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Challenges

You like a good challenge, right? Well, One Day for Iowa offered numerous challenges to benefit colleges and featured programs at the University of Iowa.

Dollars Raised Challenge ($40,000)

This challenge awards a percentage of $40,000 to UI colleges or featured programs based on their total amount raised during One Day for Iowa. Leaderboards will be available on One Day for Iowa, which will show updates on where each college or featured program ranks throughout the day.

Participation Challenge ($40,000)

This challenge will award a percentage of $40,000 to the 10 UI colleges or featured programs that receive the highest number of gifts during One Day for Iowa. Leaderboards will be available during One Day for Iowa, which will show updates on where colleges or featured programs rank throughout the day.

Social Media Challenges ($20,000)

One Day for Iowa will feature numerous social media challenges. Make sure to use the hashtag #1DayforIowa and to follow the University of Iowa Foundation on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to stay connected!

Hourly Challenges

  • International Challenge—The UI college or featured program that receives the gift from the donor furthest away from campus between 2:00 a.m. and 3:30 a.m. (CDT) wins additional funding. WINNER: International Programs & UI Tippie College of Business
  • Rush Hour Challenge—The UI college or featured program that receives the most gifts between 6:00 a.m. and 7:30 a.m. (CDT) wins additional funding. WINNER: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Recent Grads Challenge—The UI college or featured program that receives the most gifts from recent UI graduates (2006 to 2016) between 1:00 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. (CDT) wins additional funding. WINNER: UI Tippie College of Business
  • Alumni Challenge—The UI college or f eatured program that receives the most gifts from UI alumni between 7:00 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. (CDT) wins additional funding. WINNER: Iowa Impact Fund
  • Procrastinators Challenge—The UI college or featured program that receives the most gifts between 10:30 p.m. and 11:59 p.m. (CDT) wins additional funding. WINNER: UI Dance Marathon

Hawkeye Hours

We’re Hawkeyes every hour of every day. On One Day for Iowa, two hours will mean a little bit more during our Hawkeyes Hours. One donation made during a Hawkeye Hour will be selected at random at the end of each hour, and that donation’s college or featured program will receive additional funding. The Hawkeye Hours will be from:

  • 11:00 a.m. to Noon (CDT) WINNER: UI Museum of Art
  • 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. (CDT) WINNER: UI College of Engineering

Photo Challenges

Tag a photo with #1DayforIowa and give a shout out to the UI college or featured program you support for a chance for them to receive additional funding! Ten winners will be randomly selected throughout the day. While your gift is appreciated, you do not have to give to participate in these challenges.

Photo posts must be set as public, include the hashtag #1DayforIowa, and mention a UI college or featured program to qualify. Here are three easy ways to take part in the photo challenges:

  • Campus Sharing—Kinnick Stadium, Old Cap, and the IMU. As University of Iowa alumni and Hawkeye fans, you certainly have a favorite place on campus. On October 26, 2016, post a photo of your favorite place on campus.
  • Black and Gold Sharing—Help paint Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter black and gold on October 26, 2016, by posting a photo of you, your kids, or pets decked out in their Hawkeye gear.
  • Throwback Sharing—Memories are what college is all about. On October 26, 2016, it’s time to share those favorite Hawkeye memories by posting them on social media.

Photo Challenge #1 WINNER: UI Tippie College of Business - View Winning Image

Photo Challenge #2 WINNER: UI Children’s Hospital - View Winning Image

Photo Challenge #3 WINNER: UI School of Art and Art History - View Winning Image

Photo Challenge #4 WINNER: UI Department of Theatre Arts - View Winning Image

Photo Challenge #5 WINNER: Hawkeye Marching Band - View Winning Image

Photo Challenge #6 WINNER: UI Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center - View Winning Image

Photo Challenge #7 WINNER: UI Department of Dermatology - View Winning Image

Photo Challenge #8 WINNER: UI Dance Marathon - View Winning Image

Photo Challenge #9 WINNER: UI School of Social Work - View Winning Image

Photo Challenge #10 WINNER: UI College of Law - View Winning Image


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