Second annual Warrior Dodgeball Tournament to be held Feb. 25

Players grab for the balls at the beginning of a game during a charity dodgeball tournament on Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2011, at East High School. The tournament benefited the Denver Children's Miracle Network. James Brosher/staff

James Brosher

Tournament to raise money for Gordon County Blue Schools

The second annual Warrior Dodgeball Tournament will be held on Saturday, Feb. 25 at Gordon Central High School. Utilizing both the practice gym and main gym, registration will be held for 3rd - 5th grade and middle school divisions beginning at 9:30 a.m. that day in the practice gym, and registration for high school and adult divisions beginning at 10 a.m. in the main gym.

Practice for the 3rd-5th grade and middle school divisions will begin at 10 a.m. in the practice gym, with practice for the high school and adult divisions beginning at 10:30 a.m. in the main gym.

According to organizers, preregistration is recommended for the fundraising event.

Teams will consist of a minimum of six people, with a maximum of eight players per team. Age groups are 3rd-5th grade, Middle School, High School and Adult. Team members need to have matching or similar colored shirts for games.

Tournament will be double elimination. A game will consist of the best of two out of three matches.

Cost is $10 per person. Early Bird special registration through Feb. 10 will include a free t-shirt for every team member. Registration and waiver forms can be found on the Gordon Central High School website at gchs.gcbe.org. All fees are cash only and nonrefundable.

T-shirts and concessions will be available for purchase the day of the tournament- cash only.

The event is sponsored by the Warrior Pride Association and all proceeds will benefit the extracurricular activities at the Gordon County Blue Schools: Tolbert Elementary, W.L. Swain Elementary, Belwood Elementary, Ashworth Middle School and Gordon Central High School.

For more information, call Celeste Hendrix at 678-986-4885, Eric Morris at 706-263-1257, Doug Clark at 706-217-8800 or Raymond Fouts at 706-264-2320.