MONROE — All boys and girls ages 9 to 14 are invited to participate in the local level of competition for the 2017 Knights of Columbus free throw championship.The local competition will be held on Saturday, Jan. 13, at the Sacred Heart School Gymnasium. Walk-in registration is from 10 to 11 a.m. The competition starts at 11 am.Participants should provide proof of age and written parental consent on the entry form. All participants must be present while their age category is shooting. There is no entry fee.Winners will receive a patch and engraved plaque and progress to the district completion with a chance to progress to the regional and state competition. All contestants at the local level are recognized for their participation in the event. For additional information, contact Jim Banville at 783-6458.