Jun 20, 2022

JCHS and MHS football will compete in "11-On" competition

Posted Jun 20, 2022 12:06 AM


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:

  1. Center High School
  2. Junction City High School
  3. Manhattan High School
  4. Olathe West High School
  5. Shawnee Heights High School
  6. Hayden Catholic High School
  7. Seaman High School
  8. 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.