Many teams run live promotional games and contests live during their events. One area that can not be over-looked is contestant safety and team liability. Contestants should be briefed, prepared, practiced and able to compete, which includes physically being fit and sober. After signing appropriate waivers and preparing the contestants, responsible teams have safety gear available or mandatory where needed.
For that safety equipment there are three general needs: Head, elbow and knee pads. Depending on the contest hand, foot and eye protection may be needed. Some of Gameops.com Promotions Kits include safety equipment (see product descriptions).
Here are several options we recommend available from Amazon.com.
Helmets and Head-Gear – Teams should have a variety of sizes, since fit is important. Some options allow for size adjustments (see product details).
Elbow/Knee Pads – The primary consideration is sizing. Allow for pads to be worn over clothing. Depending on your surface consider hard shell pads or softer foam pads.
Gameops.com Plus is our value-added membership site. It is a network to enhance the fan value of events. Twice a month we gather for an hour long discussion on an industry topic with a special guest to share their insights. Leaders like Claire Czerniuk, Zoltan Berensci, John Franzone, Tyler Ferraro, Maurice Brazelton, Colleen Flynn, Jackie Maldonado, Todd Bosma, and Kari Norvell have discussed topics from dance teams to creating custom music. May calls feature Josh Sabo from the NBA Cavs/MLB Guardians discussing how to maximize your music bumper library and Jonny Greco from the Seattle Kraken looking at the 5 ‘E’s of an Experience. Free One Month Trial is available now on Gameops.com PLUS.