Dodgeball Canada Selects Winning Bid for 2020 National Championship
Updated: Nov 10, 2020
Edmonton selected to host the premier national tournament for the emerging sport
EDMONTON (May 1, 2019) - Today, Dodgeball Canada announced that the City of Edmonton will play host to the 2020 edition of the National Dodgeball Championship. This annual event brings together men’s and women’s teams from all ten provinces to compete for the National title. The National Championship also serves as the platform to select the Team Canada roster to compete at the World Dodgeball Federation Championship.
This marks the first time that the National Championship will be held in Edmonton. More than 300 athletes and hundreds more supporters will be descending on the city in April 2020.
“I am excited to have this event come to Western Canada and particularly to Edmonton,” said Duane Wysynski, President of Dodgeball Canada and currently a resident of the city. “We look forward to working with Dodgeball Edmonton and Edmonton Events towards a successful National Championship. Dodgeball has strong roots in the city and we’re proud to celebrate Edmonton’s contribution to growing the sport across Canada.”
“As a founding member league of Dodgeball Canada, Dodgeball Edmonton has been here from the beginning as the national dodgeball scene has exploded over the past few years,” said Paul Laking, owner of Dodgeball Edmonton. “Working alongside Edmonton Events, we are excited to deliver a world-class dodgeball experience here in Edmonton in 2020.”
“We are ecstatic to welcome athletes from across the country to Edmonton for the 2020 Dodgeball Canada National Championships,” said Doug McLean, Director of Edmonton Events. “Edmonton is proud to bring such a unique, competitive event to our city.”