Get llama nail art.
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Choreograph a team dance and perform it with audible music in a crowded area. Get permission first from the owner/operator of the crowded area unless it is a free public space. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
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.
As a team find a busy outdoor area and perform a scene from the state outdoor play of California, "Ramona Pageant". (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint)
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Personally thank a current/former professor/teacher/coach for the impact they have had on your life. Phone, facetime or skype.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Craft your own version of the California state artifact.
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.
Plan a 3 day backpacking meal, film a video explaining what you would bring and share some backpacking food tricks and tips
Find a busy public place and recite some lyrics from Neil Diamond as thoughtfully as possible.
Play a pop song on a kazoo tag the song in your caption.
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
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.
Politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele
While camping in the wilderness document/photograph at least 4 different types of wildlife, each unique/from separate animal families. (Don't forget the totem)
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Do your best parkour moves at a local park. Loudly state the word "Parkour" while performing these daring moves.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your elbows.
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (5pm-7pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Crocker Park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp. Plan accordingly the challenge takes some time to complete.
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.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Go to a busy pedestrian area of downtown put on your headphones and karaoke your heart out to your favorite song, the whole song, BE LOUD. (aka "Headphone Karaoke")
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
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.
Make large signs and cheer on a random park sporting event, make sure they know you're a fan and make them feel like an allstar.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
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.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of California.
Give one of your team members a performance review in a real boardroom.
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 a beetle #doubledareyou.
Stop and smell the roses at the International World Peace Rose Gardens. Do not pick any flowers!!
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette.
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator.
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-2pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Freemont park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp. Plan extra time, checkpoint closes at 2:00pm exactly.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Find a Razor scooter, and shoot a 15 second demo video trying to get sponsored.
Challenge a stranger that is not a questival participant to a 50-100 meter foot race in a public park. Be a good sport win or lose.
Do the state dance of California with another team.
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Do a 'track' stand for 10 seconds on a bike. No balance assistance allowed.
Collect 50 pieces of trash along a hiking trail and recycle what you can. #dogood
Do a wheelie on a bike for 4 seconds or longer.
Contact the nonprofit of your choice and schedule a time to go in and volunteer with them after the Questival. (PLEASE if you complete this challenge make sure to honor your commitment). #integrity
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
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 >
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Do your best impression of the state reptile of California.
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 your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Get 100 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Find a little free library/tiny library. Borrow a book and leave a book video explaining your selection. #readingisFUNdamental
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Take a 15 second video sharing your favorite hiking trail and explain why.
Lay face down motionless in a public area for 60 seconds or until a stranger comes to check on you. Timelapse. ((Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in also don't forget your totem)
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second commercial for the Central valley of California.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Take a load off and do some urban hammocking in a creative place. Be respectful of your anchor points when choosing a location.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Visit Sutter St. in Folsom California and sing Folsom Prison Blues by Jonhhy Cash
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Write a note with 10 things you love about Sacramento and leave it for someone else to find.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
During daylight hours find and take a team photograph with this statue. Hint, it's not in Sacramento. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Hike Clark's Hole Trail and take a team photo at Clarke's Hole.
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)
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
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)
Mail a sweet potato to a friend using the US Postal Service. Yes a potato and no box is needed.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
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 5th thing on the menu.
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly
Filter water from a natural source and drink it. Water must be properly filtered and no a kitchen filter does not filter properly.
Skip a rock at least 7 times on water.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
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 dowse a campfire.
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire.
Whittle yourself a spoon and eat some soup with it.
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire.
While camping in the wilderness make s'mores over a campfire add an extra ingredient and share your recipe in the caption.
While camping in the wilderness come up with a SUPER clever way of roasting one of your marshmallows for your s'more.
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire.
While camping share a meal with another team over a campfire. Two totems required in the submission.
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
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 video a 15 second scary story around a campfire.
Share a campsite with another team. Two totems required in the submission.
During daylight hours find and take a team photograph with this piece of art. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
Go to a restaurant serving food from a country you've never been to, and eat a dish you've never heard of. Be honest, really try something new and make it count.
Find and photograph a California State Quarter.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who you think would be down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Hold a staring contest with stranger while casually eating a piece of fruit..... don't break eye contact 15 second minimum.
Walk like a flock of chickens across a very public place. Get clucking! (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
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.)
Eat two crickets #doubledareyou.
Take a team photo with the United States heaviest swinging center bridge in the background.
As a team sing the state song of California. Sing it loud sing it proud.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Hurdle a full-size garbage can. After you're finished, empty your pockets of any trash.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds with the Golden 1 Center in the background.
During daylight hours find and take a team photograph with this statue. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
During daylight hours take a 15 second video with the state capital building in the background and tell what the California state motto means to you.
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.
Take a team photo with the Mount Cotopaxi photo backdrop on the backside of the store.
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. We'll combine these flags from every city to create a giant display at the end of the year.
Take a selfie or a team picture with one of the Questival flags.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Come up with and film a 15 second team handshake or cheer.
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.
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite adventure movie with a brief explanation why.