Lydia's Almond Cake
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 not participating in the questival for a correct response. Record their reaction.
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you origamized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (5pm-7pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Gateway Park West Side, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp. The Questival app closes at 7:00pm plan time for the challenge.
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.
Join forces with another team and choreograph a 15 second fight scene (fake fight scene, think action movie). Two totems required.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** 15 second video. Reenact a scene from National Treasure or Night at the Museum, the more accurate the better.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second commercial for the city of Arlington.
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
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.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Do your best parkour moves at a local park. Loudly state the word "Parkour" while performing these daring moves.
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.
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)
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 stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Hold a formal hula hoop Contest with stranger not participating in the Questival.
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)
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
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.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
Take a creative team picture with the the flag of D.C.
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Very politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a real guitar/ukulele.
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-2pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at (Meridian Hill Park), complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp. Plan time to complete the challenge, the checkpoint closes at 2:00pm exactly.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal memory from your childhood. Dig deep.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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 Virginia. "Carry Me Back to Old Virginia". Sing it loud sing it proud.
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.
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Maryland state motto means to you.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
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.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Post a photo from Questival to your blog and put the url in the caption. (Screenshot).
Find and photograph the three chalk llamas hidden on the sky bridge at Gateway Park. Post a collage.
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.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
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)
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Lay face down motionless in a public area for 60 seconds or until a stranger comes to check on you. Timelapse. ((Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in also don't forget your totem)
Trade a piece of clothing with a stranger that is not participating in the Questival. FOR KEEPS!
Give a stranger not participating in the questivala compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Write a note with 10 things you love about D.C./Arlington and leave it for someone else to find.
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.
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.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
Hold a door open for a stranger not participating in the questival, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Take a team photo with the Washington monument in the background from the sky bridge at Gateway Park.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Bowl a strike at a bowling alley... then moonwalk backwards and yell Questival.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Play a round of Giant "Beer" Pong, Giant Connect Four or Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
Take a selfie or a team picture with Miguel the Llama. (We will announced from the stage when Miguel arrives)
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.
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.