Local/Council Free Throw Competition   

Saturday January 18th, 2020 at 5:30PM   

Ave Maria Academy Gym

For more information, contact Joe Badalucco at 763-232-9564 or jpbad996@comcast.net.


All boys and girls ages 9 to 14 are invited to participate in the local/council level of competition for the 2020 Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship. The local competition will be held January 18th, at 5:30 PM in the Gym of Ave Maria Academy in Maple Grove, MN which is located off Bass Lake Road approximately 3 miles west of Interstate 494.

The Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship is sponsored annually, with winners progressing through local/council, district, regional and state competitions. International champions are announced by the K of C international headquarters based on scores from the state-level competitions. All boys and girls 9 to 14 years old are eligible to participate and will compete in their respective age divisions. Last year more than 120,000 sharpshooters participated in over 3,600 local competitions.

The winners of the local qualify to advance to the district competition on February 8th, 2020 at 12:30 in the gym of the Good Shepard Church and School in Golden Valley. Winners of the district will then advance to the regional competition to be held in February; the date and location to be determined. And finally, winners of the regional will advance to the state competition to be held on March 28th at the Cathedral High School in St. Cloud.

All contestants on the local level are recognized for their participation in the event.  Age eligibility is determined by the age of the contestant on January 1st, 2020. Parental/guardian consent is required. For entry forms or additional information, contact Joe Badalucco at 763.232.9564 or jpbad996@comcast.net.

The Knights of Columbus is an international Catholic family fraternal service organization with over 1.8 million members in 15,000 local councils. Last year, Knights donated over 70 million volunteer hours and $167.5 million to charitable and benevolent causes, sponsoring projects to benefit their church, councils, communities, culture of life, families and youth.

The Churches of Rome

A Pictorial tour of Rome’s most special Churches

With Greg Pulles, author of SACRED PLACES


February 27, 6-8 PM, 2020

Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church

155 County Road 24, Wayzata 

6:00 pm Mass

6:30 pm Reception

7-7:45 pm Dinner & Presentation

     (Italian Pasta, Italian table wine!)

 RSVP by January 31st  to kofc@hnoj.org

All are Welcome!