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Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
Bake a cake, and put candles on it. Find a stranger and sing "Happy (insert the day, i.e. Saturday) To You" to them. Make sure they blow out the candles. (store bought cake does not count)
Write a note with 10 things you love about The Triangle and leave it for someone else to find.
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.
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.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 7th thing on the menu.
Lay face down motionless in a public area for 60 seconds or until a stranger comes to check on you. Timelapse. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in also don't forget your totem)
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.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Find an awesome stranger who you think would be down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall. Find someone who is not participating in the Questival.
Give a stranger not participating in the questival a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis. (store bought cookies do not count)
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Find this place, and go there with your team. Tell us where it is in the caption. (tap this challenge then tap GO to see what we mean)
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. (don't forget your totem)
Create a piece of chalk art (see link example, do something original) on a public walkway somewhere in The Triangle, (but not at one of our checkpoints)
Recreate "The Shot" from Duke Basketball history.
Show us your best volleyball serve over an actual volleyball net at a real volleyball court with a volleyball.
Mail a sweet potato to a friend using the US Postal Service. Yes, a potato and no box is needed.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Personally thank a current/former professor/teacher/coach for the impact they have had on your life. Phone, facetime or skype.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette.
Create a 10 second Rube Goldberg machine.
Find out what the North Carolina State Motto is, than film a video illustrating how your team lives up to it
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal moment from your childhood. Dig deep.
Get llama nail art.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Take a video of a team member drinking High Brew in motion via paddle, surf, swim, hike, bike, etc.
Take a photo with either the North Carolina State Flower, or North Carolina State Wildflower. Must be a real-life living specimen. Tell us what you chose in the caption.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunrise Saturday is at about 7:10 am)
While camping in the wilderness make a commercial for a cologne/perfume based on the scent of campfire. Channel your inner Chanel™.
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)
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
Have a teammate hold their breath while completely submerged underwater for as long as they can. Submit timelapse footage and record the total time in the description. (don't forget your totem)
Howl at the moon as a team at midnight (Be quiet and respectful of your neighbors if you have sleeping neighbors nearby).
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Create a 15 second video telling what your favorite State park is and why.
Plan a 3 day backpacking meal, film a video explaining what you would bring and share some backpacking food tricks and tips
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Create your own Questival challenge and film your team doing it. Tell us what it is in the caption and post on social media inviting your friends to complete your challenge as well. Use the hashtag #QuestivalDaily"
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.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Whittle yourself a spoon and eat some soup with it.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
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.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Go to Duke University Chapel
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunset friday is at about 7:30 pm)
Hug the official State Tree of North Carolina. Tell us what it is in the caption.
Take part in the "Follow-the-Llama" Dance competition, get a photo/video of someone from your team participating. #goforthegold!
Take a selfie or a team picture with Miguel the Llama. (We will announced from the stage when Miguel arrives)
Play Giant "Beer" Pong at the Festival with another team
Take a team photo with the Mt. Cotopaxi backdrop located on the back side of the store tents.
Eat something from one of the check-in party food vendors and take a quick pic.
Grab a High Brew at check-in and save it for a challenge that will come later.
Play Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team
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.
Come up with and film a 15 second team handshake or cheer.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite adventure movie with a brief explanation why.
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.