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
Write a note with 10 things you love about San Diego and leave it for someone else to find.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
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.)
Personally thank a current/former professor/teacher/coach for the impact they have had on your life. Phone, facetime or skype.
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.
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons."
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.
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.
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)
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.
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 >
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
Convince a non-Questival participant to paint their face with the logo of your favorite sports franchise
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Get llama nail art.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Take a video sharing what your favorite SoCal hike is.
Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (5pm-6pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Mission Bay Park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp. Plan accordingly the challenge takes some time to complete.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
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.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
Get 15 high fives in 15 seconds from 15 different people not participating in the questival.
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Eat two crickets #doubledareyou.
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
Write a six-word story about Cotopaxi.
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator
Go to a busy part of the Gaslamp District put on your headphones and karaoke your heart out to your favorite song, the whole song, BE LOUD. (aka "Headphone Karaoke")
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)
Eat a fish taco without using your hands.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented.
Recreate your favorite California sports moment and tag the hero of your story on social media.
As a team do a 15 second 'Backpack Kid' dance in a busy area of the Gaslamp District. Have a stranger film.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** - Recreate a scene from "Anchorman". The more authentic, the better. Best 15 second mini-movie wins. (keep it PG)
Video of a team member slam dunking a basketball on a regulation 10' high hoop (if you're short get creative).
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include "San Diego 2017".
As a team sing the state song of California. Sing it loud sing it proud.
Take a picture with a current or former player from a professional sports franchise in person. No statues, old screengrabs or any other facsimile.
Take a team video on the longest self-anchored pedestrian bridges in the world.
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of San Diego
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Find a Razor scooter, and shoot a 15 second demo video trying to get sponsored.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Take a picture with a fake California Grizzly. NOT A REAL ONE
During daylight hours one teammate must casually walk into the Pacific Ocean, fully-clothed as if this is a normal everyday activity. Walk at a steady pace. Don't run.
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-1pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Sunset Park in Coronado, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 1 stamp. Plan extra time, checkpoint closes at 1:00pm exactly.
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of California
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)
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.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Walk across the street as if you were Bernie from Weekend at Bernie's (using a cross walk).
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Very politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing My Heart Will Go On by Celine Dion together whilst doing so.
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
Tandem cartwheel with a teammate for at least one full rotation. (need a lesson? tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Take a photo of a horse on a carousel.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Take a creative team photo outside of your favorite Balboa Park museum. Come back another day for a proper visit (San Diego resident free day info tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Hold a formal hula hoop Contest with stranger not participating in the Questival.
Find and photograph a Maine license plate. The real thing not a photo or any other facsimile.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Pick up 100 pieces of trash at a local San Diego PARK, recycle what you can and put the rest in the trash. It's national clean up day!
Take a photo of the abandoned freeway stub on State Route 163.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Post a photo from Questival to your blog and put the url in the caption. (Screenshot).
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Collect 50 pieces of trash along a hiking trail and recycle what you can. #dogood
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Take a team photo from the highest vantage point you can access for FREE. The higher the better. NO DRONES.
Team video at the summit of Iron Mountain. 5.8mi RT.
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)
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
Whittle yourself a spoon and eat some soup with it.
Partake of the state vegetable with no hands.
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Give a team-member a mohawk. Do it right, buzz everything but the spine. fohawks could be grounds for disqualification.
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Visit your favorite Karaoke bar/restaurant spot and sing a song by Blink-182. Preferably one from a Tom Delonge album
Find one of San Diego's few remaining wooden pedestrian suspension bridges and take a team photo on it.
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.
Do your best gymnastics trick on a trampoline that you have permission to use. The rest of your team needs to hold up judging point cards.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (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.
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Leave a book at a little free library/tiny library (not a public or city library). Take a video explaining your addition. #readingisFUNdamental
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
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 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)
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Take a nautical themed team photo with the USS Recruit.
Take a 15 second video and tell what the California state motto means to you.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Find and photograph a California State Quarter.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Hug an arecaceae, make it feel loved.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Tell us something you learned from the 7:15pm app explanation (it happens from the stage).
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Take part in the "Follow-the-Llama" Dance competition, get a photo/video of someone from your team participating. #goforthegold!
Take a selfie or a team picture with Miguel the Llama. (We will announced from the stage when Miguel arrives)
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.
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.
Play a round of Giant Connect Four or Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
Eat something from one of the check-in party food vendors and take a quick pic.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Start a public dance party and using the Michael Jackson's "Beat It". Get at least 5 strangers involved.
Come up with and film a 15 second team handshake or cheer.
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.