USA Volleyball Wichita

Wichita to Host 2021 Olympic Volleyball Tuneup

Wichita, Kansas, will host the only tournament that the U.S. Women’s Volleyball National Team will play in the United States before the Tokyo Olympic Games. The city was selected by USA Volleyball to host the FIVB Volleyball Nations League event, which will be staged June 1–3, 2021, at Charles Koch Arena on the campus of […]

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Kelli Elmore

Kelli Elmore Joins Visit Wichita Sports Staff

Kelli Elmore has joined Visit Wichita (Kansas) as sports event manager, joining the bureau’s sports sales team that includes Brian Hargrove, executive director of sports development, and Josh Howell, sports sales manager. “I am extremely excited to work with the incredible team at Visit Wichita to help bring sporting events to the city,” said Elmore. […]

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Jimmie Burnette
Beep baseball is one of the most popular sports for the blind, played with balls and bases that make sounds. Since some players are partially sighted, all participants are required to wear blindfolds. Photo: David Goldman/AP Images

Wichita Awarded 2021 World Series of Beep Baseball

The National Beep Baseball Association has selected Wichita, Kansas, to host the 2021 World Series of Beep Baseball, the first time the city will have hosted the event for blind or visually impaired athletes since 1978. Visit Wichita partnered on the bid with Envision, a Wichita-based organization that helps those who are blind or visually […]

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