The 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.

Previous Championships

The most recent World Championships were held in Cancun, Mexico in 2019.

Men’s Results (Foam)

PlacementWinner
GoldUnited States
SilverMalaysia
BronzeCanada

Women’s Results (Foam)

PlacementWinner
GoldUnited States
SilverMalaysia
BronzeAustralia

Tickets

Tickets to the event will be made available through Hometown Ticketing. Packages will include day passes, week passes, family passes and VIP tickets. Stay tuned to more information.

Getting Involved / Partnership Opportunities

In 2022, Edmonton, Canada is playing host to both the World Championships from August 28 to September 4, and the Canadian National Championships from June 16 to 19. Canadian Nationals is a large event in itself, attracting 400 players from across Canada. As hosts, Dodgeball Canada are preparing for the Summer of Dodgeball, featuring both events, along with multiple community enegagments throughout the province of Alberta.

As a sponsor of the Summer of Dodgeball, your organization will gain visibility with our audience and have potential opportunities for direct in-event interactions and activations, as well as exposure through event promotions and social media channels.

Our goal is to build mutually beneficial relationships with our partners. As such, all sponsors will receive consistent promotion of their organization through the website and social media channels of both Dodgeball Canada and the World Dodgeball Federation. Sponsors will be profiled in the official program of the World Championships and will be given interactive space in the facility during the industry exposition portion of the week. Other opportunities for all sponsors include items for inclusion in delegation welcome kits and a number of tickets to the World Championships Gold Medal games.

Please download the Sponsorship Package or contact welcome@worlddodgeballfederation.com to discuss a custom opportunity suitable to your organization. If you are an investor looking to be involved in a globally established sport with high-growth and revenue opportunities, please contact us to obtain a copy of our Investor Prospectus.

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