Compete in the 'Ultimate Road Trip Challenge' to win a Spring Break Caribbean Cruise

Entry deadline for the Ultimate Roadtrip Challenge is January 15.
Entry deadline for the Ultimate Roadtrip Challenge is January 15.

The largest college lifestyle festival in the Midwest, GET REC’d, returns to the UNL campus Jan. 19-20. GET REC’d includes the annual Ultimate Road Trip Challenge, where UNL students compete to win an all-expenses-paid, 7-day Spring Break Cruise to the Western Caribbean.

The Ultimate Road Trip Challenge brings together 10 teams of two in fierce competition to win the grand prize. The competition is spread over the two days of GET REC’d and teams will battle it out with unique games provided by the sponsors.

The grand prize includes round-trip airfare from Omaha to Miami, a seven day cruise to various destinations like Jamaica, the Bahamas, Grand Cayman and Cozumel, and $500 spending cash courtesy of the University of Nebraska Federal Credit Union. The second place team will receive two Samsung Galaxy Tabs courtesy of the UNL Computer and Phone Shop. The team that comes in third will receive a Campus Rec Gift Basket and two tickets to see 'Second City' peform at the Lied Center.

UNL students interested in participating can sign up on the GET REC’d website Participants must register in teams of two and all contestants must be current UNL students. At least one contestant in the team of two must be 21 years of age and both participants must currently have or be able to obtain a passport. Entry deadline is Jan. 15.

GET REC’d hosts several other competitive contests including Husker Superstars (presented by Nebraska Athletics), Pepsi Olympics (presented by LINPEPCO) and Wii Just Dance 3(TM). All contests include prizes for first, second and third place, including Husker football tickets, tablets, memorabilia, gift certificates and more. Contestants can sign up to participate at the actual GET REC'd event Jan. 19-20.

About GET REC’d
GET REC’d showcases more than 75 vendors and includes free food, prizes and giveaways. Attendees have the opportunity to try out the latest products and technology, and experience sights and sounds from local and national companies. Those attending can also enter to win more than $20,000 in prizes. The two-day festival takes place 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day and attracts more than 10,000 UNL students, faculty, staff and supporters. Admission is free and open to the general public.

A complete listing of contests, prizes, schedules, exhibitors and sponsors is available on the GET REC’d event website at GET REC’d is also on facebook at