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Knights of Columbus Competition

Knights Of Columbus free-throw championship competition to be held on Tuesday, Jan. 4, at the Hopkinton High School after the Hopkinton/Ashland varsity boys basketball game. The game starts at 6:45pm and registration will begin in the High School Gym at 7:30pm. All  boys and girls ages 9-14 can participate regardless of disabilities!

The Knights of Columbus free-throw competition is an annual event sponsored by the Ashland/Hopkinton Council (Bishop Rice council #4822) The event is open to all boys and girls aged 9 to 14 in the local communities. Trophies will be presented to first and second place winners and a medal is awarded to the third-place winner in each age category. First place winners advance to the district finals. The event brings the youth of the community together for a friendly competition and all can participate regardless of disabilities.

Since 1972, The Knights of Columbus have sponsored a basketball free-throw competition for boys and girls between the ages of 9 and 14. The Knights of Columbus, founded in 1882, is an Organization of Roman Catholic men whose charter is to support both their parishes and communities. Based upon the founding principles of charity, unity, fraternity, and patriotism, the Knights of Columbus provide numerous services to their local communities. The Bishop Rice Council #4822 conducts numerous charity events in support of the parishes of St.John the Evangelist in Hopkinton and Saint Cecilia’s in Ashland. 

For more information please contact: Joe Altman, 508-380-0163. [email protected]