COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (5pm-7pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Gateway Park West Side, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp. The Questival app closes at 7:00pm plan time for the challenge.
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
Do your best parkour moves at a local park. Loudly state the word "Parkour" while performing these daring moves.
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator
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)
Take a 15 second video outside of your favorite Smithsonian Museum and tell why it's your favorite.
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds on the National Mall during daylight hours.
Find and take a team photograph with this piece of art during daylight hours. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Face swap with a stranger not participating in the Questival post a video of the results.
Give a stranger not participating in the questivala compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Find and photograph a Maine license plate. The real thing not a photo or any other facsimile.
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)
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
Take a creative team picture with the the flag of D.C.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
At checkpoint #1 on Saturday, invite another team to dance the official state folk dance of Maryland. (Two totems required)
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-2pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at (Meridian Hill Park), complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp. Plan time to complete the challenge, the checkpoint closes at 2:00pm exactly.
Relax for a few minutes in what be the smallest park in D.C., Sonny Bono Memorial Park.
Tandem cartwheel with a teammate for at least one full rotation. (need a lesson? tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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.
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)
Get two pool noodles and go head to head with a teammate in the state sport of Maryland.
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)
Hold a formal hula hoop Contest with stranger not participating in the Questival.
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Donate healthy nonperishable food to the homeless shelter or food bank of your choice. Minimum two items per teammate.
Leave a book at a little free library/tiny library (not a public or city library). Take a video explaining your addition. #readingisFUNdamental
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
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.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
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)
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.
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
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.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Write a note with 10 things you love about D.C./Arlington and leave it for someone else to find.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Impress us with your connections/access to one of D.C or Maryland's professional sports teams.
Get 100 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
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. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
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 >
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients
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!
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
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.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Maryland state motto means to you.
Go to a busy part of M St in Georgetown, put on your headphones and karaoke your heart out to your favorite song, the whole song, BE LOUD. (aka "Headphone Karaoke")
Take a possessed team photo at The Exorcist Stairs.
Cross the border with another state. Take a video at the border doing your best Michael Jackson dance moves. #beatit
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
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.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
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!
Donate to the IRC by clicking on this link, then submit a screenshot of your donation to complete the challenge
Play a round of Giant "Beer" Pong, Giant Connect Four or Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
Find and photograph the three chalk llamas hidden on the sky bridge at Gateway Park. Post a collage.
Take a team photo with the Washington monument in the background from the sky bridge at Gateway Park.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
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.
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.