2013 Safe at Home Kickball Tournament
Benefiting the Arlington-Alexandria Coalition for the Homeless
DCGreeks.com is once again sponsoring a team created from Greek and Philhellene kickballers from all over the DC Metro area to compete in a one-day kickball tournament that covers all the bases -- fun, food, charity, and all-day KICKBALL competition -- now in its 8th year! Last year we made it to the semifinals out of over two dozen participating teams!
Saturday, August 3, 2013. Games start at 9:00 AM. Round robin play (5 innings or 40 minutes, 3 games minimum) goes till about noon. Top teams make the single-elimination playoffs (6 innings or 50 minutes with a 7 inning Championship game) which start around 1 PM. Teams advancing to the championship game will be there till 5 PM or so.
Long Bridge Park
475 S. Old Jefferson Davis Highway
Arlington, VA 22202
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|Long Bridge Park|
|Located north of Crystal City adjacent to I-395, Long Bridge Park features three full-size, multi-sport, lighted, rectangular synthetic turf athletic fields, a network of walkways, an overlook at the north end of the park with views of capital monuments, Wave Arbor, a public art feature by nationally recognized artist Doug Hollis, and a three-quarter acre rain garden that directs runoff from the park's sports fields and parking lot into a planted garden of native shrubs and perennials. There are picnic areas, interpretive displays, restrooms and free parking for the event.|
||Blue and Yellow Line Metro (Pentagon City 1 mile, Crystal City 1.1 mile, Pentagon 1.2 mile), Metrobus 9A and 23A, and by bicycle (connection to the Mount Vernon Trail is over the railroad tracks and GW Parkway is from the south of the park. The connection is through the connector from National Airport to the Water Park in Crystal City.)|
||Find more details and directions to Long Bridge Park.|
To benefit the Arlington-Alexandria Coalition for the Homeless, where homeless women and families can get the tools, shelter, and skills necessary for a better future. For more on AACH's tough, terrific work see www.aachhomeless.org.
DCGreeks.com is once again sponsoring a team created from Greek and Philhellenes kickballers from all over the DC Metro area and is putting out an open sign-up for members.
This is a co-ed tournament. We need 10 people minimum (3 of which must be women) and can go up to a maximum of 15 people. If you're interested in playing, please email TheGuys@DCGreeks.com ASAP as roster slots are limited.
In your email please include the following info:
Previous Kickball Experience (experience preferred but not required).
FREE! DCGreeks.com is picking up the team registration fee. All participants get free refreshments, raffle prizes, free parking, entertainment, and their very own signature Safe at Home! T-shirt!
You can download a printable Word document here.
Visit http://www.arlington-kickball.com/ for more info, a list of other teams competing, and raffle info.