The Sour Elephants
Whittle yourself a spoon and eat some soup with it.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Get 50 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
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.
Create a 10 second Rube Goldberg machine.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal moment from your childhood. Dig deep.
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
Hold a formal hula hoop Contest with stranger
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
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.
Create a piece of chalk art (see link example, do something original) on a public walkway somewhere in The Triangle, (but not at one of our checkpoints)
Get llama nail art.
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.
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with all passport stamps visible.
Evening - TIMEFRAME (5pm-7pm) - ... Find us at Halifax Mall. The challenge takes some time to complete, plan accordingly.
Afternoon - TIMEFRAME (noon-2pm) - Find us at Moore Square in raleigh. Plan accordingly, checkpoint closes at 2:00pm exactly.
Create your own Questival challenge and film your team doing it. Tell us what it is in the caption and post on social media inviting your friends to complete your challenge as well. Use the hashtag #QuestivalDaily"
Go to a busy pedestrian area, put on your headphones and karaoke your heart out to your favorite song, the whole song, BE LOUD. (aka "Headphone Karaoke")
Find a busy public place and recite some lyrics from Neil Diamond as thoughtfully as possible.
Do your best parkour moves at a local park. Loudly state the word "Parkour" while performing these daring moves.
Take a team photo in front of one of the statues at the North Carolina Capital. Tell us why the statue is important in your caption.
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)
Take a team photo at the Memorial Belltower at NC State. Tell us in the caption why it was built.
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)
Hike Reedy Creek Lake Trail just to Reedy Creek Lake and take a photo there (1.2 miles) (tap this challenge, then tap GO for more info)
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.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second commercial for The Triangle.
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
Take a photo near the globe at the North Carolina Musuem of Natural Sciences. Tell us a little-known scientific fact in your caption.
Find this place, and go there with your team. Tell us where it is in the caption. (tap this challenge then tap GO to see what we mean)
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
Personally thank a current/former professor/teacher/coach for the impact they have had on your life. Phone, facetime or skype.
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
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.
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.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 7th thing on the menu.
Plan a 3 day backpacking meal, film a video explaining what you would bring and share some backpacking food tricks and tips
Create a 15 second video telling what your favorite State park is and why.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
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.
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Take a video of a team member drinking High Brew in motion via paddle, surf, swim, hike, bike, etc.
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of public transit.
Go tandem longboarding while singing Unchained Melody.
Do a 'track' stand for 10 seconds on a bike. No balance assistance allowed.
Go rollerskating/rollerblading and hold a limbo contest. How low can you go?
Show us your best team roller skating dance moves in a venue of your choosing, make it fabulous.
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 recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunrise Saturday is at about 7:10 am)
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire.
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.
While camping in the wilderness make s'mores over a campfire add an extra ingredient and share your recipe in the caption.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
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
Howl at the moon as a team at midnight (Be quiet and respectful of your neighbors if you have sleeping neighbors nearby).
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around a campfire.
While camping in the wilderness make a commercial for a cologne/perfume based on the scent of campfire. Channel your inner Chanel™.
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)
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds in a busy place on either UNC, NC State or Duke campus.
Go to Duke University Chapel
Hit a bullseye on a real dartboard from regulation distance, it's 7 feet 9.25 inches FYI.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
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)
Give a stranger not participating in the questival a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Find an awesome stranger who you think would be down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall. Find someone who is not participating in the Questival.
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)
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty. That's right; double armwrestling.
After one of your teamates accomplshes a particularly difficult challenge, grab something to drink and honor them with the official toast of North Carolina. Tell us in the caption what your teamate did to deserve said toast.
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Write a note with 10 things you love about The Triangle and leave it for someone else to find.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. (don't forget your totem)
Find out what the North Carolina State Motto is, than film a video illustrating how your team lives up to it
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Fit entire team in a phone booth, a real enclosed booth like the kind superman would use or tardis.
Give one of your team members a performance review in a real boardroom.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Find a Razor scooter, and shoot a 15 second demo video trying to get sponsored.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your elbows.
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.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Eat something from one of the check-in party food vendors and take a quick pic.
Hug the official State Tree of North Carolina. Tell us what it is in the caption.
Take a photo with either the North Carolina State Flower, or North Carolina State Wildflower. Must be a real-life living specimen. Tell us what you chose in the caption.
Take a selfie or a team picture with Miguel the Llama. (We will announced from the stage when Miguel arrives)
Play 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.
Play Giant "Beer" Pong at the Festival with another team
Take a team photo with the Mt. Cotopaxi backdrop located on the back side of the store tents.
Grab a High Brew at check-in and save it for a challenge that will come later.