Go to a busy pedestrian area, put on your headphones and karaoke your heart out to your favorite song, the whole song, BE LOUD. (aka "Headphone Karaoke")
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.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 7th thing on the menu.
Bake a cake, and put candles on it. Find a stranger and sing "Happy (insert the day, i.e. Saturday) To You" to them. Make sure they blow out the candles. (store bought cake does not count)
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis. (store bought cookies do not 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.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
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)
Take a photo near the globe at the North Carolina Musuem of Natural Sciences. Tell us a little-known scientific fact in your caption.
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
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented
Find a Razor scooter, and shoot a 15 second demo video trying to get sponsored.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. (don't forget your totem)
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Impress us with your connections/access to one of North Carolina's college sports teams.
Write a note with 10 things you love about The Triangle and leave it for someone else to find.
Find and photograph a North Carolina State Quarter.
After one of your teamates accomplshes a particularly difficult challenge, grab something to drink and honor them with the official toast of North Carolina. Tell us in the caption what your teamate did to deserve said toast.
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal moment from your childhood. Dig deep.
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 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don’tletthemdie
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Find an awesome stranger who you think would be down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall. Find someone who is not participating in the Questival.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second commercial for The Triangle.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Get llama nail art.
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)
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Visit your favorite Karaoke bar/restaurant spot and sing your heart out.
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!
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Give a stranger not participating in the questival a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
Skip a rock at least 7 times on water.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunset friday is at about 7:30 pm)
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunrise Saturday is at about 7:10 am)
Plan a 3 day backpacking meal, film a video explaining what you would bring and share some backpacking food tricks and tips
Eat a beetle #doubledareyou.
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around a campfire.
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire.
While camping in the wilderness make s'mores over a campfire add an extra ingredient and share your recipe in the caption.
While camping in the wilderness come up with a SUPER clever way of roasting one of your marshmallows for your s'more.
While camping in the wilderness make a commercial for a cologne/perfume based on the scent of campfire. Channel your inner Chanel™.
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around 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)
Mail a sweet potato to a friend using the US Postal Service. Yes, a potato and no box is needed.
Go to a public place where music is playing and challenge a stranger 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)
Walk like a flock of chickens across a very public place. Get clucking! (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
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.
Eat something from one of the check-in party food vendors and take a quick pic.
Take a team photo with the Mt. Cotopaxi backdrop located on the back side of the store tents.
Play Giant "Beer" Pong at the Festival with another team
Play Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team
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!
Grab a High Brew at check-in and save it for a challenge that will come later.
Take a selfie or a team picture with Miguel the Llama. (We will announced from the stage when Miguel arrives)
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.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite adventure movie with a brief explanation why.