CATalysts of win
Walk like a flock of chickens across a very public place. Get clucking!
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Pay your respects to gravity at the Gravity Research Foundation Monument.
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Do a 'track' stand for 10 seconds on a bike. No balance assistance allowed.
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing Bicycle Race by Queen together whilst doing so.
Find and photograph a Maine license plate. The real thing not a photo or any other facsimile.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients
Grab a High Brew at check-in and save it for a challenge that will come later.
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 >
Partake of the state fruit of Georgia with no hands.
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
Recreate your favorite Georgia sports moment and tag the hero of your story on social media.
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with all passport stamps visible.
2 - TIMEFRAME (5pm-7pm) - Come find us the Jackson Street Bridge for a great view of the city.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunset Saturday is at 6:30pm)
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
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
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
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.
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.
Take a load off and do some urban hammocking in a creative place. Be respectful of your anchor points when choosing a location.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Eat a beetle #doubledareyou.
Make large signs and cheer on a random park sporting event, make sure they know you're a fan and make them feel like an allstar.
Politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele
Have your team crack open a few bottles of champagne or sparkling cider and spray them all over each other like you've just won the indy 500
Mail a sweet potato to a friend using the US Postal Service. Yes a potato and no box is needed.
Do your best parkour moves at a local park. Loudly state the word "Parkour" while performing these daring moves.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Go to a busy part of Peidmont Park during daylight hours, put on your headphones and karaoke your heart out to your favorite song, the whole song, BE LOUD. (aka "Headphone Karaoke")
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Show us your best volleyball serve over an actual volleyball net at a real volleyball court.
Convince a non-Questival participant to paint their face with the logo of your favorite sports franchise
Find one of Atlanta's tiny doors and take a photo with it. http://www.tinydoorsatl.com/
Do a humans of New York style post about someone you meet during the 24 hours of Questival. (Don't forget your totem)
Write a note with 10 things you love about Atlanta and leave it for someone else to find.
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 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 1 of the 2 COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with all passport stamps visible.
1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-2pm) - Meet us at The Meadow at Piedmont Park for a quick brain teaser.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Tandem cartwheel with a teammate for at least one full rotation. (need a lesson? tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Do a wheelie on a bike for 5 seconds or longer.
See how long you can hold a consistent singing note and document the entire thing. Make sure it's loud and that you are in a VERY public place.
Find a little free library/tiny library. Borrow a book and leave a book video explaining your selection. #readingisFUNdamental
Fit entire team in a phone booth, a real enclosed booth like the kind superman would use or tardis.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second commercial for the the City of Atlanta.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Skip a rock at least 7 times on water.
Swing into a pond, river or lake from a rope swing
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette.
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)
Do a backflip into a pond, river or lake.
Filter water from a natural source and drink it. Water must be properly filtered and no a kitchen filter does not filter properly.
Cool off in a natural waterfall (in = completely under getting wet).
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water where allowed with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
Boulder one problem outdoors.
Give a team-member a mohawk. Do it right, buzz everything but the spine. fohawks could be grounds for disqualification.
Find an awesome stranger who you think would be down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. (don't forget your totem)
Arm wrestle a stranger, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Walk two lengths of a slackline without falling off. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
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.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is
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
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Take a video of a team member drinking High Brew in motion via paddle, surf, swim, hike, bike, etc.
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
Whittle yourself a spoon and eat some soup with it.
film a video illustrating how to find a clean natural water source
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
Get llama nail art.
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
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.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented
Go tandem longboarding while singing Unchained Melody.
Plan a 3 day backpacking meal, film a video explaining what you would bring and share some backpacking food tricks and tips
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.
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
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)
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunrise Saturday is at 6:58 am)
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
Howl at the moon as a team at midnight (Be quiet and respectful of your neighbors if you have sleeping neighbors nearby).
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire.
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire.
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your 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 s'mores over a campfire add an extra ingredient and share your recipe in the caption.
While camping share a meal with another team over a campfire. Two totems required in the submission.
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 cook a meal over a campfire.
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around a campfire.
Share a campsite with another team. Two totems required in the submission.
While camping in the wilderness start a campfire without matches, a lighter, or starter fluid (fire must be contained inside a legal fire pit).
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.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
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
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Take a 15 second video as a team reciting the Georgian Creed.
As a team sing the state song of Georgia "Georgia on My Mind". Sing it loud sing it proud.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite movie with brief explanation why.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
Explore the beautiful Grant park and take a team photo from Fort Walker, the second highest natural point in Atlanta. Hint, it's on the south east corner of Grant Park.
Pick up 20 pieces of trash in/around Grant Park and throw it away in the proper bin. Take a picture of your bounty before tossing it.
Hurtle a full-size garbage can. After you're finished, empty your pockets of any trash.
Play Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team
Play Giant "Beer" Pong at the Festival with another team
Eat something from one of the check-in party food vendors and take a quick pic.
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.
Donate to the IRC by clicking on this link (link in column I). 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.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at Grant Park having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Take a team photo with the Cotopaxi logo located on the back side of the store tents.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)