AMBUCS plans annual mud volleyball tourney
The Great Plains AMBUCS will have the community setting and diving in mud during its annual mud volleyball tournament.
Team entry fees for the mud volleyball tournament are $150 till Monday or $200 until Friday. No registration will be available the day of the event. The tournament bracket will be finalized by Friday. Teams must register, pay entry fee and have waivers signed by Friday to play.
All teams are co-ed with eight people per team. The tournament rules include: six people in the pit and two on standby; teams must have at least one player of each gender in the pit at all times; games are 15-point format, serve to score and win by two. Shoes must be duct-taped on. No outside food or drink; food and drinks will be available for purchase on site.
Travis McBride, mud volleyball project chair, said the purpose of the Mud Bowl is to raise money for the Great Plains AMBUCS, which is a branch of National AMBUCS a charitable organization geared toward creating mobility and independence for those with disabilities.
Great Plains AMBUCS is one of four AMBUCS chapters in Lawton; the others are Mountain Metro AMBUCS, Lawton AMBUCS and Lawton Junior AMBUCS. All AMBUCS clubs raise funds to donate AmTrykes, therapeutic bicycles, to disabled children, adults and veterans; construct handicapped ramps; and give scholarships to students studying physical therapy.