Kickball Today - February 2011

Kickball Today February 2011 WAKA Kickball - Best Parties. Best Games. Best Friends.
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40 SPRING LEAGUES OPEN FOR REGISTRATION AND FILLING UP FAST!

Spring is right around the corner and nearly 40 WAKA spring leagues are already open for registration. Find a league near you in the list below and get your team together today while there's still room. Don't have a team? Sign up with a group of friends or as an individual free agent and we can place you on a team. But whatever you do, get yourself registered today while space is still available. Some of these leagues will fill up and though there may still be snow on the ground in your town, spring kickball season will be here in just a few weeks!


WAKA KICKBALL'S WORLD KICKBALL CHAMPIONSHIP® WEEKEND

The 2011 World Kickball Championship® Weekend is October 7-8-9 in Las Vegas. We have some exciting changes in store and can't wait to share the news with you!

On March 7th, 15 teams will receive invitations. These invitations will be extended to the 4 semi finalists from the 2010 Founders Cup tournament and the top 11 teams selected by the tournament committee from the Fall 2010 season. Invitees will have 48 hours to accept. For the first time, players who have played in another WAKA kickball season with a qualifying team are permitted to participate in the Founders Cup tournament if they are not on the qualifying roster. Dozens more additional teams will be invited between now and October, so stayed tuned for more details.

The Official Guidelines for the Founders Cup® tournament and The Kickball Games™ will be published on February 21 at kickball.com


CUTEST WAKA COUPLES CONTEST

We are still looking for WAKA's cutest couples!! The contest is open to all WAKA players. To enter, send us your photo with your name and league/team information to kt@kickball.com. Deadline for submissions is February 25. Winners will be announced the following week on Facebook, so make sure you're a fan.


KING OF THE HILL - ONE LAST WINNER

Best League Photos

We have one last King of the Hill category to name a winner. Congrats to FL Central League for Best League Photos. Check out their great photography!


WAKA SPOTLIGHT - COOL THINGS HAPPENING AROUND THE COUNTRY

Last month, WAKA players shared stories of what WAKA Kickball has brought to their life. Here are some of our favorites:

"It's hard to imagine my life without kickball. I have traveled all around the US and playing kickball with WAKA has introduced me to great friends in every new city, enabling me to establish an instant network anywhere I go. WAKA is truly a nationwide social club, with a quirky common thread that unites kickballers from every corner of the country. I met my husband-to-be through playing on rival kickball teams, and have many lifelong friends with whom bonds have been built through both the sport and social aspects of WAKA." - Kristen D.

Noelle & Alex

"Four years ago, I joined the Furious Boozers kickball team (NY Liberty division) with a friend. One night after a game, I played an intense game of one-on-one flip cup with Alex, a guy on the team. The prize for him was my phone number. The prize for me was - well, his phone number. I hate to admit it, but I think he won. Or maybe I let him win. Either way, we ended up dating, moving in together, and this winter, Alex proposed! If not for WAKA, I would have missed out on meeting some great friends and my future husband! "- Noelle C.

Happy Birthday, Eric!

Check out this amazing birthday cake made by Emily S. and team especially for kickballer Eric S., a player in AZ Horizon League. Both players are in the AZ Horizon League in the Phoenix area.

If you have a cool WAKA-related story, then we want to hear about it. Email us for a chance to have your story featured on the soon-to-launch Kickaball Today blog.


Work for WAKA!

Would You LOVE A Job With WAKA? Work With Us

WAKA offers exciting career opportunities for people that have a passion for WAKA Kickball, are animated extroverts and motivated self-starters. Benefits include flexible work hours and some telecommuting, generous leave time, a fun environment and much more.

Click here for more information.


Where is the world is WAKA Kickball?

On location and touring around the nation - WAKA Kickball players are always on the move! Check out some recent pictures of WAKA players from across the country and around the world.


Austin

Cameron K., WAKA Texas CSM and Tom R., a player in TX Capital League recently competed in the Metroflex Austin 911 Powerlifting meet. Tom won first place in his weight class on bench press and dead lift. Cameron won 2nd in bench press and 4th in dead lift for his weight class.


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