The event begins by separating into small groups, each of which are presented with (seemingly) random, everyday objects. With nothing more than their wits and some outside-the-box thinking (and a roll of duct tape), each team is challenged to solve their own impending, world-threatening crisis. After establishing their strategies, teams can earn money to “purchase” additional MacGyver-worthy materials to perfect their contraptions through a variety of fun team challenges.
The event culminates with each group presenting their solutions to their respective looming catastrophe scenarios. Judges from our staff and participants determine which team has out-MacGyvered the rest based on a range of criteria that prioritize creativity and presentation. Only one team wins, but everyone leaves knowing that they have what it takes to save the world!