The City of Ventura is accepting registrations for the 28th annual Corporate Games scheduled for March 25-May 6, 2017. Corporate Games is a friendly, business-to-business competition in which companies of similar size compete for Olympic style medals and honors in 26 events held during six-weeks of competition. To register, visit www.venturacorporategames.org.
New and returning teams are encouraged to attend a company coordinator meeting on Thursday, January 26 at 6:30 pm, Ventura City Hall in the Community Meeting Room, 501 Poli Street. Attendees will learn more about the Corporate Games and get tips on how to improve performance for the upcoming competition.
New this year is the CrossFit Challenge which will be held during Opening Ceremonies on March 25 for companies registered to participate in the Corporate Games. Also new for 2017 is the Executive Golf Tournament which will be hosted by Spanish Hills Country Club on April 17.
In 2016, more than 80 companies participated in this event with the Overall Team Trophy going to County of Ventura (Division AA), Oxnard Police Department (Division B), Northrop Grumman (Division C), and Aerotek (Division D). The JD Probasco Team Unity Award winners last year included: Amgen, DK Electric, Parker Hannifin, and Teredyne.
Corporate Games organizer Eric Burton encourages new companies and organizations to take part this year and says, “The top three reasons to get your colleagues together and participate are to build a better team, increase camaraderie and to promote health and wellness.”
Corporate Games is sponsored by: AECOM, Amgen, Brighton Management, The Cheesecake Factory, Community Memorial Health System, County of Ventura, Jano Graphics, Limoneira, Parker Aerospace, PTI Technologies, SAGE Publishing, Spanish Hills Country Club, The Trade Desk, and Ventura County Credit Union.
For information visit www.venturacorporategames.org or call Eric Burton, City of Ventura Recreation Supervisor 658-4738.