Total Eclipse of the Heart
Post an awkward team photo during the Questival in your best fall themed attire. Get 50 likes and document (prove with screenshot).
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
Send a net. Save a life. - As a team Donate $10 or more to Nothing But Nets at nothingbutnets.net/cotopaxi then upload a screenshot of your donation.
Perform the official Tennessee state folk dance with the appropriate music. Show us your moves.
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.
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Rake up a big pile of leaves and jump in it in a slow motion video.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
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.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Get llama nail art.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Eat an entire can (15 oz minimum) of canned pumpkin baking filling as fast as you can. Post your time in the video description.
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.
Take a photo next to a statue of Alex Haley, tell us what book he won the Pulitzer Prize for 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.
Film a video out in the wilderness illustrating how to find a clean and safe natural water source for drinking.
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)
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
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)
Boulder one problem outdoors.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly as if you were the villain from a scary movie. Think Michael Myers or Jason.
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)
Filter water from a natural source and drink it. Water must be properly filtered and no a kitchen filter does not filter properly.
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.
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.
Smash a pie in one of your teammates face, pumpkin or otherwise. Slow motion video.
Upload a timelapse video of your team jogging across S Gay St Bridge
Go to the sunsphere, (during regular operating hours) and take a video from the observation deck pointing out your favorite places in Knoxville
As a team, dress in any costume and do the Thriller dance in a public venue of your choice. #dothebestyoucan
Personally thank a current/former professor/teacher/coach for the impact they have had on your life. Phone, facetime or skype.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Take a photo outside the Knoxville Museum of Art, tell us what type of stone is on the building's exterior.
Recreate your favorite nightmare. Be theatrical. 15 second video. Totem needs to be visible.
Find a stranger, ask them what they do for a living and thank them for being them. Be genuine. #thanksrandomfellow.
Take a picture with a current or former player from a professional sports franchise in person. No statues, old screengrabs or any other facsimile.
During daylight hours do a touchdown celebration dance with the Neyland Stadium in the background.
Sing one of Tennessee's 9 official state songs as a team. Tell us why the heck we have 9 state songs in your caption.
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Run through the World's Fair Fountain while it's on, dodge the spray and try to stay as dry as possible
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
As a team, sing your favorite number from a musical production in front of the Tennessee Theatre.
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.
Take a photo next to the Rowing Man Statue
Hug one of Tennessee's 3 state trees. Tell us what it is in your caption.
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.
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of Knoxville
Write a note with 10 things you love about Tennessee and leave it for someone else to find.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
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 an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Eat your favorite dish featuring the state fruit of Tennessee. Tell us how it was prepared in your caption.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Ride a broomstick through a public place. (Be a respectful witch or warlock.)
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
Run your favorite football play with your team against another team. Two totems required. Complete away from check-in/checkpoints.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-1pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Caswell Park, across winona St (west) from the baseball fields. Complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 1 stamp. Plan extra time, checkpoint closes at 1:00pm exactly.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Film yourself trick or treating at a friends house that is not participating in the questival.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Recreate your favorite scene from a Halloween themed movie.
Go rollerskating/rollerblading and hold a limbo contest. How low can you go?
It's getting colder outside, put on as many sweaters as you can (at least 5) and body slam a teammate
Go tandem longboarding while singing "Don't Go Breaking My Heart".
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented.
Make a list of 50 things you are most grateful for.
Dress up as an investigative team and make a chalk outline of one of your teammates.
Do the Jack Skellington Mile. Run an entire mile with a jack-o-lantern on your head. Do it in a safe place and make sure you can breathe. Timelapse video required.
Video of a team member slam dunking a basketball on a regulation 10' high hoop (if you're short get creative).
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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.
Get in full ski or snowboard gear and lay out in your yard as if you were tanning.
Document the largest living spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite Halloween song. Tag James Corden @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Play a pop song on a kazoo/harmonica. Tag the song in your caption.
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you origamized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
Throw a pile of leaves in the air and capture it in a slow motion video #justfallthings
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Tennessee
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Very politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Pie a teammate with a pumpkin pie. Slowmo video.
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Purchase some Bratwurst from a reputable source and grill them up and eat them. #oktoberfest
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Chop some wood in your best lumberjack outfit. Practice proper wood chopping form and safety.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
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)
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Make some hot chocolate or coffee and add a special ingredient.
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include Knoxville 2017.
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite scary movie with brief explanation why.
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 video a 15 second scary story around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Clean and Jerk a hay bale that you have permission to use. Make sure to have proper form.
While camping in the wilderness make your own Ouija board and see what comes up. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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.
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 cook a meal over a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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.
Make a smoothie using at least 1 part pumpkin and 4 different fruits or vegetables.
Carve a beautiful profile picture of a llama into a pumpkin. #pumpkinspicellamatte
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing Bicycle Race by Queen together whilst doing so.
As a team make a video showing us a pumpkin carving technique on a real pumpkin.
Leave a scary book at a little free library/tiny library (not a public or city library). Take a video explaining your addition. #readingisFUNdamental
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.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Go bobbing for a fruit or vegetable of your choice, anything except apples!
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.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Find and take a photo with the native plant for which Baton Rouge was named, and was known as the "Tree of Life" by Native Americans.
Take a photo with a Common Persimmon somewhere at Ijams Nature Center (tell us something the wood has been used to create in your caption)
Take a team photo showing off your new Luzon daypack once you pick it up from Check In
Take a photo with an American sycamore somewhere at Ijams Nature Center.
Take a photo with your favorite tree and tell us how many acres of trees there are at Ijams nature center.
Play a round of Giant Connect Four or 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.
Have a teammate record you in a challenge at the truth zone & upload the video. You can win sweet truth merch!
Have a member of the truth team snap your picture in front of the #FinishtIt mural in the truth zone
Donate to the IRC by clicking on this link. Upload a screenshot of your donation confirmation
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite adventure movie with a brief explanation why.
Start a public dance party and using the Michael Jackson's "Beat It". Get at least 5 strangers involved.
Come up with and film a 15 second team handshake or cheer.
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.