July 22, 2015 // Franchising.com // LOS ANGELES - Sky Zone Trampoline Park, creator of the world’s first all-walled trampoline playing court, is gearing up to host its 2015 Ultimate Dodgeball Championship. Taking place in two phases in September and October, qualifying teams from around the world will have an opportunity to battle it out on the court for a chance to win $50,000 in cash prizes. Ultimate Dodgeball combines the high-flying action of Sky Zone’s patented trampoline courts with the blistering pace of dodgeball for a thrilling test of skill and agility.
The annual event series kicks off with Local Qualifier tournaments, which run from September 8th to September 14th at over 90 parks throughout the United States, Canada. Australia and Mexico to determine which teams will advance to Las Vegas from October 15th to October 18th for the playoffs. On the final day, the Championship Tournament between the world’s top eight teams will be streamed as part of a free, live HD webcast, visible at Livestream.com on Sunday, October 18th.
The winning team will be awarded $20,000; the second place team will be awarded $10,000; the third and fourth place teams will be awarded $4,500; and the remaining four teams will be awarded $2,750 in cash prizes. With 105 Sky Zone parks open worldwide, participation in this year’s tournament will reach an all-time high with over 1,000 teams expected to compete in this one-of-a-kind competition.
“Sky Zone’s annual Ultimate Dodgeball Championship has seen tremendous growth since its inception in 2012,” said Jeff Platt, President of Sky Zone, LLC. “In conjunction with the recent opening of our 100th park, the amount of participation has almost doubled from last year. With $50,000 in prizes at stake, this year’s tournament is sure to elevate to new heights.”
The 2015 Ultimate Dodgeball Championship will be held at Sky Zone Las Vegas located at 7440 Dean Martin Drive, Suite 201, Las Vegas, NV 89139 from Thursday, October 15th to Saturday, October 18th, and Local Qualifiers will be held at Sky Zone parks around the globe from Tuesday, September 8th to Monday, September 14th. For complete tournament rules, information and registration, please visit skyzone.com/udc.
Since 2004, Sky Zone, LLC has created and built the world’s first all-walled trampoline playing court – a concept so unique it was awarded United States Patent No. 5,624,122. Sky Zone, LLC currently has 100 franchises open across the United States, Canada, Mexico and Australia. Sky Zone 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 55 on the Forbes America’s Most Promising Companies list, 152 on the 2014 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.
SOURCE Sky Zone, LLC