Where Fun Comes to Scav: 2018 Edition

The University’s annual scavenger hunt took place May 9 through 13.

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Scav Olympics took place on Saturday.

By Yao Xen Tan and Alexandra Nisenoff

22 teams participated in the University of Chicago’s 32nd annual Scavenger Hunt this year, which kicked off at midnight on Wedneday, May 9, and concluded with Judgment on Sunday, Mother’s Day. 

Members from Strongin House's team,
Members from Strongin House’s team, “Maclean Scav Presents: Brostomp,” get hyped up at List Release. ()
Scavvies participate in a lawn game at Tailgate on Friday.
Scavvies participate in a lawn game at Tailgate on Friday. ()
Scavvies and judges gather at Judgment.
Scavvies and judges gather at Judgment. ()
Judges wave clipboards at Judgment in Ida Noyes.
Judges wave clipboards at Judgment in Ida Noyes. ()
Item 303 was to
Item 303 was to “craft an absolutely massive kite with an original kinetic movement to be launched from the Midway. Go big or go home. [175 points] †” ()
One of this year's showcase items.
One of this year’s showcase items. ()
Item 314: We've heard all this fuss about McMansions but can't nd them anywhere on the McDonald's® menu! Please, nally end the suering and prepare a delicious McMansion made out of McDonald's® products. [I'm lovin' 17 McPoints]
Item 314: We’ve heard all this fuss about McMansions but can’t nd them anywhere on the McDonald’s® menu! Please, nally end the suering and prepare a delicious McMansion made out of McDonald’s® products. [I’m lovin’ 17 McPoints] ()
Teams rough it out in the 5 human, 4 legged, 3 hand machine race across the quad.
Teams rough it out in the 5 human, 4 legged, 3 hand machine race across the quad. ()
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A “Lana Del Rake” (Item 160) riding inside a “fully functional coracle” (Item 263). ()
Fourth-year Peyton Walker presented a
Fourth-year Peyton Walker presented a “magical girl-style transformation sequence” at Judgment (Item 122). ()
Scav teams participate in the pickle pop event at scav olympics on Saturday.
Scav teams participate in the pickle pop event at scav olympics on Saturday. ()