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December 16th, 2023 Holiday Spikeball Hat Tournament in Pacific Beach Benefiting SDSL At-Risk Youth Programs

Bump, Set, Spike!

Author: Calvin Hollingsworth

In the world of recreational sports, new games are constantly emerging, but not all of them manage to capture the attention and enthusiasm of players and spectators alike. Spikeball, a relatively recent addition to the world of sports, has succeeded in doing just that. This thrilling, fast-paced game is gaining popularity all around the globe, and in this blog post, we will delve into what makes Spikeball so exciting and why you should consider giving it a try.


Here are the basics of the game. Spikeball is a sport that can be played both casually and competitively. The game is played with a small, round net placed at ankle level, and the objective is to hit a small ball into the net in such a way that the opposing team cannot return it. Each team consists of two players, making it a dynamic and high-energy game that can be enjoyed by all ages and skill levels.

You may be thinking to yourself, “Why is Spikeball so popular nowadays?” The nice thing is that it requires minimal equipment and can be played in various settings, from beaches to backyards, which makes it accessible to a wide audience. It is an excellent way to get active and enjoy outdoor time with friends, combining elements of agility, hand-eye coordination, and cardiovascular exercise.


While Spikeball is easy to pick up and play, it also offers lots of room for improving your skills. Competitive Spikeball leagues and tournaments are gaining momentum across the globe. Playing in pairs fosters teamwork and communication between teammates, as you need to coordinate your efforts to win. Spikeball is a great social game. Whether you’re playing casually with friends at a picnic or participating in organized events, it’s an ideal way to meet new people and bond with others over a shared love for the game.

Spikeball’s rapid rise to popularity is no accident. It combines elements of competition, physical activity, and social interaction, which makes it an ideal choice for those looking to enjoy a dynamic and engaging outdoor game. If you’re looking for a new sport to try or simply want to liven up your next gathering, consider giving Spikeball a shot. This exciting game might just become your new favorite pastime, whether you’re spiking for fun or competing at a higher level. For those of you who are interested in playing Spike Ball with us, we are hosting an event with our partner SD Roundnet on Saturday, November 4th, 2023. The event will start at 10 am to around 3 pm. We strongly encourage people of any skill level to attend. This event is going to be a blast and we look forward to seeing you there!