Plan a 3 day backpacking meal, film a video explaining what you would bring and share some backpacking food tricks and tips
Recreate your favorite Nevada historical moment.
Find a busy public place and recite some lyrics from Neil Diamond as thoughtfully as possible.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Impress us with your connections/access to one of Las Vegas Shows (i.e. Blue man group, Donnie Osmond, Penn and Teller, etc.)
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example 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
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.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
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)
Perform your best belly flop at a public pool. Get everyone's attention first. Really go for it!
Make a scarf out of a blanket and talk to people in a public place in a British accent about fancy things.
Challenge a non-Questival participant to a jump rope competition in a public space. Provide the jump ropes and offer a prize if they win. #goodsportsmanship
Challenge a stranger that is not a questival participant to a 50-100 meter foot race in a public park. Be a good sport win or lose.
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.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. (don't forget your totem)
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.
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.
Personally thank a current/former professor/teacher/coach for the impact they have had on your life. Phone, facetime or skype.
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")
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)
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunset Saturday in Las Vegas is at 6:24pm)
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.
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
Hold a staring contest with stranger while casually eating a piece of fruit..... don't break eye contact 15 second minimum.
Write a note with 10 things you love about Nevada/Las Vegas and leave it for someone else to find.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Take a photo or video with a wild Sagebrush
While camping in the wilderness document/photograph at least 4 different types of wildlife, each unique/from separate animal families. (Don't forget the totem)
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Get 100 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Drink water from a freshwater spring.
Drink water from a freshwater spring (a spring is a point where groundwater flows out of the ground, and is thus where the aquifer surface meets the surface of the earth).
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented
Visit an abandoned mining town (Rhyolite).
Skip a rock at least 7 times on water.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 8th thing on the menu.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Ice Box Canyon hike (Red Rock). Beat the heat and make your way down the 2.6 mile trail.
Cotopaxi Questival book club: recommend your favorite book with brief explanation why.
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing Bicycle Race by Queen together whilst doing so.
Make a 15 second commercial for the the City of Las Vegas
Hold a Śavāsana (*yoga move) in a creative outdoor (scenic) location for full 15 second video #beginner
Cross the border with another state. Take a video at the border doing your best Michael Jackson dance moves. #beatit
film a video illustrating how to find a clean natural water source
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
Hold a Aṣṭāvakrāsana (*yoga move) in a creative outdoor (scenic) location for full 15 second video #expert
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds on Fremont Street or the 'Strip'
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
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 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
While camping in the wilderness start a campfire without matches, a lighter, or starter fluid (fire must be contained inside a legal fire pit).
Get low - Visit the lowest location in the US.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Find life in Death Valley - Frolic in the super bloom
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
Hold a Adho Mukha Śvānāsana (*yoga move) in a creative outdoor (scenic) location for full 15 second video #intermediate
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Go tandem longboarding while singing Unchained Melody.
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.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
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.
Eat two crickets #doubledareyou.
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
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.
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)
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Show us the best deal you can get on food with a coupon
Sing a Joshua Tree your favorite U2 song. Make sure that your are really giving it your best.
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator
Hold a Naṭarājāsana (*yoga move) in a creative outdoor (scenic) location for full 15 second video #hard
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
Visit a historic site/ do a hike that is not on this list but should be.
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around a campfire.
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.
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire.
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 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 a commercial for a cologne/perfume based on the scent of campfire. Channel your inner Chanel™.
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire.
Filter water from a natural source and drink it. Water must be properly filtered and no a kitchen filter does not filter properly.
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
Cool off in a natural waterfall (in = completely under getting wet).
Get 50 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunrise Saturday in Las Vegas is at 6:47am)
Share a campsite with another team. Two totems required in the submission.
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)
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.
Make a 15 second video of you suggestion what food should be the official state food of Nevada.
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Nevada state motto means to you.
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.)
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Bowl a strike at a bowling alley... then moonwalk backwards and yell Questival.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Go to a bowling alley and challenge a group of strangers to a 'bowl off' and go head to head with them. Losers buy drinks for the winner.
Howl at the moon as a team at midnight (Be quiet and respectful of your neighbors if you have sleeping neighbors nearby).
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Hold a formal hula hoop Contest with stranger
Hurdle a full-size garbage can. After you're finished, empty your pockets of any trash.
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.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Have an accurate 'weigh in' ala the weigh-ins at a UFC event. Convince a stranger to be the one facing off with you.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
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
Arm wrestle a stranger, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Find and photograph a Nevada State Quarter.
Feed one of your teamates a piece of Country Archer Jerky in a creative way
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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.
Find and take a team photograph with this working sculpture. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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 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.
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)
Make a snapchat post at the festival and use The Questival geofilter. (Screenshot)
Explore the innovative and beautiful Container Park and take a team photo at the Treehouse.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at the Container Park having parked legally and lawfully or having used public transport.
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.
Grab a bag of Country Archer Jerky at check-in and save it for a challenge that will come later
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.
Grab a can of High Brew Coffee Drink (at least one) at check-in and save it for a challenge that will come later
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.
Come up with and film a 15 second team handshake or cheer.
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.