America's Next Top Llama
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
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.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
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.
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
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
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (6pm-7pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at The Boardwalk at Waterfront park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp. Plan accordingly the challenge takes some time to complete.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
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.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons.
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.
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 or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
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 not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
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.
Leave a book at a little free library/tiny library (not a public or city library). Take a video explaining your addition. #readingisFUNdamental
Find the local Wizard of OZ "Flying Monkeys" in Burlington and take a team picture as if they are chasing you.
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)
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.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
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.
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Corden @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
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)
Find and photograph "Whale Tails" by Jim Sardonis
Cool off in a natural waterfall (in = completely under getting wet).
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Film a video out in the wilderness illustrating how to find a clean and safe natural water source for drinking.
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.
Do a little research about fire safety and upload a video sharing what you learned.
Visit the World's Tallest Filing Cabinet, take a photo in front of it and make it your Linkedin profile picture. Upload a screenshot as proof. 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)
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Play a pop song on a kazoo/harmonica. Tag the song in your caption.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-1pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Oakledge Park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 1 stamp. Plan extra time, checkpoint closes at 1:00pm exactly.
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.
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 and photograph a Maine license plate. The real thing not a photo or any other facsimile.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Eat a dish featuring the official state flavor of Vermont, tell us what you ate and where you got it in your caption.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include Burlington 2017.
Take a 90 mile roadtrip back in time to see the Vermontasaurus and Baby. Take a team photo with the baby.
Eat the official state fruit of vermont prepared your favorite way. Tell us what it is in your caption.
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Find the Woodstock Town Crier. Take a team picture at this historic message board and tell us what's going on in the community.
Write a note with 10 things you love about Vermont and leave it for someone else to find.
Find and photograph an Oregon State Quarter.
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
Take a team picture with the Bellows Falls Petroglyphs in the background.
Cross the border with another state. Take a video at the border doing your best Michael Jackson dance moves. #beatit
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
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.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Give a toast to a teammate and then take a swig of the official state beverage of Vermont. Tell us what it is in your caption.
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama
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
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around your campsite. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Share a campsite with another team. Two totems required in the submission. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campsite. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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)
Donate $10 to the IRC by visiting https://www.rescue.org/cotopaxi then upload a screenshot of your donation.
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around your campsite. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
While camping share a meal with another team. Two totems required in the submission. 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.
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal with a camp stove or any other method that doesn't include an open fire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
While camping in the wilderness make s'mores, (using a camp stove or another method other than an open fire), add an extra ingredient and share your recipe in the caption. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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.
Roadtrip to Emily’s Bridge in Stowe. Take a picture there at night and see if you capture any ghosts.
Go to a busy part of Church Street put on your headphones and karaoke your heart out to your favorite song, the whole song, BE LOUD. (aka "Headphone Karaoke")
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds on Church Street.
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
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 >
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Find and photograph "Democracy" by W.F. Herrick. Tell us what it means to you in your caption.
Purchase a Cotopaxi product from our mobile store (at this Questival!), and take a photo using it in the wild.
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Have a teammate record you in a challenge at the truth zone & upload the video. You could win sweet truth merch!
Play one of the yard games set up in the festival area against another team.
Have a member of the truth team snap your picture in front of the #FinishtIt mural in the truth zone.
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.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at The Champlain Valley Exposition having parked legally and lawfully or taken public transportation.
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.
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.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite adventure movie with a brief explanation why.
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.