Ninja Polka Llama
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (6pm-7pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Wayward Collective (1551 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60622), complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp.
Fit entire team in a phone booth, a real enclosed booth like the kind superman would use or tardis.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow.
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.
Get llama nail art.
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons."
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
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
Go rollerskating/rollerblading and hold a limbo contest. How low can you go?
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
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)
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
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.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of Chicago.
Visit Chicago's oldest business C.D. Peacock Jewelers(founded 1837). Take a picture in front of the shop. Totem Required.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Get some water in your mouth and do what this fountain does with it in the background. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Using the art of perspective, take a creative photo with the Cloud Gate.
Engagement themed team photo at the Enchanted Forest at Maggie Daley Park (only during park hours)
Boulder one problem outdoors.
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Prize challenge! Find a splash pad or fountain that allows people to be in it, casually walk through fully clothed while carrying an umbrella. Again only fountains/splash pads that allow people in them!
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator
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)
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you origamized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
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 team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include Chicago 2017.
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.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Go to the end of Navy Pier and do your best foghorn impression with the Chicago Harbor Lighthouse in the background.
Take a team photo with a willing CTA employee. (Don't disturb anyone operating a vehicle/train)
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-1pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Milton Lee Olive Park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 1 stamp. Plan extra time, checkpoint closes at 1:00pm exactly.
Go tandem longboarding while singing "Don't Go Breaking My Heart".
Make a video of you running around Buckingham Fountain. 15 seconds or less. Timelapse video works great. Don't get in the fountain.
Share the state snack of Illinois with a tourist that is out enjoying the city.
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
Find a Razor scooter, and shoot a 15 second demo video trying to get sponsored.
Do a 'track' stand for 8 full seconds on a bike or razor scooter. No balance assistance allowed.
Video a teamate Yodeling in the middle of the Agora statues. Make sure totem is visible. 15 seconds.
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
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.
Locate your favorite park with a view. Take a picture of the skyline of the City. Totem included.
Locate The Secret Mermaid in Burmingham Park. Take a Picture with the stone mermaid.
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly
Take a sciencey photo outside of the Museum of Science and Industry. Come back another time for a proper visit (Chicago resident free day info tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Find and take a team "Selfie" in front of the "Fountain of Time." Include your totem in the Selfie.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
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.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
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.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Film a video showing how to check the oil, coolant, power steering fluid, brake fluid, and windshield wiper fluid levels in your car. Make sure everything is ship shape.
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
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 a sand dune outside of IL, hike to the top and sled down (there are at least 2 within 1:30 of the city).
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
Take a creative team picture with the city flag of Chicago.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
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)
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
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.
Cross the border with Indiana. Take a video at the border doing your best Michael Jackson dance moves. #beatit
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Recreate your favorite Cubs or White Socks sports moment and tag the hero of your story on social media.
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Enjoy your favorite Chicago dog with no hands. Post the location in the caption.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Find one of Chicago's two remaining wood paved alleys and take a team photo.
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Take a selfie or a team picture with Miguel the Llama. (We will announced from the stage when Miguel arrives)
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite adventure movie with a brief explanation why.
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.