Youth free throw championship set on Jan. 17

Staff Writer
The Destin Log

All boys and girls ages 10 to 14 are invited to participate at the local level of competition of the 2014 Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship. 

The local competition, sponsored by the Emerald Coast Knights of Columbus Council 11893, will be held at the Life Center at the Destin Methodist Church from 6-8 p.m. on Jan. 17 with sign-ups from 5-6 p.m. The event is free to all participants. Hot dogs and drinks are also provided to all participants. Awards will be given to the top three winners in each age group.

The Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship is sponsored annually, with winners progressing through local (Destin), district (Niceville), regional (Pensacola) and state (Orlando) competitions. Last year more than 223,000 sharpshooters participated in over 3,200 local competitions.

Participants are required to furnish written parental consent (forms available during sign-in).  Winners progressing to district and higher competitions are required to provide proof of age. 

For entry forms or additional information contact Tim Kersanac 850-598-5655.