An example of one of many competitions that have been on the show.

Competitions, or Challenges in most versions, are have been a very important part of Big Brother's gameplay ever since the show began. The winner of the competition or the group will receive the power of special privileges for the week.

These competitions or challenges have a variety of uses throughout the show, ranging from weekly shopping tasks to eviction challenges. There are many different types of competitions, listed below.

Competitions/Challenges throughout every franchise

Competitions Through Big Brother U.S.

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Celebrity 1 2
Tasks
Luxury
Reward
Head of Household
Food
Power
of Veto
Silver
Golden
Diamond
Dual
Double
VIP
Coup d'Etat
Power Couple
Have/Have-Not
Re-Entry
Coaches
Hit The Road
Battle of the Block
Immunity
Roadkill
Battle Back
Temptation
Punishment
Hacker
Whacktivity
Safety Suite


*Note*: The Coup d'Etat and the Diamond Power of Veto reappeared on Big Brother 11 and Big Brother 12 respectively, however, the houseguests on both seasons didn't compete for neither of the two. Instead, they were given out by America's Vote and Pandora's Box respectively.

Competitions Through Big Brother Canada

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Head of Household
Power
of Veto
Golden
Secret
Diamond
Boomerang
Black Hole
Have/Have-Not
Re-Entry
Immunity
Luxury
Tasks
Hit The Road

*Note*:

  • A similar version of Coup d'Etat appeared on Big Brother Canada 3, however, the houseguests on that season didn't compete for the power. Instead, they were given out by Canada's Vote.
  • The Canadian version of the Boomerang Power of Veto was named as the Double Power of Veto, not to be confused with the American version of the Double Power of Veto

Challenges Through Pinoy Big Brother

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Tasks
Luxury/Reward
Back to the House
Head of Household
Ligtask Immunity
Nomination
Veto
Eviction
House Competition
The White Room
The Big Jump
Lucky Slot

Challenges Through Big Brother Australia

Competitions Through Big Brother UK (franchise)

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