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6 Tips on What You Shouldn’t do as a Mascot Performer

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 30, 2018 11:00:00 AM / by Angie Maxine posted in Mascot Performing Tips

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Being a mascot performer can be a lot of fun, but there are some things you need to remember as a performer to ensure that you do the best job possible - including the things you shouldn’t do.

To help you on your way to becoming the best mascot performer you can be, BAM Mascots has created a list of six things you need to remember not to do when in costume.

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Keeping Your Mascot Performer Warm and Comfortable in the Cold

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 26, 2018 11:00:00 AM / by Angie Maxine posted in Mascot Performing Tips

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Sunshine, snow, sleet, rain, high winds – you never know what to expect once the colder months arrive. And while it is fun to be a mascot, being uncomfortable while doing so is sure to show in your performer’s personality throughout the day and it can be a danger to their health and safety.

The best thing you can do for your performer is purchase a high-quality mascot costume designed for all conditions. 

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How to Select the Perfect Performer for Your Mascot

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 20, 2018 11:44:23 AM / by Angie Maxine posted in Mascot Performing Tips

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So, you’ve spent time designing your perfect custom mascot, selecting the overall look, personality, backstory and theme which perfectly fits your brand identity. You’re almost there, but not quite. Now you need to find a performer that can bring your mascot to life.

This is no easy task. You have a high quality mascot that perfectly represents the message of your company, but if you don’t hire the right performer with the personality to match, then your message will be lost. 

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Festivals and Outdoor Sports: How To Keep Your Mascot Performer From Overheating

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 5, 2018 11:25:03 AM / by Angie Maxine posted in Mascot Performing Tips

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Summer is a peak season for outdoor activities, fundraisers, events and festivals, but if a mascot is part of your company’s marketing strategy this year (which it should be!), then how do you make sure your mascot performer doesn’t overheat? 

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Clothing Tips That Keep Your Mascot Performer Comfortable

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 27, 2017 9:21:08 AM / by Angie Maxine posted in Mascot Performing, Mascot Performing Tips

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Being a mascot is fun, and most performers find it very rewarding, but if the performance is energetic, it can also seem like a work-out. One of the best ways to make your mascot performer’s job easier is to have them dress appropriately for each performance.

Whether clothes are provided to the performer, or the performer buys their own apparel, the following tips will help ensure they stay comfortable while wearing the mascot costume.

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Performing Outside? Here's How to Keep Your Mascot Cool

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 7, 2017 4:38:00 PM / by Angie Maxine posted in Mascot Performing Tips, Caring for Mascots

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 Summer is a prime season for outdoor community events, festivals and activities. With many regions experiencing above-normal temperatures, it means that mascots will be feeling extra warm when performing outside.

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