Battle of the Seasons is the 23rd season of the MTV reality game show, The Challenge. The season is directly subsequent to Battle of the Exes. It is the sequel to the show's 5th season, Battle of the Seasons, though unlike other sequel seasons is not distinguished as part "II" in subtitle. The season took place in Bodrum, Turkey and Namibia.
Former casts from select seasons of MTV's The Real World competed with the hopes of winning a piece of the $250,000 grand prize, with cast members from the Fresh Meat, Fresh Meat II and Spring Break challenges brought in prior to any challenges taking place.
The season premiered on September 19, 2012, and concluded on December 19, 2012, with The Reunion Special episode.
During each Challenge teams will compete in order to become the Power Team, who will have the ability to place one team of their Choosing into the Arena. The other couple going into the Arena will be that day's Challenge losers. Once in the Arena a team must decide one Male-Female pair to compete, and have the potential to go home with no money. The losing pair in the Arena will go home, and leave their team short two players. Teams can compete with only two players, and have potential to make a greater share of the final's $250,000.
Host: T. J. Lavin,
|Team San Diego||Ashley, Frank
Sam & Zach
|Team Las Vegas||Dustin & Trishelle||Runner-Up||2nd|
|Alton & Nany||Episode 9|
|Team Brooklyn||Chet, Devyn,
JD & Sarah
|Team Cancun||Derek & Jonna||Episode 11||4th|
|CJ & Jasmine||Episode 8|
|Team St. Thomas||Marie & Robb||Episode 10||5th|
|Laura & Trey||Episode 6|
|Team New Orleans||Jemmye & Knight||Episode 7||6th|
|McKenzie & Preston||Episode 5|
|Team Fresh Meat||Camila & Eric||Episode 4||7th|
|Brandon & Cara Maria||Episode 3|
|Team Austin||Danny & Melinda||Episode 2||8th|
|Lacey & Wes||Episode 1|