It’s A Knockout Roundup For 2019

Our last blog of the year is a roundup and look back at our 2019 season and the fun we had providing our It’s A knockout games up and down the UK during the past year. As you can imagine, we’ve racked up a few miles this year, touring as far north as Scotland, down to the Channel Isles and Jersey. We’ve really enjoyed our travels, meeting lots of great people, and attending a variety of different types of days, events and festivals.

One or our 2019 It's A knockout events

It’s A Knockout 2019

As the roundup continues, we must add that the charity days are as usual some of our favourites. We love it when the teams come in fancy dress, and it’s great that charities use us to help raise money and awareness for their causes. For more information please see our Charities Page.

images from our It's A knocklout's in 2019

It’s A knockout 2019

Kids love our games too. We’ve attended many schools, colleges, universities and youth camps in 2019. Our biggest was for CamJam (Cambridge Scouts Jamboree). At this day over 2,000 scouts took part in our games ! And as with all our sets of games, no one got left out. Everyone in every team took part in every game.

Images of some of our 2019 It's A knockout days

It’s A Knockout 2019

We’re now looking forward to 2020. And bookings and enquiries are coming in quicker than usual. Here are just twenty of the days we have in the diary for 2020 (in alphabetical order)…  Aylesford, Ardrossan, Bradford, Cardiff, Clacton, Deal, Glasgow, Guernsey, Glasgow, Hull, jersey, Kidderminster, Lancaster, Mansfield, Melton Mowbray, Newquay, Stevenage, Southampton, Swindon, Weymouth. More to come of course. Check out our blogs in 2020 and events pages for more details.

One of our charity days from 2019

It’s A Knockout 2019

We’ve got some great additions to our games in 2020 and we’re looking at how to make our games even more exciting, so please Contact Us if you’re planning day of entertainment where you need to keep people busy and having fun.

It’s A Knockout Teams 2019 Part 2

As our season draws to a close, we look back at some more of the teams that took part in our It’s A Knockout’s in 2019. We’ve had some great teams taking part this year. Some have turned up in fancy dress attire, some not. Although we’re always pleased to see teams all dressed up for the games, some of our funniest moments this year have been with teams that have turned up in just t-shirts ready for some fun.

It's A Knockout Teams 2019

It’s A Knockout Teams 2019

It tends to be the charity days where we get the best fancy dressed teams as they really get into the fun of the day. Usually bringing cheerleaders, supporters, mascots and designing their own fun Joker Card (which they “play” to get double-points on a game of their choice).

It's A Knockout Teams 2019

It’s A Knockout Teams 2019

Of course, teams that attend our days get some bonus extra points for coming all dressed up for the games. So whether you come in just colour coordinated t-shirts, or, get really into it as some of the teams have do so in these images, you’re set for a great day of funny and games taking part in a Knockout Challenge “It’s A Knockout”.

It's A Knockout Teams 2019

It’s A Knockout Teams 2019

If you’d like to book one of our great sets of games please Contact Us for details. Or, if you represent a small group that would like to take part in one of the public events booked with us please see our Events Page.

It's A Knockout Teams 2019

It’s A Knockout Teams 2019

It’s A Knockout Teams 2019

Fun Image blog: It’s A Knockout Teams 2019

With the 2019 season in full swing, we thought we’d share a few images of some of the teams that have taken part in our events so far this year. You’ll see from the images that some have really “gone to town” with taking part in some type of fancy dress attire. We love teams in fancy dress, it ads colour to the day, and helps us with the scoring of the games.

It's A Knockout teams 2019

Teams 2019

The images in this blog are from events we have been held at that were as far north as Scotland, and as far south as Jersey (in the Channel Islands). Teams that are in fancy dress get extra fun points added to their score, also designing, making and bringing a Joker card, team Cheerleaders and mascots gain extra points too.

It's A Knockout teams 2019

Teams 2019

If you’re taking part in one of our fun It’s A Knockout’s please use these images as inspiration for your own team fancy dress. Although just colour coordinated t-shirts are fine, why not jazz them up and ad some nick-names on the back? It give’s our commentator-compere a great opportunity to interact with you.

It's A Knockout Teams 2019

Teams 2019

Remember, that a fancy dress costume should be easy to move around in, you don’t want it restricting you on the games. Also, no full arm/face painting please as it leaves streaks on the inflatables. (A little bit of face only paint may be okay). No sharp objects please, beware pirates teams, no swords! And remember “modesty underwear” in case you costume gets ripped from all the running/diving/scrambling through the inflatables.

It's A Knockout teams 2019

Teams 2019

If you’d like to take part in one of our charity or open events please go to the Events Page on our website for details. For further reading please see…

Fancy Dress Teams 2018

Fancy Dressed It’s A Knockout Teams 2017

The Mini Knockout 2019

Our Mini Knockout 2019 is a great set of games for any small team building style event. It has six colourful games, and the fun lasts about around 2 hours. It has a great mix of games and is still loads of fun, but on a smaller scale to our Bronze Show which travels on an HGV.

The starting price for the Mini Knockout covers up to 8 teams of 8 taking part, but more can easily be added.

The Mini Knockout games arena 2019

The Mini Knockout 2019

We offer different sized sets of games because sometimes people don’t need or require a full sized It’s A Knockout games setup for an event. If you just wish for a couple of hours of activity then the Mini Knockout is ideal. Three of the games are dry, and the other three can be ran wet (or bubbly). As you can see form the top image, ideally the Mini Knockout needs about the size of three tennis courts in room.

The Mini Knockout 2019

The Mini Knockout 2019

This set of games is great for small team building days and small private events. The games are easily scale-able for adrenaline according to the type or level of teams that are taking part.

Mini Knockout 2019

Mini Knockout 2019

Please visit our Mini Knockout page of the website for more details and pictures and of course, contact us for prices.

ADDITIONS & VARIATIONS.

The Mini Knockout can also be expanded to a Mini Plus version which has 8 games (covering up to 12 teams taking part). This version is an ideal super-budget priced knockout suitable for small charity fundraising days or village shows.  Also, for team building events there is the option to add five of our Wacky School Sports Day games giving a great balance of knockout and sports day games that lasts three hours.

 

Charity Events 2019

Want to take part in one of our 2019 fundraising charity events? Come on, you know you want to !

Every year charity and community events use our games for their days with a view of enlisting public interest to enter a team into the day. Therefore, if you represent a small group (say for example 10 people) then you can take part in one of these open, public, charity fundraising events booked with us.

Whether you have a few friends, are a small work group, friends form down the pub, or just know some people who would love this, Contact Us to see if there is an event near you that you can enter a team into.

Pilgrims Hospcies Charity event Montage

Pilgrims Hospices Charity Fundraising Event

The images contained in this blog came from last years Pilgrims Hospices Charity Fundraising Event held in Ramsgate in Kent. We’re pleased to announce that they are once more using our games again this year for their charity event 2019. Why not take part in this years It’s A Knockout ?!?!

Pilgrims Hospcies Charity Fundraising Event

Pilgrims Hospices Charity Fundraising Event

If you’d like to take part in one of our charity events in 2019 please initially look at our Events Page to see if there are any near you that appeal. Then contact us and we’ll pass your details onto the relevant organiser. Even if there are no events near you, we can leave your name on file to let you know when we’re in your area for an event recruiting for teams.

Many charities use our games for their events. They are a great way to promote awareness for a cause and to raise valuable funds. Please see our Charities Page for details and suggestions about how one of our it’s A knockout’s can help your cause. We free of charge promote your day on Facebook and Twitter and can mention and even blog about it on our websites.

Friends of SCBU & Jersey Children’s Charity Fundraising Event 2019

Friends of SCBU event banner

It’s A Knockout Challenge 2019

We are pleased to announce that we will be visiting Jersey in the Channels islands in 2019 for the Friends of SCBU & Jersey Children’s Charity Fundraising Event 2019. This great charity fund raising weekend is being held on Saturday 29th June & Sunday 30th June 2019. The venue being the Royal Jersey Showground, Trinity, Jersey.  The day opens at 10.00 am each day with the games starting at 11am.

The event promises to be an absolute blast full of fun, water, foam and lots of laughs, and all for a wonderful cause – the precious babies and children in the Special Care Baby Unit and Robin Ward at the Jersey General Hospital.

Friends of SCBU Charity Event 2019

Friends of SCBU Charity Event 2019

This will be the forth year that we have visited Jersey for the charity and it has always been a great success. There will lots to do on the day including children’s bouncy castles, sideshow, entertainment and food vendors. So even if you’re not in a team, or a supporter of one of the teams they will still be plenty to do, come along and enjoy the atmosphere and the day !

Friends of SCBU Charity Event 2019

Friends of SCBU Charity Event 2019

If you’d like more details about entering a team you can either Contact Us or go directly to the charities information page. We’re expecting 36 teams to be taking part each day.

Jersey Post article 2018

Jersey Post article 2018

As you can see above everyone had a great day and it was also captured by ITV cameras covering local news. So, some along and you might be on the telly!

If you’re not on Jersey, but want to join in the fun and take part in one of our charity It’s A Knockout’s please see our Events Page to see other similar events where the public are invited to enter teams.

The Kings Banquet Game

The Kings Banquet Game

For a bit of visual fun and enjoyment, watch a video of our Kings Banquet It’s A Knockout game from our Silver Show. The team in relay collect the pieces of Kings Banquet Cake for his birthday and reassemble (Velcro together) it at the end of our Maze Inflatable obstacle. It’s a great fun game, bashing and weaving back and forth through the course collecting the pieces.

There is a lucky twist at the end where we ask two of the team members to lift the completed cake aloft and deliver it back down and over the Maze Inflatable to finish the game. However, this isn’t as easy as it seems as you’ll see at the end of the video.

We like this game as it’s not set that the fastest or fittest team will win when the end-twist of delivering the cake a-loft is played out.

The Kings Banquet is just one of the eight games on a standard Silver Show Knockout. Click here to visit the page dedicated to this set of games. Plus also see our Silver Show blog article from 2018 for more pictures and info.

Remember to Contact Us for more information or if you have any questions.

Please visit our YouTube channel for more of our great It’s A Knockout videos.

A fancy dressed team at a hospice charity day

Santa Run Obstacles 2018

Our It’s A Knockout inflatables don’t get a rest in the winter months (oh no!), they can also be used by charity’s as an exciting addition to their Charity Santa Run Events for Christmas 2018.  We’d prefer the Santa Run Obstacles laid out in a concurrent straight line course as this helps us with our marshalling them for safety purposes.  We can offer inflatable courses from just a 150 feet long to massive 300 feet long.

santa's running through inflatable obstacles

Santa Run Obstacles 2018

Colourful Inflatable Obstacles.

They add a great colourful and visual element to add to a Christmas charity fundraising Santa Run event. The Santa’s will enjoy running along, and bashing down, and climbing through the bouncy inflatables part of there charity run experience. We supply our own power generators, just give us a nice long grass area to lay the inflatables out on and we’ll do the rest.

Santa's running down the inflatables

Santa Run Obstacles 2018

We can also supply a PA sound system for the day to help you with the Santa Warm Up routine and for any event introductions, announcements and presentations.

To get an idea of the inflatables that we use for the courses, please see our Packages Page.

Contact Us.

Please Contact Us and we’ll talk you through how it all works.

Indoor Events 2018

An “It’s A Knockout” isn’t just for the warmer summer months. We can also run the games for indoor events in the colder (or off season) months as well.

We still use usual mix of inflatables and dressing up games, the only noticeable difference being that in most cases (but not all) we can’t offer the water or bubble games of outdoor days.

Indoor Events.

This means that you can use one of our It’s A Knockout games packages for an indoor charity event, team building activity day or Christmas party, come rain or shine or coldness during those colder months.

Indoor Events 2018

Indoor Events 2018

Venues.

Surprisingly, there are a variety of venues that are suitable for such days. Be it indoor sports venues, sports halls, leisure centres or even barns/warehouses! Some have even given us permission to use limited amounts of water meaning that we can still run our popular bubble-type games which everybody loves.

Indoor Events 2018

Indoor Events 2018

We are used to running our It’s A knockout games format on hard standing surfaces and in indoor venues so we have extra safety matting we can bring along to make sure any trips or falls have as less of an impact as possible.

An indoor knockout games can be used for small charity events, schools, colleges, universities, team building and employee reward days, Autumn/Winter parties and yes, Christmas Parties.

Indoor Events 2018

Indoor Events 2018

More Info?

Please Contact Us if you need any help sourcing a venue for an indoor event, or if you need further details, PDF games lists or just have some questions about an indoor It’s A Knockout day. The games we use though for indoor events tend to be versions of our Mini Knockout or Bronze Show because of the size restraints and height of venues.

Please also see last years Blog It’s A Christmas Knockout Party 2017