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The 2020 Impact Games have been cancelled as of 5/19/20.  Entries are no longer being accepted. 

 

IMPACT GAMES--VIRTUAL VERSION

Welcome to the 2020 Impact Games.  Below is a list of categories that students from Citrus, Crystal River, and Lecanto High Schools can compete in as a part of the IMPACT GAMES--"Battle of the High Schools."  Citrus High was the winner of the first ever Impact Games held in May 2019.  The Impact Games originated as an idea from local students and the Anti-Drug Coalition as a way to bring awareness to Substance Use and Mental Health among teens in Citrus County.  The event will be promoted as a way to celebrate National Prevention Week which is May 10-16th.  #preventionhappenshere #citrusimpactgames

Some events will be judged based on time(some are by the fastest time, some by the longest time) and others will be by the "best."  A couple of events will feature a top five that may include a vote on Social Media(TBD).   

STUDENT ELIGIBILITY:  Participating students must be enrolled at Citrus, Crystal River, or Lecanto High Schools.  Students at PACE or one of the Academies like AES may participate under the school they would return to.

STUDENT PARTICIPATION:  Participating students may enter a maximum of 3 categories of the Virtual Challenges below.  

STUDENT ATTIRE/Clothing:  Since this is a virtual competition and videos will appear on Social Media, clothing must be school appropriate.  It is highly encouraged by students who participated in the 2019 games to wear their shirts from last year(if you still have them.)  There are a limited amount of Crystal River and Lecanto tshirts leftover from last year's competition, and those will be available beginning May 1st at the School offices(no Citrus shirts left from last year).  If you DO NOT have a shirt from last year, please wear a school tshirt or school colors in your video to show your spirit.  

POINTS AND SCORING:   Because this is a virtual competition, there will be additional spots and points awarded after the traditional 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places.  Judging will be comprised of a committee made up of the Street Team Prevention Partners--Anti-Drug Coalition, Aspire Relationship Center(River Project), Eckerd Connects Hi-Five Citrus, Hanley Foundation, Citrus County Sheriff's Office, Tobacco Free Florida, and other community partners.  Throughout the competition updates will be posted on the Anti-Drug Coalition of Citrus County Social Media pages.  Please click on our links at the top of this page to follow us.  Updates will be shared with the schools also.  The school with the most points will win the IMPACT CUP.   Students who place 1st in the various categories will have the opportunity to win gift cards.  
 

2020 IMPACT GAMES CATEGORIES

Event General Description General Instructions &
Entry Deadline
Detailed Instructions & Entry Link
Most Awkward Social Distancing Photo Digital Photo of Students or Adults from Citrus County Participant submits photo.  Photo due by Monday, May 11, 5pm--must be uploaded  Click here now to submit your photo. 
Egg Toss Challenge Student and family member(s) toss egg as long as possible before it breaking. Participant must have someone video the egg toss and then must upload video using the link.  Video must be uploaded by Original Date--Wednesday, May 13, 2020 at 5pm. EXTENDED to Saturday, May 16, 2020-5pm.  Click here now to submit your video.  
Dizzy Bat Challenge Student runs to bat(follow instructions) spins 10 times, and runs back.  Participant must have someone video the Dizzy Bat Challenge and upload video using the link. Video must be uploaded by Original Date--Friday, May 15, 2020, EXTENDED to Sunday, May 17, 2020 at 5pm. Click here now to submit your video. 
Tik Tok Dance Off Student performs 60 second or less TikTok Dance.(school appropriate)  Participant videos and posts on TikTok by Saturday, May 16, 2020 at 5pm. After posting on TikTok, participant submits their URL with link here.   Click here now to submit your TikTok URL.
Karaoke Challenge Student may perform a karaoke song using background music, live accompaniment, or acapella.   Participant must produce karaoke video and upload it using the appropriate link by Monday, May 18, 2020 at 5pm Click here now to submit your video.  
Freestyle Hidden Talent Challenge Student may enter an unusual or unique talent other than singing. (compare to America's Got Talent, (NO dangerous stunts please) Participant must produce video of hidden talent(not to exceed 5 minutes) and upload it using the appropriate link by Wednesday, May 20, 2020 at 5pm Click here now to submit your video. 
Faculty Karaoke Challenge Faculty member from participating high school may perform a karaoke song using background music, live music, or acapella. Participant must produce karaoke video and upload it using the appropriate link by Saturday, May 23, 2020 at 5pm Click here now to submit your video.
Scavenger Hunt This event will be a Digital Scavenger Hunt where participants will search for the answers on various Citrus County websites associated with the Impact Games.  Participants will download the Scavenger Hunt form, fill in the answers, take a picture or scan it, and then upload their entry by Thursday, May 21, 2020 at 5pm.  More details coming soon.   
Drug Facts Jeopardy Challenge Game A LIVE EVENT that will be held tentatively on May 22nd, where students from each participating high school will compete in a Jeopardy match on Drug Facts. Details coming soon.