Free Throw Competition

Chairman Mark Hartmann


Knights of Columbus Free Throw
WHEN: January 31 & February 1, 2018
WHERE: St. Croix Catholic School
WHO: Held during SCCS Gym periods

Since 1972, councils have sponsored the Knights of Columbus International Free Throw Championship for boys and girls between the ages of 9 and 14.

The championship is set up to have the contestants compete within their own gender and age group. All competition starts at the local level. Winners move on to the district, regional, and state or provincial levels. From there, some make it to the international level for championship competition in their group.

Suggested Time Frame: 
Council Championship — January
District Championship — February 18 2018 at North St. Paul
Regional Championship (Region 12) — February 20 2018 at Transfiguration

Transfiguration School
6133 15th Street North,

MN State Championship — April 7 2018 in St Cloud

The 2018 Minnesota State Free Throw Championship
will be hosted on April 7, 2018. The tentative location
is Cathedral High School in St. Cloud – the same location
as the last two years.

Competition Level
Council level- Each contestant receives three warm-up tosses followed by 15 consecutive free throw attempts from the appropriate age-designated foul line.  In the event of a tie each contestant receives five free throws and no warm-ups.

District, regional, and state level- Each contestant receives three warm-up tosses followed by 25 consecutive free throw attempts from the foul line. To break a tie, contestants take a second round of five free throws.

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