Trash Pandas

Catch a fish outdoors in a natural body of water with a rod and reel.
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#perch toooook foreverrr #questival
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)
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Apparently 3 seconds is how long you can hold your breath at night #questival
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
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#questival
Play a pop song on a kazoo/harmonica. Tag the song in your caption.
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#questival
Skip a rock at least 7 times on water.
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Dark. But for real. #questival
Film a video out in the wilderness illustrating how to find a clean and safe natural water source for drinking.
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#questival
Personally thank a current/former professor/teacher/coach for the impact they have had on your life. Phone, facetime or skype.
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#lawschooladvisor #questival
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.
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So much garbage #gross #154pieces #questival
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons.
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#nomoremustard #questival
Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Did our friends dishes on his birthday so he could go to comedian Dave Atell on time #random #questival
Hold a formal hula hoop Contest with stranger not participating in the Questival.
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#questival
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
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Kia met some random neighbors at a block party #firstimpressions #questival #overthetop
Find and photograph a living specimen of either the state bird, state insect, or state butterfly of Vermont. Tell us what it is and where you found it in your caption.
European honey bees on these awesome local apples #questival
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.
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#questival
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Crazy and Vermonty #questival
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
No hangers so we improvise #questival
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
#questival
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
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#questival
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)
"I like to be out here with my lawn. It's something I can maintain and nurture." #questival
Perform your best belly flop at a public pool. Get everyone's attention first. Really go for it!
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#questival
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
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Ewwww #questival
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
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I died #questival
Show us your best team roller skating dance moves in a venue of your choosing, make it fabulous.
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#questival
Go rollerskating/rollerblading and hold a limbo contest. How low can you go?
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#questival
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Bubble YUM #questival
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
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#questival
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
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Norway??? #questival
Fit entire team in a phone booth, a real enclosed booth like the kind superman would use or tardis.
A real phone booth! #questival
Visit the World's Tallest Filing Cabinet, take a photo in front of it and make it your Linkedin profile picture. Upload a screenshot as proof. Don't forget your totem.
#questival
Donate blood while wearing dracula teeth.
Thanks for donating Gilbert! #questival
Find and photograph a unique looking downtown bike rack designed by Kat Clear
Clear bike rack #questival
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
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#questival
Visit the Burlington Earth Clock during daylight hours. Figure out how to use it to well what time of day it is, and upload a video showing us how.
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Earth clocks are natural #questival
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
#questival
Find the local Wizard of OZ "Flying Monkeys" in Burlington and take a team picture as if they are chasing you.
Scary winged monkey! #questival
Visit the Lake Champlain Monster Monument and tell a scary story to your teammates.
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#questival
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Corden @JKCorden & @latelateshow
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Yaaaas. Get at me #questival #cotopaxi #questival
Visit your favorite Karaoke bar/restaurant spot and sing your heart out
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#questival
Write a note with 10 things you love about Vermont and leave it for someone else to find.
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#questival
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.
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French macaroooooons #questival
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
#questival
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
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#questival
Go to a busy part of Church Street put on your headphones and karaoke your heart out to your favorite song, the whole song, BE LOUD. (aka "Headphone Karaoke")
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#questival
Very politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
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Soooo good #questival
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
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#questival
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Giving away cotton candy to a stranger #questival
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
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Maple cotton candy knees #questival
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.
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Happy Saturday! #questival
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)
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Casualcauliflower #questival
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Delicata #questival
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 >
#questival
Find a man made structure composed of one of the official rocks of the state of vermont. Tell us which rock the structure is made of, and what the structure is in your caption.
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#questival
Find and photograph "Democracy" by W.F. Herrick. Tell us what it means to you in your caption.
It means freedom and choice #questival
Video of a team member slam dunking a basketball on a regulation 10' high hoop (if you're short get creative).
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Slam dunk! #questival
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal memory from your childhood. Dig deep.
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Hamburger helper fail #questival
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented.
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#questival
Go tandem longboarding while singing "Don't Go Breaking My Heart".
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#questival
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
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#questival
Give one of your team members a performance review in a real boardroom.
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#questival
Donate healthy nonperishable food to the homeless shelter or food bank of your choice. Minimum two items per teammate.
Donating to Centerpoint! #questival
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
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#centerpoint #questival
Find and photograph a Maine license plate. The real thing not a photo or any other facsimile.
Found one! #questival
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
Number 12! #questival
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.
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#questival
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
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#questival
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
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#thanksmimi #questival
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
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#questival
Tandem cartwheel with a teammate for at least one full rotation. (need a lesson? tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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#questival
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you origamized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
#questival
Hug the official state tree of Vermont. Tell us what it is in your caption.
Vermont sugar maple #questival
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.
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#questival
Leave a book at a little free library/tiny library (not a public or city library). Take a video explaining your addition. #readingisFUNdamental
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#bluebook #futurelittlelawyers #questival
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.
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Feet are better #questival
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
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Add a dog to the wall sit #questival
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
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#questival
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
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#questival #toomanycooks
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
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#questival
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
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#questival
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of Burlington.
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The Queen City #questival
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
Volunteering at the Chittenden Humane Society next week #questival
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)
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Oh hey. Didn't see you there #questival
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
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A stick stupid #questival
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly
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Wet puck #questival
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
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Bowline #questival
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
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Prusik #questival
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
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Alpine knots #questival
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
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#questival
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)
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#questival
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
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Is this complete? #questival
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
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#questival
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
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Skid mark #questival
Get llama nail art.
Baby llama nails #questival
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.
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#questival
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campsite. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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Quit playing games with my heaaaart #questival
While camping in the wilderness make a homemade "ghillie suit" and attempt to sneak close to an animal in nature….OR a teammate and scare the stuffing out of them. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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Ghillie sloth #questival
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal with a camp stove or any other method that doesn't include an open fire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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Chicken and dumplings camp stove #questival
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around your campsite. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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Trumps presidency being real #questival
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
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Set up a tent #questival
Do a little research about fire safety and upload a video sharing what you learned.
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Fire safety! #questival
Donate $10 to the IRC by visiting https://www.rescue.org/cotopaxi then upload a screenshot of your donation.
#questival
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include Burlington 2017.
#questival
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
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Planking didn’t last long 12 seconds #questival
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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Calvin the dog loves Backstreet Boys-I Want it that way #questival
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Cake face! #questival
Eat the official state fruit of vermont prepared your favorite way. Tell us what it is in your caption.
Cinnamon sugar apples #ststefruit #fallflavor #questival
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
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#sweetberrywine #questival
Give a toast to a teammate and then take a swig of the official state beverage of Vermont. Tell us what it is in your caption.
A toast to questival. And to milk. The Official state Beverage of VT #questival
Eat a dish featuring the official state flavor of Vermont, tell us what you ate and where you got it in your caption.
Vermonts state flavor is maple syrup. We put it on a pancake. It's from Sudbury VT... #fredshomemade #questival
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Llama attempted #pancake #questival
Whittle yourself a spoon and eat some soup with it.
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She legit whittled this. Amazing. Seriously. #questival
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
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#questival
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
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Jackfruit smoothie #questival
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
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The toilet is the nemesis #toilet #questival
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
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#itsajackfruit #questival
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
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Knock off goldfish crackers #whales #questival
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
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Mustard master #questival
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
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#questival
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.
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Magic #questival
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around your campsite. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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#questival
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
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Condiments #questival
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
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Oh my god #worm #questival
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
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#foryourhealth #questival
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
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#imbluecheese #questival
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
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#onthechin #questival
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
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#theylovedit. #forbiddenfriends #questival
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama
Llama dirt #questival
While camping in the wilderness make s'mores, (using a camp stove or another method other than an open fire), add an extra ingredient and share your recipe in the caption. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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#questival
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
MRE #campeats #questival
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.
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Meeting my friends roomates parents for the first time #shmapples #questival
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
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#moonparty #questival
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.
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#breakerofchains #questival
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at The Champlain Valley Exposition having parked legally and lawfully or taken public transportation.
#safeandsound #questival
Have a teammate record you in a challenge at the truth zone & upload the video. You could win sweet truth merch!
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#truthzone #questival
Purchase a Cotopaxi product from our mobile store (at this Questival!), and take a photo using it in the wild.
#inthewilddddd #questival
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
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#dogood #questival #questival
Play one of the yard games set up in the festival area against another team.
#cornholepartaaaay #questival
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.
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#nothingbutnets #questival
Have a member of the truth team snap your picture in front of the #FinishtIt mural in the truth zone.
#finishit #questival
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.
#nothingbutnets #questival
Come up with and film a 15 second team handshake or cheer.
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#questival
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.
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#questival
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite adventure movie with a brief explanation why.
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#questival
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.
Mt Philo always has the best views! #Vermont #questival