Plans Grow for a Fundraiser

on Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010 at 9:14 pm

Our brainstorming session for a WYWL fundraiser has came up with some fantastic ideas, limited only by our ability to turn them into reality. Do you have any to add?

Top on our list is finding a venue that can support this type of fundraiser. Please send along your suggestions!!!

While You Weren’t Looking Board Game Championship Outline:
Limited to first 100 competitors, space to hold 150-200

Games for Boardgame Championship:
Connect Four (best of 3)
Checkers (1 game)
Speed Chess (1 Game)
Card Speed (1 game)

Top 16 go for final round
Top 4 go for shopping cart race finale

Other Events/Fundraising possibilities:
Classic video game high-score championship on big screen. (entry fee $1/per game).
Segway Rides ($10 for 5 minute ride?)
Shopping Cart Time Trials on Course ($5)
Audition for a role in the movie booth
Presentation with donation ask. Talk about the project, show teaser, go as far as assigning table captains???
Corporate matching booth with information on how to match your donation.

Rough Schedule of Events:

6:00 Doors Open, Game Warm Up

7:00 Main Presentation, talk about the film, introduce crew/cast, show Teaser, send around donation envelopes to everybody, give information on the board game championships, begin the games.

7:30-10pm Events and Board Game Championships.

10:00 Round of final 16

10:30 Final Shopping Cart Race

12:00 Close venue

Needed Donations:
Beer (4kegs?)
Wine (50 bottles?, 25 red, 25 white)
Deluxe versions of games for top 16
Top 4 get special prize
Board Game King Top Prize
Video Game Hi-Score Prize
Segway (Segway of Seattle?)
Volunteer support for event:
Tournament coordinator
Beer wine servers (2)
Additional help (5)