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.
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
Plan a 3 day backpacking meal, film a video explaining what you would bring and share some backpacking food tricks and tips
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
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
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette.
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.
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.
Find this place, and go there with your team. Tell us where it is in the caption. (tap this challenge then tap GO to see what we mean)
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented
Create your own Questival challenge and film your team doing it. Tell us what it is in the caption and post on social media inviting your friends to complete your challenge as well. Use the hashtag #QuestivalDaily"
Get at least 15 high fives in 15 seconds from people not participating in the Questival.
Get 50 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with all passport stamps visible.
Trade a piece of clothing with a stranger that is not participating in the Questival. FOR KEEPS!
Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day really special.
Take a team photo in front of one of the statues at the North Carolina Capital. Tell us why the statue is important in your caption.
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)
Take a photo near the globe at the North Carolina Musuem of Natural Sciences. Tell us a little-known scientific fact in your caption.
Evening - TIMEFRAME (5pm-7pm) - ... Find us at Halifax Mall. The challenge takes some time to complete, plan accordingly.
After one of your teamates accomplshes a particularly difficult challenge, grab something to drink and honor them with the official toast of North Carolina. Tell us in the caption what your teamate did to deserve said toast.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal moment from your childhood. Dig deep.
Find out what the North Carolina State Motto is, than film a video illustrating how your team lives up to it
Make a field goal from the 15 yard line... wait for it... with your left foot then celebrate with a dance.
Show us your team's best touchdown celebration with either Wallace Wade Stadium, Kenan Memorial Stadium or Carter–Finley Stadium in the background, (during daylight hours).
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly.
Do your best parkour moves at a local park. Loudly state the word "Parkour" while performing these daring moves.
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Create a piece of chalk art (see link example, do something original) on a public walkway somewhere in The Triangle, (but not at one of our checkpoints)
Get a major league athlete or celebrity to say "Cotopaxi makes Gear for Good."
Politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second commercial for The Triangle.
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
Find a little free library/tiny library. Borrow a book and leave a book video explaining your selection. #readingisFUNdamental
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Impress us with your connections/access to one of North Carolina's college sports teams.
Take a picture with a current or former football player from UNC, NC State, or Duke. The actual person not a photo, statue or any other facsimile.
Find a busy public place and recite some lyrics from Neil Diamond as thoughtfully as possible.
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Give a stranger not participating in the questival a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Challenge a stranger that is not a questival participant to a 50-100 meter foot race in a public park. Be a good sport win or lose.
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds in a busy place on either UNC, NC State or Duke campus.
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.
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
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.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis. (store bought cookies do not count)
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
Afternoon - TIMEFRAME (noon-2pm) - Find us at Moore Square in raleigh. Plan accordingly, checkpoint closes at 2:00pm exactly.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Take a video of a team member drinking High Brew in motion via paddle, surf, swim, hike, bike, etc.
Find a Razor scooter, and shoot a 15 second demo video trying to get sponsored.
Personally thank a current/former professor/teacher/coach for the impact they have had on your life. Phone, facetime or skype.
Go to a public place where music is playing and challenge a stranger 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)
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.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 7th thing on the menu.
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
Bake a cake, and put candles on it. Find a stranger and sing "Happy (insert the day, i.e. Saturday) To You" to them. Make sure they blow out the candles. (store bought cake does not count)
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
While camping in the wilderness make s'mores over a campfire add an extra ingredient and share your recipe in the caption.
Skip a rock at least 7 times on water.
Hike Sal's Branch Trail (2.6 miles), upload a photo collage including a trail sign and a photo of the lake. (tap this challenge, then tap GO for more info)
Film a video out in the wilderness illustrating how to find a clean and safe natural water source for drinking.
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
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)
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
While camping in the wilderness start a campfire without matches, a lighter, or starter fluid (fire must be contained inside a legal fire pit).
While camping in the wilderness come up with a SUPER clever way of roasting one of your marshmallows for your s'more.
While camping in the wilderness make a commercial for a cologne/perfume based on the scent of campfire. Channel your inner Chanel™.
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire.
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunrise Saturday is at about 7:10 am)
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
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.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Bowl a strike at a bowling alley... then moonwalk backwards and yell Questival.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Take a load off and do some urban hammocking in a creative place. Be respectful of your anchor points when choosing a location.
Hold a formal hula hoop Contest with stranger
Write a note with 10 things you love about The Triangle and leave it for someone else to find.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Howl at the moon as a team at midnight (Be quiet and respectful of your neighbors if you have sleeping neighbors nearby).
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
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)
Find an awesome stranger who you think would be down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall. Find someone who is not participating in the Questival.
Create a 15 second video telling what your favorite State park is and why.
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty. That's right; double armwrestling.
Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. (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.
Walk like a flock of chickens across a very public place. Get clucking! (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your elbows.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Go to Duke University Chapel
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
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.
Find and photograph a North Carolina State Quarter.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Hug the official State Tree of North Carolina. Tell us what it is in the caption.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunset friday is at about 7:30 pm)
Take a photo with either the North Carolina State Flower, or North Carolina State Wildflower. Must be a real-life living specimen. Tell us what you chose in the caption.
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 Giant "Beer" Pong at the Festival with another team
Play Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team
Take part in the "Follow-the-Llama" Dance competition, get a photo/video of someone from your team participating. #goforthegold!
Take a selfie or a team picture with Miguel the Llama. (We will announced from the stage when Miguel arrives)
Eat something from one of the check-in party food vendors and take a quick pic.
Grab a High Brew at check-in and save it for a challenge that will come later.
Take a team photo with the Mt. Cotopaxi backdrop located on the back side of the store tents.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Start a public dance party and using the Michael Jackson's "Beat It". Get at least 5 strangers involved.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite adventure movie with a brief explanation why.
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.