Name Plates VS Name Badges

We make custom name plates and name badges at Tempe Trophy, but it always surprises me when people confuse the two things. Here’s a guide to picking which one is most appropriate for your application. Name plates go on a desk or on a wall and usually just have a name on them. Standard sizes Read More…

May 8, 2020

Drama Mask from different cultures

When the term drama mask is brought up is it most common to think of the classic face of terror and face of laughter that has become a symbol of the theater. While certain parts of the world have their own version of drama masks, these particular masks started in ancient Greece, and were both Read More…

May 6, 2020

It’s Graduation Season

There are those graduation traditions that we all know such as wearing caps and gowns, “Pomp and Circumstance”, and throwing your cap in the air. But where did these traditions start? Common Graduation Traditions Back before universities had heating, graduates would wear long robes and hoods to keep warm during their promotional ceremonies. By the Read More…

April 2, 2018

March Madness Basketball is in Full Effect

The NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship Trophy After upset after upset, this year’s NCAA Men’s Basketball Division I Tournament defines the term March Madness. It’s nearly impossible for anyone to get a perfect bracket. My bracket was finished after number 1 seed UVA, who I chose to take the chip, lost to number 16 seed UMBC Read More…

March 19, 2018

In Baseball, These Awards Would Be a Homerun

Baseball Trophies That Wow Spring training has begun. Tempe Trophy is the best place to order a custom trophy for your fantasy league, little league, or any other tournament you may be part of. Not only do we have an assortment of awards you can choose from, but we can work with you to create Read More…

February 28, 2018

Valentine’s Day Traditions

The History of Valentine’s Day Why do we celebrate Valentine’s Day? Although it is a holiday full of mushy romanticism, its origins are rather gory. From February 13th to 15th, the ancient Romans celebrated the feast of Lupercalia. During the feast, men would sacrifice a goat and dog and take the hides of those animals Read More…

January 26, 2018

Best of Tempe Trophy

Best of Tempe Trophy Recently, Tempe Trophy has been giving out awards to staff-picked restaurants for specific dishes or drinks that we like. Personally handing off each appreciative award helps us meet with these businesses. We’re able to show them that we love their food and enjoy creating relationships with other businesses. The best part Read More…

November 27, 2017

Color Fun at the Color Run

Color Vibe 5k in Tempe It’s essential for the Tempe Trophy staff to work as a team. As a shop with about seven employees, the workload requires everyone to communicate well and not be afraid to ask for a helping hand. We also value having a good time together. Last Saturday, the Tempe Trophy team Read More…

November 15, 2017

Halloween: The Best Costume Award

An Unsuspecting Trophy-Giving Holiday Have you ever wondered why we celebrate Halloween? It originated from an old Celtic holiday called the festival of Samhain. People would light bonfires and dress up to scare away ghosts. Later on, Pope Gregory II created All Saints Day to honor all saints and used traditions from the Celtic day. The Read More…

October 30, 2017

Working with Arizona State University

ASU Trusts Tempe Trophy with Their Awards Arizona State University, with 17 separate colleges and institutes and over 1,000 student organizations, is always in need of trophies, plaques, medals, and other custom projects. Tempe Trophy is just a stone’s throw away from the biggest and “best” university in Arizona, although I may be a little Read More…

August 16, 2017