Friday, March 26, 2010

News vs. Blues tournament tomorrow promises epic dodgeball battle

One of the greatest annual sporting events in Kansas City will play out tomorrow afternoon at St. Pius X High School. OK, maybe not the greatest, but definitely one of the funniest. The third annual News vs. Blues Dodgeball Tournament begins at noon tomorrow, March 27, at St. Pius, 1500 NE 42nd Terrace, Kansas City. The tournament benefits the KCPD Care Team, a non-profit organization that assists members of KCPD and their families in times of need. It pits area news personalities against police officers in that most challenging of sports: dodgeball.

Channel 5 has even created a short
documentary outlining how they're preparing for the event.

In addition to watching meteorologists go head-to-head with detectives, an inflatable bounce house for children will be available, and so will the horses and officers of the Mounted Patrol Division, as well as the KCPD helicopter (weather permitting). Concessions will be available from local Boy Scout troops. Donations will be accepted at the door for the KCPD Care Team but aren't necessary to come watch.

I really want to thank the local media for partnering with us in this and many other endeavors. May the best team win!

(I'll post tournament photos on Monday.)

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