GKHA Housekeeping Championship

Monday, November 19, 2018

Hotel Knoxville Downtown

2018 TEAM SIGN UP FORM 

2018 SPONSOR SIGN UP FORM

Please return completed forms to gkha@gkhospitality.org or fax to 865-947-9888.

 

GKHA Housekeeping Championship  is an event that allows the lodging industry an opportunity to recognize their hardworking employees. Promoted as a team building exercise, the games give the housekeepers and hotel staffs a chance to let loose and have some friendly and crazy competition.

OFFICIALS: Greater Knoxville Hospitality Association

UMPIRES: Students from Hospitality/Tourism Programs at University of Tennessee & Pellissippi State Community College; Visit Knoxville Community Volunteers & GKHA Partners

SCOREKEEPERS: Representatives with Game Sponsors

GAMES: Teams will be assigned a beginning game. Two teams will begin at each assigned game and will rotate clockwise around the room until all teams have played each game. The Big Bed MakeOff will be the final game for everyone.

OFFICIAL GAMES

ALLEY OOP

Each team member will bowl 2 frames.

Each “pin” knocked over counts as 1 point.

Spare=10 points+1 extra point; Strike=10 points+2 extra points.

ARE YOU SMARTER THAN A TOURIST?

Team members will work together to help a tourist.

1 point for each correct answer. 2 points for bonus question.

BELLCART WHEELIE

Each team member competes in relay: load luggage, race down course, ring bell, race back.

Last team member will unload the bell cart.

Best times awarded points in succession beginning at 20 points.

CURTAIN CALL

Each team member competes in relay: hang shower curtain, load amenities tray,

remove shower curtain, race to finish.

1 point for each correct item on tray and proper curtain.

Best times awarded points in succession beginning at 20 points.

DRESSED FOR SUCCESS

Two team members undress the dummy; tag the other team members who

correctly dress the dummy. 1 point for each item properly replaced on the dummy.

Best times awarded points in succession beginning at 0 points.

DUST BUSTERS

1 team member is catcher. Other team members will throw.

Each “ringer” counts as 1 point. 2 rounds will be played.

LUGGIN’ LAUNDRY

Each team member competes in relay: race through course, folding a set of terry.

Each properly folded set receives 1 point.

Best times awarded points in succession beginning at 20 points.

SOAP SLIDER

Each team member will have 5 bars of soap.

Soap In-The-Count = 1 point; Soap In-The-Hole = 3 points

TP HOOPS

Each team member will have 6- 2 point shots & 2- 3 point shots.

BIG BED MAKEOFF

2 team members make bed according to HKC standards.

Judges signal APPROVED and bed is unmade, placing linen on table;

they tag the other 2 team members who make the bed according to HKC standards.

Judges again signal APPROVED and bed is unmade, placing linen on table.

Best times awarded points in succession beginning at 20 points.

TOWEL TALENT

Hotel Sales Staffs design towel characters.

Each contestant will be given a set of towels (1 bath, 1 hand, 1 washcloth) and props.

10 minutes will be given to create a character.