(Gray News) - Millions of children play tag while growing up, but the playground game has become a competitive sport seen by millions around the world.
World Chase Tag was established in 2011, and it has established itself as a top event for athletes to show off their ability to chase and evade.
The competition involves obstacles in a playing arena called The Quad. The goal is for the chaser to tag the evader in a certain amount of time.
The most popular format used in global events is a team format called the Chase-Off, where two groups of athletes battle each other in 20-second chases.
World Chase Tag gained notoriety with its YouTube channel, as millions of people have watched videos of past competitions, helping the sport grow in popularity.