Kickball Today Blog

March 4, 2015

Sometimes a kickball game is all you need to get you through a wild winter. Here are 18 photos of WAKA Kickball players making the most of the cold weather and rocking the field:


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February 27, 2015

A few days ago we asked WAKA Kickball & Social Sports players to share their weekly team rituals and traditions to get some new ideas for fun at the fields.  

We found that WAKA teams have lots of different traditions including team songs, cheers, and celebratory cocktails. Many of these traditions have become super important to WAKA players and are a big part of their games each week.

Check out these ten ideas and start a new tradition with your team this season:

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February 25, 2015

This month, WAKA Kickball & Social Sports kicked off the 2015 event calendar with a ski trip at Keystone Resort in Colorado, and the Rock N Roll Kickball Classic in Scottsdale, Arizona. In case you missed either of these epic events, here’s a recap of everything you need to know:

1. WAKA kickballers played a snowy game at the base of Keystone Mountain in Colorado.

2. Then they took over Keystone Village with a Neon Bar Crawl

3. Two teams from Phoenix competed in the finals of the Southwest Regional Tournament. Dry Heat Won over the Haters gonna Hate and won a spot to play in the Founders Cup World Kickball Championship this October.

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February 21, 2015

While all WAKA leagues offer a fun and happy escape from the 9 - 5 every week, each league is a little bit different and reflects the unique personalities of the players in the area. To highlight the local flavor of these awesome leagues and inspire you to try fun things with your teammates, we’re giving your the inside scoop in our new WAKA League Spotlight series.

Read on to discover what WAKA is like in Durham and Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

WAKA players love bowling.

The first ever WAKA Bowling League started in Durham, NC in 2012 and now runs 4 seasons a year with hundreds of players.

WAKA players love local micro brews.

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February 18, 2015

Couples from all over WAKA nation wrote in this Valentine's Day to tell us about their experience playing kickball and social sports together – thank you all! We loved reading each and every one of your stories and learning why WAKA is meaningful in your life. To celebrate all the wonderful WAKA love, here are 25 fun couples who love playing kickball together:

1. Celeste and Brandon play in the WV Jewel City League

2. WAKA on top of Cape Town, South Africa

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February 16, 2015

WAKA Kickball & Social Sports is known for bringing couples together at games and at the league bar. This year’s Cutest Couple Contest winners, Mike and Kristen, met in December when they joined the same kickball team and hit it off at the flip cup table. The photo they submitted was from a football uniform theme week and received more than 800 votes.

Mike and Kristen play in the NV Silver League in Las Vegas and are starting a new team together this week. Congratulations to the happy couple, we hope you have a fun season!

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February 4, 2015

Love is in the air so we’re collecting photos of happy WAKA couples! Enter your photo for your chance to win the title of WAKA’s Cutest Couple 2015 and a prize pack for you both to share!

To enter, submit your photo on our contest page with your name, the name of your sweetie, your WAKA league name, and tell us why you two rock as a couple. All entries must be submitted by Friday, February 13th.

Voting will run from now - Saturday, February 14th. Each player is allowed one vote so make sure you tell your friends to support you! Winners will be selected by a combination of voting and judging by WAKA staff. Judges will determine winners from the photo entries that receive the most votes.

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February 2, 2015

So you are going to a WAKA Event... that’s awesome! Here is your checklist from WAKA's staff with all the party essentials you will want to bring for the best trip of your life.

1. As many costumes as you can fit into your luggage (sometimes hard to remember to bring "real clothes") - Pam B.

2. Tutus, onesies, all the awesome swag you've collected, and a bathing suit - Lena R.

3. Aleve, sunglasses, and a water bottle (for water) as all the glasses in the hotel room quickly become shot glasses. - Nathan B.

4. Pepto-Bismol and a cozy hoodie for the ride/or flight home - Josh G.

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February 1, 2015

Super Bowl parties are all about food, football, and friends. If you are hosting a party for the big game, have fun with these football party games and score big points with your guests.

1. Guess the Game Score

Before the game, have each guest predict the winning team’s final score. Write each guess on a tag and tie it to his or her beer stein or glass. Whoever gets closest to the correct score wins.

2. Create your own Half Time Show 

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January 28, 2015

What happens when a guy from Albuquerque moves to Southern California and starts a kickball team with a bunch of free agents who have never played adult kickball? A Krack-Family!

The Duke Cuty Krackheads have been playing together as a team since 2011 when their captain started the team with all free agents. Lucky for them, it was love at first sight and they’ve become the best of friends who do everything together. When they aren’t playing kickball, they go bowling, take group trips, and hangout as a team.They celebrate holidays together; KrackOween, Kracksgiving, Kracksmas and are getting together for Krackerbowl this weekend.  

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