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COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (5pm-7pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Crocker Park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp. Plan accordingly the challenge takes some time to complete.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
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.
Do your best parkour moves at a local park. Loudly state the word "Parkour" while performing these daring moves.
Mail a sweet potato to a friend using the US Postal Service. Yes a potato and no box is needed.
Take a team photo with the United States heaviest swinging center bridge in the background.
Take a load off and do some urban hammocking in a creative place. Be respectful of your anchor points when choosing a location.
During daylight hours find and take a team photograph with this piece of art. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds with the Golden 1 Center in the background.
During daylight hours find and take a team photograph with this statue. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Stop and smell the roses at the International World Peace Rose Gardens. Do not pick any flowers!!
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.
During daylight hours take a 15 second video with the state capital building in the background and tell what the California state motto means to you.
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)
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-2pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Freemont park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp. Plan extra time, checkpoint closes at 2:00pm exactly.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Plan a 3 day backpacking meal, film a video explaining what you would bring and share some backpacking food tricks and tips
Film a video out in the wilderness illustrating how to find a clean and safe natural water source for drinking.
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)
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Collect 50 pieces of trash along a hiking trail and recycle what you can. #dogood
Skip a rock at least 7 times on water.
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
Cool off in a natural waterfall (in = completely under getting wet).
Filter water from a natural source and drink it. Water must be properly filtered and no a kitchen filter does not filter properly.
Take a photo or video with the state pet of California.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Find a little free library/tiny library. Borrow a book and leave a book video explaining your selection. #readingisFUNdamental
Ski or snowboard down a grassy or sandy hill. Turn and burn.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second commercial for the Central valley of California.
Take a 15 second video sharing your favorite hiking trail and explain why.
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Perform your best belly flop at a public pool. Get everyone's attention first. Really go for it!
Fit entire team in a phone booth, a real enclosed booth like the kind superman would use or tardis.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Challenge another questival team to a best of 5 penalty kick competition using a regulation goal two totems in the submission. #goallllllllll
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of California.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
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)
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 >
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 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator.
Boulder one problem outdoors.
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing Bicycle Race by Queen together whilst doing so.
Hurdle a full-size garbage can. After you're finished, empty your pockets of any trash.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Go tandem longboarding while singing Unchained Melody.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your elbows.
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Lay face down motionless in a public area for 60 seconds or until a stranger comes to check on you. Timelapse. ((Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in also don't forget your totem)
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Hold a staring contest with stranger while casually eating a piece of fruit..... don't break eye contact 15 second minimum.
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Do your best impression of the state reptile of California.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Post a photo from Questival to your blog and put the url in the caption. (Screenshot).
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
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.
Get llama nail art.
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.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
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
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who you think would be down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
Find a Razor scooter, and shoot a 15 second demo video trying to get sponsored.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Hold a formal hula hoop Contest with stranger not participating in the Questival.
Walk like a flock of chickens across a very public place. Get clucking! (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
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.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Take part as a competior or spectator in the dance off. Get a photo/video of the best dance moves. #goforthegold!
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Play cornhole at the Festival with another team
Donate to the IRC by clicking on this link. Take a screenshot of your donation to an IRC rep at the onsite Cotopaxi Store. They'll give you a piece of fabric to write a "Message of Hope" to a refugee. We'll combine these flags from every city to create a giant display at the end of the year.
Take a selfie or a team picture with one of the Questival flags.
Eat something from one of the check-in party food vendors and take a quick pic.
Play Giant "Beer" Pong 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.
Take a team photo with the Mount Cotopaxi photo backdrop on the backside of the store.