2019 Saskatoon Corporate Challenge
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Events

The 2019 Saskatoon Corporate Challenge will consist of five events that teams will compete in from September 9th – 13th. The events will consist of both physical and mental challenges focused on promoting team building and employee engagement. Start times for events will vary based on length of event and availability of facilities. Employers of participating team members should be aware of and accepting that employees may need to be excused early depending on the event location and time.

MONDAY – Culinary Challenge

Date:  Monday, September 9th, 2019

Location:  Saskatchewan Polytechnic

Time:  5:00PM – 9:00PM

Culinary Challenge

We just had to bring the Culinary Challenge back to the Saskatoon Corporate Challenge!

Have you ever seen the Netflix show “Nailed It”? Do you consider yourself the next Gordon Ramsey? Do you like to eat food? Well then this event is for you!

Teams will compete by creating beautiful food creations, which will then be ranked and judged in various categories.

So grab your aprons, spatulas, knives, and recipe book and start to practice because this event is going to be a blast!

 

Culinary Challenge Overview

People Needed: 4 individuals needed

Gender Restrictions: No gender requirements

Supper: Supper is not provided, please come fed.

Networking Lounge: Saskatchewan Polytechnic

 

What you need to bring

  • Close-toed shoes
  • Your best amateur chefs!

 

 

 

TUESDAY – Disc Golf & Spikeball

Date: September 11th, 2018

Location: Diefenbaker Park

Time: 4:30 – 7:30 PM

 

Dream Disc Golf Overview

People Needed: 6 – 4 (disc golf), 2 (spikeball)

Gender Restrictions: No gender restrictions

Supper: Provided for all players at Diefenbaker Park

Networking Lounge: Sports on Tap

Game Play

Welcome to the Disc Golf and Spikeball! After the success of last year’s disc golf competition, we just had to bring it back again for 2018! With the premise of golf and the talents of throwing a Frisbee, we think that this could be anyone’s night! Take a walk around the holes and try your best at hitting the targets. Never played before, no problem at all! Each team has 4 individuals with no gender restrictions.  A demonstration will be given between 4:30PM before the event officially starts so be sure to be on time!!

Rules 

We will divide your team into pairs, and you will play with another company in a 4-some. As a 4-some, you will complete all 18 holes, keeping track of the other companies score and any ruling discussions.

Disc Golf is played like traditional “ball” golf, but with flying discs instead of balls and clubs. One point (stroke) is counted each time the disc is thrown and when a penalty is incurred. We will be playing as a double scramble. We will have pairs of 2 individuals, and you will play together and always only count your ‘best shot’. This means that both of you throw a disc as a drive and as a team you decide which one you like the best. Then you both go get your disc and bring them to the best one and shoot from there for your second shot…and so on. So as a pair you only get one score for the whole team on each hole. The goal is to play each hole in the fewest strokes possible. The player with the lowest total strokes for the entire course wins.

Tee Throws

Each hole begins with a tee throw. Tee throws must be completed within or behind the designated tee area.

Lie

The lie is the spot where the player’s previous throw has landed. Mark lie with a mini disc or turn over the thrown disc, directly towards the hole or designated fairway. The player’s subsequent throw is made from directly behind the marked lie.

Throwing Order

The team with the least amount of strokes on the previous hole is the first to tee off on the next hole. After teeing off, the player whose disc is farthest from the hole always throws first.

Fairway Throws

Fairway throws must be made from directly behind the lie. A run-up and normal follow-through, after release, is allowed, unless the lie is within 10 meters of the target. Any shot within 10 meters of the target requires that the player not move past the lie until the disc is at rest.

Dogleg (or Mandatory)

A dogleg is one or more designated trees or poles in the fairway that must be passed as indicated by arrows. Until the dogleg is passed the closest foot to the dogleg must be on the lie when the disc is released.

Completion Of Hole

A disc that comes to rest in the Disc Hole basket or chains constitutes successful completion of that hole. Once completed, you need to record the other teams score to keep them honest. Your score is the amount of throws you had (one ‘stroke’ from each location).

Unplayable Lie

Any disc that comes to rest above the ground is considered an unplayable lie. The disc must be thrown from the lie on the ground, directly underneath the unplayable lie, relocated to avoid damage to the vegetation.

Out Of Bounds

If any area of O.B. is visible between the disc and O.B. line, then the disc is considered O.B. A throw that lands out of bounds, must be played from a point 3 feet in bounds from where the disc went out of bounds. Permanent water hazards and public roads are always out of bounds.

Penalties

Recreational players will not be penalized for rule infractions. The other team will keep you honest.

Course Courtesy

  • Stand behind the player who is throwing until throw is complete.
  • Remove disc from Disc Hole after completing the hole
  • Do not alter the course (trees, bushes, etc.) in any way.

Rules – Spikeball

Check out this quick video to give you a brief overview of the game: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l9UL6P5IsxY&feature=youtu.be

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 WEDNESDAY – Lawn Bowling

Date: September 11th, 2019

Location: Saskatchewan Polytechnic – 1130 Idylwyld Dr. N

Time: 5:00 – 7:30 PM

 

Lawn Bowling

Who doesn’t like a combination of curling, bowling, and bocce ball? Get ready for a fun night of hits, draws, and takeouts on a beautifully manicured lawn with your colleagues!

 

Lawn Bowling Overview

People Needed: 4 individuals needed

Gender Restrictions: No gender requirements

Networking Lounge: TBD

 

What you need to bring

  • Clean runners.

 

 

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THURSDAY – Curling Challenge

Date: September 13th, 2018

Location: Nutana Curling Club – 2002 Arlington Ave

Time: 5:00 – 9:00 PM

 

Games Overview

People Needed: 4 individuals

Gender Restrictions:  2 males & 2 females

Supper: Provided for all players at Nutana

Networking Lounge: Nutana Curling Club

You will have 4 individuals on your team. All teams must show up and be registered at 5:00pm. There will be a demonstration at 5:15pm with first events commencing at 5:30pm.

Rules – Curling Basics

What is this game of rocks and brooms all about? Curling is a sport in which two teams of four players each slide 40-pound granite rocks (also called stones) down a sheet of ice toward a target at the other end. Each team tries to get more of its stones closer to the center of the target than the other team. Read on for a complete breakdown of curling’s basic elements.

  • Throwing rocks:Each player on the team throws two stones in each end. (An end is similar to an inning in baseball.) Each team throws 8 stones in an end. The players alternate throwing with their opposite number, the player on the other team who plays the same position they do.
  • Curling rocks:When you throw a rock down the ice, depending on its rotation — which is applied intentionally — it will curl, or bend, one way or another. How much (or little) a rock curls or bends, depends largely on the conditions of the playing surface.
  • Sweeping:Sweeping makes a rock curl less and travel farther. The lead, second, and third all take turns sweeping the rocks. The skip, who is like the team’s quarterback, is the only one who doesn’t regularly sweep stones.
  • Keeping score:Once all 16 rocks have been thrown down the narrow sheet of ice, the score for that end is counted based on the final positions of the stones in the house, (the group of circles on the ice that looks like a bull’s eye). Only one team can score in an end. A team scores one point for every rock that it has closer to the center of the house than the other team.
  • Strategy:Generally, the skip determines a rink’s strategy. During the game, the skip stands at one end of the sheet and tells his or her other three players where they should place their shots. A team’s strategy doesn’t always go according to plan! And that’s part of what makes curling so much fun. No two games are alike; the unpredictability is always appealing. 

What you need to bring for Curling

  • Clean indoor runners or curling shoes
  • Appropriate clothing for inside a curling rink (light jacket, flexible pants)

FRIDAY- Amazing Race – Corporate Challenge Style

September 14th, 2018

Starting Location: Buds on Broadway – 5:30PM – 8:00PM

Buds on Broadway – Finale Party – 8:00PM

Game Play

We can’t tell you all the details yet, but this will be a fun one!

Please eat supper prior to showing up at Buds.

 

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FRIDAY – Finale Party

Buds on Broadway

  • Invite your entire Corporate Challenge team to join you in celebration at Buds on Broadway at 8PM
  • We will be presenting the WMCZ Spirit Award,  Sportsmanship Award and the Stantec Challenge Cup!
  • At 10PM Gong Show will be entertaining us!
  • Also the donation to CNYC will be made!

Some games may change due to weather conditions and availability. A complete Games Package will be provided at the Team Leader Training in July.

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2019 Saskatoon Corporate Challenge
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Phone: 306.220.1505
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