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Meet the Newest WAKA Parents-To-Be

We’re always on the lookout for inspiring stories from the WAKA community and interesting WAKA people to get to know. This week, we have two sweet stories from WAKA couples who've shared photos and exciting details about their growing families…

Bridget & Mike

In Worcester, Massachussets, Bridget is the league photographer and volunteers with league fundraising events for their league charity partner, Diamond is the Sky. Her husband Mike plays on team ‘Zero fox given’ and the couple is expecting a new addition to their kickball-loving family in February.  

Mike & Kristen

WAKA’s Cutest Couple 2015 Announced

WAKA Kickball & Social Sports is known for bringing couples together at games and at the league bar. This year’s Cutest Couple Contest winners, Mike and Kristen, met in December when they joined the same kickball team and hit it off at the flip cup table. The photo they submitted was from a football uniform theme week and received more than 800 votes.

Mike and Kristen play in the NV Silver League in Las Vegas and are starting a new team together this week. Congratulations to the happy couple, we hope you have a fun season!

Valentine's Day Date Ideas From WAKA Kickball & Social Sports

Trying to plan a special Valentine’s Day date and impress your WAKA sweetie? Think outside of the box and do something different this year!

Here, for your romantic pleasure, are 8 unique and fun date ideas to try:

1. Go Bowling - You already know your date likes games so get some pizza and go old school, like when you were in middle school and your mom used to drive you.

2. Play tourist in your city - Support your community while you go & do the stuff you’ve never done before.

3. Go ice skating - Get into the Olympic spirit and have some innocent fun on the ice - maybe even try a lift!

WAKA's Cutest Couples Contest - Vote for your favorite!

We had the so many awesome entries in our 3rd annual Cutest Couples Valentine's Day Contest. Please help us pick a winner by voting in the blog comments below. Simply log in to your WAKA account and leave a comment with the name of your favorite pair! We'll announce this year's winners on Friday, February 14th.

Want to join the fun? Sign up for a league here!

Nolin and Chase

Nolin and Chase met playing WAKA Kickball in the VA Peninsula League. This photo was taken on the WAKA Events Bahamas Cruise in 2013

WAKA's Cutest Couples Contest 2014

Are you WAKA’s cutest couple?

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, we want to see pictures of you and your kickball sweetheart... and give you a chance to win cool prizes!

To enter, submit your photo to marketing@kickball.com with your name, the name of your sweetie, your WAKA league name, and tell us why you two rock as a couple. All entries must be submitted by Monday, February 10th.

Voting will run from Monday, February 10th - Thursday, February 13th on the WAKA blog. Each player is allowed one vote so make sure you tell your friends to support you! Winners will be selected by a combination of voting and judging by WAKA staff. Judges will determine winners from the photo entries that receive the most votes

Kickball Love Stories

Love is definitely in the air today as we celebrate Valentine’s Day. Here, WAKA players share their stories about love and kickball on this special day.

Who's a better 1st baseman?

“My boyfriend and I met during the Summer Season of 2010 here in the NY Mid-Hudson league. We were at a 80's themed kickball end of season party. He was interested in my madonna lace gloves and we argued over which of us was the better first baseman. We started dating during the Summer Season of 2011 and have been together ever since. Attached is a picture of us together after our team "The Surf-Ninjas" won the 2012 NY Action league's Summer Championship. The trophy is displayed in our living room today. Thank you WAKA for bringing us together!” -Kaila

Love in NYC

#WAKALove Vine Contest

Hello WAKA Nation! With Valentine’s day quickly approaching, we thought it would be fun to kick off the month with a contest. The winner of the contest will win a free registration for the sport you LOVE the most!  (This goes without saying but it’s obviously a free registration for either WAKA kickball or WAKA dodgeball.)

The contest rules are simple. Create a 6-second animation using Vine on your iPhone showing us “WAKA Love” and share it on Twitter, the app that lets you take six seconds of stop motion animation. Be sure to use the hashtag #WAKALove so we can find you and enter you into the contest.

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