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.
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.
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
Recreate the scene from the movie "IT" where the little boy in his rain coat runs after his newspaper boat
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")
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Take a photo next to a statue of Alex Haley, tell us what book he won the Pulitzer Prize for in your caption.
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.
Catch a living specimen of either of the official Tennessee state insects. Tell us what it is in your caption. Release them when you're finished and don't let them be harmed.
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
Make a 15 second music video for the song Ghostbusters by Ray Parker Jr
Take a picture of a ghost.
Make a list of your most proud moments and your most shameful moments of 2017. Make some goals for the last quarter.
Make a list of 50 things you are most grateful for.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include Knoxville 2017.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Filter water from a natural source and drink it. Water must be properly filtered and no a kitchen filter does not filter properly.
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)
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Recreate your favorite scene from a Halloween themed movie.
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
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.
Go bobbing for a fruit or vegetable of your choice, anything except apples!
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Fit your whole team on a paddleboard and paddle at least 10 feet out into a natural body of water.
Do a flip into a pond, river or lake.
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
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.
It's getting colder outside, put on as many sweaters as you can (at least 5) and body slam a teammate
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
During daylight hours do a touchdown celebration dance with the Neyland Stadium in the background.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite Halloween song. Tag James Corden @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Tennessee
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Film a video of your team painting or drawing something on The Rock
Take a photo with the Torchbearer statue, emulate his pose.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Play a pop song on a kazoo/harmonica. Tag the song in your caption.
Upload a timelapse video of your team jogging across S Gay St Bridge
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented.
Collect a variety of different colored fall leaves, at least 6 different shades of colors. Give them to someone's mom.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Hug one of Tennessee's 3 state trees. Tell us what it is in your caption.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
As a team, sing your favorite number from a musical production in front of the Tennessee Theatre.
Take a team photo in front of the East Tennessee History Center, do a little research and tell us a historical fact about Tennessee in your caption.
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of Knoxville
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
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."
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Take a photo next to the Rowing Man Statue
Find and photograph "Earth Fire Water Wind" by Hanna Jubran
Pie a teammate with a pumpkin pie. Slowmo video.
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.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Run through the World's Fair Fountain while it's on, dodge the spray and try to stay as dry as possible
Go to the sunsphere, (during regular operating hours) and take a video from the observation deck pointing out your favorite places in Knoxville
Take a photo outside the Knoxville Museum of Art, tell us what type of stone is on the building's exterior.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Smash a pie in one of your teammates face, pumpkin or otherwise. Slow motion video.
Video your best scare on a teammate.
Break a wishbone with your bestie and make a wish if you win.
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.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Eat an entire can (15 oz minimum) of canned pumpkin baking filling as fast as you can. Post your time in the video description.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Get in full ski or snowboard gear and lay out in your yard as if you were tanning.
Do the Jack Skellington Mile. Run an entire mile with a jack-o-lantern on your head. Do it in a safe place and make sure you can breathe. Timelapse video required.
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)
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Chug a half gallon of the official state beverage of Tennessee. Tell us what it is in your caption.
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
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.
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you origamized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Carve a beautiful profile picture of a llama into a pumpkin. #pumpkinspicellamatte
Chop some wood in your best lumberjack outfit. Practice proper wood chopping form and safety.
**** PRIZE CHALLENGE**** Recreate a memorable Halloween moment from your childhood, the more authentic the better.
Recreate your favorite nightmare. Be theatrical. 15 second video. Totem needs to be visible.
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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)
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.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Find and photograph "Borbor 9" by Will Vannerson
Perform the official Tennessee state folk dance with the appropriate music. Show us your moves.
Write a note with 10 things you love about Tennessee and leave it for someone else to find.
Find a stranger, ask them what they do for a living and thank them for being them. Be genuine. #thanksrandomfellow.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Order some food and record a review as if you are Anthony Bourdain.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Donate to the IRC by clicking on this link. Upload a screenshot of your donation confirmation
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Throw a pile of leaves in the air and capture it in a slow motion video #justfallthings
Play a round of Giant Connect Four or 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.
Have a teammate record you in a challenge at the truth zone & upload the video. You can win sweet truth merch!
Take a photo with an American sycamore somewhere at Ijams Nature Center.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Take a team photo showing off your new Luzon daypack once you pick it up from Check In
Take a photo with your favorite tree and tell us how many acres of trees there are at Ijams nature center.
Have a member of the truth team snap your picture in front of the #FinishtIt mural in the truth zone
Come up with and film a 15 second team handshake or cheer.
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.
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.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite adventure movie with a brief explanation why.