The California Classic Kickball Tournament hosted by is the first major tournament of the season. Taking place February 22nd-24th in San Diego, California will invite 16 teams from all over the country to make there way to San Diego for a weekend of fun parties, social events and KICKBALL!

The tournament is the first of a series that will also include the Capital City Classic May 24th– 27th in Austin, TX and the New England Classic on July 27th-28th in Boston, MA. The series will culminate in the grand kickball World Series October 4th-6th in Dallas, TX.

For the California Classic, participants can look forward to parties on each night, including an opening party on Thursday the 21st, post-tournament party on the 22nd, big pool party on the 23rd and the closing party on Sunday, the 24th.

In the true spirit of gay kickball, some of the team names that you can look forward to cheering on include the “Bad Pitches, Girl Scout Dropouts, Pitch Please, Sassquatch and the Tuscon Monsoon” (among many others!) It promises to be an AWESOME time!

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By Dirk Smith