World Kickball Championship Weekend Schedule Announced

Wednesday, July 27, 2011 - 16:03

World Kickball Championship Weekend Schedule Announced

World Kickball Championship Weekend in Las Vegas is just over two months away and offers four days of parties and kickball tournament options for everyone!

Our two kickball tournaments (the invitation only, competitive Founders Cup tournament and The Kickball Games, a more laid back pool play style tournament) will take place on Saturday, October 8. Get your team signed up today and compete for over $20,000 in prizes in the two tournaments.

Four Days of Parties in Vegas!!! >>> In addition to the fun on the kickball field, there's a ton to do and see beginning the night of Thursday, October 6 and running through Sunday, October 9. Monday, October 10 is Columbus Day, so why not get to Vegas early, stay late and make a long weekend out of it!

Below is a glimpse of the events planned just for WAKA tournament players and guest wristband holders during World Kickball Championship Weekend.

Thursday 10/6

Early Bird Social at Cabo Wabo Cantina in the Planet Hollywood Hotel

Friday 10/7 Weekend Kick Off Party at The Flamingo Hotel pool.
The Flamingo is our official hotel for the weekend and is offering a discount on rooms.

Saturday 10/8

Two Great WAKA Kickball Tournaments That Day!

Founders Cup -- invitation-only teams battle for the World Kickball Championship and $15,000 in prizes
The Kickball Games -- your WAKA dream team battles for $7,500 in superlative prizes

Two Great WAKA Kickball Parties That Night!

Tournament After Party at Carnaval Court
After After Party at Gallery Nightclub

Sunday 10/9

Two More Great Events (Insider Tip: Don't Fly Home 'til Monday!)

World Kickball Championship Weekend Beer Pong Tournament presented by at Blondies.

  • Get signed up now for's tournament, taking place Sunday afternoon (additional cost to play and free to attend)
  • Also WAKA players can use promocode WAKAPRACTICE for 10% off in the BPONG.COM Store

Weekend-ender Party at Chateau Nightclub and Gardens

Guest Wristbands Now Available! Even If You Aren't Playing, You Can Join the Party!

Guest Wristbands Now Available!

For $20, the wristband gets you the same event access and discounts as WAKA tournament players Thursday - Sunday and provides access to the Championship Express shuttles for transport between The Flamingo Hotel and the tournament fields. Get your guest wristband today and join us in Vegas for the kickball event of the year!


An Update on Founders Cup Tournament Invitations - 30 Teams Confirmed So Far

For the first time this year, WAKA has extended early bird invitations to teams who have qualified for the Founders Cup World Kickball Championship Tournament. As of today, there are 30 teams locked in for the 2011 event which means that there are 34 more spots available. Invitations will be sent to the top 34 teams as ranked by WAKA's selection committee before or during the week of August 15th. Please see the 2011 World Kickball Championship Tournament Guidelines for more information.

What You Need to Know About The Kickball Games

The Kickball Games

This is your chance to put together your dream team of fun WAKA players from around your league or anywhere in the country. Teams can be made up of WAKA players from any team, league or season in 2011. WAKA teams in The Kickball Games get to play in four round robin style kickball games the same day as the Founders Cup tournament and at the same facility. Each of the five superlative prizes for The Kickball Games includes $1,000 cash and a FREE team entry to The Kickball Games 2012 ($500 value)! Get your team signed up today! And if you need more players for your Kickball Games team, we'll try to connect you with other players.

Design the World Kickball Championship Weekend T-shirt!

This year, we want the limited edition Founders Cup Weekend 2011 shirt to be designed by you, WAKA players. We're holding a t-shirt design contest and the last day to enter is this Friday, July 29!

WAKA challenges players in both tournaments to raise funds and support for Kick-It

Kick-It is a national grass roots fundraising organization that unites communities in the fight against pediatric cancer through a simple and fun game that everyone can play: Kickball. Every World Kickball Championship team that raises $500 will be entered to win a $2,000 cash prize.

Want to pitch your product to tournament attendees?

WAKA is seeking activity booths and service oriented vendors for the event. Face painters, caricature artists, photo booths, product vendors, and massage therapists would all be considered. Apply by August 31 to be considered.

Do you have questions about World Kickball Championship Weekend?

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Get signed up! Book those plane tickets and get your hotel rooms! We'll see you in Vegas! Until then, join us on Facebook and Twitter, where you can post about World Kickball Championship Weekend and interact with other WAKA players from around the country right now.