A tribe on a quest
Convince a stranger that is not participating in the questival to paint their face with the logo of your favorite sports franchise
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Play a pop song on a kazoo/harmonica. Tag the song in your caption.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** As a team recreate this amazing family photo as accurately as possible. See Link.
Make a 15 second audition for the new Star Wars film. Use as many teammates and props as you need.
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.
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door in a foreign accent.
Create a 15 second Rube Goldberg machine.
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons."
Document the largest living spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
Film a 15 second video of a team member longboarding, scooting, rollerblading, or riding a tricycle and dancing to "Would you ever" by Skrillex and Poo Bear. Watch the video. for inspiration.
Trade a piece of clothing with a stranger that is not participating in the Questival. FOR KEEPS!
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Challenge a stranger that is not participating in the Questival to a jump rope competition in a public space. Provide the jump ropes and offer a prize if they win. #goodsportsmanship
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Cool off in a natural waterfall (in = completely under getting wet).
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)
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.
Collect 50 pieces of trash along a hiking trail and recycle what you can. #dogood
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Hike the SANTA ANITA CANYON AND STURTEVANT FALLS Trail. Take a picture of a Forest Service cabin, A control Dam, and STURTEVANT FALLS. Upload as a photo collage. Totem required for each picture. Carry Water.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of LA, or a surrounding city.
Find a busy public beach and casually walk into the ocean with your street clothes on. Bring a towel!
Relax, take a breath, and do some Tai Chi on any public beach during daylight hours.
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
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.
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special. Must post a description in your caption.
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Take a creative team picture with the city flag of LA or the State flag of California.
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-1pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Venice Beach (in the grass near the skatepark. GPS 33.987036, -118.474487). complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your stamp. Checkpoint closes at 1:00pm exactly.
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
Take a 15 second video and tell what the California state motto means to you.
Make a 15 second mash up of your favorite songs of the summer. Yes, You will be singing. :)
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.
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)
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
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.
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Share a large melon as a team, carefully create a helmet from the melon. Take your picture with a stranger that is not competing in the questival while wearing your creation. Tap this challenge then tap GO for inspiration >
Hold a formal hula hoop Contest with stranger not participating in the Questival.
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
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.
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Leave a book at a little free library/tiny library (not a public or city library). Take a video explaining your addition. #readingisFUNdamental
Enjoy some Country Archer Jerky in the wilderness somewhere with your team
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you origamized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
*** PRIZE CHALLENGE *** Make a slow motion video recreating your favorite olympic moment as accurately as possible. Feel free to set it to set to the Chariots of Fire Theme by Vangelis #LA2028
Find a Razor scooter, and shoot a 15 second demo video trying to get sponsored.
Donate $10 to the IRC by visiting https://www.rescue.org/cotopaxi then upload a screenshot of your donation.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Take a team photo from the highest vantage point you can, document with a screengrab in Snapchat using the altitude filter. Must be over 400'.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
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)
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
Visit the Prevent Wildfire CA website watch the full campfire safety video and share a fact you learned.
Get llama nail art.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
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.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
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.
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
Find and photograph together the state quarters from California, Nevada, Arizona, Oregon, and a Seashell.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
As a team sing the state song of California. Sing it loud sing it proud.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
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.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include LA 2017.
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
Give 5 smiley face or star stickers to strangers on the street, tell each person they are awesome! Make a photo collage of you with your smiling people. Totem Required.
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.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth #itburns
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)
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Visit your favorite Karaoke bar/restaurant spot and sing a song by any Los Angeles native singer or group.
Write a note with 10 things you love about LA and leave it for someone else to find.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Stop by Colorado Street Bridge; take a team picture overlooking the city.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
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.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. #AnimalAlleyLA (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Take a team photo from the sidewalk outside of Randyland in Echo Park. Do not attempt to enter or disturb the occupants.
Visit Olvera Street, take a photo in the center of the market as a team. #selfie Totem Required
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.
Find and take a team photograph with this statue. #ChinaTown (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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)
Find the tallest building in LA and California. (Hint it was finished in 2017). Take a team picture here. Put the name of the building in the caption.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Take a video of a teammate whistling like "Steamboat Willie" in front of the Walt Disney Concert Hall at the Music Center.
Take an artsy picture of the Broad Museum; the outside. When you're a little less rushed swing back in and visit the Museum. Its free.
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.
Find this art installation and take a peaceful team photo. Check link for photo, tap this challenge then tap GO >
Purchase a Cotopaxi product from our mobile store (at this Questival!), and take a photo using it in the wild.
Play a round of Giant "Beer" Pong, Giant Connect Four or Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
Find the statue in Los Angeles State Historic Park by Anna Sew Hoy titled “Psychic Body Grotto” and film a 15 second interpretive dance. Check link for photo, tap this challenge then tap GO >
Eat something from one of the check-in party food vendors and take a quick pic.
Find the “Monument to Sharing” in Los Angeles State Historic Park and take a video reading from your favorite planter. Check link for photo, tap this challenge then tap GO >
Find these signs in Los Angeles State Historic Park and take a team photo, in the caption put something you learned about Los Angeles State Historic Park. Check link for photo, tap this challenge then tap GO >
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.
Stop by the Kevita booth and have a sample then do your best yoga pose with the booth in the background.
Grab a bag of Country Archer Jerky for you team 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.
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.
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.