Corporate Challenge Events

Stars and Stripe Divisions

Due to the number of companies competing in 2018, we will split the teams into 2 divisions, Stars (large companies) and Stripes (smaller companies).  

View Schedule of Events

Stars Division

Brookdale Westlake Village Energizer 

City of Westlake 


Q-Lab Corporation 

UH/St. John Medical Center 

United Consumer Financial Services 

Western Enterprises

Stripes Division

Biltmore Asset Management 

ECHO Health, Inc.


Partnership LLC 

Sea Land Chemical

The Spy Glass Group, LLC

Transponder Island

Westlak corporate challenge logo

Early Events

Teams can begin participating in the following events as soon as they are registered. See the Event Schedule for dates of judging or totaling of points earned. 

Blood Drive - Stars Division

Rally your team to pay it forward by donating blood at any local donation site!   Or host a blood drive event of your own!  Earn points and help local blood banks all at the same time. You can donate anytime during 2018.  All donor sheets must be turned in by Monday, July 30 at 5 p.m.

Teams can donate blood anywhere (Red Cross; Blood Bank, Life Share; etc) and earn points while helping those in need. 

By donating a pint of blood from now until July 27, your team will receive ten (10) points, up to the maximum of 100. 

Bring or e-mail your signed and dated verification form from the location to the Recreation Center by Monday, July 30 at 5 p.m. 


NOTE: There will be a blood drive at the Westlake Recreation Center on Thursday, July 19 from 1-7 p.m.

School supplies backpack

Food Drive-Stripes Division

Each item donated from the list is worth ½ point. For example, 100 items equals 50 points. Every $1.00 donated is worth 1 point.

Maximum points: 100

Donations (Download Food Drive flyer):

  • Canned Fruit
  • Canned Vegetables—green beans, carrots, corn
  • Spaghetti Sauce, Peanut Butter, Jelly
  • Snack items—cookies, chips, crackers
  • Paper Towels
  • Single Roll Toilet Paper
  • Cleaning Supplies—spray cleaners, laundry detergent & dish soap

NOTE: We respectfully request that all donations of non-perishable food items be dropped off in boxes. Also, we cannot distribute expired food. Your help in marking the date (MM/DD/YYYY) would be so appreciated and very helpful for stocking the food pantry. 

Drop Off Locations:

Westlake Recreation Center (28955 Hilliard Blvd.) on Monday, July 23 - Friday, July 27, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Westlake Senior and Community Services Center (29694 Center Ridge Rd.)

   Tuesday, July 24, 3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

   Wednesday, July 25, 8 a.m. - 10 a.m.

Fill the Backpack-Stripes Division

Collect your 100 points for this event by supplying ten (10) backpacks stuffed with ten (10) items from the list below.

Deadline: Drop off at the Recreation Center no later than Friday, July 27 by noon.

  • 3" binders with slot on the front
  • Erasers
  • Index cards
  • Dry erase markers
  • Scissors
  • Notebooks
  • Pencils
  • Markers
  • PurellTM/hand sanitizer
  • Highlighters
  • Planners
  • 1" binders
  • Notebook paper (wide ruled)
  • Sticky notes (all sizes)
  • Glue sticks
  • Folders
  • Pens
  • Crayons
  • Kleenex
  • Supply boxes/bags
  • Backpacks

Spirit Banner

Each team will design an 84" x 27" banner (supplied by us) centered on your company and this year’s theme:
Ohana--Where it all Begins!” 


The banner will be judged on:

  • Creativity with the diverse use of colors.
  • Incorporate the Challenge's theme.
  • Incorporate your companies name and products or services in the banner.
  • All banners must be handmade.

Main Competition July 31 - August 9

 View full Schedule of Events for location, date and time for each division. Please keep in mind the following differences:

The Stars Division:

  • Recreation Center on Tuesday, July 31
  • Meadowood Golf Course on Wednesday, August 1 

The Stripes Division:

  • Meadowood Golf Course on Tuesday, July 31
  • Recreation Center on Wednesday, August 1

Tuesday, July 31/Wednesday, Aug. 1

5+K Team Relay Race (5 p.m.)

Each team will have 3 members (at least one female) run one (1) lap around the trail. (approx. 1 mile)

Sand Volleyball (5:30 p.m.)

A double elimination six person co-ed tournament (minimum 3 female).


Pickle Ball (6:30 p.m.)

A double elimination, four person co-ed tournament.  This new event combines a bit of table tennis along with regular tennis. Games are played to twenty five (25) points.

Lawn Bowling/Bocce (6 p.m.)

A double elimination, four person co-ed tournament.  Games are played to fifteen (15) points.  The general rules of bocce will be used. 

Open/Foot/Night Golf (5:30 p.m.)

Golf will be played at Meadowood Golf Course 29800 Center Ridge Road. Starting times will begin approximately 5:30.  Specific tee times will follow.  There will be three (3) separate divisions.

  • Open (2 players of your choice)
  • Co-Ed Foot Golf  (1 male/1 female)
  • Co-ed Night Golf (1 male/1 female)=

Open rules are as follows:

  • 9 holes on the Yellow Course
  • Each player plays their own shot.
  • Your total for both players will be your final score.
  • In the event of a tie for 1st place, one player from each team will be partnered in a playoff

Co-ed foot golf rules are as follows:

  • >6 holes of play
  • Each player will kick their own ball.
  • Soccer balls will be provided by the Recreation Department.
  • Your total for both players will be your final score.
  • In the event of a tie for first place, one player from each team will be partnered in a playoff.

Co-ed night golf rules are as follows:

  • 6 holes of play, scramble format.
  • You can only use three (3) clubs,
  • A wood, (driver, 3 wood or 5 wood) a seven (7) iron and putter
  • Glow in the dark golf balls will be provided by the Recreation Department
  • You will have 1 score as your final team score.
  • You must use at least two (2) tee shots from both team members.
  • In the event of a tie for first place, one player from each team will be partnered in a playoff.


Thursday, August 2

Bowling (5 p.m.)

Teams may enter one coed team of four (4). Each team will bowl two (2) complete games. Each person’s best score between game 1 and game 2 will count for your team.The top score of all four bowlers will be added for your team’s final score.

"Eight Ball" Pool

This tournament is double elimination with a co-ed team of two (2)

Kids Fun Day (6 p.m.)  

@ Market Square in Crocker Park

Children ages of 5 - 14 will participate in a variety of fun and sometimes silly competitions such as Tic Toe Relay, Stacker, Pizza Pizza and more.  Deadline to register is Thursday July 26   

Kids Fun Day Registration Form

Scavenger Hunt (7:15 p.m.)

The scavenger hunt will not only test your teamwork skills but will challenge your fitness, intellect, and of course your nerves. The details are top secret and under tight security so no team has an advantage. What we can tell you is that you will need to work as a team to win and anything is possible. Registration is at 6:30 and event starts at 7:15 SHARP!



  • Co-ed team of four (4).
  • You will need to work together as a team to make it through this event. You will have to navigate around Crocker Park to specific locations, complete challenges, solve riddles and take photos at the locations.
  • Events will be on foot, there are no vehicles allowed.
  • Your team needs to stay together, you cannot break apart.
  • You will have one (1) hour to complete the event.  For every minute you come in after 60, you will be deducted one (1) correct answer.
  • How quickly you finish (with all 8 correct answers) will determine your place in the challenge.  Example:
  • Team #1--49 minutes--7-correct---4th place
  • Team #2--58 minutes--8 correct--2nd place
  • Team #3--56 minutes--8 correct--1st place
  • Team #4--52 minutes-7 correct--5th place
  • Team #5-60 minutes-8 correct--3rd place
  • Team #6-60 minutes--7 correct--6th place
  • Team #7-49 minutes-6 correct--7th place
  • Team #8--65 minutes--8 correct--(-5 penalty)=3 correct-8th place
CC Team BAM Bowling

Tuesday, August 7 @ Q-Lab Corporation

Cupcake Baking Contest (5 p.m.)

Bake a minimum of six (6) cupcakes. The theme for this year’s event is: Ohana—Where it All Begins!”

NOTE: Your display must fit on a 29" round table


Volunteer judges will vote on several categories for you cupcakes:

  1. Presentation
  2. Originality
  3. Taste

Here is an example of the scoring:




Total—22, divided by  3                

Final Score  7.33

Texas Hold 'em (5:30 p.m.)

Teams consist of one (1) player.  Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your game time to check in.  The game will be No Limit Texas Hold ’em.

Each player will start with $10,000 in tournament chips.

  • The blinds will be raised every 15 minutes.
  • When a player loses all their chips, he/she is eliminated from the tournament.
  • As players drop out we will combine the tables down to 1.

Cornhole (5:30 p.m.)

  • Each company will enter two co-ed teams. 
  • Group “A”—August 7—5:30 @ Q-Lab
  • Group “B”—August 8—5:30 @ Westlake Recreation Center
  • Each team will be made up of one female and one male for a total of four (4) players.

  • All matches are best of 3 games. 1st & 2nd games are to 21 points with the third game being played to 15 points, if necessary. 
  • You do not have to land exactly on 21. You do not have to win by 2 points.

"Minute to Win It" (7 p.m.)

Co-ed team of four (2 male & 2 female must be used).  This will be a double elimination tournament. Event rules, timing and scoring will be given the night of the competition.

Cupcake Challenge

Wednesday, August 8

3-on-3 Basketball (5 p.m.)

This is a double elimination tournament. Co-Ed team of three (3) players per Team (1 male & 2 females or 2 males & 1 female) must be on the court at all times. Teams may have up to six (6) players on your roster.


  • The six members that play the first game of the tournament will stay the same throughout the tournament. There will be no substitution of players.
  • In the case of an injury, a substitution can replace the injured player. However, the injured player is out of the tournament and not allowed to come back in and play.
  • A fifteen (15) time minute limit will be enforced for each game played. If the game is tied after time limit, the next point scored will win the game.
  • A coin toss determines the first possession.
  • Games will be to eleven (11) points, win by two (2) with a fifteen (15) point cap. First team to fifteen (15) points wins.

  • The “take back” line is outside of the yellow volleyball lines.

Wiffle Ball Home Run Derby (7:15 p.m.)

This is a double elimination tournament.  Co-Ed team of four (4) players per team. (2 male & 2 female). Your teammate will throw you three (3) pitches.  There will be four (4) opponents in the field for defense.  There is no running of the bases.

3 on 3 basketball

Thursday, August 9

1 Mile Family Fun Walk (5:15 p.m.)

This will be a one (1) mile walk that will take place at the Recreation Center.  

  • Anyone is eligible to walk, (including pets!)  The purpose of the event is to encourage all company employees and their families to participate in the Corporate Challenge.
  • All walkers will report to the starting line, which is located behind the Recreation Center, between 4:45 and 5:00 p.m.  
  • The walking will start promptly at 5:15 p.m.
  • This is a non-competitive event.
  • For every person/pet that walks you earn five (5) points, maxing out at 100.

Westlake Corporate Challenge staff members and officials reserve the right to settle any disputes, as well as interpret, modify, and enforce all One Mile Family Fun Walk rules and regulations.

family walk

Obstacle Course Relay (6:00 p.m.)

  • Co-Ed team of four (4)
  • Non-Elimination, Timed Event


  • A team will consist of two (2) males and two (2) females.
  • Each participant must complete their station of obstacles.
  • When a participant finishes their leg, they will touch hands with the next person on the relay team.
  • The order of participation is male; female; female; male. 
  • Determination of finish will be based on final elapsed time for the members of the team.
  • The top half of the teams will compete a second time for the championship round while the bottom half of the teams will compete for the consolation round.
  • The same four (4) competitors who compete in the competition MUST compete in the other round. Competitors may switch the order if you so choose, however, it will still be male; female; female; male.

Westlake Challenge staff members and officials reserve the right to settle any disputes, as well as interpret, modify, and enforce all obstacle course rules and regulations.

Cardboard Boat Race (7:30 p.m.)

The cardboard boat team must consist of one male and one female. There will be several heats and your time will determine if you move on. In addition to the race, your boat construction is judged and scored for:

  1. Quality of construction
  2. Overall appearance
  3. Creativity of the name 

Each non-partisan judge will vote on a scale of 1-10, (10 being the best). Your boat must be in the Aquatic Center by 5 p.m. on Wednesday, August 5.


Boat Design Parameters:

Boats will be subject to a technical inspection the day of the race and must follow these guidelines. Any boat or team not following these guidelines will be disqualified.


  • All occupants of a boat must wear life vests, and must wear them properly. Life vests will be provided by the Westlake Recreation Center, unless you would like to bring your own.
  • The boats structure will consist of cardboard, packing tape and duct tape. The maximum size is 7 ft. long and 3 ft. high.
  • Rafts are not allowed.  (Swimming on a cardboard surfboard is not allowed.)
  • The boat race is a timed event with each boat being required to go down (touch the wall with either your oar, boat or arm) and back. 
  • The number of boats will determine how the championship and consolation brackets are run.
  • Boats can be propelled by oars (oars will be provided).
  • NO appendages are allowed in the water. No arms or legs may be in the water to assist with stability or propulsion.
  • The passengers of your boat may not be enclosed above the shoulders of the occupants. Both people must be visible while the boat is in the water.
  • To qualify as a finisher, both teammates must be in the boat at the end of the race. Time is called when the boat finishes the race by touching the starting end of the pool.
  • Racers must be sitting or kneeling. Lying on your back/stomach is a no-no.
  • For more help and examples of cardboard boats Google cardboard boat images!

Special Thanks 

We just want to take a moment to acknowledge those who give of their time and efforts to make these many events possible and so much fun! 

Thank you to all of the companies that have offered the use of their facilities for the competitions!

Thank you to all of our Corporate Challenge Teams and each of the Team Captains!

Thank you to the Corporate Challenge planning committee, the Recreation and Service Department staff, and many volunteers!