Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds on the National Mall during daylight hours.
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)
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)
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (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.
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.
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Do a humans of New York style post about someone you meet during the 24 hours of Questival who is not a part of the Questival use the caption to tell the story. (Don't forget your totem)
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)
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 or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Get 15 high fives in 15 seconds from 15 different people not participating in the questival.
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)
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Hold a formal hula hoop Contest with stranger not participating in the Questival.
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.
Get two pool noodles and go head to head with a teammate in the state sport of Maryland.
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (5pm-7pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Gateway Park West Side, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp. The Questival app closes at 7:00pm plan time for the challenge.
Do your best parkour moves at a local park. Loudly state the word "Parkour" while performing these daring moves.
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
Take a team photo in front of the Godey Lime Kilns plaque.
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)
Take a team photo on Albert Einstein's lap.
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Find and take a team photograph with this building during daylight hours. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Take a team photo at the original columns of the US capitol. Hint they're not at the capital.
Face swap with a stranger not participating in the Questival post a video of the results.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
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.
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 not participating in the questival for a correct response. Record their reaction.
At checkpoint #1 on Saturday, invite another team to dance the official state folk dance of Maryland. (Two totems required)
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-2pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at (Meridian Hill Park), complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp. Plan time to complete the challenge, the checkpoint closes at 2:00pm exactly.
Eat two crickets #doubledareyou.
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
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.
Create a fictional sports team for Virginia and film a 15 second promo video for this new sports team.
Post a photo from Questival to your blog and put the url in the caption. (Screenshot).
Get 50 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
Share a campsite with another team. Two totems required in the submission. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Filter water from a natural source and drink it. Water must be properly filtered and no a kitchen filter does not filter properly.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Impress us with your connections/access to one of D.C or Maryland's professional sports teams.
Get llama nail art.
Plan a 3 day backpacking meal, film a video explaining what you would bring and share some backpacking food tricks and tips
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
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)
Do a flip into a pond, river or lake.
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
Film a video out in the wilderness illustrating how to find a clean and safe natural water source for drinking.
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.
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
Boulder one problem outdoors.
As a team hike to the top of Sugarloaf Mountain and take a team photo or video.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
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)
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Give a stranger not participating in the questivala compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you origamized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
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.
As a team sing the state song of Virginia. "Carry Me Back to Old Virginia". Sing it loud sing it proud.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second commercial for the city of Arlington.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
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 15 second video and tell what the Maryland state motto means to you.
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Write a note with 10 things you love about D.C./Arlington and leave it for someone else to find.
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 sing a pop song around your campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
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)
While camping share a meal with another team over a campfire. Two totems required in the submission. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
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.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
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 >
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Go to a busy part of M St in Georgetown, put on your headphones and karaoke your heart out to your favorite song, the whole song, BE LOUD. (aka "Headphone Karaoke")
Take a possessed team photo at The Exorcist Stairs.
Cross the border with another state. Take a video at the border doing your best Michael Jackson dance moves. #beatit
Leave a book at a little free library/tiny library (not a public or city library). Take a video explaining your addition. #readingisFUNdamental
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
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 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.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Give one of your team members a performance review in a real boardroom.
Donate to the IRC by clicking on this link, then submit a screenshot of your donation to complete the challenge
Take a selfie or a team picture with Miguel the Llama. (We will announced from the stage when Miguel arrives)
Take a team photo with the Washington monument in the background from the sky bridge at Gateway Park.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Take part in the "Follow-the-Llama" Dance competition, get a photo/video of someone from your team participating. #goforthegold!
Find and photograph the three chalk llamas hidden on the sky bridge at Gateway Park. Post a collage.
Play a round of Giant "Beer" Pong, Giant Connect Four or Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
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.
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.
Come up with and film a 15 second team handshake or cheer.
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.