The Booby Traps
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.)
Get 15 high fives in 15 seconds from 15 different people not participating in the questival.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Take a photo in front of the Xanadu estate from Orson Wells’ Citizen Kane.
Take a creative team photo outside of your favorite Balboa Park museum. Come back another day for a proper visit (San Diego resident free day info tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons."
Take a photo of the abandoned freeway stub on State Route 163.
Leave a book at a little free library/tiny library (not a public or city library). Take a video explaining your addition. #readingisFUNdamental
Find one of San Diego's few remaining wooden pedestrian suspension bridges and take a team photo on it.
Take a team photo in front of iconic suburban shrubs cut out as animals. DO NOT TOUCH THE SHRUBS
Put a picture of Lavar Burtons face on a kite and fly it high, just like Reading Rainbow. Don't forget to sing the theme song.
Write a note with 10 things you love about San Diego and leave it for someone else to find.
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (5pm-6pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Mission Bay Park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp. Plan accordingly the challenge takes some time to complete.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-1pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Sunset Park in Coronado, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 1 stamp. Plan extra time, checkpoint closes at 1:00pm exactly.
Recreate your favorite California sports moment and tag the hero of your story on social media.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
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 >
Find a Razor scooter, and shoot a 15 second demo video trying to get sponsored.
Mail a potato to a friend using the US Postal Service. Yes a potato and no box is needed.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Go to the SDSU Campus and recreate a scene from the movie "Bring It On", yea part of it was filmed there. (don't interrupt any students or faculty) #gotorros
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
Challenge another team to a 100 meter swim race in an olympic size pool. Two totems required in the submission. (Timelapse)
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!
Perform your best pencil dive off a high dive into a pool (12' or higher).
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of San Diego
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 questival team to a best of 3 penalty kick competition using a regulation goal two totems in the submission. #goallllllllll
Do a 'track' stand for 8 full seconds on a bike or razor scooter. No balance assistance allowed.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Create a 15 second Rube Goldberg machine.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
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)
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** - Recreate a scene from "Anchorman". The more authentic, the better. Best 15 second mini-movie wins. (keep it PG)
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.
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients
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.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
As a team sing the state song of California. Sing it loud sing it proud.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Take a 15 second video and tell what the California state motto means to you.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Write a six-word story about Cotopaxi.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include "San Diego 2017".
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
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.
Partake of the state vegetable with no hands.
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours & only in permitted campfire areas.
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours & only in permitted campfire areas.
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 sing a pop song around your campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours & only in permitted campfire areas.
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire. Only in permitted campfire areas!
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
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 & only in permitted campfire areas.
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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.
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.
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds on University Avenue in the North Park area.
Find and photograph a California State Quarter.
Take a picture with a fake California Grizzly. NOT A REAL ONE
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of California
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Impress us with your connections/access to one of California's professional sports teams.
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
Hug an arecaceae, make it feel loved.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Tell us something you learned from the 7:15pm app explanation (it happens from the stage).
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Take a selfie or a team picture with Miguel the Llama. (We will announced from the stage when Miguel arrives)
Eat something from one of the check-in party food vendors and take a quick pic.
Donate to the IRC by clicking on this link. Take a screenshot of your donation to an IRC rep at the onsite Cotopaxi Store. They'll give you a piece of fabric to write a "Message of Hope" to a refugee.
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.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
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.