The Knights of Columbus will host its annual free throw championship for boys and girls ages 9-14 as of Jan. 1.

A local competition will be held 12:30 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 12 at the Crosby-Ironton High School Gymnasium; noon, Sunday, Jan. 12 at Crosslake Community Center and 12:30 p.m. Jan. 19 at St. Francis School Gymnasium.

Participants can complete in only one event.

All participants are required to furnish a copy of proof of age and written parental consent. For entry forms or additional information contact Justin Smith 218-330-1431, Nick Hoelz 218-820-7309 or Hank Scheinholst 218-330-4785.

Age bracket winners at the local level will advance to the district round Feb. 2 or 9. The Regional will be Feb. 23 in Aitkin and the state competition will be March 28 in St. Cloud.