We Are In Tents (Like Camping)
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.
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (6pm-7pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Brittingham Park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp. Plan accordingly the challenge takes some time to complete.
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)
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons."
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Find a way to physically illustrate the official Wisconsin State motto, and tell us what it means to your team
Leave a book at a little free library/tiny library (not a public or city library). Take a video explaining your addition. #readingisFUNdamental
Have your team perform the officiao State Dance of Wisconsin. Make sure you're playing the right music, loud and proud.
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
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.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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.
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
During daylight hours do a touchdown celebration dance with the Camp Randall Stadium in the background, yes the actual stadium.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
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.
Take a dip at Lake Kegonsa State Park. Upload a photo collage of your team at an entrance sign, and in the water.
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Write a note with 10 things you love about Wisconsin and leave it for someone else to find.
Film a video out in the wilderness illustrating how to find a clean and safe natural water source for drinking.
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.
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
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)
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.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you origamized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
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.
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)
Personally thank a current/former professor/teacher/coach for the impact they have had on your life. Phone, facetime or skype.
Give a toast to a teamate with the official State Beverage of Wisconcin
Collect 50 pieces of trash along a hiking trail and recycle what you can. #dogood
Take a photo in front of a building designed by beloved American architect frank lloyd wright. No private residences please.
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Wisconsin
Visit the Wisconsin State Capitol
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
Take a dip at Devil's Lake State Park. Upload a photo collage of your team at the entrance sign, and in the water.
Sing the official Wisconsin State Ballad, or the official Wisconsin State Song while outdoors somewhere
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of Madison
Do a bellyflop off a public dock into a lake
Hike the East Bluff Trail to Devil's Doorway, (2.4 miles). Take a picture up there.
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-1pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Burr Jones Park, (aka Burr Jones Field), complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 1 stamp. Plan extra time, checkpoint closes at 1:00pm exactly.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
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.
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
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.
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.
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
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.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
Donate $10 to the IRC by visiting https://www.rescue.org/cotopaxi then upload a screenshot of your donation.
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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.
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)
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include Madison 2017.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
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.)
Trade a piece of clothing with a stranger that is not participating in the Questival. FOR KEEPS!
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)
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Do your best to recreate a Mad City Ski team formation on dry land
In honor of Madison hosting the 2017 Reebok CrossFit games, have a teamate either do 2 pistol squats, or 15 burpees.
Find a statue of the 16th president of the United States on University of Wisconsin-Madison campus
Find a living specimen of the oficial state tree of Wisconsin and give it a hug. Don't you dare damage that tree.
Take a photo knighting one of your teamates in front of the Red Gym
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).
Have a teammate record you participating in a challenge at the truth zone & upload the video. You can win sweet truth merch!
Have a member of the truth team snap your picture in front of the #FinishtIt mural in the truth zone
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.
Play a round of Cornhole, or giant connect 4, at the Festival with another team.
Pick up your 18L Luzon Daypack, and take a team photo showing us which colors you chose.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Come up with and film a 15 second team handshake or cheer.
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.
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.