The Knights of Columbus Council #10867 from St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Cheraw, St. Ernest Catholic Church in Pageland, and St. Dennis Catholic Church in Bennettsville will have the annual Basketball Free Throw Contest on Saturday, Jan. 25.
The event will start at 4 p.m. at the Cheraw Community Center.
The contest is open to all boys and girls ages 9 to 14, as of Jan. 1, 2014. Boys and girls will have their own competition and the contestants will compete against their own gender.
The winner in each age group will receive a certificate and a medal, with the chance to advance to the District Competition in February in Cheraw. The district winners will then advance to the state competition in Columbia in March.
All contestants at the local competition will also receive a certificate of participation. All boys and girls that want to participate in the contest can pick up registration forms at the Cheraw Community Center or register on Saturday at the competition.
The contest is free and each participant must bring a copy of their birth certificate to enter.