Dodgeball Tournament to Benefit American Red Cross in Scranton

Red Cross disaster response and preparedness

Allegiant Airlines is hosting a series of Dodgeball Tournaments across the country and is partnering with the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport for a fun and exciting day of dodgeball on Saturday, August 24, 2013, at Riverfront Sports, 5 W. Olive St., Scranton.

All proceeds of the tournament will benefit the Lackawanna County and Wyoming Valley Chapters of the American Red Cross.

The co-ed style tournament is recognized by the National Dodgeball League (NDL) and is a great way to have fun with friends, family or co-workers while supporting the American Red Cross.

Deadline for registration is August 17. Co-ed teams must have six to 10 members. Participants must be 18 years of age to play.

Registration fee is $100 per team.

To register a team, go to

Trophies will be awarded to the top three teams. Teams should be wear matching uniforms. The event will be open to the public and spectators will be welcome.

Volunteers are needed to help referee, take pictures, and help with registration. Training will be provided. If you would like to be a tournament volunteer, please call 570-823-7161 X 329 or e-mail