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Custom Trading Pins

Custom Trading pins are made to order and can be made in any shape for your tournaments. The Monterey Company will help you select the best options for your design and design free artwork and fast delivery. Option include glitter, sliders, danglers, and spinners. They can be made in soft enamel or in a printed style and are made vibrant colors.

Looking For Custom Baseball Pins & Team Pins?

Trading Pins can be designed for Destination Imagination, Baseball, Softball Pins, Soccer, Hockey, Basketball, Cheerleading, Odyssey of the Mind or any other sports team. At the Monterey Company, we make customer service and quality of our foremost priorities. Our experienced sales department can help you to create a truly unique and collectible trading pin with all the most popular accessories. They are a memento that will last a lifetime. Trading has become a very integral part of youth sports, and with our wide selection to choose from, you can create a design that will wow your team players.

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How Are Trading Pins Made?

Custom trading pins are made to order and usually include enhancements like glitter, sliders, blinkies. We manufacture our products in the USA and overseas enables to offer very competitive pricing and fast shipping. There are two product styles we make, soft enamel and a printed style. We have stock shapes in case you have a rush order and we normally can rush stock shapes in just a few days. Normal production time is two weeks plus shipping time and the printed style is our fastest made product. Our normal production style can include custom shapes as well as size up to 3" designs.

Made To Order Custom Sport Team Trading Pins

We manufacture a wide array of customizable options so that you and your teammates can create custom designs that will impress even the most seasoned traders. Additionally, our cheap trading pin prices will always keep you coming back for more. Whether you hope to redesign your baseball pins every year or keep the same design for a decade, we can help! Trends in custom pin trading are extremely dynamic and keeping up with the latest-and-greatest can be exhausting. Not to worry, our customer service team are experts and can guide you through the ordering. Custom pricing options may vary according to the size you choose. We can help you to make an incredibly unique and special keepsake for all of your tournament needs.

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Soccer Pins

Soccer is the most popular sport in the world, with its audience reaching as far and wide as any sport can. And participating in the world’s most popular sport is a source of pride for many players and their fans. Because of this popularity and pide, custom trading pins are an ever-growing part of the soccer culture. From recreation leagues to official teams, custom pieces are designed with logos, awards, and major dates, and are passed and traded as prized possessions among players and fans. These unique commemorative pieces are collected and enjoyed for a lifetime.

Hockey Pins

There are few sports with a stronger sense of culture and camaraderie than hockey, with players wearing their participation proudly wherever they go. And as much of the sport revolves around tournaments, league-play, and traveling, hockey is the perfect avenue for custom trading pins to thrive. Personalize your team or your league’s pin, creating pieces that can be worn on jerseys, attached to travel bags, and most importantly-traded amongst players and fans from opposing teams. These pieces can designate tournament champions, league MVPs, major victories, and big years for hockey organizations.

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Two Main Styles to Trade

Printed Pins

Quality Printed: This is a great option if you would like to reproduce your logo without any limitations. Also, our busy season is May through July and printed baseball pins can be made faster than any other pin styles, and perfect if you are short on time. We recommend a printed style as the number one style, followed by soft enamel.

Soft Enamel Pins

Soft Enamel: Years ago this was the most popular type to trade. There are thin metal lines separating each enamel color. This style is much heavier than a printed pin. With that said, this style may have a higher perceived value because of the weight. Adding two posts can really help distribute the extra weight.

Are Cloisonne Pins An Option?

What you should know about cloisonné: We would never use this choice as the lead levels in cloisonne are not acceptable for kids trading pins. Our staff will help you choose the best colors and sizes for your artwork and digital proof.

More Options On Baseball Trading Pins

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Add LED "Blinky" lights: By adding small LEDs, or Blinky lights, to your custom trading pin, you are adding eye-catching elements that will not only make your logo stand out in the crowd at trade shows and events but will increase the perceived value. Blinkies enhance and bring attention to specific aspects that may otherwise have been overlooked, and generally, take the quality to the next level. Blinkies are tiny battery powered lights that flash and are an easy way to increase the values of your custom trading pins. These are very helpful for catching attention and getting the viewer to think about the pin. Blinkies are a classic accessory that will never go out of style and will always be sure to get your pins noticed. Although similar to blinkies, glitter is another accessory that is very popular in many different styles. Glitter can be used as a fun attention grabber or a classy addition. Glitter can be placed anywhere and is one of the less expensive –yet still mesmerizing options and accessory.

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Bobbleheads & Spinners

Bobble Head Pins: There are few things less iconic in sports than traditional Bobblehead dolls. Bring the spirit of tradition into your game by creating custom mini Bobbleheads with us. Bobbleheads are a fun way to depict your favorite players, teams, coaches, and fans, with spring-attached heads that will bobble along with you as you cheer and trade.

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Danglers and sliders are both moving accessories. Generally attached by a metal link, they are a great way to tie in different visual parts of your product. This creates a very smooth transition that is very noticeable and tasteful. Sliders are most often used for baseball pins. These accessories are a great way to catch everyone’s attention. 

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Sliders are triggered via the backside where you can move around a piece on the front. Whether this piece is years, a ball or a name, sliders are an excellent way to make your custom trading pins look high-tech.



The best pins for trading are those that strike the perfect balance of creativity, relevance, and rarity. Incorporate a spinner into your design to add a fun element that isn't found just everywhere, and increasing the value. Email us today for more info on ordering and our designers will work with you to start the process. Feel free to phone us on any questions you might have. We pride ourselves in offering our customers a quality guarantee on our products and unlimited art revisions on artwork.