The players pose with their panels flipped down. The metronome ticks and the red arrow points upwards.
The objective of the minigame is to flip the panels following the rhythm of the Toad's panel flip. If the player flips the panel at the right time, the player earns three points. If the player flips the panel too early or late, the player earns one point. If the player does not flip the panel, the player earns no points.
The winner does their victory pose while other players sulk.
- (horizontal) - Flip
- "Flip the panel!"
- "Flip your panels to the rhythm!"
- "Time your flips to match the Toads around you!"
A "pep rally" is a meeting aimed at inspiring enthusiasm, especially one held before a sporting event. In the minigame, the players and other characters are cheering on the sidelines and the setting infers that the minigame to place at a sporting event.