The Never Nudes
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons."
Recreate your favorite scene from The Breakfast Club in honor of Porland native Judd Nelson, who played John Bender.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
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.
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)
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Put a picture of Lavar Burtons face on a kite and fly it high, just like Reading Rainbow. Don't forget to sing the theme song.
Take a team photo in front of the Portland Observatory. Tell us what year it was built in your caption.
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 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Go to a busy part of Commercial Street put on your headphones and karaoke your heart out to your favorite song, the whole song, BE LOUD. (aka "Headphone Karaoke")
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Take a photo next to a piece of the Berlin Wall. Tell us what year the Berlin Wall came down in your caption.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
Challenge another questival team to a best of 3 penalty kick competition using a regulation goal two totems in the submission. #goallllllllll
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (5pm-6pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Post Office Park, (next to Tommy's Park), complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp. Plan accordingly the challenge takes some time to complete.
Leave a book at a little free library/tiny library (not a public or city library). Take a video explaining your addition. #readingisFUNdamental
Get 50 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Go to a public place where music is playing and challenge a stranger not participating in questival to a dance battle. Make it legit. Create non-monetary stakes. Loser pays up. (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.
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
Take a bite of the official State Dessert of Maine. Tell us who you think makes the best version of it in your caption.
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)
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
Cool off in a natural waterfall (in = completely under getting wet).
Swing into a pond, river or lake from a rope swing.
Do a flip into a pond, river or lake.
Kayak to an island and have a small picnic there, (Make sure you have the right equipment/experience for this challenge and/or go with someone who does).
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
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-1pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Back Cove Park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 1 stamp. Plan extra time, checkpoint closes at 1:00pm exactly.
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Go to a local thrift store and find a unique item. Take said item to a crowded area, ask a quiz question and then deliver the item to a stranger for a correct response. Record their reaction.
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
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.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Play a pop song on a kazoo/harmonica. Tag the song in your caption.
Write a note with 10 things you love about Maine and leave it for someone else to find.
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)
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you origamized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
Reenact your favorite scene from a movie adapted from a Stephen King book
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Give a toast to one of your teamates and then take a swig of the official State Soft Drink of Maine. Tell us what it is in your caption.
Eat a spoonfull of the official State Sweetener of Maine. Tell us what it is in your caption
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.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
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.
Bowl a strike at a bowling alley... then moonwalk backwards and yell Questival.
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.
Very politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
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.
Find and photograph a statue of Portland Native John Ford. Tell us one of the films he won an oscar for in your caption.
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of Portland
Visit your favorite Karaoke bar/restaurant spot and show us your best karaoke performance
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
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.
Eat some raw oysters as a team from a reputable source. Tell us where yo went in your caption.
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.
Find and photograph a Maine license plate. The real thing not a photo or any other facsimile.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Take a team photo in front of Our Lady of Victories
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include Portland 2017.
Play a round of Giant Connect Four or 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.
Donate to the IRC by clicking on this link. Upload a screenshot of your donation to receive points for this challenge.
Pick up your 18L Luzon Daypack, and take a team photo showing us which colors you chose.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
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.
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.