Midwest Funky Bunch
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
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)
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator
Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (5pm-7pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Speer Blvd Park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp.Plan acordingly, checkpoint ends at 7:00pm exactly.
While camping in the wilderness make a homemade "ghillie suit" and attempt to sneak close to an animal in nature….OR a teammate and scare the stuffing out of them. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
Do your best parkour moves at a local park. Loudly state the word "Parkour" while performing these daring moves.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
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.
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
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 in the wilderness document/photograph at least 4 different types of wildlife, each unique/from separate animal families. (Don't forget the totem)
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.
Take a photo or video of a real or stuffed Ovis canadensis . No not a picture or any other facsimile of a buffalo.
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
Take a picture with a current or former player from the Broncos, Rapids, Rockies or Nuggets. The actual person not a photo, statue or any other facsimile.
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.
Partake in a rocky mountain oyster with no hands.
Find and take a team photograph with this adorable statue. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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.
Take a photo or video of a real or stuffed buffalo. No not a picture or any other facsimile of a buffalo.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Get 50 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Impress us with your connections/access to one of Denver's professional sports teams.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
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 >
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
Enjoy some a snack (maybe some Country Archer Jerky) in the wilderness somewhere with your team.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Recreate your favorite Colorado sports moment and tag the hero of your story on social media.
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, loudly sing Bicycle Race by Queen together whilst doing so.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Ride a unicycle.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Get a major league athlete or celebrity to say "Cotopaxi makes Gear for Good."
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Get llama nail art.
Leave a book at a little free library/tiny library (not a public or city library). Take a video explaining your addtion. #readingisFUNdamental
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second commercial for the City of Denver
Take a picture with a current or former player from a professional sports franchise in person. No statues, old screengrabs or any other facsimile.
Walk two lengths of a slackline without falling off. Timelapse video. Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in.
Skip a rock at least 7 times on water.
Go tandem longboarding while singing "Don't Go Breaking My Heart".
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.
Join forces with another team and choreograph a 15 second fight scene (fake fight scene, think action movie). Two totems required.
Take a picture with the official state pet of Colorado.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
During daylight do some cloud watching or sky watching if there are no clouds at Commons Park. Make sure to check out the cone thingy.
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-2pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Sloans Lake Park (Northwest side Near Sheridan and W Byron Pl, 39.752619, -105.052205), complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 1 stamp. Plan acordingly, checkpoint closes at 2:00pm exactly.
Trade a piece of clothing with a stranger that is not participating in the Questival. FOR KEEPS!
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
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Complete this challenge where swimming is permitted. Bring a towel!
Face swap with a stranger not participating in the Questival post a video of the results.
Film a video out in the wilderness illustrating how to find a clean and safe natural water source for drinking.
Drink water from a freshwater spring (a spring is a point where groundwater flows out of the ground, and is thus where the aquifer surface meets the surface of the earth).
Do a flip into a pond, river or lake.
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)
Swing into a pond, river or lake from a rope swing.
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)
Play a pop song on a kazoo/harmonica. Tag the song in your caption.
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you origamized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
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
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Pick up at least 100 pieces of trash at a local park, recycle what you can and put the rest in the trash. Take a video clearly showing all of the litter you gathered.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
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)
Filter water from a natural source and drink it. Water must be properly filtered and no a kitchen filter does not filter properly.
Challenge another questival team to a best of 5 penalty kick competition using a regulation goal two totems in the submission. #goallllllllll
Hold a formal hula hoop Contest with stranger not participating in the Questival.
Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
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.
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.
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Colorado state motto means to you.
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
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)
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
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.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
Boulder one problem outdoors.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Visit Boulder's legal grafitti wall and as a team make an addition and include your team name.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Hike to Bear Lake and do your best bear impression - 0.8 miles
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)
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
While camping share a meal with another team over a campfire. Two totems required in the submission. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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)
Share a campsite with another team. Two totems required in the submission. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Give a team-member a mohawk. Do it right, buzz everything but the spine. fohawks could be grounds for disqualification.
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
As a team sing the state song of Colorado. Sing it loud sing it proud.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
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.
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Hit a bullseye on a real dartboard from regulation distance, it's 7 feet 9.25 inches FYI.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Find and photograph a Colorado, Arizona, Utah and New Mexico State Quarter arrange them like the four corners.
Get a celebrity with over 5,000 followers to tweet/retweet something with our hashtag and Twitter handle, @cotopaxi (prove with screenshot).
Write a note with 10 things you love about Colorado and leave it for someone else to find.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Take part in one of the "Follow-the-Llama" Dance competitions that take place on the stage, get a photo/video of someone from your team participating. #goforthegold!
Share some food/drink with one of your teammates.
Take a selfie or a team picture with Miguel the Llama. (We will announced from the stage when Miguel arrives)
Play a round of Giant "Beer" Pong, Giant Connect Four or Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
Seek out the Bobo's Oat Bars team and get a free sample for you and your team.
Donate to the IRC by clicking on this link. Take a screenshot of your donation to an IRC rep in the tent next to the Cotopaxi Store. They'll give you a piece of fabric to write a "Message of Hope" to a refugee.
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.
Grab a High Brew sample for you and your team. Take a photo with your delicious beverages. Save at least one for a later challenge.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Pick two teammates and do your best impersonation of the giant white statues at the check-in.
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.