LOS ANGELES, CA - August 18, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/ - Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park, creator of the world's first all-trampoline, walled playing court has announced the final eight teams who will battle for the title and $20,000 grand prize at the Second Annual Ultimate Dodgeball Championship at Sky Zone Las Vegas. $50,000 in total cash prizes will be up for grabs at the Championship Tournament games on Saturday, September 21 and Sunday, September 22. Sky Zone's Second Annual Ultimate Dodgeball Championship will be played on its patented trampoline court, combining high-flying jumps and leaps with the athleticism and agility of traditional dodgeball.
From over 400 teams across 30 United States and Canadian Local Qualifier tournaments, seven top-ranking teams were selected based on a series of key statistics such as winning percentage and player elimination efficiency. The top teams selected from the Local Qualifiers across the nation include "Doom" from Sky Zone West Covina, Calif., "Brick Squad" from Sky Zone Roswell, Ga., "Canuckateers" from Sky Zone Toronto, "BAMF" from Sky Zone Providence, R.I, "Invasion" from Sky Zone Springdale, Ohio, "The Eh Team" from Sky Zone Mississauga, Ontario and "Really Really Big Show" from Sky Zone Plainfield, Ind. The eighth team, "Grand Valley Dodgeball" hailing from Sky Zone Grand Rapids, won their Local Qualifier and secured a coveted spot at the Championship Tournament through an online vote in which fans chose their favorite team on Facebook. The Championship Tournament will feature teams of five versus five, with eight maximum members on each roster.
"This year's Local Qualifier competitions were incredibly competitive and thrilling to watch as teams from across the U.S. and Canada battled it out for their chance to play for the championship in Las Vegas," said Jeff Platt, President of Sky Zone, LLC. "Since we have $50,000 in cash prizes at stake, we are very excited to see which team can make it to the top and win the title for our Second Annual Ultimate Dodgeball Championship."
The Second Annual Ultimate Dodgeball Championship will be held at Sky Zone Las Vegas located at 7350 S. Dean Martin Dr. Las Vegas, NV 89139 on September 21 and 22, 2013. For complete tournament information and updates, please visit http://www.udodgeball.com or http://www.Facebook.com/UltimateDodgeball.
Since 2004, Sky Zone, LLC has created and built the world's first all-trampoline, walled playing court - a concept so unique it was awarded a United States Patent No. 5,624,122. Sky Zone, LLC operates three affiliate-owned indoor trampoline parks, with franchises open across the United States and in Canada in 18 states and one province. Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Parks feature a wide array of fun, fit and low-impact activities ranging from Open Jump, Ultimate Dodgeball and SkyRobics fitness classes to birthday parties, corporate events and other group outings. The franchise has been awarded various accolades, including "Best Gym Alternative" by Vegas Seven Magazine, "2012 Locals Choice for Kid's Birthday Party" by Southbay Magazine and one of Entrepreneur's 2013 "Fresh Concepts Livening Up Franchising." For more information on the company or franchising opportunities, please visit http://www.skyzone.com.