Custom Medallions Give Your Team Something to Cheer About

By Caryn Smith (c) 2014, All Rights Reserved

Each week you meet at the local sports center to do battle with rival teams from all over town. Whether it’s basketball with the men’s group from church or your community golf league, one thing is certain: a bit of good-natured competition gets everyone’s adrenalin pumping. Of course, it’s all in fun, but wouldn’t it be nice to have a tangible keepsake to remind everyone of the great friends you’ve made and the games you’ve played?

Reward the Season’s Top Performers

It’s nice to win, but it’s even better to be able to show off your prowess with a well-earned championship medal. Displayed in a case above the mantel or hung on the wall in an office or den, these beautiful keepsakes serve as a constant reminder of the good times and friendships you’ve forged.

Not only that, but also when more than just bragging rights is at stake, the competition can turn fierce. Where before it may have been “just a game,” suddenly every player is striving for his or her best performance, and encouraging friends to do the same. With a little encouragement and a simple reward to work toward, improvement and a greater sense of self-worth soon follow.

It can be tough to keep up your membership numbers, especially with the busy lives everyone leads today. Kids, jobs, and other obligations mean team sports are often the first activity even die-hard fans will cut. But a fun system of awards will often help keep members interested, and attract new players as well.

Most Valuable Player

Sure, the team who wins the most games overall is worthy of recognition, but just like in the big leagues, it’s nice to give a shout-out to your community’s best players as well. Most baskets scored in a single game, highest batting average, or lowest golf score of the season are all reasons to celebrate. Make it an annual tradition with an awards dinner followed by a ceremony to crown the champs, and you’ll encourage membership growth as well as reward the best in the group.

Designing your medals is easier than you might think. Start by selecting a vendor who offers free design work and color matching. This helps ensure you’ll get exactly what you’re looking for without incurring added costs. Next, choose your style. Die struck medals have a rich look and feel, while soft enamel offers endless color options. Finally, when choosing a supplier, be sure to ask about shipping times and any added expenses. Reputable firms will provide an all-inclusive quote so you won’t have any surprises.

Whether it’s basketball, baseball, hockey, or golf, these games help keep you feeling young, and foster a spirit of camaraderie you simply won’t find anywhere else. With a little creativity and the help of a good designer, it’s easy to produce medallions to celebrate the wins your team enjoys this season.

Caryn Smith is Manager of Signature Pins. When you need custom medallions, visit today.

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