Guaro y Tequila
Visit your favorite Karaoke bar/restaurant spot and sing a song by any Canadian local artist.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** As a team, recreate a scene from OUR favorite Canadian based movie, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World.
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons."
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.
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (6pm-7pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Carburn Park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp. Plan accordingly the challenge takes some time to complete.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Post a photo from Questival to your blog and put the url in the caption. (Screenshot).
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.
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.
Convince a non-Questival participant to paint their face with the logo of your favorite sports franchise
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
As a team, walk across a suspension foot bridge. Take a team photo like those ones you see on social media where it looks like you didn't know there was a photographer.
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 stranger that is not a questival participant to a 50-100 meter foot race in a public park that is not a checkpoint. Be a good sport win or lose.
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
Do your best parkour moves at a local park. Loudly state the word "Parkour" while performing these daring moves.
Perform your best belly flop at a public pool. Get everyone's attention first. Really go for it!
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
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).
Hike the Douglas Fir Trail and take a East Facing team photo on the wooden bridge
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 another questival team to a best of 5 penalty kick competition using a regulation goal two totems in the submission. #goallllllllll
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)
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)
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (1-2pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Altadore Park (), complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp. Plan extra time, checkpoint closes at 2:00pm exactly.
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.
Donate healthy nonperishable food to the homeless shelter or food bank of your choice. Minimum two items per teammate.
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
Hike the Bowmont Park Trail and as a team make a tunnel for a teammate to run through on the boardwalk.
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)
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 >
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
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.
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Go to Olympic Plaza and take a photo next to your favorite parks pillar. (Hint: they are written on the orange pillars)
As a team, join the Armengol Statues in a dance! Why not include some music while you're at it.
Write a note with 10 things you love about Calgary and leave it for someone else to find.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
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.
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator
Have a teammate eat a dish entirely out of condiments
Recreate a music video from the Calgary based band Tegan and Sara.
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal memory from your childhood. Dig deep.
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
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include Calgary 2017.
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Find and photograph an American State Specific Quarter.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Using "forced perspective" take a photo of a teammate's head to look the same size as the Wonderland Sculpture.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Find and take a team photograph with this statue and tell us what they talking about in the caption! (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Take a photo in front of the oldest bar in Calgary. Tell us what year it was built in your caption.
Hold a formal hula hoop Contest with stranger not participating in the Questival.
Find this manhole cover and take a photo of it with your team's feet. Don't forget your totem! (for an picture of the manhole tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Take a photo or video with a Pulsatilla vulgaris Rubra flower (the official flower of Calgary btw)
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of public transit.
Take a creative team picture with the the official flag of Calgary
Take a team photo enjoying a cup of tea with the Famous Five Statue at their table.
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds on Stephen Avenue Walk
Find and take a team photograph with this statue. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Take a photo of the Eau Claire Smokestack and tell us in your caption what who the island is named after.
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
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.
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Take a team photo while skipping across Peace Bridge.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of Calgary
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Take a team photo during an intense pose in front of the Cotopaxi Techo 3 tent. Tell us the most intense place you've camped 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
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
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
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.
Do a little research on The International Rescue Committee. Subscribe to the IRC Newsletter by clicking this link, and upload a screenshot to prove you subscribed. Tell us something you learned about the IRC in the caption.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite adventure movie with a brief explanation why.
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.