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

pirate fancy dress team

Some Fancy Dress Costume Ideas for Its A Knockout Teams

Some fancy dress costume ideas for Its A Knockout teams for 2017 !

One thing that really adds some colour and fun to our It’s A Knockout’s is for the teams to fancy dress themselves for the occasion. As teams arrive for our days if the Knockout staff see a crowd of Pirates or Minions approaching we know we’re in for a fun days games. We introduced the fancy dress teams idea about 20 years ago and it does a couple of bonus things for the day.

fancy dressed teams

Some fancy dressed teams

First, it helps us with the scoring. “Pirates in lane one please, Minions in lane two and Brave Hearts in lane three” Another, is that it starts to hype the teams up before the day by making them get together and discuss and make costumes. We say “make”, but eBay tends to be the option for many teams looking for the quick fix or a trip to Primark for Onesie’s!

One thing to remember is no pins and sharp bits. So Pirates, you won’t be able to keep those swords on whilst doing the games, and the same goes for name tag pins or safety pins.

fancy dressed teams

More fancy dress teams

Here’s a list of the most common fancy dressed ideas. 118-118’s (above), Super Heroes, Pirates, Clowns, 80’s/Retro (get the dayglow tops out), Cops & Robbers, Nurses & Doctors (above), Baywatch (above), Where’s Wally..

Just remember, that you need to be able to take part in the games freely. It might tear clambering across the inflatables. And, it will get wet. As a team last year found out when they dressed as babies, complete with adult nappies, which then filled with water!

fancy dress teams

Fancy dress It’s A Knockout teams

One, extra thing. We do give extra It’s A Knockout points to the teams if they come in fancy dress. If you are attending a charity fundraising It’s A Knockout in 2017 ( maybe go to our Events Page ) get together and start brain storming now. For organisers, you can even suggest themes. Countries (Mad Mexican’s, Funny French, Jammy Jamaican’s) or Films (Gladiators, Keystone Cops, Marvel).

No doubt, we’ll add another post later this year with more fancy dress ideas from this years events.