Skeeball National Championship 2017 (Non-Qualifier, Buy-In Option)  Skeeball · Any Social

2017-04-07 01:00:00.0
Registration Dates:
2017-02-11 – 2017-03-30 regular
Brother Jimmy's Murray Hill
Minimum age:
21 years old
Maximum age:
99 years old
Age as of:
2017-04-08 00:00:00.0
MonTueWedThuFriSatSun between 12:00pm and 10:00pm
Team Fees
Regular 45.0 per player

**This is the BUY IN Option for teams that did not qualify from the City Championship that still want to play in the National Tournament**

**If you do this option then qualify through the City Championship, we will refund you the difference**

Basic Information

Start making your plans now to join us for the 2017 Social League Skeeball National Championship in the Big Apple New York, New York! It's going to be an  exciting and fun 2 day event as we roll, bank and score our way to crowing a new National Champion of Skeeball.

The invite is out with teams from Baltimore, Charleston SC, Chicago, Denver, Washington DC, New York City and additional teams from Nashville and Seattle ! This is sure to be a fierce fight to claim the title!

Key Dates

February 12th, 2017 - Teams already qualified can begin registering.

March 10th, 2017 - NYC Social's Skeeball Citywides (For all teams from Winter Skeeball Leagues)

March 31st, 2017 - All participating teams must be registered online.

April 4th, 2017 - Groups for tournament are announced and group play times are sent out.

April 7th-8th, 2017 - Skeeball National Championships in NYC, NY

Style of Skeeball

All City and National Championship matches will be played using Match Play style Skeeball. If you're not familiar with this type of Skeeball you can watch our instructional video by clicking the link below.

How to Play Match Play Skeeball

Tournament Format

Teams will be separated into groups based on City they qualify from (we do our best to place a team from each city into each group). Teams will then play a in a round robin Match Play Best of 7 to determine the top 2 teams from the group.

The top 16 teams will be placed into a single elimination knock-out bracket to determine the champion. The Round of 16 will be played Best of 7 Match Play Skeeball and the Quarterfinals, Semifinals and Championship will be played Best of 9 Match Play Skeeball.


We have two separate ways you can participate in the Skeeball National Championship this year. The qualifier route and the non-qualfier route. 

Qualifier Track

Teams wishing to qualify for National Championships must finish in the top 8 of its local City Championship. All Top 8 finishers from cities that have multiple Skeeball Championships are qualified for National Championships, as long as, that city championship took place after Skeeball National Championship 2016.

The teams that qualify for National Championships through NYC Social's City Championship can register using the link and pay the qualifier price of $25 for the tournament.

Non-Qualifer Track

Any team wishing to participate in Skeeball National Championship 2017 is invited to do so. However the price per person if you do not qualify for the tournament through NYC Social's City Championship is $45.

If you register and then do qualify through the Winter Skeeball City Championship we will refund you the difference in registration cost ($20 per person).

Cost of Tournament

The National Championship Tournament is $25 per person for qualified teams and $45 per person for non-qualified teams. Both packages includes:

  • Free Skeeball during all official activities and parties (Friday Night & Saturday Day)
  • A commemorative Skeeball National Championship T-Shirt
  • Two FREE BEER parties during the weekend (Friday & Saturday Night)
  • Other awesome tournament surprises & swag.

Hotel & Travel costs are not included in the price of the tournament and are left for teams to figure out on its own. If hotel blocks are reserved for tournament participants we will post those here and email teams.

Weekend Itinerary

Friday Night

  • Welcome FREE BEER party for all tournament teams
  • Individual High Roller Contest for All Participants Wishing to Enter 
    • Prizes will be awarded to top 3 finishers
    • Free for all tournament players

Saturday Day

  • Group Play Session 1 - 1:00 p.m. (Groups A-D)
  • Group Play Session 2 - 3:00 p.m. (Groups E-H)
  • Knock Out Round Begins - 6:30 p.m.
  • All teams invited for FREE BEER party beginning at 7:00 p.m.
  • Sagamore Rye Whiskey tastings
  • Live DJ


  • Although there are no official activities on Sunday teams and new friends have gathered the last two years for group brunch outings and Sunday Funday Activities.

Past Champions

2016 - Baltimore defeated 

2015 - Baltimore defeated Charleston (5 to 3)

2014 - Baltimore defeated New York City (5 to 4)

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