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.
Have a teammate hold their breath while completely submerged underwater for as long as they can. Submit timelapse footage and record the total time in the description. (don't forget your totem)
Donate healthy nonperishable food to the homeless shelter or food bank of your choice. Minimum two items per teammate.
Do a flip into a pond, river or lake.
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
Take a dip in the Colorado at Nelson's Landing, rumor has it there is some good cliff jumping there.
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
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)
Hold a Aṣṭāvakrāsana (*yoga move) in a creative outdoor (scenic) location for full 15 second video #expert
Hold a Adho Mukha Śvānāsana (*yoga move) in a creative outdoor (scenic) location for full 15 second video #intermediate
Drink water from a freshwater spring (a spring is a point where groundwater flows out of the ground, and is thus where the aquifer surface meets the surface of the earth).
Visit an abandoned mining town (Rhyolite).
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Feed one of your teamates a piece of Country Archer Jerky in a creative way
Hold a Naṭarājāsana (*yoga move) in a creative outdoor (scenic) location for full 15 second video #hard
Hold a Śavāsana (*yoga move) in a creative outdoor (scenic) location for full 15 second video #beginner
Make a scarf out of a blanket and talk to people in a public place in a British accent about fancy things.
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Walk like a flock of chickens across a very public place. Get clucking! Complete this challenge outside of check-in/checkpoints)
Visit the Hoover Dam and reenact a scene from any movie filmed there.
Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Cross the border with another state. Take a video at the border doing your best Michael Jackson dance moves. #beatit
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Show us your best volleyball serve over an actual volleyball net at a real volleyball court with a volleyball.
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.
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.
Find a way to record your fastest fastball pitch, either softball or baseball. Put the MPH in the description and how you accurately measured the speed.
Video of a team member slam dunking a basketball on a regulation hoop (if you're short get creative).
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Nevada state motto means to you.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunrise Saturday in Las Vegas is at 6:47am)
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Find and take a team photograph with this working sculpture. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Nevada
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Cotopaxi Questival book club: recommend your favorite book with brief explanation why.
Make a 15 second commercial for the the City of Las Vegas
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
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.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. (don't forget your totem)
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
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
As a team sing the state song of Nevada. Sing it loud sing it proud.
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.
While camping in the wilderness start a campfire without matches, a lighter, or starter fluid (fire must be contained inside a legal fire pit).
While camping in the wilderness make a commercial for a cologne/perfume based on the scent of campfire. Channel your inner Chanel™.
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Make a 15 second video of you suggestion what food should be the official state food of Nevada.
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
Howl at the moon as a team at midnight (Be quiet and respectful of your neighbors if you have sleeping neighbors nearby).
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Give a team-member a mohawk. Do it right, buzz everything but the spine. fohawks could be grounds for disqualification.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Get llama nail art.
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Find and photograph a Nevada State Quarter.
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator
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 for a correct response. Record their reaction.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Impress us with your connections/access to one of Las Vegas Shows (i.e. Blue man group, Donnie Osmond, Penn and Teller, etc.)
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
Write a note with 10 things you love about Nevada/Las Vegas and leave it for someone else to find.
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Go to a public place where music is playing (not the check-in festival) and challenge a stranger to a dance battle. Make it legit. Create non-monetary stakes. Loser pays up.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** - Full 15 second freestyle rap with an enterage of strangers somewhere along Fremont Street or the Las Vegas strip
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Arm wrestle a stranger, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Lay face down motionless in a public area for 60 seconds or until a stranger comes to check on you. Timelapse. (Check-in/checkpoints don't count also don't forget your totem)
Hold a staring contest with stranger while casually eating a piece of fruit..... don't break eye contact 15 second minimum.
Go to a higly foot-trafficked part of Las Vegas (maybe Fremont). Put on your headphones and karaoke your heart out to your favorite song, the whole song, BE LOUD. (aka "Headphone Karaoke")
Find an awesome stranger who you think would be down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall. Find someone who is not participanting in the Questival.
Find a stranger who has the exact same middle name as you and provide proof.
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Trade a piece of clothing with a stranger that is not participating in the Questival. FOR KEEPS!
Find/procure/dig-up a bolo tie and give us your best impression of what you think someone who wears a bolo tie would say.
Mail a sweet potato to a friend using the US Postal Service. Yes a potato and no box is needed.
Take part in the "Follow-the-Llama" Dance competition, get a photo/video of someone from your team participating. #goforthegold!
Go to LAYOP. Search their store to find the name of our LAYOP Kids Turtle. Take a picture of his name when you find it and get a FREE sticker prize from them.
Visit NothingButNets.net learn a fact about malarya then Visit the Nothing But Nets booth and make a 15 second video sharing your new found knowledge.
Take a selfie or a team picture with a real llama (Cusco) OR Miguel the Llama (We will announced from the stage when Miguel arrives)
Pick up 20 pieces of trash in/around the Container Park and throw it away in the proper bin. Take a picture of your bounty before tossing it.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at the Container Park having parked legally and lawfully or having used public transport.
Donate to the IRC by clicking on this link. Take a screenshot of your donation to an IRC rep at the onsite Cotopaxi Store. They'll give you a piece of fabric to write a "Message of Hope" to a refugee. We'll combine these flags from every city to create a giant display at the end of the year.
Make a snapchat post at the festival and use The Questival geofilter. (Screenshot)
Explore the innovative and beautiful Container Park and take a team photo at the Treehouse.
Play Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team
Grab a can of High Brew Coffee Drink (at least one) at check-in and save it for a challenge that will come later
Grab a bag of Country Archer Jerky at check-in and save it for a challenge that will come later
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.
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.
Come up with and film a 15 second team handshake or cheer.