The Australian Dodgeball Team

Are you our next Australian Champion?

Australia is coming for gold at the next World Dodgeball Championships! Australia is currently ranked 3rd and 4th globally and one of the highest competing nations in the World. The National Team strives to push its applicants to be the very best they can be and collaborates nationally across all participating states to provide the best support possible. We are looking for the very best that the Nation can offer, are you the talent that we seek? Apply below and let's get gold for Australia!

Email squad@dodgeballaustralia.org.au for more information.

Here We Come

Show your support for the Australian Dodgeball team.

On the 9th of November 2021 the World Dodgeball Federation officially announced that Edmonton, Canada will play host for the next World Championships. This will be a historical competition for all involved as the World Championships will now include the European style Cloth divisions and a mixed category for both Foam and Cloth divisions. This is bound to be a huge tournament not to miss out on applying for!

Australia is submitting 60 athletes to compete in Edmonton 2022. Help the team achieve gold by funding the team and alleviating the athlete's financial burdens! Want to contribute but have something different in mind? Partner with us and be featured on exclusive platforms - get in touch with us.

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 2013 

Dodgeball New Zealand

Queenstown

The second World Championships were held in picturesque Queenstown, New Zealand, where participants experienced local culture at the opening ceremonies. Canada made history as the first country to win gold in both the women’s and men’s divisions. It was 2013 and the WDBF was trying to map out the next few years.

 Results 

Foam Men's:

6th Place

Foam Women's:

6th Place

 2014 

Hong Kong Dodgeball Association

Hong Kong

With the 2014 World Championships in Hong Kong, the WDBF felt it continued to move forward, playing in Queen Elizabeth Stadium with an elaborate opening ceremony. Canada repeated as men’s champs, while the US won gold for the women.

 Results 

Foam Men's:

7th Place

Foam Women's:

4th Place

 2015 

USA Dodgeball

Las Vegas

The 2015 World Championships was a pivotal event for the WDBF. The host Americans took double gold in a tournament that included a great exhibition on the famed Vegas strip. Subsequent discussions and decisions, however, would take centre stage in shaping the WDBF strategy in the years that followed.

 Results 

Foam Men's:

4th Place

Foam Women's:

Silver

 2016 

Australian Dodgeball Federation

Melbourne

In 2016, it was back across the Pacific to Melbourne, Australia. The event welcomed a team from the Pacific Islands for the very first time, and Malaysia would start to build a dynasty with gold in the women’s division. The Canadian men rebounded from Vegas to claim their third men’s gold in four years

 Results 

Foam Men's:

Bronze

Foam Women's:

4th Place

 2017 

Dodgeball Canada

Toronto

At the 2017 World Championships in Toronto, the Malaysian women successfully defended their title while the men’s team also captured gold, beating the host Canadians who advanced following a game-for-the-ages match against the United States. The halftime show featured a multicultural dance program, reflecting a big part of the country’s identity.

 Results 

Foam Men's:

Bronze

Foam Women's:

Silver

 2018 

USA Dodgeball

Los Angeles

The 2018 championships took us to Los Angeles, where we welcomed Argentina to the court and introduced an expanded playoff format. The host Americans took the gold in the women’s division and Malaysia repeated as men’s champions. In true Hollywood style, participants celebrated at the historic Roosevelt Hotel.

 Results 

Foam Men's:

4th Place

Foam Women's:

Bronze

 2019 

Federación Mexicana de Dodgeball

Cancun

The 2019 Dodgeball World Championships were held in tropical Cancun, Mexico, where top-ranked countries took to the court to show off their dodgeball prowess. This marked the first tournament that featured countries from the European Dodgeball Federation since they joined the WDBF.

 Results 

Foam Men's:

4th Place

Foam Women's:

Bronze

The Global Pandemic

Official Response to the Cancellation of Glasgow

The 2020 World Dodgeball Championships were initially meant to be held in Glasgow, Scotland. Due to the global pandemic, the event had to be cancelled. The WDBF wishes to thank all organizations, staff and volunteers that were involved with the planning of the event.

 

Application for the Australian Team.

Be part of history and take your first step today!

What is your gender?
Which program are you applying for? (You may select both if you choose to)
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Please link us a clip of a game recording (recorded assessment) of you playing and/or nominate a date for a State Coach to come to your local game and assess you (live assessment).

 

State coaches will be in contact with you to arrange specific times to do a live assessment. Live Assessment is only available at the above listed affiliated leagues. If you do not link a recorded assessment or live assessment date your application will not proceed.

Thanks for your application, we'll be in touch soon!

 

Volunteer with us, and help get Australia Gold!

The Australian National Team has a long-standing history of dedicated coaches and staff that put in extra time and effort to ensure all players nationally are accommodated and looked after. If you are looking to add more to your life and dodgeball is a passion of yours, then we want to hear from you!

We are looking for individuals that are willing to be the support crew for Team Australia in 2022, and get exclusive memorabilia and backstage passes! To apply please send a role enquiry to squad@dodgeballaustralia.org.au and we will let you know the positions available!

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