Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal memory from your childhood. Dig deep.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Recreate your favorite scene from the TV series Portlandia.
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.
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
Do your best parkour moves at a local park. Loudly state the word "Parkour" while performing these daring moves.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons."
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (5pm-7pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Colonel Summers Park (SE 17th Ave & Taylor St, Portland, OR 97214), complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp. Plan accordingly the challenge takes some time to complete.
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Do a humans of New York style post about someone you meet during the 24 hours of Questival who is not a part of the Questival use the caption to tell the story. (Don't forget your totem)
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Personally thank a current/former professor/teacher/coach for the impact they have had on your life. Phone, facetime or skype.
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** As a team, do something we've never seen in front of the "keep Portland weird" sign.
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
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.
Plan a 3 day backpacking meal, film a video explaining what you would bring and share some backpacking food tricks and tips
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you origamized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
As a team sing the state song of Oregon. Sing it loud sing it proud.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Recreate your favorite Oregon sports moment and tag the hero of your story on social media.
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Oregon.
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of Portland
Write a note with 10 things you love about Portland and leave it for someone else to find.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
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.
Find a lactating farm animal (i.e. cow, goat, etc.), and with permission from the owner, squirt the milk directly into your mouth.
Give one of your team members a performance review in a real boardroom.
Do a wheelie on a bike for 4 seconds or longer.
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
While camping in the wilderness document/photograph at least 4 different types of wildlife, each unique/from separate animal families. (Don't forget the totem)
Share a large melon as a team, carefully create a helmet from the melon. Take your picture with a non-Questival-participant while wearing your creation. Tap this challenge then tap GO for inspiration >
Post a photo from Questival to your blog and put the url in the caption. (Screenshot).
Play a pop song on a kazoo/harmonica. Tag the song in your caption.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
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)
Take a team photo playing with Romona Quimby's statue.
Find and take a team photograph with this statue. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Take a 15 second video and tell us what the Oregon state motto means to you.
Dress up like Paul Bunyon, make a homemade button that says "push me" and stick it on your person. Stand like a statue at a public place and wait for a stranger to press the button. Once the button is pushed recite a few facts about the person who you are dressed as.
Create a unique Oregon souvenir and give it to Callan (Cotopaxi staff) at one of the Cotopaxi checkpoints. Callan must approve.
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-2pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at the Cathedral City Park (6635 N Baltimore Ave, Portland, OR 97203), complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 1 stamp. Plan extra time, checkpoint closes at 2:00pm exactly.
Hug a pseudotsuga menziesii.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Take a photo or video with the official State Flower of Oregon.
Make a 15 second music video with lyrics about Mt. Hood
Leave a book at a little free library/tiny library (not a public or city library). Take a video explaining your addition. #readingisFUNdamental
Show us your best team roller skating dance moves in a venue of your choosing, make it fabulous.
Put a picture of Lavar Burtons face on a kite and fly it high, just like Reading Rainbow. Don't forget to sing the theme song.
Go to a driving range and hold a team long-drive competition. Record your longest drive.
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.
Partake of the unofficial State Pie of Oregon with no hands. *hint* it begins with Marion...
Eat two crickets #doubledareyou.
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
Donate blood while wearing dracula teeth.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** As a team, recreate a scene from OUR favorite movie Portland based move, Free Willy obviously.
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Film a video out in the wilderness illustrating how to find a clean and safe natural water source for drinking.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nightime hours.
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 nightime hours.
Get 50 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
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 nightime hours.
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
Whittle yourself a spoon and eat some soup with it.
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented.
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients
Perform a blind taste test with a cornstarch packing peanut and a puffy cheeto.
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)
Filter water from a natural source and drink it. Water must be properly filtered and no a kitchen filter does not filter properly.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Go to a cafe and order a local Portland roasted coffee. Be sure to include the cup logo and name of the roaster in your submission. Tell us where if you take sugar and cream in the caption.
Cool off in a natural waterfall (in = completely under getting wet).
Drink water from a freshwater spring (a spring is a point where groundwater flows out of the ground, and is thus where the aquifer surface meets the surface of the earth).
Go rollerskating/rollerblading and hold a limbo contest. How low can you go?
Get llama nail art.
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nightime hours.
While camping in the wilderness start a campfire without matches, a lighter, or starter fluid (fire must be contained inside a legal fire pit). Complete this challenge during nightime hours.
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 nightime hours.
Take a picture of Beacon Rock, "the navel of the world" and tell us how many turns are on the board walk in the caption. Please obey park rules :)
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)
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 make a homemade "ghillie suit" and attempt to sneak close to an animal in nature….OR a teammate and scare the stuffing out of them. Complete this challenge during nightime hours.
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire. Complete this challenge during nightime hours.
Boulder one problem outdoors.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Find and photograph these 6 state quarters together with your totem, Oregon, Washington, California, Idaho, Nevada and Utah.
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds on SW Yamhill St. Do a little research and tell us something about the location's history in your caption.
Take a picture of your entire team pretending to shake hands with the Portlandia statue.
Take a photo in front of the oldest bar in Portland. Tell us what year it was built in your caption.
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.
Visit your favorite Karaoke bar/restaurant spot and sing a song by any Oregon based artist.
Bowl a strike at a bowling alley... then moonwalk backwards and yell Questival.
Go to a bowling alley and challenge a group of strangers to a 'bowl off' and go head to head with them. Losers buy drinks for the winner.
Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
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.
Go to a busy part of Downtown Portland put on your headphones and karaoke your heart out to your favorite song, the whole song, BE LOUD. (aka "Headphone Karaoke")
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)
Very politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
Hold a formal hula hoop Contest with stranger not participating in the Questival.
Take a photo of your team enjoying the smallest park in Portland.
Go tandem longboarding while singing "Don't Go Breaking My Heart".
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Get the best deal you can get on food with a coupon.
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.
Fit entire team in a phone booth, a real enclosed booth like the kind superman would use or tardis.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
Do a flip into a pond, river or lake.
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!
Take a selfie or a team picture with Miguel the Llama. (We will announced from the stage when Miguel arrives)
Take part in the "Follow-the-Llama" Dance competition, get a photo/video of someone from your team participating. #goforthegold!
Visit Island Girl's Lunchbox or Tropical Sno and buy one of your teammates something tasty.
Play a round of Kubb over at The Dyrt's tent with another team.
Donate to the IRC by clicking on this link. Take a screenshot of your donation to an IRC rep at the next to the Cotopaxi Store. They'll give you a piece of fabric to write a "Message of Hope" to a refugee.
Visit the High Brew Tent and get a can of High Brew for you and your teammates to keep you up the next 24 hours. Take a creative photo with your take.
Visit the Noosa Tent and get a free sample of their delicious fare, take a picture of your team enjoying it.
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.
Play a round of Giant "Beer" Pong, Giant Connect Four, or Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite adventure movie with a brief explanation why.
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.