From October 8th to the 14th, the dodgeball world will gather at LA Hangar Studios, in the heart of Los Angeles, California, for the 7th annual edition of the World Championships! Each year, the WDBF holds its championship event, bringing together players of the highest caliber from across the world. Participants will include 2017 defending men’s and women’s champions, Malaysia, along with Hong Kong, Australia, China, New Zealand, the United States, Canada, Mexico, Argentina, and Italy. The first World Championships were first held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, in 2012. Since then, Canada and the United States have been the most successful teams, with Canada's men’s and the United States women's teams each taking 3 gold medals.