British Dodgeball have two exciting opportunities to offer to the School Games networking, including new junior festivals and the annual Schools Awards nominations.
Come Join In events
The new Come Join In Junior festivals have been designed to provide new dodgeball clubs with the opportunity to take part in competitive match play against other clubs within their region.
The Come Join In Junior Festivals will initially take place in areas of the UK where there has been a significant rise in the number of junior clubs forming. And also where these new junior clubs are not yet involved in our junior league pathway. The aim will be for more festivals to take place in an increased number of areas as the season progresses.
These events are open to all dodgeball teams including (but not limited to) school teams, youth groups, community clubs (e.g. Scout groups, Brownie/Guide groups), and after school club teams. If you’ve never played dodgeball competitively, this sessions are the perfect starting point.
The Come Join In festivals are non-competitive events with the emphasis on playing as many matches as possible. This means there will be no finals at these events, and therefore no medals or trophies will be awarded.
The festivals will be free to enter, and there will be both an under 11’s and an under 15’s age group at each festival.
British Dodgeball is proud to support grassroots dodgeball across the UK. The sport has the ability to revolutionise the health of the UK’s young people in times that are difficult for health, and the role of school physical education is more important than ever. Thousands of schools offer dodgeball to the delight of so many young girls and boys. Each year, British Dodgeball ask you to nominate and vote for your school as a part of their school awards.
The deadline to submit your nominations is by Friday 31 March 2023.