Rules of Amazing Race
All the teams that are involved in the amazing race are supposed to abide by the rules. It is vital to understand the rule of the race. You are at the risk of being penalized in the case you do not abide by the rules of the game. The position that you finish at can be negatively affected in the case you are penalized by the service provider. In regard to this game, there are many rules. Here are some of the most commonly known.
The first rules regarding the distance that you are supposed to maintain. In most of the cases, the gap between the team is supposed to be about 20 feet. Depending on the nature of the game and condition, the distance can be altered. 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. Emergency, for instance, includes when the health of one of the team member is deteriorating. Also, it is vital to note that unless otherwise stated, you can get the help of the locals. The locals are only required to assist you in the matters of navigation, and they are required to appear on the camera footage. In relation to getting help from the locals, it is vital that you understand the rules.
One more rule related to the teams working together. At one point, the team are can work together. In relation to teams working together, there are some limitations. It is vital to note that team are not allowed to hinder the performance of the other one. This was the rule even when the hindrance was not intended. Some of the things you should avoid is using the car that is assigned for the other team, alteration of the equipment for the other team, among other things.
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. You will be assister on how you can borrow phones from the locals. If there is anything that you have acquired; you are allowed to barter or sell it.