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Sheldon Knights of Columbus Free Throw Contest

Sheldon, Iowa — The Sheldon Knights of Columbus are hosting their annual free throw contest on Saturday, January 29th at 12:00 pm located at the VNU Wansink Center.

Boys and girls who are 9-14 by January 1, 2022, are eligible to participate, and each participant will get 3 warm-up shots, followed by shooting 15 free throws during the competition.

Boys and girls, ages 9, 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.

Doors will open at 11:00 pm for registration and practice shooting.

First, second, and third place medals will be awarded for boys and girls in each age division.

Those finishing first and second in their respective divisions will advance to the district level of competition,
Those participating will also have an opportunity to win other prizes.

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