Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly
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)
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).
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
Video of a team member slam dunking a basketball on a regulation 10' high hoop (if you're short get creative).
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 >
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.
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.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
As a team sing the state song of Oregon. Sing it loud sing it proud.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons."
Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (5pm-7pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Colonel Summers Park (SE 17th Ave & Taylor St, Portland, OR 97214), complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp. Plan accordingly the challenge takes some time to complete.
Donate healthy nonperishable food to the homeless shelter or food bank of your choice. Minimum two items per teammate.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** As a team, do something we've never seen in front of the "keep Portland weird" sign.
Take a photo in front of the oldest bar in Portland. Tell us what year it was built in your caption.
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.
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
Get 15 high fives in 15 seconds from 15 different people not participating in the questival.
Do your best parkour moves at a local park. Loudly state the word "Parkour" while performing these daring moves.
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)
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
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.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you origamized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
Recreate your favorite Oregon sports moment and tag the hero of your story on social media.
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
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Oregon.
Cross the border with another state. Take a video at the border doing your best Michael Jackson dance moves. #beatit
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Find and take a team photograph with this statue. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
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.
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
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)
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!
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-2pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at the Cathedral City Park (6635 N Baltimore Ave, Portland, OR 97203), complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 1 stamp. Plan extra time, checkpoint closes at 2:00pm exactly.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Take a 15 second video and tell us what the Oregon state motto means to you.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** As a team, recreate a scene from OUR favorite movie Portland based move, Free Willy obviously.
Put a picture of Lavar Burtons face on a kite and fly it high, just like Reading Rainbow. Don't forget to sing the theme song.
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.
Take a photo of your team enjoying the smallest park in Portland.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
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)
Get a major league athlete or celebrity to say "Cotopaxi makes Gear for Good."
Go to a busy part of Downtown Portland put on your headphones and karaoke your heart out to your favorite song, the whole song, BE LOUD. (aka "Headphone Karaoke")
Give one of your team members a performance review in a real boardroom.
Take a picture of your entire team pretending to shake hands with the Portlandia statue.
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Impress us with your connections/access to one of Oregon's professional sports teams.
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)
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of public transit.
Ride the Portland Aerial Tram
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Find and take a team photograph with this art instilation during daylight hours. Tell us what "Everything" means to you in the caption. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Play a pop song on a kazoo/harmonica. Tag the song in your caption.
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
Make a 15 second music video with lyrics about Mt. Hood
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of Portland
Filter water from a natural source and drink it. Water must be properly filtered and no a kitchen filter does not filter properly.
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.
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.
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.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Very politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
Write a note with 10 things you love about Portland and leave it for someone else to find.
Go to a cafe and order a local Portland roasted coffee. Be sure to include the cup logo and name of the roaster in your submission. Tell us where if you take sugar and cream in the caption.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
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.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Create a 15 second Rube Goldberg machine.
Visit your favorite Karaoke bar/restaurant spot and sing a song by any Oregon based artist.
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.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Convince a non-Questival participant to paint their face with the logo of your favorite sports franchise
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
Get the best deal you can get on food with a coupon.
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.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Partake of the unofficial State Pie of Oregon with no hands. *hint* it begins with Marion...
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
Plan a 3 day backpacking meal, film a video explaining what you would bring and share some backpacking food tricks and tips
Perform a blind taste test with a cornstarch packing peanut and a puffy cheeto.
Find and photograph these 6 state quarters together with your totem, Oregon, Washington, California, Idaho, Nevada and Utah.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Find a Razor scooter, and shoot a 15 second demo video trying to get sponsored.
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented.
Go rollerskating/rollerblading and hold a limbo contest. How low can you go?
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)
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Leave a book at a little free library/tiny library (not a public or city library). Take a video explaining your addition. #readingisFUNdamental
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
Hold a formal hula hoop Contest with stranger not participating in the Questival.
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing Bicycle Race by Queen together whilst doing so.
Recreate your favorite scene from the TV series Portlandia.
Do your best gymnastics trick on a trampoline that you have permission to use. The rest of your team needs to hold up judging point cards.
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.)
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Take a picture with a current or former player from the Trail Blazers, Portland Timbers or a runner from The University of Oregon Track team. The actual person not a photo, statue or any other facsimile.
Hug a pseudotsuga menziesii.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Take a photo or video with the official State Flower of Oregon.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Take a selfie or a team picture with Miguel the Llama. (We will announced from the stage when Miguel arrives)
Take part in the "Follow-the-Llama" Dance competition, get a photo/video of someone from your team participating. #goforthegold!
Play a round of Kubb over at The Dyrt's tent 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.
Play a round of Giant "Beer" Pong, Giant Connect Four, or Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
Visit the High Brew Tent and get a can of High Brew for you and your teammates to keep you up the next 24 hours. Take a creative photo with your take.
Visit the Noosa Tent and get a free sample of their delicious fare, take a picture of your team enjoying it.
Donate to the IRC by clicking on this link. Take a screenshot of your donation to an IRC rep at the next to the Cotopaxi Store. They'll give you a piece of fabric to write a "Message of Hope" to a refugee.
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.