Quest for the Golden Arrow

September 5, 2019 12:06 am

      1. Spam toss
        1. This competition requires 2 specific Arrowmen from each lodge: the Lodge Chief and the Lodge Adviser or their designees.
        2. Each team will be given a can of Spam from which they must remove the Spam itself.
        3. The two team members must throw the Spam back and forth, backing up one step after each throw back and forth. The Section Chief or his designee will ensure that equal steps are taken by each team. The Chief will throw to the Adviser to start the game.
        4. If a team’s Spam is dropped or breaks up into pieces too small to throw, that team is out. Final ruling is up to the Section Chief or his designee.
        5. The last team who still have a tossable Spam will win.
          • Materials required: 6 cans of Spam
      2. Tug of War
        1. This competition requires 7 Arrowmen from each lodge.
        2. Each team will be given one half of a rope that has a flag attached several feet from the middle of the rope.
        3. Each team is allowed to pick up their half of the rope prior to the start of the round, but may not begin pulling.
        4. Once the start is given, each team must pull back to try to force the other team’s flag across the middle line.
        5. The first team to pull the opposing team’s flag across the middle line will win that round.
        6. This competition will be decided in a double-elimination tournament with randomly determined seeding (ex. https://challonge.com/tournament/bracket_generator), and the team who wins the bracket shall win this event.
          • Materials required: One large rope with two flags attached and a cone or third flag to mark the center point
      3. Frozen T-shirt
        1. This competition requires 3 Arrowmen from each lodge.
        2. Each lodge will be given a t-shirt frozen in the shape of a roll.
        3. Each team must work to unravel the rolled shirt.
        4. The first member must put on the unrolled shirt. He/she then must run to a designated point and then run back. He/she will then tag in the second team member who must take the shirt and put it on, before running the same route. He/she will then tag in the third and final teammate who will do the same.
        5. The first lodge to have their third team member return to the starting line will win.
          • Materials required: 6 t-shirts ( size extra large or larger) frozen in water
      4. Tent Set-Up
        1. This competition requires 4 Arrowmen from each lodge.
        2. These four Arrowmen will work together to set up one standard 2-man tent.
        3. Two team members will be blindfolded and must set up the tent while their two teammates direct them. These two team members can see but cannot touch the tent itself or either of their blindfolded teammates.
        4. If either of the blindfolded team members removes their blindfold before the tent is fully set up, the team must start over. Similarly if either of the sighted team members touches the tent, the team must start over.
        5. The first lodge to fully set up the tent including the rain fly will win.
          • Materials required: 6 identical 2-man tents
      5. 4-Man Pushup
        1. This competition requires 4 Arrowmen from each lodge.
        2. Each team will form a square on the ground, with one member per side.
        3. Each member will rest his feet on another member’s back
        4. Each team will have 60 seconds to complete as many push-ups as possible.
        5. Each push-up must be completed in unison by each team member
        6. If all four team members do not complete the push-up together at the same time, that push-up will not count.
        7. The lodge that completes the highest number of push-ups together will win.
          • Materials required: None
      6. Water Balloon Volleyball
        1. This competition requires 12 Arrowment from each lodge, divided into six pairs of two.
        2. Each pair will be given a full-sized towel to share.
        3. Two teams will compete at a time.
        4. Each team will stand on one side of a volleyball net. One pair from one of the teams will be given a full water balloon and must “serve” it across the net to the other team by placing it in the towel and using the towel to throw it across the net.
        5. The receiving team must catch the balloon with one of the pair’s towels. They then must throw the balloon back across the net using only the towel. The receiving team of this throw must do the same.
        6. Play will proceed in this fashion until one of several things happens: the balloon bursts, the balloon hits the ground, the balloon goes out of bounds on the opposing team’s side, or the throwing team is not able to throw the balloon across with three throws or less. If any of these things happen, it shall be a point for the opposing team, and it will become their turn to serve.
        7. Play will continue until one team has reached two points. At this point, that team will be declared the winner.
        8. This competition will be decided in a double-elimination tournament with randomly determined seeding (ex. https://challonge.com/tournament/bracket_generator), and the team who wins the bracket shall win this event.
          • Materials required: Volleyball net (or a suitable replacement), line markers, twelve full-sized towels, and at least fifty water balloons filled with water.