This is a fun team building exercise, excellent for getting to know one another and fostering a group identity. Tested on an 8th grade team, applicable for upper elementary through high school. It can be used in a single homeroom, or with groups as large as 100 students.
1. Divide class into groups of 4-8 students (if the total number of students is large, make the small groups larger)
2. Students use the worksheet provided to determine who in their small group they would like to nominate to compete in various categories, such as "Fastest Paper Cup Stacker," "Longest Hair," etc.
3. Bring the homerooms or whole team together, if applicable, and have the teachers run the competition by bringing the nominees for a category together at the front of the room. Have fun with it, run it like a game show! The judge's decisions are final :)