Information for Participating Schools
Thank you to all of the schools that participated in the 2015 Dodging Homelessness High School Tournament! Stay tuned for information on our 2016 tournament.
Below is information that was provided to our 2015 participants, but much of it will be relevant to future tournaments as well.
The following is important information regarding your school’s participation in the tournament. Please take a moment to review the information. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us!
In order to compete in the tournament, all students participating in our statewide tournament on Thursday, April 2 must complete and submit our waiver form. For students under 18, they must also have their parent or legal guardian complete page two (2) of the waiver form. Students cannot participate without submitting these forms to us.
Completed forms can be scanned and emailed to [email protected] or mailed to:
NH Coalition to End Homelessness
122 Market St
Manchester, NH 03101
Arrival Time & Day of Contact
All teams must arrive by no later than 5PM. Students should plan to arrive by 4:45PM, to accommodate time for traffic and checking in with our staff. Directions to the facility are as follows:
On I-93, take Exit 9N onto NH-28 N/US-3 N/Hooksett Rd. Turn left onto W Alice Ave. Continue onto Donati Dr. Turn right onto Bicentennial Dr. Turn right onto River Rd. Parking is available in Lot 12, which will be on your right. The Athletics Complex is a short walk from the parking lot.
On the day of our statewide tournament, if you need to get in touch with us, you may do so by calling emailing [email protected].
Tournament Rules & Dress Code
It’s important that all teams fully read and understand our rules before the event. Click here to access our tournament’s rules.
According to the rules, teams must wear matching t-shirts and comply with their high school’s dress code. We are encouraging all teams to create their own, matching t-shirts for the event!
Admissions & Food
This is a public event, so we encourage you to invite your friends and family to cheer on your team! Tickets will be sold at the door with pricing as follows:
- Adults – $5
- Students $3
- Kids 12 and under – Free!
- All participating teams are also free.
We will be providing concessions at the event and include snacks (e.g. granola bars and chips) and drinks (e.g. water and Gatorade). Cash and credit cards will be accepted for admission and concessions. There are water fountains within the facility. We encourage teams to bring empty water containers to fill at the water fountains for the tournament.
Dodgeball Strategies and Tips
We created a series of tips and strategies to help teams compete at the highest level. Click here to review the series of tips.
Join Us on Facebook and Twitter
Join the Facebook event page and let the other teams know who’s going to take home the trophy! You can also tag the event on twitter using #dodginghomelessness.