Medical students, do you have what it takes to be crowned Battle of the DermSocs Champions 2021/22!?

Show off your leadership and management skills against rival DermSocs whilst raising money for the British Skin Foundation – the UK’s only charity supporting research in to skin cancer and all skin disease.

How to Enter

To enter BOTDS 2021/2022 all you need to do is complete the following two-step process; 

  1. Create your team's bespoke BSF fundraising page.

Remember, this is a competition! Make sure your page stands out from the rest! We (and competing teams) would love to see how you are getting on so remember to frequently add updates, photos, and videos. 

2.  Complete the committee member registration form 

Complete the 'Committee Members Registration Form' with details of all committee members. This is so all committee members can be contacted by their mentor, who will be assigned to them upon registration. In addition, we will use this information to create certificates for winning teams. 

Winning Categories 

To make things a little more interesting we have three different prizes categories; 

- Battle of the DermSocs Champions: Awarded to the team who raises the most money 

- Most Creative: Awarded to the team who organise, and raise money from, the most creative activity 

- Best Media Presence: Awarded to the team who most impressively and creatively use social media and their fundraising page. 

Competition Rules 

  • To enter you need to create a BSF fundraising page and complete the committee members registration form.
  • The competition will run from Monday 11th October - midnight Friday 17th June. 
  • During this time your aim is to raise as much money for the British Skin Foundation as possible.
  • All funds you raise are exclusively for the British Skin Foundation 
  • Funds raised before Monday 11th October 2022 or after Friday 17th June 2022 will not be counted towards your final total. 
  • You are free to raise funds whichever way you wish, nothing is off-limits, as long as it is legal! 
  • When you hold an activity you need to declare the amount of funds you raised to your mentor within 10 working days of the activity taking place. 
  • There is no minimum or maximum number of people permitted per team, however, in the spirit of competition all team members should belong to a DermSoc. If your team receives external assistance and wins a category only DermSoc members will be awarded a prize and certificates.
  • Have a great time!

The British Skin Foundation team and the BOTDS committee are hoping that this year will see all DermSocs across the UK sign up and get involved with competition to support the future of UK dermatology and help to improve the lives of skin disease and skin cancer patients. 

So what are you waiting for!? Get your team together and sign up today! 

Keep Social 

Don't forget to share your BOTDS photos and stories with us via FacebookTwitter and Instagram using the hashtags #battleofthedermsocs #GoTeamBSF #BOTDSforBSF


If you have any questions please get in touch with BOTDS co-founders, Ewa and Suhki on [email protected] or if you have any questions about the charity please contact [email protected] 


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