Challenge EPFL - ETHZ

End of March 2023
Swiss resort

The EPFL – ETHZ challenge is a ski competition that brings together both Swiss Federal Institutes of Technology : the EPF Lausanne and the ETH Zürich. It takes place each year in the end of the ski season in a Swiss ski resort, where 400 participants of both schools compete during 4 days. Participants need to be selected, and the selection process takes place until along the academic year. If you are passionate about winter sports and want to have incredible memories, join us !

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Challenge in numbers

4 days of ski

During four days, challengers from ETH and EPFL compete on the slopes of a Swiss ski resort to get the annual trophy of Challenge.

400 participants

In 2023, Challenge will gather 100 challengers (50 from ETH and 50 from EPFL), as well as 300 ex-challengers, staffs, organizers and professors from both schools.

After-ski and parties

Each day, a after-ski session is organised and a party with all the participants takes place in the ski resort. And of course, many surprises all along the event !

How to participate in Challenge 2023 ?

To come at Challenge 2023, you can either try to be selected as a Challenger, come as an ex-challenger or ex-organizer, or help the organisation committee by staffing at Challenge.

Become a challenger

Join our qualification events in Zurich and in Lausanne. They will take place between september and november. More information coming soon !

Staff@Challenge23

The staff team help the organisation committee to set up the event, on the slopes and durnig the parties. Staffs can offer their help in different areas such as animation, catering, logistics, and more !

Registration for staffing at Challenge 2023 will open in november 2022.

Check out the 2019 aftermovie

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Check out the 2020 aftermovie

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Challenge is supported by

Bernhard Russi

BERNHARD RUSSI

Former Swiss Alpine Skier

PROF. DR. MICHAEL HENGARTNER

President ETH Board

PROF. MARTIN VETTERLI

EPFL President

THOMAS BACH

President of IOC (International Olympic Committee)

Matthias Remund

MATTHIAS REMUND

Director of BASPO (Federal Department of Sport)

UELI MAURER

Former head of Federal Department of Defence, Civil Protection and Sport.

PROF. DR. GÜNTHER DISSERTORI

ETH Rector

JÜRG FRIEDLI

President SSSA (Swiss Snow Sports Association)

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