Just the FAQs.
We realize you may still have a few questions. Luckily, we have all the answers.
What is Grab a Game?
Grab a Game organizes adult pickup games for your favorite sports so you can play on your schedule! Choose from over 25 different weekly events. You can be a regular or try a new sport each week. Our events are conveniently scheduled on weeknights and weekends.
Who plays with the Grab a Game group?
Males and females 21 or older of all skill levels are invited to play! There is no required gender ratio. Our hosts do a great job creating even teams for well-matched games. There are no referees, which means players participate with good sportsmanship. We aim to make everyone from people playing for the first time to people who have been playing a long time feel welcome at these games. Most events are for everyone, but sometimes we offer specific skill levels such as instructional clinics and competitive matches.
How do I sign up for an event?
Each sport has a unique meetup page, which will list all of the upcoming events. Join the Grab a Game Meetup group(s) you are interested in and you’ll be able to RSVP for specific events. Check out the Calendar View on the sport’s meetup page and you’ll be able to see everything we have coming up! Check back from time to time – we are always adding new events.
Do I need to sign up with a team?
Most players sign up by themselves. Some people sign up with a friend or two. And from time to time, full teams sign up – great for practice! But don’t be shy if you sign up solo! By the end of the event, you’ll have a bunch of new friends.
How much does it cost?
Each event is priced differently based on the location, capacity, and sport. Check the specific event’s details for pricing and payment information. You can expect to pay $10-$15 per person for most 2-hour events.
How much playing time will I get?
Most of our events are two hours long and each player is guaranteed about an hour of playing time – sometimes more! RSVPs are capped for each event to make sure those who attend get to play. Our hosts do a great job of keeping games moving so you don’t have to worry about fighting to get a spot in the game.
What if I RSVPd and paid but I can no longer attend an event?
When you RSVP, you’re taking a spot from a limited-number of attendees. We’re counting on you to be there so we can play the event as planned. We cannot offer refunds if you change your mind about coming. However, we understand things come up. So, if you change your RSVP to “No” in advance and someone else takes your spot for a sold out event, you will receive a credit for a future event. Just send a request to the main organizer and we’ll get back to you with a confirmation.
What if I RSVPd and paid but the event is cancelled?
Our events may be cancelled due to weather, low expected turnout, or other reasons beyond our control. If this happens, we’ll reach out to the attendees and offer a credit for a future event.
What should I wear?
Check the event listing to confirm the surface you will be playing on and if there is any specific gear you need to bring. For most events, we recommend wearing athletic clothing.
Do I need to bring anything?
For most events, all you need to bring is yourself! However, depending on the event, you may prefer to bring sport-specific shoes, equipment – such as a bat or a hockey stick, protection – such as shin guards or a mouth guard, or your own ball. Double check the event listing to see if anything is required.
What to Expect
Show up early! The games will begin at the time posted for each event. Players may start checking in with the event host as early as 15 minutes before the scheduled start time. If space is available, you may begin warming up before the event begins. We will provide everything we need for a game.
What's included in the price?
Your payment helps to cover the rental costs, the hourly pay for your event host, equipment costs, and ensures a well-organized event.
Love these events?
Tell your friends! Let other people know by giving it a 5-star rating or leaving a review for the group. Share these events on Facebook to let others know where you are playing.
I want to be part of these groups, but I don’t want a bunch of junk email. Is that possible?
Absolutely! You control which notifications you get by adjusting your personal Meetup settings. You can even adjust the settings to be different for each group. It’s super easy! We will never share your email address with other parties.