The Night's Watch
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.
Personally thank a current/former professor/teacher/coach for the impact they have had on your life. Phone, facetime or skype.
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.
Convince a non-Questival participant to paint their face with the logo of your favorite sports franchise
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons."
Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (6pm-7pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Gold Medal Park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp.
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
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)
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
Recreate your favorite Minnesota sports moment and tag the hero of your story on social media.
Visit Mill Ruins park and take a team photo as if you were all in a 90's boy band.
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Walk the Stone Bridge By St Anthony Falls. Take a video of your team spinning 360 degrees make sure you get the falls and your totem in the Video.
During daylight hours walk across the stone arch bridge pedestrian walkway in the center of the bridge take a 15 second video sharing a fact about the bridge.
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
Pick up 100 pieces of trash at a local park, recycle what you can and put the rest in the trash. Take a video clearly showing what you gathered.
Show us your best team roller skating dance moves in a venue of your choosing, make it fabulous.
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
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 this fine Photo. See link.
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!).
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
Share a large melon as a team, carefully create a helmet from the melon. Take your picture with a non-Questival-participant while wearing your creation. Tap this challenge then tap GO for inspiration >
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
Donate healthy nonperishable food to the homeless shelter or food bank of your choice. Minimum two items per teammate.
As a team sing the state song of Hail! Minnesota. Sing it loud sing it proud.
Prize Challenge - Using the art of perspective take a creative team photo with this Minneapolis sculpture. (Tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
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.
Skip a rock at least 7 times on water.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of public transit.
Find a local beach and recreate the Baywatch run. Post & record a slow motion video of your beach run.
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)
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.
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your street clothes on.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
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.)
Do a flip into a pond, river or lake.
Play a pop song on a kazoo/harmonica. Tag the song in your caption.
Write a note with 10 things you love about the Twin Cities and leave it for someone else to find.
Get 50 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Go to a busy part of Uptown (Hennepin Avenue and Lagoon Avenue) put on your headphones and karaoke your heart out to your favorite song, the whole song, BE LOUD. (aka "Headphone Karaoke")
Find and take a team photograph with these statues during daylight hours. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Find and take a team photograph with this mural during daylight hours. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Post a photo from Questival to your blog and put the url in the caption. (Screenshot).
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Take a picture with a stuffed Common loon. The real thing, not a photo of one.
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-1pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Loring Park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 1 stamp. Plan extra time, checkpoint closes at 1:00pm exactly.
Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
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.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
Make a field goal from the 15 yard line... wait for it... with your left foot then celebrate with a dance.
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
Get 100 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Video of a team member slam dunking a basketball on a regulation 10' high hoop (if you're short get creative).
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
Do a quick 200 meter swim in an olympic size pool. Congrats Swimmer Winner. Post a timelapse of your feat. (don't forget your totem)
Perform your best belly flop at a public pool. Get everyone's attention first. Really go for it!
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
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)
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Minnesota.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural during daylight hours. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds on Nicollet Mall during daylight hours.
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** During daylight hours do a touchdown celebration dance with the US Bank Stadium in the background, yes the actual stadium.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Find the witch's hat water tower; Take a 15 second video and talk about why clean water is important. Daylight Hours. Bonus Points if you are dressed up as Rapunzel.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.).
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
During park hours. Take the stairs down to the bottom of Minnehaha falls and take a team photo.
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing Bicycle Race by Queen together whilst doing so.
Do a yoga pose or cartwheel in front of Minnehaha Park Waterfall. Park / Daylight hours only. Photograph or video 3 people doing this task. You may have to make a friend.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Minnesota state motto means to you.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Impress us with your connections/access to one of Minnesota's professional sports teams.
Walk through Zorans Sculpture park, film 15 seconds of Tai Chi.
Do your best gymnastics trick on a trampoline that you have permission to use. The rest of your team needs to hold up judging point cards.
Make a 15 second commercial for the the Twin Cities.
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
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)
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Try a new fruit or vetetable you've never tried before. Video your reaction.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include Twin Cities 2017.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
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)
Take a picture with a current or former player from the Vikings, Twins, Lynx, Wild, Timberwolves, Golden Gophers, or Thunder. The actual person not a photo, statue or any other facsimile.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
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. #winterishere
Take a 15 second video in front of either Matt's Bar or the 5·8 Club explaining why they have the best Jucy Lucy.
Take a Picture of a lighthouse. Be sure to have your totem in the picture.
During daylight hours walk across Smith Ave. high bridge and take a team selfie in the middle.
Leave a book at a little free library/tiny library (not a public or city library). Take a video explaining your addition. #readingisFUNdamental
Do 25 squats, backsit with a teammate for 5 seconds, and 25 jumping jacks in front of the Big Green Chair. Timelapse your video. Daylight hours only.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Tandem cartwheel with a teammate for at least one full rotation. (need a lesson? tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Challenge another questival team to a best of 3 penalty kick competition using a regulation goal two totems in the submission. #goallllllllll
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
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)
Find the Joyce Kilmer Memorial Fireplace and take a 15 second video reciting some of his poetry in front of it.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Eat something from one of the check-in party food vendors and take a quick pic.
Play a round of Giant "Beer" Pong, 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.
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.
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.