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.
Create your own Questival challenge and film your team doing it. Tell us what it is in the caption and post on social media inviting your friends to complete your challenge as well. Use the hashtag #QuestivalDaily"
Post a photo from Questival to your blog and put the url in the caption. (Screenshot).
Get 100 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Get 50 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Take a picture with a current or former player from a professional sports franchise in person. No statues, old screengrabs or any other facsimile.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Impress us with your connections/access to one of North Carolina's college sports teams.
Do your best parkour moves at a local park. Loudly state the word "Parkour" while performing these daring moves.
Donate blood while wearing dracula teeth.
Collect 50 pieces of trash along a hiking trail and recycle what you can. #dogood
Hike to the summit of Occoneechee mountain (2 miles) take a photo up there. (tap this challenge, then tap GO for more info)
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
Donate healthy nonperishable food to the homeless shelter or food bank of your choice. Minimum two items per teammate.
Take a video of a team member drinking High Brew in motion via paddle, surf, swim, hike, bike, etc.
Visit a town with a population below 500. Take a picture by the population sign. No sign, no points.
Hike Cabelands Trail to Eno Quary Trail (2 miles) and take a photo at the Quary (the swimming hole) (tap this challenge, then tap GO for more info)
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
Hike Sal's Branch Trail (2.6 miles), upload a photo collage including a trail sign and a photo of the lake. (tap this challenge, then tap GO for more info)
Hike Blue Jay Point Trail (.7 miles) take a photo when you get to the water. (tap this challenge, then tap GO for more info)
Hike Reedy Creek Lake Trail just to Reedy Creek Lake and take a photo there (1.2 miles) (tap this challenge, then tap GO for more info)
Take a team photo at the Memorial Belltower at NC State. Tell us in the caption why it was built.
Take a team photo in front of one of the statues at the North Carolina Capital. Tell us why the statue is important in your caption.
Take a photo near the globe at the North Carolina Musuem of Natural Sciences. Tell us a little-known scientific fact in your caption.
Cheer for a plane as you watch it take off from the RDU Observation Deck
Find this place, and go there with your team. Tell us where it is in the caption. (tap this challenge then tap GO to see what we mean)
Go to Duke University Chapel
Recreate "The Shot" from Duke Basketball history.
Show us your team's best touchdown celebration with either Wallace Wade Stadium, Kenan Memorial Stadium or Carter–Finley Stadium in the background, (during daylight hours).
Take a picture with a current or former football player from UNC, NC State, or Duke. The actual person not a photo, statue or any other facsimile.
Find and photograph a North Carolina State Quarter.
Take a photo with either the North Carolina State Flower, or North Carolina State Wildflower. Must be a real-life living specimen. Tell us what you chose in the caption.
Hug the official State Tree of North Carolina. Tell us what it is in the caption.
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.
Create a piece of chalk art (see link example, do something original) on a public walkway somewhere in The Triangle, (but not at one of our checkpoints)
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day really special.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of public transit.
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with all passport stamps visible.
Evening - TIMEFRAME (5pm-7pm) - ... Find us at Halifax Mall. The challenge takes some time to complete, plan accordingly.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunset friday is at about 7:30 pm)
Find a birds nest with eggs in it IN NATURE. NOT EGGS YOU BOUGHT FROM A STORE. Real bird eggs. Don't disturb them.
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.
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)
While camping in the wilderness come up with a SUPER clever way of roasting one of your marshmallows for your s'more.
Fit entire team in a phone booth, a real enclosed booth like the kind superman would use or tardis.
Get llama nail art.
Trade a piece of clothing with a stranger that is not participating in the Questival. FOR KEEPS!
Find and photograph a Hawaii license plate. The real thing not a photo or any other facsimile.
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
Take a load off and do some urban hammocking in a creative place. Be respectful of your anchor points when choosing a location.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don’tletthemdie
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.)
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 7th thing on the menu.
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second commercial for The Triangle.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Afternoon - TIMEFRAME (noon-2pm) - Find us at Moore Square in raleigh. Plan accordingly, checkpoint closes at 2:00pm exactly.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Find out what the North Carolina State Motto is, than film a video illustrating how your team lives up to it
Do a wheelie on a bike for 4 seconds or longer.
Do a 'track' stand for 10 seconds on a bike. No balance assistance allowed.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
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.
Video of a team member slam dunking a basketball on a regulation hoop (if you're short get creative).
Show us your best team roller skating dance moves in a venue of your choosing, make it fabulous.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
Filter water from a natural source and drink it. Water must be properly filtered and no a kitchen filter does not filter properly.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Ride a unicycle
Film a video out in the wilderness illustrating how to find a clean and safe natural water source for drinking.
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around a campfire.
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)
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.
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire.
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire.
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.
Howl at the moon as a team at midnight (Be quiet and respectful of your neighbors if you have sleeping neighbors nearby).
Get a celebrity with over 5,000 followers to tweet/retweet something with our hashtag and Twitter handle, @cotopaxi (prove with screenshot).
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis. (store bought cookies do not count)
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunrise Saturday is at about 7:10 am)
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your 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 dowse a campfire.
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
Whittle yourself a spoon and eat some soup with it.
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
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.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Give one of your team members a performance review in a real boardroom.
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Write a note with 10 things you love about The Triangle and leave it for someone else to find.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented
Eat something from one of the check-in party food vendors and take a quick pic.
Take part in the "Follow-the-Llama" Dance competition, get a photo/video of someone from your team participating. #goforthegold!
Play Giant "Beer" Pong at the Festival with another team
Grab a High Brew at check-in and save it for a challenge that will come later.
Take a team photo with the Mt. Cotopaxi backdrop located on the back side of the store tents.
Play Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
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.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite adventure movie with a brief explanation why.
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.