Scout on ladder. Read how we pack three days full of Apex adventure

Scouts balancing water filled cups. Find out more about our Apex plans for 2017

Scout on rockface. See all the action from our event on the Eastern Moors

Spring 2016 winners. Check out which teams head up the winners' hall of fame

Where does our entry fee go?

We're always working hard to make sure the Apex Challenge is one of the best value outdoor adventure competitions in the country. Apart from a small surplus held in our bank account to cover unexpected expenses, every penny paid by teams taking part in our events is spent on those events.

Putting on such large, complicated events isn't cheap. There are all sorts of things we need to spend money on including kit for the many thrilling activities teams compete in, food and drink, stationery and printing costs and the fees which pay to keep this website online.

It costs £150 per team of three or four to take part in our autumn 2016 competition. Based on our expenses from 2015 we've put together this graph to give you some idea how each of those team entry fees is spent. If you'd like to read more about how we spend your money there are full details in our latest annual report.

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Event details

All the information you need about an amazing weekend of adventure.

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Enter your team

Sign up now to get your team's place in our next event.

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Team list

See details of all the teams registered for our next event.

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How to enter

Find out how you can sign up your team to take part in the event.

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Your entry fee

Your entry fee goes a long way - take a look how it's spent.

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T-shirt design

Make sure you order your exclusive T-shirts when you register.

Consent forms.

Consent forms

Every team member needs to bring a complete and signed consent form.

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Make sure you know the way to the Eastern Moors Estate before setting off.

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Kit list

Check what you need to bring for the weekend's activities.

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Life at Apex

All the details of what is expected of you at an Apex weekend.

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Frequently asked questions

Look here for answers to your Apex Challenge questions.