Let Your Freak Flag Fly
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Take a picture with a current or former player from the one of Chicago's professional sports teams, Blackhawks, White Sox, Cubs, Bears, Fire . The actual person not a photo, statue or any other facsimile.
Using the art of perspective, take a creative photo with the Cloud Gate.
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)
Get 15 high fives in 15 seconds from 15 different people not participating in the questival.
Get some water in your mouth and do what this fountain does with it in the background. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
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 everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
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
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.
Leave a book at a little free library/tiny library (not a public or city library). Take a video explaining your addition. #readingisFUNdamental
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.
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of Chicago.
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons."
Enjoy your favorite Chicago dog with no hands. Post the location in the caption.
Find a sand dune outside of IL, hike to the top and sled down (there are at least 2 within 1:30 of the city).
Go to a busy part of the Loop put on your headphones and karaoke your heart out to your favorite song, the whole song, BE LOUD. (aka "Headphone Karaoke")
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.)
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
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.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Video a teamate Yodeling in the middle of the Agora statues. Make sure totem is visible. 15 seconds.
Find the Statue of the 3 Livonian Wolves. Take a 15 second video reciting part of the tale found on the link. Have your totem in your video.
Boulder one problem outdoors.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
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 of a team member slam dunking a basketball on a regulation 10' high hoop (if you're short get creative).
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal memory from your childhood. Dig deep.
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.
Prize challenge! Find a splash pad or fountain that allows people to be in it, casually walk through fully clothed while carrying an umbrella. Again only fountains/splash pads that allow people in them!
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Eat two crickets #doubledareyou.
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
Eat a beetle #doubledareyou.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
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.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
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.
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
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.
Create a 15 second Rube Goldberg machine.
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)
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
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)
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Donate to the IRC by clicking on this link. Post a screenshot of your donation.
Find one of Chicago's two remaining wood paved alleys and take a team photo.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow.
Go to a driving range and hold a team long-drive competition. Record your longest drive.
Take a creative team picture with the city flag of Chicago.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Send a net. Save a life. - As a team Donate $10 or more to Nothing But Nets at nothingbutnets.net/cotopaxi then upload a screenshot of your donation.
Have a teammate record you in a challenge at the truth zone & upload the video. You can win sweet truth merch & claim Questival points.
Have a member of the truth team snap your picture in front of the #FinishIt mural in the truth zone
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include Chicago 2017.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Play a round of Giant "Beer" Pong, Giant Connect Four or 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)
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.