Llamas with Mamas
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
Choreograph a team dance and perform it with audible music in a crowded area. Get permission first from the owner/operator of the crowded area unless it is a free public space. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
Pick up 100 pieces of litter at a local park, recycle what you can and put the rest in the trash. Take a video clearly showing what you gathered.
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.
***PRIZA CHALLENGE*** Paint a teammates face like a llama. There’s some free face painting supplies at checkpoint 2 while supplies last.
Go to a public place and eat an eggplant 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)
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (6pm-7pm) - Join the Cotopaxi team at Jobot Coffee, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp.
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons.
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
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
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team for keeps. Two totems required in the submission.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
Do some good for your local food bank by eating at any Even Stevens location during Questival. Take a photo with your food inside Even Stevens.
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment. Sunset Saturday is 5:28pm
Film a video out in the wilderness illustrating how to find a clean and safe natural water source for drinking.
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. Please do not bring it to Checkpoint 2.
Find and take a team photograph with this statue. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Politely ask a saguaro cactus to be in a photo with your team. Take a team photo in your best cactus pose.
Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
During daylight hours, take a team photo with the Scottsdale LOVE statue. Caption with things that you love.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
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.
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Find a Razor scooter, and shoot a 15 second demo video trying to get sponsored.
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.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
Create your most fall themed Pinterest photo. #justfallthings
Take thanksgiving themed team photo with your totem. Get 100 likes on it and prove with screenshot. FB or IG.
Take thanksgiving themed team photo with your totem. Get 50 likes on it and prove with screenshot. FB or IG.
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal memory from your childhood. Dig deep.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Tandem somersault (aka the human wheel) with a teammate for at least one full rotation.
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.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you origamized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
Camp overnight in a tent in the wilderness give a 15 second MTV Cribs style tour of your entire campsite. (Sorry yard/house camping doesn't count)
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Go to a bowling alley and challenge a group of strangers to a 'bowl off' and go head to head with them. Losers buy drinks for the winner.
Bowl a strike at a bowling alley... then moonwalk backwards and yell Questival.
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet. Break out the tape measure.
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Arizona or the city flag of Phoenix.
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.
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
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.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can, time lapse if necessary.
Write a note with 10 things you love about Phoenix and leave it for someone else to find.
Place your llama sticker on your team vehicle and take a team photo with it.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Arizona state motto means to you.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees. https://www.cotopaxi.com/pages/our-grantees
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (12pm-1:30pm) - Go to AcroBody Yoga at 1730 E Apache Blvd, Tempe, AZ 85281, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 1 stamp. Checkpoint closes at 1:30pm.
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
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.
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
Go tandem longboarding while singing "Don't Go Breaking My Heart".
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
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)
Order some food and record a review as if you are Guy Fieri while you eat it. Remember to say "money" and "welcome to flavortown" over and over to be authentic. Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator
Very politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
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.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Make a 15 second commercial on why people should visit Arizona.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include Phoenix 2017.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget. Then only refer to them as their nickname for the remainder of Questival.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Corden @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Corden @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing Bicycle Race by Queen together whilst doing so.
Do a wheelie on a bike for 4 seconds or longer.
Do a 'track' stand for 6 full seconds on a bike or razor scooter. No balance assistance or rolling allowed.
Review a campground that you camped in during Questival on The Dyrt (Tap this challenge then tap GO >), join The Dyrt, search for and review a campground, then screenshot your campground review.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Film a 15 second video illustrating how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Film a 15 second video illustrating how to tie a prusik knot.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Share a campsite with another team. Two totems required in the submission. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Filter water from a natural source and drink it. Water must be properly filtered and no a kitchen filter does not filter properly.
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.
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.
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
Whittle yourself a spoon and eat some soup with it.
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment. Sunrise Saturday is 6:56am
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your street clothes on. Bring a towel!
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)
Make a field goal from the 15 yard line... wait for it... with your left foot then celebrate with a dance.
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
While camping share a meal with another team over a campfire. Two totems required in the submission. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Cross the border with another state. Take a video at the border doing your best Michael Jackson dance moves. #beatit
Find and photograph a Canadian license plate (any province will do). The real thing not a photo or any other facsimile.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
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.
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
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.
Do your best gymnastics trick on a trampoline that you have permission to use. The rest of your team needs to hold up judging point cards.
Piestewa (Squaw) Peak - 2 mi. Moderate (Take a video at the Summit)
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Create a 15 second Rube Goldberg machine that puts cream or sugar in coffee.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
Hit a bullseye with a bow and arrow at an archery range at 10 meters minimum. #becarefultonothurtanyone
Enjoy some Country Archer Jerky in the wilderness somewhere with your team.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30ish (It will be announced by the MC)
Participate in the follow the llama dance off.
Take a team selfie with llama Miguel.
Visit NothingButNets.net learn a fact about malaria then make a 15 second video sharing your new found knowledge.
Grab a bag of Country Archer Jerky for you team 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.
Eat something from one of the check-in party food trucks and take a quick pic with your meal.
Introduce yourself to another team and take a creative team photo with your new friends.
Make an instagram story post at the festival and use #questival. Post a screenshot.
Play Giant "Beer" Pong, cornhole or connect four at the Festival with another team.
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.
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.
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.