The Chessmen

Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons."
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I'm still so pumped up!! But the questival was amazing! Maybe some vegan jerky? #questival
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
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Swap em out!!! #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.
The Questival is over and it's bittersweet because I met so many amazing people along the way and kinda wanna keep going. But we're starving and can't wait to eat something that's not from a package!!! #CONGRATULATIONSTEAMS #WEDIDIT!!!!! See you 2018 #questival
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
A lot of things will remind me of today but I'm most excite about hanging this photo in my living room, saving this spoon I whittled, and collecting more flags at future events! #blessed #grateful #THANKYOYCOTOPAXI #questival
Take a team photo with the Hollywood sign.
Hollywood!!! #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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It's all about your dreams and what they all may mean! Hope someone loves the book! #readingisfun #sharingiscaring #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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Questival reminded me how jaded I've become to garbage living in LA and seeing it everywhere. That changes today. Thank you Cotopaxi! #green #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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They won! #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.
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I'm amazed at how little our footprint has been over the last 24 hours. We only had one small bag of trash. Captain Planet would be happy! #team #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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I can't believe he didn't laugh!! What an awesome sport! #awesome #questival #stare #questival
Get 15 high fives in 15 seconds from 15 different people not participating in the questival.
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Hi five! #questival
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth #itburns
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Garlic for days!! #forourhealth #itreallydidburn #questival
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
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Mustard? #questival
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
Checkpoints complete!!!! #questival #questival
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
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Cake cake cake cake #questival
Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (6pm-7pm) - Location Lake Hollywood Park (3160 Canyon Lake Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90068). Obey all posted parking signs and traffic laws when arriving and departing.
We made it! #questival #hollywoodpark #questival
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Vegan!! #questival
Share a large melon as a team, carefully create a helmet from the melon. Take your picture with a stranger that is not competing in the questival while wearing your creation. Tap this challenge then tap GO for inspiration >
Ash is now dubbed Melonhead. #questival #questival
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)
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The first girls reaction made our day πŸ˜‚ #questival #questival
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Hurray for Hollywood!!! #questival #questival
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
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Delicious grape stomping action! #questival #questival
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
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Buffalo sauce, mustard, Mayo! Yum! #questival #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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How fresh is Subway? It's MONEY! #questival #questival
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
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Catch! #questival #questival
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
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He's blue πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ #questival #questival
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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Bringing back an N'sync classic. #idrivemyselfcrazy #questival #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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Mother of Dragons!! #questival
Visit your favorite local beach, as a team collect 100 pieces of trash. Recycle as much as you can. Take a video clearly showing what you gathered.
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100 pieces of small trash we found in Venice! #venice #beach #questival #questival
Take a creative team picture with the city flag of LA or the State flag of California.
We love California! Thank you Questival for showing us so much of it today! #questival #questival
Dress up as Gandalf (or any wizard, witch, or sorcerer); locate a bridge in Venice and chant "you shall not pass". 15 Second Video.
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YOU SHALL NOT PASS!!! #lotr #questival #questival
Play a pop song on a kazoo/harmonica. Tag the song in your caption.
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Getting our kazoo on! #shakeitoff #tswift #questival #questival
Challenge a stranger that is not participating in the Questival 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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Our Rams girl WINS!!!! #thankyou #questival #questival
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented.
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Skateboarding Silver Surfer style #questival #questival
Find a busy public beach and casually walk into the ocean with your street clothes on. Bring a towel!
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Nothing like a refreshing dip after a refreshingly long day! #questival #questival
Video of a team member slam dunking a basketball on a regulation 10' high hoop (if you're short get creative).
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We tried πŸ™πŸ» #questival #questival
Relax, take a breath, and do some Tai Chi on any public beach during daylight hours.
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Tai Chillin at the beach. #questival #questival
Go tandem longboarding while singing "Don't Go Breaking My Heart".
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We won't go breaking each other's heart anytime soon. ❀️ #love #teamwork #questival #eltonjohn #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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It always blows me away how quickly Ant does push-ups! #pushupmaster #questival #questival
With Muscle Beach in the background film a 15 second video of your team posing as if you were in a bodybuilding competition. One may opt out to film. #schwarzenegger
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Showing off our guns at muscle beachπŸ’ͺ🏻 #musclebeach #venice #questival #questival
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Give love ❀️ #questival #questival
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-1pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Venice Beach (in the grass near the skatepark. GPS 33.987036, -118.474487). complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your stamp. Checkpoint closes at 1:00pm exactly.
Made the checkpoint in the nick of time!!! #questival #questival
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Good Morning Questival friends! It's early and we are ready to hike! Have a safe day completing challenges! #questival #sunrise #early #goodmorning #cotopaxi #questival #cotopaxi
Filter water from a natural source and drink it. Water must be properly filtered and no a kitchen filter does not filter properly.
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Nom nom delicious filtered water! Sorry it's so fast!! Didn't think it'd filter that quick! #filtration #water #hydrate #questival #questival
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
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This one was definitely the hardest to get right so that smile is half pride and half relief! πŸ˜‚ #knots #questival #questival
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
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This one was tricky but after a bunch of tries I was able to get it! Hope everyone is having an awesome #questival #questival
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
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Learning so many neat new things on our travels! Thank you Cotopaxi!!! #questival #knots #questival
Whittle yourself a spoon and eat some soup with it.
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Soup tastes so much better in a spoon you made! #soup #delicious #questival #questival
Hike to the "Bridge to Nowhere" and take a team photo at the bridge. 9 miles rt hike; Take water. Fake submissions will be subject to disqualification.
What an incredible Hike to Nowhere... anyone know how to get to Westeros from here? #bridgetonowhere #wemadeit #soawesome #questival #questival
Enjoy some Country Archer Jerky in the wilderness somewhere with your team
Yum yum Jerky on our hike! #questival #questival
Film a video out in the wilderness illustrating how to find a clean and safe natural water source for drinking.
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The safest water is the one that is moving. Thanks Ant! #safety #wilderness #questival #questival
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
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Stay calm! Keep wound below heart. Call 911. #questival #safety #snakebite #questival
Purchase a Cotopaxi product from our mobile store (at this Questival!), and take a photo using it in the wild.
Keeping my Awesome totem safe in my Awesome Cotopaxi Fanny Pack!!! #Questival #questival
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
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Goal!!! And it only took 3 planes!! #Questival #flight #Richardwasatthe50ftmark #questival
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
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Thank you Proximity Designs!!! And thank you Cotopaxi!!! The more I learn the more excited I am about being a part of something so amazing!! #passenger #copilot #cotopaxi #questival #questival
Donate $10 to the IRC by visiting https://www.rescue.org/cotopaxi then upload a screenshot of your donation.
Thank you IRC for all of the amazing work that you do!!! #IRC #Questival #questival
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include LA 2017.
Team Chessmen ready for action! Good luck everyone! Have a safe race! πŸ’œ #losangeles #2017 #questival #questival
Give 5 smiley face or star stickers to strangers on the street, tell each person they are awesome! Make a photo collage of you with your smiling people. Totem Required.
Smiles all around! So much fun meeting so many new people on our journey! #questival #smiles #stickers #questival
Find the tallest building in LA and California. (Hint it was finished in 2017). Take a team picture here. Put the name of the building in the caption.
Found it... #WilshireGrandCenter #downtown #tall #seriouslyhavingthebesttimeever #questival #questival
Visit the Chandelier Tree when it is lit up in the evening. Take team photo as if it will be the cover of your new album. Don't trespass and feel free to donate to the meter.
I wanna swing from the Chandelier.... #Sia #chandeliertree #questival #silverlake #questival
Take a team photo from the sidewalk outside of Randyland in Echo Park. Do not attempt to enter or disturb the occupants.
Randyland!! Where the neighbors are friendly :) #questival #questival
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. #AnimalAlleyLA (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
We found the eagle man! #questival #questival
Take a video of a teammate whistling like "Steamboat Willie" in front of the Walt Disney Concert Hall at the Music Center.
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Whistle while he walks... concentrate while I walk backwards down these stairs πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ #questival #dontfall #questival
Take an artsy picture of the Broad Museum; the outside. When you're a little less rushed swing back in and visit the Museum. Its free.
What's up Bro'd? #questival #questival
Very politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
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The dog was blind but came over as soon as she started playing... music heals 🐢😘 #questival #beatles #iwill #love #questival
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
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1, 2, 3 flights of stairs!#questival #questival
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
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That was super hard and amazingly awesome!!!! #questival #armwrestle #questival #overthetop
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
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Mohammed and I are not strangers anymore πŸ’œ #questival #hug #questival
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
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Love is on the air #littletokyo #questival #questival
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
On our route, Kat who suffers from Tuberculosis asked us for money so she could sleep in a hotel room for the night. We were happy to help πŸ’œ #questival #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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Loving meeting new people on our way!! #trustfall #questival #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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Getting our dance on in Ktown!!! #Despacito πŸ˜πŸ’œ #questival #questival
Take a team picture at the Little Tokyo Watchtower.
All along the Watchtower!!! #questival #questival
Find this statue make the same knot then take a team photo with your knot and the statue. #jtown (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
All tied up in #jtown #questival #questival
Find and take a team photograph with this statue. #ChinaTown (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Kicking it with Bruce in #Chinatown πŸ™ŒπŸ»πŸ’œ #questival
Find a Razor scooter, and shoot a 15 second demo video trying to get sponsored.
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Hey Razor!!! G is looking for a sponsor... what do you guys think? πŸ€” #questival
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
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La La Llama!!!! Let's do this!!! #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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Hadn't heard of NothingButNets till this competition. Really amazing organization! Thank you Questival! πŸ’œ #questival
Find the statue in Los Angeles State Historic Park by Anna Sew Hoy titled β€œPsychic Body Grotto” and film a 15 second interpretive dance. Check link for photo, tap this challenge then tap GO >
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Psychedelic pirouette power!!! Best buds forever! πŸ’œ #questival
Find the β€œMonument to Sharing” in Los Angeles State Historic Park and take a video reading from your favorite planter. Check link for photo, tap this challenge then tap GO >
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Sharing is really just time. Spending time or taking time to do something with others. Thank you Questival for bringing us all together!!! #questival
Find this art installation and take a peaceful team photo. Check link for photo, tap this challenge then tap GO >
Mirror Mirror in the park.... Thank you to The counts of Blaremont for the picture πŸ’œ #questival
Find these signs in Los Angeles State Historic Park and take a team photo, in the caption put something you learned about Los Angeles State Historic Park. Check link for photo, tap this challenge then tap GO >
To combat growing industrial development, the community surrounding the national park joined forces and fought to protect the land and created the park instead! Kinda amazing what people can do when they join forces! πŸ’œ #questival
Play a round of Giant "Beer" Pong, Giant Connect Four or Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
Mega connect 4 with Manubrium United!!! #questival
Grab a bag of Country Archer Jerky for you team at check-in and save it for a challenge that will come later.
We'll do our best to save this jerky for later πŸ’œπŸ€€ #questival
Eat something from one of the check-in party food vendors and take a quick pic.
Our boys can assure you that Noosa is no ordinary yogurt!!! Yum! Where's the vegan one though? #questival
Stop by the Kevita booth and have a sample then do your best yoga pose with the booth in the background.
Loving the Ketiva booth!!! Can I get a bottle to go?!?! Cheers teams!! #questival #KeVitaLove
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Parked, Locked and Ready to Questival! Already having the best time ever! Good luck fellow teams!!!! #questival
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.
I've spent the last week scratching my legs incessantly from just 3 bug bites. I can't imagine dealing with more. Happy to donate and help!! πŸ’œ #questival
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.
Watching the sunset in Joshua tree. There are so many magical places in CA. This is definitely one of them. #joshuatree #sunset #magic #questival
Start a public dance party and using the Michael Jackson's "Beat It". Get at least 5 strangers involved.
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Asked the band if I could borrow the mic for a few seconds to sing to the crowd! :) Got some awesome folks dancing with me! Bring on the questival <3 #questival
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite adventure movie with a brief explanation why.
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I remember watching "The Way" for the first time and immediately being inspired to walk the way myself. Definitely one of my favorite adventure movies! Check it out! #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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Yellowstone National Park has always been a bucket list place for me! Hoping to cross that one off soon! Who else is coming?! #questival