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2012 Recap & 4th Annual Ugly Christmas Sweater Party December 30 2012


Our 4th Annual Ugly Christmas Sweater Party was a huge success and a great way to end the 2012 season!  We had such a great turnout - the bar was packed, the bowling lanes were full as hundreds of our friends, family and complete strangers gathered wearing their ugliest and tackiest Christmas sweaters to have a great time and raise money for StandUp2Cancer.  We're proud to say that with the help of over 20 local businesses and all those in attendance, we generated over $800 worth of raffle prizes and over $500 in cash donations!

Thank you so much to all of our customers and business partners that helped make 2012 another record year!  Without you all, we'd just be three guys in a warehouse filled with wool, cotton and synthetic blend materials - THANK YOU!

We wish you all the best in 2013! 

Cheers, 

Team Ugly - Adam, Brian & Kevin


We really appreciate the help from our friends and local Crown Point, Indiana businesses that generously provided gifts towards our fundraiser - Thank you very much!

Abuelo's Mexican Restaurant - www.abuelos.com 

Bar Louie - www.barlouieamerica.com/

Beggars Pizza - www.beggarspizza.com/crown-point

Bronko's - www.bronkosrestaurant.com

Buddy & Pals Place - www.buddyandpals.com

Buffalo Wild Wings - www.buffalowildwings.com

Carriage Court Pizza - www.carriagecourtpizza.com

Crown Brewing - www.crownbrewing.com

Crown Town Grill - www.thecrowntowngrill.com

Dunkin Donuts - www.dunkindonuts.com

Fahrenheit Two-Twelve - www.fht212.com

Fricke's Bar - Fricke's

Gelsosomo's Pizza - www.gelpizza.com

Hooters - www.hooters.com

Langel's Pizza - www.langelspizza.com

Lucrezia Italian Restaurant - www.lucreziacafe.com

Main Street Cafe - Main Street Cafe

Pappa's - Pappa's

Schoop's Hamburgers - www.schoophamburgers.com

Station 21 - www.station-21.com

Subway - www.subway.com

What's the Scoop - What's the Scoop

 


Hey Cancer! It's Going to Get Ugly December 01 2012

This December, Team Ugly is honored to be ambassadors to the new Stand Up 2 Cancer campaign called "Hey Cancer! It's Going to Get Ugly!" The campaign runs from today, December 1, 2012 through December 31 and encourages folks to don their ugliest and tackiest holiday gear to help raise funds for innovative cancer research. 
 
Adam, Brian and Kevin - the Founders and Co-Owners of www.UglyChristmasSweaterParty.com would like to invite each of you to join our team as we reach to raise $10,000 this holiday season! 

Visit our dedicated fundraising page by clicking on the StandUp2Cancer logo and join us! Make a pledge today to either wear an ugly sweater or host an ugly Christmas sweater party. 

To date, over $120 Million worth of grant commitments have been made. The organization strives to fund innovative research and bring together innovative researchers to save lives. 

Every day, cancer kills 1,600 Americans 
1 in 2 Men and 1 in 3 Women will get some type of cancer in their lives 

 Please Join Us Today! 




(www.SU2C.com/ugly) We will keep everyone posted on our progress over at Facebook.com/UglyChristmasSweater
Be sure to use the hash tag #uglysweater on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram 


Pinterest + Ugly Christmas Sweaters September 08 2012

Yep, now you can spend countless hours scrolling through and pinning items that are relative to ugly Christmas sweater parties on Pinterest.  We've already started a few boards and have found some really cool ideas that we want to share!

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Where's the Ugly Sweater Party At? December 02 2011

 

We've always enjoyed hearing from our fans and customers about upcoming parties, so we wanted to invite you all to share with us when/where your Ugly Christmas Sweater Party will be this year.

If you're hosting or attending a PUBLIC party, let us know:

Date / Time / Location / Fundraiser or Benefit / Etc.

If you have a flyer made up, send it along or post it to our Facebook page. (www.Facebook.com/UglyChristmasSweater)

This is the season for Ugly - You're INVITED!!



Name It to Win It - Ugly Christmas Sweater Give-a-way November 10 2011

 The now famous "Name It to Win It" Ugly Christmas Sweater Give-a-way contest is in full force over on our Facebook page (www.Facebook.com/UglyChristmasSweater).  Check it out and be sure to "Like" us to compete.  The game is really simple; each weekday morning in November, we'll post a picture of a fresh Ugly sweater and the funniest name wins!

We'll ship that exact Ugly Christmas Sweater to you the next business day, and all you have to do is show it off!

Like Grandpa used to say, it's good clean fun.

Cheers (45 Days Until Christmas)

Team Ugly


Ugly Christmas Sweaters on Fox and Friends July 27 2011

Merry Christmas! We hope you are all having a wonderful day. 
While Kevin was out on a special trip to the North Pole, Adam and Brian joined their pals over at Fox and Friends to chat about the growing trend and popularity of the Ugly Christmas Sweater Party.  

We also had the chance to discuss the big fundraiser we're holding for Operation Homefront.
- Enjoy the segment!
Team Ugly

December 25, 2010



Ugly Christmas Sweater Giveaway July 26 2011

We're excited to announce that we'll be giving away one Ugly Christmas Sweater everyday this month!
We invite you all to "Fan" us on Facebook and enter the "Name It to Win It" contest by commenting your most creative and funny name for the Ugly Xmas Sweater that we post.
Get started now! Good luck!

Team Ugly

November 1, 2010 


Spring Into Some Ugly! July 26 2011

It's never too early to start planning your next Ugly Christmas Sweater Party! The Windsor Star (Canada) is getting a head start, and they were kind enough to give UglyChristmasSweaterParty.com a mention in today's newspaper.

Team Ugly

March 29, 2010 


Team Ugly is Featured on Fox News: Fox and Friends - Keep It Ugly! July 26 2011

 

Click the image to watch our interview with Fox and Friends

Team Ugly

December 27, 2009


CBS Sunday Morning - Ugly Christmas Sweater Party July 26 2011


Here is the segment that aired on Sunday, December 20th on the CBS Morning Show.
Team Ugly (minus Brian) had a blast with Bill Geist and the entire crew...the segment has received plenty of kudos, and we're excited to watch the Ugly Christmas Sweater Party tradition grow!
Team Ugly

Out with the Old, In with the New July 26 2011

Last season the Ugly Christmas Sweater Party website enjoyed huge growth, as media outlets like CNN, MSNBC and newspaper websites across the county covered this slightly new and very popular holiday tradition.
My goal over the next few months is to travel near and far to gather up a fresh batch of Ugly Christmas Sweaters; featuring the most awful designs, patterns, actual Christmas tree lights that light up, etc.
If you happen to still have your ugly sweater from this past holiday season and you'd like to advertise it on my site, please feel free to contact me, using the links below.

Thanks!

B

September 26, 2009


MSNBC.com Finds the Ugly Christmas Sweater Party! July 26 2011

Another UglyChristmasSweaterParty.com discovery is upon us!  MSNBC.com recently posted an article dedicated to "Ho Ho Horrible Holiday Links", and wouldn't ya know it...they found my site to be a qualified candidate.  A link is a link...I'll take it!  Thanks MSNBC.com!!

B

December 7, 2008



December to Remember: 108,000 Page Views July 26 2011

The Ugly Christmas Sweater Party website is out of control!  I just checked my Google Analytics, and in the last 30 days, we have received over 108,000 page views!  This is awesome, and I can't thank you all enough for the emails and photos...keep them coming!

Be sure to visit soon! A fresh supply of Ugly Christmas Sweaters are on their way.

B

December 6, 2008


The Launch of Ugly Christmas Sweater Party July 26 2011

Well, I'm not at the "perfect" stage, but "good enough" is okay for now.

My main concern is getting the word out that there is a site dedicated to Ugly Christmas Sweaters and of course the parties that we all love to show up to wearing our Sunday's worst.

So what do you think? Can a site created for buyers and sellers of ugly Christmas sweaters actually work?  I hope so....how hillarious would it be if this thing took off??

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!

B

December 4, 2007