Archery Tag

Location: Art Van Sports Complex
Date: September 8, 2018
Roster: 5-8 participants; co-ed
Optional: Up to  3 subs
Tournament bracket with time of first game will be released after registration deadline.

Points Available:
100 points - 1st Place
75 points - 2nd Place
50 points - 3rd Place
25 points - Fielding a team

Notes: Teams go head to head with the objective of having the most players and target spots remaining. Teams will be separated by a “safe zone” that cannot be shot from. Games will end when all of a team’s players have been eliminated or time runs out. Each team has a “5-Sport Knockout Target” that can be shot at by the opposing team. Players are eliminated if they are hit with an arrow or if their arrow is caught mid-air by an opposing player. A player can return to the game if their teammate catches an arrow mid-air or knocks out one of the opposing team’s 5-spot targets. 

Bubble Soccer

 Bubble Soccer ran by Bumpin' Bubbles

Bubble Soccer ran by Bumpin' Bubbles

Location: Art Van Sports Complex
Date: September 8, 2018
Roster Size: 5-8 participants; co-ed event
Optional 3 substitutes
Tournament bracket with time of first game will be released after registration deadline.

Points Available:
100 points - 1st Place
75 points - 2nd Place
50 points - 3rd Place
25 points - Fielding a team

Notes: Games will feature two timed halves and each team will have one 30 second timeout per half. Time is stopped during halftime, for injuries and during timeouts. Substitutions can be made during stoppage of play. The ball is placed at center field to begin and players begin 10 to 20 feet away. Players cannot hold or run with the ball in hand. Players will not be allowed to be goalkeepers. When the ball goes out of bounds, referees will throw ball back in play. No offsides will be called.

 

Disc Golf

Location: Art Van Sports Complex
Date: September 8, 2018
Roster Size: Up to five (5) total; co-ed
Drop in event - competitors can compete anytime during the time block. 

Points Available:
100 points - 1st Place
75 points - 2nd Place
50 points - 3rd Place

Notes: Each team member will throw a disc from each of the designated locations toward a Disc Golf basket. Players will get 10 points for each disc they get in the basket and 5 points if the disc lands in the landing zone around the basket. The team with the most amount of points after the throws will be awarded 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place. Teams will use provided discs.

Football Accuracy Toss

Location: Art Van Sports Complex
Date: September 8, 2018
Roster: 4 participants; co-ed
Drop in event - competitors can compete anytime during the time block

Points Available
100 points - 1st Place
75 points - 2nd Place
50 points - 3rd Place

Notes: All team members will have a total of five (5) throws at the target(s) of his or her choice and score points for successfully hitting the target. Targets will be worth different points based on difficulty. All five (5) point totals will be combined to produce a total team score to award 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place within each division. In the event of a tie, tied teams will both be awarded the applicable finish and points. A NCAA regulation sized football will be used.

Kickball Tournament

Location: Art Van Sports Complex
Date: September 8, 2018
Roster: 8-14 participants; co-ed event
Minimum 8 participants.
Tournament bracket with time of first game will be released after registration deadline. Game times after the first game will be dependent on winning. 

Points Available:
100 points - 1st place
75 points - 2nd place
50 points - 3rd place
25 points - Fielding a team

Notes: Games will conclude after 5 innings or once the time limit expires. While fielding, each team must have at least eight (8) and no more than ten (10) players, which must include one catcher. The kicking team will assign a pitcher who will pitch to their own team. The tournament will follow WAKA rules with tournament modifications. 

Obstacle Course Relay

Location: Art Van Sports Complex
Date: September 8, 2018
Roster Size: 4 participants: 2 females and 2 males
Drop in event - competitors can compete anytime during the time block

Points Available:
100 points - 1st place
75 points - 2nd place
50 points - 3rd place

Notes: Each participant must complete the entire Course. Scoring and determination of finish will be based on the final elapsed time for all members on the relay time. If a participant bypasses an obstacle, it will result in disqualification of their whole team. The fastest three teams in each division will receive points.

Parallel Parking

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Location: Art Van Sports Complex
Date: September 8, 2018
Roster: 2 participants; co-ed
Drop in event - competitors can compete anytime during the time block

Points Available:
50 points - Successfully parking "larger" vehicle
25 points - Successfully parking "smaller vehicle

Notes: Participants will have the opportunity to park a provided “smaller” vehicle OR “larger” vehicle. To be deemed successful, the vehicle must be parked inside the designated 23’ x 7’ parking lines using no more than three gear changes and within the three-minute time limit. Participants will be disqualified for: hitting a cone, touching a boundary line with the tire, exceeding the permitted gear changes, exceeding the time limit, parking further than two feet from the passenger side boundary line. Each participant must show a valid driver’s license. 

Vehicles provided by Fox Motors.

Soccer Shootout

Location: Art Van Sports Complex
Date: September 8, 2018
Roster: 4 participants; co-ed
Drop in event - competitors can compete anytime during the time block

Points Available:
100 points - 1st Place
75 points - 2nd Place
50 points - 3rd Place

Notes: Participants will each shoot three (3) attempts from 12 yards out at a target on a regulation sized soccer goal. The goal will be divided into multiple targets, with each being worth a different point value based on the difficulty of the shot. The total sum of the participants shots will serve as the team score. Participants may wear cleats that are not metal. The ball will be provided. In the event of a tie, tied teams will both be awarded the applicable finish and points.

Tailgating Competition

Location: Art Van Sports Complex
Date: September 8, 2018

Points Available:
100 points - 1st place
75 points - 2nd place
50 points - 3rd place
25 points - participating

Event Information: Team members are encouraged to show off their company pride and creatively decorate their tailgating area. Each team will be given a 10’ x 10’ area designed for tailgating. Electricity will not be provided. Teams may bring in ice chests and coolers with non-alcoholic drinks and refreshments. Alcoholic drinks will be available for sale near the tailgating area.

Judging criteria will be based upon:

1. Company branding/theme
2. Decorating and festivities (think cornhole, decorations that play into your company brand)

Food will not be provided, but we highly suggest bringing some to your tailgate. You may bring grills, and your food selections can assist your theme. You will not lose any points for not having food.

Tug of War

Location: Art Van Sports Complex
Date: September 8, 2018
Time: 1:00-2:00 pm*
Roster Size: 6-10 participants; maximum of 6 players can tug at one time. Three (3) male, three (3) female. Optional 4 alternates.

Points Available:
100 points - 1st place
75 points - 2nd place
50 points - 3rd place
25 points - Fielding a team

Notes:  All tugs will be conducted on a natural grass surface. Gloves and belts are optional. No spikes, cleats, studs or other medal fittings will be permitted, including soccer or football shoes with rubber cleats. No sticky substances or other substances may be used on hands or gloves to gain an advantage. Males and females must alternate on the rope. The winning team must pull the losing team 5 yards for the rope marker to cross the boundary line. Participants must stay on their feet and not sit, kneel, or lie down. The rope must not wrap around any participant. Winning teams will continue to advance in their division until the overall winner has been declared in each division. 

*time is subject to change based on number of teams and time each match up takes

Volunteer

Location: Art Van Sports Complex
Date: September 8, 2018

 

Points Available:
5 points per volunteer
50 points max. 

vent Information: The West Michigan Corporate Challenge needs the help of volunteers to be successful. Volunteers will monitor competitions by keeping score, time or other activities as needed. Volunteers must sign waiver. Deadline to sign up volunteers is August 24, 2018. Please email list toinfo@michigansportsalliance.org

Charity Drives

DEADLINE TO SET UP BLOOD DRIVE IS AUGUST 1

Help save 3 lives by donating blood. Businesses can organize their own blood drive, attend a community event or schedule blood donation at a Michigan Blood location. Anyone can donate on behalf of a company regardless if they are an employee or spouse of an employee. Businesses can hold multiple blood drives and employees can donate more than once (once every 8 weeks).

Click here for more information. 

In partnership with Heart of West Michigan United Way, we are raising money to help reduce poverty in Kent County. All gifts made to Heart of West Michigan United Way will stay here in Kent County and will be invested into programs that help increase family stability, educate youth, and build financial security for individuals and families. Every $375 raised can provide rental assistance or intervention to keep a family in their home. Every $780 raised can provide job skills development to a person who is out of work or underemployed. Every $1,000 raised can provide access to math and science camps for middle-school youth. Anyone can donate on behalf of a company regardless if they are an employee or spouse of an employee.

Join the attack on childhood hunger

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1 in 5 kids in West Michigan are affected by hunger. Earn points for your team while helping provide kids in West Michigan get the proper nutrition they need to succeed in school and in life. Wish List items: Fruit or applesauce cups/pouches, granola bars, cracker packs, snack size zipper bags, toasted oat cereal, cheese crackers and pretzels. Click here for more information.

Food can be dropped off the day of competition at the Art Van Sports Complex. 1 point per item donated. 100 points max per team.

Clothing Drive

Donate gently used clothes and help locals in low to moderate income levels in West Michigan. Clothes can be dropped off onsite the day of competition. 1 point per item donated. 100 points max per team.

Click here to learn more

Uniform Contest

Location: Art Van Sports Complex
Date: September 8, 2018
Submit a photo of your uniform by September 4

Points Available:
100 points - 1st place
75 points - 2nd place
50 points - 3rd place
25 points - participating

Event Information: Team will be awarded for the best team shirt/uniform in each division. Send a digital photo of your team’s uniform to info@michigansportsalliance.org by September 4. Be sure that your team is wearing their uniform at the West Michigan Corporate Challenge on Saturday, September 8th! 

Cycling Tour

Location: Rockford Brewing
12 E Bridge St NE, Rockford, MI 49341
Directions

Date: September 6, 2018

Roster: No limit

Points Available:
5 points per participant. Max of 100 points can be earned.

Notes: Ride will not be timed and points will be awarded for completing the ride. There is no limit to the number of participants a company can have.

Route: Ride will begin at Rockford Brewing. The bike route will go south on the White Pine Trail to Rogue River Park. There will be a turnaround station there to go back to Rockford Brewing.

The ride distance is 7.5 miles round trip. If you wish to do a 10 mile route, you can go past the turnaround point, go to West River Drive, and then turnaround.

Rockford Brewing is happy and generous enough to partner with us for this event. Please feel free to go to the brewery afterwards to enjoy Corporate Challenge specials!

Kickoff to Corporate Wellness

Location: Rosa Parks Circle
Date: September 5, 2018
Time: 12:00 pm (noon)
Roster: No limit.

Points Available:
Earn 5 points per participant. Max of 100 points.

Notes: The official kickoff of the West Michigan Corporate Challenge invites teams to get active during lunch. Participants will check in to do 30 minutes of physical activity. Participants have the option of taking a walk around downtown Grand Rapids or staying in Rosa Parks circle for 30 minutes of programming.

Below are some suggested half-hour walking routes that start and end at Rosa Parks Circle

Golf Scramble

Location: Stonewater Country Club
Date: September 5, 2018
Time: 12:00 pm check in
             1:00 pm tee off
Roster: 4 person team
Format: 18 holes

Points Available:
100 points - 1st Place
75 points - 2nd Place
50 points - 3rd Place
25 points - Fielding a team

Notes: Each team member hits from the tee and the best shot of the four will be the starting point for all team members’ second shot. Teams will continue to hit from the best of the four shots until the hole is completed. Teams will be awarded 1st, 2nd and 3rd place points based on the lowest score.

Food will not be provided.