Outdoor Nation Challenge

2017 Campus Challenge - September 15 through October 15, 2017

Help SUU defend its title as the Most Outdoorsy School in the Nation


The Outdoor Nation Campus Challenge is a Mother Nature meets March Madness-style competition between 92 universities lasting four weeks. The competition lasts from September 18 through October 15.

Everyone is invited to participate including students, faculty, alumni, families and community. Compete in three easy steps:

  1. Download the Outdoor Nation app on iTunes or Google Play
    Download Outdoor Nation on the App Store Download Outdoor Nation from Google Play
  2. Submit photos of your outdoor activities
  3. Score points, win prizes and share with your friends

Multiple departments across campus are working together in a campus-wide effort to offer ways for everyone to enter the challenge, get outside, share with their friends and earn prizes.

The kick-off event, organized by the First Year Experience office, is a giant party at the lake on the hill on September 20 from 4-7 p.m. There will be a DJ, food and games. SUU Outdoors will provide water gear including life jackets, paddleboards and inflatable kayaks.

To see more Outdoor Nation related activities across campus, visit the SUU Outdoor Nation Calendar.

Outdoor Nation Campus Campout Event. View the full event flier or by choosing the image below.

Outdoor nation flyer

Hosted by the Outdoor Foundation, a nonprofit committed to reconnecting millennials with the outdoors, the Campus Challenge aims to get students off the couch and into the outdoors. Prizes for winners include national titles, free outdoor gear and bragging rights.

Learn more about the Outdoor Nation Campus Challenge

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