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Preds Present 2nd Annual Middle Tennessee's Smashville Dodgeball Challenge

by Press Release / Nashville Predators
- Proceeds benefiting the youth programs of the Middle Tennessee Council, Boy Scouts of America -

Nashville, Tenn. (August 9, 2011) – The Nashville Predators invite fans to “dodge, duck, dip, dive and dodge” at the second season of Middle Tennessee’s Smashville Dodgeball Challenge, held throughout August at various locations across Middle Tennessee, with the next challenge taking place this Saturday in Murfreesboro.

The second annual Smashville Dodgeball Challenge benefits the youth programs of the Middle Tennessee Council, Boy Scouts of America and is open to all businesses, civic groups, service clubs, college clubs and/or groups of individuals. Up to 64 teams will be accepted at each of five locations including Metro Nashville, Murfreesboro, Clarksville, Cookeville and Lebanon. Team registration is currently open and closes two days prior to each event. Registration starts at $350 per team, and each team receives six upper level tickets to the Oct. 25 game vs. San Jose or the Oct. 27 game vs. Tamps Bay, with the ability to purchase extras at a discounted rate.

Each team consists of five players and up to three substitutes. All teams are encouraged to design specialty jerseys or uniforms as the best dressed team will be awarded at each location. The tournament will follow N.A.D.A. rules and begin with round-robin play before transitioning into the match-play tournament. The winning team at each location will be awarded a $1,000 cash prize and the coveted traveling Chris Karbowiak Trophy.

Dates and Locations:
Murfeesboro – Saturday, August 13
MTSU’s Recreation Center (1301 East Main Street, Murfreesboro)

Cookeville – Saturday, August 20
Tennessee Tech’s Memorial Gym (1 William L. Jones Drive, Cookeville)

Metro Nashville – Sunday, August 21
A-Game in Cool Springs (215 Gothic Court, Franklin)

Clarksville – Saturday, August 27
APSU’s Memorial Health Gym (601 College Street, Clarksville)

Lebanon – Sunday, August 28
Cumberland Universities Dallas Floyd Rec Center (1 Cumberland Square, Lebanon)

The Nashville Predators and the Predators Foundation are dedicated to supporting local youth programs and encourage all fans to register for the 2011 Smashville Dodgeball Challenge. For more details on the event or to register your team, visit

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