By WIBW TV
TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - The Kansas City Chiefs will host eight local schools to play against each other in an all-day competition at Washburn University.
In partnership with Nike, the Kansas City Chiefs says it will host eight high school football teams for an “11-On” competition at Washburn University’s Yager Stadium, 1925 SW College Ave., on Friday, June 24.
The Chiefs said 11-On is a unique, half-day, team experience initiative that supports scholastic high school football team competition. It said the program focuses on building character and life skills - along with team foundations - through an exciting and fast-paced competitive event.
Participating schools include:
- Center High School
- Junction City High School
- Manhattan High School
- Olathe West High School
- Shawnee Heights High School
- Hayden Catholic High School
- Seaman High School
- Washburn Rural High School
The team noted that the event begins at 9 a.m. and will conclude at 5 p.m. with different schools competing throughout the day. It said the event format includes multiple 7-on-7 games along with position-specific drills conducted in alternating drill stations to work on skills and technique.
Chiefs said 11-On powered by Nike is open to the public and free to attend - whether a family member or friend is competing or not.
In addition to the on-field competition, the Chiefs said it will also bring a Lombardi Trophy display for photos. It said the Chiefs Training Lab powered by GEHA - the club’s mobile, interactive experience to teach youth about the importance of health, wellness and being active - will also be at the event.