Find challenges to help your favorite cause, club, or residence hall win cash prizes!

Hourly Challenges

Causes within the same grouping compete for additional funds every hour. Whichever causes receives the most votes during their 60-minute challenge window wins an extra $500!

Sunday, April 28, 2019 (all challenges in Eastern time)
7-8pm Residence Halls $500 St. Edward's Hall
8-9pm Athletics $500 Women's Lacrosse
9-10pm Student Groups $500 Students for Child-Oriented Policy
10-11pm Club Sports $500 Men's Rowing
11pm-Midnight Centers & Institutes $500 Environmental Research Center
Monday, April 29, 2019 (all challenges in Eastern time)
9-10am ND in Michiana $500 Robinson Community Learning Center
10-11am Academy $500 Ara Parseghian Medical Research Fund
11am-Noon Graduate School $500 MBA Military Veterans Club
Noon-1pm Centers & Institutes $500 Nanovic Institute for European Studies
1-2pm Special Interests $500 Financial Aid / The Observer
2-3pm NDAA Clubs $500 ND Club of Central New York
3-4pm Academy $500Ara Parseghian Medical Research Fund
4-5pm ND in Michiana $500 Right to Life
5-6pm Special Interests $500 Financial Aid
6-7pm Athletics $500 Cheerleading
7-8pm Graduate Schools $500 MBA Military Veterans Club
8-9pm Club Sports $500 Ultimate Frisbee Club of Notre Dame
9-10pm Student Groups $500 Glee Club
10-11pm Residence Halls $500 Keenan Hall
11-Midnight All $500 Ultimate Frisbee Club of Notre Dame
Total $10,000

ND 100

The 100 highest-ranked student causes from 2018 are placed in one of six divisions and compete for additional funds in this special challenge pool. The causes within each division that receive the highest percentage increase of votes from 2018 to 2019 will earn bonus funding!

ND 100
First Place
Second Place
Third Place
Gold Division (1-5) $3,000 $2,000 $500
Blue Division (6-15) $2,500 $1,500 $500
Green Division (16-30) $2,000 $1,250 $500
Monogram Division (31-50) $1,500 $1,000 $500
Shamrock Division (51-74) $1,250 $750 $500
Irish Division (75-100) $1,000 $750 $500

Best of the Rest

The student causes that finished outside the ND 100 in 2018 still have the opportunity to win additional funds! The 10 causes that receive the highest percentage increase of votes from 2018 to 2019 will all earn $500.

1842 Challenge

ND Clubs, broken into seven categories by size, compete to earn an additional $1,842! The clubs that receive the most votes on ND Day in these groups are declared the winners!

Notre Dame Family Challenge

We are inviting the Notre Dame Family to rally their family and friends to make a gift on Notre Dame Day by offering two once-in-a-lifetime experiences. After making your first $10 minimum gift on Notre Dame Day, you'll gain access to a unique link that you can use to encourage others to click on to make a gift and help strengthen the areas of the University that mean the most to them. At the end of Notre Dame Day, every member of the Notre Dame family who refers five or more people to make their first gifts of Notre Dame Day 2019 will be entered to win. See more details and contest rules here. Below are the two experiences you could win:

Football Ticket Experience:

  • Two free premium club tickets to the Notre Dame Football game vs. USC on October 12, 2019
  • Locker room access
  • Pre-game sideline passes
  • VIP seating at Ask Jack

Hamilton Experience

  • Two free tickets to the award-winning musical Hamilton in Chicago or New York
  • Hotel accommodations for one night