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Compete for a Cause: Foosball Frenzy is Coming to Market Square

Thursday, April 18, 2024

Do you have what it takes to be a Human Foosball Champion? Compete to win & support youth programming in Downtown on May 9th!

Looking to do something different for your next company outing? Interested in a team-building activity that supports a local cause? Then join us for an exhilarating afternoon of Human Foosball in Market Square! Gather your team of FIVE, lace up your shoes, and get ready to compete in an unforgettable event that combines teamwork, strategy, and a whole lot of fun. Your team’s participation, coupled with a $500 donation, will directly support youth programming efforts in Downtown Pittsburgh.

Human Foosball Challenge!

When: May 9th (rain date May 10th)

Where: Market Square

How do I sign up?

Teams will be comprised of 5 players each. Complete the form below, and provide your preferred time slots and the names of each player in your team. Remember, teamwork makes the dream work!

Each team will be asked to provide a $500 donation that will directly support youth engagement and programming for Downtown school students.

What is Human Foosball?

Human foosball is a lively and entertaining twist on the classic tabletop foosball game. Instead of controlling miniature figures on a board, participants themselves become the players on a life-sized foosball field. Players are arranged in rows, each holding onto a pole that runs the width of the field, mimicking the rods in traditional foosball. They can only move side to side along their pole and must work together to kick the ball into the opposing team’s goal. This fun and unique team sport encourages coordination, communication, and plenty of laughter as players navigate the challenges of becoming human foosball figures!

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