Discover UBC Challenge

Discover UBC challenge information

Join the inaugural Discover UBC challenge – a celebration of movement, connection and wellbeing on campus! Discover UBC invites first year students to explore opportunities to get moving and learn about wellness resources on campus.

Privacy Notification

UBC uses Scavify, a mobile device application, to create and manage scavenger hunt challenges to promote physical activity and wellbeing within Athletics and Recreation.  UBC collects your personal information, including your full name and e-mail address, in order to create an account and provide you access to Scavify.  UBC collects and uses this information under authority of section 26(c) of the BC Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA).

For the complete details of the Discover UBC Privacy Policy, please click here.

Why participate?

  • 1,000 UBC Thunderbirds hats to be won
  • Hundreds more prizes available including a grand prize of a bicycle and dinner for two at Fable Restaurant
  • It’s free – there’s no registration fee or purchases required to complete any part of the challenge.
  • Discover wellness resources on campus including many options for healthy eating and movement!
  • Challenge your friends, explore campus, and have fun!

Instructions

  • Starting August 24, 2019 download Scavify, create an account and join the hunt “Discover UBC”
  1. Download the Scavify App

Search for “Scavify” in the App Store or Google Play or use the download links below:

Scavify download link on Apple Store

Android app on Google Play

  1. Join the Hunt

Open the app, sign up to create a username and password, search for the “Discover UBC” hunt using the search bar.

  1. Discover UBC

This is the gameplay screen. Here you can complete tasks, get points, earn rewards, keep track of your score and interact with the competition.

Great prizes like a new bike, Thunderbirds hats, and fitness memberships will be given away for high scores and those first to complete certain challenges.

  • The challenge officially begins September 4, 2019 at 9:00 a.m.

 

Rules & Eligibility

  • Eligible participants must be:
    • Currently registered UBC students in their first year of undergraduate studies
    • Transfer students in their first year of undergraduate studies
  • All eligible contestants may join the challenge at any time
  • All eligible contestants have until October 31, 2019 at 11:59 p.m.
    • Contestants will be contacted through e-mail to claim their prize
  • Complete various tasks via the app to be entered to win amazing prizes!
    • Contestants need to complete a minimum of 15 tasks to be eligible to win prizing
    • Contestants can expect a maximum of 5 special challenges that will be pushed via the app
    • Contestants may also participate through a web browser
  • Wellness Word for Task #2: Balance

Prizing

Completed Tasks Prizing
Minimum 15

·       First 1,000 to complete will receive a limited edition T-Birds hat

·       Contest entry to win a UBC Athletics & Recreation prize pack

·       Contest entry to win gift cards to on campus food locations, apparel and equipment

Minimum 20

·       First 500 to complete will receive a free fitness membership for the 2020 Winter Term (Jan – Apr).

·       Contest entry to win a Yoga & Pilates add-on fitness membership

·       Contest entry to win a Spin & Group add-on fitness membership

·       Contest entry to win a grand prize of a bike and delicious dinner for two at Fable

Participation is free! No registration or purchases are necessary at any location.

Click here for a map of locations across the Vancouver campus.

Questions? Contact physical.activity@ubc.ca.

UBC uses Scavify, a mobile device application, to create and manage scavenger hunt challenges to promote physical activity and wellbeing within Athletics and Recreation.  UBC collects your personal information, including your full name and e-mail address, in order to create an account and provide you access to Scavify.  UBC collects and uses this information under authority of section 26(c) of the BC Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA).

Scavify is hosted on servers located outside of Canada (in the USA).  UBC requires your consent to disclose the information it collects from you in order to create your account and provide you access to Scavify‘s services.

Scavify provides functions that allow you to upload photos and videos, and to check-in using your mobile device’s geo-location capabilities, all as part of tasks participants may be required to be complete when participating in a scavenger hunt or discovery event.  Use of these functions is optional and may not be required for specific scavenger-hunt challenges.

NOTE:   It is solely your responsibility to ensure the necessary consents have been obtained from all other individuals who may appear in any images (photographs, video / audio recordings, or other likenesses) that you chose to upload to Scavify.

UBC uses information you enter into Scavify for the purposes of recording completion of scavenger-hunt tasks, and identifying qualified winners of particular tasks, or of a scavenger-hunt game.  Aggregated information is used to identify tasks / games with high participant rates.  The information will not be shared with anyone outside Athletics and Recreation’s Physical Activity team, except as noted below.

If you are an announced winner of a scavenger-hunt game, your name and image will be published on UBC social media channels and Athletics & Recreation website.

If you have any questions or concerns about the collection, use, and/or disclosure of your personal information or the use of Scavify, please contact the Intramural Events Coordinator at physical.activity@ubc.ca or 604.822.4909 prior to creating an account or accessing UBC’s Scavify service.

Consent to Disclose Information

By creating an account and accessing the Scavify application, you are indicating:

  1. that you have read and understand the above privacy notification; and
  2. that you are granting your consent for storage, disclosure, and access of your personal information outside of Canada; and
  3. that you understand and accept that you are solely responsible for ensuring you have obtained the appropriate consent of any others who may appear in images you upload to Scavify; and
  4. that you had read, understand, and agree to abide by Scavify’s Terms and Conditions of Use and to Scavify’s privacy policy, as published on their website.

If you have any questions or concerns about the collection, use, and/or disclosure of your personal information or the use of Scavify, please contact the Intramural Events Coordinator at physical.activity@ubc.ca or 604.822.4909 prior to creating an account or accessing UBC’s Scavify service.