The Epic Saga of the Chase Tag World Championships in Évry-Courcouronnes

In the heart of Évry-Courcouronnes, history was made as the world watched in awe and excitement during the Chase Tag World Championships from April 26 to 28. This monumental event marked several firsts in the sport’s history, from its location outside London to the introduction of a women’s division and the inclusion of Asian teams. With a record-breaking turnout of 22 teams and nearly 130 athletes from 10 countries, the championships were nothing short of spectacular. Join us as we delve into the thrilling highlights, unforgettable moments, and the incredible level of competition that captivated audiences worldwide.

A Historic Milestone

For the first time in the history of Chase Tag, the world championships ventured beyond the borders of London, UK, to the vibrant city of Évry-Courcouronnes. This decision opened doors to new opportunities, allowing the sport to reach a wider audience and attract participants from diverse backgrounds. The move symbolized a significant milestone in Chase Tag’s evolution, highlighting its growing popularity and global appeal.


The Rise of Women in Chase Tag

One of the most groundbreaking aspects of the championships was the introduction of a women’s division, marking a pivotal moment in the sport’s journey towards inclusivity and gender equality. Urban Corp Nano emerged as the trailblazers, securing their place in history as the first-ever female World Champions. Their victory not only showcased their exceptional athleticism but also inspired countless aspiring female athletes to pursue their passion for Chase Tag.

Thrilling Competition and Unforgettable Moments

With 22 teams vying for glory and nearly 130 athletes showcasing their skills, the level of competition reached unprecedented heights. From heart-stopping chases to jaw-dropping evasions, each match was a testament to the dedication and talent of the participants. Highlights included Hollywood Freerunners’ triumph in the open division, ParkourMan’s impressive debut on the world stage, and Valkyrie Freerun’s electrifying performance in their first international competition.


A Spectacle to Remember

The excitement wasn’t confined to the arena, as spectators from around the world tuned in to witness the action unfold live. The livestream attracted over 440,000 views on various platforms, while an impressive crowd of nearly 6,000 people gathered onsite to cheer on their favorite teams. The energy was palpable, and the atmosphere was electric as fans immersed themselves in the thrill of Chase Tag.

Gratitude and Appreciation

None of this would have been possible without the unwavering support of our partners, sponsors, staff, volunteers, and independent contributors. From Grand Paris Sud to Oakley, each entity played a crucial role in bringing the championships to life. Special thanks to the Arènes d’Évry-Courcouronnes, the city and tourist office of Évry-Courcouronnes, Ryff, Squared Events, TBC Media, and Chase Tag Arena for their invaluable contributions.


As the curtains close on an unforgettable weekend of competition, we extend our heartfelt gratitude to everyone who made the Chase Tag World Championships in Évry-Courcouronnes a resounding success. With memories etched in our minds and inspiration fueling our spirits, we eagerly anticipate the next chapter in Chase Tag’s extraordinary journey. Until then, let’s cherish the moments, celebrate the achievements, and continue to push the boundaries of what’s possible in the world of Chase Tag.

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