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Free Throw Competition

Join the fun this Sunday at OJSHS!

Join the fun this Sunday at OJSHS!

The Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship is taking place this Sunday at Onoway Jr./Sr. High School at 1:00 p.m. It is free to participate in this event, all children ages 10 to 14 as of January 1, 2017 are welcome to participate.

Age categories are:

Boys and girls 10 and 11 as of January 1, 2017

Participants will use a women's regulation-sized basketball and shoot from 12 feet.

Girls ages 12, 13 & 14 as of January 1, 2017

Participants will use a women's regulation-sized basketball and shoot from 15 feet.

Boys ages 12, 13 & 14 as of January 1, 2017

Participants will use a men's regulation-sized basketball and shoot from 15 feet.

Each contestant will receive 3 warm-up tosses followed by 15 consecutive free throw attempts.

To break a tie, contestants take a second round of five free throws. No warm-up tosses. Successive rounds of five free throws continue until a winner emerges.

 

VERY IMPORTANT: Contestants may NOT cross the line until the basketball touches the basket.

Winners advance to a competition at St. Joe’s School in Edmonton on March 19th, 2017.

 

 

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