5 For The Fight Dodgeball Challenge 2019

The 5 For The Fight Dodgeball Challenge 2019, hosted by Capventis, will take place on Saturday 23rd March in UCD Sports Hall,  where teams will have the opportunity to compete to become  Dodgeball Champions on the day.   Capventis is working with Qualtrics to raise as much money as possible, so as to make a difference for #5ForTheFight EMEA,  with every euro raised going directly to the Breakthrough Cancer Research charity,  all event cost covered Capventis. (CHY No. 19801,  Registered Charity No. 20077945 ).

 

Are you ready for the challenge? It’s very simple –  form a team and go head to head against other teams on the day to battle your way to the top to become overall Dodgeball winners.  The day will kick off at 12:30hrs with an exhibition match between members of the Northern Ireland Dodgeball Team (who came third in the 2018 World Cup, held in Madison Square Gardens, NY).

 

The team will then teach you how to play the game and explain the rules. And that’s the starting point for a fun and excitement-filled afternoon, with a round robin format tournament followed by prizes, food and drinks.

To Enter a Team: 

To enter a team into the 5 For The Fight Dodgeball Challenge:

  • All Team submissions are made online, click here to enter your team
  • To create a team, click JOIN TEAM and register for Everyday Hero.
  • All team members must be over the age of 18
  • There are 8- 10 members per team with 6 members on the court at the start of the match & 2 – 4 subs
  • There must be a minimum of two ladies per team
  • The cost per team is €500.00

 

Come and support us by playing in the 5 For The Fight Dodgeball Challenge 2019, register your  team today:

For more information or to join The Fight and book a team,   please email Elaine Montgomery, Marketing Manager, Capventis on elaine.montgomery@capventis.com or by telephone + 353 1272 7728

General Questions & Answers

Q. What is 5 For The Fight Dodgeball Challenge?

A. The 5 For The Fight Dodgeball Challenge 2019 hosted by Capventis will take place on Saturday the 23rd March in UCD Sports Hall where teams will have the opportunity to compete to become 2019 Dodgeball Champions.

Q. How do I register a team for 5 For The fight dodgeball challenge?

A. To register a team for the 5 For The Fight dodgeball challenge, please click here

Q. How much is to enter a team into for 5 for the fight dodgeball challenge?

A. The cost per team is €500.00 or €62.50 per team member

Q. How long is a Dodgeball Game?

A. Each game will be 12 minutes in duration and made up of 2 halves of 6 minutes each

Q. What is the aim of Dodgeball?

A. The aim of the game is to eliminate all player members of the opposing team by throwing the balls at them. To see a dodgeball game in action, check out the following video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EIsPIlyOIb4

Q. How many balls in a Dodgeball Game?

A. Each game starts with 5 dodgeballs

Q. Does a Dodgeball Balls Hurt?

A. No, as dodgeballs themselves are made of foam and designed to be thrown at people

Q. How many players in a Dodgeball Game?

A. There are 6 players on the court and each team may have up to 4 subs on the bench

Q. What should you wear whilst playing the game?

A. We would recommend you were sports clothing and trainers whilst playing the game

Q. How old do you to be to play in the 5  For The Fight Dodgeball Tournament?

A. All players must be over 18 to play in the tournament

Q. Are spectators allowed on the day to view the matches?

A. Yes, spectators are welcome on the day so please bring along your friends and family to cheer on your team

Q. Are children allowed on the day?

A. Yes, children are welcome on the day to view all the matches

Q. Are there changing rooms?

A. Yes, there are changing rooms in UCD Sports Centre

Q. Is there a qualified first aid person on site?

A. In the event of an accident, there will have a qualified person on duty to provide first aid.

Location & Transport:

Q. When is the 5 For The Fight Dodgeball Tournament taking place?

A. 5 For The Fight Dodgeball Tournament will take place on Saturday the 23rd of March

Q. Where is the Dodgeball Competition being held?

A. The Dodgeball competition is being held in the UCD sports centre, click here for the building location on UCD Campus.

Q.  How do I get to UCD?

By Bus – Dublin Bus

The Belfield campus is serviced directly by bus route numbers 3, 39a, 11B and 17. The 46A, 84 and 145 buses stop at the main entrance of UCD, about five minutes’ walk to the UCD Sports Centre. For exact routes and timetable information please visit www.dublinbus.ie and search for ‘University College Dublin’.

By Bus – Bus Eireann
Bus Éireann provides a nationwide bus service throughout Ireland with most major areas having a regular link to Dublin. The majority of Dublin services terminate in Busáras (Central Bus Station) from where it is a short walk to O’Connell Street for connecting buses to UCD. For further information please visit the Bus Éireann website.

By Car

UCD has several entrances and car parks. You are advised to enter via the AIB entrance at the Clonskeagh end of campus and if you come as far as the roundabout and take the first exit there is parking immediately on your left next to the tennis courts and 5 a side cage.  Please check car park signage.

By Dart

The Dublin Area Rapid Transport (DART) local rail system serves a station close to UCD at Sydney Parade.  It is roughly 30 minutes on foot

About 5 For The Fight 

QUALTRICS + BREAKTHROUGH CANCER RESEARCH

 

Qualtrics has teamed up with Breakthrough Cancer Research to launch the Dermot Costello Cancer Immunology Fellowship—a ground-breaking initiative that will fund a dedicated team of researchers to develop new immunotherapy treatments for the hardest-to-treat cancers. Cancer has always been part of our story. Qualtrics was founded in 2002, following one of our founder’s Scott Smith’s cancer diagnosis. As part of his recuperation, Scott and his son Ryan worked on a small project which grew into Qualtrics – which now has more than 9,000 customers in over 90 countries. Today, Ryan is still serving as CEO and Scott is thankfully cancer-free.

 

Our EMEA operations began in 2013 when Dermot Costello was hired to build the business here. Unfortunately, cancer affected Qualtrics again when Dermot was diagnosed with cancer. He went on to build the EMEA business from 0 to 250 employees and sadly passed away in January 2018.

 

Capventis was introduced to Qualtrics by Dermot, and the companies have worked together on over 150 Experience Management implementations across Europe. We’re delighted to honour Dermot through this novel event, which combines well with our sponsorship of the Northern Ireland Dodgeball team.

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