Sporting Events

Kansas Kids Wrestling Folkstyle Championship 
2019 marked the 30th year Topeka hosted the Kansas Kids Wrestling Championship. Thousands of wrestlers from across the state squared off on the mat.

Topeka Pilots Hockey
The Topeka Pilots is a Tier II junior ice hockey team in the South Division of the North American Hockey League. The hockey season starts in September and ends in April.

Governor's Cup Soccer 
Governor's Cup Soccer is a large invitational soccer tournament held every spring and fall, The tournament is held at the Sunflower Soccer fields.

KSHSAA State Tennis

NHRA Kansas Nationals Professional drag series featuring more than 450 teams, including dragsters and funny cars, racing up to 330 MPH on the quarter-mile track at Heartland Park Raceway. Be part of the action in May.

KSHSAA State Swim

Sunflower State Games - July 
The Annual Sunflower State Games features more than 45 sports for people of all ages and skill levels. From adventure races and BMX to cricket, disc golf and martial arts - the Sunflower State Games has the perfect activity for you. 

Kansas Senior Olympics - Sept.
The Kansas Senior Olympics is a multi-sport event that promotes fitness, good health, participation and excellence in senior athletes ages 50 years and older. The Kansas Senior Olympic games were established in 1984 by Parks and Recreation of Topeka and the Senior Adult Program. Over the years, the games and programs have been an avenue for thousands of athletes and participants to continue or begin their competitive journey to a healthier lifestyle. Our mission is to continue to provide an outlet for those seeking fitness through sports.

Topeka is the only sanctioned site in Kansas for athletes to qualify for the National Senior Games. Athletes who meet preset requirements at the Kansas Senior Olympics in even-numbered years will qualify to participate in the National Senior Games presented by Humana that are held in odd-numbered years.