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Hey Everyone, Its Eric from the 30 Days, 30 Ways gang.. and tomorrow we kick off our 11th annual 30 Days, 30 Ways Challenge!!

Who would have imagined when this little preparedness challenge was started 11 years ago we would still be going all of these years later?

For those of you stumbling across this video and wondering what this game is all about, well, here ya go..

September happens to be National Preparedness Month. In an effort to help encourage a disaster resilient culture, during the month we will give you one simple preparedness challenge each day for 30 Days.. You can complete as many or as few challenges as you like. AND you have all month to complete as many challenges as you can! All entries need to be submitted by midnight on Sept 30th Pacific TIme Zone!

For each days task, you will have the basic task, a level up for those who want a bit more of a challenge. Don’t worry, there is something for everyone in the 30 Days Challenge, no matter if you are completely new to thinking about getting prepared, or if you are a lifetime prepper!

Also, this challenge awards points… and the more points you are awarded, the better chance you have at winning one of our Amazon Gift Cards at the end of the Month! A great way to add extra points is by recruiting allies to take the challenge with you… For every challenge they complete… you get points also!!

This year may look a little different with some of the challenges… COVID-19 has impacted us all, and that includes the time preparing for this game.

There are 3 ways you can complete this task:
Put your answer on our Facebook Page or

Provide the answer on Twitter (Please include @30Days_30ways or hashtag #30Days30Ways in any tweets. or

Email us at info@30Days30ways.com.

This game is meant to be social… and we hope you join us online as we learn and share with each other.. Lets get ready for 30 Days, 30 Ways 2020!

What is 30 Days 30 Ways?

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30 Days, 30 Ways is a disaster preparedness game that started in 2010 by the Clark Regional Emergency Services Agency (CRESA) in Vancouver, Washington.Each September, we post one simple readiness task each day.

Each day will have a different emergency preparedness theme and a daily winner will be selected from among the participants.

You can enter as many times as you would like.

Entries will be judged on their creativity, their relevance to the day’s theme and importance of the message.

Who Plays This Game?

Anyone is welcome to play.

Whether you have emergency services experience or not, we want people to consider each of these tasks and evaluate their own personal readiness.

We will all face crisis moments in our lives.

From encountering a car accident to learning of the loss of a loved one, these tasks will help you acquire some skills and be a little more ready to take on those difficult days.

When Does The Game Start?

Join us beginning September 1st!

What is 30 Days 30 Ways?

30 Days, 30 Ways is a disaster preparedness game that started in 2010 by the Clark Regional Emergency Services Agency (CRESA) in Vancouver, Washington.Each September, we post one simple readiness task each day.

 

Each day will have a different emergency preparedness theme and a daily winner will be selected from among the participants.

You can enter as many times as you would like.

Entries will be judged on their creativity, their relevance to the day’s theme and importance of the message.

Who Plays This Game?

Anyone is welcome to play.

Whether you have emergency services experience or not, we want people to consider each of these tasks and evaluate their own personal readiness.

We will all face crisis moments in our lives.

From encountering a car accident to learning of the loss of a loved one, these tasks will help you acquire some skills and be a little more ready to take on those difficult days.

When Does The Game Start?

Join us beginning September 1st!

This Year The Winners Are:

With the dust and smoke settling, we finally were able to get around and complete our wrap up for 2017 and another successful 30 Days, 30 Ways!!.  We once again had some outstanding players from across the country and the globe with several individuals completing well over 2/3 of the 30 daily challenges we provided!!

Below is a list of our top players in no significant order…. If your name is on this list, please contact us (you can email 30Days,30Ways Game Admin directly at Eric.frank@clark.wa.gov) with your email address so we can get your Amazon Gift Card code emailed to you!!

C. Burleson

J. Ohama

R. Rogers

E. Shojinga

Thanks again to everyone who particpated in the 2017 challenge. We hope you enjoyed this years game and look forward to 2018!!

That’s a Wrap!!

We just want to thank everyone who participated in this year’s 30 Days 30 Ways Challenge!  We had a great time bringing you the challenge and look forward to starting next years preparations.  Looking back at this year’s challenge, we once again had players in many states and even a few countries.  We were happy to see so many new players this year participating in the challenge. Close to 70% of those who took the challenge took if for the first time!!  We credit our returning players for this as you recruited your “allies” along the way.

We are busily working on finalizing points for everyone who participated in the challenge, and should be connecting with winners within the next few weeks.  At that time we will announce the winners.

This Challenge would not be nearly as successful if it was not for all of our Community Partners and Sponsors!  We would especially like to thank the Emergency Kit Cook Off, the Regional Water Consortium and 30 Days, 30 Ways UK, for once again partnering with us to bring a few special daily challenges.

As we finish up this year’s challenge, we again thank all that particpated, took, shared, lurked and watched this years challenge.  We will see you in 2018!!

 

2017 June Monthly Challenge

I can’t believe its already JUNE!!  … I apologize in being a little late in getting your monthly topic posted.    Memorial Day weekend kicks off a busy preparedness time for those of us at 30 Days, 30 Ways.  In our day to day roles it means working a lot more weekends and evenings as we try to share a message about the importance of being prepared.  It also means we are in high gear of putting together this years 30 Days challenge for the month of September.  With that being said, we want to take this month and ask you about subjects you wish we would spend more time discussing during our month long challenge in September.  Please share topics and how it could be a daily challenge.  If we use your challenge this year, you will be rewarded with an Amazon Gift Card also!

Junes’s Topic: Preparedness Cornucopia

As I mentioned above, we are in the process of putting together this years Sept 30 Days month long challenge.  We know there are topics you would love to discuss more, or that we just have not gotten around to.  For this month we want you to give us the topics and the challenges to add to this years game.

Remember, daily challenges usually should not take more than 5-10 minutes to complete. Be sure to consider all levels of preparedness activity as you create your challenge…. and GO!!

 

PROOF OF COMPLETION:  There are 3 ways you can complete this task:

  1. Put your answer on our Facebook Fan Page or
  2. Provide the answer on Twitter (Please include @30Days_30ways or hashtag #30Days30Ways in any tweets
  3. Email us at info@30Days30ways.com

We suggest all comments and response be made on the 30Days30ways Facebook page to help stir a conversation, however you can also email us at info@30days30ways.com