Team Hot Rod
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal memory from your childhood. Dig deep.
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.
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.
Perform the official Tennessee state folk dance with the appropriate music. Show us your moves.
Post an awkward team photo during the Questival in your best fall themed attire. Get 50 likes and document (prove with screenshot).
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.
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.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
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.
Play a pop song on a kazoo/harmonica. Tag the song in your caption.
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Go to a busy part of downtown put on your headphones and karaoke your heart out to your favorite song, the whole song, BE LOUD. (aka "Headphone Karaoke")
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.
Upload a timelapse video of your team jogging across S Gay St Bridge
Go bobbing for a fruit or vegetable of your choice, anything except apples!
Take a photo next to the Rowing Man Statue
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you origamized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
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)
Film a video out in the wilderness illustrating how to find a clean and safe natural water source for drinking.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Make a caramel apple, (or onion if you're feeling sassy) and share it with a friend not participating in Questival. Film their reaction. No store bought caramel apples.
Challenge a non-Questival participant to a jump rope competition in a public space that is not check-in or a checkpoint. Provide the jump ropes and offer a prize if they win. #goodsportsmanship
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Put on your favorite costume from your childhood and take pictures with 5 strangers with their permission. Post a collage.
Make a 15 second music video for the song Ghostbusters by Ray Parker Jr
Get llama nail art.
Sing one of Tennessee's 9 official state songs as a team. Tell us why the heck we have 9 state songs in your caption.
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.
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.)
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)
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.
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
Run through the World's Fair Fountain while it's on, dodge the spray and try to stay as dry as possible
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
Go to the sunsphere, (during regular operating hours) and take a video from the observation deck pointing out your favorite places in Knoxville
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Get 15 high fives in 15 seconds from 15 different people not participating in the questival.
Ride a broomstick through a public place. (Be a respectful witch or warlock.)
As a team, dress in any costume and do the Thriller dance in a public venue of your choice. #dothebestyoucan
**** PRIZE CHALLENGE**** Recreate a memorable Halloween moment from your childhood, the more authentic the better.
Go rollerskating/rollerblading and hold a limbo contest. How low can you go?
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Research your favorite conspiracy theory, make a tri fold presentation and film a 15 second video explaining why we should all be terrified. #thetruthisoutthere
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
In a space that allows, purchase and shot put a pumpkin (the size of a shot put shot) as far as you can and measure the distance. Clean up whatever mess you make.
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Eat your favorite dish featuring the state fruit of Tennessee. Tell us how it was prepared in your caption.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Write a note with 10 things you love about Tennessee and leave it for someone else to find.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
Make some hot chocolate or coffee and add a special ingredient.
Rake up a big pile of leaves and jump in it in a slow motion video.
Video your best scare on a teammate.
Order a pumpkin spice latte under the name "Bueller" when you pick it up tell them "Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in awhile, you could miss it."
Collect a variety of different colored fall leaves, at least 6 different shades of colors. Give them to someone's mom.
Dress up as an investigative team and make a chalk outline of one of your teammates.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
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.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Make a list of 50 things you are most grateful for.
Make a smoothie using at least 1 part pumpkin and 4 different fruits or vegetables.
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.
Do a flip into a pond, river or lake.
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
Throw a pile of leaves in the air and capture it in a slow motion video #justfallthings
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Take a 1st day back to school photo as a team on a porch complete with backpacks and 1st day of school clothes and maybe even lunchboxes
Chop some wood in your best lumberjack outfit. Practice proper wood chopping form and safety.
It's getting colder outside, put on as many sweaters as you can (at least 5) and body slam a teammate
Get in full ski or snowboard gear and lay out in your yard as if you were tanning.
Make your own cranberry sauce by cranberry stomping, and then eat it. #passthecranberrysauce
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Eat an entire can (15 oz minimum) of canned pumpkin baking filling as fast as you can. Post your time in the video description.
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
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.
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
Smash a pie in one of your teammates face, pumpkin or otherwise. Slow motion video.
Take a picture of a ghost.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire. 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)
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.
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.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
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 dowse a campfire.
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.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Go tandem longboarding while singing "Don't Go Breaking My Heart".
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.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
As a team, sing your favorite number from a musical production in front of the Tennessee Theatre.
Very politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Hold a formal freestyle rap off with a stranger not participating in the Questival.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite scary movie with brief explanation why.
Order some food and record a review as if you are Anthony Bourdain.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Find a stranger, ask them what they do for a living and thank them for being them. Be genuine. #thanksrandomfellow.
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Have a corn husking race. Challenge 2 strangers to husk cobs faster than you. Clean up the mess.
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)
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite Halloween song. Tag James Corden @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of Knoxville
Recreate your favorite nightmare. Be theatrical. 15 second video. Totem needs to be visible.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include Knoxville 2017.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Pie a teammate with a pumpkin pie. Slowmo video.
Find and take a photo with the native plant for which Baton Rouge was named, and was known as the "Tree of Life" by Native Americans.
Take a photo with an American sycamore somewhere at Ijams Nature Center.
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.
Have a teammate record you in a challenge at the truth zone & upload the video. You can win sweet truth merch!
Have a member of the truth team snap your picture in front of the #FinishtIt mural in the truth zone
Donate to the IRC by clicking on this link. Upload a screenshot of your donation confirmation
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Play a round of Giant Connect Four or Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
Take a team photo showing off your new Luzon daypack once you pick it up from Check In
Take a photo with your favorite tree and tell us how many acres of trees there are at Ijams nature center.
Take a photo with a Common Persimmon somewhere at Ijams Nature Center (tell us something the wood has been used to create in your caption)
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.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite adventure movie with a brief explanation why.
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.
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.