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Valley Week Bags Tournament

  • MOTOR Bar & Restaurant 401 W Canal Street Milwaukee (map)

Get your tossing arm ready for bags, brews, and bragging rights at the annual Valley Week Bags Tournament as you toss your way to the top! Will you have the chance to gaze upon the traveling trophy for the next year?!

The Valley Week Bags Tournament gives businesses the chance to network and mingle while enjoying some friendly competition and great views of downtown from MOTOR® Bar & Restaurant's south lawn at the Harley-Davidson Museum. Bring out friends and coworkers to cheer you on, take part in lawn games, enjoy MOTOR's outdoor firepit, and welcome the fall weather. Food and drink will be available for purchase from MOTOR® Bar & Restaurant.


Congrats to Komatsu Mining Corp on coming in as our first place winners in 2018!

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Each teams consists of 2 people. We’re taking up to 32 teams so REGISTER SOON! Spots may fill up quickly. Participating businesses may register more than one team or are encouraged to host internal playoffs for the winning team of employees to represent your business. The registration deadline for all teams is Tuesday, September 17.

Registration is $75 per team and includes:

  • One beer, wine, rail cocktail, or soda per team member (additional drinks and food may be purchased)

  • The opportunity to contribute a bags board with your company's logo for extra visibility

  • Feeling great about supporting Menomonee Valley Partners, a nonprofit group that has worked for 20 years to transform the Menomonee River Valley!

The winning team will take home the traveling trophy and the top three placeholders will be announced at the Valley Week Business Luncheon on Friday, September 27.


The bracket will be capped at 32 teams with a two game minimum (double elimination). The teams will comprise of 2 individuals. Each game will begin with a coin toss with the winner determining whether they would like to toss first. Play to 21 points and you may go over. While bags is fun, we want to be sure we finish at a decent time so you can get your beauty rest for work the next day!

Sponsors receiving a complimentary registration should email the names of their participants, email addresses, and whether you are providing branded bags boards for the event to

Questions? Contact Michelle Kramer at or call 414-221-5508.

This event is part of 2019 Valley Week, presented by Potawatomi Hotel & Casino. Valley Week is an annual event celebrating Milwaukee's Menomonee River Valley: what is made here, who works here, all there is to do here, and the great jobs and careers here.

You are invited to explore and experience the Valley at 13 events in just one week. From the Ultimate Beer Run 3.7K, happy hour river cruise, job fair, and so much more, Valley Week showcases some not-to-be-missed unique Valley experiences!

Proceeds from the events support Menomonee Valley Partners, a nonprofit organization formed in 1999 to revitalize the Menomonee River Valley.

Thank you to Valley Week's sponsors for making Valley Week possible and for their support of the Menomonee River Valley! We rely on our neighborhood businesses and their involvement to continue the positive trajectory of our neighborhood.

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