When you were in elementary school what was the one game you remember playing? Some enjoyed it others not so much. Yet it’s often though a game that a lot of adults would say they would gladly pick up again me included. Well did you know that Dodgeball has its official league right here at home?
Vancouver Dodgeball League is one of the largest leagues and is a non-for-profit organization that was founded in 2004 by Kevin Bao with its ever-growing community of over 2000 players. With over 50 plus executive volunteers they are currently going on to their 30th season.
Vancouver Dodgeball league’s mission is to advance the sport and build the community through organizing a variety of activities, including league play, tournaments, skills clinics, and pub nights!
Through Dodgeball tournaments and events, the Vancouver Dodgeball League has helped raise over $54,000. They’ve helped such organizations like Big Brothers Association of Greater Vancouver, The Canadian Red Cross (Asian Tsunami and Haiti Relief efforts), The Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation, The BC Cancer Foundation, and many more.
If you’re interested in joining or checking out the league, they do have weekly drop in date for those just to learn and play dodgeball for fun. Drop in is $5 but if this is your first go it is free! Players of all ages and athletic ability are welcome.
Season 30 begins mid January 2022 and plays through to May 2022. So, if you are interested in the world of dodge ball to check out when their next drop in is. Who knows you may find your self playing on Canada’s very own national dodgeball team in tournaments all over Canada. Register has started as of November 12, 2022.
All league information and season schedules are available on their website VDLdodgeball.ca or check out their Instagram @vdldodgeball.