We Have To Go Back!!
Personally thank a current/former professor/teacher/coach for the impact they have had on your life. Phone, facetime or skype.
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*** Recreate a famous piece of art using a medium of your choice. Sorry posing as a sculpture does not count.
Take a photo of the abandoned freeway stub on State Route 163.
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.
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.
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
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)
Take a photo of a horse on a carousel.
Take a creative team photo outside of your favorite Balboa Park museum. Come back another day for a proper visit (San Diego resident free day info tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of San Diego
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
Take a team video at a mosaic garden of sculptures, snake walls and totems symbolizing mythic figures related to California’s history by artist Niki de Saint Phalle.
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons."
Walk across the street as if you were Bernie from Weekend at Bernie's (using a cross walk).
Leave a book at a little free library/tiny library (not a public or city library). Take a video explaining your addition. #readingisFUNdamental
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.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Pick up 100 pieces of trash at a local San Diego BEACH, recycle what you can and put the rest in the trash. It's national clean up day!
Take a team photo in front of iconic suburban shrubs cut out as animals. DO NOT TOUCH THE SHRUBS
Find one of San Diego's few remaining wooden pedestrian suspension bridges and take a team photo on it.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Recreate your favorite California sports moment and tag the hero of your story on social media.
Take an awkward family photo of entire team on a spiral staircase.
Pick up 100 pieces of trash at a local San Diego PARK, recycle what you can and put the rest in the trash. It's national clean up day!
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.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Take a team photo from the highest vantage point you can access for FREE. The higher the better. NO DRONES.
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)
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Fit your whole team on a paddleboard and paddle at least 10 feet out into a natural body of water.
Filter water from a natural source and drink it. Water must be properly filtered and no a kitchen filter does not filter properly.
Write a note with 10 things you love about San Diego and leave it for someone else to find.
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.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Craft a canoe out of cardboard and float a teammate in it. Must float for 5 seconds minimum and teammate must stay dry.
Craft a canoe out of cardboard and float a teammate in it. Must float for 5 seconds minimum and teammate must stay dry.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
Perform your best belly flop at a public pool. Get everyone's attention first. Really go for it!
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
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.
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing My Heart Will Go On by Celine Dion together whilst doing so.
Do a wheelie on a bike for 4 seconds or longer.
Do a 'track' stand for 8 full seconds on a bike or razor scooter. No balance assistance allowed.
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented.
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.
Get 50 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Hug an arecaceae, make it feel loved.
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
Perform your best pencil dive off a high dive into a pool (12' or higher).
Take a video of a blue house hanging off the edge of a building.
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)
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
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)
Go surfing, catch a wave.
During daylight hours one teammate must casually walk into the Pacific Ocean, fully-clothed as if this is a normal everyday activity. Walk at a steady pace. Don't run.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of California
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.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include "San Diego 2017".
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal memory from your childhood. Dig deep.
Write a six-word story about Cotopaxi.
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
As a team sing the state song of California. Sing it loud sing it proud.
Take a video sharing what your favorite SoCal hike is.
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)
Show us your best volleyball serve over an actual volleyball net at a real volleyball court with a volleyball.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** - Recreate a scene from "Anchorman". The more authentic, the better. Best 15 second mini-movie wins. (keep it PG)
Give one of your team members a performance review in a real boardroom.
Get llama nail art.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
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 & only in permitted campfire areas.
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
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 & only in permitted campfire areas.
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire. Only in permitted campfire areas!
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours & only in permitted campfire areas.
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours & only in permitted campfire areas.
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours & only in permitted campfire areas.
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 & only in permitted campfire areas.
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 sing a pop song around your campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours & only in permitted campfire areas.
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)
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
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 your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
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.
Challenge another questival team to a best of 3 penalty kick competition using a regulation goal two totems in the submission. #goallllllllll
Video of a team member slam dunking a basketball on a regulation 10' high hoop (if you're short get creative).
Go tandem longboarding while singing "Don't Go Breaking My Heart".
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.
Very politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Eat a fish taco without using your hands.
Take a 15 second video and tell what the California state motto means to you.
Show us your best team roller skating dance moves in a venue of your choosing, make it fabulous.
Go rollerskating/rollerblading and hold a limbo contest. How low can you go?
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
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.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Tell us something you learned from the 7:15pm app explanation (it happens from the stage).
Eat something from one of the check-in party food vendors and take a quick pic.
Donate to the IRC by clicking on this link. Take a screenshot of your donation to an IRC rep at the onsite Cotopaxi Store. They'll give you a piece of fabric to write a "Message of Hope" to a refugee.
Take a selfie or a team picture with Miguel the Llama. (We will announced from the stage when Miguel arrives)
Play a round of Giant Connect Four or Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
Take part in the "Follow-the-Llama" Dance competition, get a photo/video of someone from your team participating. #goforthegold!
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
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.
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.