Find a busy public place and recite some lyrics from Neil Diamond as thoughtfully as possible.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 5th thing on the menu.
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)
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.
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
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.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
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)
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Plan a 3 day backpacking meal, film a video explaining what you would bring and share some backpacking food tricks and tips
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (5pm-7pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Crocker Park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp. Plan accordingly the challenge takes some time to complete.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
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.
Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
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.
Recreate your favorite California sports moment and tag the hero of your story on social media.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Do your best impression of the state reptile of California.
Hit a bullseye on a real dartboard from regulation distance, it's 7 feet 9.25 inches FYI.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented.
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Video of a team member slam dunking a basketball on a regulation hoop (if you're short get creative).
Perform your best belly flop at a public pool. Get everyone's attention first. Really go for it!
Do your best parkour moves at a local park. Loudly state the word "Parkour" while performing these daring moves.
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette.
Skip a rock at least 7 times on water.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Walk two lengths of a slackline without falling off. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Find a Razor scooter, and shoot a 15 second demo video trying to get sponsored.
While camping in the wilderness start a campfire without matches, a lighter, or starter fluid (fire must be contained inside a legal fire pit).
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
Show us your best volleyball serve over an actual volleyball net at a real volleyball court with a volleyball.
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire.
While camping in the wilderness make a commercial for a cologne/perfume based on the scent of campfire. Channel your inner Chanel™.
While camping in the wilderness make s'mores over a campfire add an extra ingredient and share your recipe in the caption.
While camping in the wilderness come up with a SUPER clever way of roasting one of your marshmallows for your s'more.
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire.
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
Do a 'track' stand for 10 seconds on a bike. No balance assistance allowed.
Go tandem longboarding while singing Unchained Melody.
Do a wheelie on a bike for 4 seconds or longer.
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Mail a sweet potato to a friend using the US Postal Service. Yes a potato and no box is needed.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of public transit.
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-2pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Freemont park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp. Plan extra time, checkpoint closes at 2:00pm exactly.
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)
Go to a public place where music is playing and challenge a stranger not participating in questival to a dance battle. Make it legit. Create non-monetary stakes. Loser pays up. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Hold a staring contest with stranger while casually eating a piece of fruit..... don't break eye contact 15 second minimum.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your elbows.
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.)
Politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Challenge a non-Questival participant to a jump rope competition in a public space. Provide the jump ropes and offer a prize if they win. #goodsportsmanship
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Take a photo or video with the state pet of California.
Donate blood while wearing dracula teeth.
Go to a busy pedestrian area of downtown put on your headphones and karaoke your heart out to your favorite song, the whole song, BE LOUD. (aka "Headphone Karaoke")
Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Hold a formal hula hoop Contest with stranger not participating in the Questival.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
As a team sing the state song of California. Sing it loud sing it proud.
Choreograph a team dance and perform it with audible music in a crowded area. Get permission first from the owner/operator of the crowded area unless it is a free public space. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Find a little free library/tiny library. Borrow a book and leave a book video explaining your selection. #readingisFUNdamental
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Craft your own version of the California state artifact.
Take a load off and do some urban hammocking in a creative place. Be respectful of your anchor points when choosing a location.
Write a note with 10 things you love about Sacramento and leave it for someone else to find.
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
During daylight hours find and take a team photograph with this statue. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Walk like a flock of chickens across a very public place. Get clucking! (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
Post a photo from Questival to your blog and put the url in the caption. (Screenshot).
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
Get 50 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Impress us with your connections/access to one of Sacramento's professional sports teams (Kings, River Cats, Rebublic FC or Sacramento Express).
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients
Eat a beetle #doubledareyou.
Eat two crickets #doubledareyou.
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
Find and photograph a California State Quarter.
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
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.
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of California.
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds with the Golden 1 Center in the background.
Take a team photo with the United States heaviest swinging center bridge in the background.
During daylight hours find and take a team photograph with this piece of art. (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!
Hurdle a full-size garbage can. After you're finished, empty your pockets of any trash.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Eat something from one of the check-in party food vendors and take a quick pic.
Take part as a competior or spectator in the dance off. Get a photo/video of the best dance moves. #goforthegold!
Play cornhole at the Festival with another team
Donate to the IRC by clicking on this link. Take a screenshot of your donation to an IRC rep at the onsite Cotopaxi Store. They'll give you a piece of fabric to write a "Message of Hope" to a refugee. We'll combine these flags from every city to create a giant display at the end of the year.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Play Giant "Beer" Pong at the Festival with another team
Take a selfie or a team picture with one of the Questival flags.
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.
Take a team photo with the Mount Cotopaxi photo backdrop on the backside of the store.
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.
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.