A summer competition among corporate workers is coming to the Quad-Cities in 2021.
Visit the Quad Cities, Davenport parks and recreation department and the Iowa Sports Foundation on Tuesday to announce that the inaugural Quad-Cities Corporate Games will be held June 1 to July 31, 2021. Companies pay a fee to participate, so individual employees are not charged, and registration is open. December 1st.
This is the third event in all of Iowa, as Des Moines Corporate Games has grown to include more than 70 companies and nearly 15,000 participants after starting in 2016. Corridor Corporate Games, which started in 2019, has grown to more than 30 companies and more. of 4,000 attendees in the Cedar Rapids and Iowa City areas.
The 2021 game will have events and competitions across the Quad-Cities and on both sides of the Mississippi River, organizers said Tuesday.
Matt Beatty, chief operating officer at the Iowa Sports Foundation, said that the game will have a mix of live activities such as a competitive event, such as dodgeball or kickball, along with other events, such as a virtual scavenger hunt or a fitness walk.
“We have medals that are awarded to our top participants in competitive events, and we have events that are only good for the community, like blood donation,” Beatty said.