Challenges:

Below is a break down of each challenge. These challenges are a part of phase 1 of the Summer of BioBall. Participants have until August 31st to submit results for any or all of the below challenges. Your team's seeding for phase 2 will depend on the amount of point you earn in phase 1.

Your teams total will be comprised of the top 3 Special Olympics Massachusetts athletes and the top 3 Biotech employees.  

Note: you may complete each challenge as many times as you'd like to improve your score. Photos/Videos are not required for submission unless stated otherwise. 

Shooting Challenges:

Time: 3 minutes per drill

Format: 1 ball. Rebound your own shots, or have someone rebound for you

Scoring: 1 point per shot

Shooting Challenges Include: 

  1. Layups

  2. Free Throw Hot Shots (15 feet away)

  3. 3-pointers 

Ball Handling Challenge:

Time: 1 minute each

Format: please see instructional videos below

Scoring: 1 point for each full rotation

The Handling Drills Include:

  1. Around the waist

  2. Figure 8

  3. Dribble figure 8

Speed Dribbling Challenge:

Time: 2 minutes

Format: Dribbling back and forth from a distance of 25 paces

Scoring: 1 point for each length completed 

Exercise Contests:

Time: 1 minute per drill

Format: please see instructional videos below

Scoring: 1 point per activity

Exercise Contests Include: 

  1. Push ups

  2. Jumping jacks

  3. Burpees

 

 

Bonus Challenges:

Slam Dunk Contest:

Video submission required.

Time: N/A

Format: Adjust a basketball hoop to any height, and use any size ball. If you do not have access to a basketball hoop, you may use a make shift of any kind.

Scoring: Top 3 dunks get 3, 2, or 1 point(s) for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place. The dunks will be voted on by a BioBall panel

BioBall Team Intro Video:

Video submission required.

Time: Up to your discretion 

Format: Submit 1 video per team. Show off your video skills with the best team introduction.

Scoring: Top 3 submissions get 3, 2, or 1 point(s) for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place. Submissions will be voted on by a BioBall panel

 

 

Instructional Videos:

Shooting Challenges:

Reminder: you have 3 minutes to complete each drill

Layups:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Free Throw Hot Shots:

 

3-pointers:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 
 
Ball Handling Challenge:

Reminder: you have 1 minute to complete each drill

Around the waist, Figure 8, Dribble figure 8:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Speed Dribbling Challenge:

Reminder: you have 2 minutes to complete this challenge

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Exercise Contests:

Reminder: you have 1 minute to complete each drill

Push Ups:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jumping Jacks: 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Burpees:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Slam Dunk Contest:

Reminder:  This is a bonus challenge and video submission is required

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BioBall Team Intro Video:

Reminder: This is a bonus challenge and video submission is required. One video per team.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Click here for scoring information. Submit your challenge score here.