Team Captain Checklist
8 Weeks Prior to Event
Register your team at bowlforbigbrothers.com
- Book your bowling lanes online
- Put up posters at work
6 Weeks Prior to Event
Officially launch the campaign at your workplace or with friends
- Invite co-workers, friends or family to join the team and tell them what they are fundraising for
- Email online registration instructions and encourage everyone to start fundraising
- Remind your teammates to raise a minimum of $60
4 Weeks Prior to Event
Motivate your bowlers to fundraise and determine a team goal
- Offer a team fundraising prize
- Ask your company to consider a Corporate Gift
- Ask suppliers and clients to support your fundraising
- Start planning your Circus themed costumes.
- Use social media to let everyone know you’re supporting Big Brothers
- Here is a poster you can use to show everyone you support Big Brothers!
2 Weeks Prior to Event
Announce how close you are to your team goal
- Inspire bowlers to keep fundraising to help reach the team goal
- Recognize top fundraisers thus far
- Remind bowlers about incentive prizes and how fundraising helps children in our community
1 Week Prior to Event
Confirm the event details with bowlers
- Email bowlers the event details as a reminder
- Remind bowlers if they have collected cash, cheque, or credit card donations, they need to fill out the pledge sheet for the donors to receive a tax receipt
- Ask bowlers to bring all pledge sheets, money, and online summary to the event
- Let Big Brothers know if your bowler numbers have changed (to prevent late cancellation charges)
48 hours prior to the event
Last chance to fundraise
- Last push for fundraising! If you have met your goal, let’s see if you can increase it by 10% and encourage everyone to help meet it
- Finalize costumes and other event day plans. Don’t forget, there is a prize for the Best Dressed!
Day of Event
Have fun at the event!
- Plan to have dinner or drinks before/ after your event
- Arrive 30 minutes prior to event start so we have plenty of time to register all of your bowlers
- Bowl, win prizes and celebrate giving back to your community!