Blood, Sweat, and Beers
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
Contact the nonprofit of your choice and schedule a time to go in and volunteer with them after the Questival. (PLEASE if you complete this challenge make sure to honor your commitment). #integrity
Go to the Whispering Arches on Ohio State campus and whisper a secret to one of your teamates
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Find and photograph at least two of the five markers on Ohio State campus that indicate the location of the underground railroad.
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of Columbus
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Video of a team member slam dunking a basketball on a regulation 10' high hoop (if you're short get creative).
Find and hug the official state tree of Ohio.
Hold a staring contest with stranger not participating in the questival while casually eating a piece of fruit..... don't break eye contact 15 second minimum.
During daylight hours do a touchdown celebration dance with the Ohio Stadium in the background.
Get help from strangers and spell "QUESTIVAL" using one human body as each of the letters. (Other questival participants do not count as strangers for this one.)
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Walk two lengths of a slackline without falling off. Timelapse video. Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in.
Tandem cartwheel with a teammate for at least one full rotation. (need a lesson? tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Take a load off and do some urban hammocking in a creative place. Be respectful of your anchor points when choosing a location (i.e. don't cross walkways/pathways)
Go to a public place and eat a stock of cauliflower like one might eat an apple. Pretend that this is your 'normal' and film others reactions. #secretvideo (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Get 15 high fives in 15 seconds from 15 different people not participating in the questival.
Take a team photo in front of the Ohio State Bell Tower, tell us how many gargoyles are up there in your caption.
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
Donate $10 to the IRC by visiting https://www.rescue.org/cotopaxi then upload a screenshot of your donation.
Write a note with 10 things you love about Ohio and leave it for someone else to find.
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
Find and photograph a Maine license plate. The real thing not a photo or any other facsimile.
Go to a restaurant serving food from a country you've never been to, and eat a dish you've never heard of. Be honest, really try something new and make it count.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Find and photograph a giant sideways mural of the Mona Lisa
Take a photo with the Short North Gothic, tell us in your caption what famous artist's work it's based on.
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing Bicycle Race by Queen together whilst doing so.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you origamized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
Pick up 100 pieces of trash at a local park, recycle what you can and put the rest in the trash. Take a video clearly showing what you gathered.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Challenge a stranger that is not a questival participant to a 50-100 meter foot race in a public park that is not a checkpoint. Be a good sport win or lose.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Take a team photo in front of the Topiaries in The Topiary Park
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Find and photograph the peace statue.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-1pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Scioto Audubon park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 1 stamp. Plan extra time, checkpoint closes at 1:00pm exactly.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Bake a cake, and put candles on it. Find a stranger not participating in Questival and sing "Happy (insert the day, i.e. Saturday) To You" to them. Make sure they blow out the candles.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Give a toast to one of your teammates and take a swig of the official state beverage of Ohio. Tell us what it is in your caption.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
Make a field goal from the 15 yard line... wait for it... with your left foot then celebrate with a dance.
Make large signs and cheer on a random park sporting event, make sure they know you're a fan and make them feel like an allstar.
Show us your best volleyball serve over an actual volleyball net at a real volleyball court with a volleyball.
Go to a grocery store and pretend an avocado (or a similar looking item) is a dragon egg from Game of Thrones. Have a ceremony with a teammate to crown the Queen of the Dragons.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Leave a book at a little free library/tiny library (not a public or city library). Take a video explaining your addition. #readingisFUNdamental
Take a team photo in front of the Ohio Statehouse. Tell us what year Ohio became a state in your caption.
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
Order some food and record a review as if you are Guy Fieri while you eat it. Remember to say "money" over and over to be authentic.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Find and photograph a New Mexico State Quarter.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include COLUMBUS 2017.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Hold a formal hula hoop Contest with stranger not participating in the Questival.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
Upload a timelapse video of your team jogging across Main St Bridge
Take a cooking class and learn to cook something new.
Illustrate one of Newton's Laws of Motion in front of the Center of Science and Industry. Tell us which law you chose in your caption.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Find and photograph 3 deer sculptures by artist Terry Allen near the Scioto River
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Ohio
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Purchase a Cotopaxi product from our Merch tent (at this Questival!), and take a photo using it in the wild.
Send a net. Save a life. - As a team Donate $10 or more to Nothing But Nets at nothingbutnets.net/cotopaxi then upload a screenshot of your donation.
Visit NothingButNets.net learn a fact about malaria then Visit the Nothing But Nets booth and make a 15 second video sharing your new found knowledge.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Have a teammate record you in a challenge at the truth zone & upload the video. You can win sweet truth merch!
Pick up your 18L Luzon daypack from check in, and take a team photo showing them off.
Upload a video of one of your teammates participating in the Gear Up Challenge at the Vertical Adventures tent.
Have a member of the truth team snap your picture in front of the #FinishtIt mural in the truth zone
Start a public dance party and using the Michael Jackson's "Beat It". Get at least 5 strangers involved.
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.