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)
Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Tandem cartwheel with a teammate for at least one full rotation. (need a lesson? tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
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.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
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.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Recreate a famous piece of art using a medium of your choice. Sorry posing as a sculpture does not 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.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
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.
Collect 50 pieces of trash along a hiking trail and recycle what you can. #dogood
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons."
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
Relax, take a breath, and do some Tai Chi at Sunset Cliffs Natural Park during daylight hours.
Find and photograph a Maine license plate. The real thing not a photo or any other facsimile.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (5pm-6pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Mission Bay Park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp. Plan accordingly the challenge takes some time to complete.
Personally thank a current/former professor/teacher/coach for the impact they have had on your life. Phone, facetime or skype.
Visit your favorite Karaoke bar/restaurant spot and sing a song by Blink-182. Preferably one from a Tom Delonge album
As a team sing the state song of California. Sing it loud sing it proud.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Walk across the street as if you were Bernie from Weekend at Bernie's (using a cross walk).
Take a video of a blue house hanging off the edge of a building.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of public transit.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-1pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Sunset Park in Coronado, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 1 stamp. Plan extra time, checkpoint closes at 1:00pm exactly.
Craft a canoe out of cardboard and float a teammate in it. Must float for 5 seconds minimum and teammate must stay dry.
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)
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
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 >)
Eat a fish taco without using your hands.
Craft a canoe out of cardboard and float a teammate in it. Must float for 5 seconds minimum and teammate must stay dry.
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.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal memory from your childhood. Dig deep.
Find a Razor scooter, and shoot a 15 second demo video trying to get sponsored.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Take a team photo from the highest vantage point you can access for FREE. The higher the better. NO DRONES.
Take a picture with a fake California Grizzly. NOT A REAL ONE
Ride a rollercoaster. Minimum one team member. Put your hands up!
During daylight hours one teammate must casually walk into the Pacific Ocean, fully-clothed as if this is a normal everyday activity. Walk at a steady pace. Don't run.
Take a photo of a horse on a carousel.
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)
Go surfing, catch a wave.
Take a 15 second "Baywatch" themed video on the south end of Mission Beach with the lifeguard building in the background.
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of California
Find one of San Diego's few remaining wooden pedestrian suspension bridges and take a team photo on it.
Take a team video on the longest self-anchored pedestrian bridges in the world.
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)
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Find a peaceful outdoors space, sit down and take 5 minutes to relax in silence and enjoy the moment. (Timelapse, don't forget your totem)
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of San Diego
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.)
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.
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Take a creative team photo outside of your favorite Balboa Park museum. Come back another day for a proper visit (San Diego resident free day info tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Take a team photo in front of iconic suburban shrubs cut out as animals. DO NOT TOUCH THE SHRUBS
Post a photo from Questival to your blog and put the url in the caption. (Screenshot).
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
Take a load off and do some urban hammocking in a creative place. Be respectful of your anchor points when choosing a location (i.e. don't cross walkways/pathways)
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
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 sure to include "San Diego 2017".
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
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Take a team photo in front of a building sign that reads "Unarius"
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you organized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
Write a note with 10 things you love about San Diego and leave it for someone else to find.
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.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
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.
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire. Only in permitted campfire areas!
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** - Recreate a scene from "Anchorman". The more authentic, the better. Best 15 second mini-movie wins. (keep it PG)
Share a campsite with another team. Two totems required in the submission. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Review a campground that you camped in during Questival on The Dyrt (Tap this challenge then tap GO >), join The Dyrt, search for and review a campground, then screenshot your campground review.
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
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)
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours & only in permitted campfire areas.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
While camping share a meal with another team over a campfire. Two totems required in the submission. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours & only in permitted campfire areas.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours & only in permitted campfire areas.
While camping at in the wilderness make a commercial for a cologne/perfume based on the scent of campfire. Channel your inner Chanel™. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours & only in permitted campfire areas.
While camping in the wilderness make s'mores over a campfire add an extra ingredient and share your recipe in the caption. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours & only in permitted campfire areas.
While camping in the wilderness come up with a SUPER clever way of roasting one of your marshmallows for your s'more. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours & only in permitted campfire areas.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours & only in permitted campfire areas.
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.
Hold a formal hula hoop Contest with stranger not participating in the Questival.
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Write a six-word story about Cotopaxi.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
As a team do a 15 second 'Backpack Kid' dance in a busy area of the Gaslamp District. Have a stranger film.
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Go to a busy part of the Gaslamp District put on your headphones and karaoke your heart out to your favorite song, the whole song, BE LOUD. (aka "Headphone Karaoke")
Take a 15 second video and tell what the California state motto means to you.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Hug an arecaceae, make it feel loved.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Tell us something you learned from the 7:15pm app explanation (it happens from the stage).
Eat something from one of the check-in party food vendors and take a quick pic.
Play a round of Giant Connect Four or Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
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 selfie or a team picture with Miguel the Llama. (We will announced from the stage when Miguel arrives)
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.
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.
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.