Sturgis to host Free Throw championship

STURGIS, S.D. – All boys and girls ages 9 to 14 are invited to take part in the local level of competition for the 2020 Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship.  The St. Francis of Assisi Knights of Columbus council is holding the competition Sunday, January 26th at 4pm at the Sturgis Armory, 1019 Main Street, downtown Sturgis.

All contestants are recognized for their participation in the event and champions will move on to the district competition for a shot at competing at the state free throw championship.  Last year, more than 120,000 sharpshooters competed in over 3,600 competitions.

All participants need to bring proof of age, with a birth certificate or a form of official identification that shows date of birth.  Also bring a parent – written parental permission is required.  The district competition will be held in Sturgis at the community center on Feb 1st.   Contact Eric Fowler at 490-3372 or Terry Anderson at 499-8104 if you have any questions.

The Knights of Columbus is an international Catholic family fraternal organization with more than 1.8 million members in 15,000 local councils.  Last year, the Knights donated more than 70-million volunteer hours and $170 million to charitable and benevolent causes, sponsoring projects to benefit their churches, councils, communities, culture of life, families and youth.

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