Trade a piece of clothing with a stranger that is not participating in the Questival. FOR KEEPS!
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.
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.
Go rollerskating/rollerblading and hold a limbo contest. How low can you go?
Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
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.
Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
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.
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.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Do your best parkour moves at a local park. Loudly state the word "Parkour" while performing these daring moves.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of public transit.
Collect 50 pieces of trash along a hiking trail and recycle what you can. #dogood
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.
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal moment from your childhood. Dig deep.
Get at least 15 high fives in 15 seconds from people not participating in the Questival.
Eat a beetle #doubledareyou.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
Whittle yourself a spoon and eat some soup with it.
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.
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")
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day really special.
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 >
Find a busy public place and recite some lyrics from Neil Diamond as thoughtfully as possible.
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)
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
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.
Walk like a flock of chickens across a very public place. Get clucking! (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
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)
Afternoon - TIMEFRAME (noon-2pm) - Find us at Moore Square in raleigh. Plan accordingly, checkpoint closes at 2:00pm exactly.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your elbows.
Do a quick 200 meter swim in an olympic size pool. Congrats Swimmer Winner. Post a timelapse of your feat. (don't forget your totem)
Donate healthy nonperishable food to the homeless shelter or food bank of your choice. Minimum two items per teammate.
Take a photo near the globe at the North Carolina Musuem of Natural Sciences. Tell us a little-known scientific fact in your caption.
Go to a local thrift store and find a unique item. Take said item to a crowded area away from checkpoints/check-in, ask a quiz question and then deliver the item to a stranger for a correct response. Record their reaction.
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Find a little free library/tiny library. Borrow a book and leave a book video explaining your selection. #readingisFUNdamental
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
Take a team photo at the Memorial Belltower at NC State. Tell us in the caption why it was built.
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis. (store bought cookies do not count)
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Impress us with your connections/access to one of North Carolina's college sports teams.
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.
Show us your team's best touchdown celebration with either Wallace Wade Stadium, Kenan Memorial Stadium or Carter–Finley Stadium in the background, (during daylight hours).
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Take a load off and do some urban hammocking in a creative place. Be respectful of your anchor points when choosing a location.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Personally thank a current/former professor/teacher/coach for the impact they have had on your life. Phone, facetime or skype.
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Donate blood while wearing dracula teeth.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
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.
Give a stranger not participating in the questival a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Hug the official State Tree of North Carolina. Tell us what it is in the caption.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
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)
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)
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
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
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"
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet.
Craft a canoe out of cardboard and float a teammate in it. Must float for 5 seconds minimum and teammate must stay dry.
Give one of your team members a performance review in a real boardroom.
Hold a formal hula hoop Contest with stranger
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
Bake a cake, and put candles on it. Find a stranger and sing "Happy (insert the day, i.e. Saturday) To You" to them. Make sure they blow out the candles. (store bought cake does not count)
Have a teammate hold their breath while completely submerged underwater for as long as they can. Submit timelapse footage and record the total time in the description. (don't forget your totem)
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.
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.
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing Bicycle Race by Queen together whilst doing so.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Take a video of a team member drinking High Brew in motion via paddle, surf, swim, hike, bike, etc.
Do a 'track' stand for 10 seconds on a bike. No balance assistance allowed.
As a team complete an entire fitness class 30 minutes or more (Zumba, Spin, etc.) dressed in head-to-toe aerobics gear. (Timelapse, don't forget your totem)
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunrise Saturday is at about 7:10 am)
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
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)
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. (don't forget your totem)
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second commercial for The Triangle.
Show us your best volleyball serve over an actual volleyball net at a real volleyball court with a volleyball.
Recreate "The Shot" from Duke Basketball history.
Video of a team member slam dunking a basketball on a regulation hoop (if you're short get creative).
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
Find a Razor scooter, and shoot a 15 second demo video trying to get sponsored.
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
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.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Mail a sweet potato to a friend using the US Postal Service. Yes, a potato and no box is needed.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
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)
Ride a unicycle
Visit your favorite Karaoke bar/restaurant spot and sing your heart out.
Go to a public place where music is playing and challenge a stranger 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)
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty. That's right; double armwrestling.
Hit a bullseye on a real dartboard from regulation distance, it's 7 feet 9.25 inches FYI.
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 7th thing on the menu.
Play a pop song on a kazoo tag the song in your caption.
Cross the border with another state. Take a video at the border doing your best Michael Jackson dance moves. #beatit
Create a 15 second video telling what your favorite State park is and why.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Give a team-member a mohawk. Do it right, buzz everything but the spine. fohawks could be grounds for disqualification.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunset friday is at about 7:30 pm)
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
Take part in the "Follow-the-Llama" Dance competition, get a photo/video of someone from your team participating. #goforthegold!
Take a selfie or a team picture with Miguel the Llama. (We will announced from the stage when Miguel arrives)
Play Giant "Beer" Pong at the Festival with another team
Play Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team
Eat something from one of the check-in party food vendors and take a quick pic.
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.
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.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Donate to the IRC by clicking on this link. Take a screenshot of your donation and upload it as your submission.
Start a public dance party and using the Michael Jackson's "Beat It". Get at least 5 strangers involved.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite adventure movie with a brief explanation why.
Come up with and film a 15 second team handshake or cheer.
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.
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.