FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS


  • How many games are played during the 50 minute show?
  • How many people get to play?
  • How are people selected to play?
  • How large of an area is needed for set-up?
  • How long does it take to set up?
  • How many questions are asked and what kind of questions are used?
  • How do you know this game works?
  • How much does it cost?
  • Can you win prizes in the game?
  • How can I observe a show?
  • Who is the host of the show?
    1. How many games are played during the 50 minute show?
      Four or five games. Each game takes about 9 minutes.
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    2. How many people get to play?
      Each game includes 6 players as contestants and 10 wheel spinners. Each game also includes about 3 audience members who answer questions when the contestants answers are incorrect. This totals about 80 players per show!

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    4. How are people selected to play?
      Our game show host asks for volunteers from the crowd. Contestants can also be pre-selected for certain groups. In schools, players are selected by grade level. All you need is a little bit of courage and a smile on your face!

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    6. How large of an area is needed for set-up?
      We need a rectangle-size area of 25 feet across and 15 feet deep.

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    8. How long does it take to set up?
      20 minutes to set up and 15 minutes to take down.

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    10. How many questions are asked and what kind of questions are used?
      60 questions are routinely asked. There are 10 different question categories on our wheel. We can customize questions for any show for a specific group or priority. All of our school questions are field tested by educators. We ask teachers to submit questions so that learning is relevant and timely.

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    12. How do you know this game works?
      We have more than 30 years of performing game shows. Each year we produce over 1,000 games...6,000 contestants each year...10,000 wheel spinners. We are fortunate to have had Michael Jordan Foundation request our game several times...MTV...TCI and Jones cable networks have produced live broadcasts of our show. It’s people spreading the word. Call us and we can refer you to others who have tried it.

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    14. How much does it cost?
      We have two price structures. One for not-for-profit organizations and the other for private parties and businesses. Prices will vary as travel costs and prime time performances are used to determine a final cost. School shows start at $695 including prizes.

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    16. Can you win prizes in the game?
      We include prizes for all contestants. The prizes will vary with the type of group playing. In elementary schools, all students receive a souvenir prize.

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    18. How can I observe a show?
      Simply call and leave a message including name, city, state and we will contact you with information regarding a show currently booked in your area.

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    20. Who is the host of the show?
      We currently have two hosts who travel around the United States. Our experienced hosts are uniquely qualified to make each game exciting and fun. Dan Micek, creator and host is regarded as a leading expert in games in Illinoois. He received his Masters Degree from George Williams College, Downers Grove IL in 1977. Bachelors Degree, Carthage College, Kenosha ,WI 1975. Co-Author Professional Article “Social/ Emotional Objectives in Schools”. Professional golfer for six years. Finalist Rums of Puerto Pro-Am tournament.

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