Welcome to Nova Scotia Dodgeball
Dodgeball is one of the world’s fastest growing sports and has seen a steady growth in Canada in the last 10 years. As it is not a sanctioned sport among the world’s sport organizations, the rules and format vary from region to region. When players from Nova Scotia participated in the National Dodgeball Festival for the first time in 2014, they realized that they were not playing the same sport as the rest of the country and they would never excel if they weren’t on the same page as the rest of the players in Canada and around the world.
Ready, Set, DODGEBALL
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Meet the athletes that will be representing Nova Scotia at the National Dodgeball Championships in Charlottetown, PE from April 4th - 7th, 2019 on our three provincial teams - Halifax Explosion, Scotian Sirens & Nova Storm.
“Who doesn’t like throwing things at people for fun? For real though – the people. I love the community”
“Dodgeball is a community; a family to those with none, whether long gone, distant, or simply just never existed. Dodgeball is an out; to those with anger, anxiety, stress, or just simply issues with just getting out of the basement, there’s a stronger comfort level found there than in any other public setting. Dodgeball (this… Read more “Mitch Janzen”
“So much fun you don’t realize you’re exercising.”
“Why dodgeball? It helps with my mental health in the fact it help get my aggression out and when I’m on the court a lot of stresses seem to disappear”
“I started playing dodgeball to try something new but I ended up having a group of people that let me be my complete authentic self. Completely unexpected when I joined but I couldn’t imagine not having them now”
“A game of dodgeball is a full body workout (my odd play style anyway). It’s like an hour at the gym without it feeling like an hour at the gym! Also, the people are awesome and second to none!“
“I play dodgeball because it’s something friends can commit to. It’s easy to get “too busy” these days, but we’re never too busy to throw balls at each other. We see each other at least once a week because of it and it gets everyone active. I’ve met so many great people in the year… Read more “Mariah Godin”