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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.
During daylight hours take a 15 second video with the state capital building in the background and tell what the California state motto means to you.
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.
As a team sing the state song of California. Sing it loud sing it proud.
Find and photograph a Maine license plate. The real thing not a photo or any other facsimile.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
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.
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")
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
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)
PRIZE CHALLENGE! Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal memory from your childhood. Dig deep.
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator.
Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
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)
Find a busy public place and recite some lyrics from Neil Diamond as thoughtfully as possible.
Do your best parkour moves at a local park. Loudly state the word "Parkour" while performing these daring moves.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second commercial for the Central valley of California.
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.
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
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.
Get the best deal you can get on food with a coupon.
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.
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
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.
Mail a sweet potato to a friend using the US Postal Service. Yes a potato and no box is needed.
Find a little free library/tiny library. Borrow a book and leave a book video explaining your selection. #readingisFUNdamental
Boulder one problem outdoors.
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of California.
Do the state dance of California with another team.
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.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
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)
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Hold a staring contest with stranger while casually eating a piece of fruit..... don't break eye contact 15 second minimum.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your elbows.
Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who you think would be down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Walk like a flock of chickens across a very public place. Get clucking! (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
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)
Perform a 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.
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing Bicycle Race by Queen together whilst doing so.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
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.
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)
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Craft your own version of the California state artifact.
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Do your best impression of the state reptile of California.
Take a 15 second video sharing your favorite hiking trail and explain why.
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.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds with the Golden 1 Center in the background.
During daylight hours find and take a team photograph with this piece of art. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
During daylight hours find and take a team photograph with this statue. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Take a team photo with the United States heaviest swinging center bridge in the background.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Write a note with 10 things you love about Sacramento and leave it for someone else to find.
Take a load off and do some urban hammocking in a creative place. Be respectful of your anchor points when choosing a location.
Eat something from one of the check-in party food vendors and take a quick pic.
Take part as a competior or spectator in the dance off. Get a photo/video of the best dance moves. #goforthegold!
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.
Play Giant "Beer" Pong at the Festival with another team
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.
Play cornhole at the Festival with another team