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June 1st, 2024
Derby, Kansas


Challenge is

  • An annual sports competition that provides a platform for athletes with physical disability or visual impairment to showcase their talent and spirit.

  • An opportunity for athletes to challenge themselves, connect with others, and inspire the world with their abilities.

  • Organized with the aim to promote inclusion, diversity, and equality in sports.



The event has been held since 1989. Adult and junior age divisions are offered in track and field events and an open-age division boccia competition. Challenge is a member organization of Move United, a national network serving individuals with disabilities of all ages. Join us for an unforgettable experience and celebrate the athletes.

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Challenge Games 2024 Schedule

7:00 AM Classification – Competitors who have not been classified must go through an evaluation to determine a regional classification.  You will be contacted the week before the meet RE: your scheduled appt time

8:00 AM Coach’s meeting-Team coaches, and all individual athletes or their representatives should attend


8:15 AM Group picture of participants.  Please be on the track by 8:15.


8:30 AM Opening ceremony


8:45-11:15 AM Track and boccia competition (power chair boccia players can compete in weave and 100M before going to the gym for boccia)


11:00-12:00 PM Lunch--Free for athletes, $2 for fans, pay onsite

12:15-4:30 PM Field events and slalom

4:30-6:30 PM Free to competitors, $5.00 tickets sold to anyone else. Location—Hubbard Arts Center, 309 N Woodlawn in Derby

6:00 PM Awards presentation!!  (at the Victory Dance)


Entry Fees

Entry fees for Challenge 2024 are $25.00 per athlete.  This will include a t-shirt, lunch and dinner, awards, and a victory dance.  Additional t-shirts and tickets to the Victory dinner and dance for family and friends can be purchased with registration.  Purchasing in advance will guarantee availability and decrease the congestion at check-in. 

Deadline for entries is May 9

After May 9, entry fee is $40.00

Registration closes on May 18

“The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.”

Franklin D. Roosevelt

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How to Help The Challenge Games

01. Donate

Support the Athletes!

02. Volunteer

Volunteers Needed!

03. Sponsors

Become a Sponsor!


Support the Athletes

Join us in supporting the athletes and making a difference in their lives. Every contribution counts and helps us to create a better world for everyone.

Donate with PayPal 

If you would like to donate to Challenge, any amount, large or small, is appreciated. We are a 501(c)3 nonprofit corporation, so donations are tax deductable. PayPal donations may be made online from this page.


Join Us in Celebrating the Athletes

at Challenge Games

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