Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
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.
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator
Find and photograph a unique looking downtown bike rack designed by Kat Clear
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons.
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (6pm-7pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at The Boardwalk at Waterfront park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp. Plan accordingly the challenge takes some time to complete.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
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 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.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Find a man made structure composed of one of the official rocks of the state of vermont. Tell us which rock the structure is made of, and what the structure is in your caption.
Skip a rock at least 7 times on water.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
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)
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.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
Visit the Lake Champlain Monster Monument and tell a scary story to your teammates.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Find the local Wizard of OZ "Flying Monkeys" in Burlington and take a team picture as if they are chasing you.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
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.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Hold a formal hula hoop Contest with stranger not participating in the Questival.
Visit the World's Tallest Filing Cabinet, take a photo in front of it and make it your Linkedin profile picture. Upload a screenshot as proof. Don't forget your totem.
Catch a crawdad in a creative/new way. (I.e. bacon on a piece of string works…)
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
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)
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-1pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Oakledge Park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 1 stamp. Plan extra time, checkpoint closes at 1:00pm exactly.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include Burlington 2017.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Corden @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal memory from your childhood. Dig deep.
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented.
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)
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Leave a book at a little free library/tiny library (not a public or city library). Take a video explaining your addition. #readingisFUNdamental
Hug the official state tree of Vermont. Tell us what it is in your caption.
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
Visit "Ben & Jerry's Flavor Graveyard". Tell us what your favorite flavor is in your caption.
Write a note with 10 things you love about Vermont and leave it for someone else to find.
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Vermont
Give a toast to a teammate and then take a swig of the official state beverage of Vermont. Tell us what it is in your caption.
Eat the official state fruit of vermont prepared your favorite way. Tell us what it is in your caption.
Eat a dish featuring the official state flavor of Vermont, tell us what you ate and where you got it in your caption.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Roadtrip to Emily’s Bridge in Stowe. Take a picture there at night and see if you capture any ghosts.
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of Burlington.
Do a little research about fire safety and upload a video sharing what you learned.
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
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.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
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.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
Find and photograph a Maine license plate. The real thing not a photo or any other facsimile.
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Send a net. Save a life. - As a team Donate $10 or more to Nothing But Nets at nothingbutnets.net/cotopaxi then upload a screenshot of your donation.
Play one of the yard games set up in the festival area against another team.
Have a member of the truth team snap your picture in front of the #FinishtIt mural in the truth zone.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at The Champlain Valley Exposition having parked legally and lawfully or taken public transportation.
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.
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.