|Vary from year to year; see below|
Cow Crank is UC Davis' annual rock climbing competition. The competition takes place at the campus indoor climbing wall (previously in the Rec Hall, now in the ARC). Everybody is eligible to compete regardless of their affiliation with the university.
The exact date of Cow Crank changes from year to year and follows no set pattern, but it typically takes place sometime between February and April.
Most of the Cow Crank competitions have had specific themes, previous themes have included:
- 2008-04-26 11AM-5PM Cow Crank 17 with presentation by Justen Sjong from 5:30PM-6:30PM. $15. Prizes.
- 2007-06-03 Cow Crank 16
- 2006-02-25 Cow Crank 15
- 2005-04-16 Cow Crank 14 — Moovin' On Up! (on Picnic Day 2005)
- 2004 Cow Crank 13
- 2003 Cow Crank 12 — Mooami Vice.
- 2002 Cow Crank 11 — Off the Cowch Crank
- 2001 Cow Crank 10 — Enter the Moo-Tang