Are you ready to dodge, duck, dip, dive, and dodge for a cause?
Students in 5th-12th grades, as well as families and/or community members, are invited to participate in the Annual Dodge For A Cause Dodgeball Tournament, sponsored by SHIFT (Students Helping Impact Future Teens) Happens. The event is scheduled for Friday, February 22, 2019 (with a back-up date set for March 29, 2019 in case of inclement weather). Check-in starts at 5:30pm, with the “first throw” following at approximately 6:00pm. The event will be returning to Jeff Gym, located at the Webster City Middle School (1101 Des Moines Street) in Webster City. Teams of 8-10 members per team are welcome, and registration is $50 per team (that’s only $5 per player!).
There will be three (3) tournament brackets again this year; Middle School (5th-8th grades), High School (9th-12th grades), and a Community/Family Combo bracket. Any 5th-12th grade student in Hamilton County, as well as families, businesses, non-profit or civic groups, or community members are invited to pick their team, choose their theme, dress it up, and participate in this fun, substance-free event. Individuals may also support the cause by coming to the tournament, sponsoring a team, or donating bracket prizes. Admission for spectators will be free-will-donation. All funds raised will go toward the Bee Inspired Program through Building Families. Webster City Rotary Club will be partnering on the SHIFT Happens efforts again this year, as their February Civic Project!
SHIFT Happens focuses on making an IMPACT in the community by helping teens be Above the Influence, sponsoring awareness and prevention events, and focusing on projects where they can give back to their school, community and causes. The past dodgeball tourneys have raised funds for the Jorden Leeper Memorial Youth Scholarship Fund, the re-opening of the Webster Theater, purchasing items that helped enhance peer engagement and inclusion in the district’s special education classrooms, and more. This year the SHIFTers are raising funds for the Bee Inspired CAPP Program through Building Families Early Childhood Area. Bee Inspired offers programming and services in the surrounding counties that empowers all adolescents to make healthy informed decisions through education and community awareness, including youth groups like SHIFT Happens. SHIFT Happens encourages the community to help rally for this great cause!
Questions? Want to know how to register?
Call Tiffany at 515.602.6371 x4 or 515.835.1836 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com. Registration forms will be available in the Middle and High School offices, Mornin’ Glory, inTANDEM Workspace, and additional locations soon. An online registration will be available AFTER 1/25/19 here!
SHIFT Throwdown Challenge!
1. SNAP a photo or video with your team
2. Be sure it is fun, POSITIVE, & keep it clean!
3. POST it in THE THREAD on the SHIFT Happens Facebook Page, on the Facebook “Dodge For A Cause 2019” event, on YOUR social media account (Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram), OR EMAIL it to us at firstname.lastname@example.org
4. TAG your friends to challenge them on the court
5. Don’t forget to use #SHIFTDodgeballThrowdown to keep SHIFT Happens in the loop
Individual Participation Form (Please submit 1 form per player, must be signed to play)D4ACIndividualForm2019
Team Form (Please submit 1 form per team, can be submitted by Team Captain)D4AC2019TeamForm