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The longest kickball game ever

February 6, 2012

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A group of WAKA Kickball players in Connecticut are looking to break the Guinness World Record for the longest kickball game. It will take place March 30-April 1 and they’re raising money for a great cause too: Kick-It, which was started by a child cancer patient and raises money for children’s cancer research through charity […]

Brand Loyalty: WAKA Kickball Tattoo

November 18, 2011

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How’s this for brand loyalty? One of our employees and players got a WAKA Kickball tattoo! Related articles Tank Carder’s Rose Bowl MVP, Kickball Trophies Are Equally Important (sbnation.com) Yes, the Kickball World Championship will be held in Las Vegas on Saturday, and it will be glorious (offthebench.nbcsports.com)

Tank Carder of TCU & WAKA Kickball

September 6, 2011

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TCU linebacker and ESPN Preseason All-American Tank Carder sent WAKA this picture of his mantel this week, which has his 2011 Rose Bowl defensive MVP trophy displayed right in between two WAKA Kickball trophies from one of our Fort Worth area kickball leagues. We tweeted it (Carder retweeted it too), shared it on Facebook and […]

Nice press for WAKA Kickball

September 2, 2011

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There’s been some good press for WAKA Kickball recently and this week there were two articles from California I really liked. Both pieces nicely showcase the great social aspects of WAKA and have some nice quotes. They also both mention the charity work our players do. The writer of a San Jose Mercury News article […]

WAKA Kickball on ESPN’s Mike & Mike

August 12, 2011

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I came across this on YouTube this morning. A few years ago, former NFL player Mike Golic of ESPN’s Mike & Mike show stumbled upon a WAKA Kickball game in Connecticut and ended up rolling out the first pitch. Here he is talking about it on the show. Related articles There are no lockouts in […]

There are no lockouts in kickball

August 10, 2011

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That’s part of our new WAKA Kickball fall marketing campaign. Like it? Head to this link below and give it a Retweet please. http://twitter.com/#!/WAKA_Kickball/status/101304390098485248 Related articles Summer kickball (mikeholden.wordpress.com) No longer just a kids’ game, kickball finds resurgence among N.J. adult players (nj.com) WAKA Kickball Listed on 2010 Inc. 5000 as one of the Fastest […]

Fall kickball leagues

August 8, 2011

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Some of our fall WAKA Kickball leagues are now open for registration with more opening over the course of the next few weeks. And if you missed it, definitely check out this NBC 4 piece on WAKA Kickball — they did a nice job showing the various aspects of WAKA, including the games, the social […]

Kickball in DC on NBC

July 29, 2011

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NBC 4 in Washington DC put together a very nice piece on WAKA’s kickball leagues in DC . Check it out at that link and you can visit WAKA’s DC area kickball page if you’d like to find a league to play in — we’re in DC, where it all started in 1998, and also […]

Competitive kickball

June 29, 2011

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For a good number of people that play WAKA Kickball, it’s very much a social sport. They do it to meet new people (they become reunited with old friends in some cases) and to have fun. Many players continue socializing after the game at their local kickball bar, not only with their team but with […]

Tiger Woods impersonator

June 17, 2011

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I put a story up on WAKA’s new kickball blog today about a Tiger Woods impersonator who is playing in a WAKA league in Arizona. I really can’t believe how much he looks like Tiger—check out the photo on that blog post.

A blog about kickball

June 13, 2011

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Some work related news… Today we launched a kickball blog on the WAKA website. I’m really excited about this. Each post has social sharing options, so please visit and Tweet, Facebook it, etc. And there’s a sidebar menu item that allows you to find kickball leagues near you by zip code. We’ll be adding even […]

Summer kickball

May 26, 2011

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That’s our new WAKA Kickball flyer, promoting the upcoming summer kickball leagues. Check out a WAKA league near you and get signed up. Check us out on Facebook too. On April 1, we were at 9,696 fans. As of right now, we’re at 11,644. So that’s almost 2,000 new fans in less than two months […]

Cam Newton in a charity tournament with the official WAKA kickball

May 5, 2011

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That’s Cam Newton, the #1 overall pick in last Thursday’s NFL draft, playing in a charity kickball game in Charlotte on Saturday with an official WAKA kickball. According to the Charlotte Observer, it was Carolina Panther “teammate Jordan Gross’ charity kickball tournament which benefits cystic fibrosis.” The official website for Kick CF with Jordan Gross […]

Great article on WAKA Kickball from the Fairfax Times in Northern Virginia

April 29, 2011

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There is a great article by Dave Seminara in this week’s edition of the Fairfax Times that showcases both social and competitive aspects of WAKA Kickball. Check it out and, if you are a writer, I’d like an article just like that in every WAKA market in the country please.

Viral Kickball Video

March 10, 2011

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The video below went online last Friday and now has over 13,000 views, thanks to mentions by D Magazine and Deadspin, as well as a lot of shares on Twitter and Facebook along with views by WAKA Kickball players all over the country. Filming for the show “Cheaters” spilled over onto a WAKA Kickball field. […]

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