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Give a team-member a mohawk. Do it right, buzz everything but the spine. fohawks could be grounds for disqualification.
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.
Photo with an octogenarian, maybe if you're lucky maybe they'll tell you some stories.
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Nevada
Politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele
Do a centipede massage train with a stranger in a busy area (the person in the back has control and whatever she/he does with their fingers, the others have to do) Put the stranger at the front of the centipede. #service
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.
Find a busy public place and recite some lyrics from Neil Diamond as thoughtfully as possible.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with all passport stamps visible.
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.
2 - TIMEFRAME (5-7pm) - We'll be at Bellagio Fountains for a puzzling experience.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
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.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of public transit.
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
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.
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
Mail a sweet potato to a friend using the US Postal Service. Yes a potato and no box is needed.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Recreate your favorite Nevada historical moment.
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.
Hurdle a full-size garbage can. After you're finished, empty your pockets of any trash.
Convince a non-Questival participant to paint their face with the logo of your favorite sports franchise
Get at least 15 high fives in 15 seconds from people not participating in the Questival.
Show us your best volleyball serve over an actual volleyball net at a real volleyball court with a volleyball.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Plan a 3 day backpacking meal, film a video explaining what you would bring and share some backpacking food tricks and tips
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
Bowl a strike at a bowling alley... then moonwalk backwards and yell Questival.
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.
Get 50 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
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 >
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Get 100 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Hug a pinus monophylla or pinus longaeva.
Personally thank a current/former professor/teacher/coach for the impact they have had on your life. Phone, facetime or skype.
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Feed one of your teamates a piece of Country Archer Jerky in a creative way
Tandem cartwheel with a teammate for at least one full rotation. (need a lesson? tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Visit Exploration Park and make a 15 second westerm movie - Only available during park hours.
Hold a Aṣṭāvakrāsana (*yoga move) in a creative outdoor (scenic) location for full 15 second video #expert
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
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).
Challenge a stranger that is not a questival participant to a 50-100 meter foot race in a public park. Be a good sport win or lose.
Cotopaxi Questival book club: recommend your favorite book with brief explanation why.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Hold a Naṭarājāsana (*yoga move) in a creative outdoor (scenic) location for full 15 second video #hard
Hold a Adho Mukha Śvānāsana (*yoga move) in a creative outdoor (scenic) location for full 15 second video #intermediate
Hold a Śavāsana (*yoga move) in a creative outdoor (scenic) location for full 15 second video #beginner
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)
Do a team cheer with the Vegas skyline in the background atop Exploration Peak during open hours.... no trespassing. :)
Summit Exploration Peak 1.4 miles easy.
1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-2pm) - Grab a stamp on your passport when you meet us at the top of the short Exploration Peak Park Hike. We'll be at the top. of the hike waiting to say hi.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Take a photo or video with a wild Sagebrush
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.
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
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.
As a team sing the state song of Nevada. Sing it loud sing it proud.
Skip a rock at least 7 times on water.
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
Take a dip in the Colorado at Nelson's Landing, rumor has it there is some good cliff jumping there.
Boulder one problem outdoors.
Put a picture of Lavar Burtons face on a kite and fly it high, just like Reading Rainbow. Don't forget to sing the theme song.
Visit the Hoover Dam and reenact a scene from any movie filmed there.
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Take a picture with a current or former player from a professional sports franchise in person. No statues, old screengrabs or any other facsimile.
Impromptu rolled-up sock dodgeball with non-Questival participants who agree to play with you.
Video of a team member slam dunking a basketball on a regulation hoop (if you're short get creative).
Make a field goal from the 15 yard line... wait for it... with your left foot then celebrate with a dance.
Visit a historic site/ do a hike that is not on this list but should be.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Walk two lengths of a slackline without falling off. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
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.
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunrise Saturday in Las Vegas is at 6:47am)
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
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.
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing Bicycle Race by Queen together whilst doing so.
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.
Go tandem longboarding while singing Unchained Melody.
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
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.
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette.
Get llama nail art.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Play a pop song on a kazoo tag the song in your caption.
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
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.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your elbows.
Find a little free library/tiny library. Borrow a book and leave a book video explaining your selection. #readingisFUNdamental
Find and photograph a Nevada State Quarter.
Write a note with 10 things you love about Nevada/Las Vegas and leave it for someone else to find.
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator
Hold a staring contest with stranger while casually eating a piece of fruit..... don't break eye contact 15 second minimum.
Take a load off and do some urban hammocking in a creative place. Be respectful of your anchor points when choosing a location.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Make a scarf out of a blanket and talk to people in a public place in a British accent about fancy things.
Relax and do some tai chi at the Wynn's koi pond.
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
Make a 15 second commercial for the the City of Las Vegas
Find the Art-O-Mat vending machines on the strip. Buy some art if you feel so inclined.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Arm wrestle a stranger, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
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.)
Sing the cheers theme song outside of the oldest saloon in Las Vegas.
Go rollerskating/rollerblading and hold a limbo contest. How low can you go?
Show us your best team roller skating dance moves in a venue of your choosing, make it fabulous.
Visit the "Pipe Dream" statue and do your best blue man group impersonation.
Find and take a team photograph with this working sculpture. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Find an awesome stranger who you think would be down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall. Find someone who is not participanting in the Questival.
Go to a higly foot-trafficked part of Las Vegas (maybe Fremont). Put on your headphones and karaoke your heart out to your favorite song, the whole song, BE LOUD. (aka "Headphone Karaoke")
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)
Find/procure/dig-up a bolo tie and give us your best impression of what you think someone who wears a bolo tie would say.
Walk like a flock of chickens across a very public place. Get clucking! Complete this challenge outside of check-in/checkpoints)
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
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Go to a public place where music is playing (not the check-in festival) and challenge a stranger to a dance battle. Make it legit. Create non-monetary stakes. Loser pays up.
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds on Fremont Street or the 'Strip'
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Make a 15 second video of you suggestion what food should be the official state food of Nevada.
Hold a formal hula hoop Contest with stranger
Have an accurate 'weigh in' ala the weigh-ins at a UFC event. Convince a stranger to be the one facing off with you.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Trade a piece of clothing with a stranger that is not participating in the Questival. FOR KEEPS!
Pick up 20 pieces of trash in/around the Container Park and throw it away in the proper bin. Take a picture of your bounty before tossing it.
Explore the innovative and beautiful Container Park and take a team photo at the Treehouse.
Play Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team
Visit NothingButNets.net learn a fact about malarya then Visit the Nothing But Nets booth and make a 15 second video sharing your new found knowledge.
Go to LAYOP. Search their store to find the name of our LAYOP Kids Turtle. Take a picture of his name when you find it and get a FREE sticker prize from them.
Grab a can of High Brew Coffee Drink (at least one) at check-in and save it for a challenge that will come later
Grab a bag of Country Archer Jerky at check-in and save it for a challenge that will come later
Take a selfie or a team picture with a real llama (Cusco) OR Miguel the Llama (We will announced from the stage when Miguel arrives)
Make a snapchat post at the festival and use The Questival geofilter. (Screenshot)
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 the Container Park having parked legally and lawfully or having used public transport.
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. We'll combine these flags from every city to create a giant display at the end of the year.
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.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite adventure movie with a brief explanation why.
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.