The Bowling Green Survivors
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
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 >
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.
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.
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
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.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal memory from your childhood. Dig deep.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
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)
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons."
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Get 100 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Get 50 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Find and photograph a Maine license plate. The real thing not a photo or any other facsimile.
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
Take a picture with a fake California Grizzly. NOT A REAL ONE
Mail a potato to a friend using the US Postal Service. Yes a potato and no box is needed.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
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.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (5pm-6pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Mission Bay Park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp. Plan accordingly the challenge takes some time to complete.
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
As a team do a 15 second 'Backpack Kid' dance in a busy area of the Gaslamp District. Have a stranger film.
Go to a busy part of the Gaslamp District put on your headphones and karaoke your heart out to your favorite song, the whole song, BE LOUD. (aka "Headphone Karaoke")
During daylight hours take a video sharing an interesting fact about the USS Midway with the ship in the background.
Get 15 high fives in 15 seconds from 15 different people not participating in the questival.
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
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)
Collect 50 pieces of trash along a hiking trail and recycle what you can. #dogood
Take a Photo with a real live peacock.
Take a photo of the abandoned freeway stub on State Route 163.
Take a photo of a horse on a carousel.
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
Take a creative team photo outside of your favorite Balboa Park museum. Come back another day for a proper visit (San Diego resident free day info tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Take a photo in front of the Xanadu estate from Orson Wells’ Citizen Kane.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of public transit.
Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Pick up 100 pieces of trash at a local San Diego PARK, recycle what you can and put the rest in the trash. It's national clean up day!
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Take a team photo in front of iconic suburban shrubs cut out as animals. DO NOT TOUCH THE SHRUBS
Visit your favorite Karaoke bar/restaurant spot and sing a song by Blink-182. Preferably one from a Tom Delonge album
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
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)
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).
Find a way to record your fastest fastball pitch, either softball or baseball. Put the MPH in the description and what you threw.
Fit entire team in a phone booth, a real enclosed booth like the kind superman would use or tardis.
During daylight hours one teammate must casually walk into the Pacific Ocean, fully-clothed as if this is a normal everyday activity. Walk at a steady pace. Don't run.
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!
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
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.
Pick up 100 pieces of trash at a local San Diego BEACH, recycle what you can and put the rest in the trash. It's national clean up day!
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
Tandem cartwheel with a teammate for at least one full rotation. (need a lesson? tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-1pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Sunset Park in Coronado, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 1 stamp. Plan extra time, checkpoint closes at 1:00pm exactly.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of California
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator
Personally thank a current/former professor/teacher/coach for the impact they have had on your life. Phone, facetime or skype.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Take a team photo from the highest vantage point you can access for FREE. The higher the better. NO DRONES.
Give one of your team members a performance review in a real boardroom.
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Recreate your favorite California sports moment and tag the hero of your story on social media.
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
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Eat a fish taco without using your hands.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** - Recreate a scene from "Anchorman". The more authentic, the better. Best 15 second mini-movie wins. (keep it PG)
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
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.
Eat two crickets #doubledareyou.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Take a team video at a mosaic garden of sculptures, snake walls and totems symbolizing mythic figures related to California’s history by artist Niki de Saint Phalle.
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.
As a team sing the state song of California. Sing it loud sing it proud.
Write a note with 10 things you love about San Diego and leave it for someone else to find.
Make large signs and cheer on a random park sporting event, make sure they know you're a fan and make them feel like an allstar.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Partake of the state vegetable with no hands.
Take a 15 second video and tell what the California state motto means to you.
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
Leave a book at a little free library/tiny library (not a public or city library). Take a video explaining your addition. #readingisFUNdamental
Hug an arecaceae, make it feel loved.
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients
Get llama nail art.
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Write a six-word story about Cotopaxi.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
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.
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.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
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)
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include "San Diego 2017".
Walk across the street as if you were Bernie from Weekend at Bernie's (using a cross walk).
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Post a photo from Questival to your blog and put the url in the caption. (Screenshot).
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Find one of San Diego's few remaining wooden pedestrian suspension bridges and take a team photo on it.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Take a team video on the longest self-anchored pedestrian bridges in the world.
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours & only in permitted campfire areas.
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.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
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.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Take a nautical themed team photo with the USS Recruit.
Tell us something you learned from the 7:15pm app explanation (it happens from the stage).
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of San Diego
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
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)
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.
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.
Eat something from one of the check-in party food vendors and take a quick pic.
Donate to the IRC by clicking on this link. Take a screenshot of your donation to an IRC rep at the onsite Cotopaxi Store. They'll give you a piece of fabric to write a "Message of Hope" to a refugee.
Start a public dance party and using the Michael Jackson's "Beat It". Get at least 5 strangers involved.
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.