Activity Description

Uphill Battle to Win It Game originated from the Minute to Win It Television game show.

The Minute to Win It games are great fun for parties, social and corporate events as well as team building and youth activities.

The objective in the Minute to Win it games is to complete the various games as laid out in the blueprints within 60 seconds.

As time goes by the pressure mounts. There are various formats in which the games can be played. For further info check out Minute to Win It.

The contestant has to manage three marbles on a slanted table with the help of a spoon. If even one of the marbles rolls off the table, the contestant fails the challenge.

The Goal of Uphill Battle Minute to Win It Game

Keep 3 marbles from falling off of a slanted table by tapping them uphill with the back of a spoon

Equipment Needed for Uphill Battle Minute to Win It Game

  • Marbles per person or team
  • Large Serving Spoon per person or team
  • 4 Paper Reams per person or team
  • Table per person or team

How to Play the Uphill Battle Minute to Win It Game

1) Prior to game start, place 2 paper reams under each leg at one end of the table.

2) Place the marbles in the spoon and hold in the center of the table.

3) The clock starts when all 3 marbles are released from the spoon.

4) Using only the curved back of the spoon, tap the marbles and prevent them from falling off the table surface.

5) The player may only use one hand and hold the spoon by the handle.

6) If marble contact is made with anything other than the curved back of the spoon the game is over.

7) To complete the game, keep all 3 marbles on the table using only the curved back of the spoon for 60-seconds

The Rules of Uphill Battle Minute to Win It Game

The player may only use one hand and hold the spoon by the handle.

If marble contact is made with anything other than the curved back of the spoon the game is over.

To complete the game, keep all 3 marbles on the table using only the curved back of the spoon for 60-seconds

Incorporating Uphill Battle to Win It Game into other activities

Uphill Battle to Win It Game can be included as one of the games as part of a Minute to Win It themed event, or it can be incorporated into other games for school camps, birthday parties, office parties or other social events.

To use Uphill Battle to Win It Game as part of a team building or group activity, the rules can be adapted to get individuals to compete against each other to win points for their team.

Another popular option is to run Uphill Battle to Win It Game in a relay format with each team member needing to complete the activity before the next team member starts.

In addition, Uphill Battle to Win It Game can also be used as part of a challenge to be completed in a Scavenger Hunt or Amazing Race Themed Event.

Uphill Battle to Win It Game can also be included as part of an indoor team building or fun group event program.    

Uphill Battle Minute to Win It

Basic Details
Property Type : Fun Games
Listing Type : Placeholder
Activity Type : Fun Games
Focus On : Having Fun
Outcome Based : No, just fun
Facilities : Indoor
Props Required : Minor
Duration : 1 - 5 minutes
Exertion Level : Low
Group Size : 1 - 8, 9 - 16, 17 - 30, 31+
Age : Children, Youth, Adults