100M, 200M, & 4x100M DASH, Shot Put, and Long jump.
At the historic Arsenal Tech track, runners of all ages will enjoy this event finale in a family-friendly format. This track and field sprint event will award more than 50 medals, featuring three of the most exciting races in the modern track era. Neighborhoods may enter their best athletes to compete in these five events, and may decide to enter any combination of youth, women, men, and seniors to give their team the best chance to win. Individuals are limited to a maximum of three track and field events. Youth 13 & under.
For Track Registration, click here! 54 Available Medals: Gold, Silver, Bronze for Youth, Seniors, Adult Men, Adult Women.
3 on 3 Basketball
Open for both youth and adult, this event will held at the Chase Near Eastside Legacy Center and will be single elimination. Games will have two, ten-minute halves with a two minute half time, and a single time out per half. All other standard high school rules apply. Neighborhoods may submit up to three teams for competition. Youth 13 & under.
For 3 on 3 Basketball Registration, click here! 6 Available Medals: Gold, Silver, Bronze for Youth and Adult brackets
Cards: Euchre and Texas HolD-em Poker
Test your hand at Euchre and see how well your Bowers can earn your way to a gold medal. Euchre play will be partner-grand prix format for the initial rounds to determine who survives to the partner-based knock-out rounds. governed by the rules in the Book of Hoyle.
Texas Hold-em games will be limited to 10 players per table and will use progressive blinds governed by time limits to determine winners. All other Texas Hold-em play will be governed by the rules in the Book of Hoyle. Poker chips and cards will be provided.
Both card events will be held at the J H Boner Center.
For Cards Registration, click here! 6 Medals Available: Gold, Silver, Bronze for Euchre and Texas Hold-em
This year's competition will still feature the utilization of a themed secret ingredient. This ingredient will be unveiled and judged at Ash & Elm Cider Co. Cooking teams will grab their theme ingredient and return to their homes to cook. A culinary curve ball will also be introduced midway through the competition, forcing a crazy dash back and forth through the neighborhood. Please note: for mandatory ingredients, a vegetarian option will be provided if the ingredient is a meat.
For Cooking Competition Registration, click here! 3 Available Medals: Gold, Silver, Bronze
Corn Hole is an open category, single elimination (singles) tournament. Official ACO rules will be used. This competition location kicks off the tournament at the John H. Boner Center. This event allows for unlimited neighborhood participation and awards three categories: youth, adult, and seniors.
For Corn Hole registration, click here! 9 Available medals: Gold, Silver, Bronze for youth, adult, and senior.
Futsal is a smaller version of soccer played on a hard surface with five players on the court for each team (4 field players and a goal keeper). Teams can have a minimum of 6 players and a maximum of 12. In the summer of 2016, the US Soccer Foundation and Indiana Futsal teamed up to construct a professional grade futsal court on the Arsenal Tech campus behind the Chase Legacy Center. This court will be the site for the NESCO Games Futsal Tournament. There will be an Adult division (16+) with a max of 6 teams (first come, first served). The event will run 3-4 hours. The tournament will be held Monday, June 19th from 5:30 pm until finished.
For Futsal registration, click here! 3 Available Medals: Gold, Silver, Bronze
4-person teams will compete at the Commonwealth Gym in Englewood using prison dodge rules. Double elimination will apply if time allows.
For Dodgeball registration, click here! 3 Available Medals: Gold, Silver, Bronze
Frisbee golf will be played in Brookside Park and will be a two-person best ball (best frisbee) format. Two-person teams will compete in head-to-head, single elimination to determine the winner (lowest score). Youth 13 & under.
For Frisbee Golf Registration, click here! 6 Available Medals: Gold Silver, Bronze for Youth and Adult brackets
Horseshoes will be played in Brookside Park near the tennis courts close to Dearborn and Brookside Parkway South Drive. Individuals will compete in head-to-head, single elimination to determine the winner. There is no age limit, and all players will compete in adult male and female open brackets.
For Horseshoe Registration, click here! 6 Available Medals: Gold Silver, Bronze for Men's and Women's brackets
3-on-3 Rooftop Hockey
Play street hockey on a simulated surface on the rooftop of the Commonwealth at Washington and Rural. Minimum four-person teams, and substitute players are recommended. No experience required. All equipment provided. Team limits will be utilized depending on registration. This will be an open bracket tournament with single elimination.
For Hockey registration, click here! 3 Available Medals: Gold, Silver, Bronze
Tug of War
Neighborhoods will send their best anchors and pullers for a fun battle of Tug of War at QuantumFit. There will be a team size maximum of four with the following limits: Teams of 4 - 800 lbs for Men, 650 lbs for Women, 400 lbs for Kids. Any teams less than four: 600lbs for men, 475 pounds for women, and 300 pounds for kids. This event will be double elimination.
For Tug of War registration, click here! 9 Available Medals: Gold, Silver, Bronze for Men, Women, and children.
Co-ed neighborhood teams will compete in a kickball tournament at Highland Park in Holy Cross. There is a 25-minute time limit and 10-run rule in effect after 5 innings. Teams must have at least six players (tournament volunteers will provide extra players as needed). Teams must have three women to qualify as co-ed. Children 12 and older may play, but must play for an adult team.
For Kickball Registration, click here! 3 Available Medals: Gold, Silver, Bronze
Adult neighbors will square off in Arcade Golf in this single elimination tournament. Location Centerpoint Brewing Company. PGA Tour Arcade Golf (Max: 16).
Open for all ages, the Ping Pong event is held at Paramount School and is a round-robin style tournament with three age brackets: Youth, Open, and Senior. USTTA rules will be utilized (11-point games and best of three games win the match, winning by two or more). There is no limit on the number of individual neighborhood registrations. Youth 13 & under - seniors 50+.
For Table Tennis Registration, click here! 12 Available Medals: Gold, Silver, Bronze for Youth, Open, Womens, and Senior brackets
In NESCO Games trivia, neighborhood residents will visit the Golden Ace to test their knowledge of global trivia facts as well as NESCO-related history. Neighborhoods may submit multiple teams. Teams must sit as a group. Pre-registration is required, and space may be limited.
Co-ed neighborhood teams of four will compete in a single elimination volleyball tournament in Spades Park across from Spades Library. Best two out of three sets win matches to 15 points. Teams must have at least two women to qualify as co-ed. Team limits will be utilized depending on registration. Children 12 and older may play, but must play for an adult team.
For Volleyball Registration, click here! 3 Available Medals: Gold, Silver, Bronze