Knoxville's New Groove
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.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons.
**** PRIZE CHALLENGE**** Recreate a memorable Halloween moment from your childhood, the more authentic the better.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal memory from your childhood. Dig deep.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Carve a beautiful profile picture of a llama into a pumpkin. #pumpkinspicellamatte
As a team make a video showing us a pumpkin carving technique on a real pumpkin.
Smash a pie in one of your teammates face, pumpkin or otherwise. Slow motion video.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
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.
Play a pop song on a kazoo/harmonica. Tag the song in your caption.
Go to a public place and eat an onion 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)
Purchase some Bratwurst from a reputable source and grill them up and eat them. #oktoberfest
Clean and Jerk a hay bale that you have permission to use. Make sure to have proper form.
Go bobbing for a fruit or vegetable of your choice, anything except apples!
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.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Take a picture of a ghost.
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds in the Old Town
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Find and photograph "Borbor 9" by Will Vannerson
Find and photograph "Earth Fire Water Wind" by Hanna Jubran
Take a photo outside the Knoxville Museum of Art, tell us what type of stone is on the building's exterior.
As a team, sing your favorite number from a musical production in front of the Tennessee Theatre.
Go to the sunsphere, (during regular operating hours) and take a video from the observation deck pointing out your favorite places in Knoxville
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of Knoxville
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite scary movie with brief explanation why.
Find a stranger, ask them what they do for a living and thank them for being them. Be genuine. #thanksrandomfellow.
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
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)
Eat your favorite dish featuring the state fruit of Tennessee. Tell us how it was prepared in your caption.
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator
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)
Get help from strangers and spell "OKTOBERQUEST" using one human body to make each one of the letters. (Other questival participants do not count as strangers for this one.)
Run through the World's Fair Fountain while it's on, dodge the spray and try to stay as dry as possible
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
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.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite Halloween song. Tag James Corden @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Write a note with 10 things you love about Tennessee and leave it for someone else to find.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Make a 15 second music video for the song Ghostbusters by Ray Parker Jr
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
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.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include Knoxville 2017.
Make some hot chocolate or coffee and add a special ingredient.
Take a photo with your favorite tree and tell us how many acres of trees there are at Ijams nature center.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Document the largest living spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you origamized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
Throw a pile of leaves in the air and capture it in a slow motion video #justfallthings
Hike to the top of House Mountain (3 miles) take a photo at the top showing us the views
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Make a list of 50 things you are most grateful for.
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
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.
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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.
Play a round of Giant Connect Four or Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
Have a teammate record you in a challenge at the truth zone & upload the video. You can win sweet truth merch!
While camping at in the wilderness make a commercial for a cologne/perfume based on the scent of campfire. Channel your inner Chanel™. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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.
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
While camping in the wilderness make your own Ouija board and see what comes up. 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)
Have a member of the truth team snap your picture in front of the #FinishtIt mural in the truth zone
While camping in the wilderness start a campfire without matches, a lighter, or starter fluid (fire must be contained inside a legal fire pit). Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Donate to the IRC by clicking on this link. Upload a screenshot of your donation confirmation
Take a team photo showing off your new Luzon daypack once you pick it up from Check In
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.
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.
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.