Rules of Amazing Race
In the amazing race, there are some rules that are drafted and implemented to ensure that the game runs as expected. Before you engage in any game; it is recommended that you find out what their rules are. Failure to do so can lead to penalization. Penalziation is going to adversely affect the finishing position in the competition. many rules guide the amazing race. Here are some of the most commonly known.
The first rule related to the range you are supposed to maintain during the game. Teams are required to stay at least 20 feet from the other ones. The range apart is subject to alteration depending on the game and situation. You should also make sure that you are always near the camera and the sound crew. For the transportation team, they are supposed to accommodate the camera crew.
During the game, participants are prohibited from contacting their friends, family or acquaintance. You may be provided with a chance of contacting them, but from there you are prohibited until when you have finished. Situations that may allow you to contact the people who are not in the game is when there is an emergency. If for instance, the health of one of the member is deteriorating, you have the justification of calling your friends or family. During the game, you may get the help of the locals. The local should help in the navigation, and you should make sure that they appear on the camera footage. However, you should make sure that the rule of the game allows you from getting help.
There is also a rule of teams working together. Some circumstances may happen and force different competing team to work together. However, some situations does not allow team working together. For instance, a team cannot hinder the performance of another one. Not that you have broken the rules even the hindrance was unintentional. Do not attempt to use the vehicles that are designed for the other team and never alternate the equipment for the other team.
During the game, team are not allowed to bring money or the credit card. Books, GPS units, camera, smartphones, and maps are another thing that you should not have. Do not be worried as everything necessary is going to be provided before the commencement of the race. In the case you need to make a call, you will be assisted on how to borrow phones from the locals. If there is anything that you have acquired; you are allowed to barter or sell it.