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Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Put on your favorite costume from your childhood and take pictures with 5 strangers with their permission. Post a collage.
**** PRIZE CHALLENGE**** Recreate a memorable Halloween moment from your childhood, the more authentic the better.
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.
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
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.
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
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.
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons.
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (6pm-7pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Morningside Park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp. Plan accordingly the challenge takes some time to complete.
Take a photo next to a statue of Alex Haley, tell us what book he won the Pulitzer Prize for in your caption.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Take a picture of a ghost.
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.
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.
Run through the World's Fair Fountain while it's on, dodge the spray and try to stay as dry as possible
Go to the sunsphere, (during regular operating hours) and take a video from the observation deck pointing out your favorite places in Knoxville
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator
Take a photo outside the Knoxville Museum of Art, tell us what type of stone is on the building's exterior.
***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 second music video for the song Ghostbusters by Ray Parker Jr
Find and photograph "Borbor 9" by Will Vannerson
Sing one of Tennessee's 9 official state songs as a team. Tell us why the heck we have 9 state songs in your caption.
Go to a public place and eat an onion 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 busy part of downtown put on your headphones and karaoke your heart out to your favorite song, the whole song, BE LOUD. (aka "Headphone Karaoke")
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite scary movie with brief explanation why.
Take a team photo in front of the East Tennessee History Center, do a little research and tell us a historical fact about Tennessee in your caption.
As a team, sing your favorite number from a musical production in front of the Tennessee Theatre.
Take a photo next to the Rowing Man Statue
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of Knoxville
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
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.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Order a pumpkin spice latte under the name "Bueller" when you pick it up tell them "Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in awhile, you could miss it."
Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Write a note with 10 things you love about Tennessee and leave it for someone else to find.
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)
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.
Eat your favorite dish featuring the state fruit of Tennessee. Tell us how it was prepared in your caption.
Order some food and record a review as if you are Anthony Bourdain.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite Halloween song. Tag James Corden @JKCorden & @latelateshow
During daylight hours do a touchdown celebration dance with the Neyland Stadium in the background.
Take a photo with the Torchbearer statue, emulate his pose.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Hold a formal freestyle rap off with a stranger not participating in the Questival.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Film a video of your team painting or drawing something on The Rock
Share a large gourd as a team, carefully create a helmet from the gord. Take your picture with a non-Questival-participant while wearing your creation. Tap this challenge then tap GO for inspiration >
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Do the Jack Skellington Mile. Run an entire mile with a jack-o-lantern on your head. Do it in a safe place and make sure you can breathe. Timelapse video required.
Make a caramel apple, (or onion if you're feeling sassy) and share it with a friend not participating in Questival. Film their reaction. No store bought caramel apples.
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Go bobbing for a fruit or vegetable of your choice, anything except apples!
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Find and photograph a Maine license plate. The real thing not a photo or any other facsimile.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
Filter water from a natural source and drink it. Water must be properly filtered and no a kitchen filter does not filter properly.
Film a video out in the wilderness illustrating how to find a clean and safe natural water source for drinking.
Fit your whole team on a paddleboard and paddle at least 10 feet out into a natural body of water.
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!
Find a stranger, ask them what they do for a living and thank them for being them. Be genuine. #thanksrandomfellow.
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
Run your favorite football play with your team against another team. Two totems required. Complete away from check-in/checkpoints.
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.
Collect a variety of different colored fall leaves, at least 6 different shades of colors. Give them to someone's mom.
Ride a broomstick through a public place. (Be a respectful witch or warlock.)
In a space that allows, purchase and shot put a pumpkin (the size of a shot put shot) as far as you can and measure the distance. Clean up whatever mess you make.
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-1pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Caswell Park, across winona St (west) from the baseball fields. Complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 1 stamp. Plan extra time, checkpoint closes at 1:00pm exactly.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
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.
Eat a beetle #doubledareyou.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Recreate your favorite scene from a Halloween themed movie.
Eat two crickets #doubledareyou.
Recreate your favorite nightmare. Be theatrical. 15 second video. Totem needs to be visible.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Rake up a big pile of leaves and jump in it in a slow motion video.
Throw a pile of leaves in the air and capture it in a slow motion video #justfallthings
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Research your favorite conspiracy theory, make a tri fold presentation and film a 15 second video explaining why we should all be terrified. #thetruthisoutthere
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
Eat an entire can (15 oz minimum) of canned pumpkin baking filling as fast as you can. Post your time in the video description.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
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
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
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!).
It's getting colder outside, put on as many sweaters as you can (at least 5) and body slam a teammate
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Make a smoothie using at least 1 part pumpkin and 4 different fruits or vegetables.
Get in full ski or snowboard gear and lay out in your yard as if you were tanning.
Carve a beautiful profile picture of a llama into a pumpkin. #pumpkinspicellamatte
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients
As a team make a video showing us a pumpkin carving technique on a real pumpkin.
Chop some wood in your best lumberjack outfit. Practice proper wood chopping form and safety.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Make some hot chocolate or coffee and add a special ingredient.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Do the Egg Nog Mile. Run a mile while drinking a 16 oz. cup of egg nog at every 1/4 mile (every lap if you're on a track). Timelapse video required. #returntosender
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include Knoxville 2017.
Have a teammate record you in a challenge at the truth zone & upload the video. You can win sweet truth merch!
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Pie a teammate with a pumpkin pie. Slowmo video.
Smash a pie in one of your teammates face, pumpkin or otherwise. Slow motion video.
Catch a living specimen of either of the official Tennessee state insects. Tell us what it is in your caption. Release them when you're finished and don't let them be harmed.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Have a member of the truth team snap your picture in front of the #FinishtIt mural in the truth zone
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Take a photo with your favorite tree and tell us how many acres of trees there are at Ijams nature center.
Take a photo with an American sycamore somewhere at Ijams Nature Center.
Take a team photo showing off your new Luzon daypack once you pick it up from Check In
Donate to the IRC by clicking on this link. Upload a screenshot of your donation confirmation
Play a round of Giant Connect Four or Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
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.