Captain’s Checklist

8 WEEKS PRIOR TO EVENT

  • Register your team
  • Select the date and shift time you would like to participate on
  • 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
  • Create a Facebook Messenger Group Chat and/or a Facebook Group for your team to communicate and share information
  • Remind your teammates to raise a minimum of $50

4 WEEKS PRIOR TO EVENT

  • Motivate your bowlers to fundraise and determine a team goal
  • Ask your company to consider a Corporate Gift
  • Ask suppliers and clients to support your fundraising
  • Start planning your zombie-themed costumes

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
  • Ask bowlers to bring pledge books, money, and online summary to the event
  • Let BBBS know if your bowler numbers have changed (to prevent late cancellation charges)

48 HOURS PRIOR TO THE EVENT

  • Ask bowlers to make just a few more pledge requests
  • If you have met your goal, increase it by 10% and encourage everyone to help meet it
  • Finalize costumes and other event day plans

DAY OF EVENT

  • Have fun at the event!
  • Turn in all pledges 30 minutes prior to your bowling shift time
  • Bowl, win prizes and celebrate giving back!