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.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite scary movie with brief explanation why.
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
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.
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.
Watch a sunset. 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.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Carve a beautiful profile picture of a llama into a pumpkin. #pumpkinspicellamatte
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
As a team make a video showing us a pumpkin carving technique on a real pumpkin.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Find a live turkey that you have permission to interact with and tell it you love it.
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.
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.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
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.
Take a photo next to a statue of Alex Haley, tell us what book he won the Pulitzer Prize for in your caption.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Make a 15 second music video for the song Ghostbusters by Ray Parker Jr
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Recreate your favorite scene from a Halloween themed movie.
Take a photo with the Torchbearer statue, emulate his pose.
Film a video of your team painting or drawing something on The Rock
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.
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
Recreate your favorite nightmare. Be theatrical. 15 second video. Totem needs to be visible.
Skip a rock at least 7 times on water.
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)
Filter water from a natural source and drink it. Water must be properly filtered and no a kitchen filter does not filter properly.
During daylight hours do a touchdown celebration dance with the Neyland Stadium in the background.
Write a note with 10 things you love about Tennessee and leave it for someone else to find.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Take a photo outside the Knoxville Museum of Art, tell us what type of stone is on the building's exterior.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
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.
Run through the World's Fair Fountain while it's on, dodge the spray and try to stay as dry as possible
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of Knoxville
Go to the sunsphere, (during regular operating hours) and take a video from the observation deck pointing out your favorite places in Knoxville
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Upload a timelapse video of your team jogging across S Gay St Bridge
As a team, sing your favorite number from a musical production in front of the Tennessee Theatre.
Take a photo next to the Rowing Man Statue
Take a team photo in front of the East Tennessee History Center, do a little research and tell us a historical fact about Tennessee in your caption.
Find and photograph "Borbor 9" by Will Vannerson
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Video of a team member slam dunking a basketball on a regulation 10' high hoop (if you're short get creative).
Chop some wood in your best lumberjack outfit. Practice proper wood chopping form and safety.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
**** PRIZE CHALLENGE**** Recreate a memorable Halloween moment from your childhood, the more authentic the better.
Play a pop song on a kazoo/harmonica. Tag the song in your caption.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Purchase some Bratwurst from a reputable source and grill them up and eat them. #oktoberfest
Eat your favorite dish featuring the state fruit of Tennessee. Tell us how it was prepared in your caption.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Pie a teammate with a pumpkin pie. Slowmo video.
Smash a pie in one of your teammates face, pumpkin or otherwise. Slow motion video.
Get in full ski or snowboard gear and lay out in your yard as if you were tanning.
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
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.
Eat a beetle #doubledareyou.
Hike to the top of House Mountain (3 miles) take a photo at the top showing us the views
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Tennessee
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.
Collect a variety of different colored fall leaves, at least 6 different shades of colors. Give them to someone's mom.
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you origamized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
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."
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
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.
Break a wishbone with your bestie and make a wish if you win.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include Knoxville 2017.
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
It's getting colder outside, put on as many sweaters as you can (at least 5) and body slam a teammate
Research your favorite conspiracy theory, make a tri fold presentation and film a 15 second video explaining why we should all be terrified. #thetruthisoutthere
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
Eat two crickets #doubledareyou.
Make some hot chocolate or coffee and add a special ingredient.
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients
Document the largest living spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
Go bobbing for a fruit or vegetable of your choice, anything except apples!
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Eat an entire can (15 oz minimum) of canned pumpkin baking filling as fast as you can. Post your time in the video description.
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite Halloween song. Tag James Corden @JKCorden & @latelateshow
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.
Visit your favorite Karaoke bar/restaurant with a partner and sing "Puttin' on the Ritz" like Gene Wilder and partner from Young Frankenstein.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Find a stranger, ask them what they do for a living and thank them for being them. Be genuine. #thanksrandomfellow.
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.
Throw a pile of leaves in the air and capture it in a slow motion video #justfallthings
Find and take a photo with the native plant for which Baton Rouge was named, and was known as the "Tree of Life" by Native Americans.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Have a teammate record you in a challenge at the truth zone & upload the video. You can win sweet truth merch!
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.
Take a photo with your favorite tree and tell us how many acres of trees there are at Ijams nature center.
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.
Donate to the IRC by clicking on this link. Upload a screenshot of your donation confirmation
Take a photo with a Common Persimmon somewhere at Ijams Nature Center (tell us something the wood has been used to create in your caption)
Take a photo with an American sycamore somewhere at Ijams Nature Center.
Take a team photo showing off your new Luzon daypack once you pick it up from Check In
Come up with and film a 15 second team handshake or cheer.
Start a public dance party and using the Michael Jackson's "Beat It". Get at least 5 strangers involved.
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.