USA Dodgeball to Host Premier Tour Stop in Erie | Sports Destination Management

USA Dodgeball to Host Premier Tour Stop in Erie

Mar 01, 2022

The Erie Sports Commission announced that USA Dodgeball, the national governing body for the sport of dodgeball, will hold a scouting event for Team USA at ERIEBANK Sports Park on Saturday, March 19. The event will be part of the 2022 USA Dodgeball Premier Tour.

Men’s and women’s teams will travel from all over the northern and eastern U.S. to compete in the second foam and cloth ball event of the Tour.

“We are excited to bring dodgeball to the Erie area and host this amazing tournament full of talented athletes from across the country,” USA Dodgeball President Jake Mason said. “It will be a day full of excitement, sport and high-level competition.”

Games will kick off at 8 a.m. and continue through 7 p.m. Saturday with participants playing in Men’s Foam, Women’s Foam, Men’s Cloth and Women’s Cloth divisions.

“We are thrilled to bring the USA Dodgeball Premier Tour to Erie for the first time,” said Mark Jeanneret, executive director of the Erie Sports Commission. “It will be exciting to host the world’s best dodgeball players at ERIEBANK Sports Park and to work with Jake and his team to develop this area into a regular stop on the tour for years to come.”

The tournament is open to USA Dodgeball members. Spectators will be admitted free.

USA Dodgeball quick facts:
What: USA Dodgeball Northeast Foam/Cloth Tournament
Where: ERIEBANK Sports Park, 8159 Oliver Rd, Erie, PA 16509
Who: 20 competitive dodgeball teams composed of 100+ players.
When: 8 a.m.- 7 p.m. March 19, 2022

The Erie Sports Commission is committed to promoting the Erie region as a prime destination for sports and recreation. The major goals of the ESC are to attract, create, support, and host sporting and recreational events that have a positive economic impact on the region, and assist in maximizing the potential of all regional sports facilities and venues. The ESC strives to enhance the image of Erie by showcasing the community, promote wellness through healthy lifestyles, and improve the quality of life for community members of all ages.

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