Obstacle Race Game

Barb Garber
44th Sparks/Guides
VE3SMU
Windsor, Ontario, Canada
South District, Webster Division
Trillium Area


Obstacle Race Game

Number of players: 6 to 30
Rules: The object is to go through a set course containing various obstacles. These may be physical obstacles (jump over chair) or they may be technical points (dexterity, questions, things to do). The players go over the course individually or in groups.

Examples: Patrol Competition with a theme: A trip
Station 1: At the station: Read the time-table.
Station 2: Baggage: Empty out your suitcase and refill it.
Station 3: En route: Send a post card.
Etc.
Variations:
a) When held indoors, clues are placed here and there.
b) Obstacles: sort certain objects, catch with your teeth and eat something hung up with a string (fruit, donut etc.), start a fire in the snow.
c) Suggestions of themes for obstacle races: The World of Sports, Alice in Wonderland, Etc.