Kansas City Corporate Challenge 2023

Teamwork and Triumph: Keyhole Team Shines in Kansas City Corporate Challenge 2023

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Keyhole Software has officially wrapped up its fourth season of participation in the Kansas City Corporate Challenge, earning an impressive 6th place in Division H competing out of 25 teams. 

The Keyhole team was a fierce competitor over the 13-week competition and participated in nearly every event available. Overall, Keyhole employees participated in 22 events and earned 11 medals, along with earning many other points on the leaderboard. Accolades included:

  • As a team, Geoff Blogref, Adi Rosenblum, and Gena Cockrell won Gold in Weightlifting 
  • As a team, Brice McIver, Lynn Brownlee, Evan Sanning, John Hoestje, Kent Lautenschlager, Adi Rosenblum, Laura Smith, Gena Cockrell, and Melissa Conaghan won Gold in the Bike Race
  • Missy Fisher won Gold in Women’s Horseshoes and Silver in Trapshooting 
  • Brett Smith won Silver in Men’s Horseshoes
  • As a team, Tara Garcia, Kent Lautenchlager, Bernardo Leite, Brady Niswonger, and Laura Smith won Silver in Co-Ed Soccer 
  • Rachel Walker won Silver in Table Tennis
  • Melissa Conaghan won Silver in the 100 IM Relay and Bronze in the 50 Butterfly
  • As a team, Gena Cockrell, Melissa Conaghan, Kent Lautenschlager, and Samuel Seidl won Silver in the 200 Freestyle Relay and Bronze in the 100 Medley Relay

All of the events Keyhole employees participated in included the 5K, Basketball, Bike Race, Bowling, Cornhole, Darts, Disc Golf, Flag Football, Golf, Half Marathon, Horseshoes, Pickleball, Pool, Soccer, Swim Meet, Table Tennis, Track Meet, Trap Shooting, Tug-of-War, Kick-Off Walk, Weightlifting, and Volleyball.

Keyhole Software has proudly participated in KCCC since 2017, recommencing in 2023 after COVID-19. We initially joined to promote fitness and strengthen our connections in the Kansas City business community, but we stayed for the camaraderie, competition, and teamwork that come with the games.

What Is Kansas City Corporate Challenge?

Founded in 1980, KCCC is the country’s oldest and largest corporate games. With more than 33,000 participants, they unite organizations of all sizes across the metro in the spirit of friendly competition, participating in athletic events including weightlifting, track and field, swimming, table tennis, horseshoes, and everything in between. The 2023 season took place from April to June and was played at iconic Kansas City locations including Smithville Lake, Kansas Speedway, and Shawnee Mission Park.

Aside from the personal benefits to everyone who is involved in the games, each year a Kansas City-based charitable organization is chosen to benefit financially from KCCC. With a portion of every 2023 company registration, KCCC was able to donate to their charity partner, Cornerstones of Care. Giving back to the community is important to Keyhole, and participating in KCCC is just another way we are able to give back to the city so close to our hearts.

On behalf of all of us at Keyhole Software, we would like to say thank you to all the outstanding volunteers, competitors, and the KC Corporate Challenge organization for putting on another excellent event. We already can’t wait to bring our A-game in 2024!

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