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Event Description

Benefiting: The Greater Chicago Food Depository

Where: Grant Park, Chicago

When: June 9, 2018

Help kick out hunger in Cook County by participating in the 2018 Kicks for Community charitable kickball tournament. This one-day event features more than 30 teams all playing for a great cause in our community.

Space is limited so register your team today. 

Cost for a team of 12 players is $1,700 with a $250 deposit due at registration. Additional players beyond the 12 person limit will cost $50 each. There are no male:female ratio requirements for a team.

Included with team registration:

  • Minimum of three games
  • Team t-shirts
  • Food and beverages all day 
  • Access to complimentary beer garden (ages 21+)
  • Access to after party 

Deadline to Register a Team is May 23!

Now in our 14th year, this annual tournament has raised more than $1.5 million for local charitable causes.

The Greater Chicago Food Depository, Chicago’s food bank, is a nonprofit food distribution and training center providing food for hungry people while striving to end hunger in our community.


8-8:45 a.m. Registration
8:50 a.m. Opening Ceremonies
9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tournament
4 p.m. Home Run Derby
4:30-6 p.m. After Party

*Subject to Change


Need additional information or have a question about the event? Email for help.

Event Updates

Tournament Bracket:

Click here for the tournament schedule.

After Party:

All spectators and kickball participants are invited to attend the Kicks for Community after party at Old Crow Smokehouse River North: 149 W. Kinzie St. 

Party starts at 4:30 p.m. and includes two drink tickets. 

Home Run Derby:

Each team may nominate a player to participate in our annual Home Run Derby. Email the name of your team participant to

Top Fundraisers:

Individuals who raise the most donations for the Greater Chicago Food Depository will be elibigle for special prizes and perks at Kicks for Community.

  • Prizes including:
    • Chicago Bulls ticket package: 4 tickets, autographed ball, and passes to watch pregame warmups.

General Admission Tickets

Not playing on a kickball team, but still want to participate in a fun event that supports a great cause? We have spectator passes available for $50 each.

Included with each spectator pass:

  • Food and beverages all day
  • Access to complimentary beer garden (ages 21+)
  • Access to after party

Purchase your pass by clicking the button below!