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Contents
What is the Dubai Corporate Decathlon? ..................................................................................................... 2
Who can join the Dubai Corporate Decathlon? ............................................................................................ 2
Why do companies enter the Dubai Corporate Decathlon? ........................................................................ 2
Who organises the Dubai Corporate Decathlon? ......................................................................................... 2
Can my company participate? ...................................................................................................................... 3
How can I convince my boss/colleagues to enter a team?........................................................................... 3
What is the format of the Sport Tournament Day? ...................................................................................... 3
Participation .................................................................................................................................................. 3
   How do I subscribe to the Dubai Corporate Decathlon? .......................................................................... 3
   Can I temporarily hold a spot for my company to participate and decide later?..................................... 3
   How much does it cost? ............................................................................................................................ 3
   Can I participate with just 1 team? ........................................................................................................... 4
   Do I have to be an all-round athlete to join the Dubai Corporate Decathlon? ........................................ 4
   How do I prepare for the event? .............................................................................................................. 4
   What about food & drinks? ...................................................................................................................... 4
   Can I bring supporters? ............................................................................................................................. 4
   What happens if it rains? .......................................................................................................................... 4
   Why should I come to the Corporate Sports Award Ball? ........................................................................ 4
Sports Tournaments Numbers and Costs ..................................................................................................... 5
How can I contact the Dubai Corporate Decathlon? .................................................................................... 5
What is the Dubai Corporate Decathlon Twitter? ........................................................................................ 6
What is the Dubai Corporate Decathlons Facebook URL?............................................................................ 6




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What is the Dubai Corporate Decathlon?
The Dubai Corporate Decathlon is a 10 month intercompany corporate sports event, that encapsulates;

       10 tournament days
       Optional training sessions
       Healthy competition
       A great way to stay fit
       Teambuilding
       A great way to meet and build relationships with members of your company
       Networking opportunities with other companies in your field of work
       A means to participate in corporate social responsibility
       A means to participate in the Dubai community
       Access to one-on-one trained nutritionists
       Member discounts at a wide range of local health and fitness outlets.


The Dubai Corporate Decathlon is the newest concept sporting event to arrive in Dubai offering the opportunity
for you and your employees to compete in sporting events against other companies in Dubai for the chance to win
the Dubai Corporate Decathlon Cup.

Teams compete in 10 sporting events over 10 months to gain Decathlon Points. The sports offered are Basketball,
Beach Volleyball, Bowling, Cricket, Football, Golf, Running, Tennis, Tribal Beach Games & Touch Rugby.

Teams are to compete in a variety of sports that combine leadership, motivation and communication while
promoting a fun new way to network with your colleagues and competitors as well as improving fitness and health
in the workplace.

Who can join the Dubai Corporate Decathlon?
The event is organized for companies, no matter their size. The minimum number of participants in a team is 4-6
persons (dependent on the sport, please see Sports Tournaments: Numbers and Costs)

Companies can participate with 1-3 teams per sport. The Dubai Corporate Decathlon offers a fun new way to
network with colleagues and your competitors.



Why do companies enter the Dubai Corporate Decathlon?
       Motivate employees to retain and attract talent
       Improve teamwork to increase productivity and effectiveness
       Enhance your network and grow your business
       Strengthen your corporate identity to differentiate from your competitors.

Who organises the Dubai Corporate Decathlon?
Eventivity is the host company of the Dubai Corporate Decathlon; they are one of the most innovative corporate




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event management specialists in the UAE. Eventivity has an extensive portfolio providing intensive team training
and development, fun team-building, corporate hospitality packages and their signature event; The Dubai
Corporate Decathlon. Eventivity’s goal is to provide services tailored to individual company values.

Can my company participate?
The Dubai Corporate Decathlon is open to all companies who want to join. You can enter 1, 2 or 3 teams per
sporting event, but you must meet the minimum number of players per sport event;4-6. (Dependent on the sport,
please see Sports Tournaments: Numbers and Costs)

How can I convince my boss/colleagues to enter a team?
Call or email the Dubai Corporate Decathlon team to arrange a meeting at your office. We can show you a
presentation listing all the benefits and what is included in subscription. You can meet our sports and nutrition
coaches as well.

What is the format of the Sport Tournament Day?
Registration sessions will come first at each event. There will be warm up session. Play will start. Semi-finals and
then finals will take place. Award Ceremony will finish the day. We aim to run each Sport Tournament day within
5 hours. Each Tournament varies slightly. Entertainment, food & beverages will also be provided.



Participation

How do I subscribe to the Dubai Corporate Decathlon?
If you would like to subscribe to the Dubai Corporate Decathlon, send an e-mail to info@eventivity.ae or fill in our
entry form available online www.eventivity.ae You can also request a meeting so we can come meet your team.

Once your company is subscribed you will receive a welcome pack containing all necessary information that you
need to prepare for the event.

Can I temporarily hold a spot for my company to participate and decide later?
It is possible to tentatively reserve a spot for your company’s participations for up to 2 weeks. This is to ensure that
those wishing to subscribe do not lose out on a potential spot whilst awaiting a presentation from the Dubai
Corporate Decathlon team.

How much does it cost?
This is an amazing investment into your employee’s health and wellbeing. Allowing your employees the
opportunity to compete in 10 sporting events over 10 months. As well as exclusive access to our membership
rates at sports clubs, gyms and healthy eating outlets across Dubai.

        1 Team: 40,000 AED (ENTRY INTO 10 SPORTS, 4 SOCIAL EVENTS OVER 10 MONTHS)
        2 Teams: 75,000 AED (ENTRY INTO 10 SPORTS, 4 SOCIAL EVENTS OVER 10 MONTHS)
        3 Teams: 100,000 AED (ENTRY INTO 10 SPORTS, 4 SOCIAL EVENTS OVER 10 MONTHS)




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       Entering 1 team per sport work out @ 689 AED per person
       Entering 2 teams per sport works out @ 646 AED per person
       Entering 3 teams per sport works out @ 474 AED per person
(For a more extensive view see Sports Tournaments: Numbers and costs)

Can I participate with just 1 team?
Of course you can! As long as you meet the minimum number of players per sport of 4-6. (Dependent on the
sport, please see Sports Tournaments: Numbers and Costs) Players can compete in more than 1 sport.

        1 Team: Min of 6 players – Max of 58 players
        2 Teams: Min of 12 players – Max of 161 players
        3 Teams: Min of 18 players – Max of 147 players

Do I have to be an all-round athlete to join the Dubai Corporate Decathlon?
The Dubai Corporate Decathlon is designed for adults of all fitness levels not just the sporting elite. Decathlon
Challenge Events are run in association with local sports clubs and instructors who can provide training sessions for
competitors.

How do I prepare for the event?
Once your team is registered you will receive a welcome pack containing all necessary information that you need
to prepare for the event. You can use our network of discounted rates with our fitness partners to start training
prior to Sport Tournament days.

What about food & drinks?
We will have various options at each of the sporting events where you can purchase food and drinks. You are most
welcome to also bring your own.

Can I bring supporters?
Feel free to bring supporters, colleagues, friends and family.

What happens if it rains?
The events will run from September-June to take in to account the outdoor hot weather. If it rains we will try our
best to carry on with the event and if this is not possible we will move it to the following week. (same time and
location)

Why should I come to the Corporate Sports Award Ball?
The Corporate Sports Award Ball will be held annually at the end of the Decathlon to celebrate the year of team
building and to honour the winning team with the Dubai Decathlon Cup. This event is a celebration for all; Team
Captains, Team Coaches, Team Managers and Team Supporters, competitors, colleagues and families.

Guest will enjoy a cocktail reception on arrival, followed by dinner and evening entertainment. The celebration
evening will include;

Dubai Corporate Decathlon Cup presentation to the winning team.
Players Award to recognize key members of your teams.




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Team Captain Award.
Fundraising support announced for local charity.



Sports Tournaments Numbers and Costs

Sport Tournament        No of             No of teams per   No of teams per   No of teams per
                        competitors       company           company           company
                        per team


Basketball              6                 1                 2                 3

Tennis                  4                 1                 2                 3

Touch Rugby             6                 1                 2                 3

Cricket                 6                 1                 2                 3

Running                 5                 1                 2                 3

Football                5                 1                 2                 3

Golf                    4                 1                 2                 3

Beach Volleyball        6                 1                 2                 3

Beach Tribal            6                 1                 2                 3
Games

Bowling                 5                 1                 2                 3

                        Entry cost        40,000            75,000            100,000
                        per company
                        (AED)




How can I contact the Dubai Corporate Decathlon?

You can call the Dubai Corporate Decathlon team




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Office: +971 4 582192
Mobile: +971 5971 2019

You can email the Dubai Corporate Decathlon team

info@eventivity.ae
Catherine.hawkins@eventivity.ae


What is the Dubai Corporate Decathlon Twitter?
@eventivitydubai

What is the Dubai Corporate Decathlons Facebook URL?
Dubai Corporate Decathlon Facebook




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