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Sheldon Knights of Columbus Free Throw Contest Upcomming

knights-of-columbusThe Sheldon Knights of Columbus will be sponsoring a Free Throw Contest on Sunday, January 22, 2017, at 5:00 pm. The contest will take place at the Village Northwest Unlimited Gymnasium in the Wansink Center.  Doors will open at 4:00 pm for registration and practice shooting. Boys and girls who are 9-14 by January 1, 2017, are eligible to participate.  Those participating may register at the door.

Each participant will get 3 warm-up shots, followed by shooting 15 free throws during the competition. Boys and girls, ages 10 and 11, will shoot with a women’s regulation size basketball from a foul line 12-foot away from a 10-foot high basket. Girls, ages 12, 13, and 14, will shoot with a women’s regulation size basketball from a foul line 15-foot away from a 10-foot high basket. Boys, ages 12, 13, and 14, will shoot with a men’s regulation size basketball from a foul line 15-foot away from a 10-foot high basket.

First, second, and third place medals will be awarded for boys and girls in each age division for those individuals who make the most free throws out of the 15 shots. In addition, those participating will also have an opportunity to win other prizes. Those finishing first and second in their respective divisions will advance to the district level of competition.

If you have questions, contact Ron Jansen (324-2745) or Jim Gude (324-2385)

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