Break the ice and get to know your teammates with a game of People Bingo! It's endlessly customizable and easy to execute using our coach template.
Photo: Piers Hendrie, Texas Interscholastic Cycling League
The idea of People Bingo is simple: it's a bingo card with a variety of silly, random, or interesting characteristics. The objective: find someone on your team who matches the characteristic on your Bingo card, and write their name on your sheet of paper.
This game not only helps riders and coaches learn names, but it can spark conversations and help you learn about your riders outside the context of mountain biking.
Use our People Bingo template as-is, or create your own card specific to your team! Note that creating your own card requires a login to Canva, a free graphic design software.
NICA's entire collection of on- and off-the-bike games are available in full PDF form in the NICA Coach Resources. To access the coach resources, log into Pit Zone and click the “Courses, Resources, & Benefits” button. Use the resource links on the dashboard, or the search function at the top of the screen.
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