Make America Llama Again
Partake of the "official" dish of SF (Chowder in a Bread Bowl) with no hands.
Whittle yourself a spoon and eat some soup with it.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? 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.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
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.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
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)
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
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.
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Take a stroll through the haunting fairytale art walk. A man-made eucalyptus grove called Wood Line.
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)
Make a video of your team walking though Mescaline Grove with Jurassic Park music in the background
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Pick up 100 pieces of trash at a local San Francisco BEACH, recycle what you can and put the rest in the trash. Take a video clearly showing what you gathered.
Pick up 100 pieces of trash at a local San Francisco PARK, recycle what you can and put the rest in the trash. Take a video clearly showing what you gathered.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Go to a busy part of China Town, put on your headphones and karaoke your heart out to your favorite song, the whole song, BE LOUD. (aka "Headphone Karaoke")
Bake a cake, and put candles on it. Find a stranger not participating in Questival and sing "Happy (insert the day, i.e. Saturday) To You" to them. Make sure they blow out the candles.
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.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Go to St Louis Alley in Chinatown and in slow motion recreate fight scene from the movie "Big Trouble in Little China".
Eat an entire Cynara cardunculus var. scolymus
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.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Get 50 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Get 100 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
Visit Jack Early Park during daylight park hours and take a team photo on the viewing platform
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons.
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
Take a photo of your favorite game at Musée Mécanique
Take a 15 second video and tell what the California state motto means to you.
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)
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
Make a video telling us something you learned about Lotta's Fountain *with the fountain in the background*
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)
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing Bicycle Race by Queen together whilst doing so.
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
Play a game of Twister in front of the sculpture nicknamed, the "Quebec Libre Fountain".
Take a photo in front of the oldest bar in San Francisco
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 >
Take a seat next to the Ruth Asawa’s Fountain
Take a photo of an alley way plaque that reads “On approximately this spot, Miles Archer, partner of Sam Spade, was done in by Brigid O’Shaughnessy.”
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds on The Embarcadero street
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
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.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of public transit.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of San Francisco
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Give one of your team members a performance review in a real boardroom.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Drink a cup of coffee with the Hills Bros. Coffee Drinker statue.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
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.
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)
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Make a tutorial on how to remove the seed in an actual Persea Americana
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.
In the Financial District find the Banker's Heart sculpture and confess one of your deepest secrets to it (don't step on the greenery please!).
Visit the Financial District and take a video of the corporate goddesses #zoom
Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Post a photo from Questival to your blog and put the url in the caption. (Screenshot).
Try and find the last standing Standard Oil gas station
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-2pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Mountain Lake Park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 1 stamp. Plan extra time, checkpoint closes at 2:00pm exactly.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
As a team, peep the Ruins of the Sutro Baths
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Find the eight sided house that was once used to watch for incoming ships at the Golden Gate.
Take a photo of a real live San Francisco Bison during daylight hours
Step over the Andy Goldsworthy Drawn Crack art to avoid breaking your mothers back
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
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.
Enjoy the view of "Three Gems" has to offer
Find the 13 trees planted to represent the original colonies. Take a photo of the plaque commemorating this forgotten monument
Take a science-y team photo outside of the California Academy of Sciences museum. Come back another day for a proper visit (San Francisco resident free day info tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Find The "Center" of San Francisco Monument and take a photo visiting it during daylight hours
Reenact a scene from Cool Runnings riding a piece of cardboard down the Seward Street Slides
Play a legit game of Chutes and Ladders and when a teammate lands on a chute, they have to slide down a Winfield Street Slide. Make sure we can tell it's the real deal.
Visit Billy Goat Hill Park in Noe Valley and take your turn on the tree swing
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Go to (Mission) Delores Park and find the Golden Fire Hydrant. Do 'foot fires' as a team as fast as you can with the hydrant in the video. #feetsohot
Visit the cemetery of the first Mexican governor of Alta California, Captain Luis Arguello *during daylight hours*
Take a team picture at Clarion Alley with your favorite street art in the background. #mission
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include "SF 2017".
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Donate $10 to the IRC by visiting https://www.rescue.org/cotopaxi then upload a screenshot of your donation.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
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.
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
Andy Goldsworthy's art installations loop in the Presidio - 2.7 mi. Easy (Take a picture at the Woodline)
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Take a photo of your team running up 163 steps of mosaic tiles steps
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Make a photo collage of 4 types of flowers at the Botanical Gardens in Golden Gate Park. Make sure your totem is in each photo!
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
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.)
Visit the small columned memorial of the destruction of 1906 that sits on the edge of a lake
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Drop off flowers in honor of the heroes at Heroes Grove Memorial
Eat a beetle #doubledareyou.
Eat two crickets #doubledareyou.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Take a selfie in front of a Yoda Fountain
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
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.
Take part in the "Follow-the-Llama" Dance competition, get a photo/video of someone from your team participating. #goforthegold!
Take a team photo with your new Luzon backpacks in a creative way. #art
Play a round of Giant "Beer" Pong, Giant Connect Four or Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
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.
Make a 15 second video about your favorite product Cotopaxi makes and tell us why!
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.