Quest for the Llama
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 a busy public place and recite some lyrics from Neil Diamond as thoughtfully as possible.
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)
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 your best parkour moves at a local park. Loudly state the word "Parkour" while performing these daring moves.
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.
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"
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly.
Plan a 3 day backpacking meal, film a video explaining what you would bring and share some backpacking food tricks and tips
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.
Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Mail a sweet potato to a friend using the US Postal Service. Yes, a potato and no box is needed.
Take a video of a team member drinking High Brew in motion via paddle, surf, swim, hike, bike, etc.
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette.
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. (don't forget your totem)
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Get at least 15 high fives in 15 seconds from people not participating in the Questival.
Craft a canoe out of cardboard and float a teammate in it. Must float for 5 seconds minimum and teammate must stay dry.
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)
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator.
Film a video of a teammember eating a can of food as fast as they can with "The Can Opener" bridge in the background, (during daylight hours).
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
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet.
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
Get llama nail art.
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)
Recreate "The Shot" from Duke Basketball history.
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
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 >
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)
Perform your best belly flop at a public pool. Get everyone's attention first. Really go for it!
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
Find and photograph a North Carolina State Quarter.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
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.
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)
Take a team photo at the Memorial Belltower at NC State. Tell us in the caption why it was built.
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)
Take a photo near the globe at the North Carolina Musuem of Natural Sciences. Tell us a little-known scientific fact in your caption.
Give a stranger not participating in the questival a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Tandem cartwheel with a teammate for at least one full rotation. (need a lesson? tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (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)
Take a load off and do some urban hammocking in a creative place. Be respectful of your anchor points when choosing a location.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second commercial for The Triangle.
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty. That's right; double armwrestling.
Afternoon - TIMEFRAME (noon-2pm) - Find us at Moore Square in raleigh. Plan accordingly, checkpoint closes at 2:00pm exactly.
Write a note with 10 things you love about The Triangle and leave it for someone else to find.
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.
Find out what the North Carolina State Motto is, than film a video illustrating how your team lives up to it
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis. (store bought cookies do not count)
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
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!
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your elbows.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
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)
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Film a video out in the wilderness illustrating how to find a clean and safe natural water source for drinking.
Hike Cabelands Trail to Eno Quary Trail (2 miles) and take a photo at the Quary (the swimming hole) (tap this challenge, then tap GO for more info)
Swing into a pond, river or lake from a rope swing.
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
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.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Skip a rock at least 7 times on water.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Hike to the summit of Occoneechee mountain (2 miles) take a photo up there. (tap this challenge, then tap GO for more info)
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.
Hit a bullseye on a real dartboard from regulation distance, it's 7 feet 9.25 inches FYI.
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.
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
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.
Create a 15 second video telling what your favorite State park is and why.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Filter water from a natural source and drink it. Water must be properly filtered and no a kitchen filter does not filter properly.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunrise Saturday is at about 7:10 am)
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
Play a pop song on a kazoo tag the song in your caption.
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around a campfire.
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.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
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 sing a pop song around your campfire.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
While camping in the wilderness make s'mores over a campfire add an extra ingredient and share your recipe in the caption.
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
While camping in the wilderness come up with a SUPER clever way of roasting one of your marshmallows for your s'more.
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
Whittle yourself a spoon and eat some soup with it.
Share a campsite with another team. Two totems required in the submission.
While camping share a meal with another team over a campfire. Two totems required in the submission.
Hug the official State Tree of North Carolina. Tell us what it is in the caption.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
While camping in the wilderness make a commercial for a cologne/perfume based on the scent of campfire. Channel your inner Chanel™.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire.
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 start a campfire without matches, a lighter, or starter fluid (fire must be contained inside a legal fire pit).
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
Eat a beetle #doubledareyou.
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 Giant "Beer" Pong at the Festival with another team
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.
Take a team photo with the Mt. Cotopaxi backdrop located on the back side of the store tents.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunset friday is at about 7:30 pm)
Grab a High Brew at check-in and save it for a challenge that will come later.
Take a selfie or a team picture with Miguel the Llama. (We will announced from the stage when Miguel arrives)
Play Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team
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.
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.
Start a public dance party and using the Michael Jackson's "Beat It". Get at least 5 strangers involved.