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Build-a-Raft Competition



Get your feet wet with the Build-a-Raft Competition, a team building event where groups employ problem solving techniques and tap into their collective engineering and teamwork abilities to build a racing vessel for a wild and wet competition.

Using only the materials provided – which may include PVC pipes, wood, tarps, duct tape, inner tubes, float rings and pool noodles, teams are given a limited amount of time to construct and test their rafts.

During this building phase, teams can earn additional points by demonstrating exceptional spirit and enthusiasm, creating a colorful team flag and performing a Sea Chantey in front of the entire group!

Each team must identify 2-3 willing team paddlers to board the rafts during our relay style race. These racers must switch off with other team members and exchange paddles and lifejackets during each leg of the regatta!

After acknowledgment and celebration of all the teams’ efforts, points are totaled and the winners announced! This is a great indoor or outdoor team building event for ocean, pond or pool, and is perfect for any size group.

Aspects of the program may be modified depending on variables including, but not limited to, venue restrictions, program length, and group size.


The Build a Raft team building event challenges corporate groups to use problem solving techniques and teamwork to build a racing vessel.

The Build a Raft team building event challenges corporate groups to use problem solving techniques and teamwork to build a racing vessel.

The Build a Raft team building event challenges corporate groups to use problem solving techniques and teamwork to build a racing vessel.






Recent Client Comments

“I had to pass along that our staff is still buzzing about the Build-a-Raft Competition last week. Everyone had a great time. The outdoor adventure was just outstanding, a real lifetime memory. Who would have thought that you could build boats out of the materials provided and then race them in the river. AMAZING!”
Matt Gaor - Penske Automotive


Group Size: 30 to 1,000+Team Size: 8 to 10

Program Length: 2 to 2.5 hours

Space Requirement
Group dependent - any body of water will do. A pool, a lake or the ocean!

Customization
This event can also be combined with fun Beach Olympics, Kite Building or other problem solving games. We select the most pertinent activities based on a needs assessment questionnaire reflecting your groups goals and desired outcomes.

Team Building Elements

Creative Problem Solving
Trust and Relationships
Goal Setting
Planning and Accountability
Competition
Communication Skills
Physicality
Collaborative Idea Sharing

Eco Elements
We recycle all of the production materials used in this program.

Donation
Ask us about adding a fun Check Donation puzzle activity to the end of your program. It can be for the benefit of any charity and in any amount your company wishes to donate. We can even have a representative from the charity attend your event to accept your donation on behalf of their organization.

Awards
All members of the winning team will recieve Awards medals!

Goals, Outcomes and Debrief Topics

Limited Resource Utilization – Utilizing only the materials provided, teams achieve productive results through innovation, creativity and team collaboration.

Project Management – Things happen at a fast pace, requiring teams to capitalize on the concepts of leadership, delegation, accountability and attention to detail. Everyone is ultimately responsible for the success of the team.

Pricing
Pricing varies depending upon the number of participants (minimum of 30) and includes complete event coordination, program design, materials and facilitation.



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More Client Comments

"I want to congratulate you for the terrific event! We had such a blast with Build a Raft!!! The feedback I received was incredible!!A lot of people found this one of the best events. Everybody could participate and enjoy the activity. Keep up the good work and thank you for everything!"
Renata – Whirlpool


“We were very pleased with your Build-A-Raft program! From the preparation to the finish, everything was handled in the most efficient and professional way! Our clients loved the program! I look forward to working more and more with Best Corporate Events and being able to offer our clients top-notch programs.”
Barbara Flamenbaum - Atlantic City Ambassador, LLC



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