Kickball Today - May 2011

Kickball Today Summer Leagues Forming! Plus, Go to Vegas For The Kickball Games! WAKA Kickball - Best Parties. Best Games. Best Friends.
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ALL THE NEWS THAT'S FIT TO KICK


WORLD KICKBALL CHAMPIONSHIP® WEEKEND
REGISTRATION FOR THE KICKBALL GAMES NOW OPEN!

Three Days of Fun, A Lifetime of Memories

Applications to play in The Kickball Games 2011 this October are now available! The Kickball Games are a fun, pool-play WAKA Kickball tournament held October 8 in Las Vegas, the same day as the more competitive Founders Cup Tournament, as part of the World Kickball Championship® Weekend. Check out how The Kickball Games work and get your team signed up today -- space is limited so sign-up quickly! See you in Vegas!

And stay tuned! In the next issue of Kickball Today, we will be revealing the Grand Prize Packages for both Founders Cup and The Kickball Games! Also, in the coming weeks, more of the top teams in the current World Kickball Championship ranking from the past two seasons will be invited to participate in the Founders Cup tournament.

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REFS NEEDED FOR OCTOBER IN VEGAS!

If you enjoy refereeing, are serious about the rules and game, and would like to meet kickballers from around the country, then Vegas is the place for you to be October 7-9. If you are interested in being a World Kickball Championship® referee on Saturday, October 8 please send an e-mail to tournaments@kickball.com.

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ARE YOU REGISTERED FOR A SUMMER LEAGUE YET?

The weather is finally getting nice outside and there is no better time to sign up for an upcoming season of WAKA Kickball! 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. Here are just a few of the leagues that are open for registration right now:

You can find even more WAKA spring leagues through kickball.com.

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AN EASIER WAY TO PLAY WAKA KICKBALL -- PAY WITH PAYPAL

PayPal Privacy Protected

Kickball.com has added a great way for players to purchase their registration -- checkout via Paypal. The process should be familiar for frequent Paypal users. After accepting the purchase in Paypal, you'll be redirected back to kickball.com to complete your order. It's that easy!

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OVER 12,000 WAKA PLAYERS HAVE ALREADY "LIKED" US -- HAVE YOU?

In April, we hosted a contest on our Facebook page as we approached 10,000 fans. Thanks to you, we reached the 10,000 fan mark on April 19th and less than 2 weeks later - 11,000 fans! At this moment, we are at 12,105 and growing fast with lots of interaction on our wall from players around the country.

We would like to congratulate the five contest winners:

  • Lindsey M
  • Norma E
  • Aaron T
  • Brandi M
  • David T

They each win a FREE season of WAKA kickball for their efforts in helping WAKA's Facebook page grow! And Brandi was the grand prize winner of a WAKA gift package! Thank you all for connecting with us and sharing your kickball stories, photos, and news! See you on Facebook!

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WORK HARD, PLAY HARD -- WITH A KICKBALL FRANCHISE

Have you always wanted to run your own business? Do you love WAKA Kickball? We're looking to grow WAKA to even more cities across the country and you might be the right person to own and run a WAKA territory. If you think you have what it takes, please fill out this short form and someone from our team will be in touch.

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NM Mesa League and PB&J Family Services

WAKA CHARITY SPOTLIGHT

WAKA's NM Mesa league raised $1890 this month for PB & J Family Services this season! PB & J offer programs in Albuquerque to help at-risk youth and their families. Thank you for all your hard work and dedication to the cause!

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IS THAT WAKA ON THE TV SHOW "CHEATERS"?!?!

You heard right, one of WAKA's Dallas leagues was recently ambushed during a game by participants on the CW show "Cheaters." Their taping spilled from a parking lot right into one of our games. Here's some behind the scenes footage one of our players took and posted to YouTube and then you can preview the episode that features WAKA here. Be warned, there are a few not safe for work words in those clips.

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Where in the world is WAKA Kickball?

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


Snorkeling in Hawaii

Heather V. and a fellow WAKA player win the award for most creative place to pose with a WAKA shirt -- snapped here in Kauai, HI

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Wedding Bells in Isla Mujeres

Anthony and Christine L. recently traveled down to Isla Mujeres for their wedding and took their favorite shirts with them! Congrats!!

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