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
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.
Donate $10 to the IRC by visiting https://www.rescue.org/cotopaxi then upload a screenshot of your donation.
Collect 50 pieces of trash along a hiking trail and recycle what you can. #dogood
Take a 15 second video and tell what the California state motto means to you.
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Try and find the last standing Standard Oil gas station
Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Visit the smallest park in San Francisco and take a team photo. "M__y E___n P______t P__k"
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons.
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of San Francisco
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (5pm-7pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Lafayette Park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp. Plan accordingly the challenge takes some time to complete.
Challenge a stranger that is not a questival participant to a 50-100 meter foot race in a public park that is not a checkpoint. Be a good sport win or lose.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Visit the small columned memorial of the destruction of 1906 that sits on the edge of a lake
Do your best "windmill" dance move in front of a real Dutch Windmill
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
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.)
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Have a teammate hold their breath while completely submerged in a natural body of water for as long as they can. Submit timelapse footage and record the total time in the description. (don't forget your totem)
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (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.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Make a photo collage of 4 types of flowers at the Botanical Gardens in Golden Gate Park. Make sure your totem is in each photo!
Make a video of your team walking though Mescaline Grove with Jurassic Park music in the background
Take a photo of a real live San Francisco Bison during daylight hours
Pay your respects to the fairies at Faery Door in Golden Gate Park
Show us your best volleyball serve over an actual volleyball net at a real volleyball court with a volleyball.
Take a science-y team photo outside of the California Academy of Sciences museum. Come back another day for a proper visit (San Francisco resident free day info tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Lands End Coastal Trail - 3.5 mi. Easy (Take a picture at the Sutro Baths)
Drop off flowers in honor of the heroes at Heroes Grove Memorial
Take a photo or video with a wild Eschscholzia californica
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.
Mount Sutro Historic Trail - 1 mi. Easy (Take a picture in the open space reserve)
As a team, peep the Ruins of the Sutro Baths
Find the 13 trees planted to represent the original colonies. Take a photo of the plaque commemorating this forgotten monument
Get 50 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Take a photo of the Camera Obscura & Holograph Collection #someta
Make your way through the Labyrinth at Land’s End
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
As a team sing the state song of California. Sing it loud sing it proud.
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-2pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Mountain Lake Park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 1 stamp. Plan extra time, checkpoint closes at 2:00pm exactly.
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
Eat two crickets #doubledareyou.
Take a photo in front of the oldest bar in San Francisco
Go to a busy part of China Town, put on your headphones and karaoke your heart out to your favorite song, the whole song, BE LOUD. (aka "Headphone Karaoke")
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal memory from your childhood. Dig deep.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Go to St Louis Alley in Chinatown and in slow motion recreate fight scene from the movie "Big Trouble in Little China".
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
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.
Hug a Sequoiadendron giganteum
In the Financial District find the Banker's Heart sculpture and confess one of your deepest secrets to it (don't step on the greenery please!).
Visit the Financial District and take a video of the corporate goddesses #zoom
Take a photo of an alley way plaque that reads “On approximately this spot, Miles Archer, partner of Sam Spade, was done in by Brigid O’Shaughnessy.”
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Take a seat next to the Ruth Asawa’s Fountain
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator
Make a video telling us something you learned about Lotta's Fountain *with the fountain in the background*
Find and photograph the Admission Day Monument Octopuses
Play a game of Twister in front of the sculpture nicknamed, the "Quebec Libre Fountain".
Make a tutorial on how to remove the seed in an actual Persea Americana
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Eat an entire Cynara cardunculus var. scolymus
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
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 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)
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.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of public transit.
Take a video of your team doing the official state dance of California on any pier
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of California
Drink a cup of coffee with the Hills Bros. Coffee Drinker statue.
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second Bob Ross tutorial video on how to paint the Painted Ladies in front of the Painted Ladies. Be sure to use an easel and the color "Van Dyke Brown".
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 >
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
Do a quick 200 meter swim in an olympic size pool. Congrats Swimmer Winner. Post a timelapse of your feat. (don't forget your totem)
Perform your best belly flop at a public pool. Get everyone's attention first. Really go for it!
Post a photo from Questival to your blog and put the url in the caption. (Screenshot).
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Take a team picture at Clarion Alley with your favorite street art in the background. #mission
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.
Go to (Mission) Delores Park and find the Golden Fire Hydrant. Do 'foot fires' as a team as fast as you can with the hydrant in the video. #feetsohot
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include "SF 2017".
Visit the cemetery of the first Mexican governor of Alta California, Captain Luis Arguello *during daylight hours*
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Write a note with 10 things you love about San Francisco and leave it for someone else to find.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Find the eight sided house that was once used to watch for incoming ships at the Golden Gate.
Visit your favorite Karaoke bar/restaurant spot and sing a song by SF band, 4 Non Blondes.
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
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.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
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).
Take a selfie in front of a Yoda Fountain
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Visit the San Francisco pet cemetery
Take a team photo visiting of the last remaining relic of San Francisco's glittering 1915 Panama Pacific Exposition
Make a video of your team conducting the music coming from The Wave Organ
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Make a 15 second video about your favorite product Cotopaxi makes and tell us why!
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.
Take a selfie or a team picture with Miguel the Llama. (We will announced from the stage when Miguel arrives)
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 your new Luzon backpacks in a creative way. #art
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!
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.
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.