Educators Gone Wild
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire.
While camping in the wilderness dowse 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 video a 15 second scary story around a campfire.
While camping in the wilderness start a campfire without matches, a lighter, or starter fluid (fire must be contained inside a legal fire pit).
While camping in the wilderness make a commercial for a cologne/perfume based on the scent of campfire. Channel your inner Chanel™.
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunset friday is at about 7:30 pm)
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.
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)
Donate healthy nonperishable food to the homeless shelter or food bank of your choice. Minimum two items per teammate.
Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
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.
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)
Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
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.
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)
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Impress us with your connections/access to one of North Carolina's college sports teams.
Mail a sweet potato to a friend using the US Postal Service. Yes, a potato and no box is needed.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second commercial for The Triangle.
Do your best parkour moves at a local park. Loudly state the word "Parkour" while performing these daring moves.
Go to a local thrift store and find a unique item. Take said item to a crowded area away from checkpoints/check-in, ask a quiz question and then deliver the item to a stranger for a correct response. Record their reaction.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Find a little free library/tiny library. Borrow a book and leave a book video explaining your selection. #readingisFUNdamental
Take a load off and do some urban hammocking in a creative place. Be respectful of your anchor points when choosing a location.
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis. (store bought cookies do not count)
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
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.
Eat a beetle #doubledareyou.
Find a way to record your fastest fastball pitch, either softball or baseball. Put the MPH in the description and what you threw.
Make a field goal from the 15 yard line... wait for it... with your left foot then celebrate with a dance.
Find a busy public place and recite some lyrics from Neil Diamond as thoughtfully as possible.
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")
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 stranger not participating in the questival a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 7th thing on the menu.
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Hold a formal hula hoop Contest with stranger
Post a photo from Questival to your blog and put the url in the caption. (Screenshot).
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
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
Get llama nail art.
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 >)
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly.
Plan a 3 day backpacking meal, film a video explaining what you would bring and share some backpacking food tricks and tips
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal moment from your childhood. Dig deep.
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)
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Create a 15 second video telling what your favorite State park is and why.
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet.
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.
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.
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
Give a team-member a mohawk. Do it right, buzz everything but the spine. fohawks could be grounds for disqualification.
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing Bicycle Race by Queen together whilst doing so.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
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.
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Convince a non-Questival participant to paint their face with the logo of your favorite sports franchise
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.
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette.
Find out what the North Carolina State Motto is, than film a video illustrating how your team lives up to it
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don’tletthemdie
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
Hug the official State Tree of North Carolina. Tell us what it is in the caption.
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
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.
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunrise Saturday is at about 7:10 am)
Take a video of a team member drinking High Brew in motion via paddle, surf, swim, hike, bike, etc.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Find and photograph a North Carolina State Quarter.
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)
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Create a piece of chalk art (see link example, do something original) on a public walkway somewhere in The Triangle, (but not at one of our checkpoints)
Take a team photo at the Memorial Belltower at NC State. Tell us in the caption why it was built.
Hit a bullseye on a real dartboard from regulation distance, it's 7 feet 9.25 inches FYI.
Go to a public place where music is playing and challenge a stranger 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)
Howl at the moon as a team at midnight (Be quiet and respectful of your neighbors if you have sleeping neighbors nearby).
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 like a flock of chickens across a very public place. Get clucking! (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
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"
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty. That's right; double armwrestling.
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 everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Personally thank a current/former professor/teacher/coach for the impact they have had on your life. Phone, facetime or skype.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Eat two crickets #doubledareyou.
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 part in the "Follow-the-Llama" Dance competition, get a photo/video of someone from your team participating. #goforthegold!
Play Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team
Play Giant "Beer" Pong at the Festival with another team
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Take a team photo with the Mt. Cotopaxi backdrop located on the back side of the store tents.
Take a selfie or a team picture with Miguel the Llama. (We will announced from the stage when Miguel arrives)
Grab a High Brew 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.
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.
Start a public dance party and using the Michael Jackson's "Beat It". Get at least 5 strangers involved.