Learn to Create Templates and Win: Icebreakers Templates Challenge 🎉🥳

  • 21 November 2022
  • 35 replies
Learn to Create Templates and Win: Icebreakers Templates Challenge 🎉🥳
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Hi Miro Heroes :sparkles:


Have you always wanted to learn how to create fun boards and templates but never found the time? 👩‍💻


Well, now is your chance! We’re giving everyone an opportunity to learn the logic behind template creation, create your own on the spot, and even get a chance to win.


We have partnered up with the Never Done Before facilitation community, and the Miro masters @Vitalij Malahov , @Tricia Conyers, and @NinaSwitch11 will each give a 90-minute template-creation workshop where you will learn about the 5 Cs of template creation:




🌞 Creation

 🎉 Colors



Sign up for a workshop!

Nina’s Workshop: November 23

Tricia’s Workshop: November 28

Vitalij’s Workshop: December 1 


Joining one of the workshops us not a requirement: If you feel confident with your template creation skills- no need to attend one or more of the workshops- but it’ll be lots of fun and VERY helpful 😊


You can then submit your brand new icebreaker template for a chance to win a prize 🙌


At the end of the challenge, we will reveal the winners at a talent-show-like event on December 14th hosted by the founder of the NDB community, @Myriam Hadnes and me 😁. We will reveal yet another fabulous prize category then!


Challenge details

 ✒ Timing

  • Submission period: November 21 - December 9

  • Voting & Judging: December 10-14

  • Winners announced: December 14

🎉 Prizes

  • Judges’ Choice - iPad

  • People’s Choice - AirPods

  • Surprise Category - to be revealed at the final event

💫 How to Participate → Check here


Happy creating!

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  • Nick Vitsinsky

  • Scrum Master @ Betty Blocks


  1. Watch the GIF 📺 – Watch the gif inside the template for quick and easy explanation, it covers 99% of what needed to be done
  2. Make a list 📝 – Write a list of different types of things
  3. Spin the wheel 🎡 – Use Spinny Picker Wheel app to define what question will you ask the participant
  4. Chosen word ✍️ – Edit the statement and insert the chosen word into the phrase.
  5. Answer the question 🙋 – Use sticky notes to answer the created question
  6. Improvise 🎭 – Improvise. Change the list, add more types or remove. Make the it yours! Change the amount of thermometers. Find different statements. Make the it yours!

Instruction is also in the template itself. 


please find our icebreaker here.


  • This Icebreaker game is designed to bring team members closer to each other. Participants need to work together in order to find the answers for some personal questions.

  • Who will win? All of the participants by having more information about each other. Get to know each other increases trust between team members, establishes psychological safety and contributes to a high-performing team.


  • This template is most beneficial to small groups with 3-10 team members.


  • It can be used as icebreaker before scrum sessions, brainstormings, any type of meetings.


  • Facilitator should think about a theme for the exercise (Christmas, etc.). Identify questions related to the selected theme, like "What was worst Christmas present you have ever got?"

  • As a preparation for the exercise ask all participants to answer one of the questions and collect their answers.

  • Update the template with the questions and integrate the answers to the word search part.

  • Use the exercise as 5 minutes icebreaker for your meeting.

  • Introduce the exercise, review all the questions and ask participants to find the answers in the word search. Answers should be highlighted by the rectangles provided.

  • Team members are to be discussed the answers shortly.

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Thank you everyone for your submissions! We are now closing the contest! 🙌


🏆 Judges’ Choice

Together with NDB judges, Miro panel will review all of your submissions to chose the WINNER! I can already tell that this is going to be a very difficult job. This time we will keep the voting and evaluation offline and won’t be running a separate event to announce the winners, we will announce the winner in this thread on December 14!


❤️ People’s Choice

Second winner will be decided by the number of VOTES (Likes) under the submission post in this thread. So go ahead and spread the word: the participant with the most amount of likes generated by December 14 will get the People’s Choice prize! 

Good luck!

CC @Akos Piltmann @Nick V @Boris Petrovitch Njegosh @Louisdylanking @OnlyAli @Paul Snedden @amtodorova @Richard Becker @Barry Jack @Eline Charles @Indra Kusuma @Jaipriya.Pandiyan @Krasi_Owtcome @Mirjam Leunissen 

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Hello dear participants!

Quick reminder that you still have some time today to get likes/ votes under your submission in this thread to win the People’s Choice award! 😎


The jury is still out for the main prize, but stay tuned: we will announce the winner of the challenge by end of day today!


 @Akos Piltmann @Nick V @Boris Petrovitch Njegosh @Louisdylanking @OnlyAli @Paul Snedden @amtodorova @Richard Becker @Barry Jack @Eline Charles @Indra Kusuma @Jaipriya.Pandiyan @Krasi_Owtcome @Mirjam Leunissen 

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Hello again Miro Heroes!

Are you ready for the WINNER ANNOUNCEMENT?! 


The winners of 2022 Icebreaker challenge are:

  • Judge’s choice for the best Icebreaker template goes to @Boris Petrovitch Njegosh for 🖖 ME, My State and I template!
  • People’s choice award goes to @Nick V  for his top-voted Weather Report template! 

Congratulations to our dear winners and to all of those you’ve participated. Your legacy will live on Miroverse and make hundreds happy! 🙌

I hope we’ve all learned some amazing tips and tricks from our friends from NeverDoneBefore community and their amazing facilitators: Vitalij, Nina and Tricia. 


Congratulations and thank you everyone for participating!! 😍

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So happy to hit the ground running with our RSprint template !


Thanks @Mariam Danielian and @Helena Brandist to follow up with us !!!!



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Huge congratulations to the winners, and to everyone who participated. We’re all making Miro better.

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Oh, @Boris Petrovitch Njegosh it was hard to compete with you, but let’s meet in the next challenge ;)


@Helena Brandist , @Mariam Danielian  - appreciate for this challenge, looking for more!

Userlevel 3

@Nick V you leave us no merci with super prolific and sharp icebreaker ! See you in 2023 on our beloved Miroverse 😍 !

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Time to start our next - March’23 - challenge! 
Find the details in this thread.
Please note, that we now calculate votes and likes in Miroverse for the people's choice award, so the earlier you publish the higher the chances are for winning.