YMCA It’s a Knockout 2023


Sunday 25th June 11am YMCA Village

Raise money for young people in the local community!

Enter a team for the YMCA It’s a Knockout 2023 – 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 winners and the team that raises 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 25th June 2023.

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 30th June 2023.


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.

Afterwards from 1.30-2pm teams will be welcomed to the YMCA Conference room for a buffet (bar will be open) and the opportunity to network and share experiences of the event.

Athletics Infield Track at the YMCA Village, Lord Hawke Way, Newark NG24 4FH

To enter and for more information, please email becky.dobb@ymcarhg.org.

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


  • Thank you to our Event Sponsors

    Motorfinity provide discounts on new vehicles for the UK’s Armed Forces, Veterans, Emergency Services – including Police, Fire and Rescue, Ambulance and HM Coast Guards, NHS, Prison Services, the Education and Social Care sectors and more.

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    Motorfinity deliver for their customers:

    • Simplicity – from enquiry to doorstep delivery
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    • Service – delivering a relaxed but prompt, efficient, and friendly service
    • Value – providing the best value with exclusive deals for customers.


    Financefinity offer the most advantageous APR for both HP and PCP offers. Rates are available to finance either a new or used car. Whatever the time of day or night they operate a 24/7 high-speed service with the rapid response needed – even overnight applications are swiftly approved.

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