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Mendham Township Official News & Announcements.  

Youth Free Throw Contest sponsored by Knights of Columbus

Release Date: January 01, 2019
The local competition will be held on Saturday, January 12th, 10am-1pm at the St. Joseph’s School Gym at 8 W. Main St., Mendham

Youth Free Throw Contest sponsored by Knights of Columbus

Fun, free event for youth

Mendham, NJ – All boys and girls ages 9 to 14 are invited to participate in the 2019 Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship. The local competition will be held on Saturday, January 12th, 10am-1pm at the St. Joseph’s School Gym at 8 W. Main St., Mendham, NJ.

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 Knights of Columbus international headquarters based on scores from the state-level competitions.

Totally fun!  Please spread the word!??

What you need to know... 

  • All boys and girls ages 9 to 14 as of January 1, 2019 are eligible to participate and will compete in their respective age/gender divisions
  • Each contestant gets a few warm ups and then 15 free throw attempts
  • Best player in each age group & gender moves on to the regional competition to be held in February
  • Arrive anytime after 10am, but no later than 1:00pm
  • Don’t feel obligated to stay until the end.  The event was planned with a big 3hr window to ensure busy folks could get there between other activities
  • Winners will be notified of results if they're required to leave before 1pm
  • Parents or guardian must accompany the children and entry forms will be available at the event entrance
  • No need to register in advance
  • Although RSVP is not required, it would be helpful if participants notified Tom Shaw at shaw07030@yahoo.com? for planning purposes.

For more information contact Tom Shaw at 908-217-0656 or shaw07030@yahoo.com.

Council 6462 is one of 17,000 Knights of Columbus councils that make up the world’s largest Catholic fraternal service organization. Founded in 1882 to assist working-class and immigrant Catholics in the United States, today the approximately two million members of the Knights put their faith into action through a broad range of charitable causes locally, nationally and internationally with financial contributions and hands-on service.