All boys and girls ages 9-14 are invited to participate in the local level of competition for the 2016 Knights of Columbus Soccer Challenge. The local competition will be held at Mesquite Rec Center Fields from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Oct. 22.

The Knights of Columbus Soccer Challenger is sponsored annually, with winners progressing through local, district and state competitions. International champions are announced by the KofC International Headquarters in New Haven, Connecticut, based on scores from state-level competition. All boys and girls 9-14 years old are eligible to participate and will compete in their respective age divisions.

All contestants on the local level are recognized for their participation in the event. Participants are required to furnish proof of age and written parental consent. Registration will be held at Woodbury Field on the day of the event. For additional information contact Miguel Mejia 702-769-5971 or Joel Sodano 702-613-4314

The Knights of Columbus is an international catholic family fraternal service organization with 1.8 million members in over 15,000 local councils. Last year the Knights donated 70 million volunteer hours and $170 million to charitable and benevolent causes, sponsoring projects to benefit their church, communities, Culture of Life, families and youth.