Environmental Challenge Accepted - competition

BALTA DABA and YEE invite all active young people to join the international “Environmental challenge accepted”! The competition is organised as part of the project with the same name.

If you are a volunteer, member or employee of an environmental organisation and have organised a local environmental action, join this competition and win amazing prizes from Patagonia.

About competition:

We want to collect and promote the examples of active youth participation - when young people want to solve local environmental problems. Young people are an important part of society and they have every right to care about their future, protect the environment and make this world better. So let’s celebrate it with this competition!

If you organised a local environmental action in the last 5 years with the aim to solve an environmental problem - share your example and you have a chance to win prizes from Patagonia!

How to enter the competition:

Fill in the competition entry form and send it to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. until 7 August, 23:59 CET.

You can submit as many different actions as you want. The action should have happened between 2012-2017.

The competition is open to:

  • Young people under 30.
  • Young people who worked on actions as an informal group or are members of an environmental organisation.
  • One person should be selected as a contact person, but should represent the group or organisation under their agreement.
  • Residents of programme and partner countries of the Erasmus+ programme. 


The winners of the competition will receive prizes from Patagonia.

  • 1 place winner - voucher for any Patagonia product for 500 EUR
  • 2 place winner - voucher for any Patagonia product for 200 EUR
  • Public voting winner - voucher for any Patagonia product for 100 EUR

Patagonia is an American clothing company which specializes in sustainable outdoor clothing. You can read more about Patagonia and their environmental work here: http://eu.patagonia.com/enGB/environmentalism

Patagonia blog “The Cleanest Line”: http://www.patagonia.com/blog/page/1/  

Courtesy of the website http://eu.patagonia.com/enCZ/home

Rules of competition:

  • The winners will be selected by the project team of the project “Environmental challenge accepted”: representatives of YEE, BALTA DABA, OPE, Lithuanian Fund for Nature and Estonian Fund for Nature.
  • The entries will be judged according to the following criteria:
     - Creativity in developing your project
     - Relevance and usefulness of the project
     - Impact of the project
     - Quality of project management
     - Presentation of your project
  • The public vote will be open after 7 August on YEE website.