Build-a-Raft Competition

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Build-a-Raft is one of our highest-energy team building competitions. It will ignite your teams’ competitive and collaborative fire as they work together to build and race their very own makeshift rafts, attempting to earn as many points as possible!

Using only the materials provided - which may include PVC pipes, wood, tarps, 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!

Everyone is actively involved throughout, as team members must collaborate to transport their rafts from the start line and launch them in the water. This dynamic event can take place in any suitable body of water and will test their ingenuity, creativity, and problem solving skills.

Each team must identify 2-3 willing 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 participants efforts, points are totaled and the winners announced! This is a great indoor or outdoor bonding event for ocean, pond, or pool, and is perfect for any size group.

Get your feet wet with the Build-a-Raft Competition!

To ensure a great experience, aspects of this program may be modified for your group size, group makeup, time available, and other variables.


Clients Talk About this Program

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, Penske Automotive

The Build-a-Raft Competition you delivered for our client this week was in their own words - Epic! Creating the rafts was a great team builder and the races were really fun. Your lead facilitator was great! She was extremely flexible with on-site changes.

Erin, AlliedPRA San Diego

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, Atlantic City Ambassador
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Program Details

  • Group Size:
    30 to 1,000+
  • Team Size:
    8 to 10
  • Program Length:
    1.5 to 2 hours
  • Space Requirement:
    Group dependent - any body of water will do. A pool, a lake or the ocean
  • Setting:
    Outdoor
  • Physicality:
    High

Program Elements

  • Friendly Competition
  • Fun & Engaging Interaction
  • Performance & Continuous Improvement
  • Communication

What's Included?

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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