Corporate Games

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Welcome to the 26th Annual Ventura Corporate Games: April 1 - May 9, 2015

 The Corporate Games is a business-to-business teams sports competition in which companies of similar size compete for awards over a six weeks of compeition. Last year more than 80 companies including Amgen, Blue Cross, Baxter, County of Ventura, Casa Pacifica, Patagonia, Cydcor, Mission Produce, AECOM and the Ventura Family YMCA, participated in this popular annual event--proof that area companies and organizations value the benefits of teamwork, competition and fun to promote increased employee wellness, pride and excellence in the workplace.

If you are a new or returning team looking to get involved in the Corporate Games, send e-mail to eburton@cityofventura.net or call (805) 658-4738 to began a journey your company will never forget.

2014 Corporate Games Survey Results: Your suggestions for improvements in 2015

Take the 2014 Corporate Games Survey Here

Sign up to get the Corporate Games News letter by email
Corporate Games News: August 2014

It's game time!  Join the fun and register before February 13, 2015

Join us for the Ventura Corporate Games
10,000 participants – 90 teams - 30 events – 6 weeks of friendly competition

Click the links below to view & print Information on the upcoming Corporate Games - these 2014 documents will soon be updated for 2015:

Watch the 2013 Corporate Games Video by Amoretti

View 5K run vimeo by Ky Schultz of LureFilms.com

 

Free Corporate Games Walk/Hikes

The City of Ventura and the Ventura Family YMCA are partners for walks & hikes for Corporate Games employees and their families. Each walk or hike will vary in distance and difficulty and all are FREE to employees whose companies are registered for the Corporate Games. Sign up here for these events (2014 links will be updated for 2015)

(1) January 25 * 9-11 am, Ventura Botanical Garden      
(2) February 22 * 9-11 am, Arroyo Verde Park  
(3) March 29, 9-11 am, Sycamore Canyone, Malibu

(4) March Madness Practice Schedule for many competitions

Join us for the March 25 Opening Reception at Crowne Plaza Ventura Beach

View the invite here (to be updated for 2015)

 T-Shirt Contest Information

Teams interested in winning the JD Probasco Team Spirit Award must 1) attend Opening and Closing Ceremonies, 2) participate in the Corn Hole, Tug-O-War and Sandcastle Contests, and 3) submit a design for the T-Shirt Contest. Your company design must (1) include both the Corporate Games Torch Logo and Theme (Are you Game?), (2) depict what your company represents and 3) exemplify the spirit of the Games. Teams may select any vendor of their choice but click the links below to display flyers of "special offers" that three vendors have created for Corporate Games.

Sign up for Corporate Games Community Service Projects

Click Corporate Games Community Service Project for live links to sign up online for the Volunteer Ventura! community service projects, as well as the required volunteer tracking and waiver forms, and United Way and Volunteer Match websites.

Companies that participate in community service projects, either through the City of Ventura Volunteer Ventura! program or elsewhere, will receive credit towards the Corporate Games Spirit Award by completing and returning the Volunteer Tracking Form.

Company Coordinator Information

Taking part in the Corporate Games is a great way for businesses to:

Improve worker productivity  & efficiency 

Create camaraderie

Stengthen team unity

...and win Gold, Silver and Bronze medals in the process.

At Company Coordinator Orientation Meetings find out more from staff and past participants about the Corporate Games and how to "fire up" your employees to get the maximum benefits from the Corporate Games.
PowerPoint Presentation

2014 Corporate Games Results

Corporate Games Newsletter Sign up to get the Corporate Games News letter by email
2013: Aug  Oct  Nov 
2014: Jan  Feb  Mar  Apr Apr23  May7 May22

Photo Contest results
Corporate Games thanks the 49 photographers from 20 companies who submitted 178 photos for this year's contest as well as judges Dianne Bennett and Silvia Huerta-Wetherbee for accepting the difficult task of selecting winners from so many great images. The vintage category attracted too few entries for awards so the judges replaced it with a new "Spirit" award selected from all categories. View all entries online and the winning entries  below. The winners are:
--Best Group Shot (1) Cheng Saechao (Nusil), (2) (photo right) Jonathan Neira (CSUCI), (3) Amanda Wilson (AeroVironment)
--Best Action Shot (1) Don Taylor (City of Ventura), (2) Cheng Saechao (Nusil), (3) DeNée Noote (Parker-Hannifin Corporation)
--Sportsmanship (1) Jessie Prater (County of Ventura), (2) Jennifer Scheu (Amoretti), (3) Anthony Plascencia (VC Star)
--Spirit (1) Roland Cooper (Amoretti), (2) Cathy O'Brien, (Northrup) (3) Michelle Gunnin (Alcoa)   

Click the links below for schedules and results. Results will be updated on Tuesdays & Thursdays