60% of the time, we win every time!
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of public transit.
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)
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** As a team, recreate a scene from OUR favorite movie Portland based move, Free Willy obviously.
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
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.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural during daylight hours. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (5pm-7pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Colonel Summers Park (SE 17th Ave & Taylor St, Portland, OR 97214), 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.
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)
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons."
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
Donate healthy nonperishable food to the homeless shelter or food bank of your choice. Minimum two items per teammate.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** As a team, do something we've never seen in front of the "keep Portland weird" sign.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Take a photo in front of the oldest bar in Portland. Tell us what year it was built in your caption.
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
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)
Take a photo of your team enjoying the smallest park in Portland.
Get 15 high fives in 15 seconds from 15 different people not participating in the questival.
Take a picture of your entire team pretending to shake hands with the Portlandia statue.
Give one of your team members a performance review in a real boardroom.
Recreate your favorite scene from the TV series Portlandia.
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
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 >
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Convince a non-Questival participant to paint their face with the logo of your favorite sports franchise
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of Portland
Take a hike to Witches Castle durning daylight hours and tell us how many steps it took to get there in the caption.
Do your best parkour moves at a local park. Loudly state the word "Parkour" while performing these daring moves.
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)
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!
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
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)
Write a note with 10 things you love about Portland and leave it for someone else to find.
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
As a team, hike to the highest point of Pittock Mansion loop. Take a team photo like you just summited Everest.
As a team sing the state song of Oregon. Sing it loud sing it proud.
Go to a busy part of Downtown Portland put on your headphones and karaoke your heart out to your favorite song, the whole song, BE LOUD. (aka "Headphone Karaoke")
Challenge another questival team to a best of 5 penalty kick competition using a regulation goal two totems in the submission. #goallllllllll
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
Make a field goal from the 15 yard line... wait for it... with your left foot, then celebrate with a dance.
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.
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-2pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at the Cathedral City Park (6635 N Baltimore Ave, Portland, OR 97203), complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 1 stamp. Plan extra time, checkpoint closes at 2:00pm exactly.
Very politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Take a photo or video with the official State Flower of Oregon.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
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.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Show us your best volleyball serve over an actual volleyball net at a real volleyball court with a volleyball.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Hug a pseudotsuga menziesii.
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
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Get llama nail art.
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.
Personally thank a current/former professor/teacher/coach for the impact they have had on your life. Phone, facetime or skype.
Go to a cafe and order a local Portland roasted coffee. Be sure to include the cup logo and name of the roaster in your submission. Tell us where if you take sugar and cream in the caption.
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing Bicycle Race by Queen together whilst doing so.
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
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)
As a team complete an entire fitness class 30 minutes or more (Zumba, Spin, etc.) dressed in head-to-toe aerobics gear. (Timelapse, don't forget your totem)
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.
Video of a team member slam dunking a basketball on a regulation 10' high hoop (if you're short get creative).
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
Perform your best belly flop at a public pool. Get everyone's attention first. Really go for it!
While camping in the wilderness document/photograph at least 4 different types of wildlife, each unique/from separate animal families. (Don't forget the totem)
Eat two crickets #doubledareyou.
Plan a 3 day backpacking meal, film a video explaining what you would bring and share some backpacking food tricks and tips
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
Film a video out in the wilderness illustrating how to find a clean and safe natural water source for drinking.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Hike to Kelley Point. Make a 15 second National Geographic style commentary in the video on the two rivers that converge.
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
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.
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
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 nightime hours.
Take a 15 second video and tell us what the Oregon state motto means to you.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
Recreate your favorite Everclear music video.
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Purchase a Cotopaxi product from our mobile store (at this Questival!), and take a photo using it in the wild.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
Partake of the unofficial State Pie of Oregon with no hands. *hint* it begins with Marion...
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
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.
Find and photograph these 6 state quarters together with your totem, Oregon, Washington, California, Idaho, Nevada and Utah.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
Visit your favorite Karaoke bar/restaurant spot and sing a song by any Oregon based artist.
Hold a formal hula hoop Contest with stranger not participating in the Questival.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Bowl a strike at a bowling alley... then moonwalk backwards and yell Questival.
Go to a bowling alley and challenge a group of strangers to a 'bowl off' and go head to head with them. Losers buy drinks for the winner.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
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.
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.
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator
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.)
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)
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)
Fit entire team in a phone booth, a real enclosed booth like the kind superman would use or tardis.
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
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.
Get the best deal you can get on food with a coupon.
Get 100 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Get 50 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Leave a book at a little free library/tiny library (not a public or city library). Take a video explaining your addition. #readingisFUNdamental
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
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 "Beer" Pong, Giant Connect Four, or Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
Play a round of Kubb over at The Dyrt's tent with another team.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Visit the Noosa Tent and get a free sample of their delicious fare, take a picture of your team enjoying it.
Visit the High Brew Tent and get a can of High Brew for you and your teammates to keep you up the next 24 hours. Take a creative photo with your take.
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.
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.
Start a public dance party and using the Michael Jackson's "Beat It". Get at least 5 strangers involved.
Come up with and film a 15 second team handshake or cheer.
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.