These 28 Amazing Race Snapshots Show You What's In Store For Premiere Night

"Great Way to Start a Relationship"

For the first time, THE AMAZING RACE features 11 new teams of all dating duos: six who are preexisting couples, and five duos who meet for the first time at the starting line. Immediately, the couples face a difficult decision with a dreaded U-turn in the first leg, on the special 90-minute season premiere of THE AMAZING RACE, Wednesday, Feb. 25 (9:30-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. The Race travels to its regular time period on Friday, Feb. 27 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT). Pictured L-R: Blair, Lyda, Steven and Aly, Bergen, Jonathan, Jeffrey, Harley, Lebya, C.J., Mike, Matt, Rochelle, Ashley, and Jelani Photo: Monty Brinton/CBS ©2014 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved
The teams gather

The teams gather

Pictured L-R: Matt and Ashley, Aly and Steven, C.J. and Lebya, Laura and Tyler, Bergan and Kurt, Jackie and Jeffrey, Jelani and Jenny, Blair and Hayley, Harley and Jonathan, Mike and Rochelle, and Jeff and Lyda Photo: Monty Brinton/CBS ©2014 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved
A dirty obstacle

A dirty obstacle

At the start of the race, teams must run through a muddy obstacle course ending in an icy bath in order to win their tickets on one of two flights to Tokyo, Japan on the 26th season of THE AMAZING RACE premiering Wednesday, Feb. 25 (9:30-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Pictured L-R: Matt, Jelani, Ashley, Jonahthan, Jackie, Jenny, Jeffrey, Harley, Laura, Bergen, Tyler, and C.J. Photo: Monty Brinton/CBS ©2014 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Clean up time

Clean up time

At the start of the race, Steve (left) and Aly (right) must run through a muddy obstacle course ending in an icy bath in order to win their tickets on one of two flights to Tokyo, Japan on the 26th season of THE AMAZING RACE premiering Wednesday, Feb. 25 (9:30-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Monty Brinton/CBS ©2014 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved
A mad dash

A mad dash

At the start of the race, Blind Date Laura (left) and Tyler (right) must run through a muddy obstacle course ending in an icy bath in order to win their tickets on one of two flights to Tokyo, Japan on the 26th season of THE AMAZING RACE premiering Wednesday, Feb. 25 (9:30-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Monty Brinton/CBS ©2014 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Dirty and cold

Dirty and cold

At the start of the race, Jackie and Jeffrey, Tyler and Laura, and Steven and Aly must run through a muddy obstacle course ending in an icy bath in order to win their tickets on one of two flights to Tokyo, Japan on the 26th season of THE AMAZING RACE premiering Wednesday, Feb. 25 (9:30-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Monty Brinton/CBS ©2014 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Talk it out

Talk it out

At the start of the race, Jonathan (left) and Harley (right) must run through a muddy obstacle course ending in an icy bath in order to win their tickets on one of two flights to Tokyo, Japan on the 26th season of THE AMAZING RACE premiering Wednesday, Feb. 25 (9:30-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Monty Brinton/CBS ©2014 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Let's do this

Let's do this

At the start of the race, Bergen, Laura and Tyler, Blair and Hayley, and Harley and Jonathan must run through a muddy obstacle course ending in an icy bath in order to win their tickets on one of two flights to Tokyo, Japan on the 26th season of THE AMAZING RACE premiering Wednesday, Feb. 25 (9:30-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Monty Brinton/CBS ©2014 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved
The new teams listen to Phil

The new teams listen to Phil

For the first time, THE AMAZING RACE features 11 new teams of all dating duos: six who are preexisting couples, and five duos who meet for the first time at the starting line. Immediately, the couples face a difficult decision with a dreaded U-turn in the first leg, on the special 90-minute season premiere of THE AMAZING RACE, Wednesday, Feb. 25 (9:30-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. The Race travels to its regular time period on Friday, Feb. 27 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT). Pictured L-R: Matt and Ashley, Aly and Steven, C.J. and Lebya, Laura and Tyler, Bergan and Kurt, Jackie and Jeffrey, Jelani and Jenny, Blair and Hayley, Harley and Jonathan, Phil Keoghan, Mike and Rochelle, and Jeff and Lyda Photo: Monty Brinton/CBS ©2014 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Phil welcomes everyone

Phil welcomes everyone

Pictured L-R: Matt and Ashley, Aly and Steven, C.J. and Lebya, Laura and Tyler, Bergan and Kurt, Phil Keoghan, Jackie and Jeffrey, Jelani and Jenny, Blair and Hayley, Harley and Jonathan, Mike and Rochelle, and Jeff and Lyda Photo: Monty Brinton/CBS ©2014 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Making a run for it

Making a run for it

At the start of the race, teams must run through a muddy obstacle course ending in an icy bath in order to win their tickets on one of two flights to Tokyo, Japan on the 26th season of THE AMAZING RACE premiering Wednesday, Feb. 25 (9:30-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Pictured L-R: Jelani, Jeffrey, Aly, Blair, Jackie, Matt, Ashley, Steve, and Kurt Photo: Monty Brinton/CBS ©2014 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved
An adrenaline rush

An adrenaline rush

At the start of the race, teams must run through a muddy obstacle course ending in an icy bath in order to win their tickets on one of two flights to Tokyo, Japan on the 26th season of THE AMAZING RACE premiering Wednesday, Feb. 25 (9:30-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Pictured L-R: Aly, Jelani, Jeffrey, Lebya, Mike, Jackie, Matt, Steve, Bergan, Kurt, and Lyda Photo: Monty Brinton/CBS ©2014 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved
A test of strength

A test of strength

At the start of the race, teams must run through a muddy obstacle course ending in an icy bath in order to win their tickets on one of two flights to Tokyo, Japan on the 26th season of THE AMAZING RACE premiering Wednesday, Feb. 25 (9:30-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Pictured L-R: Ashley, Tyler, Lebya, Bergen, Jeff, Laura, Harley, Jenny, C.J. Jonathan, Mike, and Blair Photo: Monty Brinton/CBS ©2014 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Giving it their all

Giving it their all

At the start of the race, Blind Date Kurt (left) and Bergen (right) must run through a muddy obstacle course ending in an icy bath in order to win their tickets on one of two flights to Tokyo, Japan on the 26th season of THE AMAZING RACE premiering Wednesday, Feb. 25 (9:30-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Pictured L-R: Jelani, Matt and Ashley, Jeff, Lebya, Jackie, Jenny, Lyda, Jeffrey, C.J., Rochelle, Mike, Laura, Harley, Blair, Kurt, Aly, and Steve Photo: Monty Brinton/CBS ©2014 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved
An obstacle course

An obstacle course

At the start of the race, Kurt and Bergen, Jeff and Lyda, and Blair must run through a muddy obstacle course ending in an icy bath in order to win their tickets on one of two flights to Tokyo, Japan on the 26th season of THE AMAZING RACE premiering Wednesday, Feb. 25 (9:30-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Monty Brinton/CBS ©2014 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved
A chilly ending

A chilly ending

At the start of the race, C.J. and Lebya must run through a muddy obstacle course ending in an icy bath in order to win their tickets on one of two flights to Tokyo, Japan on the 26th season of THE AMAZING RACE premiering Wednesday, Feb. 25 (9:30-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Monty Brinton/CBS ©2014 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved
All for Tokyo tickets

All for Tokyo tickets

At the start of the race, C.J. and Lebya must run through a muddy obstacle course ending in an icy bath in order to win their tickets on one of two flights to Tokyo, Japan on the 26th season of THE AMAZING RACE premiering Wednesday, Feb. 25 (9:30-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Monty Brinton/CBS ©2014 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Learning a walking routine

Learning a walking routine

In Detour A, Blind Date JKurt (left) and Bergen (right) must learn and perform a precision walking routine in order to receive the next clue on the 26th season premiere of THE AMAZING RACE Wednesday, Feb. 25 (9:30-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Monty Brinton/CBS ©2014 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Performing for the next clue

Performing for the next clue

In Detour A, Mike (left) and Rochelle (right) must learn and perform a precision walking routine in order to receive the next clue on the 26th season premiere of THE AMAZING RACE Wednesday, Feb. 25 (9:30-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Monty Brinton/CBS ©2014 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Completing the detour in style

Completing the detour in style

In Detour A, C.J. (left) and Lebya (center) must learn and perform a precision walking routine in order to receive the next clue on the 26th season premiere of THE AMAZING RACE Wednesday, Feb. 25 (9:30-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Monty Brinton/CBS ©2014 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Jelani and Jenny learn the routine

Jelani and Jenny learn the routine

n Detour A, Blind Date Jelani (left) and Jenny (center) must learn and perform a precision walking routine in order to receive the next clue on the 26th season premiere of THE AMAZING RACE Wednesday, Feb. 25 (9:30-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Monty Brinton/CBS ©2014 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Precision

Precision

In Detour A, Blind Date Jenny (left) and Jelani (right) must learn and perform a precision walking routine in order to receive the next clue on the 26th season premiere of THE AMAZING RACE Wednesday, Feb. 25 (9:30-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Monty Brinton/CBS ©2014 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Rochelle and Mike doing their thing

Rochelle and Mike doing their thing

In Detour A, Rochelle (left) and Mike (right) must learn and perform a precision walking routine in order to receive the next clue on the 26th season premiere of THE AMAZING RACE Wednesday, Feb. 25 (9:30-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Monty Brinton/CBS ©2014 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved
An anonymous U-Turn

An anonymous U-Turn

At the Blind Double U-Turn, Mike and Rochelle (pictured) may anonymously U-Turn a team, forcing them to complete but Detours on the 26th season premiere of THE AMAZING RACE Wednesday, Feb. 25 (9:30-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Monty Brinton/CBS ©2014 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved
U-Turn X2

U-Turn X2

At the Blind Double U-Turn, Jeff and Lyda (top) and Jeffrey and Jackie (below) are anonymously U-Turned, forcing them to complete the Detours on the 26th season premiere of THE AMAZING RACE Wednesday, Feb. 25 (9:30-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Monty Brinton/CBS ©2014 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Memorization skills are put to the test

Memorization skills are put to the test

In Detour B, Lyda (left) and Jeff (right) must memorize ten traditional sakes and correctly serve them to waiting Samurai in order to receive the next clue on the 26th season premiere of THE AMAZING RACE Wednesday, Feb. 25 (9:30-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Monty Brinton/CBS ©2014 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved
The Hairstylists learn the routine

The Hairstylists learn the routine

In Detour A, Hairstylists Matt (left) and Ashley (center) must learn and perform a precision walking routine in order to receive the next clue on the 26th season premiere of THE AMAZING RACE Wednesday, Feb. 25 (9:30-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Monty Brinton/CBS ©2014 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved
The Olympians

The Olympians

In Detour A, Olympians Aly (left)and Steve (right) must learn and perform a precision walking routine in order to receive the next clue on the 26th season premiere of THE AMAZING RACE Wednesday, Feb. 25 (9:30-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Monty Brinton/CBS ©2014 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved