Custom Sportswear for Teams, Special Events, and Gifts

Custom Sportswear for Teams, Special Events, and Gifts
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Custom Sportswear for Teams, Special Events, and Gifts

By Pete Apo

Let’s face it: sportswear has become everyday wear for children and adults. From soft, roomy hoodies to performance tees, snuggly sweats, golf shirts, and trendy joggers, sportswear is no longer relegated to sweat-inducing activities. On the contrary, it is perfect for working from home, cheering on your favorite team, running errands, hitting the gym, or lounging on the couch. Since sporty apparel is such a universal crowd-pleaser, it only makes sense to customize it for your favorite team, work outing, life celebration, group travel, or to give as a gift. 

Custom Sportswear is a Party Favor People Will Use Long After the Event

While a custom flask or tiara may be a fun party favor for a bachelor or bachelorette party, or custom medals might be fun to award golf tournament participants, a custom hoodie is likely something your attendees, team participants, or friends and family will love to wear months or years after the event has passed. Hoodies printed or embroidered with a funny slogan, special date, or team name will undoubtedly be worn long after the event, making them a useful gift.  

Custom Apparel for Official Teams

Turn on the television on any given day, and you’ll see custom sportswear virtually everywhere you look. From the Little League World Series to beach volleyball and the NFL, custom team wear is a tradition dating back hundreds of years. Though early photographs of college teams in the U.S. show teams merely wearing similar colors of sports clothing, today, sportswear includes intricate designs, logos, numbers, and more on a huge variety of items, including:

  • Ball caps
  • Golf shirts
  • Baseball shirts
  • Basketball shorts
  • Sweatpants and joggers
  • Warm up jerseys
  • Gloves
  • Gym bags and water bottles. 

Custom Activewear Can Unite Your Unofficial Team

Schools may insist on specific sports jerseys for their players. But friends who get together to play sports such as pickleball, softball, or golf can also create a sense of teamwork with custom activewear.  Likewise, groups who regularly get together for CrossFit, walking, skiing, hiking, climbing, and other outdoor activities can signify their teamwork with custom sportswear, including beanies, scarves, gloves, shorts, fleeces, and more that helps team members to easily identify one another. 

Comfortable Apparel for Group Travel

Taking a field trip with your child’s class can be much more manageable if the students are easy to keep an eye on. As a bonus, sports apparel fits all sizes, so students do not need to feel insecure about form-fitting or tight clothing. Likewise, families who travel together will find that custom active wear makes it easy to spot fellow travelers and wonderfully comfortable for long bus rides, plane rides, and waiting in airports. 

Get a Quote for Your Custom Apparel at Impact Northwest

At Impact Northwest, we customize all types of sports and leisure wear.  Whether you’re looking for a cozy fleece for your running group’s winter season, pullover or zip-up hoodies for holiday travel, or gifts for your incredible employees, Impact Northwest has a huge selection of styles, colors, sizes, and customization methods, including screen printing, heat press, embroidery, and dye sublimation.  To request a quote, send us a message today!

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Pete Apo

Owner of Impact Northwest

Pete Apo is the owner of Impact Northwest located outside Eugene, Oregon in Creswell.  He has over 17+ years experience in the garment and promotional item printing industry and is founder of the clothing and product line The Rusty Hawaiian. Impact Northwest is a provider of custom screen print, embroidery, dye sublimation and promotional items to Lane County and the surrounding communities.

Pete@Impact-NW.com

Make Your Crew Cohesive with Custom Team Shirts

Make Your Crew Cohesive with Custom Team Shirts
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Make Your Crew Cohesive with Custom Team Shirts

By Pete Apo

Professional sports teams, including baseball teams, astutely recognized the many benefits of having matching uniforms as early as 1849. Basketball teams followed suit in the early 1900s. So what drove teams to begin dressing alike? And what benefits do custom shirts offer today? Read on to learn how and why team shirts are a great way to promote cohesion among your crew.

Team Shirts Show Unity

Team shirts signify unity. Competitors, spectators, and passersby will immediately recognize that you’re a unified crew. On an individual level, wearing a uniform that matches your teammates or colleagues creates a sense of belonging. Even if you’re not particularly close with other team members, matching gear will reinforce your position as a valuable member of a crew.

Helps Identify Teammates

Matching shirts also make it easy to find your teammates on the athletic field or your colleagues at an event. Being able to recognize those on your team immediately helps you to compete at a higher level. For spectators, uniforms are, more often than not, essential. Identical shirts are particularly crucial in sports such as basketball, football, and soccer, where players from opposing teams intermingle.

Families who opt for custom screen printed shirts to wear during travels can also use matching shirts to locate one another quickly.

Encourages Teamwork

When your crew wears a special uniform, it reminds them of the importance of teamwork. In today’s increasingly isolated world, matching shirts for your crew can be a fantastic way to remind individuals that sometimes it takes a whole team to accomplish goals.

Promotes Equality

Identical shirts help promote equality. From little league teams to the MLB, each player wearing the shirt presents to the outside world as a valuable member. In this way, team shirts can help boost self-esteem for athletes of all ages who may not get as much time in the game or may not get to play the coveted position.

Provides a Useful Keepsake

Custom shirts also serve as a practical keepsake that may stir up beautiful memories whenever you wear them. For example, shirts printed for bachelorette parties may evoke outrageous memories of a wild weekend. Shirts made for family reunions remind you that you belong every time you wear them.

Don't Forget Team Shirts for Work Crews

Work teams can also benefit from custom shirts. Whether you have a crew who will be participating in a local golf tournament, a run or walk for charity, or you’ve decided to help clean up a park, beach, or neighborhood, team shirts are a terrific way to unify work crews. Shirts customized with your business name or logo also give your business a PR boost. After all, residents of a community benefitting from your team helping will know which company is on the ground making the community a better place.

Order Custom Shirts, Uniforms, and Accessories in Minutes

If you’re planning a trip, a party commemorating a milestone, or a sports competition, be sure all players and attendees feel like they belong. Impact Northwest provides custom embroidered, screen pressed, or heat pressed shirts for teams of all sizes. Designing your team shirts takes just minutes. Get started now or contact us for more information.

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Pete Apo Owner Impact Northwest Picture
Pete Apo

Owner of Impact Northwest

Pete Apo is the owner of Impact Northwest located outside Eugene, Oregon in Creswell.  He has over 17+ years experience in the garment and promotional item printing industry and is founder of the clothing and product line The Rusty Hawaiian. Impact Northwest is a provider of custom screen print, embroidery, dye sublimation and promotional items to Lane County and the surrounding communities.

Pete@Impact-NW.com