Green Mountain DoGooders
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
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.
Donate $10 to the IRC by visiting https://www.rescue.org/cotopaxi then upload a screenshot of your donation.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal memory from your childhood. Dig deep.
Cross the border with another state. Take a video at the border doing your best Michael Jackson dance moves. #beatit
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)
Eat the official state fruit of vermont prepared your favorite way. Tell us what it is in your caption.
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of Burlington.
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
Take a team picture with the Bellows Falls Petroglyphs in the background.
Take a roadtrip to the place where "Beetlejuice" was filmed, and recreate a scene from the movie.
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).
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
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)
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
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.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
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.
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.
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
While camping in the wilderness make s'mores, (using a camp stove or another method other than an open fire), add an extra ingredient and share your recipe in the caption. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
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.
Show us your best team roller skating dance moves in a venue of your choosing, make it fabulous.
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)
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.
Take a 90 mile roadtrip back in time to see the Vermontasaurus and Baby. Take a team photo with the baby.
Personally thank a current/former professor/teacher/coach for the impact they have had on your life. Phone, facetime or skype.
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
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 >
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Find a man made structure composed of one of the official rocks of the state of vermont. Tell us which rock the structure is made of, and what the structure is in your caption.
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Vermont
Hug the official state tree of Vermont. Tell us what it is in your caption.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Find a Razor scooter, and shoot a 15 second demo video trying to get sponsored.
Trade a piece of clothing with a stranger that is not participating in the Questival. FOR KEEPS!
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.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
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 >)
Go rollerskating/rollerblading and hold a limbo contest. How low can you go?
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you origamized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
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.
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
Donate healthy nonperishable food to the homeless shelter or food bank of your choice. Minimum two items per teammate.
Write a note with 10 things you love about Vermont 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.
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)
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
Give a toast to a teammate and then take a swig of the official state beverage of Vermont. Tell us what it is in your caption.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
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.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
Play a pop song on a kazoo/harmonica. Tag the song in your caption.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Corden @JKCorden & @latelateshow
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.
Share a campsite with another team. Two totems required in the submission. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around your campsite. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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)
Visit "Ben & Jerry's Flavor Graveyard". Tell us what your favorite flavor is in your caption.
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)
Roadtrip to Emily’s Bridge in Stowe. Take a picture there at night and see if you capture any ghosts.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Do a little research about fire safety and upload a video sharing what you learned.
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around your campsite. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Find and photograph an Oregon State Quarter.
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 draw a picture of a llama
Challenge another questival team to a best of 3 penalty kick competition using a regulation goal two totems in the submission. #goallllllllll
While camping share a meal with another team. Two totems required in the submission. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campsite. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Hit a bullseye on a real dartboard from regulation distance, it's 7 feet 9.25 inches FYI.
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)
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
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.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Visit your favorite Karaoke bar/restaurant spot and sing your heart out
Purchase a Cotopaxi product from our mobile store (at this Questival!), and take a photo using it in the wild.
Find and photograph a unique looking downtown bike rack designed by Kat Clear
Find and photograph a Maine license plate. The real thing not a photo or any other facsimile.
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.)
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
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)
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds on Church Street.
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.
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
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Convince a non-Questival participant to paint their face with the logo of your favorite sports franchise
Very politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
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.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include Burlington 2017.
Have a teammate record you in a challenge at the truth zone & upload the video. You could win sweet truth merch!
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at The Champlain Valley Exposition having parked legally and lawfully or taken public transportation.
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 one of the yard games set up in the festival area against another team.
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.
Start a public dance party and using the Michael Jackson's "Beat It". Get at least 5 strangers involved.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite adventure movie with a brief explanation why.
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.