Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don’tletthemdie
Recreate "The Shot" from Duke Basketball history.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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 >
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
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.
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
Politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
Give a stranger not participating in the questival a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
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.
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"
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-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Create a 15 second video telling what your favorite State park is and why.
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!
Plan a 3 day backpacking meal, film a video explaining what you would bring and share some backpacking food tricks and tips
Do your best parkour moves at a local park. Loudly state the word "Parkour" while performing these daring moves.
Get at least 15 high fives in 15 seconds from people not participating in the Questival.
Challenge another team to a 100 meter swim race in an olympic size pool. Two totems required in the submission. (Timelapse)
Perform your best belly flop at a public pool. Get everyone's attention first. Really go for it!
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)
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)
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds in a busy place on either UNC, NC State or Duke campus.
Take a team photo at the Memorial Belltower at NC State. Tell us in the caption why it was built.
Find out what the North Carolina State Motto is, than film a video illustrating how your team lives up to it
Get 100 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Write a note with 10 things you love about The Triangle and leave it for someone else to find.
Take a photo near the globe at the North Carolina Musuem of Natural Sciences. Tell us a little-known scientific fact in your caption.
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
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.
Find a busy public place and recite some lyrics from Neil Diamond as thoughtfully as possible.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Afternoon - TIMEFRAME (noon-2pm) - Find us at Moore Square in raleigh. Plan accordingly, checkpoint closes at 2:00pm exactly.
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.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second commercial for The Triangle.
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)
Cheer for a plane as you watch it take off from the RDU Observation Deck
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Tandem cartwheel with a teammate for at least one full rotation. (need a lesson? tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Get 50 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Make a field goal from the 15 yard line... wait for it... with your left foot then celebrate with a dance.
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).
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
Donate healthy nonperishable food to the homeless shelter or food bank of your choice. Minimum two items per teammate.
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
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.
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)
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.
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Walk like a flock of chickens across a very public place. Get clucking! (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
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)
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)
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your elbows.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
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.
Film a video of a teammember eating a can of food as fast as they can with "The Can Opener" bridge in the background, (during daylight hours).
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
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.
Find a little free library/tiny library. Borrow a book and leave a book video explaining your selection. #readingisFUNdamental
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)
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
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
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty. That's right; double armwrestling.
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)
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
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.
Give one of your team members a performance review in a real boardroom.
Go to Duke University Chapel
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Take a video of a team member drinking High Brew in motion via paddle, surf, swim, hike, bike, etc.
Find a Razor scooter, and shoot a 15 second demo video trying to get sponsored.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunrise Saturday is at about 7:10 am)
Take a load off and do some urban hammocking in a creative place. Be respectful of your anchor points when choosing a location.
Get a celebrity with over 5,000 followers to tweet/retweet something with our hashtag and Twitter handle, @cotopaxi (prove with screenshot).
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette.
Howl at the moon as a team at midnight (Be quiet and respectful of your neighbors if you have sleeping neighbors nearby).
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Get llama nail art.
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.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 7th thing on the menu.
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.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Find and photograph a North Carolina State Quarter.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
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)
Go to Morehead-Patterson Bell Tower sometime on the hour and film it ringing
Eat two crickets #doubledareyou.
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
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 team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
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.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunset friday is at about 7:30 pm)
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 team photo with the Mt. Cotopaxi backdrop located on the back side of the store tents.
Play Giant "Beer" Pong at the Festival with another team
Eat something from one of the check-in party food vendors and take a quick pic.
Take a selfie or a team picture with Miguel the Llama. (We will announced from the stage when Miguel arrives)
Take part in the "Follow-the-Llama" Dance competition, get a photo/video of someone from your team participating. #goforthegold!
Play Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team
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.
Grab a High Brew at check-in and save it for a challenge that will come later.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Start a public dance party and using the Michael Jackson's "Beat It". Get at least 5 strangers involved.
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.
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.