The Jr. Olympic Skills Competition is a FREE national grassroots skills competition that provides both, boys and girls ages 8 to 13, the opportunity to showcase their athletic abilities in four (4) sports – basketball, soccer, tennis and track & field. Jr. Olympic Skills Competition encourages youth participation in sport and emphasizes fair and friendly competition. Youngsters can participate in any or all of the individual sports and advance through three (3) levels of competition, including Local, Regional and the National Finals. Each sport is scored individually and the boys and girls compete separately.