Personally thank a current/former professor/teacher/coach for the impact they have had on your life. Phone, facetime or skype.
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.
Go to a busy pedestrian area of downtown put on your headphones and karaoke your heart out to your favorite song, the whole song, BE LOUD. (aka "Headphone Karaoke")
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
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.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Mail a sweet potato to a friend using the US Postal Service. Yes a potato and no box is needed.
Take a load off and do some urban hammocking in a creative place. Be respectful of your anchor points when choosing a location.
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.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
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.
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.
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)
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Collect 50 pieces of trash along a hiking trail and recycle what you can. #dogood
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.
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.
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your elbows.
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
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 >
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
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.
Write a note with 10 things you love about Sacramento and leave it for someone else to find.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of public transit.
Find a busy public place and recite some lyrics from Neil Diamond as thoughtfully as possible.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Find a little free library/tiny library. Borrow a book and leave a book video explaining your selection. #readingisFUNdamental
Do your best parkour moves at a local park. Loudly state the word "Parkour" while performing these daring moves.
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
Put a picture of Lavar Burtons face on a kite and fly it high, just like Reading Rainbow. Don't forget to sing the theme song.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
Go tandem longboarding while singing Unchained Melody.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
Find a birds nest with eggs in it IN NATURE. NOT EGGS YOU BOUGHT FROM A STORE. Real bird eggs.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette.
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented.
Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
Find a Razor scooter, and shoot a 15 second demo video trying to get sponsored.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Get 50 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
As a team sing the state song of California. Sing it loud sing it proud.
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second commercial for the Central valley of California.
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)
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
Do a flip into a pond, river or lake.
Take a photo or video with the state pet of California.
Hike Clark's Hole Trail and take a team photo at Clarke's Hole.
During daylight hours find and take a team photograph with this statue. Hint, it's not in Sacramento. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Take a 15 second video sharing your favorite hiking trail and explain why.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Perform a blind taste test with a cornstarch packing peanut and a puffy cheeto.
Donate blood while wearing dracula teeth.
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 informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who you think would be down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Get llama nail art.
Do a quick 200 meter swim in an olympic size pool. Congrats Swimmer Winner. Post a timelapse of your feat. (don't forget your totem)
Perform your best belly flop at a public pool. Get everyone's attention first. Really go for it!
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
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Hold a staring contest with stranger while casually eating a piece of fruit..... don't break eye contact 15 second minimum.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
As a team complete an entire fitness class 30 minutes or more (Zumba, Spin, etc.) dressed in head-to-toe aerobics gear. (Timelapse, don't forget your totem)
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Film a video out in the wilderness illustrating how to find a clean and safe natural water source for drinking.
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire.
While camping in the wilderness make s'mores over a campfire add an extra ingredient and share your recipe in the caption.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
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.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around a campfire.
While camping in the wilderness come up with a SUPER clever way of roasting one of your marshmallows for your s'more.
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)
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Find and photograph a California State Quarter.
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
Share a campsite with another team. Two totems required in the submission.
While camping share a meal with another team over a campfire. Two totems required in the submission.
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over 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).
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Visit Sutter St. in Folsom California and sing Folsom Prison Blues by Jonhhy Cash
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Craft your own version of the California state artifact.
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
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.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 5th thing on the menu.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Get 100 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Hit a bullseye on a real dartboard from regulation distance, it's 7 feet 9.25 inches FYI.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
Do your best impression of the state reptile of California.
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)
Go to a bowling alley and challenge a group of strangers to a 'bowl off' and go head to head with them. Losers buy drinks for the winner.
Bowl a strike at a bowling alley... then moonwalk backwards and yell Questival.
Video of a team member slam dunking a basketball on a regulation hoop (if you're short get creative).
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.
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds with the Golden 1 Center in the background.
Take a team photo with the United States heaviest swinging center bridge in the background.
During daylight hours find and take a team photograph with this statue. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Hurdle a full-size garbage can. After you're finished, empty your pockets of any trash.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Walk like a flock of chickens across a very public place. Get clucking! (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
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)
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
Take part as a competior or spectator in the dance off. Get a photo/video of the best dance moves. #goforthegold!
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.
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.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Come up with and film a 15 second team handshake or cheer.
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.
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.