Mid Life Crisis - Celebrate 40!
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.
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.
Hug one of Tennessee's 3 state trees. Tell us what it is in your caption.
Take a photo next to a statue of Alex Haley, tell us what book he won the Pulitzer Prize for in your caption.
Find and photograph "Earth Fire Water Wind" by Hanna Jubran
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons.
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
Order some food and record a review as if you are Anthony Bourdain.
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.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Catch a living specimen of either of the official Tennessee state insects. Tell us what it is in your caption. Release them when you're finished and don't let them be harmed.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during 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.
Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Get 15 high fives in 15 seconds from 15 different people not participating in the questival.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
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.
As a team, sing your favorite number from a musical production in front of the Tennessee Theatre.
Make a 15 second music video for the song Ghostbusters by Ray Parker Jr
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)
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Tennessee
Upload a timelapse video of your team jogging across S Gay St Bridge
Take a photo next to the Rowing Man Statue
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.
Find and photograph "Borbor 9" by Will Vannerson
Order a pumpkin spice latte under the name "Bueller" when you pick it up tell them "Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in awhile, you could miss it."
Find a stranger, ask them what they do for a living and thank them for being them. Be genuine. #thanksrandomfellow.
Take a photo outside the Knoxville Museum of Art, tell us what type of stone is on the building's exterior.
Run through the World's Fair Fountain while it's on, dodge the spray and try to stay as dry as possible
Go to the sunsphere, (during regular operating hours) and take a video from the observation deck pointing out your favorite places in Knoxville
During daylight hours do a touchdown celebration dance with the Neyland Stadium in the background.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
Make a field goal from the 15 yard line... wait for it... with your left foot then celebrate with a dance.
Take a photo with the Torchbearer statue, emulate his pose.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Pie a teammate with a pumpkin pie. Slowmo video.
Smash a pie in one of your teammates face, pumpkin or otherwise. Slow motion video.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
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.
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of Knoxville
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Research your favorite conspiracy theory, make a tri fold presentation and film a 15 second video explaining why we should all be terrified. #thetruthisoutthere
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you origamized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
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
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)
Ride a broomstick through a public place. (Be a respectful witch or warlock.)
Do a quick 200 meter swim in an olympic size pool. Congrats Swimmer Winner. Post a timelapse of your feat. (don't forget your totem)
Perform your best belly flop at a public pool. Get everyone's attention first. Really go for it!
Perform your best pencil dive off a high dive into a pool (12' or higher).
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Film a video of your team painting or drawing something on The Rock
Give one of your team members a performance review in a real boardroom.
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
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.
Go to a driving range and hold a team long-drive competition. Record your longest drive.
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing Bicycle Race by Queen together whilst doing so.
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Make a smoothie using at least 1 part pumpkin and 4 different fruits or vegetables.
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.
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)
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal memory from your childhood. Dig deep.
Dress up as an investigative team and make a chalk outline of one of your teammates.
It's getting colder outside, put on as many sweaters as you can (at least 5) and body slam a teammate
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
Carve a beautiful profile picture of a llama into a pumpkin. #pumpkinspicellamatte
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Eat an entire can (15 oz minimum) of canned pumpkin baking filling as fast as you can. Post your time in the video description.
Get in full ski or snowboard gear and lay out in your yard as if you were tanning.
Craft a canoe out of cardboard and float a teammate in it. Must float for 5 seconds minimum and teammate must stay dry.
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
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.
Throw a pile of leaves in the air and capture it in a slow motion video #justfallthings
Rake up a big pile of leaves and jump in it in a slow motion video.
Purchase some Bratwurst from a reputable source and grill them up and eat them. #oktoberfest
Write a note with 10 things you love about Tennessee and leave it for someone else to find.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
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.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Make some hot chocolate or coffee and add a special ingredient.
As a team make a video showing us a pumpkin carving technique on a real pumpkin.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
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.
Recreate your favorite nightmare. Be theatrical. 15 second video. Totem needs to be visible.
**** PRIZE CHALLENGE**** Recreate a memorable Halloween moment from your childhood, the more authentic the better.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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.
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
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!
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite Halloween song. Tag James Corden @JKCorden & @latelateshow
As a team, dress in any costume and do the Thriller dance in a public venue of your choice. #dothebestyoucan
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
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
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 a Common Persimmon somewhere at Ijams Nature Center (tell us something the wood has been used to create in your caption)
Take a photo with your favorite tree and tell us how many acres of trees there are at Ijams nature center.
Have a teammate record you in a challenge at the truth zone & upload the video. You can win sweet truth merch!
Take a photo with an American sycamore somewhere at Ijams Nature Center.
Take a team photo showing off your new Luzon daypack once you pick it up from Check In
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.
Have a member of the truth team snap your picture in front of the #FinishtIt mural in the truth zone
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.
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.
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.