March 17, 2002
Now that we've enjoyed the
Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, come to OSL's
Family/Congregation Night and participate in the OSL
Teams can be made up of as
many people as you'd like.
A variety of ages would be to your benefit - young and young
Skill is determined by the amount of enthusiasm and
creativity on your team.
Teams are allowed to practice and plan strategy anytime
before March 17th.
Teams MUST BE
REGISTERED, by name and number of participants, on the
Youth Bulletin Board before noon March 17 - NO
House of Cards
This is a team event. Any number of team members may
participate. Use standard playing cards. Each completed
level of the house (one card is flat on the top) is counted.
The cards can be put on ends or sides at each
Each team is represented by one Olympian. Take your
hand, and place it palm upwards on your shoulder. Your elbow
should now be pointing out in front of you. Take a pile of
pennies and place them on the end of your elbow (you will
find a nice flat spot there). Pull your elbow down quickly,
your hand over the top and grab the coins in your hand. Your
score is equal to the number of coins you catch. (Note: the
coins can be piled in more than one pile on your
Push a Matchbox
This is an individual, timed event. An empty matchbox is
placed on a 20m track. The Olympian lines up at the start,
with hands on the floor, nose on the matchbox on the floor.
The matchbox is pushed with the nose to the finish line.
Contestants are disqualified if they touch the box with
anything other than their nose.
Licorice Lace Race
Two Olympians from each team stand facing each other
with one end of a licorice lace in their mouth. On the "go"
signal, the teams begin eating the licorice. The goal is to
be the first team to get all the licorice and marshmallow
(at the center of the lace) in their mouths.
Stand on a Box
This is a timed race. Eight members of each team try to
stand on a wooden box. Only one foot can be used by each
Olympian. The team that is able to remain upright and
standing on the box for the longest time wins!
One Olympian from each team eats all the jello in the bowl.
No hands are allowed.
Each team chooses a representative who has the loudest and
longest burp. Decision of the judges is final.
Entertain the other teams with your favorite music (of
course, your selection will contain appropriate lyrics). The
judges will determine the winners. Teams will be judged on
the number of people involved, costuming, choreography, and