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Many companies and schools have some kind of character, logo or icon that they use to represent their brand. And transforming that logo or cartoon into a life-size mascot costume is a great way to propel brand awareness to the next level and give your marketing efforts a real boost. For real results though, you […]

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Many companies and schools have some kind of character, logo or icon that they use to represent their brand. And transforming that logo or cartoon into a life-size mascot costume is a great way to propel brand awareness to the next level and give your marketing efforts a real boost. For real results though, you […]

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Here’s What You Need to Know About Buying a Mascot Head Mascot heads come in many shapes and sizes, and just as many different materials and levels of quality. The type of mascot you ultimately purchase will depend on a number of factors – budget, type of character required, safety, comfort and performer experience. As […]

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6 Things Every Mascot Handler Should Know.

The 6 Key Duties of a Mascot Handler. Call them by any name – handler, buddy, escort, companion, cohort – this is the person assigned to make sure every mascot appearance goes smoothly, both for the performer and the public. The role of mascot handler is highly under-valued and often seen as unnecessary, but we […]

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We receive lots of enquiries from clients who currently have a mascot costume and are trying to decide whether to keep it or replace it with a new one. Maybe they’ve just pulled it out of storage after a long period of time and it needs some tlc, or perhaps it’s been damaged in some […]

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Mascot Cooling Vests – It's Your Choice

The single most common factor you are likely to encounter with any mascot costume – custom, off-the-shelf, animal, humanoid or object –is that you will get hot after wearing the costume for a period of time. Whether you are a seasoned sports mascot or a company volunteer may determine how long it takes before you […]

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How to Come Up With a Mascot Name

One of the most common questions you’ll hear at an event where you’re mascot is there, representing your team or company, is ‘what’s his/her name?’ That’s because people instantly connect to a mascot character and just as with any other friend or acquaintance, they want to know what to call it. If you’ve made a […]

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How to Build a Survival Kit for Mascot Shows

Whether you’re on stage or on the field, here are our top 10 picks for ‘must have’ items in your survival kit when doing any kind of mascot shows, until you can get a proper repair done. In no particular order: Lint Roller Pick up all kinds of unwanted fuzz and dust with a sticky […]

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Tips for Making a Mascot Costume Comfortable

While it’s true that being inside a mascot costume can often require you to invoke your best ‘zen’ self, there are several things you can do to make the experience more comfortable and enjoyable. Whether you’re a volunteer performer or a seasoned pro, these tips will help you to be a more happy mascot! Design […]

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Questions You Should Ask Before You Design a Mascot

Mascots come in all shapes and sizes. Often, it is not only the character that dictates what the final mascot design will be. If you are considering the creation of a new mascot for your school or organization, then here are a few questions you should ask yourself while you’re in the design phase. There […]

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