St. Joseph Knights of Columbus Council No. 1325 will sponsor a Youth Free Throw Championship.

All boys and girls ages 9 to 14 are invited to participate in the local level of competition for the 2018 Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship.

The local competition will be at 1 p.m. Jan. 14 at St. Joseph Parish School, formerly Kennedy Middle School, 1309 Fort, Hays. 

The Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship is sponsored annually, with winners progressing through local, district and state competitions. International champions are announced by the K of C international headquarters based on scores from the state-level competitions.

All boys and girls ages 9 to 14 are eligible to participate and will compete in their respective age divisions. Last year, more than 120,000 sharpshooters participated in more than 3,600 local competitions.

All contestants on the local level are recognized for their participation in the event. Participants are required to furnish proof of age and written parental consent.

For entry forms or additional information, contact Mark Herl (785) 623-9579 or