Pustan Olympics is a typical
good-spirited team-play with tasks ckecking skills with the
usage of the instruments of old pustan-peasant life. The games
are useful also for breaking out from everyday 'squirrel-wheel'
and to lighten daily stress. Thus they are perfect for bringing
together friendly and firm companies, units, and also for
increasing effective cooperation within and building up loyalty
for the company. Forming of groups upon agreement. (Odd number
of participants is ideal.)
- The task is to turn around the pole approximately 15 meters
from the startline and getting back to it with the carriage.
The carriage is either pulled or pushed by the team-members,
there is one person sitting on the box-seat.The aim is to
do it within the shortest possible time.
Horseshoe throwing contest -
The competing teams (one after the other) have to throw 4
pieces of worn horseshoes into a bucket full of sand about
4 meters from them.
Barrow-slalom - The task is to
slalom around four wooden poles, each put 4 meters of each
other, on two parallel tracks with the barrow with a woman
sitting in it and a man pushing it forward.
Pitchfork throwing contest -
The pitchfork should be thrown from the startline with any
kind of technique by men and it can be replaced by a broom
Hit the Ninepins - The participants
should hit the skittle-pins put on top of a pole with a whip.
- In the moment of start you should get on horseback without
any help (or, at last, a horse-herd ('csikós') may help),
then the horse with its 'rider' is led by the csikós on a
Running in the Sack - The track
of barrow slalom is used for this event. You have to 'run'
along the track and get back to the starting point in a rye-sack.
Rope-pulling - Group-members,
holding the two ends of a rope, try to pull the other group,
thus showing their strength.
The winning group gets a present form the hotel. The site of the competitions
is the pusta itself or, in case of bad weather, the covered
Needle quest - Group members should look for needle in a haystack.