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2nd Annual Dodge For A Cause Beach Dodgeball Tournament

Our 2nd Annual, Dodge For A Cause Beach Dodgeball Tournament is back!

We are taking to the sand at Shefford Park on August 18th to battle it out for the charity of choice. Each team will choose the charity that they would like to compete for, if your team wins, the cash prize will go to the charity your team chose! There will be music, a fully licensed beer garden, games, prizes, and lots of dodgeball! Come check out Ottawa’s best outdoor dodgeball event!

TEAM DETAILS

Each team must have a minimum of 6 players with a maximum of 10 players per team. Each team must also have 2 men and 2 women on the court at all times as this is a coed event. This event is for ages 18+.

DIVISIONS AVAILABLE

We will have two coed divisions to choose from, Recreational and Competitive. Both divisions have prizes for the winners as well as money going to the charities of that team’s choice.

CHARITY PRIZE – HOW IT WORKS

Each team who enters the tournament will register with a charity that they are competing to win money for. If that team wins, a donation of $500 (minimum) will be donated to the charity of their choosing. The more teams that register in the tournament, the more prize money will be available for donation.

There will also be prizes for the winning team players!

TOURNAMENT DETAILS

When: August 18th
WhereShefford Park – Beach Volleyball Courts
Time: 9:30am-6:00pm (Recreation Division will be done by 3:30pm)
Cost per Team: $265.00 (Early bird registration $225.00)
Registration is open now! Early bird registration closes on July 1!

Each team will play a minimum of 4 round robin games as well as make playoffs.

Please Note:

Players can play in both divisions, however, recreational teams can only have one player from each gender on their team who also plays in the competitive division.

Download the Beach Tournament 2nd Annual Poster here

REGISTRATION STEPS

Step 1: Complete the online registration form
Step 2: Complete payment by using one of the following options:
A) Send payment of $225 (early bird) to payments@dodgeballottawa.com
       OR
B) Make payment using Eventbrite here

Use promo code EARLYBIRD to save $40 (available until July 1st)

June 9th Tournament – Winners

On June 9th, Dodgeball Ottawa held their Spring Coed Tournament which was held at De La Salle High School. It was a great day with players from Quebec City, Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, London and in between! After a day of battling it out on the court, here are the winners:

1st Place Prize = $600.00
2nd Place Prize = $250
3rd Place Prize = Prize package of beer, ciders, candy and snacks!

Rogue – 1st Place
Capital Punishment – 2nd Place
Parkour! – 3rd Place

DBO Status Change, Opportunities and Memberships

As some of you might know, Dodgeball Ottawa is now a not-for-profit organization. As a not-for-profit, the members of Dodgeball Ottawa “ARE” Dodgeball Ottawa. This means that we work for the community and want to grow the community. Dodgeball Ottawa’s main mandate is to promote the interest of dodgeball as a sport and organize leagues and events for people to participant in the sport.

So what changes?

In short, nothing and everything! We will continue to build our community and continue offering dodgeball events and leagues for players in Ottawa. What does change is that we will now have an official Board of Directors and committees for members to join. Every player in DBO currently have a Player Membership (Class A Membership). But you now have a chance to join in and help grow DBO by joining committees or the Board. To do this, you will need a Voting Membership (Class B Membership) which costs $25. Details about the memberships are located below. As are the 3 new committees we are starting.

Join as a Voting Member by May 7th and you can take part in our 1st official Annual General Meeting (AGM) by voting in our Board of Directors.

Membership Types

Player Membership (Class A Member)

  • Anyone who has registered for a DBO league.
  • Non-voting member
  • Membership is valid for 1 year

Cost: Included in league registration fee

Voting Membership (Class B Member)

  • Have a vote at the Annual General Meeting (AGM)
  • Can apply to join committees or Board of Directors
  • 10% off Dodgeball Ottawa custom apparel
  • Have access to Board minutes, financials and bylaws, and have the opportunity to participate in discussion and engage with decision-makers
  • Membership is valid for 1 year

Cost: $25.00 (annual)

Sign up as a Voting Member

As a voting member of Dodgeball Ottawa, you are encouraged to participate in building the organization, through joining committees, sharing ideas, joining or voting for the Board of Directors, etc.

What to Join a Committee?

Here is a list of the committees that are available:

On-boarding Committee: The On-boarding Committee will focus on creating a welcome package for new players, helping them fit into DBO, increase new player retention, and create resources for player development.

Women’s Committee: The Women’s Committee will focus on running leagues and events specifically for women. As well as recruiting more women to join DBO (in any of the leagues).

Tournament Committee: The Tournament Committee will focus on planning, organizing and running tournaments under DBO. This committee will also strategize and implement special events.

Submit your application for a committee here!

Where the Fees Go?

Fees raised through Memberships will directly support the leagues and activities of Dodgeball Ottawa. Dodgeball Ottawa’s Board of Directors is a volunteer board and receive no remuneration beyond the repayment of Board-approved expenses.

2nd Annual Dodge For A Cause Beach Dodgeball Tournament

Our 2nd Annual, Dodge For A Cause Beach Dodgeball Tournament is back! Save the date as we will be hitting the sand again on August 18th!

 

We are taking to the sand at Shefford Park on August 18th to battle it out for the charity of choice. Each team will choose the charity that they would like to compete for, if your team wins, the cash prize will go to the charity your team chose!

Each team will play a minimum of 4 round robin games as well as make playoffs! We will have music, a beer garden, games and prizes. Come check out Ottawa’s best outdoor dodgeball event!

Tournament Details:
When: August 18th
Where: Shefford Park – Beach Volleyball Courts
Time: 10am-6:00pm
Cost per Team: $265.00 (Early bird registration $225.00)
Registration opens on March 23rd, 2018 (Early bird registration closes on July 1)