Campus Challenge 2017

Win prizes for you and all your classmates

Join students from 10437 universities around the world and win prizes for your whole institution.

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Roland Sipos, PhD student at CERN

How the Campus Challenge Works

Confirm your university

Don’t forget to confirm your university email address for your contribution to count!

Invite your classmates

Everyone who signs up from your institution will help you towards your goal.

Earn your ducks! (?)

Your actions on Overleaf earn you ducks! Each duck adds to your university’s total in the challenge.

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Ways to win

1st and 2nd Place Overall Winner

The winners of our Campus Challenge 2017 will be the universities that earn the most ducks during the challenge, as shown on the Challenge Leaderboard.

  • The 1st place winning institution will win free Overleaf Pro accounts for one year for everyone at the institution.
  • The 2nd place winning institution will win free Overleaf Pro accounts for six months for everyone at the institution.

Regional Winners

The top ranking school in each region will win free Overleaf Pro Accounts for six months for everyone at the institution.

Prizes for Existing Customers

If your institution already has a site license, you can still win other great prizes.

Capture the Duck

Promote the Campus Challenge on your institutional blog or website and we’ll send you some Overleaf ducks! Yep – we’ll send you a set of your very own Overleaf ducks to name, share or talk to for debugging.

Once the promo is live on your blog or site, simply send us the link along with your shipping information and claim your ducks!

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What is Overleaf?

Benefit 1

Our online collaborative writing platform is the easiest way to create, edit and publish your research papers, coursework, and much more.

Overleaf provides the convenience of an easy-to-use manuscript editor, with real-time collaboration, full LaTeX support, and structured, fully typeset output produced automatically in the background as you type.

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How to use Overleaf and earn your ducks

There are many ways to earn ducks on Overleaf during the challenge, including:

20 Invite a friend
20 Add your role and department
5 Create project from a template
5 Link Figshare account
1 Open a project each day
5 Tag a project on your dashboard
Plus many more!

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