This September, 200 University Student Teams Will Embark on The Journey of a Lifetime Across Europe, Using Cans of Red Bull as Their Only Form of Currency

MARCH 10, 2020 – Johannesburg, South Africa. Public voting has concluded, leading to the selection of nearly 200 lucky university student teams from 60 countries around the globe for Red Bull Can You Make It? 2020, with two SA teams being part of the selection.

During the seven-day travel adventure across Europe, participants will rely solely on street smarts, charm, and negotiating skills to arrange transportation, lodging, and meals using cans of Red Bull as their only form of currency.

The strongest teams from around the world were chosen from more than 4000 applications. After a carefully scanned and verified voting process, a panel of judges picked the final teams for each country. The competition was intense this year, with application creativity at an all-time high. Among the chosen teams, SA applicants from Nelson Mandela University and the University of Witwatersrand who were selected as two of the 200 lucky finalists. Team Chilli Cheesy Chicks made up of Shrestha Arijune, Pavika Moodley and Madeliene Gounde from WITS and team Saffa Squad from NMU Jonél Roos, Bumnandi Jali and Gungubele Yolisa Jali will be traveling across Europe for the title.

On 29 September, 2020, teams will start their journey at one of the five starting points in Europe: Barcelona, Budapest, Amsterdam, Milan and Copenhagen. During their week-long adventure, teams must stop at a minimum of six checkpoints before reaching the finish line in Berlin on 6, October, 2020. Teams will make it through their trek with the help of kind and generous people along the way. Red Bull Can You Make It?, originally planned for 21-28 April 2020, was postponed in light of the current concerns from health authorities.

Visit to see the full roster of 200 teams.Meet the South Africa 2020 Teams for Red Bull Can You Make It?

Red Bull Can You Make It? 2020 is brought to you by our mobility partner Hyundai and our hospitality partner ibis budget. Click here to discover ibis budget’s world of adventure. Our official mobile phone partner HONOR enables us to stay in touch with all teams and capture the mesmerizing moments of this once in a lifetime adventure.

About Red Bull Can You Make It?

Red Bull Can You Make It? challenges teams of three university students on the adventure of a lifetime. Teams from various countries across the globe will have 7 days to travel across Europe using only Red Bull as a currency. A daily social highlight program will follow the stories throughout the week, and judging will be based on three factors: Checkpoint Challenges, Social Following and completing tasks on an Adventure List. It’s not about the first team to the destination – it’s the adventures along the way that matter.  It is a journey of charm and strategy that leaves one question; CAN YOU MAKE IT?

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