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Nov. 20, 2018

Community invited to register for kickball tourney at Hughes Fieldhouse

Northwest Missouri State University is inviting the community for a family-friendly kickball tournament on Sunday, Dec. 9, at the Carl and Cheryl Hughes Fieldhouse.

The non-competitive kickball tournament is open to teams comprised of all individuals in fifth grade and older. Games will be played between 2 and 7 p.m., with each lasting 20 to 30 minutes. Each team that enters will be guaranteed two games.

Rules will be presented on the day of the tournament.

Entries are due at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5. Space is limited so teams are encouraged to sign up early. For more information about the tournament or to register a team, contact 660.562.1725 or

The Hughes Fieldhouse, which opened to the public on Oct. 12, was completed this fall on the Northwest campus and represents the single largest public-private partnership in the University’s history as well as one of the largest such projects in the region ever. The $21 million, 137,250 square-foot facility is designed to serve a multitude of social, recreational and economic needs for the University and the region.

The facility is open to the public from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday. Visitors should park in Lot 60 east of the Hughes Fieldhouse and enter through the east entrance.

For more information about the Hughes Fieldhouse, visit


Dr. Mark Hornickel
Administration Building
Room 215