April 17, 2014 // Franchising.com // LAS VEGAS - Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park, creator of the world's first all-trampoline, walled playing court and the sport of Ultimate Dodgeball, will host the Third Annual Ultimate Dodgeball Championship Friday, Aug. 8 to Sunday, Aug. 10 at Sky Zone Las Vegas. $50,000 in cash prizes will be up for grabs amongst the final eight teams, which will compete in the championship bracket Sunday following the regional brackets Friday and Saturday. The Ultimate Dodgeball event combines the high-flying action and athleticism of Sky Zone's patented playing courts with the tradition of regular dodgeball. The championship bracket will be filmed and later broadcast throughout the U.S.
Prior to the highly anticipated regional and championship brackets in Las Vegas, Local Qualifier tournaments will take place Monday, June 23 to Sunday, June 29 at more than 50 Sky Zone parks throughout the United States and Canada to determine which teams will advance to Las Vegas. More than 700 teams are expected to take part in Ultimate Dodgeball Championship Local Qualifiers, and all matches will feature a format of five versus five.
"Ultimate Dodgeball has grown at lightning speed the past few years and our Ultimate Dodgeball Championship has grown right along with it," said Jeff Platt, President of Sky Zone, LLC. "The addition of a regional layer to our tournament this year allows more than 50 of the best teams from across the continent the opportunity to compete in Las Vegas, and we cannot wait to kick things off."
The Third Annual Ultimate Dodgeball Championship will be held at Sky Zone Las Vegas located at 7440 Dean Martin Dr Suite #201., Las Vegas, NV 89139 Friday, Aug. 8 to Sunday Aug. 10, 2014. For complete tournament rules, information and registration, please visit www.udodgeball.com or 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 United States Patent No. 5,624,122. Sky Zone, LLC operates two affiliate-owned indoor trampoline parks, with franchises open across the United States, Canada, Mexico and Australia. 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 being ranked 180 on the 2013 Inc.'s 500/5000 List, "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 www.skyzone.com.
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