“OSC” defeated “The Situation” from Norfolk, VA 4-2, keeping the Founders Cup trophy on the East Coast for another year. With this win, “OSC became the most winningest team in WAKA history with three titles to date.
The 15th annual World Kickball Championship Weekend Founders Cup tournament, presented by WAKA Kickball and Social Sports (WAKA), took place on Saturday, October 6 at Desert Breeze Park in Las Vegas, where 64 teams from all corners of the United States converged to compete for the title of world kickball champions. Each team punched their tickets for Vegas by being of the best in its local leagues.
“WAKA congratulates ‘OSC on winning one of the most prestigious titles in social sports,” said Jimmy Walicek, co-founder of WAKA. “The World Kickball Championships is all about competition, camaraderie and most importantly, fun times. And what’s more fun than a trip to Vegas and the opportunity to claim top bragging rights and more than $20,000 in cash and prizes?”
In addition to the competitive tournament, WAKA also hosted The Kickball Games, – a fun, less competitive pool play event. More than 30 fun-loving kickball teams took the ‘social’ field vying for a variety of coveted titles. In the end, the following teams emerged victorious:
• Best Costumes: Victorious Secret
• Best Team Performance:
• Best Team Social Media: Plastered Penguins
• Player's Choice (from voting): Milf & Cookies
• Life of the Party: Team Zissou
For full results and coverage highlights from the tournament, please visit Kickball Today.
Anyone interested in joining a team for a chance to play for the championship title or in The Kickball Games at next year’s tournament should visit kickball.com to find a local league.
WAKA Kickball and Social Sports
WAKA Kickball and Social Sports (WAKA) is a social-athletic organization designed to provide and promote the joy of kickball to those young at heart. WAKA started the adult kickball craze in 1998 and today is the fastest growing community sport in America. On an average week during the year you can find hundreds of teams comprising tens of thousands of people enjoying WAKA’s social recreation in cities across the country.
Named one of Inc. Magazine’s fastest growing private companies in America for the past three years, WAKA is recognized widely in the press as the nation’s premier kickball organization. Offering face-to-face interaction not easily found anywhere else, WAKA not only provides a recreation and social outlet for its players but gives them the opportunity for personal development through leadership, volunteerism and charity. The organization produces thousands of meaningful connections between people each year, including marriages, business partnerships and lasting friendships. Join today at kickball.com
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