World Dodgeball Championships
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World Dodgeball Championships

The World Championships is the premier international event in the sport of dodgeball. The first World Championships were held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and were contested annually until 2019. After a two-year hiatus, the Championships return to Edmonton, Canada as the community celebrates a return to sport. Hundreds of athletes will make the trip between August 28 and September 4, 2022, representing their countries on a global stage.

In addition to the competition, the event will feature various workshops and seminars, and an industry exposition for vendors and suppliers keen on reaching not only the athlete demographic, but the audience for the week,

The 2022 World Dodgeball Championships will be the largest competition in the history of the sport, and a must for those who embrace high-energy, high-integrity international competition.

Teams & Divisions

The 2022 World Championships will feature six divisions across two disciplines, with more than 25 countries scheduled to attend. The Cloth division will consist of over 40 teams in the Women’s, Men’s and Mixed events. Historically, the teams to watch have included the United Kingdom, Austria and Australia. The Foam division will also feature Women’s, Men’s and Mixed divisions, contested by over 50 teams. Historical favourites include the United States, Malaysia and Canada.

Six Divisions:

Foam (over 50 teams): Men's, Women's, Mixed
Cloth (over 40 teams): Men's, Women's, Mixed

Participating Nations

The following are all the confirmed participating nations for the 2022 WDBF World Dodgeball Championships being held in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Canada
  • France
  • Great Britain
  • Hong Kong
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Malaysia
  • Mexico
  • New Zealand
  • Sweden
  • United States

Additional countries will be added to this list as they become confirmed.

Event Tickets

Tickets to the event will be made available through Hometown Ticketing via the host country’s website.

Packages will include round robin 3-day passes, medal weekend passes, full event passes, and VIP tables.

Click the button below for more information and to purchase your tickets.

Explore Edmonton

Partners & Sponsors

Officials / Referees


Become a Dodgeball World Championships Volunteer

Do you want to see some of the World’s best WDBF cloth and foam dodgeball athletes compete for the gold medal? We need volunteers of various skill levels

We’re looking for energetic, confident, sports-minded volunteers from August 28th – September 4th, 2022, at the World Dodgeball Championships at the Saville Community Sports Centre in Edmonton, Alberta.

If you are an athlete, spectator, fan, professional, or just want to be involved we are looking to fill the following roles:

  • Administrative Tasks
  • Scoring and Timekeeper
  • Beer Gardens
  • Set up and Tear Down
  • Referee Support
  • Medical
  • Referee Support
  • Twitch Clipper and Moderators
  • Social Media Coordinator
  • and more.

If you volunteer, you get a 2022 World Dodgeball Championships Volunteer shirt and food during the event. Click the link to learn more and to fill out the sign-up sheet.

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