Bahama Llamas in Orange Pajamas
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Order a pumpkin spice latte under the name "Bueller" when you pick it up tell them "Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in awhile, you could miss it."
As a team make a video showing us a pumpkin carving technique on a real pumpkin.
Collect 50 pieces of trash along a hiking trail and recycle what you can. #dogood
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.
Carve a beautiful profile picture of a llama into a pumpkin. #pumpkinspicellamatte
It is NOW the end of your 24th hour of Questival, share with us the best photo/video of where you ended up. Don't forget the totem.
Skip a rock at least 7 times on water.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of public transit.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Write a note with 10 things you love about Tennessee and leave it for someone else to find.
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (6pm-7pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Morningside Park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp. Plan accordingly the challenge takes some time to complete.
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Tennessee
Find a peaceful outdoors space, sit down and take 5 minutes to relax in silence and enjoy the moment. (Timelapse, don't forget your totem)
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons.
Post an awkward team photo during the Questival in your best fall themed attire. Get 100 likes and document (prove with screenshot).
Sing one of Tennessee's 9 official state songs as a team. Tell us why the heck we have 9 state songs in your caption.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
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.
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)
Collect all of the garbage you create during your adventure and take a picture of it in the final two hours of Questival then recycle/compost what you can.
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
Get 15 high fives in 15 seconds from 15 different people not participating in the questival.
Personally thank a current/former professor/teacher/coach for the impact they have had on your life. Phone, facetime or skype.
Post an awkward team photo during the Questival in your best fall themed attire. Get 50 likes and document (prove with screenshot).
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Take a picture of a ghost.
As a team, dress in any costume and do the Thriller dance in a public venue of your choice. #dothebestyoucan
Ride a broomstick through a public place. (Be a respectful witch or warlock.)
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Smash a pie in one of your teammates face, pumpkin or otherwise. Slow motion video.
Go to a local thrift store and find a unique item. Take said item to a crowded area, ask a quiz question and then deliver the item to a stranger for a correct response. Record their reaction.
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
In a space that allows, purchase and shot put a pumpkin (the size of a shot put shot) as far as you can and measure the distance. Clean up whatever mess you make.
Have a corn husking race. Challenge 2 strangers to husk cobs faster than you. Clean up the mess.
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
Have a teammate hold their breath while completely submerged in a natural body of water for as long as they can. Submit timelapse footage and record the total time in the description. (don't forget your totem)
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
Do a flip into a pond, river or lake.
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
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.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal memory from your childhood. Dig deep.
Take a 1st day back to school photo as a team on a porch complete with backpacks and 1st day of school clothes and maybe even lunchboxes
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
During daylight hours do a touchdown celebration dance with the Neyland Stadium in the background.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of Knoxville
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you origamized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Recreate the scene from the movie "IT" where the little boy in his rain coat runs after his newspaper boat
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Order some food and record a review as if you are Anthony Bourdain.
Take a photo outside the Knoxville Museum of Art, tell us what type of stone is on the building's exterior.
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-1pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Caswell Park, across winona St (west) from the baseball fields. Complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 1 stamp. Plan extra time, checkpoint closes at 1:00pm exactly.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite scary movie with brief explanation why.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
Camp overnight in a tent in the wilderness give an MTV Cribs style tour of your entire campsite. (Sorry yard/house camping doesn't count)
Go to the sunsphere, (during regular operating hours) and take a video from the observation deck pointing out your favorite places in Knoxville
Find a stranger, ask them what they do for a living and thank them for being them. Be genuine. #thanksrandomfellow.
Film a video of your team painting or drawing something on The Rock
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Run through the World's Fair Fountain while it's on, dodge the spray and try to stay as dry as possible
While camping in the wilderness come up with a SUPER clever way of roasting one of your marshmallows for your s'more. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator
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.
Upload a timelapse video of your team jogging across S Gay St Bridge
Hug one of Tennessee's 3 state trees. Tell us what it is in your caption.
Tandem cartwheel with a teammate for at least one full rotation. (need a lesson? tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Take a photo with the Torchbearer statue, emulate his pose.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Collect a variety of different colored fall leaves, at least 6 different shades of colors. Give them to someone's mom.
Get help from strangers and spell "OKTOBERQUEST" using one human body to make each one of the letters. (Other questival participants do not count as strangers for this one.)
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
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.
Go to a public place and eat an onion 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)
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
Throw a pile of leaves in the air and capture it in a slow motion video #justfallthings
Make a list of your most proud moments and your most shameful moments of 2017. Make some goals for the last quarter.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Recreate your favorite scene from a Halloween themed movie.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Video your best scare on a teammate.
Recreate your favorite nightmare. Be theatrical. 15 second video. Totem needs to be visible.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Hike to Clingmans Dome, (1 mile) Take a video from the top showing the 360 degree views.
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
While camping at in the wilderness make a commercial for a cologne/perfume based on the scent of campfire. Channel your inner Chanel™. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Rake up a big pile of leaves and jump in it in a slow motion video.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite Halloween song. Tag James Corden @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Cross the border with another state. Take a video at the border doing your best Michael Jackson dance moves. #beatit
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Visit a town with a population below 500. Take a picture by the population sign. No sign, no points.
Make a list of 50 things you are most grateful for.
Find a live turkey that you have permission to interact with and tell it you love it.
Chug a half gallon of the official state beverage of Tennessee. Tell us what it is in your caption.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Eat your favorite dish featuring the state fruit of Tennessee. Tell us how it was prepared in your caption.
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
While camping in the wilderness make s'mores over a campfire add an extra ingredient and share your recipe in the caption. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Go to a busy part of downtown put on your headphones and karaoke your heart out to your favorite song, the whole song, BE LOUD. (aka "Headphone Karaoke")
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Put on your favorite costume from your childhood and take pictures with 5 strangers with their permission. Post a collage.
Make a 15 second music video for the song Ghostbusters by Ray Parker Jr
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
As a team, sing your favorite number from a musical production in front of the Tennessee Theatre.
Take a photo next to the Rowing Man Statue
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
It's getting colder outside, put on as many sweaters as you can (at least 5) and body slam a teammate
Pie a teammate with a pumpkin pie. Slowmo video.
Go bobbing for a fruit or vegetable of your choice, anything except apples!
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include Knoxville 2017.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Eat an entire can (15 oz minimum) of canned pumpkin baking filling as fast as you can. Post your time in the video description.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Post a photo from Questival to your blog and put the url in the caption. (Screenshot).
Blindfold a teammate and give them 2 different back massages. One with all of your hands, the other with all of your feet. Have them guess which was which.
Get the best deal you can get on food with a coupon.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Take a photo with your favorite tree and tell us how many acres of trees there are at Ijams nature center.
Have a teammate record you in a challenge at the truth zone & upload the video. You can win sweet truth merch!
Take a team photo showing off your new Luzon daypack once you pick it up from Check In
Take a photo with an American sycamore somewhere at Ijams Nature Center.
Play a round of Giant Connect Four or Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
Have a member of the truth team snap your picture in front of the #FinishtIt mural in the truth zone
Donate to the IRC by clicking on this link. Upload a screenshot of your donation confirmation
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Start a public dance party and using the Michael Jackson's "Beat It". Get at least 5 strangers involved.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite adventure movie with a brief explanation why.
Come up with and film a 15 second team handshake or cheer.
Pick a state or national park you want to visit. Take a 15s video letting us know what you would want to do during your visit.
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.