Collect 50 pieces of trash along a hiking trail and recycle what you can. #dogood
Take a team photo with a willing CTA employee. (Don't disturb anyone operating a vehicle/train)
Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (6pm-7pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Wayward Collective (1551 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60622), complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp.
Fit entire team in a phone booth, a real enclosed booth like the kind superman would use or tardis.
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.
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
Make large signs and cheer on a random park sporting event, make sure they know you're a fan and make them feel like an allstar.
Film a video out in the wilderness illustrating how to find a clean and safe natural water source for drinking.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons."
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
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)
Visit the Oz Park statues during daylight hours and take a team video skipping along as you sing a song from the Wizard of Oz or the Wiz.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Visit the Oz Park. Take a Video in front of one of the characters from the film and recite a line they said in the film. ( Tin Man, the Scarecrow, the Cowardly Lion, Dorothy, and Toto.)
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
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)
Get 15 high fives in 15 seconds from 15 different people not participating in the questival.
Prize challenge! Find a splash pad or fountain that allows people to be in it, casually walk through fully clothed while carrying an umbrella. Again only fountains/splash pads that allow people in them!
Go to a busy part of the Loop put on your headphones and karaoke your heart out to your favorite song, the whole song, BE LOUD. (aka "Headphone Karaoke")
Get some water in your mouth and do what this fountain does with it in the background. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Give one of your team members a performance review in a real boardroom.
Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Take a cooking class and learn to cook something new.
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients
Get llama nail art.
Take a picture with a stuffed beaver. A real one in person not a photo of one.
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
Take a team photo with "Flamingo” Alexander Calder. Post a review of the piece in your caption.
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 >
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.
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.
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Hike out and back on the the Northerly Island trail take a team photo at the end of the trail.
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
Prize challenge! Create a mock fight scene with another team and include some dialogue. Think cheesy 80's action movie.
Show us your best volleyball serve over an actual volleyball net at a real volleyball court with a volleyball.
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
During daylight hours do a touchdown celebration dance with the Soldier Field in the background, yes the actual stadium.
Ride a unicycle.
Take a creative team photo with the art installation titled "Don't Feed the Seagulls".
Take a sciencey photo outside of the Museum of Science and Industry. Come back another time for a proper visit (Chicago resident free day info tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Skip a rock at least 7 times on water.
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Enjoy your favorite Chicago dog with no hands. Post the location in the caption.
Personally thank a current/former professor/teacher/coach for the impact they have had on your life. Phone, facetime or skype.
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
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
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)
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)
Filter water from a natural source and drink it. Water must be properly filtered and no a kitchen filter does not filter properly.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
Find a sand dune outside of IL, hike to the top and sled down (there are at least 2 within 1:30 of the city).
Cross the border with Indiana. Take a video at the border doing your best Michael Jackson dance moves. #beatit
Cross the border with another state. Take a video at the border doing your best Michael Jackson dance moves. #beatit
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
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.
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Get the best deal you can get on food with a coupon.
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)
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 a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
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.
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
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.
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
Make a video of you running around Buckingham Fountain. 15 seconds or less. Timelapse video works great. Don't get in the fountain.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal memory from your childhood. Dig deep.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Find the Statue of the 3 Livonian Wolves. Take a 15 second video reciting part of the tale found on the link. Have your totem in your video.
Locate the "Agora" Statues on Museum Campus. Take a photo in the middle of the group of them. Totem Required.
Video a teamate Yodeling in the middle of the Agora statues. Make sure totem is visible. 15 seconds.
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of Chicago.
Locate your favorite park with a view. Take a picture of the skyline of the City. Totem included.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Using the art of perspective, take a creative photo with the Cloud Gate.
Take a creative team picture with the city flag of Chicago.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Illinois state motto means to you.
Find and photograph together the state quarters from Illinois, Wisconsin, Iowa, Missouri, Kentucky, Indiana
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include Chicago 2017.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Write a note with 10 things you love about Chicago and leave it for someone else to find.
Leave a book at a little free library/tiny library (not a public or city library). Take a video explaining your addition. #readingisFUNdamental
As a team sing the state song of Illinois. Sing it loud sing it proud.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow.
Find one of Chicago's two remaining wood paved alleys and take a team photo.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
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.
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Donate to the IRC by clicking on this link. Post a screenshot of your donation.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Post a photo from Questival to your blog and put the url in the caption. (Screenshot).
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)
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.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
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.
Play a round of Giant "Beer" Pong, Giant Connect Four or Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
Have a teammate record you in a challenge at the truth zone & upload the video. You can win sweet truth merch & claim Questival points.
Have a member of the truth team snap your picture in front of the #FinishIt mural in the truth zone
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite adventure movie with a brief explanation why.
Come up with and film a 15 second team handshake or cheer.
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.