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Tips for Choosing the Best Mascot Performer

So you’ve just unpacked your brand new mascot costume – now what? Your next important step is choosing the best mascot performer to meet the needs of your organization. Recruiting the right performer can be challenging; they have ‘big’ shoes to fill to effectively represent your school, team or company. Donning a mascot costume can […]

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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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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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Where To Find Mascot Jobs

Whether you’re in a big city or small town, there are plenty of opportunities available for different mascot jobs, if you know where to look. Here are some tips to help you start your search. Local Schools Many schools at all levels have a mascot costume. While the school might have volunteer students or staff […]

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There are different mascots created for all kinds of reasons. Whether you are a company, sports team or school, your mascot character may be called upon to appear on different occasions and with very different audiences. The following tips will help you decide how to best characterize your mascot, depending on the situation. Parades and […]

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How to Start Your Career as a Professional Mascot

If you’re an aspiring mascot performer looking to go pro, it can be tough to figure out how to break into the business. But, with the proper training, networking and hard work, you can find a fun and rewarding career as a professional mascot. In this blog post, we’ll take a look at how you […]

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First Time Mascot Performer Tips

If you’ve recently landed your first gig as a mascot performer, congratulations! However, you may not be sure what your next steps are to ensure your performance is a great success. Putting on a mascot suit and interacting with a crowd can be a very fun and rewarding experience for all, but it pays to […]

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While mascots are typically designed to be approachable and fun characters, they can sometimes be a little intimidating or scary for small children. Keep in mind that children of different ages will have varying reactions to your mascot performance – some will be shy, while others will be energetic and eager to participate. In any […]

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Tips for Communicating With Your Mascot Handler

One of the most important elements of a great mascot performance lies in your ability to communicate without actually speaking. In order to maintain the illusion that comes with portraying your unique character, you must never speak – and that includes all communication you have with your mascot handler! There are also several practical reasons […]

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Mascot Training Tips to Plan Your Performance

A talented mascot performer builds excitement into any event. But even people who are the most natural performers take advantage of training and careful planning to hone their craft. Here’s a look at some of the most important planning tips and tricks to consider in order to make your performances stand out. Improve Communication With […]

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