ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) The non-profit, volunteer-based organization Junior Achievement inspires students to dream big and reach their full potential. It works to help students develop the skills they need to thrive in today’s global marketplace.
This August the organization will hold it’s 10th annual “Kickball 4 the Kids” charity kickball tournament and everyone is invited. The tournament is expecting to field 64 kickball teams made up of Albuquerque businesses, schools, municipalities, non-profit organizations, and friends.
Each registered team, made up of players ages 14 and older, will participate in a structured tournament with simplified rules. The teams will be guaranteed up to 20 team t-shirts with each team playing a minimum of three games.
Food options and a beer garden will also be available at the event for players 21 and older. Junior Achievement of New Mexico will be the primary beneficiary of the event’s proceeds as well as the Active 20/30 Club of Albuquerque’s For the Kids Fund.
The Kickball 4 The Kids tournament will be held Saturday, August 3 at the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta Park from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.