Friends with Innies
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
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.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
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 15 second Rube Goldberg machine.
Do a little research about fire safety and upload a video sharing what you learned.
Contact the nonprofit of your choice and schedule a time to go in and volunteer with them after the Questival. (PLEASE if you complete this challenge make sure to honor your commitment). #integrity
Convince a non-Questival participant to paint their face with the logo of your favorite sports franchise
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
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.
Leave a book at a little free library/tiny library (not a public or city library). Take a video explaining your addition. #readingisFUNdamental
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.
Visit the Burlington Earth Clock during daylight hours. Figure out how to use it to well what time of day it is, and upload a video showing us how.
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of Burlington.
Find the local Wizard of OZ "Flying Monkeys" in Burlington and take a team picture as if they are chasing you.
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.)
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Find and photograph a unique looking downtown bike rack designed by Kat Clear
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Find and photograph "Democracy" by W.F. Herrick. Tell us what it means to you in your caption.
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)
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Donate healthy nonperishable food to the homeless shelter or food bank of your choice. Minimum two items per teammate.
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Hold a formal hula hoop Contest with stranger not participating in the Questival.
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.
Donate blood while wearing dracula teeth.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Find and photograph "Whale Tails" by Jim Sardonis
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
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)
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.
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.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Skip a rock at least 7 times on water.
Find and photograph a living specimen of either the state bird, state insect, or state butterfly of Vermont. Tell us what it is and where you found it in your caption.
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Take a drive to the Floating Bridge of Brookfield. Take a picture of a teammate doing a handstand on the bridge.
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
Take a roadtrip to the place where "Beetlejuice" was filmed, and recreate a scene from the movie.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Cross the border with another state. Take a video at the border doing your best Michael Jackson dance moves. #beatit
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Hug the official state tree of Vermont. Tell us what it is in your caption.
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)
Filter water from a natural source and drink it. Water must be properly filtered and no a kitchen filter does not filter properly.
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.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Take a 90 mile roadtrip back in time to see the Vermontasaurus and Baby. Take a team photo with the baby.
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)
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Corden @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Find the Woodstock Town Crier. Take a team picture at this historic message board and tell us what's going on in the community.
Write a note with 10 things you love about Vermont and leave it for someone else to find.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Donate $10 to the IRC by visiting https://www.rescue.org/cotopaxi then upload a screenshot of your donation.
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal with a camp stove or any other method that doesn't include an open fire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Eat a dish featuring the official state flavor of Vermont, tell us what you ate and where you got it in your caption.
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal memory from your childhood. Dig deep.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
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.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include Burlington 2017.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Find and photograph an Oregon State Quarter.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Find and photograph a Maine license plate. The real thing not a photo or any other facsimile.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
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.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Purchase a Cotopaxi product from our mobile store (at this Questival!), and take a photo using it in the wild.
Have a member of the truth team snap your picture in front of the #FinishtIt mural in the truth zone.
Play one of the yard games set up in the festival area against another team.
Have a teammate record you in a challenge at the truth zone & upload the video. You could win sweet truth merch!
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.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at The Champlain Valley Exposition having parked legally and lawfully or taken public transportation.
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.
Start a public dance party and using the Michael Jackson's "Beat It". Get at least 5 strangers involved.
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.