YMCA It’s a Knockout 2024

Sunday 23 June 2024

Raise money for young people in the local community!

Enter a team for the YMCA It’s a Knockout 2024 – help raise money for young people YMCA support in the Newark community and compete with local businesses and groups in a fun, high energy event!



Enter your team today!

Many will remember the popular 80’s TV programme – the fun, and high energy It’s a Knockout.  Now you have the chance to take part with your own team of 10 and compete at the YMCA Village in a variety of fun games!  Will you be the winners in Slippery Summit, Medieval Madness, Penguin Pursuit or Fe Fi Fo Fall?

Enter your team today!

  • Compete in six games based on the TV show
  • Money raised goes directly to support young people in the Newark area
  • Prizes and refreshments for teams in the YMCA Village after the competition
  • Fun day out for family and friends.

Fun for everyone


Three entry options:

Teams choose from one of three entry options and commit to donating a proportion of £1,000 (or more)

So for a team of 10 each member would just need to raise £100 each

Prizes for team winners and individuals that raise the most money!


£500 entry fee, team raise an additional minimum of £500

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£750 entry fee, team raise an additional minimum of £250

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£1,000 entry fee, with no formal fundraising target


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You can also choose to pay a £100 deposit when you register, and raise money up to the event on Sunday 23rd June 2024.

We’ll register your team and competitors on a fundraising platform that will keep track of all your donations and team total

Any shortfall for the full £1,000 entry, must then be met by the business or group before Friday 28th June 2024.


Download a sponsorship form

Why you should enter…

✓ Compete in YMCA’s It’s a Knockout – with the chance to be crowned the 2023 winner of this first annual event

✓ Raise money that will go directly to support young young people in the Newark area in YMCA projects and programmes

✓ Have fun team building, raising the profile of your business or group, AND raising money that helps others

✓ Families, friends, and supporters join you on the day to support your team

✓ Your brand or team name featured on YMCA website and all promotions

✓ Refreshments and networking in the YMCA Village Conference Room after the event.

How you will be making a difference

At YMCA Newark & Sherwood, we know that even a small contribution can make a big difference to the lives of the young people and families we support.

How your donations help:

£10 will sponsor a child to attend a YMCA day camp
£20 will provide new clothes for a vulnerable young person
£15 will give a person a safe place to stay tonight
£15 will buy a birthday present for a child living in YMCA care
£15 will help a young person in their career search
£25 will allow a young person time with a wellbeing counsellor