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2019 KanJam World Championship tournament coming to NT

Thu, Jul 18th 2019 07:00 am
Rochester KanJam player Sam Caquias. Here, Caquias throws the disc in a playoff game for `Team 6 it` at last year's KanJam World Championship.
Rochester KanJam player Sam Caquias. Here, Caquias throws the disc in a playoff game for "Team 6 it" at last year's KanJam World Championship.

Event to feature hundreds of players from around the U.S., Canada and Europe

On Saturday, Aug. 10, discs will be flying when KanJam hosts the annual World Championship tournament. The event is open to anyone that wishes to participate. Team registration will include entry into the tournament, an event T-shirt for each player, food/drink tickets, and more. There will be trophies, medals, pennants, custom jerseys, and prizes for top teams.

Proceeds will benefit the North Tonawanda Police Athletic League to fund youth academic and athletic programs in Western New York. It will take place at the Gratwick Hose Picnic Grounds In North Tonawanda, from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. In addition to teams, KanJam is seeking event volunteers and referees for anyone interested. Visit the tournament website at kanjamleague.com/2019championship for all details.

“The KanJam World Championship is one of the greatest days of the year, and I look forward to it every August,” said Adam Williams, long-time KanJam player. 

About KanJam

KanJam is a two-player flying disc team sport. The sport, which originated in North Tonawanda, involves two goals (cans) and a flying disc. Teams take turns throwing and deflecting the flying disc at or into the goal to score points. The KanJam World Championship is the premiere, daylong event for the sport, where the official World Champions are crowned.

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