Knights of Columbus free throw contest coming up

Staff ~ The Truro Daily News
Published on January 8, 2014

TRURO - The Knights of Columbus are hosting the 42nd annual Basketball Free Throw contest later this month.

The event will be held Jan. 25 at 1 p.m. at Redcliff Middle School and is open to Colchester County boys and girls from age 8 to 14.

There is no entry fee and participants receive free pizza and pop afterwards along with a shoulder patch and certificate of participation.

The winners of each age group receive a trophy and move on to regional and provincial championships.

Entry forms are available through the Colchester Basketball Association, Colchester County schools, at or at the door on competition day.

The competition has been held since 1972 with more than five million children in five countries taking part.