The Squirtle Squad
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
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)
Do a flip into a pond, river or lake.
Find the biggest rock you can and have a contest to see who can throw it the farthest just like in Braveheart.
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.
Skip a rock at least 7 times on water.
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons."
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (5pm-8pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Cotopaxi HQ (75 S Main St), complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp. Plan accordingly the challenge takes some time to complete.
COMPLETE BOTH OF SATURDAYS COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Complete the kickoff challenge at 8:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
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.
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.
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
Get the best deal you can get on food with a coupon.
Collect 50 pieces of trash along a hiking trail and recycle what you can. #dogood
Hike a designated trail of your choice! (not one listed already on the challenge list)
Filter water from a natural source and drink it. Water must be properly filtered and no a kitchen filter does not filter properly.
Take a drive down up one of Utah's beautiful canyons during daylight hours, show us the views!
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.
Review a campground that you camped in during Questival on The Dyrt (Tap this challenge then tap GO >), join The Dyrt, search for and review a campground, then screenshot your campground review.
Visit This is the Place Heritage Park
Hug an Amelanchier and in your caption tell us where you found it.
During daylight hours do a touchdown celebration dance with either Rice-Eccles Stadium or LaVell Edwards Stadium in the background.
Get 100 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
Go to a public library and pull up your favorite youtube video on a public computer. Write a note explaining why the video is your favorite and encourage whoever uses the computer after you to watch it.
Go to a local thrift store and find a unique item. Take said item to a crowded area, ask a quiz question and then deliver the item to a stranger for a correct response. Record their reaction.
Take a picture in the elevator at Salt Lake City Public Library
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Take a photo at the Camera Obscura interactive art installation
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.
Very politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
Relax and do some tai chi at the International Peace Gardens
Find a statue by Dennis Smith that depicts two children playing Cat's Cradle.
Take a take photo at the lifesize bronze casting of the 'Preaching Buddha'
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
**PRIZE CHALLENGE** Celebrate a local teacher. Make their day brighter!
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
Find and photograph a Maine license plate. The real thing not a photo or any other facsimile.
Leave a book at a little free library/tiny library (not a public or city library). Take a video explaining your addition. #readingisFUNdamental
Find a little free library/tiny library. Borrow a book and leave a book. #readingisFUNdamental
Head to the Refugee Training Center located at 218 W 3900 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84107 between noon and 2pm on Saturday July 29 and check in with the folks at the Wonderment.
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-2pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Liberty Park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 1 stamp. Plan extra time, checkpoint closes at 2:00pm exactly.
Show us your best volleyball serve over an actual volleyball net at a real volleyball court with a volleyball.
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)
Take a photo or video with a real live California Gunn, the official State Bird of Utah.
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Personally thank a current/former professor/teacher/coach for the impact they have had on your life. Phone, facetime or skype.
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
Post a photo from Questival to your blog and put the url in the caption. (Screenshot).
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.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
Come to the Impact Hub/V School (150 So. State Street) tomorrow July 29, from 10am to 1pm and watch a short film with us. Take a video talking about something you learned.
Post something you don't need anymore on KSL or craigslist. It has to be something that someone else would actually want.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of public transit.
Take a ride on UTA in the Free Fare Zone
Go to a busy part of Main Street put on your headphones and karaoke your heart out to your favorite song, the whole song, BE LOUD. (aka "Headphone Karaoke")
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Have a muscle-down pose-off with a stranger at a fitness location. Challenge them to a "pose-with-your-muscles-on-full-display" photo shoot.
Get 50 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
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
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Hold a formal hula hoop Contest with stranger not participating in the Questival.
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
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)
Recreate a viking funeral with a shopping cart and nerf weapons.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Do a humans of new york style post about someone you met at Questival.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
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.
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.)
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
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.
Bake a cake, and put candles on it. Find a stranger not participating in Questival and sing "Happy (insert the day, i.e. Saturday) To You" to them. Make sure they blow out the candles.
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)
Using baseball mitts and a regulation ball, play catch with an old-timer. Ask him who their favorite member of the 61 Yankees is.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your elbows.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
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 >
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds somewhere on Main Street downtown
Write a note with 10 things you love about Utah and leave it for someone else to find.
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)
Make a 15 second commercial for Salt lake City
Find a Razor scooter, and shoot a 15 second demo video trying to get sponsored.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Play a pop song on a kazoo/harmonica. Tag the song in your caption.
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Take a seat at "Benches" interactive art installation
Team photo outside of the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art. Come back another time for a proper visit, it's only $5.
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, wrap them in a blanket and play/sing the theme music from ET.
Video of a team member slam dunking a basketball on a regulation 10' high hoop (if you're short get creative).
using a lacrosse stick, pass a lacrosse ball to a teammate at least 50 feet away.
Get some real cricket gear, and then show us your best delivery. Make sure you run up, throw overhand and use proper form.
Challenge another questival team to a best of 3 penalty kick competition using a regulation goal two totems in the submission. #goallllllllll
Climb the highest tree you can find and take a photo of your view from the top
Do your best to recreate this photo as a team. (Tap this challenge then tap "GO")
Count how many steps there are up to the entrance of the Utah Capital. Divide that number by 5. Now name the shape that has that many sides. Take a photo of your answer written on a napkin in RED ink.
Give a team-member a mohawk. Do it right, buzz everything but the spine. fohawks could be grounds for disqualification.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Snack on the state vegetable of Utah.
Snack on the state vegetable of Utah.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
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.
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Utah.
Take a team photo in front of the Utah state capitol building.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
Ride a ski lift... skiing down is optional. BUT SUPER FUN.
Visit a local ski resort and take a picture in front of resort sign
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival
Get a photo of entire team on a spiral staircase.
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
Visit Utah Olympic Park (Park City)
Take a photo in front of the world's first KFC
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Take a picture at Trolley Square
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
Show us the tallest thing you can hurdle.
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
Take a picture at the the PC - 1.5 mi. Easy
Sing the Cheers theme song outside of No Name Saloon & Grill
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 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 make s'mores over a campfire add an extra ingredient and share your recipe in the caption. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Whittle yourself a spoon and eat some soup with it.
**PRIZE CHALLENGE** 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 make a homemade "ghillie suit" and attempt to sneak close to an animal in nature….OR a teammate and scare the stuffing out of them. 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.
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you organized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
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.
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients
Cotopaxi Questival book club: recommend your favorite book with brief explanation why.
Sing a song with your team as if you were the Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Utah State Motto means to you.
Find and photograph a New York State Quarter.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal memory from your childhood. Dig deep.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Show us your fidget spinner moves, then throw your fidget spinner in the trash and do literally anything else
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Show us how high you can build a house of cards without using any glue, tape, other binding/stabilizing helps etc.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Play a real keytar. Wearing shades is encouraged
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include "SLC 2017".
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Recreate your favorite Utah Jazz moment and tag the hero of your story on social media.
Give one of your team members a performance review in a real boardroom.
Get llama nail art.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Snap a photo of your crew bouldering at Momentum Millcreek. Make sure you click on the waiver link in this challenge before you go, you can also fill out a waiver there if you'd like. When: Friday 7/28 from 8pm-11pm Where: Momentum Indoor Climbing - Millcreek Location Only 3173 E 3300S, Salt Lake City, Utah 84109
Go tandem longboarding while singing "My Heart Will Go On".
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented.
Have a team member land a kickflip on a skateboard
Have a team member land barspin on a bike
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 video of your team playing your favorite summer yard game
**PRIZE CHALLENGE**Do your best to recreate this photo as a team. (Tap this challenge then tap "GO")
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Take part in the "Follow-the-Llama" Dance competition, get a photo/video of someone from your team participating. #goforthegold!
Tandem cartwheel with a teammate for at least one full rotation. (need a lesson? tap this challenge then tap GO >)
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Wipe Out! Inflatable obstacle course with ---Olympus Hills Shopping
Take a selfie or a team picture with Miguel the Llama. (We will announced from the stage when Miguel arrives)
Go and do the disc golf challenge
There are real live llamas amongst us! Take a team picture with them. Be kind and respectful.
Splash down on New Era Media’s 150' slip 'n slide
Grab a bag of Country Archer Jerky for you team at check-in and save it for a challenge that will come later.
Build and race a Lego car with Avalon Health Care
Play bocce ball with a team member from Nate Wade Subaru
Take a ride on the 135' Zany Zip Line
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.
Do push ups on a bosu ball at Iron Pink Fitness's booth
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 picture shaking hands with a member of the Venture Out! crew and "thanking them" for being great people
Climb the rock climbing wall at the Momentum climbing wall
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Participate in the Jousting Challenge with a member of another Questival team
Eat something from one of the check-in party food vendors and take a quick pic.
Play a round of Giant "Beer" Pong, Giant Connect Four or Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
Compete in the Giant Team Ski race, what is that? Ask around and find out. :)
Play Mario Kart at CenturyLink's PRISM Trailer
Start a public dance party and using the Michael Jackson's "Beat It". Get at least 5 strangers involved.
Come to one of the Cotopaxi community events during the month of July. Check out events at cotopaxi.com/events. Take a photo with a staff member.
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.
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.
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.