Are you ready for the Ocho-est Ocho to date? ESPN8: The Ocho 2023 is ready to deliver! What wild alternative sporting events will steal the show this year? Here's everything you need to know about the latest lineup.
When are the events? How can I watch?
ESPN8: The Ocho will return to ESPN2 Thursday through Saturday for 43 hours of unique sports programming.
Here is the events schedule (all times ET):
Savannah Bananas vs. The Party Animals: 7 p.m.
2023 ACL Pro Shootout Championship: 9 p.m.
2023 Table Hockey World Championships: 10 p.m.
Red Bull Fierste Ljepper: 10:30 p.m.
SlamBall: 11 p.m.
Stern Heads-Up Pinball Invitational: 1 a.m.
2020 USA Mullet Championships: 1:30 a.m.
2021 US Air Guitar Championships: 2 a.m.
2022 Disc Golf Pro Tour Championship: 3 a.m.
Jelle's Marble Runs: 4 a.m.
Foosball World Cup: 4:30 a.m.
World Chase Tag 5: 5:30 a.m.
2023 Wisconsin Auctioneers Championship: 6:30 a.m.
Microsoft Excel World Championship: 7 a.m.
Truck and Tractor Pulling: 7:30 a.m.
OneWheel World Championship: 8 a.m.
Arm Wrestling Reborn: 8:30 a.m.
Extreme Axe & Knife Games: 9 a.m.
Omegaball Women's Invitational: 10 a.m.
2023 BullShooter Invitational Shootout: 11 a.m.
Omegaball Men's Invitational: 12 p.m.
Professional Cuesports League (PCL): 1 p.m.
TurfWars Invitational: Adult Kickball Championship: 2 p.m.
The Ocho Show: 3 p.m.
2023 NWLA Wiffleball All-Stars: 4 p.m.
Major League Table Tennis: 5 p.m.
2023 Slippery Stairs: 6 p.m.
Johnsonville SuperHole IV Championship: 7 p.m.
Viii Sports YMCA Invitational: 9 p.m.
Pillow Fight Championship: 10 p.m.
2023 FootGolf World Cup: 11 p.m.
Masskrugstemmen Stein Holding Competition: 11:30 p.m.
2023 Corgi Races: 12 a.m.
World Dog Surfing Championship Best Waves: 12:30 a.m.
USA Dodgeball All-Star Showcase: 1 a.m.
CROSSNET Sand Series: SoCal: 2 a.m.
2022 eSkootr Championship: 2:30 a.m.
2022 Spikeball's Co-Ed Invitational: Utah: 3 a.m.
Red Bull Paper Wings: 4 a.m.
Corunna Belt Sander Races: 4:30 a.m.
Franklin Rock River Stone Skipping Competition: 5 a.m.
Teqball Tour: Los Angeles: 5:30 a.m.
2020 Tetris Championships: 6:30 a.m.
Golden Tee World Championship: 7:30 a.m.
World Sign Spinning Championship: 8 a.m.
Grass Drag Racing Season Opener: 8:30 a.m.
2022 AUDL Championship: 9 a.m.
Ultimate Ninja World Finals: 9:30 a.m.
Red Bull Rapids: 10 a.m.
FlingGolf: San Diego Open: 10:30 a.m.
Professional Horseshoes League: 11 a.m.
2023 ACL Pro Doubles World Championship: 12 p.m.
What sports are making their debut this year?
2023 Table Hockey World Championships, Red Bull Fierste Ljepper, 2023 Wisconsin Auctioneers Championship, Microsoft Excel World Championship, Truck and Tractor Pulling, OneWheel World Championship, Arm Wrestling Reborn, Viii Sports YMCA Invitational, 2023 FootGolf World Cup, Masskrugstemmen Stein Holding Competition, 2023 Corgi Races, World Dog Surfing Championship Best Waves, Grass Drag Racing Season Opener, 2022 AUDL Championship, Ultimate Ninja World Finals, Red Bull Rapids, FlingGolf: San Diego Open, and Professional Horseshoes League are all making first-time appearances on The Ocho.
Will there be any fun celebrity guests?
Celebrities participating in the games include Chad Ochocinco, Shemar Moore, Sanya Richards-Ross, Paige Hathaway, Alex Mattison, Crissa Jackson, and Kel Mitchell.
What is the origin story of ESPN8: The Ocho?
The fan-favorite event is inspired by the classic comedy "Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story." The dodgeball players in the film played games that were featured on a fictional version of ESPN called "ESPN8: The Ocho."
How can I get more ESPN8: The Ocho content?
Fans can access all of the action on The Ocho dedicated watch page.