NICA Team Event

Get your teammates organized and join world-class explorer Rebecca Rusch for the Giddy Up Challenge this Memorial Day weekend, May 28-31!

Registration is FREE for NICA League teams of up to 10 student-athletes and coaches (multiple teams allowed to accommodate larger teams) and $500 prize to the following two challenge winners:

  1. The team that climbs the most elevation

  2. The team that raises the most funds to benefit organizations that preserve, protect and honor natural places and advocate for accessible outdoor experiences for everyone.


The winner will be announced by Rebecca Rusch at our awards ceremony held on Instagram Live.

Parameters of participation


  1. Each team must have a maximum of 10 student-athlete riders. Coaches are welcome to create and lead more than one team for the competition.

  2. You must set up a CauseVox team page (you'll receive instructions in your confirmation email).

  3. Social Media Requirements:

    1. Team and participants must follow Rebecca Rusch and Be Good Foundation on Instagram and Facebook.

    2. Must post on your social media to promote participation minimum of  3 times related to either climbing or fundraising challenge. Use #GiddyUpForGood

    3. Social media posts must acknowledge the native/indigenous lands on which team is riding. You can use the Native Land website to identify the native land on which you are riding.

  4. To be eligible for the fundraising prize, teams must raise a minimum of $1,000.

  5. To be eligible for the elevation prize, teams must climb a minimum of a quarter Everest (7,258 ft).

  6. The team coach or representative must submit results through a submission link (this will be sent to you by May 27) with each team member’s name and individual total climb results by 10:00 a.m. MST on Tuesday, June 1. You will not need to submit your climbing team roster until you submit the final climbing results. 

Please fill out the form below to register your team.

You can use the Native Land website to identify the native land on which you are riding.