Run like the Winded
As a team sing the state song of California. Sing it loud sing it proud.
Take a creative team picture with the city flag of LA or the State flag of California.
Visit the Griffith Observatory grounds during open hours and take a team photo with the observatory in the background.
Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (6pm-7pm) - Location Lake Hollywood Park (3160 Canyon Lake Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90068). Obey all posted parking signs and traffic laws when arriving and departing.
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
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)
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)
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. #westhollywood (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
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")
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
Take a team photo from the highest vantage point you can, document with a screengrab in Snapchat using the altitude filter. Must be over 400'.
Make a 15 second mash up of your favorite songs of the summer. Yes, You will be singing. :)
Eat at a roadside diner, order the th 7th thing on the menu.
Write a note with 10 things you love about LA and leave it for someone else to find.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-1pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Venice Beach (in the grass near the skatepark. GPS 33.987036, -118.474487). complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your stamp. Checkpoint closes at 1:00pm exactly.
With Muscle Beach in the background film a 15 second video of your team posing as if you were in a bodybuilding competition. One may opt out to film. #schwarzenegger
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.
Enjoy some Country Archer Jerky in the wilderness somewhere with your team
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)
Relax, take a breath, and do some Tai Chi on any public beach during daylight hours.
Find a busy public beach and casually walk into the ocean with your street clothes on. Bring a towel!
Visit your favorite local beach, as a team collect 100 pieces of trash. Recycle as much as you can. Take a video clearly showing what you gathered.
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Hold a staring contest with stranger not participating in the questival while casually eating a piece of fruit..... don't break eye contact 15 second minimum.
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.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Visit the Prevent Wildfire CA website watch the full campfire safety video and share a fact you learned.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth #itburns
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
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.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
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.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include LA 2017.
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Visit the Chandelier Tree when it is lit up in the evening. Take team photo as if it will be the cover of your new album. Don't trespass and feel free to donate to the meter.
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.
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.
Find and take a team photograph with this statue. #ChinaTown (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Take a video of a teammate whistling like "Steamboat Willie" in front of the Walt Disney Concert Hall at the Music Center.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Take an artsy picture of the Broad Museum; the outside. When you're a little less rushed swing back in and visit the Museum. Its free.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Eat something from one of the check-in party food vendors and take a quick pic.
Find this art installation and take a peaceful team photo. Check link for photo, tap this challenge then tap GO >
Grab a bag of Country Archer Jerky for you team at check-in and save it for a challenge that will come later.
Find these signs in Los Angeles State Historic Park and take a team photo, in the caption put something you learned about Los Angeles State Historic Park. Check link for photo, tap this challenge then tap GO >
Find the “Monument to Sharing” in Los Angeles State Historic Park and take a video reading from your favorite planter. Check link for photo, tap this challenge then tap GO >
Find the statue in Los Angeles State Historic Park by Anna Sew Hoy titled “Psychic Body Grotto” and film a 15 second interpretive dance. Check link for photo, tap this challenge then tap GO >
Play a round of Giant "Beer" Pong, Giant Connect Four or Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
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.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Stop by the Kevita booth and have a sample then do your best yoga pose with the booth in the background.
Come up with and film a 15 second team handshake or cheer.
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.
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.