Big Dippers

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)
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Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
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Do a flip into a pond, river or lake.
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flip #questival
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of Knoxville
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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.
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Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
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Three flights of stairs, baby! #questival
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
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She bought a Tesla!? What?? #questival
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
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Asparagus! #questival
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.
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Delicious food from Yassins Falafel House. Food from Syria (He's never been there) #questival
Order some food and record a review as if you are Anthony Bourdain.
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A delicious hummus from Persia! #questival
Take a photo outside the Knoxville Museum of Art, tell us what type of stone is on the building's exterior.
KMA is faced with Tennessee Pink Marble. #questival
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
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Doughnut fight! #questival
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
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And I ra-a-a-an I ran so far awa-a-ay. #questival
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
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Show me the love! #questival
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
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Nice shoes! You look mahvelous dahlins! #questival
Go to the sunsphere, (during regular operating hours) and take a video from the observation deck pointing out your favorite places in Knoxville
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favorite places: amphitheatre, market square, and the fountains #questival
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.
Knoxville's Heritage is rich. So many Civil War battle sites and historic homes have been preserved and can be toured. #questival
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator
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A llamazing story of the cool Cotopaxi. #questival
Run through the World's Fair Fountain while it's on, dodge the spray and try to stay as dry as possible
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Clean and Jerk a hay bale that you have permission to use. Make sure to have proper form.
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She is ready for the Olympics. #questival
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)
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Dance Off in MarketSquare!! #questival
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")
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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.)
Market Square Friends #questival
Go to a public place and eat an onion 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)
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Yummy crunchy onion from Marker Square Farmers Market. It doesn't get better than this. #questival
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Air Jazz band #questival
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
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Big Dippers Win! #questival
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
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As a team, sing your favorite number from a musical production in front of the Tennessee Theatre.
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Upload a timelapse video of your team jogging across S Gay St Bridge
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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.
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Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
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Go tandem longboarding while singing "Don't Go Breaking My Heart".
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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.
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Take a photo next to the Rowing Man Statue
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Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Onions are yummy! #questival
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."
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Life moves pretty fast!!! #questival
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
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50 foot supersonic dart plane! #questival
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
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YMCA!! #questival
Eat two crickets #doubledareyou.
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2 crickets down the hatch! #questival
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
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delicious garlic! #questival
Walk two lengths of a slackline without falling off. Timelapse video. Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in.
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Make a list of 50 things you are most grateful for.
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Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
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teamwork brushing #questival
Make a smoothie using at least 1 part pumpkin and 4 different fruits or vegetables.
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Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
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sliding down a slackline #questival
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.
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premature launch! #questival
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
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Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
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His stomach is pretty blue now!! #questival
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
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First try! #questival
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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we didn't start the fire #questival
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.
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campfire climax (tm) #questival
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
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Team wall sit!! #questival
Take a picture of a ghost.
Boo! The Do Good ghost #questival
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
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She's all in! #questival
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)
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4 million dollars and a yoga mom #questival
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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A VERY scary story told in the dark. #questival
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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Cotopaxi llama rappin after midnight. #questival
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.
Stone and Graham Toasted Marshmallow. #questival
Share a campsite with another team. Two totems required in the submission. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Big Dippers hangin with Mypuna Frittata around the campfire. #questival #cotopaxi
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.
Big Dippers s'more with a chocolate covered espresso bean... #yummysweetawake #questival
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.
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Staring contest with oranges. Yum!! #stare #orange #questival
Ride a unicycle.
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Lederhosen Unicycling Amazeballs!!!! #uncycle #questival
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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Backstreet Boys Tell Me Why!!! #questival
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
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That's one way to dance on the ceiling. Lionel would be proud. #questival
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Recreate your favorite scene from a Halloween themed movie.
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The Shining - redrum and here's Johnny #questival
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
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You're a very lovely Sheila! Supposed to be an Australian accent. #questival #questival
Eat your favorite dish featuring the state fruit of Tennessee. Tell us how it was prepared in your caption.
The state fruit of Tennessee, the tomato, prepared with diced onions and cilantro and consumed by an eager Big Dipper at south Knoxville 's fine SnoKno Taco! #questival
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include Knoxville 2017.
Go Big Dippers!!! Knoxville 2017 #questival #questival
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
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Thank you sir for letting us trust fall you! #questival #questival
Find a stranger, ask them what they do for a living and thank them for being them. Be genuine. #thanksrandomfellow.
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Thank you for telling is your practice! #thanksrandomfellow #questival
As a team, dress in any costume and do the Thriller dance in a public venue of your choice. #dothebestyoucan
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It's getting colder outside, put on as many sweaters as you can (at least 5) and body slam a teammate
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Body Slam with 5 sweaters! #questival
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
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Get ready. Get set. Go! #questival
Have a member of the truth team snap your picture in front of the #FinishtIt mural in the truth zone
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Have a teammate record you in a challenge at the truth zone & upload the video. You can win sweet truth merch!
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Take a photo with your favorite tree and tell us how many acres of trees there are at Ijams nature center.
300 acres #questival
Take a team photo showing off your new Luzon daypack once you pick it up from Check In
Love our Luzons! #questival
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
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Throw a pile of leaves in the air and capture it in a slow motion video #justfallthings
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Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite adventure movie with a brief explanation why.
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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.
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Start a public dance party and using the Michael Jackson's "Beat It". Get at least 5 strangers involved.
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beat it #questival
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.
Mount Leconte #questival