What You Need To Know



  • The festival will run May 3,4,5, 2019
  • Barrie is 90 km from the Pearson International Airport and Toronto.
  • The festival begins 1:00pm on Friday and ends on Sunday by 6:00 pm eastern standard time. All teams will begin play on Friday.


  • You can register for a limited time at $395 plus Harmonized Sales Tax (HST).
  • We will be taking 32 teams in each division (Men, Women, Mixed Rec, Mixed Intermediate, Mixed Competitive)
  • You can register and reserve your spot for $50 (this is recommended to avoid disappointment by full divisions)
  • You can register as a full team, partial team or free agent and we will create a team for you.


  • Team sizes range from 6 players to 12 players.  A team size of 10 is a good option.   Six players start each game.


  • This is an adult event.  You must be at least 18 years of age to participate on day 1.  Underage players are rare and require special permission from Pro Sports Management.  
  • In the co-ed divisions, you must start each game with a minimum of 2 females on the court. 
  • Some divisions have eligibility restrictions.  Click on the eligibility link for info on who can play in what division.
  • Check the eligibility page for full details.


  • Each match is timed.  See rules for details.  All matches start together.
  • Each team will play many games throughout the weekend.  
  • Rules in dodgeball vary slightly from region to region.  Click on our rules link for full details. ALL DIVISIONS FOLLOW THE SAME RULES.  Captains will receive notifications of any exceptions.
  • All official's are specifically trained
  •  7" balls will be provided at each game.  Rec teams have a choice of 7" or 8.5" balls.
  • Players must wear non-marking indoor shoes for the facility. 
  • Do not wear any jewellery or accessories.  The only eye wear permitted is CSA safety-sport glasses (i.e. squash glasses).  
  • Plan to stow your belongings in your car or in your small back pack.  The change rooms will not be locked.  Festival organizers are not responsible for lost or stolen items.
  • Each team is responsible for their own first aid operations.  If a situation develops that is beyond your ability, you are encouraged to visit the Royal Victoria Hospital at 201 Georgian Drive or call 9-1-1


  • Players' Lounge  - We are pleased to announce that our players' lounge will be on-site at the game area.  The lounge will include many great features to help you relax between games including the beer garden, vendor food courts, vendor tents, entertainment, table games and more.
  • Swag - We have will have top quality T shirts, hoodies and assorted souvenirs at our vendor area. 

National Dodgeball Festival 2019