Personally thank a current/former professor/teacher/coach for the impact they have had on your life. Phone, facetime or skype.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal memory from your childhood. Dig deep.
Trade a piece of clothing with a stranger that is not participating in the Questival. FOR KEEPS!
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
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.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons.
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (6pm-7pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at The Boardwalk at Waterfront park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp. Plan accordingly the challenge takes some time to complete.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
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.
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
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.
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented.
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
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)
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include Burlington 2017.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Create a 15 second Rube Goldberg machine.
Eat a dish featuring the official state flavor of Vermont, tell us what you ate and where you got it in your caption.
Get help from strangers and spell "QUESTIVAL" using one human body as each of the letters. (Other questival participants do not count as strangers for this one.)
Very politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
Find and photograph a living specimen of either the state bird, state insect, or state butterfly of Vermont. Tell us what it is and where you found it in your caption.
Eat a beetle #doubledareyou.
Visit the Lake Champlain Monster Monument and tell a scary story to your teammates.
Do a flip into a pond, river or lake.
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing Bicycle Race by Queen together whilst doing so.
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Vermont
Find the local Wizard of OZ "Flying Monkeys" in Burlington and take a team picture as if they are chasing you.
Leave a 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)
Find and photograph "Democracy" by W.F. Herrick. Tell us what it means to you in your caption.
Find and photograph a unique looking downtown bike rack designed by Kat Clear
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of Burlington.
Play a pop song on a kazoo/harmonica. Tag the song in your caption.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Film a video out in the wilderness illustrating how to find a clean and safe natural water source for drinking.
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
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.
Eat the official state fruit of vermont prepared your favorite way. Tell us what it is in your caption.
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.
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Find a man made structure composed of one of the official rocks of the state of vermont. Tell us which rock the structure is made of, and what the structure is in your caption.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you origamized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
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)
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Filter water from a natural source and drink it. Water must be properly filtered and no a kitchen filter does not filter properly.
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)
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Corden @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Skip a rock at least 7 times on water.
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-1pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Oakledge Park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 1 stamp. Plan extra time, checkpoint closes at 1:00pm exactly.
Visit the Burlington Earth Clock during daylight hours. Figure out how to use it to well what time of day it is, and upload a video showing us how.
Visit the World's Tallest Filing Cabinet, take a photo in front of it and make it your Linkedin profile picture. Upload a screenshot as proof. Don't forget your totem.
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)
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Give one of your team members a performance review in a real boardroom.
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.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
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)
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
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Write a note with 10 things you love about Vermont and leave it for someone else to find.
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.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Perform your best belly flop at a public pool. Get everyone's attention first. Really go for it!
Tandem cartwheel with a teammate for at least one full rotation. (need a lesson? tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Video of a team member slam dunking a basketball on a regulation 10' high hoop (if you're short get creative).
Hug the official state tree of Vermont. Tell us what it is in your caption.
As a team complete an entire fitness class 30 minutes or more (Zumba, Spin, etc.) dressed in head-to-toe aerobics gear. (Timelapse, don't forget your totem)
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.
Give a toast to a teammate and then take a swig of the official state beverage of Vermont. Tell us what it is in your caption.
Find and photograph "Whale Tails" by Jim Sardonis
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
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.
Boulder one problem outdoors.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Donate $10 to the IRC by visiting https://www.rescue.org/cotopaxi then upload a screenshot of your donation.
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
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Visit "Ben & Jerry's Flavor Graveyard". Tell us what your favorite flavor is in your caption.
Roadtrip to Emily’s Bridge in Stowe. Take a picture there at night and see if you capture any ghosts.
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama
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.
Do a little research about fire safety and upload a video sharing what you learned.
Find and photograph a Maine license plate. The real thing not a photo or any other facsimile.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Play one of the yard games set up in the festival area against another team.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
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.
Have a member of the truth team snap your picture in front of the #FinishtIt mural in the truth zone.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at The Champlain Valley Exposition having parked legally and lawfully or taken public transportation.
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.
Come up with and film a 15 second team handshake or cheer.
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.
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.