We Are Looking for the Best Athletes in Wichita!



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The Greater Wichita YMCA will be hosting Viii Sports Qualifying Championships, a multi-sport course competition, on Saturday, June 29th (8am - 12pm) at the South YMCA (3405 S. Meridian Ave., Wichita, KS 67217). The winning male and female from this Championship Qualifier will be invited to compete live on ESPN in the Viii Sports National Championships on August 2, 2024 in Rock Hill, South Carolina. Airfare, lodging, meals, and local transportation will be provided. 

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What is Viii Sports?

Viii Sports is an exciting challenge involving a race to execute a series of key skills across eight sports (golf, softball, tennis, basketball, football, soccer, strength and speed). All sports except speed have 3 balls in a defined area, and a target some distance away. Successfully getting a ball in the target gives the competitor 1, 2, or 3 points - depending on the distance and difficulty. There are 50 points possible, six for each of the eight sports, plus two bonus points for speed.


What is the competition course?

Each participant competes in 8 sports in under 3 minutes: Golf, Softball, Tennis, Basketball, Football, Soccer, Strength, and Speed. Watch this video to see a demonstration! 


What are the rules?

Must be 18 or older to participate. Must complete the entire course to regulations and have the best results in order to go to the National Championship.


Do you have to be a YMCA member to tryout?

No, tryouts are open to the community and is free for YMCA members. For non-member competitors, there is a $10 fee that must be paid on or before the day of the competition.