TEAM BUILDING ACTIVITY
TEAM BUILDING ACTIVITY: Amazing Race
Virtual Amazing Race Options
We have a wide variety of amazing race themes available to choose from online so you can do this activity multiple times with a different theme every time.
Break Out Rooms
Teams will be preassigned and put into individual team breakout rooms where they can discuss and delegate tasks.
The Winning Team
Once the time is up all teams are sent back to the main room where the host will announce who completed the race first.
In each location, teams will be tasked with a variety of challenges and fact finding missions to complete in order to move on in the race. Each challenge will be under a time limit.
The lively hosts will be with you the whole time helping out, and local experts will conduct live challenges!
Virtual Amazing Race
Teams take part in an online Amazing Race to secret locations around the world using a combination of easily accessible programs and web apps.
On the day of the event and once everybody has joined, your host will explain the proceedings followed by a globetrotting story and clues to the first location. Teams will be connected in real time as they’re led to some famous landmarks in different countries and cities throughout the world. Only the quickest and most efficient working teams will be able to reach and complete them all and get to the finish point in time.
Virtual Amazing Race Logistics
Maximum group size is 1000. For large groups we can host multiple sessions at the same time.
Smaller teams of up to 10 are then created and depending on the overall group size either remain in the main room or put in virtual breakout rooms with a maximum of 50 rooms per event.
Location & Duration
This online amazing race is conducted through either Zoom or MS Teams.
Activity duration can be customized between 1 to 4 hours Zoom or MS Teams links will be sent upon confirmation
Scoring and/or timing of each team is tracked througout the activity until the end. Final scoring is done during the event debrief and the fastest team or with the most points is the winner.
Additional scoring criteria and awards can be added if needed.
Briefing takes place in the main room and includes some basic instructions on how to use the conference software.
The de-brief takes again place in the main room where the top three teams will be announced.
Briefing and de-brief usually take around 5-10 minutes each but can be extended upon request for more in-depth analysis of team performance or extended awarding ceremonies.
08.50 am – Virtual conference room open
09.00 am – Introduction and logistics
09.05 am – Ice breaking activities
09.15 am – Main activity briefing
09.20 am – Open breakout rooms (if applicable) and start main activity
10.50 am – Finished teams reconvene in the main room
10.50 am – Event de-brief and awarding ceremony
11.00 am – End of the program
Schedule can be customized between 1 to 4 hours
Virtual Amazing Race
In the live challenges teams interact with a local expert instructor of that challenge in real time video to complete that challenge and move on in the race. For example, challenges in this online amazing race include preparing a dish in Thailand, yoga in India and calligraphy in Japan.
In the interactive games teams are tasked with completing challenges with the information that is hidden on the web page and virtual scenes. Example challenges are based on language, music, customs, culture and other.
Benefits Of An Online Amazing Race
Fuels motivation to overcome obstacles at work by overcoming a fun challenge together
Sharpens your mind with creative thinking and innovative solutions
Focuses on communication and enhances teamwork
Improve remote working and task completion skills
Fosters corporate team building, collaboration and collective problem solving through the amazing race
Fun way to get to know each other better
Frequently Asked Questions
A virtual amazing race is a unique experience where participants compete in an amazing race online where they solve clues and challenges as they travel around the globe virtually. It is the ideal activity to make memories with friends and family, school orientations and for corporate team building.
Participating in the amazing race at home is as simple as ABC. All you need to join our thrilling online amazing race is a laptop or mobile device, internet connection or mobile data and you are all set for an exciting time ahead. There is no other preparation needed on your part – we will prepare the rest and you only need to prepare yourself to have a good time.
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