Activity Description

What A Racquet Minute 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.

In What A Racquet, the player must use the power of their hips to get a gumball on a tennis racquet on the center square.

The Goal of What A Racquet Minute to Win It Game

In What a Racquet you have to get a gumball to land in the very middle square of a tennis racquet

Equipment Needed for What A Racquet Minute to Win It Game

Gumball per person or team

Tennis Racquet per person or team

How to Play the What A Racquet Minute to Win It Game

  1. Prior to game start, contestant places the tennis racquet handle between their legs (above the knees) and places a gumball in the designated start zone.
  2. Once the game begins, a contestant may only hold racquet between legs (above the knees) while moving the gumball toward the designated end zone.
  3. Hands may only touch the body on the hips or above.
  4. While attempting to move the gumball, the contestant may not touch the racquet or gumball with any body part except where it is being held between the legs.
  5. If at any time the contestant drops the racquet, or the gumball falls off of the racquet, the contestant may pick up the racquet and/or a new gumball and place them in the starting positions before continuing the game.
  6. To complete the game, the contestant must get the gumball into the designated end zone within the 60-second time limit and it must remain there for three consecutive seconds.

The Rules of What A Racquet Minute to Win It Game

  1. Hands may only touch the body on the hips or above.
  2. While attempting to move the gumball, a contestant may not touch the racquet or gumball with any body part except where it is being held between the legs.
  3. If at any time the contestant drops the racquet, or the gumball falls off of the racquet, the contestant may pick up the racquet and/or a new gumball and place them in the starting positions before continuing the game.

Incorporating What A Racquet Minute to Win It Game into other activities

What A Racquet Minute 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 What A Racquet Minute 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 What A Racquet Minute 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, What A Racquet Minute 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.

What A Racquet Minute to Win It Game can also be included as part of an indoor team building or fun group event program.    

What A Racquet 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