Social Media Challenges

We will post all new social media challenges on our Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. Our challenges are meant to be inclusive, easy, and fun! See below for official rules for all challenges.

• Follow @yatesfieldhouse on Instagram, Facebook, and/or Twitter.

• When a challenge is posted, you’ll see a description of the challenge, a sample photo or video, and the prize(s) for the week.

• When posting a photo or video, tag @yatesfieldhouse and use the challenge hashtag included in the description. *For Instagram submissions, if your account is private, please message us with your entry.

• Limit one entry per person per challenge. 

• All Georgetown students, faculty/staff, alumni, community members, and friends of Georgetown affiliates are welcome to participate.

• Each challenge lasts one week. Each challenge will begin on Monday and end on the following Sunday at 11:59 p.m. You must post before the Sunday deadline to be eligible for the weekly prize. The winner of each challenge will be drawn randomly and announced in Yates Field House’s Instagram Stories the following Monday.

• All participants are expected to adhere to and abide by the Campus Recreation at Yates Field House policies.

We’re partnering with Outdoor Education to offer you two challenges during the month of June! Our first is for those with a green thumb. Whether it’s a single potted plant in your room or a large garden filled with veggies, we want to see your garden! Post a picture of your garden on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter by Tuesday, June 30th for a chance to win a prize.

For Facebook and Twitter:
Tag @YatesFieldHouse and use the hashtag #GUGardenChallenge to be entered for a chance to win.

For Instagram:
Tag @YatesFieldHouse & @GUOutdoorEd and use the hashtag #GUGardenChallenge to be entered for a chance to win. *If your account is private, please message us with your entry.

We’re partnering with Outdoor Education to offer you two challenges during the month of June! Our second is for all of our campers. Whether you’ve pitched a tent in your backyard or are out in the wilderness, we want to see how you camp! Post a picture of you camping on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter by Tuesday, June 30th for a chance to win a prize.

For Facebook and Twitter:

Tag @YatesFieldHouse and use the hashtag #GUCampingChallenge to be entered for a chance to win.

For Instagram:

Tag @YatesFieldHouse & @GUOutdoorEd and use the hashtag #GUCampingChallenge to be entered for a chance to win. *If your account is private, please message us with your entry.

To kick off our WWOD series, we’re giving away a $20 Amazon gift card! Take a post-workout selfie and post it on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter, tag us (@yatesfieldhouse), and use the hashtag #WWOD by Friday, June 5 at 11:59 p.m. for a chance to win!

Fish Out of Water Challenge

Calling all swimmers! Feeling like a fish out of water? For our next challenge, we want to see how you’re ‘swimming’ outside of McCarthy Pool!

Post a picture or video using #GUFishOutOfWater and tagging @yatesfieldhouse to be entered into a drawing for a chance to win a prize.

Alternative Weights Challenge

We’ve shown how to use jugs of water as weights… now we want to see what you’re doing! Post a picture or video of your best/most creative alternative weights using #AnythingCanBeAWeight and tag @yatesfieldhouse to be entered into a drawing for a chance to win a prize.