What’s the difference between the Open and Kama’aina Divisions?
The Open Division, there is no restriction on the geographic location your team is from. For the Kama’aina division, only teams from Hawaii will be able to compete. In the Kama’aina Division, the loads and movements will be scaled compared to the Open division. Finally, the top 3 teams in the Open division at the VA Games in September are awarded prize money (1st place - $3000, 2nd place - $2000, 3rd place - $1000). No prize money awarded in the Kama`aina division.