The Department of Recreation and Youth Services invites adult teams of six to 10 players to compete in its third annual Adult Dodgeball Tournament on Saturday, March 21 from 8 am to 4 pm at the Greater Dayton Recreation Center.
Team captains can register their teams until Saturday, March 7 at the Greater Dayton Recreation Center, Lohrey Recreation Center or Northwest Recreation Center. The registration fee is $100 per team, and each team is guaranteed over a dozen match-ups throughout the day. First and second place prizes will be awarded.
The maximum number of teams in the tournament is 24 teams. The tournament format will be blind draw for the round robin with two divisions ( Court A) and ( Court B). Teams will play preliminary round robin style pool play to determine seeding for a single elimination tournament. During the round robin, all teams are guaranteed three games/ nine matches total. Each match will have a time limit of five minutes. During the single elimination tournament, teams will play best of two out of three matches to determine a winner to move to the next round. All teams are guaranteed 2 matches for the single elimination seeded tournament. Once again, each match will have a time limit of five minutes. Winning a Match At the end of the five minutes, the team with the most players on the court will win the match. In the event that both teams have the same number of players remaining at the end of the game time, there will be a one minute overtime. If after the first overtime there is still a tie, there will be a sudden death period. During sudden death play, the first team to eliminate any of the opposing team’s players will be declared the winner.
The tournament is presented in cooperation with the Miami Valley Crime Prevention Association, the Miami Valley Recreation Activities Council and the Victory Project.