Musically Engineered Hotdogs
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)
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)
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds on W 5th Ave.
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
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.
Get 15 high fives in 15 seconds from 15 different people not participating in the questival.
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
During daylight hours do a touchdown celebration dance with the 'Anchorage Football Stadium' in the background, yes the actual stadium.
Give one of your team members a performance review in a real boardroom.
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons."
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Write a note with 10 things you love about Anchorage and leave it for someone else to find.
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.
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.
Do your best parkour moves at a local park. Loudly state the word "Parkour" while performing these daring moves.
Boulder one problem outdoors.
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)
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (5pm-6pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Cuddy Family Midtown Park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp. Plan accordingly the challenge takes some time to complete.
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.
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.
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Dress up like Paul Bunyon, make a homemade button that says "push me" and stick it on your person. Stand like a statue at a public place and wait for a stranger to press the button. Once the button is pushed recite a few 'facts' about him.
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal memory from your childhood. Dig deep.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
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).
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
Do a wheelie on a bike for 4 seconds or longer.
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing Bicycle Race by Queen together whilst doing so.
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
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
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
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
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
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.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Do a flip into a pond, river or lake.
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)
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
Skip a rock at least 7 times on water.
Perform your best belly flop at a public pool. Get everyone's attention first. Really go for it!
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.
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
Find and climb aboard a jungle gym rocket ship anytime from 6am-11pm
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (12pm-1pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Valley of the Moon Park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp. Plan extra time, checkpoint closes at 2:00pm exactly.
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)
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 door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
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.
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Alaska's state motto means to you.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
As a team sing the state song of Alaska. Sing it loud sing it proud.
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Alaska
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
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 >
Partake of the state dish of Alaska (salmon) with no hands.
Get 50 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include: AK 2017.
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.
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
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.
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of Anchorage
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
Leave a book at a little free library/tiny library (not a public or city library). Take a video explaining your addition. #readingisFUNdamental
As a team, take a photo sitting on the rocks overlooking the Beluga Point Lookout
Drink water from a freshwater spring (a spring is a point where groundwater flows out of the ground, and is thus where the aquifer surface meets the surface of the earth).
Film a video out in the wilderness illustrating how to find a clean and safe natural water source for drinking.
Filter water from a natural source and drink it. Water must be properly filtered and no a kitchen filter does not filter properly.
As a team hug a coniferous resinous tree. #treehugger
Find and photograph a Utah State Quarter.
Show us a video of you and your team using the Hand Tram on the Winner Creek Trail.
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
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)
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 dowse a campfire.
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
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 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 video a 15 second scary story around 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.
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
While camping in the wilderness start a campfire without matches, a lighter, or starter fluid (fire must be contained inside a legal fire pit). Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
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!).
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.
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.
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Very politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
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.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (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.
Fit entire team in a phone booth, a real enclosed booth like the kind superman would use or tardis.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Take a picture with a Moose statue
Find and take a team photograph with this statue. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Find and take a team photograph with this statue. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Challenge another team in the festival area to a piggy-back race. Tell us the name of the other team, and who won in your caption
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.
Do a little research on The International Rescue Committee. Donate to the IRC by clicking on this link. Take a screenshot of your donation! Tell us something you learned about the IRC in the caption.
Take a team photo during an intense pose in front a Cotopaxi logo. Tell us the most intense place you've camped in your caption.
Pick up your 18 L Luzon backpacks and take a team photo with everyone wearing their bag
Do a coordinated stretching and warmup routine with another questival team in the festival area. Tell us the name of the team you met in the caption
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.