You may know Woods™ as one of the leading companies producing high quality, rugged outdoor gear. In the spirit of adventure and competition, they have begun a search for Woods™ Canada’s Greatest Explorer. Woods™ is looking for seasoned and inspiring outdoorsmen and women who showcase leadership, ingenuity, and a passion for adventure. You must be willing to accept the challenge of competing in a series of epic outdoor challenges across Canada. Possess some or all of these qualities? You could win $25,000 and the title of Woods™ Canada’s Greatest Explorer!

Think you have what it takes to earn the title of Woods™ Canada’s Greatest Explorer?

Applicants must submit a video explaining why they should be selected, in addition to filling out a quick questionnaire. Adventure-seekers can submit their applications at between April 1st and April 22nd, 2016. This is a tremendous opportunity to test your physical strength and mental fortitude. The challenges will be tough, but the experiences will be second to none. This is truly a unique opportunity to experience some of the most rugged and beautiful parts of Canada.

Participate and Cheer On Contestants

Canadians can vote and follow the adventure and cheer for their favourite contestants. Canadians will have a chance to help select the 12 competitors through online voting at from April 29th until May 11th, 2016.

  • Fans can follow all the action this summer withWoods™ Canada’s Greatest Explorer webisodes at
  • For pictures, videos, and up-close-and-personal moments through the explorers’ eyes, follow the hashtag #WoodsExplorer at @Woods_Canada on Twitter, Woods Canada on Facebook and woodscanada on Instagram


Check Out Woods™ Products Being Tested in Real Life Scenarios

What’s incredible about this whole contest is that contestants will be outfitted with Woods™ products so viewers will get a first hand experience of their products effectiveness in the wild. See something you love in one of their webisodes? Visit Canadian Tire and pick up Woods™ amazing products to add to your outdoor arsenal.

Personally I’m interested in seeing the Woods Big Cedar 4 person tent in use, and I’m hoping to see the Woods Expedition Canoe Seat in action. I’ve been having some back issues and the thought of being able to have a bit better posture while canoeing this summer seems like an awesome addition to my water chariot.

What are the contest dates?

The application for the contest will open at 12:01AM ET April 1, 2016 and ends at 5:59PM ET April 22, 2016.

Selected applicants from phase 1 will have their video uploaded to for online voting. Voting opens at 9:01 AM ET April 29, 2016 and ends 5:59 PM ET May 11, 2016.
The 12 selected contestants must be available for filming from May 15, 2016 – June 25, 2016.


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