Knights Of Columbus Free Throw Competition December 7

The Knights of Columbus will be hosting their free throw competition on Saturday, December 7 from 10 AM – Noon at the Anselmo-Merna Gym. This event will be for youth ages 9-14. All area youth can participate anytime on Saturday morning with tie-breaker rounds beginning around noon if needed. Awards will follow.

Ages 9, 10, 11 (Boys & Girls Competition): Use a women’s regulation-size basketball and shoot from a 12 foot foul line at a 10 foot high basket.

Ages 12, 13, 14 (Girls Competitions): Use a women’s regulation size basketball and shoot from the regulation foul line 15 feet from a 10 foot high basket.

Ages 12, 13, 14 (Boys Competitions): Use a men’s regulation-size basketball shoot from the regulation foul line 15 feet from a 10 foot high basket.

At the council competition level, each contestant receives three warm-up tosses followed by 15 consecutive Free Throw attempts from the appropriate age-designated foul line. To break a tie, contestants take a second round of five free throws. No warm-up tosses are permitted for the tie-breaker rounds. Successive rounds of five free throws each continue until a winner emerges.

At the district, regional, and state levels, 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. No warm-up tosses are permitted for the tie-breaker rounds. Successive rounds of five free throws each continue until a winner emerges

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