Skyforce Partners with Local Knights of Columbus Councils to Host Free Throw Contests
Sioux Falls, S.D. (Dec. 21, 2012) - The Sioux Falls Skyforce and four local Knights of Columbus councils have partnered up to host free throw contests in conjunction with the 2013 Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship. All boys and girls ages 10-14 are invited to participate in the local level of competition. Each youngster may compete in only one local competition.
Below are dates and times of upcoming local competitions:
St. Michael Council Splitrock Council St. Lambert/St. Therese Council
Sunday, Jan. 13 Sunday, Jan. 13 Sunday, Jan. 20
St. Michael's Parish Brandon Elementary St. Lambert Parish
1600 S. Marion Rd. 501 E. Holly Blvd. 1000 S. Bahnson Ave.
Sioux Falls, SD 57106 Brandon, SD 57005 Sioux Falls, SD 57103
12:30 p.m. registration 12:30 p.m. registration 12:30 p.m. registration
1-2:30 p.m. 1-2:30 p.m. 1-2:30 p.m.
All contestants on the local level are recognized for their participation in the event and the first 50 entrants at each competition will receive a K of C mini foam basketball. Participants are required to furnish proof of age and written parental consent. Ten winners from each council (one boy and girl from each age group) will advance to the district level.
The district competition will be held at the Sioux Falls Family YMCA on Sunday, Jan. 27 from 1-3 p.m. (12:30 p.m. registration). District winners will receive two free tickets to the Skyforce game on Saturday, Feb. 23 and be recognized at halftime. All K of C members can attend the game for only $10 ($15 value) and kids can participate in the pregame fan tunnel. To order tickets please contact Kyle Kapitan at (605) 332-0605 or email@example.com.
About Knights of Columbus
The Knights of Columbus is an international Catholic family fraternal service organization with nearly 1.8 million members in over 14,000 local councils. Last year, Knights donated over 70 million volunteer hours and $154 million to charitable and benevolent causes, sponsoring projects to benefit their church, councils, communities, culture of life, families and youth.
Season tickets and 12-ticket flex packs for the 2012-13 season are on sale. Discounts and benefits are available for groups of 10 or more. For more information please contact a Skyforce representative at (605) 332-0605.
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