Scorecard – Updated 11/8/2014

Congratulations Trailblazers!

Trailblazers came out from the sidelines to win the Amazing Race - earning 33 October Challenge points - the highest ever, and 3 points for the 2nd tallest tower, putting them head and shoulders over the rest.

~ Erica Bourassa, Race Coordinator

Rank Team On-Time
Entry
Photo
Submitted
Most creative
Name/Picture
August
Challenge
September
Challenge
October
Challenge
Conference
Attendance
Storkey
Challenge
Dice
Stack
Cookie
Face
Paper
Crossing
Cup
Stack
Highest
Tower
#1
Highest
Tower
#2
Total Points
1Trailblazers0001530332200100386
2Trolls Under the Bridge2521112413201000079
3Speakers in Sneakers250724276501000077
4The Wizard of 'Ah's250722313100000071
4Master Minds0501026203110100067
5Chatterpillars Today
Chatterfliers Tomorrow
2501614241100000063
6Jam City250133090000000059
7Toast Monsters250220242310000059
8TEKtabulous Toastmasters2503313NR0000000053
9Feel the Fear0501613141100000050
10TEKxtreme Achievers2501618NR1101000347
11Cause Mo Jo25011685410100043
12Speak Easy Jaw flappers050020NR1100000330
13The Oraclelists000NR7NR30000010020
14Prairieland Punctuation Marks2503NRNR1101000013
15Incredible Compete‐icators0004NRNR000000004
16Mighty Oaks000NRNRNR000000000

NR = No Records received

Dice Stack

Materials

  • 6 Playing Dice of equal size and shape
  • 1 popsicle stick

Directions

  • The participant will start with the Popsicle stick in their mouth, and they may be holding the dice.
  • When the timer calls go, the participants must stack the dice on the end of the stick one by one.
  • All 6 dice must be stacked vertically, and be free standing.
  • The participant cannot use their face to hold the tower upright.
  • To win this game the participant must have a freestanding vertical stack of 6 dice on the end of the Popsicle stick within 1 minute.

Materials

  • Cookies
  • A Chair to sit in

Directions

  • The participant will start by leaning their head back, and placing the cookie in the middle of their forehead, not touching their eyebrows.
  • When the timer calls "Go", the participant must maneuver the cookie from their forehead to their mouth, using only their face.
  • They will have 1 minute to complete this challenge.
  • If the cookie falls, it must be restarted in the center of the forehead, not touching the eyebrows.
  • The cookie must remain in contact with their face. So they cannot try to toss it, to catch it in their mouth.
  • The cookie must actually go in the participant’s mouth, held securely in their lips or teeth to count.

Paper Crossing

Materials

  • 5 sheets of paper

Directions

  • A team will consist of 2 participants.
  • The participants must cross a specified area stepping only on the pieces of paper.
  • They are allowed to move only 1 piece of paper at a time.
  • Each piece of paper is only allowed to have 1 foot on it at a time.
  • If either participant steps not on a piece of paper during the crossing, both participants must start over from the beginning.

Cup Stack

Materials

  • 28 red plastic cups

Directions

  • The participant will stand in front of the table.
  • The cups will be stacked in front of them in a single stack, open side down.
  • The timer will call "Ready, Set, Go".
  • The participants cannot touch their cups until the timer calls go.
  • Once the timer calls go the participants are to stack their cups into a triangular shaped tower.
  • The bottom row should be made up of 7 cups, with 6 in the next row, 5 in the next, etcetera, until they end up with a single cup on top of the tower.
  • Next the tower must be deconstructed, ending with a single stack of cups open side down on the table, the same as they had started.
  • Build the tower and take it down within 1 minute or less to win.

Marshmallow High Tower

Materials

  • 1 yard of tape
  • 1 yard of string
  • 20 pieces of uncooked spaghetti
  • 1 marshmallow

Directions

  • You will have 20 minutes to build a free-standing structure using only the above listed materials.
  • The winning structure is the one that holds the marshmallow highest from the base.
  • The structure must be free standing at 20 minutes, at which point the height of the marshmallow will be measured.