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Greater Wichita Area Sports Commission

Featured Events

The Greater Wichita Area Sports Commission has worked to plan and promote Wichita sports for more than twenty years. We proudly work to unite our community through a variety of featured events and awards every year. Read more about our services!

Prairie Fire Wichita Marathon

Prairie Fire Marathon

The Sports Commission has proudly held the variety of Spring and Fall races in our Full, Half, 5k, Back 2 Back, Youth Marathon, Fun Run-Walk, and Kid’s Mile family-friendly events for more than 10 years.

Buster Posey Award

Buster Posey Award

The Buster Posey National Collegiate Catcher of the Year Award honors the nation’s top division one collegiate catcher as voted on by head coaches and sports information directors.

Greater Wichita Sports Banquet

One of the initial events developed by the GWASC in 1998. Held each summer, the Greater Wichita Sports Banquet is a celebration of sports achievement in south-central Kansas.

NBC World Series

NBC World Series

Since 1935, NBC World Series has produced more than 800 Major League Baseball players. Each year, nearly every MLB team sends scouts to the tournament looking for the best amateur talent from around the world, a who’s who for the future of the Major Leagues.

Wichita Corporate Challenge

Corporate Challenge is a health and fitness challenge to local organizations, businesses, and corporations. Multiple fun events for men and women build pride, morale, and camaraderie amongst employees and companies.

Local Teams

Wichita Thunder
National Baseball Congress
Wichita Force
Wichita State Shockers
Newman Jets
Wichita Wind Surge
FC Wichita Academy
Wichita Public Schools
Friends University Falcons
Wichita Wings
Wichita Wizards

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