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Nationally Affiliated Local Leagues

Our recommended list of local leagues!

Starting to play Dodgeball socially is a great way to learn how to play and get into the sport. The ADF is affiliated with a number of local leagues.Find one in your area and start playing Dodgeball! Interested in registering your own league with us: Become a league with us.

Australian Capital Territory


We currently don't have any League Affiliates in the Australian Capital Territory!


Are you a local dodgeball player, group or league owner in the ACT? Great! We have a programme in order to affiliate with your local league.

The first step to your group joining our national organisation is here. All we require is for you to submit an expression of interest online and we'll be in touch with your local league as soon as possible.

New South Wales


Dodgeball Sydney


Dodgeball Sydney is one of Australia’s largest and oldest dodgeball communities which caters to mixed teams of all abilities. Whether you’re a die-hard sports enthusiast or a first-time social athlete, we have a division that will suit you and your mates. Dodgeball is a sport that is incredibly easy to learn but difficult to master. It’s a great cardio workout and it’s sure to test your reflexes and hand-eye coordination.

We pride ourselves on the tight-knit feel of our community of players and staff. So we host regular social events for our members. The rivalries, camaraderie and sportsmanship we see each week are what keep us coming back to grow the sport. If you’d like to join us for a game, please get in touch.



Zany Sports


Established in 2015, & founded on a passion for dodgeball. Zany Sports Dodgeball hosts leagues across Sydney in Peakhurst & Liverpool. We are an inclusive and growing community and are extremely beginner-friendly, we accept players of all fitness and experience levels and give them coaching and guidance from representative players in a social and judgement-free environment.


We host Sydney’s annual tournaments such as the LGBT friendly Pride Cup and the competitive 1v1 & 2v2 tournament, and are home to the Gold Medal state team, Liverpool Lightning. We accept team, individual, pairs and small group registrations.


Hunter Valley Dodgeball

Hunter Valley Dodgeball is a fun and active club for players of all skill levels. Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned pro, get down to our Gateshead league, we're sure you'll have a great time playing dodgeball with us.

Northern Territory


We currently don't have any League Affiliates in the Northern Territory!


Are you a local dodgeball player, group or league owner in the Nt? Great! We have a programme in order to affiliate with your local league.

The first step to your group joining our national organisation is here. All we require is for you to submit an expression of interest online and we'll be in touch with your local league as soon as possible.



Brisbane Dodgeball League

The Brisbane Dodgeball League is a popular sports league in the city of Brisbane, Australia. It provides a fun and competitive environment for dodgeball enthusiasts of all ages and skill levels. The league organizes regular tournaments and matches throughout the year, giving players the opportunity to showcase their dodgeball skills and meet new people.


BDL is known for its friendly and welcoming community, and it is a great way for people to stay active and socialize. Whether you're a seasoned dodgeball player or a beginner, the Brisbane Dodgeball League is a fantastic way to have fun and get involved in the local sports scene.

South Australia


Adelaide Dodgeball

Adelaide Dodgeball is South Australia’s largest Dodgeball community. We currently run adult mixed leagues the Inner North East and are always looking for new locations.


We prioritise developing our leagues to be competitive and fair for all. Adelaide Dodgeball hosts a number of exciting events ranging from regular Recruitment Nights, Glow-in-the-Dark Dodgeball, Halloween Dodgeball, Fundraiser Tournaments, Trampoline Dodgeball, Beach Dodgeball and regular fitness and strategic training for players.

Adelaide Dodgeball invites you to join our fun and growing Dodgeball community!



Hobart Dodgeball

Have fun, make friends, play ball.

Hobart Dodgeball was recently established by Desmond Onwumere in 2021 and is seeking players who are looking for a new path to fitness and excitement. Des has been the Australian Dodgeball Federation captain and has represented Australia in many countries around the globe. The depth of his knowledge of the game is extremely high and he leads by example, encouraging both experienced and beginner dodgeball players to develop their skills and understanding of the game.

Had a hard day? Lots on your mind? Need a release? Unwind and relive your childhood glory. Our goal is for you to leave pleasantly surprised by how much you enjoyed spherical combat. Once you try it, you're sure to be hooked. Whether you joined as an individual or with a team, it's highly likely you will leave knowing more people than when you arrived. Come for the fun, stay for the friendships. 



Melbourne Dodgeball League

As the first league in the country, Melbourne Dodgeball is our biggest league with over 180 teams across 10 locations. Teams compete weekly while listening to music and having fun with friends. Each session culminates with an epic Grand Final where teams win awesome prizes!

If you are unable to create a full team, MDL can place you (or a small group) onto an existing team. Please register online and we will contact you with more information. We have plenty of teams made up of individual players which has proven to be a great way to meet new friends and experience the great social environment our league provides.


Barwon Dodgeball


Barwon Dodgeball Association (BDA) was formed in 2014 in Geelong, Australia by several local players with the goal of supporting the players, growing the sport in the local area and helping promote the sport both nationally and internationally.

BDA is primarily an association for players and you too can become a member. BDA membership gets you access to tournaments at discounted prices, exclusive invites to BDA events, discounted training sessions, access to exclusive merchandise and more. Contact us to enquire about becoming a member.

BDA is looking for new people to join our community. Individuals and teams welcome.


Generation Dodgeball


Welcome to Australia’s first weekly tournament styled league! Our goal is to promote dodgeball in a fun and memorable environment while providing a family based culture with all our participants!

Doncaster Secondary College, Mondays - 7pm onwards!


Latrobe Valley Dodgeball


Dodgeball is a fun, engaging sport that is suitable for a wide variety of ages & fitness levels. Our league is mixed-gender & open to ages 14 & up. Games are played on Sunday evenings at The Traralgon Sports Stadium - Catterick Crescent, Traralgon. Dodgeball will only take up about an hour of your day & is a great way of keeping fit and staying active!

We are affiliated with the Victorian Dodgeball League & The Australian Dodgeball Federation.

Please contact us or join our community Facebook group for more information.

Western Australia


Dodgeball Academy Perth


Dodgeball Academy Perth (DAP) was established in 2018 bringing dodgeball to Western Australia, we encourage people from all walks of life down to play our social dodgeball competition at Striker Leeming indoor sports.


We are a young competition but looking at expanding and taking dodgeball across the whole of Western Australia. DAP is hoping to put Perth on the map for national selections as we get bigger and look forward to working alongside ADF to grow dodgeball around Australia.


Become an Affiliate League or Group

Leagues and Groups affiliated with the ADF will receive a host of opportunities and benefits from discounts on uniforms and equipment to access to elite level dodgeball for your players.

The benefits our affiliated leagues will receive include but are not limited to:

  • Access to ADF National database for promotion of events, statistical analysis, and marketing development.

  • Access to coaching/officiating courses run by the ADF.

  • Eligibility for league officials to apply for ADF roles (state/ national selection committee, board roles etc).

  • Eligibility for league officials to apply for WDBF roles.

  • Cross-promotion and support across social media platforms for event promotion and league/group awareness.

  • Click through links on our 'Find a Local League' page.

  • Access to the ADF's Partner network including brands such as AKU, Kadapult & Aussie Dodgeballs.

  • Your players will be eligible to apply for National Team.

  • Developing athletic pathways for your players within your state.

  • Able to contribute and actively participate in the direction and growth of the sport at all levels.

  • Free group consultation, or one on one support sessions with experts to assist in any problems your league may face

Leagues affiliated with the ADF will also receive a host of future opportunities and benefits from discounts on uniforms, insurance, programmes, information and equipment to assist you in your community's development. We are always striving to get the best benefits for affiliates and their players.

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