Jan. 11 dodgeball tournament to benefit Club Red
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Colorful costumes and unique team names are encouraged during the Club Red community dodgeball tournament. Times-Independent file photo
Colorful costumes and unique team names are encouraged during the Club Red community dodgeball tournament. Times-Independent file photo
Club Red-the Moab Teen Center will host its second annual community dodgeball tournament on Saturday, Jan. 11. The event, which serves as a fundraiser for Club Red, will be held beginning at 2 p.m. at the Center Street gymnasium, 203 E. Center St.

There is still time to enter a team for the competition, and local residents are also invited to come watch the tournament.

Last year, dozens of players and fans turned out for the inaugural event. In 2013, a total of 20 teams, most with six to seven players, competed. The tournament features pool play followed by single-elimination playoffs to determine the winner.

The Moab City Rec’n Balls team was the 2013 champion, winning all but one game and defeating Zax Restaurant for the title.

Awards are also given for best costume and best team costume, best team name and sportsmanship.

Last year’s event raised about $900 for Club Red, which will help fund the general operations of the teen center and its programs, according to Amy Stocks, the director of Club Red.

“The most fun thing about the event was watching community members of all ages, skills and sub cultures come together to have a great time,” Stocks told The Times-Independent following the 2013 inaugural dodgeball tournament. “I especially enjoyed seeing the teens compete against their teachers and mentors. It was a great event for people of all ages!”

For more information about the tournament, or to sign up a team, call 435-259-9991 or 435-259-2255 ext 133.

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