Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
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.
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Tennessee
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)
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
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.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Film a video of your team painting or drawing something on The Rock
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.
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.
Take a photo next to a statue of Alex Haley, tell us what book he won the Pulitzer Prize for in your caption.
Make a 15 second music video for the song Ghostbusters by Ray Parker Jr
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal memory from your childhood. Dig deep.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (6pm-7pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Morningside Park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp. Plan accordingly the challenge takes some time to complete.
Do the Egg Nog Mile. Run a mile while drinking a 16 oz. cup of egg nog at every 1/4 mile (every lap if you're on a track). Timelapse video required. #returntosender
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
Sing one of Tennessee's 9 official state songs as a team. Tell us why the heck we have 9 state songs in your caption.
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you origamized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
Find a stranger, ask them what they do for a living and thank them for being them. Be genuine. #thanksrandomfellow.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Perform the official Tennessee state folk dance with the appropriate music. Show us your moves.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of Knoxville
Make a caramel apple, (or onion if you're feeling sassy) and share it with a friend not participating in Questival. Film their reaction. No store bought caramel apples.
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.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Get help from strangers and spell "OKTOBERQUEST" using one human body to make each one of the letters. (Other questival participants do not count as strangers for this one.)
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Pie a teammate with a pumpkin pie. Slowmo video.
Get 15 high fives in 15 seconds from 15 different people not participating in the questival.
Go to a public place and eat an onion 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)
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
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.
Have a corn husking race. Challenge 2 strangers to husk cobs faster than you. Clean up the mess.
Video your best scare on a teammate.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Go bobbing for a fruit or vegetable of your choice, anything except apples!
In a space that allows, purchase and shot put a pumpkin (the size of a shot put shot) as far as you can and measure the distance. Clean up whatever mess you make.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Eat an entire can (15 oz minimum) of canned pumpkin baking filling as fast as you can. Post your time in the video description.
Smash a pie in one of your teammates face, pumpkin or otherwise. Slow motion video.
Dress up as an investigative team and make a chalk outline of one of your teammates.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of public transit.
Take a team photo in front of the East Tennessee History Center, do a little research and tell us a historical fact about Tennessee in your caption.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Write a note with 10 things you love about Tennessee and leave it for someone else to find.
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator
Filter water from a natural source and drink it. Water must be properly filtered and no a kitchen filter does not filter properly.
Film a video out in the wilderness illustrating how to find a clean and safe natural water source for drinking.
Collect a variety of different colored fall leaves, at least 6 different shades of colors. Give them to someone's mom.
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
As a team, sing your favorite number from a musical production in front of the Tennessee Theatre.
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
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)
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
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.
Run through the World's Fair Fountain while it's on, dodge the spray and try to stay as dry as possible
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Tandem cartwheel with a teammate for at least one full rotation. (need a lesson? tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Take a photo outside the Knoxville Museum of Art, tell us what type of stone is on the building's exterior.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Go to the sunsphere, (during regular operating hours) and take a video from the observation deck pointing out your favorite places in Knoxville
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
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)
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Upload a timelapse video of your team jogging across S Gay St Bridge
Take a photo with the Torchbearer statue, emulate his pose.
During daylight hours do a touchdown celebration dance with the Neyland Stadium in the background.
Take a photo next to the Rowing Man Statue
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Run your favorite football play with your team against another team. Two totems required. Complete away from check-in/checkpoints.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-1pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Caswell Park, across winona St (west) from the baseball fields. Complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 1 stamp. Plan extra time, checkpoint closes at 1:00pm exactly.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Document the largest living spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
Rake up a big pile of leaves and jump in it in a slow motion video.
Eat two crickets #doubledareyou.
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
Go tandem longboarding while singing "Don't Go Breaking My Heart".
Throw a pile of leaves in the air and capture it in a slow motion video #justfallthings
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite scary movie with brief explanation why.
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)
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
Skip a rock at least 7 times on water.
Do a flip into a pond, river or lake.
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Chop some wood in your best lumberjack outfit. Practice proper wood chopping form and safety.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Get in full ski or snowboard gear and lay out in your yard as if you were tanning.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Recreate your favorite nightmare. Be theatrical. 15 second video. Totem needs to be visible.
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing Bicycle Race by Queen together whilst doing so.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
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.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include Knoxville 2017.
Eat your favorite dish featuring the state fruit of Tennessee. Tell us how it was prepared in your caption.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly as if you were the villain from a scary movie. Think Michael Myers or Jason.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
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.
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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.
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.
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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.
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Take a picture of a ghost.
While camping in the wilderness dowse 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). Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite Halloween song. Tag James Corden @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Donate to the IRC by clicking on this link. Upload a screenshot of your donation confirmation
Have a teammate record you in a challenge at the truth zone & upload the video. You can win sweet truth merch!
Find and take a photo with the native plant for which Baton Rouge was named, and was known as the "Tree of Life" by Native Americans.
Take a photo with a Common Persimmon somewhere at Ijams Nature Center (tell us something the wood has been used to create in your caption)
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.
Take a photo with an American sycamore somewhere at Ijams Nature Center.
Take a photo with your favorite tree and tell us how many acres of trees there are at Ijams nature center.
Have a member of the truth team snap your picture in front of the #FinishtIt mural in the truth zone
Play a round of Giant Connect Four or 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.
Take a team photo showing off your new Luzon daypack once you pick it up from Check In
Come up with and film a 15 second team handshake or cheer.
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.