Backpacker Challenge 2013

Monday, July 01, 2013 jeffrey 0 Comments

5 teams, 7 days, 6 destinations - who will last the Juan For Fun Backpacker Challenge 2013? Cebu Pacific is looking for teams who are willing to go on an all-expense paid fun adventure and document as many fun activities as possible within the duration of the trip with the given travel allowance. To qualify, you need to submit an audition video featuring all your team members and answering the question, "Why should we send your team to a fun adventure?". Get shortlisted and be included in the Top 5 teams who will be sent-off to complete the challenge. Canon point-and-shoot and video cameras as well as peripherals will be provided for you to use during the challenge proper. Document every fun activity you choose to take (visiting museums, theme parks, churches, tourists spots, trying the local delicacies, and other fun activities the destination offers). The more, the better. There will also be Special Fun Challenges in each destination for your team to accomplish in order to earn extra points and/or prizes. In the end, only one (1) team will be considered as the Juan for Fun Ultimate Backpackers and will receive 12 round-trip tickets to any local or international destination, 3D/2N Local tour package for three (3), Wenger watches, Samsung Galaxy Tabs, Sun Pocket Wifi, Sun Broadband Wireless Kits, and Sun Broadband Wireless SIMs.


Contest Requirements:
  • Team of three (3) students, ages 17-23 years old
  • Enrolled in an undergraduate or postgraduate program in a local college or university for the school year 2013-2014
  • Must be in good physical condition and mental health
  • Note: Members of a team doesn't need to be students of the same school
Contest Mechanics:
  1. Log on to juanforfun.com and fill out the online application form . One (1) Sun Cellular mobile number must be registered as the official contact number of the team
  2. Entry Guidelines
    • Prepare an audition video answering the question: "Why should we send your team to a fun adventure?"
    • Video must feature all three (3) members of your team
    • Must be 2-3 minutes in length
    • Allowed file formats: data, mp3, mp4, mpeg, avi, wmv
    • Must have a hi-res file available upon request
    • Upload your video via Youtube, Vimeo, or Facebook
  3. Together with your application form and scanned valid ID's of your team member, submit the link of your audition video online
  4. After submission, you will receive a confirmation that your application has been received
  5. Your team may apply more than once and send more than one (1) video
  6. Judging Criteria
    • 40% Content
    • 40% Creativity
    • 20% Execution
  7. The Top 5 groups will be shortlisted and move on to take the backpacking challenge
  8. During the send-off, the teams will be briefed, handed their gears, and will be given time to research on their destinations
  9. Challenge Proper Guidelines
    • The challenge is to have the most number of fun activities within the duration of the trip with the given travel allowance. Document it through photos and videos
      • Examples of activities: visiting museums, theme parks, churches, and other tourists spots, trying the local delicacies, and other fun activities the destination offers
    • Each team will be given a Team Marshal to monitor the group's progress and do his marshall responsibilities within the contest proper
    • Each of your team members must use your own Sun Cellular SIM all throughout the Challenge
    • Canon point-and-shoot and video cameras as well as peripherals (batteries, charger, memory cards) will be provided on loan and must be returned by the end of the challenge
    • You are free to choose the activities so long as you are within the safety limits prescribed by Cebu Pacific and its Organizers
    • Special Fun Challenges are also set up in each destination for your team to accomplish in order to earn extra points and/or prizes
    • Your team's activities are monitored via the log sheets you must accomplish and give to your Team Marshal by the end of the day. Receipts, proofs of purchase, activities and expenses should also be logged
  10. View complete contest mechanics
Contest Period: Deadline for application submission until July 29, 2013, 11:59PM
  • Announcement of the Top 5 teams - August 16, 2013
  • Send-Off - August 27, 2013
  • Actual Challenge/Challenge Proper - August 27 - September 2, 2013
  • Awarding of the Winning Team- September 2, 2013
Contest Prize:
  • Juan for Fun Ultimate Backpackers
    • 12 round-trip tickets to any local (except Caticlan and Coron, Busuanga) or international destination (limited to short-haul destinations)
    • 3D/2N Local tour package for three (3) courtesy of the Department of Tourism
    • Three (3) Wenger watches
    • Three (3) Samsung Galaxy Tablets
    • Three (3) Sun Pocket Wifi
    • Three (3) Sun Broadband Wireless Kits
    • Three (3) Sun Broadband Wireless SIMs
  • Second Place
    • Nine (9) round-trip tickets to any local (except Caticlan and Coron, Busuanga) or international destination (limited to short-haul destinations)
  • Third Place
    • Six (6) round-trip tickets to any local (except Caticlan and Coron, Busuanga) or international destination (limited to short-haul destinations)
  • Consolation Prizes
    • Three (3) round-trip tickets to any domestic destination per team
Upside
  • All prizes are tax-free and transferable
  • Fun to do
  • Online submission
  • Multiple submission allowed
Downside
  • Physically tiring
  • Prizes not convertible to cash
  • All video footages submitted become the property of Cebu Pacific Air
For more info, log on to juanforfun.com