Kickball Today Blog

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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January 23, 2015

The ladies who play WAKA Kickball are some of the most fun loving people around, and they take wonderful pictures of their games and parties. Here are 13 photos of girls rocking at kickball leagues around the country.

1. Super cute pigtails and braids

via @floricagrabulis

2. Takin' care of business

via @07shasta

3. Theme party night

via @kait_kirby

4. Kickball selfie with the girls!

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January 22, 2015

From A League of Their Own to Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story, there are all kinds of sports movies to enjoy this winter with your teammates. The following are top picks as chosen by WAKA players, grouped by genre. Snuggle up this weekend with your WAKA friends and have a team movie party!

Dramas:

1. Fear Strikes Out (1957)
2. North Dallas Forty (1979)
3. Hoosiers (1986)
4. Rudy (1993)
5. A League of Their Own (1992)
6. Rocky (1976)
7. Remember the Titans (2000)
8. Bull Durham (1988)
9. The Natural (1984)
10. The Blind Side (2009)
11. Any Given Sunday (1999)
12. Love & Basketball (2000)
13. Field of Dreams (1989)

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January 14, 2015

National Hat Day is celebrated on January 15th and it’s your chance to show off your signature style and favorite hat. Snap a selfie while wearing your favorite hat with hashtag #HatDaySelfie for a chance to win a free season of WAKA Kickball & Social Sports!

1. Follow WAKA Kickball & Social Sports on Instagram or Twitter.
2. Put on your favorite hat and take a selfie.
3. Post it to Instagram or Twitter with hashtag #HatDaySelfie
(Download this #HatDaySelfie message strip to include in your photo)

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January 7, 2015

Whether it’s your first time captaining a team, a pre-season happy hour, or a Wednesday WAKA night, try one of these games to get to know your teammates better.

1. For your first team happy hour or game, write the names of popular celebrities, local heros, or professional athletes on stickers or masking tape. Put one sticker on each team member's back and have them ask the rest of the team yes or no questions to figure out who the person is. This game is a great for mingling at a bar and for striking up conversation with your WAKA crush.

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December 31, 2014

With today being the last day of the year, we want to make sure you're in tip-top shape to have the best year ever! If you want to try new things, meet new friends, have awesome adventures, and party like a rockstar, there's no better time to play WAKA Kickball & Social Sports.

We've put together a list of the most awesome, most popular, and most useful Kickball Today blog posts from the year to help you get ready to rock 2015! 
Take a peek at what made the list and join a WAKA league or event today!

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December 30, 2014

From team huddles to kickball costumes and selfies, WAKA Kickball & Social Sports players have been serving us amazing looks on Instagram all year. Here are 25 of our favorite WAKA Instagram photos of 2014. Follow @wakakickball on Instagram and share your photos with us!

1. via @iamsneakysnake

2. via @jennawolfftovar

3. via @megatron314

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December 26, 2014

There’s nothing better than a good team dance party at the kickball fields or league bar. Ring in the new year with this playlist of your favorite WAKA dance party songs from 2014!  

1. Shake it off - Taylor Swift
2. Turn down for what - DJ Snake and Lil Jon
3. Don't tell em - Jeremih
4. Timber - Pitbull Featuring Ke$ha
5. Rather Be - Clean Bandit
6. Boom Clap - Charli XCX Featuring Charli XCX
7. Summer - Calvin Harris
8. L.A. Love (la la) - Fergie
9. Wake Me Up - Avicii

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December 18, 2014

WAKA Kickball & Social Sports players have had an amazing year of creative, fun, and successful volunteerism and charity events! Collectively, WAKA players raised more than $50,000 this year and have created meaningful contributions to the cities in which they play.

WAKA has compiled a list of some of the best events of 2014 so you can relive all the good feelings that community service brings and also catch up things you may have missed.

1. WAKA players in SoCal played a reverse co-ed Charity tournament (reverse co-ed = lots of girls and fun) and raised more than $5,000 for local charities including the Children's Hospital Los Angeles!

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December 12, 2014

Every holiday party needs a little spice. Skip the white elephant and try these holiday party ideas from WAKA kickball players to give your festive bash a fun new twist.

1. Santa Hat TV Game

Put a santa hat on the corner of your TV and put on holiday movies in the background of your party. Each time someone on the TV wears the hat, everyone consumes some of their favorite holiday beverage.

2. Two truths and a lie - Holiday edition

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