2018 Western Canadian Dodgeball Championships
to Aug 6

2018 Western Canadian Dodgeball Championships

Taking place in Burnaby, BC this summer from August 4-6, please join Dodgeball BC and Dodgeball Canada as we welcome players to the beautiful west coast. We cannot wait to host you! 

Registration is now open! https://dodgebc.com/merch/ 
We do have a maximum capacity of eight teams per category so register early to guarantee your spot. 

Location: We are thrilled to share that Simon Fraser University's Lorne Davies Complex in Burnaby, BC will serve as a world-class location for our three tournament divisions: Men’s, Women’s and Co-Ed.

Registration: $200 + service fees per team. 
Players are welcome to compete in both co-ed and their gendered divisions. For co-ed, it is a minimum of 2 males and 2 females on court at all times. 

Please note: There will be no individual registration category for this tournament. If you wish to play and do not have a team, please contact us at dodgeballbc@gmail.com, and we will work to connect you with potential teammates. 

Format: The official Dodgeball Canada rule set will be in effect for all divisions throughout the weekend. WDBF regulation 7-inch foam balls will be used. For more information on rules, click here: https://goo.gl/ws7G9p


Saturday, August 04: Round-Robin Matches, 8:30am – 7:30pm
Sunday, August 05: Round-Robin and Playoff Matches, 8:30am – 5:00pm, Official After Party TBA
Monday, August 06: Dodgeball side-events and BBQ, 11:00am - 3:00pm

Accommodations: Hotel information will be circulated shortly. 

Dodgeball BC would like to acknowledge Sport Burnaby (Tourism Burnaby) for their generous support of this tournament. 

For all questions and inquiries, please e-mail Dodgeball BC at dodgeballbc@gmail.com

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Sunday FUNDay! Team BC Fundraiser Tournament
10:30 AM10:30

Sunday FUNDay! Team BC Fundraiser Tournament

Dodgeball BC is excited to support Team BC, as they host Sunday FUNDay! Team BC Fundraiser Tournament.

We would like to invite you to join us on Sunday, February 11th at Pearkes Arena from 10:30am - 4:30pm, for a fun, individual style tournament. A ticket secures your spot on a randomized team and includes a pizza lunch. Team BC members in attendance will be divided among the teams. 

Tickets are on sale for $30 and can be purchased here. Cut off for registration is Wednesday, February 7th at 11:59PM.

Funds raised will be distributed to Team BC members to help cover costs incurred to travel and represent BC in Winnipeg for the 2018 National Dodgeball Championships in April.

We encourage you to spread the word, and invite your friends and family to this FUN event! All skill levels are welcome.

See you on the court!

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9:00 AM09:00

Team BC National Dodgeball Tryouts

  • Royal Oak Middle School - Gymnasium (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Register to compete in the 2018 Team BC tryout tournament! The results of this tryout will determine the men's and women's teams selected to represent British Columbia at the National Dodgeball Championships in Winnipeg in March 2018. 

Don't want to tryout but want to play some dodgeball? We're accepting non-competitive players to join in, play some dodgeball, and join us for the official DBC Launch Party on Saturday evening. 

Please add registration to your cart, fill out the information requested, and then click on your cart to complete payment. We will e-mail you with more details closer to the date.

Event Details: 

  • Location: Royal Oak Middle School Gymnasium, Victoria BC
  • Date: Saturday, November 4, 2017
    • Mandatory Check-In at 9:00 AM 
    • Tournament play starts at 9:20 AM
    • Tryout Scraimmage at 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM 
  • Format: Co-ed tournament with randomized teams followed by scrimmaging directed by the selection committee 
  • The Dodgeball BC Launch Party will follow at 6:00 PM. Join us at Moon Under Water Brewery & Pub on Saturday evening. All registration options include one drink ticket, one burger, and one raffle prize ticket at the Launch Party.

Registration Options:

  • In-person Tryout: You will attend the Saturday, November 4th tryouts in person and participate in both the two-hour game play and one-hour scrimmage. On top of registration, you also receive a membership to both Dodgeball BC and Dodgeball Canada, and a ticket to the Launch Party at Moon Under Water Brewery & Pub on Saturday evening. 
  • Video Submission: If you cannot attend the in-person tryout but want to be considered, you are welcome to submit a video. Please read video submission guidelines before submitting. Your ticket will provide you with membership to both Dodgeball BC and Dodgeball Canada. Please note: You cannot submit a video and tryout in-person. You must select only one of these tryout options. 
  • Social Ticket: You don't want to tryout, but you want to drop-in and play some dodgeball! This ticket allows you to play for approximately two hours of dodgeball during a portion of the tryouts. You also receive a ticket to the Launch Party at Moon Under Water Brewery & Pub! 

Selection Criteria:

The Selection Committee will be reviewing candidates based on capacity for teamwork, strategy, and fair play alongside individual skill.

Note on Team Selection: 

While the primary focus of this tournament is to select teams for the National Championships, the selection committee will also be looking for individuals interested in committing to three different tournaments over the course of 2018:

  • The National Championship in March
  • The National Dodgeball Festival in Barrie, ON, in May
  • The Western Championships, location TBD in August

During the invitation process, individuals may be asked if they are interested in committing to a team for all three of these events. If enough individuals accept this invitation, Dodgeball BC will consider sending this long-term team in addition to the National Championship team. One team that is committed only to attending National Championships in March, and will then disband. A second team will attend National Championships and then continue to train together, with the intention of continuing on to these other events.

Registration Deadline:

You must register for the tryout tournament by Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at 11:49 PM. 

If You Cannot Make It: 

Dodgeball BC will accept unedited video submissions for players who cannot attend the tournament. Video submissions are due on Tuesday, November 6, 2017, by 5:00 PM. Please note: You cannot attend tryouts as well as submit a video. 



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7:00 PM19:00

Tryouts: Western Canadian Dodgeball Championship

Try out to play at the Western Canadian Dodgeball Championship, happening August 5-7 in Edmonton. Dodgeball BC is hosting the selection process for Vancouver Island teams, to take place on June 28 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm at The Salvation Army Citadel in Victoria: 4030 Douglas Street. 

****The tryout is free, but you must register: http://bit.ly/2rLzxrJ

**Dodgeball BC is a new organization launching in full later this summer, please stay tuned to their page for further updates. 

The tryout will consist of games of dodgeball played in teams randomly selected from attending contestants. 

A selection committee will review multiple-angle footage of the competition - following the deliberation of the committee, individual invitations will be extended to players. The gender makeup of teams has not yet been announced.

Dodgeball BC will make every effort to present an impartial selection committee, however, due to the close-knit nature of the dodgeball community, it is unavoidable that committee members will have relationships with contestants. 

Contestants will be judged on: 
-Overall Skill
-Teamwork and Communication
-Fair play and Integrity

Dodgeball BC will undertake fundraising efforts in an attempt to subsidize the cost of attending the tournament, but you should be prepared to cover most personal expenses related to travel, lodging, etc. 

Play style will be 7-inch foam balls on a 30 foot by 60 foot court. Please familiarize yourself with the official Dodgeball Canada rules prior to the tryout: http://bit.ly/2ru9EO0

If you cannot attend the tryout in-person, we are offering the option of submitting a video application. Send unedited footage of you playing dodgeball to dodgeballbc@gmail.com and it will be reviewed alongside footage from the tryout. You must still fill out the application form to be considered eligible for selection.

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