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Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
Give a team-member a mohawk. Do it right, buzz everything but the spine. fohawks could be grounds for disqualification.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of public transit.
Trade a piece of clothing with a stranger that is not participating in the Questival. FOR KEEPS!
Film a video showing how to check the oil, coolant, power steering fluid, brake fluid, and windshield wiper fluid levels in your car. Make sure everything is ship shape.
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.
Hit a bullseye on a real dartboard from regulation distance, it's 7 feet 9.25 inches FYI.
Take a team photo at the Memorial Belltower at NC State. Tell us in the caption why it was built.
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
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.
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with all passport stamps visible.
Evening - TIMEFRAME (5pm-7pm) - ... Find us at Halifax Mall. The challenge takes some time to complete, plan accordingly.
Play a pop song on a kazoo tag the song in your caption.
Take a photo near the globe at the North Carolina Musuem of Natural Sciences. Tell us a little-known scientific fact in your caption.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
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.
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.
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day really special.
Whittle yourself a spoon and eat some soup with it.
Convince a non-Questival participant to paint their face with the logo of your favorite sports franchise
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.
Get at least 15 high fives in 15 seconds from people not participating in the Questival.
Find a busy public place and recite some lyrics from Neil Diamond as thoughtfully as possible.
Get help from strangers and spell "QUESTIVAL" using one human body as each of the letters. (Other questival participants do not count as strangers for this one.)
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 >)
Do your best parkour moves at a local park. Loudly state the word "Parkour" while performing these daring moves.
Get 50 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Catch a fish outdoors in a natural body of water with a rod and reel.
Skip a rock at least 7 times on water.
Film a video out in the wilderness illustrating how to find a clean and safe natural water source for drinking.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
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.
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.
Have a teammate hold their breath while completely submerged underwater for as long as they can. Submit timelapse footage and record the total time in the description. (don't forget your totem)
Perform your best belly flop at a public pool. Get everyone's attention first. Really go for it!
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
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly.
Afternoon - TIMEFRAME (noon-2pm) - Find us at Moore Square in raleigh. Plan accordingly, checkpoint closes at 2:00pm exactly.
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)
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second commercial for The Triangle.
Cheer for a plane as you watch it take off from the RDU Observation Deck
Get a celebrity with over 5,000 followers to tweet/retweet something with our hashtag and Twitter handle, @cotopaxi (prove with screenshot).
Donate healthy nonperishable food to the homeless shelter or food bank of your choice. Minimum two items per teammate.
Mail a sweet potato to a friend using the US Postal Service. Yes, a potato and no box is needed.
Eat two crickets #doubledareyou.
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
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)
Go to a busy pedestrian area, put on your headphones and karaoke your heart out to your favorite song, the whole song, BE LOUD. (aka "Headphone Karaoke")
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your elbows.
Politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Walk like a flock of chickens across a very public place. Get clucking! (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis. (store bought cookies do not count)
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
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).
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Impress us with your connections/access to one of North Carolina's college sports teams.
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator.
Recreate "The Shot" from Duke Basketball history.
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
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.
Hug the official State Tree of North Carolina. Tell us what it is in the caption.
Go to Duke University Chapel
Find a little free library/tiny library. Borrow a book and leave a book video explaining your selection. #readingisFUNdamental
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Film a video of a teammember eating a can of food as fast as they can with "The Can Opener" bridge in the background, (during daylight hours).
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.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Craft a canoe out of cardboard and float a teammate in it. Must float for 5 seconds minimum and teammate must stay dry.
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don’tletthemdie
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunrise Saturday is at about 7:10 am)
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.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
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"
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Cross the border with another state. Take a video at the border doing your best Michael Jackson dance moves. #beatit
Get llama nail art.
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.
Find out what the North Carolina State Motto is, than film a video illustrating how your team lives up to it
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Post a photo from Questival to your blog and put the url in the caption. (Screenshot).
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
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)
Take a video of a team member drinking High Brew in motion via paddle, surf, swim, hike, bike, etc.
Get 100 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing Bicycle Race by Queen together whilst doing so.
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.
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Write a note with 10 things you love about The Triangle and leave it for someone else to find.
Visit your favorite Karaoke bar/restaurant spot and sing your heart out.
Get a major league athlete or celebrity to say "Cotopaxi makes Gear for Good."
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)
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
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.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Give a stranger not participating in the questival a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
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)
Choreograph a team dance and perform it with audible music in a crowded area. Get permission first from the owner/operator of the crowded area unless it is a free public space. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
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 and photograph a North Carolina State Quarter.
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Plan a 3 day backpacking meal, film a video explaining what you would bring and share some backpacking food tricks and tips
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Give one of your team members a performance review in a real boardroom.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal moment from your childhood. Dig deep.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
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.
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty. That's right; double armwrestling.
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Go rollerskating/rollerblading and hold a limbo contest. How low can you go?
Show us your best team roller skating dance moves in a venue of your choosing, make it fabulous.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
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)
Personally thank a current/former professor/teacher/coach for the impact they have had on your life. Phone, facetime or skype.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Create a 15 second video telling what your favorite State park is and why.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunset friday is at about 7:30 pm)
Play Giant "Beer" Pong at the Festival with another team
Eat something from one of the check-in party food vendors and take a quick pic.
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)
Take a team photo with the Mt. Cotopaxi backdrop located on the back side of the store tents.
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.
Grab a High Brew at check-in and save it for a challenge that will come later.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
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.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite adventure movie with a brief explanation why.