Vote Lees-McRae as Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine’s ‘Top Adventure College’

March 08, 2017

2017 marks Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine’s fifth “Top Adventure College” tournament and Lees-McRae is in the running.

According to the contest homepage, “Colleges and universities—selected for their outdoor clubs and curricula, commitment to outdoor and environmental initiatives, quality of outdoor athletes and programs, and opportunities for adventure—meet in head-to-head matchups in a 32-school bracket. In each contest, the school receiving the most votes advances to the next round.”

Lees-McRae is among 16 schools competing for the “small school” title before entering the championship round.

Starting on Monday, March 6, voters can submit their choice once every 24 hours.

The first round, including all 32 schools, spans Monday, March 6 until Monday, March 20. The second round, including 16 schools, spans the duration of Monday, March 20 until Monday, March 27.

The third round, named “the elite eight”, will have schools battle it out from Monday, March 27 until Monday, April 3. The second-to-last round will have the “final four” fighting for the titles of best “small school” and best “large school” from Monday, April 3 until Monday April 10 before entering the final championship Monday, April 10 until Monday April 17.

Visit the Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine here, and vote for Lees-McRae 

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