Dodge Ball

Contains all questions about dodge ball, the classic schoolyard game in which players try to hit other players with a ball and avoid being hit.

761 Questions

What is the volume of a dodgeball?

they are all different whats it matter anyways

What is the object of dodgeball?

The objective of dodge ball is to get all of the opposition players out by hitting them with the ball and the opposition team not caching a thrown ball by your team ... If the ball is cough by either team the thrower is out and the teams first team mate that was first out gets to come back in the game and subsequently your whole team can get back in the game this way ... You can use the ball to block and or deflect an attempted hit but if the ball hits another player or is caught before hitting the ground while "blocking" the ball the privies rules apply ...

  • Some rules call for the ball to never be "dead " ... So, the ball is always live and a player can be called out even if the ball hits the ground ...

I'm starting a dodge ball team and your name is blitzkrieg which means lightning war but you need a symbol any suggestions?

Make a sign of two hands, One with a dodgeball and one with a lightning bolt.

Also make lightning bolt a big one on the back of the t-shirts.

Or make a sign with a lightning bolt carrying a dodgeball on the end.

How did dodgeball come into play?

By a man that started to throw balls at peeps and then a fight happened and they named it dodge-ball and i dunno

Where did dodge ball come from?

Dodgeball or variations of it no doubt had appeared in public school physical education classes since we can remember, however in print, it can be traced back to as early as the 1900's. At the time, the ball of choice was in fact, a basketball and not the oh so feared 8.5inch red rubber balls you hear people complaining to date.

Obviously throughout the decades it evolved into more or less a gym class activity in which those that could throw excelled over those that could not, giving it that stigma of a bully's wet dream.

It wasn't until the formation of the National Amateur Dodgeball Association in the early 2000's that Dodgeball began to take on a more team oriented makeup with emphasis on structure. With their 2002 Great Pumpkin Tournament ( it is easy to show that it did in fact predate "The Movie."

With the formation of the National Dodgeball League in early 2004, the NDL and the NADA were poised to take advantage of the surge in interest created by the movie. Throughout the years teams and players came and go but as the novelty died out, those that really took a liking to the game formed their own organizations and worked with the National entities like the NDL and the NADA to help develop the sport and its growth.

What was born in the American gyms of the early 1900's is no where near what Dodgeball is now.

What does a referee do in dodgeball?

1 Referees will be positioned, during game play, at the center line, on one side of the court. A Referee's primary responsibility is to serve as an arbitrator for difficult calls, start and maintain game flow, ensure safety of all participants and spectators, and enforce the Sportsmanship Code.

Why is dodge ball so controversial?

Well would you like your kid coming home with a bloody nose cause a teacher told a kid to

Who was the founder of handball?

Discuss briefly history of dodgeball?

It is estimated that Dodgeball started back in the Caveman Era. Where cavemen, frustrated by the sun in their eyes, hurled rocks at the sun. When they came down, some caveman would be killed while others learned to "dodge" the rocks. This carried over into the Egyptian era to where they pharaoh would hold weekly "Dodgeball tournaments". Slowly but surly it evolved into what dodgeball is today.

What are facts about dodgeball?

About Dodgeball:

* There are two teams

* The goal is to eliminate members of the opposite team until none are left

* A player is eliminated if the ball touches them. It does not count if they get hit in the head, or groin areas. If it bounces before it hits them, it does not count.

* If a player catches the ball, then the player who through it is out

* if someone catches the ball on your team, or if someone on the other team gets out, you get back in the game
5 D's: Dodge, Duck, Dip, Duck, and Dodge

Don't get hit by the ball

Hit the other team with the ball

Catch the ball to get the other team out

Don't be a pussy

Name are the three qualities that a goalkeeper should posses in hockey?

no handcouching the ball

no throwing the ball with the use of hand

no attacking the players

What is the previous name of anjali tendulkar?

Anjali Tendulkar, Sachin's wife, Her previous name was Anjali Mehta....

What is the perimeter of a dodgeball pitch?

The Dodgeball pitch is the same size of a basketball court.

What are the basic rules for dodgeball?

you get the ball and you try to hit the opposing team with it and if u hit them there out but if they catch the ball your out. keep throwing the balls until their whole team has been eliminated

Basically just throw the balls at the other team and don't get hit.
if you get hit with the ball you are out until someone catches the ball then who ever threw the ball is out and the last person that was is back in

How has dodgeball changed over the years?

they use rubber balls insted of foam balls. in china i think they used to cut off peoples heads and through the heads at each other

What are dodge balls made of?

re-enforced rubber and a slim layer of some bouncy material

American dodgeballs are made of rubber and pumped with air. where I'm from (the UK)

we use foam balls with a hard plastic layer on the outside.

What materials are used to make a dodgeball?

ukdba dodgeballs are often made from a foam center with a harder plastic layer on the outside, finally covered by a layer cotton-like stuff. American dodgeballs are made of rubber pumped with air. see you on the court, jakedodge.