The 2018 Key Log Rolling Collegiate Tournament Series is our cross country tour of competitive tournaments for college students and adult sport log rollers of all abilities. This year's tournament locations were chosen from a pool of campuses who submitted bids to be hosts. Thank you to UT-Dallas, Rutgers University, Purdue University and UCLA for hosting!
We’re half way through the series and have been thrilled with both the level of competition and the overwhelming enthusiasm from the tournament hosts and competitors. Log rolling has proven to be a fun, safe, competitive and innovative activity that college campuses are adopting to grow their intramural, club, or recreation student programs. It is so great to see!
Our success at UT-Dallas and Rutgers University has reminded us that the growth of the sport is nation wide and is fueling our excitement as we head to Purdue University on October 26 and UCLA on November 3. The development of these tournaments leaves us hopeful the sport will continue to make an impact on college campuses across the country.
The biggest thing we’ve learned is that experience is NOT required in order to have fun competing. A little friendly competition truly brings out the best in new log rollers. They step up to the plate, and usually they surprise themselves. Another theme we’ve seen is that everyone improves tremendously throughout the tournament. It’s so cool to see how the skill level increases with each match, and thus the intensity of competition.
Tournament Media Coverage
Fox 4 News, UT-Dallas
News 12 NJ, Rutgers University
Interested in learning more about log rolling in college? Organizing a program, club, team or tournament is now easier than ever. Join us at Purdue and UCLA - register online or come to say hello if you’re in the area, we’d love to meet you.
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While you are busy with the work that keeps camp on-track for success, do you ever wonder what those fun loving counselors are doing during the off-season? We encourage you to email your college staff and urge them to learn how to log roll before camp starts next summer. This winter's college log roller can be next summer's champion of log rolling at camp for a fun, safe and innovative new activity for your campers.
Generous supporters and donors of your camp may be interested in funding a new program activity, such as log rolling. We've come up with a few ideas on why and how to propose the concept of a log rolling program donation to your donors!