Kishwaukee Family YMCA

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Ultimate Team Challenge

Presented by the DeKalb, Sycamore and Genoa Chambers of Commerce.

This is an opportunity to unite the community corporations, non-profits, families, and friends in a healthy, competitive way. Your group will be scored on how well your team does in each event and totals will be calculated after the last event. Teams of 4 or 5 individuals. All team members must participate in 3 of the 4 events.

Date: February 2, 2019
Time: 12:00pm-4:00pm
Location: Kishwaukee Family YMCA

Corporate Team: $175
Non-Corporate Team: $175
Youth Team: $125







  1. Giant Pong – NEW
    Giant Pong is played by setting up two sets of 6 buckets in triangular formation. Each player on a team tries to throw the ball into the opposing team buckets. If a ball goes into a bucket, that bucket is removed from the game or stacked inside another bucket.
    • 4 team members will participate.
    • 6 buckets will be setup in a triangle shape across from each team.
    • The object of the game is to either throw or bounce the ball into the other team’s buckets and eliminate all the other team’s buckets, before they eliminate all of yours.
    • Throwing the ball into a bucket eliminates that bucket, and it shall be removed from the triangle.
    • Bouncing the ball into a bucket eliminates the bucket the ball went into and one other bucket of the shooter’s choice.
    • Defense: On bounce shots, the next shooter from the opposing team, may try to prevent the ball from into the bucket after the shot hits the ground. While playing defense, if you knock over a bucket, that bucket is eliminated from the game.
    • Each shooter will get to shoot two balls. If the shooter makes both shots, their team gets two more shoots to be taken by the next shooter on their team.
    • The game will end with the completion of the current round at the 5-minute mark. No new rounds can start after 5 minutes. If tied after 5 minutes, the game will be declared a tie.
    • Team Scoring – Teams will earn 2 points for each victory, and 1 point for each tie. • All teams will play 4 games.

  2.  Inner Tube Water Basketball – NEW
    • 3 team members will participate.
    • Games will be 5 minutes long.
    • No player may leave his/her inner tube. Leaving your inner tube will result in a personal foul.
    • Scoring: Field Goals: Field goals are scored as two points. Fouls: The opposing team will be awarded 1 point for all personal fouls called in the game.
    • Violations: Cause the ball to go out-of-bounds. The Pool edge is in play. Push off or use the side of the pool to gain an advantage. Hold the ball underwater. Remain in continuous control of the ball for more than five (5) seconds. Advancing the ball with his/her feet (kick).
    • Fouls: Hold, push, hit, dunk or dump and opponent or their inner tube. Slash an opponent. Players dribble the ball by pushing it in the water in front of their tube and paddling with their arms. • Team Scoring – Teams will earn 2 points for each victory and 1 point for each tie. • All teams will play 4 games.

  3. Obstacle Course
    • 4 team members will participate.
    • Each team member will complete one lap.
    • Each participant must complete each obstacle.
    • Failure to complete any obstacle successfully will lead to a disqualification.
    • Each team will run the obstacle course once.
    • Placing will be determined by each team’s best final time.
    • Team scoring: 8,7,6,5,4,3,2,1

  4.  Boogie Board Race
    Multiple teams race against the clock! Half of each team will go to the opposite end of the pool. At the whistle, the first person of each team puts on an oversized t-shirt (over their bathing suit of course). The swimmer then kneels or lays on the board, and paddles to the other side of the pool. The swimmer will then switch shirts and places with the next swimmer in line who will then race back to the other end of the pool. 
    • 4 team members will participate.
    • Each team member will complete one length of the pool (25 yards).
    • Each team member must remain on top of the boogie board for the entire 25 yards. If anyone falls off, they need to go back to the start and complete the length legally.
    • Participants can only use their arms and legs to propel themselves. Participants using lane lines or the bottom of the pool to propel themselves forward will need to restart the length or will be disqualified.
    • After completing their length, the 1st, 2nd and 3rd participant will take off a t-shirt and pass it to the next participant. The next participant must have the t-shirt on prior to starting their length. Having one arm in each arm hole, and the head through the head hole in the t-shirt qualifies as having the t-shirt on.
    • Boogie boards and t-shirts will be provided.
    • Each team will have the option to swim the relay race twice.
    • Placing will be determined by each team’s best final time.
    • Participants ages 16 and younger, must have passed the Y’s swim test prior to the event date.
    • Team scoring: 8,7,6,5,4,3,2,1

  5. Best Team Costume
    Points will be awarded for the best team costume / theme.
    • Costumes must be appropriate for a family environment.
    • Costumes will be judged by the Ultimate Team Challenge Committee
    • Team scoring: 8,7,6,5,4,3,2,1

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