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Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
Video of a team member slam dunking a basketball on a regulation 10' high hoop (if you're short get creative).
Find a Razor scooter, and shoot a 15 second demo video trying to get sponsored.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you origamized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of Chicago.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Find one of Chicago's two remaining wood paved alleys and take a team photo.
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (6pm-7pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Wayward Collective (1551 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60622), complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp.
Cross the border with Indiana. Take a video at the border doing your best Michael Jackson dance moves. #beatit
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include Chicago 2017.
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Fit entire team in a phone booth, a real enclosed booth like the kind superman would use or tardis.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Using the art of perspective, take a creative photo with the Cloud Gate.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Share the state snack of Illinois with a tourist that is out enjoying the city.
Engagement themed team photo at the Enchanted Forest at Maggie Daley Park (only during park hours)
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Boulder one problem outdoors.
Make a video of you running around Buckingham Fountain. 15 seconds or less. Timelapse video works great. Don't get in the fountain.
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)
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Get 50 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Show us your best volleyball serve over an actual volleyball net at a real volleyball court with a volleyball.
Get 15 high fives in 15 seconds from 15 different people not participating in the questival.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
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.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Take a load off and do some urban hammocking in a creative place. Be respectful of your anchor points when choosing a location (i.e. don't cross walkways/pathways)
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-1pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Milton Lee Olive Park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 1 stamp. Plan extra time, checkpoint closes at 1:00pm exactly.
Locate your favorite park with a view. Take a picture of the skyline of the City. Totem included.
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
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of public transit.
Cross the border with another state. Take a video at the border doing your best Michael Jackson dance moves. #beatit
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Whittle yourself a spoon and eat some soup with it.
Get some water in your mouth and do what this fountain does with it in the background. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow.
Go rollerskating/rollerblading and hold a limbo contest. How low can you go?
Show us your best team roller skating dance moves in a venue of your choosing, make it fabulous.
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
Go to a busy part of the Loop put on your headphones and karaoke your heart out to your favorite song, the whole song, BE LOUD. (aka "Headphone Karaoke")
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
During daylight hours do a touchdown celebration dance with the Soldier Field in the background, yes the actual stadium.
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Take a creative team picture with the city flag of Chicago.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
Perform a blind taste test with a cornstarch packing peanut and a puffy cheeto.
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
Enjoy your favorite Chicago dog with no hands. Post the location in the caption.
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.)
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Go tandem longboarding while singing "Don't Go Breaking My Heart".
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
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.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Get the best deal you can get on food with a coupon.
Make a field goal from the 15 yard line... wait for it... with your left foot then celebrate with a dance.
Do a 'track' stand for 8 full seconds on a bike or razor scooter. No balance assistance allowed.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Hold a formal hula hoop Contest with stranger not participating in the Questival.
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing Bicycle Race by Queen together whilst doing so.
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!
Find a sand dune outside of IL, hike to the top and sled down (there are at least 2 within 1:30 of the city).
Relax, take a breath, and do some Tai Chi on Kathy Osterman Beach during daylight hours.
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
Recreate your favorite Cubs or White Socks sports moment and tag the hero of your story on social media.
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.
Donate to the IRC by clicking on this link. Post a screenshot of your donation.
Leave a book at a little free library/tiny library (not a public or city library). Take a video explaining your addition. #readingisFUNdamental
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
Take a sciencey photo outside of the Museum of Science and Industry. Come back another time for a proper visit (Chicago resident free day info tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Find and take a team "Selfie" in front of the "Fountain of Time." Include your totem in the Selfie.
Locate the "Agora" Statues on Museum Campus. Take a photo in the middle of the group of them. Totem Required.
Video a teamate Yodeling in the middle of the Agora statues. Make sure totem is visible. 15 seconds.
Find the Statue of the 3 Livonian Wolves. Take a 15 second video reciting part of the tale found on the link. Have your totem in your video.
Take a team photo with "Flamingo” Alexander Calder. Post a review of the piece in your caption.
Visit the Oz Park. Take a Video in front of one of the characters from the film and recite a line they said in the film. ( Tin Man, the Scarecrow, the Cowardly Lion, Dorothy, and Toto.)
Team photo at Kwanusila near Lincoln Park. No climbing or touching, be respectful of the art.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Write a note with 10 things you love about Chicago and leave it for someone else to find.
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.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
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.
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)
Have a member of the truth team snap your picture in front of the #FinishIt mural in the truth zone
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.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Have a teammate record you in a challenge at the truth zone & upload the video. You can win sweet truth merch & claim Questival points.
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.
Play a round of Giant "Beer" Pong, Giant Connect Four or Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
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.