TX Live - Fall 2014

 

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Registration for TX Live - Fall 2014 is OPEN for Registration!

Grab your friends, neighbors, and coworkers and get signed up today!
The league fills up fast and is a first come, first serve basis for team spots!
 
If you're a current player in the summer season, here are the schedule and standings:  Summer Schedule I Summer Standings

Questions? Contact Stephen Moursund at stephen@kickball.com
Looking for the Summer 2014 page? Click Here.

The biggest and best Austin kickball league around, TX Live is a part of the World Adult Kickball Association. WAKA: Best Parties. Best Games. Best Friends.

Key Info

  • Cost:  $73 until August 20th, then $78 (includes 8 weeks of games + playoffs, T-Shirt, 3 awesome parties w/ free beer and an open tab for wells, and weekly discounts at our sponsor bar!)
  • Don't have a full team? No worries. You can sign up as team, a small friend group, or a free agent. We will place you or your group on an existing team that needs players. WAKA Kickball is a great way to get your friends and co-workers together or to just meet new people!
  • What if I don't have any kicking skills? Doesn't matter.  This is a social league built on FUN!  Some even say the "post-game" at the bar is more important then the games themselves!

Schedule

  • Games Thursday Nights at 7PM, 8PM, and 9PM starting September 4, 2014
  • 8 week regular season + two weeks of playoffs (every team makes the playoffs)!
  • Post-game we head to our sponsor bar Gibson Bar for $2 Lone Stars, $3 Miller Lights, and $4 Tullemore Dew Irish Whiskey! Luke's Inside Out trailer provides amazing food, and Gibson's craft beer selection is unmatched in 78704.
  • Tons of events the rest of the year! Check out our upcoming events below.

Rules

Upcoming Events

Summer 2014
  • July 24: Theme Night: Christmas in July - 'Twill be the night before 5 months before Christmas, and all through the fields, everyone will be getting down to Mariah Carey's "All I Want for Christmas is You" and getting to wear all their Xmas gear for an extra night of the year!
  • July 26: Mid-Season Secret Santa Party - Christmas in July continues with a WAKA Austin-wide Secret Santa party at Bar 2211! Libations will abound, Xmas props will be available at the photo booth, and presents will be under the tree.
  • August 31: Theme Night: Dog Days of Summer - It's the official "bring your dog to kickball" night! We will have free doggy treats courtesy of Blue Dog Bakery and promoting The Yellow Dog Project, creating a safe and fun environment for ALL of our dogs!
  • August 7: Playoffs Week 1 - Play-In & First Round
  • August 9: End of Season Party - Details TBD
  • August 14: Playoffs Week 2 - Quarterfinals, Semifinals, and Championship
Fall 2014
  • August 17: Sunday Funday at Brew Exchange
  • August 19: Late Registration Begins
  • August 25: Free Agent Assignment Day
  • August 27: Open Play Night at Gillis Park
  • August 28: Game Schedule Released
  • September 2: Fall 2014 Captains' Meeting
  • September 3: Fall 2014 Season Begins! Rules & Ref Clinic at 6:00 PM
  • September 10: Registration Closes
  • September 27: Foam Dodgeball TournamentDodgeball returns to Austin with a big 'ol tournament open to anyone and everyone!
  • September 27: Kick-Off Party - Details TBA
  • October 9-12: WAKAPalooza Weekend in Las Vegas - No games in Austin this week, as 60+ of us will be traveling to Vegas!
  • November 6: Rain-Out Makeup Week
  • November 13: Playoffs Week 1 - Play-In and First Round
  • November 20: Playoffs Week 2 - Quarters, Semis, and Championship
  • November 22: End of Season Party - Details TBA

 

Where We Play

This season we will be playing at Gillis Park, located at 2504 Durwood St. 78704. Ample parking is available in two parking lots and along the street. See the diagram below for more information.

As with all neighborhood parks, the consumption of alcohol is not permitted at Gillis, and WAKA's alcohol policy always reflects that of our venue. Individuals who are observed consuming alcoholic beverages will be asked to leave the premises, and run the risk of receiving a citation for public consumption of an alcoholic beverage. Gillis park is an on-leash dog-friendly park. Teams observed consuming alcohol or allowing dogs off leash will receive a paper forfeit for the evening. Repeat offenses may result in suspensions.

 

Where We Party

This season TX Live will be taking up residence at Gibson Street Bar on S. Lamar, just minutes from Gillis Park! Free Bingo from 8-10 PM, great local drafts and a huge craft beer selection, plus a surprisingly awesome champagne menu! Want a team beverage? Try out the punch bowls! Luke's Inside Out trailer outside cooks up some of the best trailer food in Austin.

Make sure you're wearing your WAKA shirt in order to get the folowing specials:
$2 Lone Stars
$3 Miller Lights
$4 Tullemore Dew Irish Whiskeys

 

Miscellaneous Information 

  • Teams must consist of a MINIMUM of 16 players and a MINIMUM of 6 women. Groups that do not meet these minimum requirements by May 26 (Memorial Day) will be combined with other groups and free agents at the discretion of the league manager.
  • The season schedule is subject to change due to inclement weather or other factors beyond our control.
  • The season schedule will be weighted to allow for as much parity as possible during the regular season. Be sure to notify the league manager at stephen@kickball.com if your team is particularly inexperienced or if you would like to play a more competitive schedule.
  • All players are encouraged to familiarize themselves with the RULES before play.
  • Paper forfeits will be assessed for violations of park policies. This means if anyone on your team is observed drinking alcohol, smoking, or allowing their dogs off-leash your team will be assessed a paper forfeit.
  • Each player may only register for one team in TX Live.
  • Cleats are recommended but by no means required. Metal cleats are prohibited. Closed toed shoes must be worn during play.
  • Substitutions are allowed in regular season games ONLY when fewer than the minimum number of players are available (4 men and 4 women), and ONLY as many subs as is necessary to reach the minimum. No subs are permitted during the playoffs.
  • TX Live is about having fun playing a children's game, and as such there is a zero tolerance policy for fighting. Any physical altercation will result in the immediate ejection of all parties involved. Altercations in which punches are thrown will result in a 2 game suspension. Repeat offenses and extreme altercations will be evaluated on a case by case basis and may result in removal from the season of play without a refund.
     

 

Board of Volunteers

Referee Wrangler: Liz Harris
GMOT Czar: Valerie Gleason

If you would like to lend your skills to make the league better, contact league representative Stephen Moursund at stephen@kickball.com.

 

 

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Don’t Just Kick the Ball, Be the Ball! This kickball league is currently looking for volunteers to help make this kickball season a great one! If you’d like to take charge, have a say, and become more involved in your kickball experience, contact your league representative and get involved today. No matter what your talent is, we have a space for you!

Drink Responsibly

WAKA encourages everyone to drink responsibly and ensure you have a safe ride home.

Price

Good Through

$73Aug 19
$78Sep 10

Registration will close early if league capacity is reached.

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Season Details

Status:
Open for Registration
Games:
Thursday
Season Start:
Sep-04-2014
Season End:
Nov-20-2014

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