WTF - Where's the Finish
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)
Relax, take a breath, and do some Tai Chi at Sunset Cliffs Natural Park during daylight hours.
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons."
Pick up 100 pieces of trash at a local San Diego BEACH, recycle what you can and put the rest in the trash. It's national clean up day!
Take an awkward family photo of entire team on a spiral staircase.
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of San Diego
Ride a rollercoaster. Minimum one team member. Put your hands up!
Take a photo of a horse on a carousel.
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)
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
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.
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)
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
Get 15 high fives in 15 seconds from 15 different people not participating in the questival.
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (5pm-6pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Mission Bay Park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp. Plan accordingly the challenge takes some time to complete.
Write a note with 10 things you love about San Diego and leave it for someone else to find.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Take a team photo from the highest vantage point you can access for FREE. The higher the better. NO DRONES.
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
During daylight hours take a video sharing an interesting fact about the USS Midway with the ship in the background.
Bike, run, skate or walk as a team around Coranado island (the residential side not the military base). Take a collage of at least 4 photos along the way.
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.
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.
Find a Razor scooter, and shoot a 15 second demo video trying to get sponsored.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** - Recreate a scene from "Anchorman". The more authentic, the better. Best 15 second mini-movie wins. (keep it PG)
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
Write a six-word story about Cotopaxi.
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.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of California
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-1pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Sunset Park in Coronado, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 1 stamp. Plan extra time, checkpoint closes at 1:00pm exactly.
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 >
Convince a non-Questival participant to paint their face with the logo of your favorite sports franchise
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.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Recreate a famous piece of art using a medium of your choice. Sorry posing as a sculpture does not count.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
During daylight hours one teammate must casually walk into the Pacific Ocean, fully-clothed as if this is a normal everyday activity. Walk at a steady pace. Don't run.
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.
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.
Go surfing, catch a wave.
Perform your best belly flop at a public pool. Get everyone's attention first. Really go for it!
Do a quick 200 meter swim in an olympic size pool. Congrats Swimmer Winner. Post a timelapse of your feat. (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.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
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.
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Partake of the state vegetable with no hands.
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
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.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
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.)
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.
Hold a formal hula hoop Contest with stranger not participating in the Questival.
Review a campground that you camped in during Questival on The Dyrt (Tap this challenge then tap GO >), join The Dyrt, search for and review a campground, then screenshot your campground review.
Find and photograph a California State Quarter.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Pick up 100 pieces of trash at a local San Diego PARK, recycle what you can and put the rest in the trash. It's national clean up day!
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire. Only in permitted campfire areas!
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours & only in permitted campfire areas.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
While camping in the wilderness start a campfire without matches, a lighter, or starter fluid (fire must be contained inside a legal fire pit). Complete this challenge during nighttime hours & only in permitted campfire areas.
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
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 & only in permitted campfire areas.
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 & only in permitted campfire areas.
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)
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours & only in permitted campfire areas.
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.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
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.
Visit your favorite Karaoke bar/restaurant spot and sing a song by Blink-182. Preferably one from a Tom Delonge album
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)
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
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
Leave a book at a little free library/tiny library (not a public or city library). Take a video explaining your addition. #readingisFUNdamental
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include "San Diego 2017".
Take a team photo in front of iconic suburban shrubs cut out as animals. DO NOT TOUCH THE SHRUBS
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Find one of San Diego's few remaining wooden pedestrian suspension bridges and take a team photo on it.
Hug an arecaceae, make it feel loved.
Tell us something you learned from the 7:15pm app explanation (it happens from the stage).
Take part in the "Follow-the-Llama" Dance competition, get a photo/video of someone from your team participating. #goforthegold!
Take a selfie or a team picture with Miguel the Llama. (We will announced from the stage when Miguel arrives)
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.
Eat something from one of the check-in party food vendors and take a quick pic.
Play a round of Giant Connect Four or Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
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.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite adventure movie with a brief explanation why.
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.