Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Find this place, and go there with your team. Tell us where it is in the caption. (tap this challenge then tap GO to see what we mean)
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Go tandem longboarding while singing Unchained Melody.
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.
Eat a beetle #doubledareyou.
Take a load off and do some urban hammocking in a creative place. Be respectful of your anchor points when choosing a location.
Boulder one problem outdoors.
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds in a busy place on either UNC, NC State or Duke campus.
While camping in the wilderness document/photograph at least 4 different types of wildlife, each unique/from separate animal families. (Don't forget the totem)
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Take a photo near the globe at the North Carolina Musuem of Natural Sciences. Tell us a little-known scientific fact in your caption.
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!).
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with all passport stamps visible.
Evening - TIMEFRAME (5pm-7pm) - ... Find us at Halifax Mall. The challenge takes some time to complete, plan accordingly.
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day really special.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
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.
Take a team photo at the Memorial Belltower at NC State. Tell us in the caption why it was built.
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.
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)
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator.
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.
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)
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.)
Find a busy public place and recite some lyrics from Neil Diamond as thoughtfully as possible.
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 a stranger not participating in the questival a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis. (store bought cookies do not count)
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")
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Do your best parkour moves at a local park. Loudly state the word "Parkour" while performing these daring moves.
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)
Get at least 15 high fives in 15 seconds from people not participating in the Questival.
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 >
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)
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. (don't forget your totem)
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)
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
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
Show us your best volleyball serve over an actual volleyball net at a real volleyball court with a volleyball.
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.
Find a little free library/tiny library. Borrow a book and leave a book video explaining your selection. #readingisFUNdamental
Find a way to record your fastest fastball pitch, either softball or baseball. Put the MPH in the description and what you threw.
Donate healthy nonperishable food to the homeless shelter or food bank of your choice. Minimum two items per teammate.
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty. That's right; double armwrestling.
Mail a sweet potato to a friend using the US Postal Service. Yes, a potato and no box is needed.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Take a team photo in front of one of the statues at the North Carolina Capital. Tell us why the statue is important in your caption.
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
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.
Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 7th thing on the menu.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
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.
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)
Get 100 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Get 50 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of public transit.
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.
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.
Walk like a flock of chickens across a very public place. Get clucking! (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Afternoon - TIMEFRAME (noon-2pm) - Find us at Moore Square in raleigh. Plan accordingly, checkpoint closes at 2:00pm exactly.
Hold a formal hula hoop Contest with stranger
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second commercial for The Triangle.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Create a 15 second video telling what your favorite State park is and why.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Challenge a stranger that is not a questival participant to a 50-100 meter foot race in a public park. Be a good sport win or lose.
Show us your team's best touchdown celebration with either Wallace Wade Stadium, Kenan Memorial Stadium or Carter–Finley Stadium in the background, (during daylight hours).
Go to Duke University Chapel
Recreate "The Shot" from Duke Basketball history.
Video of a team member slam dunking a basketball on a regulation hoop (if you're short get creative).
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)
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Impress us with your connections/access to one of North Carolina's college sports teams.
Hit a bullseye on a real dartboard from regulation distance, it's 7 feet 9.25 inches FYI.
Take a picture with a current or former football player from UNC, NC State, or Duke. The actual person not a photo, statue or any other facsimile.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Whittle yourself a spoon and eat some soup with it.
Take a video of a team member drinking High Brew in motion via paddle, surf, swim, hike, bike, etc.
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
Skip a rock at least 7 times on water.
Do a flip into a pond, river or lake.
Post a photo from Questival to your blog and put the url in the caption. (Screenshot).
Collect 50 pieces of trash along a hiking trail and recycle what you can. #dogood
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
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
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Get a major league athlete or celebrity to say "Cotopaxi makes Gear for Good."
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 in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire.
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
Create a 10 second Rube Goldberg machine.
Howl at the moon as a team at midnight (Be quiet and respectful of your neighbors if you have sleeping neighbors nearby).
While camping in the wilderness come up with a SUPER clever way of roasting one of your marshmallows for your s'more.
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around a campfire.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don’tletthemdie
Write a note with 10 things you love about The Triangle and leave it for someone else to find.
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
While camping in the wilderness make s'mores over a campfire add an extra ingredient and share your recipe in the caption.
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)
While camping in the wilderness make a commercial for a cologne/perfume based on the scent of campfire. Channel your inner Chanel™.
Find out what the North Carolina State Motto is, than film a video illustrating how your team lives up to it
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
Tandem cartwheel with a teammate for at least one full rotation. (need a lesson? tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Get a celebrity with over 5,000 followers to tweet/retweet something with our hashtag and Twitter handle, @cotopaxi (prove with screenshot).
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.
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.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your elbows.
Eat something from one of the check-in party food vendors and take a quick pic.
Hug the official State Tree of North Carolina. Tell us what it is in the caption.
Find and photograph a North Carolina State Quarter.
Play Giant "Beer" Pong at the Festival with another team
Take part in the "Follow-the-Llama" Dance competition, get a photo/video of someone from your team participating. #goforthegold!
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunset friday is at about 7:30 pm)
Play Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team
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 Mt. Cotopaxi backdrop located on the back side of the store tents.
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.