Chicago >> IL Lincoln Park - Summer 2015

 

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Welcome

Welcome to WAKA Kickball! Lace up your sneakers, join the fun and don't miss your chance to relive your playground glory. Sign up now to participate in one of the fastest growing community sports in America. Individuals, small groups and full teams welcome. WAKA brings kickball games, parties and friends together into one national sport and social club. With amazing people to meet, great parties, kickball tournaments, and events throughout the U.S., there's never been a better time to play kickball!

IL Lincoln Park is kickball in Chicago, IL!  We are known for great kickball, an amazing 'post-game', and legendary parties!  Don't miss the action this Spring in Lincoln Park!  Each team will play a minimum of 8 regular season games, with games on Sundays starting at 5:00pm. Upon completion of the season, teams face off in a playoff tournament. All teams and players are eligible to attend the WAKAPalooza Weekend and play in the Fun Games in Las Vegas over Columbus Day Weekend!

View the Kickball Rules and the League Tournament Guidelines

 

Important Dates and Info

April 14 Last day to register to get $5 discount
May 11 Last day for all team members to register! 
May 14 First Regular Season Games 
Date TBA Mid-Season Party
July 23 League Playoff Tournament
Date TBA End of Season Party 

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Team Information

CAPTAINS 
Are you a captain or aspiring captain wondering about how to start a team? First, you want to register yourself, then start a "friend group". Your friend group will become a team after registration closes if there is team slots left.   Otherwise you will be placed on teams already formed.  Here are some videos to guide you through the process.  Please read the Registration FAQ below before signing up.  

Do this one first --> How to register yourself
Then do this one --> How to create a friend group

CORPORATIONS
Thinking your company would be interested in sponsoring a whole team? We now have an easy registration option for this on the registration page. These two videos will help you out.

Do this one first --> How to Register a group
Then do this one --> How to create a friend group

 

QUESTIONS?
Don't hesitate to contact our awesome Community Coordinator, Rory (Rory@kickball.com) You can also check out our Registration FAQ

Interested in other leagues? Check out all our leagues opening across the state!

 

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About this season

WHERE WE PLAY
Sundays at Stanton Park (618 West Scott, 60610) in Lincoln Park 

WHERE WE PARTY AFTER THE GAMES
After the games we all head to Joe's Bar for some food, drinks, and bar games.

Joe's Bar
940 West Weed Street
Chicago, IL 60622
 
SPECIALS THIS SEASON
$5.00 off large pizzas
$2.50 domestic drafts
$8.00 domestic pitchers
$17.00 domestic buckets
$4.00 Fireball shots

One thing to note: Everyone wears their kickball shirt to the bar afterwards. If you change your shirt you may feel out of place, so be that guy or girl!

Play WAKA for FREE!
Join our WAKA Staff Team in Chicago as a Part-time Community Coordinator. We are looking for a passionate sports enthusiast to help manage and grow our Chicago leagues. And here's the best part... as a WAKA Part-time Community Coordinator, you have the benefit of playing for FREE in the league you manage. We will also include an additional FREE registration that is good for another league.  
 
For more information or to apply and be considered for this fun, part-time opportunity, email resume@kickball.com. Don't wait, apply today!

MISC INFO
- Player shirts will be handed to the captain's at the field in week 1 or 2. All regular cotton shirts (non-dryfit) are men's sizes and are regular fit! Late registrations will receive their shirt at the first game, or by week 2. 
- The season schedule will be posted 3-7 days before first games.
- The season schedule is subject to change due to inclement weather and other factors beyond our control.
- We recommend all players read the game rules prior to the start of the season.
- Cleats are recommended but they are not required.  No metal cleats are allowed.

This season we will be partying at

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

Standings

# GP W L T Pts Pct RA
1
Game of Throws 8 7 0 1 7.50 .938 7
2
Kickshakes 8 5 1 2 6.00 .750 20
3
We'll Cut A Pitch 8 5 3 0 5.00 .625 35
4
RECREATIONAL HAZARD 8 4 4 0 4.00 .500 40
5
Give Em The Ditka 8 3 4 1 3.50 .438 37
6
Kickin' it Old School 8 1 7 0 1.00 .125 79
7
Blue Balls 8 2 6 0 0.50 .062 60
8
Stealing Bases 8 3 5 0 -0.75 -.094 32

Charity

This year we will be sponsoring:
Kick-it.org.

http://www.kick-it.org/

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 IL Lincoln Park - Summer 2015:

  • This Season is for Social play only - teams may NOT qualify for a Founders Cup invitation via this League. However, you can and should play in the Fun Games or the all-new Kickball Open!

Drink Responsibly

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

Price per Player

Good Through

$72Jun 26
$77Aug 14

Registration will close early if league capacity is reached.

Latest News

See you at the next game!

Season Details

Status:
Season Completed
Games:
Sunday
Game Start Time:
5:30PM
Season Start:
Aug-09-2015
Season End:
Oct-11-2015
Game Schedule:
Standings:
Playoffs:

Community Coordinator

Teams

Blue Balls
Game of Throws
Give Em The Ditka
Kickin' it Old School
Kickshakes
RECREATIONAL HAZARD
Stealing Bases
We'll Cut A Pitch

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