Table XI staff member getting ready to play dodgeballA few weeks ago we took on the best of Chicago's tech companies in...Dodgeball! And while our team of "Splat Operators" wasn't able to claim the five-foot-tall trophy from repeat champions 8th Light (who also, as winners, had $1,000 donated to Kiva in their name—congrats, guys!), we did win something much more important: Best Uniforms!

These stunning, award-winning ensembles would not have been possible without our friends at Strange Cargo, who suited us up in custom t-shirts, sweatbands, and, the pièce de résistance, "Beer" tube socks.

So, to recap—Giant trophy: $50 (give or take). Looking awesome: Priceless.

Many thanks to Braintree for hosting this tourney, and to our other fellow competitors at 8th Light, Trunk Club, Groupon, GrubHub, Bright Tag, The J MomBelly, Redbox, kCura, Vibes, Centro, SingleHop, Backstop, and NCSA. We had such a blast participating, and we'll see you on the court in the spring for a rematch. We've already begun designing our next costumes...er, uniforms...so watch out.

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