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Settle down folks, because last night not only marked the official halfway point in this year’s season of The Amazing Race Canada (Tuesdays, 8 p.m. ET, CTV), but it was also another non-elimination leg. That means Mellisa and Nancy, who didn’t exactly have the greatest race-night out in Winnipeg, will race to see another day despite hitting that mat in last place.

Considering all of the tasks the racers had to go through (a dart-centred face off, finding heroic quotes in the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, magic tricks, ballet performances and food delivery challenges to boot), that only seems kind of fair. Because once you fall back in a challenge-heavy leg like that, how else do you possibly recover?

That certainly seemed to be the situation for Mellisa and Nancy, at any rate. Despite their best ballet dances and quote-seeking, they were forced to wait out a timer when they lost three games of darts in a row, while siblings Taylor and Courtney proved they’re on the bullseye when they came in first (again) and won themselves a trip to New York.

Anyhow, hot on the heels of host Jon Montgomery handing out the non-elimination news, we’ve got some things to dole out ourselves: our own (very unofficial) TARC awards, based on the events that went down Tuesday night.

High school polls, eat your heart out.

The award for the best facial expressions goes to…

Martina. Seriously, we could have watched her practice that magic Road Block all episode long. Between making the balloon dog’s poofy tail and her animated story behind the ball-cup magic trick, she was absolutely the most entertaining part of the night. We’d love to just hang out and have a game night with her. Can somebody please make that happen?

The award for the best comeback goes to…

Leanne and Mar. These two cheerleaders finally got a taste of what it feels like to be in the back of the pack last week and needless to say they didn’t really like it. That’s why they came out full steam on Tuesday night, landing themselves on the first flight from Toronto to Winnipeg and breezing through the quotes and ballet challenges. Now if only they had a better darts game, because then they may have even hit first place.

The award for cutest couple goes to…

Adam and Courtney, obviously. They had a few road blocks of their own on Tuesday night, including an awful time navigating the mean streets of Winnipeg. Still, they never once got down on each other and they even kept picking each other up. Seriously, these two are #RelationshipGoals if we ever saw them.

The award for best one-liners goes to…

Kwame. His verbal game was on point Tuesday night, as he described the Skip the Dishes challenge as “gotta feed the people” while being brutally honest about “really and truly” not wanting to do the dancing challenge. Sure on paper those “zingers” sound slightly lame, but coupled with his deadpan, chill delivery, we could listen to Kwame narrate this show anytime.

The award for first-place finishers goes to…

Taylor and Courtney, without question. These siblings are on fuego right now with their first-place finishes, and that’s slightly scary. Why? Because when you keep on winning it’s easy to get a bit cocky, and that seems to be where this team is heading. Hopefully they can continue bringing it for the back half of the season, because something tells us the challenges are going to get a lot tougher now.

The award for best sisterhood goes to…

Nancy and Mellisa. For a team that barely knew each other when they set off on this race, we have to say they seem like they’ve been besties for years. These two are constantly picking each other up and rooting for each other, so it makes us happy to see them stay in this race for another leg. To be fair, at this point we want all of the teams to win (how Canadian of us), but after seeing how much Nancy and Mellisa boosted each other on Tuesday night, any other ending just would have felt wrong.

And so the race continues.

The Amazing Race Canada airs Tuesdays at 8 p.m. ET on CTV.