Hug a pinus monophylla or pinus longaeva.
Convince a non-Questival participant to paint their face with the logo of your favorite sports franchise
Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Find a busy public place and recite some lyrics from Neil Diamond as thoughtfully as possible.
Make a 15 second commercial for the the City of Las Vegas
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)
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.
Plan a 3 day backpacking meal, film a video explaining what you would bring and share some backpacking food tricks and tips
Do a centipede massage train with a stranger in a busy area (the person in the back has control and whatever she/he does with their fingers, the others have to do) Put the stranger at the front of the centipede. #service
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Find the Art-O-Mat vending machines on the strip. Buy some art if you feel so inclined.
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
film a video illustrating how to find a clean natural water source
Make a scarf out of a blanket and talk to people in a public place in a British accent about fancy things.
Lay face down motionless in a public area for 60 seconds or until a stranger comes to check on you. Timelapse. (Check-in/checkpoints don't count also don't forget your totem)
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)
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with all passport stamps visible.
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
2 - TIMEFRAME (5-7pm) - We'll be at Bellagio Fountains for a puzzling experience.
Ride a unicycle
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, 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
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
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.
Hold a Naṭarājāsana (*yoga move) in a creative outdoor (scenic) location for full 15 second video #hard
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunset Saturday in Las Vegas is at 6:24pm)
Recreate your favorite Nevada historical moment.
Hold a Adho Mukha Śvānāsana (*yoga move) in a creative outdoor (scenic) location for full 15 second video #intermediate
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.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Go tandem longboarding while singing Unchained Melody.
Hold a Śavāsana (*yoga move) in a creative outdoor (scenic) location for full 15 second video #beginner
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Find a Razor scooter, and shoot a 15 second demo video trying to get sponsored.
Walk two lengths of a slackline without falling off. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** - Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal moment from your childhood. Dig deep.
Create a 15 second Rube Goldberg machine.
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 >
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette.
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Perform a blind taste test with a cornstarch packing peanut and a puffy cheeto.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
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.
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
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of public transit.
Perform your best belly flop at a public pool. Get everyone's attention first. Really go for it!
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Get 50 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Find and photograph a Maine license plate. The real thing not a photo or any other facsimile.
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)
Challenge another team to a 100 meter swim race in an olympic size pool. Two totems required in the submission. (Timelapse)
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
Perform your best pencil dive off a high dive into a pool (12' or higher).
Cotopaxi Questival book club: recommend your favorite book with brief explanation why.
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-2pm) - Grab a stamp on your passport when you meet us at the top of the short Exploration Peak Park Hike. We'll be at the top. of the hike waiting to say hi.
Do a team cheer with the Vegas skyline in the background atop Exploration Peak during open hours.... no trespassing. :)
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Summit Exploration Peak 1.4 miles easy.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Visit Exploration Park and make a 15 second westerm movie - Only available during park hours.
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.
Impromptu rolled-up sock dodgeball with non-Questival participants who agree to play with you.
Make a 15 second video of you suggestion what food should be the official state food of Nevada.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Play a pop song on a kazoo tag the song in your caption.
As a team sing the state song of Nevada. Sing it loud sing it proud.
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Nevada state motto means to you.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Visit a town with a population below 500. Take a picture by the population sign. No sign, no points.
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.
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
Sing a Joshua Tree your favorite U2 song. Make sure that your are really giving it your best.
Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Show us the best deal you can get on food with a coupon
Fit entire team in a phone booth, a real enclosed booth like the kind superman would use or tardis.
Find a lactating farm animal (i.e. cow, goat, etc.), and with permission from the owner, squirt the milk directly into your mouth.
Donate blood while wearing dracula teeth.
Photo with an octogenarian, maybe if you're lucky maybe they'll tell you some stories.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Whittle yourself a spoon and eat some soup with it.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Write a note with 10 things you love about Nevada/Las Vegas and leave it for someone else to find.
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
Post a photo from Questival to your blog and put the url in the caption. (Screenshot).
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Cross the border with another state. Take a video at the border doing your best Michael Jackson dance moves. #beatit
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
Find/procure/dig-up a bolo tie and give us your best impression of what you think someone who wears a bolo tie would say.
Visit the Hoover Dam and reenact a scene from any movie filmed there.
While camping share a meal with another team over a campfire. Two totems required in the submission.
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)
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire.
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 s'mores over a campfire add an extra ingredient and share your recipe in the caption.
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around a campfire.
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire.
While camping in the wilderness make a commercial for a cologne/perfume based on the scent of campfire. Channel your inner Chanel™.
Take a photo or video with a wild Sagebrush
Share a campsite with another team. Two totems required in the submission.
Feed one of your teamates a piece of Country Archer Jerky in a creative way
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire.
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Craft a canoe out of cardboard and float a teammate in it. Must float for 5 seconds minimum and teammate must stay dry.
Do a flip into a pond, river or lake.
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
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.
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
Eat two crickets #doubledareyou.
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunrise Saturday in Las Vegas is at 6:47am)
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)
Go to a higly foot-trafficked part of Las Vegas (maybe Fremont). Put on your headphones and karaoke your heart out to your favorite song, the whole song, BE LOUD. (aka "Headphone Karaoke")
Visit the "Pipe Dream" statue and do your best blue man group impersonation.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Nevada
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. (don't forget your totem)
Howl at the moon as a team at midnight (Be quiet and respectful of your neighbors if you have sleeping neighbors nearby).
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** - Full 15 second freestyle rap with an enterage of strangers somewhere along Fremont Street or the Las Vegas strip
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
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.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your elbows.
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.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Find an awesome stranger who you think would be down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall. Find someone who is not participanting in the Questival.
Hold a formal hula hoop Contest with stranger
Go to a public place where music is playing (not the check-in festival) and challenge a stranger to a dance battle. Make it legit. Create non-monetary stakes. Loser pays up.
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
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
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Walk like a flock of chickens across a very public place. Get clucking! Complete this challenge outside of check-in/checkpoints)
Hold a staring contest with stranger while casually eating a piece of fruit..... don't break eye contact 15 second minimum.
Arm wrestle a stranger, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Find a stranger who has the same birthday as you and provide proof.
Get llama nail art.
Find and photograph a Nevada State Quarter.
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 a real llama (Cusco) OR Miguel the Llama (We will announced from the stage when Miguel arrives)
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.
Make a snapchat post at the festival and use The Questival geofilter. (Screenshot)
Pick up 20 pieces of trash in/around the Container Park and throw it away in the proper bin. Take a picture of your bounty before tossing it.
Go to LAYOP. Search their store to find the name of our LAYOP Kids Turtle. Take a picture of his name when you find it and get a FREE sticker prize from them.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at the Container Park having parked legally and lawfully or having used public transport.
Explore the innovative and beautiful Container Park and take a team photo at the Treehouse.
Play Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team
Visit NothingButNets.net learn a fact about malarya then Visit the Nothing But Nets booth and make a 15 second video sharing your new found knowledge.
Grab a bag of Country Archer Jerky at check-in and save it for a challenge that will come later
Grab a can of High Brew Coffee Drink (at least one) at check-in and save it for a challenge that will come later
Start a public dance party and using the Michael Jackson's "Beat It". Get at least 5 strangers involved.
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite adventure movie with a brief explanation why.
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.
Come up with and film a 15 second team handshake or cheer.