A Tribe Called Questival
Fit your whole team on a paddleboard and paddle at least 10 feet out into a natural body of water.
Ski or snowboard down a grassy or sandy hill. Turn and burn.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
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.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal moment from your childhood. Dig deep.
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented
Collect 50 pieces of trash along a hiking trail and recycle what you can. #dogood
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Have a teammate hold their breath while completely submerged underwater for as long as they can. Submit timelapse footage and record the total time in the description. (don't forget your totem)
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Donate healthy nonperishable food to the homeless shelter or food bank of your choice. Minimum two items per teammate.
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.
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.
Get at least 15 high fives in 15 seconds from people not participating in the Questival.
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.
Find a busy public place and recite some lyrics from Neil Diamond as thoughtfully as possible.
Perform your best belly flop at a public pool. Get everyone's attention first. Really go for it!
Find a little free library/tiny library. Borrow a book and leave a book video explaining your selection. #readingisFUNdamental
Do your best parkour moves at a local park. Loudly state the word "Parkour" while performing these daring moves.
Take a team photo at the Memorial Belltower at NC State. Tell us in the caption why it was built.
Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Find an awesome stranger who you think would be down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall. Find someone who is not participating in the Questival.
Give a stranger not participating in the questival a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Trade a piece of clothing with a stranger that is not participating in the Questival. FOR KEEPS!
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing Bicycle Race by Queen together whilst doing so.
Go tandem longboarding while singing Unchained Melody.
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty. That's right; double armwrestling.
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 >
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
Bake a cake, and put candles on it. Find a stranger and sing "Happy (insert the day, i.e. Saturday) To You" to them. Make sure they blow out the candles. (store bought cake does not count)
While camping in the wilderness document/photograph at least 4 different types of wildlife, each unique/from separate animal families. (Don't forget the totem)
Lay face down motionless in a public area for 60 seconds or until a stranger comes to check on you. Timelapse. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in also don't forget your totem)
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 Razor scooter, and shoot a 15 second demo video trying to get sponsored.
Give one of your team members a performance review in a real boardroom.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Walk like a flock of chickens across a very public place. Get clucking! (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Write a note with 10 things you love about The Triangle and leave it for someone else to find.
After one of your teamates accomplshes a particularly difficult challenge, grab something to drink and honor them with the official toast of North Carolina. Tell us in the caption what your teamate did to deserve said toast.
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Take a load off and do some urban hammocking in a creative place. Be respectful of your anchor points when choosing a location.
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.
Go to a busy pedestrian area, 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.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 7th thing on the menu.
Afternoon - TIMEFRAME (noon-2pm) - Find us at Moore Square in raleigh. Plan accordingly, checkpoint closes at 2:00pm exactly.
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator.
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Take a team photo in front of one of the statues at the North Carolina Capital. Tell us why the statue is important in your caption.
Take a photo with either the North Carolina State Flower, or North Carolina State Wildflower. Must be a real-life living specimen. Tell us what you chose in the caption.
Hug the official State Tree of North Carolina. Tell us what it is in the caption.
Take a photo near the globe at the North Carolina Musuem of Natural Sciences. Tell us a little-known scientific fact in your caption.
Create your own Questival challenge and film your team doing it. Tell us what it is in the caption and post on social media inviting your friends to complete your challenge as well. Use the hashtag #QuestivalDaily"
Find this place, and go there with your team. Tell us where it is in the caption. (tap this challenge then tap GO to see what we mean)
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Hike Cabelands Trail to Eno Quary Trail (2 miles) and take a photo at the Quary (the swimming hole) (tap this challenge, then tap GO for more info)
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Film a video out in the wilderness illustrating how to find a clean and safe natural water source for drinking.
Filter water from a natural source and drink it. Water must be properly filtered and no a kitchen filter does not filter properly.
Skip a rock at least 7 times on water.
Do a flip into a pond, river or lake.
Take a video of a team member drinking High Brew in motion via paddle, surf, swim, hike, bike, etc.
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis. (store bought cookies do not count)
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
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.
Boulder one problem outdoors.
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)
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
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)
Politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
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.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunrise Saturday is at about 7:10 am)
Find out what the North Carolina State Motto is, than film a video illustrating how your team lives up to 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)
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet.
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.
Mail a sweet potato to a friend using the US Postal Service. Yes, a potato and no box is needed.
Create a 10 second Rube Goldberg machine.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Howl at the moon as a team at midnight (Be quiet and respectful of your neighbors if you have sleeping neighbors nearby).
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your elbows.
Give a team-member a mohawk. Do it right, buzz everything but the spine. fohawks could be grounds for disqualification.
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
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Plan a 3 day backpacking meal, film a video explaining what you would bring and share some backpacking food tricks and tips
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don’tletthemdie
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
While camping in the wilderness make a commercial for a cologne/perfume based on the scent of campfire. Channel your inner Chanel™.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Create a 15 second video telling what your favorite State park is and why.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around a campfire.
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire.
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire.
While camping in the wilderness make s'mores over a campfire add an extra ingredient and share your recipe in the caption.
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
While camping share a meal with another team over a campfire. Two totems required in the submission.
While camping in the wilderness come up with a SUPER clever way of roasting one of your marshmallows for your s'more.
Share a campsite with another team. Two totems required in the submission.
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire.
Camp overnight in a tent in the wilderness give an MTV Cribs style tour of your entire campsite. (Sorry yard/house camping doesn't count)
Eat a beetle #doubledareyou.
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Impress us with your connections/access to one of North Carolina's college sports teams.
Post a photo from Questival to your blog and put the url in the caption. (Screenshot).
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Eat something from one of the check-in party food vendors and take a quick pic.
Find and photograph a North Carolina State Quarter.
Play Giant "Beer" Pong at the Festival with another team
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunset friday is at about 7:30 pm)
Play Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team
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 team photo with the Mt. Cotopaxi backdrop located on the back side of the store tents.
Get a celebrity with over 5,000 followers to tweet/retweet something with our hashtag and Twitter handle, @cotopaxi (prove with screenshot).
Take a selfie or a team picture with Miguel the Llama. (We will announced from the stage when Miguel arrives)
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Grab a High Brew at check-in and save it for a challenge that will come later.
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.
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.
Come up with and film a 15 second team handshake or cheer.