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Our CLUBWAKA Happenings series is a behind-the-scenes look at CLUBWAKA culture nationwide. Whether we're following a CLUBWAKA charity fundraiser, or profiling a cool CLUBWAKA party, or sharing a recap from CLUBWAKA events or vactions, we try to bring you the real CLUBWAKA members, and real stories happening every week.
Get a primer from CLUBWAKA member Steve R. on all things WAKApalooza Weekend. He's played in the Fun Games several times and he and his kickball team, the Thirst Responders, will be in Las Vegas to play next weekend.
Who are the Thirst Responders?
The perfect destination for your next weekend road trip? Try a WAKA Kickball & Social Sports tournament!
This season is a gold mine of awesome events. Play all day, party all night, meet players and teams from around the US.
There are tons of parties, games, and activities happening next week at WAKApalooza Weekend in Las Vegas and you’re going to want to get in the mix since it’s the biggest kickball and social sports party of the year. Consult this line up of WAKApalooza Weekend events must-dos so you don’t wind up flying solo at a club or lonely in the buffet line buffet line.
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According to our kickball experts, WAKA players have 42% more fun in the summer than anyone else. To make sure you and your teammates get the most out of the summer, don’t miss these upcoming WAKA kickball leagues and events:
The Kick for Mental Health Tournament was the hottest community event in the Hudson Valley last weekend. WAKA players from the NY Fire League and WAKA Co-Founder Johnny LeHane volunteered to coordinate the tournament which raised more than $15,500 for the Benedictine Health Foundation and Adolescent Mental Health Services.
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.
WAKA Kickball & Social Sports team costumes and memorabilia have become a signature part of WAKApalooza Weekend. With rock star worthy t-shirts, koozies, buttons, and bracelets, the bar seems to get higher every year and makes planning one’s team flair almost as difficult as deciding between the WAKApalooza pool party and the Kickball Golf Scramble.
In order to help teams plan for what to bring to the event, we’ve put together a few tips to ensure your team looks hot at this year’s WAKApalooza Weekend!
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We're hosting 5 Regional Kickball Tournaments this spring and summer and we want you to join us! These competitive regional tournaments are open to any player from anywhere - whether you play in a WAKA Kickball League or not!