Conditions of Approval
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
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.
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.
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons."
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Filter water from a natural source and drink it. Water must be properly filtered and no a kitchen filter does not filter properly.
During daylight hours do a touchdown celebration dance with the 'Anchorage Football Stadium' in the background, yes the actual stadium.
Skip a rock at least 7 times on water.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal memory from your childhood. Dig deep.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Very politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
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.
Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (5pm-6pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Cuddy Family Midtown Park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp. Plan accordingly the challenge takes some time to complete.
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)
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.
Video of a team member slam dunking a basketball on a regulation 10' high hoop (if you're short get creative).
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)
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
Do a flip into a pond, river or lake.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Do your best parkour moves at a local park. Loudly state the word "Parkour" while performing these daring moves.
Find and climb aboard a jungle gym rocket ship anytime from 6am-11pm
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
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.
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 >
Donate healthy nonperishable food to the homeless shelter or food bank of your choice. Minimum two items per teammate.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Dress up like Paul Bunyon, make a homemade button that says "push me" and stick it on your person. Stand like a statue at a public place and wait for a stranger to press the button. Once the button is pushed recite a few 'facts' about him.
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.
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
Eat two crickets #doubledareyou.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
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.
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.
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Film a video out in the wilderness illustrating how to find a clean and safe natural water source for drinking.
Take a picture with a Moose statue
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you organized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
Have a team snowball fight with REAL natural snow!
Have a teammate eat a snowcone that another team member prepared with REAL natural snow flavored with any ingredients you like.
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
Drink water from a freshwater spring (a spring is a point where groundwater flows out of the ground, and is thus where the aquifer surface meets the surface of the earth).
Make a timelapse video while driving through Whittier Tunnel. *hint* put your totem on the dashboard
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Take a picture or video of Portage glacier.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Show us a video of you and your team using the Hand Tram on the Winner Creek Trail.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Alaska's state motto means to you.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
As a team, take a photo sitting on the rocks overlooking the Beluga Point Lookout
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.
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.
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.
Hike Flattop Mountain at Glen Alps as a team and take a photo at the summit facing West.
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Alaska
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
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)
Take a cooking class and learn to cook something new.
Leave a book at a little free library/tiny library (not a public or city library). Take a video explaining your addition. #readingisFUNdamental
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Write a note with 10 things you love about Anchorage and leave it for someone else to find.
As a team hug a coniferous resinous tree. #treehugger
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.
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
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.)
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of Anchorage
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator
Find and take a team photograph with this statue. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
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)
Go tandem longboarding while singing "Don't Go Breaking My Heart".
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)
Find and take a team photograph with this statue. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include: AK 2017.
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.
Do a little research on The International Rescue Committee. Donate to the IRC by clicking on this link. Take a screenshot of your donation! Tell us something you learned about the IRC in the caption.
Take a team photo during an intense pose in front a Cotopaxi logo. Tell us the most intense place you've camped in your caption.
Challenge another team in the festival area to a piggy-back race. Tell us the name of the other team, and who won in your caption
Do a coordinated stretching and warmup routine with another questival team in the festival area. Tell us the name of the team you met in the caption
Pick up your 18 L Luzon backpacks and take a team photo with everyone wearing their bag
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
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.