Kickin Back At The Crib

Friday, September 15th
10:00am – 8:30pm (approx.)
The Corn Crib
1000 W Raab Road, Normal IL

 

Kickin’ Back at the Crib is a 24-team single elimination Kickball Tournament to benefit McLean County nonprofit organizations.  Get your team out of the office and onto the kickball field for an afternoon of team building, networking, and fun.

The tournament champions will receive a $5,000 payment that is to be donated to a charitable 501(c)3 organization that is a current Chamber member in good standing.  The charitable 501(c)3 organization must be identified at the time of team registration.  Benefiting nonprofit organizations must be a McLean County charitable 501(c)3 organization and a current Chamber member.  Foundations do not apply.  Please visit the Chamber’s Member Directory HERE to reference the most current Membership List.

 

 

There are many ways to participate in this event.  By participating in “Kickin’ Back at the Crib”, your company can;

  • Register a Team and Increase Employee Engagement –  Kickball offers a team building opportunity outside the office that is inclusive, collaborate and non-competitive.
  • Sponsor the Event and Raise Visibility – Sponsors are recognized with logo placement on all competitor t-shirts, digital and printed materials. 
  • Showcase your Business or Organization and Raise Awareness – Tent Showcase vendors will be set up on the concourse.  This is your chance to engage with the teams and fans. 
  • Attend as a Spectator – Come to the event as a spectator or cheerleader and support the local community.  Money raised from “Kickin’ it Back at the Crib” directly supports a nonprofit organization in McLean County. 

 

Register To Attend or Participate

Player Registration Form

Sponsorship Registration Form

 

  • Spectator Ticket - $15
    • You don’t have to play to attend the event.  Spectator tickets include a complimentary lunch. 
  • Team Registration - $550 ($500*)
    • Includes entry fee into the tournament for a team roster of up to 12 players.  (Additional players are $50 each and rosters can include up to 15 players), Complimentary Lunch and Tournament T-shirt. 
  • Individual Registration - $75 ($50*)
    • Includes entry fee into the tournament for one individual player (to be teamed up with other individuals), complimentary lunch and Tournament T-Shirt.  
  • Vendor Booth / Tent on Concourse - $300 ($250*)
    • Showcase your business or organization at a 10’ x 10’ tent location on the concourse.  Space is limited. 
    • Bring your own tent, or rent a tent for an additional $50

 

Discounted Early Bird Prices are available until Friday, July 28th.   

Registration Deadline is Friday, August 18th or when the tournament bracket is complete.  
First come, first serve. 

 

Sponsorship Opportunities

  • Title Sponsor - $5,000
  • Presenting Sponsor - $2,500
  • Water Bottle / Daytime Drinks Sponsor - $1,000
  • Starting Lineups Sponsor - $750
  • Field Sponsors - $750 (4 available)
  • Participant Wristband Sponsor - $300
  • T-Shirt Sponsor - $250

 

Game Rules

  • “Kickin’ Back at the Crib” and the McLean County Chamber of Commerce will enforce the Official League Rules of WAKA Kickball. For a full listing of rules, please click HERE.
  • This is a 24-team single elimination tournament.  Tournament games will begin at 10am, and continue every 90 minutes with the Championship game taking place at 7:00pm.  The Champion will need to win at least 4 games, maybe 5.
  • Games will have a five (5) inning or 75-minute time limit.  At least three (3) innings must be complete to be considered a full game.
  • Official team rosters may include up to 15 players.  A minimum of 8 players on the field at any time, with 4 males and 4 females at any time.   A team may have up to 11 players on the field at one time.  All participating players can be in the kicking lineup. 
  • A team must have a captain or co-captains.  Only captains can argue with officials.
  • The kicker must be on or behind home plate when he or she kicks the ball.  Bases are 60 feet apart with the pitcher in the middle of the diamond.
  • Mercy Rule is 10 runs after four (4) innings.
  • There will be a 5 minute grace period after the scheduled start time of each game.
  • Participation waivers will be required.
  • The tournament champions will receive a $5,000 payment that is to be donated to a charitable 501(c)3 organization that is a current Chamber member in good standing.  The charitable 501(c)3 organization must be identified at the time of team registration. 
  • We encourage creativity with team names, t-shirts or uniforms.  

 

Click here for a full view of the bracket and schedule throughout the day

 

For more information, please contact Traci Andracke at 309-829-1183 or traci@mcleancochamber.org