When the team enters the room, tell them this is a verbal
Judge Reads to Teams:
You will have 1 minute to think and 3 minutes to respond. You may ask
questions during your think time: however, time continues. No other talking is
You will receive 1 point for each common respons. Highly creative or
responses will receive 5 points. This will be the subjective opinion of the
judges and the judges decision is final.
- Your team is to take turns in sequence. You may not skip your turn, or
repeat, or pass. If one member of
the team is stuck, the team is stuck.
- Once time begins, it will not be stopped. If the judge asks you to repeat
a response, or to clarify it, or to give a more appropriate response, it
counts against your time. Speak loudly and clearly.
- Your problem is to imagine that you are a fly trapped in a spiderís web.
What would you do or what would you say? For example, you might say "I
hope the spider has already had lunch!" (Repeat Number 5)