by Niña Angeli Pilapil
If you were to organize a sort of little league type of event, how would you go about it? Baseball games are not popular for nothing. They definitely offer something exciting to the fans which keep them coming back for more. What if you were to make this as a really major company event? What things would you get aside from personalized baseballs?
Baseball games are some of those outdoor sports that can surely be great company outings as well. Instead of having your usual team building activities, why don’t you organize a baseball tournament for your staff? That can build some thrills inside the office! Of course, it pays to be prepared for these events so as not to waste your time, money, and resources. You don’t want to waste money buying props like promotional blankets for your staff because you failed to organize the event properly no, do you?
So what are the essentials of an exciting and successful baseball game? What should you consider when planning this kind of activity? We advise you to check out the tips below:
1. Define the event’s main purpose.
Aside from wanting this to be a team building activity, what are your other reasons for organizing it? You need to define these objectives and discuss this with your staff so everyone is on the same page with you. This way, you can encourage everyone to participate because they have a clear idea of why they should be doing it in the first place.
2. Secure all basic equipment.
Make a list of all the baseball equipment and props you need. You can add official uniform or apparel in this list too. Ask assistance if you don’t feel confident in building this list up. It is advisable to leave this to the hands of experts so you can be sure that nothing will be missed.
3. Produce the official game prizes and rewards
Aside from the usual trophies, you can opt to give special awards to deserving participants. You can have a panel of judges evaluate the players’ performance or you can have a voting system. Make it more fun by producing some promotional jars, asking everyone to write their votes down on a piece of paper, and placing their votes on the container. This can make the activity even more enjoyable for all.
Do you think you can now organize this little league event by your own? Don’t hesitate to form a committee to help you. After all, this can be a pretty overwhelming job to do by your own. Just make sure to get it started at once so you can start the tournament right away!
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