Dodgeball! A “smashing success!"

We're happy to report that we held our 2nd Annual Adult Dodgeball Tournament this past weekend on Sunday, June 3rd, at the Thorpe Tennis Court Complex and that we were able to raise over $7,000.00 for our unique magnet art and science programs.

With over 300 players and spectators, the Flagstaff community really put the FUN in FUNdraiser! The Sunrise Lion’s Club hosted a spectacular concession stand where they too were able to raise money for their Lions Give Sight program and more!

This year 24 teams competed (or tried to compete) for the coveted traveling golden dodgeball trophy. While the Proform X, Combine 360, and DeRosa PT teams gave it their best shot, it was More Cowbell who stole the show in more ways than one! Congratulations to all of the spirited teams who made this event one to remember (and for some, one they would like to forget).

Marshall Magnet Elementary would like to thank the following event sponsors:

  • AM/PM Towing & Recovery
  • Concentra Urgent Care
  • The Tritle Family
  • T!pped Off
  • PASTO Cucina Italiana
  • The Avery Family
  • Jack in the Box
  • JAMZ Electric, Inc.
  • Flagstaff Athletic Club
  • The Martinez Family
  • Coconino Auto Supply
  • Staytuned Therapeutics
  • Flagstaff Safe Co.
  • The Sunrise Lions Club
  • The Paulsen Family
  • Shoes & Such Boutique
  • High Country Home & Garden
  • Purple Heart Chapter #793
  • Proform X
  • Estrella Laundry
  • Steve’s High Country Sanitation

Marshall Magnet Elementary also thanks the following volunteer referees who kept the games relatively fair while dipping, ducking and dodging more than just the dodgeballs:

  • Nate Tritle
  • Russ Kinkade
  • Marc Reasor
  • Kirk Robertson
  • Kurt Craig
  • Annette Avery
  • Jim Novak
  • David Meyers

Finally, this event would not possible without the awesomeness of the City of Flagstaff and our Flagstaff Unified School District.

Please check out some of the hilarious photos and videos of this event.

If you want to make sure you are contacted for next year’s tournament, send us an email and we will put you on the list. (

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