DC Metro >> DC Lightning - Spring 2016

This season we will be partying at

This season we will be playing at

National Mall at 7th Street.


Spring 2016 Registration is NOW Open!

Be a part of the WAKA Social Sports Revolution!

Check Out the DC Regional Page for Information on Other Leagues and Events

Open Call for WAKA Superstars!  Lace up your sneakers, grab your water bottle and sign up now to participate in one of the fastest growing social sport communities in America. Our Competitive Wedesnday Lightning Kickball league will have 8 weeks of kickball games and events.   Individuals, small groups and full teams welcome! Have questions about the league? Email Nick at dshahan@kickball.com!

Play WAKA brings games, parties, and friends together into one national sport and social club. With more and more people to meet, great parties, tournaments, and events throughout the U.S., there's never been a better time to join WAKA Kickball and Social Sports! Check the links on the right for more sport information. See you on the field!

Important Information: 

  • This is a Co-ed league. 4 Males and 4 Females are required to play in the game to avoid a forfeit! Up to 11 players can play on your team at a time!
  • We will be celebrating Wins and Losses (and Forfeits too) at Kelly's Irish Times!
  • Games are played on Wednesday Evenings on the National Mall either at 6:30pm or 7:15pm
  • Our $60.00 early bird welcome back pricing begins on January 20th and runs through January 31st, 2016
  • Price increases to $75.00 from March 22-April 19th!
  • This fee is all inclusive for equipment, team shirts, awesome games, an amazing Mid-Season Party (MSP) and an SUPER SATURDAY BLOW-OUT End of Season Party (EOSP)!
  • Season length is 8 weeks of regular play (1 built-in rain make-up date if we have some bad weather)!
  • All teams will play 8-10 games, make the playoffs and will be seeded based off their regular season record with a SUPER SATURDAY PLAYOFF on June 11th 2016!!!

Schedule of Events/Games:

  • April 13th -  Week 1 Games
  • April 20th -  Week 2 Games
  • April 27th -  Week 3 Games
  • May 4th -     Week 4 Games
  • May 7th -     MIDSEASON PARTY (8:00pm,Tommy Joe's [7940 Norfolk Avenue, Bethesda, Maryland 20814]) RSVP link here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1555402924757836/
  • May 11th -   Week 5 Games
  • May 18th -   Week 6 Games       
  • May 25th -   Week 7 Games
  • June 1st -    Week 8 Games (final regular season games---TODAY!!!)
  • June 1st -    TEAM FLIP CUP TOURNAMENT (Irish Times--starts at 9:30pm--TONIGHT!!!) 
  • FLIP CUP TOURNAMENT Brackets can be found here: https://www.kickball.com/files/FLIP%20CUP%20TEAM%20TOURNAMENT%20BRACKET.JPG
  • June 11th -  Super Saturday Playoffs and END OF SEASON PARTY (EOSP @ Kelly's Irish Times in the basement (DOL) starting ata 8:00pm. $700.00 Open Tab with lots of fun games & more!!
  • RSVP here for the EOSP:https://www.facebook.com/events/593303700830788/

Miscellaneous Information:

  • MOST player shirts will be handed out at Game #1, all other shirts will be handed out Game #2 (depending on when you registered for the league and date the shirt order was placed)
  • Click here to see the rules


Who will be this year's Spring 2016 DC Lightning Champions????.....




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


# GP W L T Pts Pct RA
The Douchebags!! :-) 10 10 0 0 10.00 1.00 11
Waka Shame 9 8 1 0 8.00 .889 27
Your Mom's Favorite Player 9 6 3 0 6.00 .667 25
Hotline Bling 9 3 6 0 3.00 .333 54
Make America Great Again 9 3 6 0 3.00 .333 67
Lick My Bunthole 9 2 7 0 2.00 .222 59
The PipeLineDrives 9 0 9 0 0.00 .000 97

WAKApalooza Weekend 2016

WAKApalooza Weekend is more than just a kickball tournament. Taking place each year in Las Vegas, Nevada, WAKApalooza Weekend is a five-day party experience with both the most competitive, and crazy fun kickball enthusiasts in the nation. Join us in Las Vegas for kickball, beer pong, flip cup, night club parties, pool parties, and more! To get in on the action, start here for more information!

New for 2016, WAKApalooza is proud to present the Kickball Open - a kickball tournament that combines the competitiveness of Founders Cup with the social atmosphere of the Fun Games. The Kickball Open is the ideal way to capture the perfect balance of the WAKApalooza Weekend spirit: competition and fun.

Get your hotel room at the official WAKA Host Hotel here!

For those interested in high-level competitive play, the Founders Cup World Kickball Championship is for you. Here's what you need to know about qualifying out of this League and Season of Play...

WAKA Founders Cup Eligibility policy for DC Lightning - Spring 2016:

  • Both the Champion and Runner-Up teams of this Season's League Tournament will qualify for Founders Cup participation, and may activate their bid for a slot in the tournament (while available) by contacting tournaments@kickball.com with the qualifying Team name and Season of Play for which they would like an invitation. For more information see http://www.kickball.com/nvfounderscup.

Drink Responsibly

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

Price per Player

Good Through

$70Apr 4
$75Apr 25

Registration will close early if league capacity is reached.

Latest News

Congrats to WAKA SHAME for their 3-0 win in the finals!!

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Hotline Bling
Lick My Bunthole
Make America Great Again
The Douchebags!! :-)
The PipeLineDrives
Waka Shame
Your Mom's Favorite Player

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