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)
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful 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
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.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
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)
Cool off in a natural waterfall (in = completely under getting wet).
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.
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.
Visit Elfin Forest. Take a photo of the entrance sign.
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)
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons."
Post a photo from Questival to your blog and put the url in the caption. (Screenshot).
Personally thank a current/former professor/teacher/coach for the impact they have had on your life. Phone, facetime or skype.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
As a team sing the state song of California. Sing it loud sing it proud.
Mail a potato to a friend using the US Postal Service. Yes a potato and no box is needed.
Leave a book at a little free library/tiny library (not a public or city library). Take a video explaining your addition. #readingisFUNdamental
Take a photo or video with a wild California poppy
Take a video sharing what your favorite SoCal hike is.
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.
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Give one of your team members a performance review in a real boardroom.
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)
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
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.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Perform your best belly flop at a public pool. Get everyone's attention first. Really go for it!
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)
Do your best gymnastics trick on a trampoline that you have permission to use. The rest of your team needs to hold up judging point cards.
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of California
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** - Recreate a scene from "Anchorman". The more authentic, the better. Best 15 second mini-movie wins. (keep it PG)
Eat a fish taco without using your hands.
Craft a canoe out of cardboard and float a teammate in it. Must float for 5 seconds minimum and teammate must stay dry.
Craft a canoe out of cardboard and float a teammate in it. Must float for 5 seconds minimum and teammate must stay dry.
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.
Very politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of San Diego
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 your whole team on a paddleboard and paddle at least 10 feet out into a natural body of water.
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.)
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.
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.
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.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Take a team photo from the highest vantage point you can access for FREE. The higher the better. NO DRONES.
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Give a team-member a mohawk. Do it right, buzz everything but the spine. fohawks could be grounds for disqualification.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal memory from your childhood. Dig deep.
Go surfing, catch a wave.
Play a pop song on a kazoo/harmonica. Tag the song in your caption.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Take a 15 second video and tell what the California state motto means to you.
Take a picture with a fake California Grizzly. NOT A REAL ONE
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.
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
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
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.
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 >
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
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.
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)
Get 100 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
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.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
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!
Write a note with 10 things you love about San Diego and leave it for someone else to find.
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!
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Recreate a famous piece of art using a medium of your choice. Sorry posing as a sculpture does not count.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
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.
Hug an arecaceae, make it feel loved.
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
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!
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include "San Diego 2017".
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire. Only in permitted campfire areas!
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 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 & only in permitted campfire areas.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours & only in permitted campfire areas.
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your 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 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 come up with a SUPER clever way of roasting one of your marshmallows for your s'more. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours & only in permitted campfire areas.
Write a six-word story about Cotopaxi.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing My Heart Will Go On by Celine Dion together whilst doing so.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds on University Avenue in the North Park area.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
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.
Tandem cartwheel with a teammate for at least one full rotation. (need a lesson? tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Play a round of Giant Connect Four or Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented.
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.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
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.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Tell us something you learned from the 7:15pm app explanation (it happens from the stage).
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.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite adventure movie with a brief explanation why.