Quest Side Story
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Minnesota state motto means to you.
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
During daylight hours walk across the stone arch bridge pedestrian walkway in the center of the bridge take a 15 second video sharing a fact about the bridge.
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.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (6pm-7pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Gold Medal Park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp.
Go to a busy part of Uptown (Hennepin Avenue and Lagoon Avenue) put on your headphones and karaoke your heart out to your favorite song, the whole song, BE LOUD. (aka "Headphone Karaoke")
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons."
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural during daylight hours. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap 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.
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your street clothes on.
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)
Go rollerskating/rollerblading and hold a limbo contest. How low can you go?
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.).
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
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.
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.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Write a note with 10 things you love about the Twin Cities and leave it for someone else to find.
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)
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Take a picture with a current or former player from a professional sports franchise in person. No statues, old screengrabs or any other facsimile.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
Skip a rock at least 7 times on water.
Do a flip into a pond, river or lake.
Find a local beach and recreate the Baywatch run. Post & record a slow motion video of your beach run.
Show us your best team roller skating dance moves in a venue of your choosing, make it fabulous.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Make a 15 second commercial for the the Twin Cities.
Show us your best volleyball serve over an actual volleyball net at a real volleyball court with a volleyball.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Minnesota.
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-1pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Loring Park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 1 stamp. Plan extra time, checkpoint closes at 1:00pm exactly.
Recreate this fine Photo. See link.
Find and photograph one of the tiny doors put up by the artist Mows.
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.
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.
Video of a team member slam dunking a basketball on a regulation 10' high hoop (if you're short get creative).
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Visit Lake Harriet. Do Yoga on the Beach. Hold a pose for 15 seconds. Include a picture with the Sign of the lake.
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
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.
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.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Leave a book at a little free library/tiny library (not a public or city library). Take a video explaining your addition. #readingisFUNdamental
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 >
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Try a new fruit or vetetable you've never tried before. Video your reaction.
Find and photograph together the state quarters from North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin, Iowa and Minnesota.
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. #winterishere
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Take a picture with a stuffed Common loon. The real thing, not a photo of one.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal memory from your childhood. Dig deep.
Play a pop song on a kazoo/harmonica. Tag the song in your caption.
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Get llama nail art.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include Twin Cities 2017.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Impress us with your connections/access to one of Minnesota's professional sports teams.
Find a Razor scooter, and shoot a 15 second demo video trying to get sponsored.
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural during daylight hours. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
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)
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!
Find the Joyce Kilmer Memorial Fireplace and take a 15 second video reciting some of his poetry in front of it.
Eat something from one of the check-in party food vendors and take a quick pic.
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.
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.
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.
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.