Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of public transit.
Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (6pm-7pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Wayward Collective (1551 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60622), complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp.
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons."
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.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
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.
Engagement themed team photo at the Enchanted Forest at Maggie Daley Park (only during park hours)
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)
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.
Using the art of perspective, take a creative photo with the Cloud Gate.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Get 15 high fives in 15 seconds from 15 different people not participating in the questival.
Get some water in your mouth and do what this fountain does with it in the background. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Prize challenge! Find a splash pad or fountain that allows people to be in it, casually walk through fully clothed while carrying an umbrella. Again only fountains/splash pads that allow people in them!
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
Recreate your favorite Cubs or White Socks sports moment and tag the hero of your story on social media.
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.
Make a video of you running around Buckingham Fountain. 15 seconds or less. Timelapse video works great. Don't get in the fountain.
Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
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)
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
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.
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Share the state snack of Illinois with a tourist that is out enjoying the city.
Find and photograph together the state quarters from Illinois, Wisconsin, Iowa, Missouri, Kentucky, Indiana
Take a team photo with "Flamingo” Alexander Calder. Post a review of the piece in your caption.
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
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)
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly
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.
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.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (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.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Enjoy your favorite Chicago dog with no hands. Post the location in the caption.
Find and photograph a Maine license plate. The real thing not a photo or any other facsimile.
Team photo at Kwanusila near Lincoln Park. No climbing or touching, be respectful of the art.
Take a creative team picture with the city flag of Chicago.
Fit entire team in a phone booth, a real enclosed booth like the kind superman would use or tardis.
Visit the Oz Park. Take a Video in front of one of the characters from the film and recite a line they said in the film. ( Tin Man, the Scarecrow, the Cowardly Lion, Dorothy, and Toto.)
Visit the Oz Park statues during daylight hours and take a team video skipping along as you sing a song from the Wizard of Oz or the Wiz.
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)
Find one of Chicago's two remaining wood paved alleys and take a team photo.
Prize challenge! Create a mock fight scene with another team and include some dialogue. Think cheesy 80's action movie.
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing Bicycle Race by Queen together whilst doing so.
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)
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-1pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Milton Lee Olive Park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 1 stamp. Plan extra time, checkpoint closes at 1:00pm exactly.
Find the Statue of the 3 Livonian Wolves. Take a 15 second video reciting part of the tale found on the link. Have your totem in your video.
Video a teamate Yodeling in the middle of the Agora statues. Make sure totem is visible. 15 seconds.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Do a flip into a pond, river or lake.
Locate the "Agora" Statues on Museum Campus. Take a photo in the middle of the group of them. Totem Required.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
Take a nautical themed team photo with the "The Secret Mermaid" at Oakwood Beach.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
Collect 50 pieces of trash along a hiking trail and recycle what you can. #dogood
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)
Relax, take a breath, and do some Tai Chi on Kathy Osterman Beach during daylight hours.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Take a creative team photo with the art installation titled "Don't Feed the Seagulls".
Locate The Secret Mermaid in Burmingham Park. Take a Picture with the stone mermaid.
Find and take a team "Selfie" in front of the "Fountain of Time." Include your totem in the Selfie.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you origamized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
Go tandem longboarding while singing "Don't Go Breaking My Heart".
Take a sciencey photo outside of the Museum of Science and Industry. Come back another time for a proper visit (Chicago resident free day info 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.
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.
Cross the border with another state. Take a video at the border doing your best Michael Jackson dance moves. #beatit
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.
Cross the border with Indiana. Take a video at the border doing your best Michael Jackson dance moves. #beatit
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow.
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
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 a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Donate to the IRC by clicking on this link. Post a screenshot of your donation.
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Illinois state motto means to you.
As a team sing the state song of Illinois. Sing it loud sing it proud.
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Give one of your team members a performance review in a real boardroom.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of Chicago.
Boulder one problem outdoors.
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
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.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Post a photo from Questival to your blog and put the url in the caption. (Screenshot).
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Write a note with 10 things you love about Chicago and leave it for someone else to find.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
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.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
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.
Locate your favorite park with a view. Take a picture of the skyline of the City. Totem included.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include Chicago 2017.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Have a teammate record you in a challenge at the truth zone & upload the video. You can win sweet truth merch & claim Questival points.
Play a round of Giant "Beer" Pong, Giant Connect Four or Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
Take part in the "Follow-the-Llama" Dance competition, get a photo/video of someone from your team participating. #goforthegold!
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.
Have a member of the truth team snap your picture in front of the #FinishIt mural in the truth zone
Take a selfie or a team picture with Miguel the Llama. (We will announced from the stage when Miguel arrives)
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.
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.