Kick Summer Hunger 2019

Kickball Tournament

Join United Way of Central Minnesota for our 3rd annual kickball tournament to KICK SUMMER HUNGER! During the summer, more kids are at risk of experiencing hunger – in fact, here in Central Minnesota, food shelf usage among children increases by 40% in the summer. Spend the afternoon competing for glory on the kickball field while making a difference in the lives of local children. #KickSummerHunger

Registration is now open!

Friday, May 17, 2019
Whitney Regional Park
11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

(May 31st in case of inclement weather)

8 to 12 people per team
$400 per team
Tournament limited to 30 teams

For questions, please contact Lauren at lvangerpen@unitedwayhelps.org or 320.229.3513


Schedule

Check-in: 10:00a.m. – 10:50 a.m.
Tournament: 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Tournament Details

The tournament will be limited to 30 teams. The 2 teams that raise the most money through crowdfunding will get a bye during bracket play, automatically advancing them towards the championship game.

Team Crowdfunding 

Each team has the opportunity to crowdfund. When a team completes their registration, a crowdfunding account will be created for them. Your team can crowdfund simply by sharing this link with their networks: uwcm.unitedwayhelps.org/crowd.

When they follow the link, donors are asked to select the individual and/or kickball team that they would like their donation to be linked to. The 2 teams that raise the most money through crowdfunding will get a bye during bracket play, automatically advancing them towards the championship game.   

Rules

Rules will be emailed to Team Captains and posted on the website at least two weeks prior to the tournament. All players must be over 18 and sign a waiver before participating. Volunteer umpires will be present on every field to ensure fair play and to keep teams on the schedule. 

Team uniforms are not required but are HIGHLY encouraged.

Team Benefits

Every team member (8 – 12 people per team) will receive a swag bag with items from our sponsors. The winner of the tournament will receive a traveling trophy. (Trophy currently displayed at Capital One) 

Volunteers

If you are interested in being an event volunteer or volunteer umpire for this event, contact Lauren at lvangerpen@unitedwayhelps.org or 320.229.3515.

Food/Beverages

Food and beverages will be available for purchase at the concession stand at Whitney Park. Please do not bring alcohol into the park.

Severe Weather

In case of inclement weather, the tournament will be held on Friday, May 31, 2019. We cannot refund your payment in the unlikely event of a weather-related cancellation due to previously accrued expenses. In the event of a cancellation or delay, updates will be posted on United Way’s website, Facebook page and emails will be sent to team captains.

Other Questions?

Contact Lauren at lvangerpen@unitedwayhelps.org or call 320.229.3513.

 


Presented by Young Leaders United

Event Sponsors

Sysco Western Minnesota

AAM Casting

 

Media Sponsor

104.7 KCLD


Corporate Sponsor

Marco


Support Sponsors

GeoComm

Microbiologics

Schlenner Wenner

Capital One

Falcon National Bank

McDowall

Edina Realty

CentraCare