Personally thank a current/former professor/teacher/coach for the impact they have had on your life. Phone, facetime or skype.
During daylight do some cloud watching or sky watching if there are no clouds at Commons Park. Make sure to check out the cone thingy.
Do a flip into a pond, river or lake.
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
***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 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)
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
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.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Do your best parkour moves at a local park. Loudly state the word "Parkour" while performing these daring moves.
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.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (5pm-7pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Speer Blvd Park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp.Plan acordingly, checkpoint ends at 7:00pm exactly.
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Go rollerskating/rollerblading and hold a limbo contest. How low can you go?
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 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.
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
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.
Get 15 high fives in 15 seconds from 15 different people not participating in the questival.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, loudly sing Bicycle Race by Queen together whilst doing so.
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 large signs and cheer on a random park sporting event, make sure they know you're a fan and make them feel like an allstar.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
While camping in the wilderness document/photograph at least 4 different types of wildlife, each unique/from separate animal families. (Don't forget the totem)
Get a major league athlete or celebrity to say "Cotopaxi makes Gear for Good."
Craft a canoe out of cardboard and float a teammate in it. Must float for 5 seconds minimum and teammate must stay dry.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
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)
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second commercial for the City of Denver
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 >
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
Take a picture with the official state pet of Colorado.
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Complete this challenge where swimming is permitted. Bring a towel!
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)
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Recreate your favorite Colorado sports moment and tag the hero of your story on social media.
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you origamized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Hold a formal hula hoop Contest with stranger not participating in the Questival.
Walk two lengths of a slackline without falling off. Timelapse video. Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in.
Enjoy some a snack (maybe some Country Archer Jerky) in the wilderness somewhere with your team.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Collect 50 pieces of trash along a hiking trail and recycle what you can. #dogood
Boulder one problem outdoors.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Pick up at least 100 pieces of trash at a local park, recycle what you can and put the rest in the trash. Take a video clearly showing all of the litter you gathered.
Perform a blind taste test with a cornstarch packing peanut and a puffy cheeto.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Join forces with another team and choreograph a 15 second fight scene (fake fight scene, think action movie). Two totems required.
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-2pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Sloans Lake Park (Northwest side Near Sheridan and W Byron Pl, 39.752619, -105.052205), complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 1 stamp. Plan acordingly, checkpoint closes at 2:00pm exactly.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Colorado state motto means to you.
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Get llama nail art.
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
During daylight hours do a touchdown celebration dance with Mile High Stadium in the background, yes the actual stadium.
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
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.
Find a Razor scooter, and shoot a 15 second demo video trying to get sponsored.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients
Write a note with 10 things you love about Colorado and leave it for someone else to find.
Leave a book at a little free library/tiny library (not a public or city library). Take a video explaining your addtion. #readingisFUNdamental
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
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)
Do a 'track' stand for 10 seconds on a bike or razor scooter. No balance assistance allowed.
Video of a team member slam dunking a basketball on a regulation hoop (if you're short get creative).
Ride a unicycle.
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.
Plan a 3 day backpacking meal, film a video explaining what you would bring and share some backpacking food tricks and tips
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.
Show us your best volleyball serve over a volleyball net at a volleyball court with a volleyball.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Find and photograph a Colorado, Arizona, Utah and New Mexico State Quarter arrange them like the four corners.
Play a pop song on a kazoo/harmonica. Tag the song in your caption.
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from 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)
Skip a rock at least 7 times on water.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
While camping share a meal with another team over a campfire. Two totems required in the submission. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Share a campsite with another team. Two totems required in the submission. 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 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.
Whittle yourself a spoon and eat some soup with it.
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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 sing a pop song around your campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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.
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
Tandem cartwheel with a teammate for at least one full rotation. (need a lesson? tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Play a round of Giant "Beer" Pong, Giant Connect Four or Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
Take a selfie or a team picture with Miguel the Llama. (We will announced from the stage when Miguel arrives)
Seek out the Bobo's Oat Bars team and get a free sample for you and your team.
Take part in one of the "Follow-the-Llama" Dance competitions that take place on the stage, get a photo/video of someone from your team participating. #goforthegold!
Share some food/drink with one of your teammates.
Grab a High Brew sample for you and your team. Take a photo with your delicious beverages. Save at least one for a later challenge.
Pick two teammates and do your best impersonation of the giant white statues at the check-in.
Donate to the IRC by clicking on this link. Take a screenshot of your donation to an IRC rep in the tent next to the Cotopaxi Store. They'll give you a piece of fabric to write a "Message of Hope" to a refugee.
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.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite adventure movie with a brief explanation why.
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.
Start a public dance party and using the Michael Jackson's "Beat It". Get at least 5 strangers involved.
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.