The Cougars

Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
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#questival
Locate your favorite park with a view. Take a picture of the skyline of the City. Totem included.
North ave #questival #Questival #Cotopaxi #Chicago
Go to a local swimming beach take a 15 second video of at least one team member laying and rolling in the shallows like a piece of driftwood with the waves washing over you.
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Rolling like the river #questival
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.
11 pm on the dot #questival
Find one of Chicago's two remaining wood paved alleys and take a team photo.
I'm not a wooden boy, I'm a real boy #questival
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
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:D #questival
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
#questival
Get 100 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
#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.
#questival
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons."
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:( #questival
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of public transit.
Good almost got on the wrong train #questival
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
:) both will always remind me of questival and I will hang in my dorm #questival
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.)
#questival
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
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Drink gatorade from ur friends arms #questival
Get some water in your mouth and do what this fountain does with it in the background. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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We waited for SOOO LONG thank you sir for finally squirting #questival
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.
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WRONG I didn't get to give the thrift store item :( #questival
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.
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SHE HATES FEET HAHAHAHA #questival
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)
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I think the pigeon won #questival
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
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Why didn't I know my best friend was a expert airplane folder #questival
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
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LOSERS #questival
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
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This felt so odd #questival
Enjoy your favorite Chicago dog with no hands. Post the location in the caption.
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Good #questival
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
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Dudes were struggling to take a pic so we helped them out #questival
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")
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Singing in the fountain #questival
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
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"I didn't let her win" #questival #overthetop
Using the art of perspective, take a creative photo with the Cloud Gate.
Edgy #questival
Get 15 high fives in 15 seconds from 15 different people not participating in the questival.
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I FEEL THE LOVE #questival
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds on the Miracle Mile.
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When you are a two person team so u have to do this separately #questival
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
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Grind #questival
Recreate this amazing picture as accurately as you can. Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Close enough #questival
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
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The only nut she's not allergic to #questival
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Perspective #questival
Take a creative team picture with the city flag of Chicago.
Do u see what I see #questival
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)
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WHOOOOOO #questival
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
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#questival
Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Gave this kind man $15 so he can have his room tonight! God bless #questival
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator
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Everyone was like ok #questival
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.
Takin this boy to the recycle bin. REDUCE, REUSE, RECYC #questival
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
Chicken veggie soy rice #questival
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)
"I grew up in Montana but I ended up in Illinois when my family moved for my dad's business. I like the subarbs, but I much prefer the city. There is no feeling quite like it" #questival
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you origamized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
Swan after a swim #questival
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)
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Love listening to this waterfall #questival
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.
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We didn't line it up because as we picked it up we separated it into recycle and garbage, but here is our recycling finds :D #questival
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
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DIRTY #questival
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.
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Update: not sure what we got but it's SO GOOD #questival
Leave a book at a little free library/tiny library (not a public or city library). Take a video explaining your addition. #readingisFUNdamental
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Write your own stories #questival
Go tandem longboarding while singing "Don't Go Breaking My Heart".
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She didn't go breaking my heart but she went breaking my head when she elbowed it πŸ€• #questival
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
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Hiking for Dummies #questival
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
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Tried to deliver cookies to my ex but he didn't want to come outside. Also didn't want to treat me right either #nemesis #questival
Very politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
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Found this man sitting on his driveway and we asked to sing to him #questival
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented.
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Doggy style (follow her on Instagram @dogg.trashka) #questival
Do your best gymnastics trick on a trampoline that you have permission to use. The rest of your team needs to hold up judging point cards.
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Was supposed to be in the 2016 Olympics #questival
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.
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Orange ya glad I didn't say apple #questival
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
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3 dogs 1 trick #questival
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Bought some peaches and ate those right up #questival
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
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Macklemore would be proud #questival
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Γ‰l se llama Sr. Llama #questival
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
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First round of garlic shots are on me #questival
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
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Call us Chef GORD ON RAM SEA #questival
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
Bone App the Teeth😀 #questival
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 >
What a (Do) Good Boy #questival
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
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2 girls one doughnut #questival
Boulder one problem outdoors.
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Master of the universe #questival
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
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#no #days #off πŸ’―πŸ’―πŸ’ΆπŸ‹πŸ½β€β™€οΈπŸ€ΈπŸ½β€β™€οΈ #questival
Collect 50 pieces of trash along a hiking trail and recycle what you can. #dogood
Do good #questival
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.
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We have never seen game of thrones before ? #questival
Do a flip into a pond, river or lake.
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Rain drop, drop top, flip flop #questival
As a team sing the state song of Illinois. Sing it loud sing it proud.
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Choir kids carpool karaoke w Illinois state song 🀧 #questival
Explore the canyon trail of your choice at Matthiessen State Park. Post photos of your hike and put the trail name and description in the caption.
Did the lower dells at 7 am. Time doesn't stop so grind doesn't stop 😀 #questival
Skip a rock at least 7 times on water.
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Dwayne the rock Johnson couldn't even skip a rock this many times #questival
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)
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Catt's don't like water #questival
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
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We had to video this 4 separate times so technically we climbed 12 flights #questival
Cool off in a natural waterfall (in = completely under getting wet).
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Good thing the sign is upside down #questival #cotopaxi
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
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Not too athletic but made it work #questival
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
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Best friends share everything . Even shoes that don't fit #questival
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
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He thought this was literally the coolest thing ever #questival
Personally thank a current/former professor/teacher/coach for the impact they have had on your life. Phone, facetime or skype.
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So impactful #questival
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
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Yes we traveled the whole country in 12 hours #questival
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
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#questival
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
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Save the 🌎 one load at a time #questival
While camping at in the wilderness make a commercial for a cologne/perfume based on the scent of campfire. Channel your inner Chanelβ„’. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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#questival
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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Jamming! #questival
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
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If ur a bird, I'm a bird #questival
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
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#questival
Find and photograph together the state quarters from Illinois, Wisconsin, Iowa, Missouri, Kentucky, Indiana
Got 'em #questival
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
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Why does this tickle #questival
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
#questival
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
THIS BOY WAS SO BIG #questival
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
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Been trying to think of new calendar puns lately because mine are all out of date #questival
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
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#questival
Recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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This was BAD #questival
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.
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Whoooaaa #questival
Whittle yourself a spoon and eat some soup with it.
SOUPER SPOON #questival
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.
Extra ingredient: peanut butter #questival
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
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The nastiest thing I've ever done #questival
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Super weenies #questival
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
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#questival
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
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Cracking open a cold one with the boys #questival
Create a 15 second Rube Goldberg machine.
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Rube Goldberg would not be very proud #questival
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Rise and Grind everybody #questival #cotopaxi
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
This is Larry. Everybody say hi Larry #questival
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)
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On this weeks episode of Pimp my Camp #questival
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)
Good place to enjoy the sounds of taxis and bar crawlers #questival
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
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He almost fell because his shoe was untied #questival
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
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#questival
Share the state snack of Illinois with a tourist that is out enjoying the city.
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#questival
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.
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We can't bake very well but at least this man appreciated it #questival
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
He's drunk #questival
Write a note with 10 things you love about Chicago and leave it for someone else to find.
10 things I love about Doing Good #questival
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of Chicago.
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#questival
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 >)
This is my thinking face that I make when I think about anything science related #questival
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include Chicago 2017.
πŸ€™πŸΌπŸ˜˜ #questival
Cross the border with Indiana. Take a video at the border doing your best Michael Jackson dance moves. #beatit
Wouldn't let us post a video (???) but here's a screenshot of the video me dancing in the emergency lane #questival
Cross the border with another state. Take a video at the border doing your best Michael Jackson dance moves. #beatit
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JUST BEATing all of u at this game #questival
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.
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Triple D's am I right #questival
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
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Why are we already getting tired omg where is caffeine #questival
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
Broke our diets for this but it's worth it 🀀 #questival
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
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Had to do this twice but was a nice way to cool off after running up that sand dune #grind #questival
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Enjoying the sunset with my bff at kickoff πŸŒ€πŸ’ž #questival
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).
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Went to Indiana dunes!!! Lots of creepers here at night but we hiked up and sled down on cardboard πŸ˜€ #questival
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow.
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@JKCorden @latelateshow #questival #cotopaxi #questival
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
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I'm so tired #questival
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
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Slippery slippery Snakes 🐍 this girl knows all about it #snakevenom #questival
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
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I feel all of the above right now #questival
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Illinois state motto means to you.
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We are starting to get tired #questival
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
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#questival
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
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Love meeting nice people who will actually talk to us #questival
Get llama nail art.
The rest of the nails spell out QUESTIVAL πŸ€™πŸΌπŸ€™πŸΌπŸ€™πŸΌ #questival
Post a photo from Questival to your blog and put the url in the caption. (Screenshot).
http://ostrichers.tumblr.com/post/164614839523 #questival
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
#questival
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.
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#questival
Take part in the "Follow-the-Llama" Dance competition, get a photo/video of someone from your team participating. #goforthegold!
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#questival
Have a member of the truth team snap your picture in front of the #FinishIt mural in the truth zone
#questival
Play a round of Giant "Beer" Pong, Giant Connect Four or Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
#questival
Take a selfie or a team picture with Miguel the Llama. (We will announced from the stage when Miguel arrives)
#questival
Come up with and film a 15 second team handshake or cheer.
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The cougars 😽 #questival
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite adventure movie with a brief explanation why.
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#questival
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.
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#questival
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.
#questival