Planning the annual team awards dinner many times is the responsibility of the booster club, so booster club parents, here is an article for you! Sometimes it is a matter of team tradition as to where this end of season function is held. But of course.. it can also be a matter of available funds. All of the booster clubs I have been involved with, hold these sports team dinners out a catering hall venue. The kids are all spiffed up, the parents, the coaches and school administration are also in attendance. These should be fun and energized events but sadly I have been in attendance at some long, boring and tedious dinners. You do not want that reputation for your club...so get to work and make your team awards banquet a fun, energized and enthusiastic event with these ideas.
While plaques, trophies and team apparel are all great gifts, one of the favorites were the photo collage mugs we made for the seniors. We asked parents to email me us their best digital photos of the games and from there created a collage for each senior and put it into a mug. They were such a big hit at our team awards dinners, that we had other booster clubs calling asking us to help them make ones for their seniors. They are easy and inexpensive but a wonderful fun album of their final season.Here's all the information you need to make these collage mugs for your team
In addition to the usual program outlining the team awards dinner itinerary, add a page that tells your guests what your organization accomplished for the team with the monies that were raised. This is great public relations for your club and even the kids are amazed at all that is given back to their sports team.
Consider assigning seats at your team awards dinner. You can do the tables by team or by specific names. It is a bit more work, but actually assigned seats make most people feel more comfortable when they arrive. They don't have to go looking for a place to sit. Late arrivals can enter and find their seats without disruption.
More Team Spirit ideas
Fabulous gift for your favorite Fabulous Grandmother. A TGIF wooden box sign that can go right in her Easter basket! Order here!
Bridal Shower Poem pack. fun Bridal shower idea.. Poems to celebrate the firsts in the couple's marriage!
Easter craft for preschoolers.. make an Easter bunny from a paper plate!
Turn Magic Beans into a Lollipop garden with this fun Easter game for kids!
Easy Easter craft for kids.. make Happy Easter crosses! They learn the story of Jesus and Easter.
Enter here to win $300 in prizes as we Celebrate Spring with our favorite blogs by co-sponsoring this fabulous giveaway
DYI Bridal Shower favor using lipstick or lipgloss.. give a favor your guests will really love!
Rainbow Tea party ideas.. a great assortment of crafts, decorations and table centerpieces for your church Rainbow Tea celebration
Bridal Shower Etiquette.. all you need to know for planning a bridal shower!
Christening favor and decoration ideas. Celebrate your newly baptized little angel with these easy crafts.
Our favorite online store
Easter dessert ideas.. see our sweets and treats and this healthy Easter basket!
Our favorite Bridal shower, Baby shower or Baptism gift idea.. Gift the Red Plate tradition.. free printable poems to enclose with the gift
Easy Bridal Shower Favor.. send the ladies home with nail polish to get "Polished Up" for the wedding! Order the favor tags here!
Rehearsal Dinner Etiquette... our most commonly asked questions on this topic.
Easy wedding centerpiece ideas Pretty and budget friendly!
Athletic Booster Club Ideas. Boost spirit for your high school teams with these