Personally thank a current/former professor/teacher/coach for the impact they have had on your life. Phone, facetime or skype.
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
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.
Boulder one problem outdoors.
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.
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
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.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
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.
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients
Make some hot chocolate or coffee and add a special ingredient.
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
Take a photo next to a statue of Alex Haley, tell us what book he won the Pulitzer Prize for in your caption.
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Chug a half gallon of the official state beverage of Tennessee. Tell us what it is in your caption.
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
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 a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Write a note with 10 things you love about Tennessee and leave it for someone else to find.
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
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.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Take a picture of a ghost.
As a team, dress in any costume and do the Thriller dance in a public venue of your choice. #dothebestyoucan
It's getting colder outside, put on as many sweaters as you can (at least 5) and body slam a teammate
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.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
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.
Recreate your favorite nightmare. Be theatrical. 15 second video. Totem needs to be visible.
Dress up as an investigative team and make a chalk outline of one of your teammates.
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds in the Old Town
Order a pumpkin spice latte under the name "Bueller" when you pick it up tell them "Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in awhile, you could miss it."
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
Find and photograph "Borbor 9" by Will Vannerson
Get 15 high fives in 15 seconds from 15 different people not participating in the questival.
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.
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Tennessee
Take a photo next to the Rowing Man Statue
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you origamized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
Upload a timelapse video of your team jogging across S Gay St Bridge
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Find and photograph "Earth Fire Water Wind" by Hanna Jubran
Make a 15 second music video for the song Ghostbusters by Ray Parker Jr
As a team, sing your favorite number from a musical production in front of the Tennessee Theatre.
Go to a busy part of downtown put on your headphones and karaoke your heart out to your favorite song, the whole song, BE LOUD. (aka "Headphone Karaoke")
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
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.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite Halloween song. Tag James Corden @JKCorden & @latelateshow
**** PRIZE CHALLENGE**** Recreate a memorable Halloween moment from your childhood, the more authentic the better.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Video your best scare on a teammate.
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Run your favorite football play with your team against another team. Two totems required. Complete away from check-in/checkpoints.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Run through the World's Fair Fountain while it's on, dodge the spray and try to stay as dry as possible
Go to the sunsphere, (during regular operating hours) and take a video from the observation deck pointing out your favorite places in Knoxville
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
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
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)
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of Knoxville
Take a photo outside the Knoxville Museum of Art, tell us what type of stone is on the building's exterior.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Film a video of your team painting or drawing something on The Rock
During daylight hours do a touchdown celebration dance with the Neyland Stadium in the background.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite scary movie with brief explanation why.
Find a stranger, ask them what they do for a living and thank them for being them. Be genuine. #thanksrandomfellow.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Post a photo from Questival to your blog and put the url in the caption. (Screenshot).
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
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.
Collect a variety of different colored fall leaves, at least 6 different shades of colors. Give them to someone's mom.
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 a peaceful outdoors space, sit down and take 5 minutes to relax in silence and enjoy the moment. (Timelapse, don't forget your totem)
Rake up a big pile of leaves and jump in it in a slow motion video.
Throw a pile of leaves in the air and capture it in a slow motion video #justfallthings
Tandem cartwheel with a teammate for at least one full rotation. (need a lesson? tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Hug one of Tennessee's 3 state trees. Tell us what it is in your caption.
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.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
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)
Create a 15 second Rube Goldberg machine.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Go bobbing for a fruit or vegetable of your choice, anything except apples!
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.
As a team make a video showing us a pumpkin carving technique on a real pumpkin.
Eat an entire can (15 oz minimum) of canned pumpkin baking filling as fast as you can. Post your time in the video description.
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
Pie a teammate with a pumpkin pie. Slowmo video.
Smash a pie in one of your teammates face, pumpkin or otherwise. Slow motion video.
Make a field goal from the 15 yard line... wait for it... with your left foot then celebrate with a dance.
Do the Egg Nog Mile. Run a mile while drinking a 16 oz. cup of egg nog at every 1/4 mile (every lap if you're on a track). Timelapse video required. #returntosender
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.
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.
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.
Carve a beautiful profile picture of a llama into a pumpkin. #pumpkinspicellamatte
Go tandem longboarding while singing "Don't Go Breaking My Heart".
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Very politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
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.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include Knoxville 2017.
Get llama nail art.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Leave a scary book at a little free library/tiny library (not a public or city library). Take a video explaining your addition. #readingisFUNdamental
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Ride a broomstick through a public place. (Be a respectful witch or warlock.)
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.
Make a list of 50 things you are most grateful for.
Donate to the IRC by clicking on this link. Upload a screenshot of your donation confirmation
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Take a photo with your favorite tree and tell us how many acres of trees there are at Ijams nature center.
Take a photo with an American sycamore somewhere at Ijams Nature Center.
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
Play a round of Giant Connect Four or Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Take a team photo showing off your new Luzon daypack once you pick it up from Check In
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.