Calling All Gauchos! | Time to WIN the ON Campus Challenge 2017


Hiking. Kayaking. Hammocking. Backpacking. Gardening. Bicycling. Walking.

These are just a few of the activities Students, Faculty, Staff, Alumni and our Community at UCSB will be participating in from September 18 through October 15 as we compete to win the 4th annual Outdoor Nation Campus Challenge.

Although there are loads of incredible prizes to go around, we have our eyes on the top prize: the title of National Outdoor Champion.

To learn more about the Outdoor Nation Campus Challenge, visit

 Download the Outdoor Nation app on iTunes and Google Play today!

View the Outdoor Nation Campus Challenge Calendar!

Activites can take place and be logged from anywhere on planet Earth!

Earn Points by participating and posting in the official app

Hosted by the Outdoor Foundation, a nonprofit committed to connecting folks with the outdoors, and sponsored by REI, The North Face, Hydro Flask, and ENO, the Campus Challenge aims to get students from more than 90 universities off the computers and into the wilderness.

To participate, simply:
1- Download the Campus Challenge app.
2- Join the University of California Santa Barbara team.
3- Log outdoor activities during the Challenge to score points.

Prizes for winners include national titles, free outdoor gear, and most importantly, bragging rights.

Weekly Bonus Activities and Sponsor Give Away Opportinities will be posted on our Facebook Page
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Week 1 | Sept 18 - Sept 24 | REI


Week One is sponsored by REI and we look forward to giving away a load of great gear to someone competing for UCSB.
A new winner will be chosen each day.

-Participate in the indicated activity below
-Post in the ON app
-You'll automatically be entered to win REI gear!!!

Day 1 - (9/18) - Hiking/Backpacking - ( REI Flash Day Pack )
Day 2 - (9/19) - Yoga (Outdoor) - ( REI Multi-towel )
Day 3 - (9/20) - Paddle Sports (Kayak, SUP, Canoe) - ( REI Camp Chair )
Day 4 - (9/21) - Biking/Mountain Biking - ( REI Duffel Bag )
Day 5 - (9/22) - Running/Jogging/Trail Running - ( REI Double Wall Cup)
Day 6 - (9/23) - Camping - ( REI Trail Chair )
Day 7 - (9/24) - Camping - ( REI Nalgene Water Bottle )

Week 2 | Sept 25 - Oct 1 | The North Face

Did somebody say scavenger hunt? Check back here on week 2 of the Challenge to find out what The North Face has in store...

Stay Tuned! Each week of the Outdoor Nation Campus Challenge will feature additional challenges and activities brought to you by one of our sponsors. You and UCSB will have the chance to earn bonus points, score free gear, and most importantly, get outside! Instructions will be posted here a few days before each week begins, so keep an eye on this space.

Week 3 | Oct 2 - Oct 8 | ENO

This week, pull out the Slap Straps and get ready to hang out with ENO.

Stay Tuned! Instructions will be posted here a few days before the week begins, so keep an eye on this space.


Week 3 | Oct 9 - Oct 15 | Hydroflask

ONCC Hydroflask
If all of these outdoor activities are making you thirsty, you’re in luck. Hydro Flask is here to help close out the Campus Challenge.

Stay Tuned! Instructions will be posted here a few days before the week begins, so keep an eye on this space.