Document the largest living spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
Get 15 high fives in 15 seconds from 15 different people not participating in the questival.
Make a 15 second mash up of your favorite songs of the summer. Yes, You will be singing. :)
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons."
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Take a team photo with the Hollywood sign.
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!
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth #itburns
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
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.
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.
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.
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
Perform your best belly flop at a public pool or beach. Get everyone's attention first. Really go for it!
Go rollerskating/rollerblading and hold a limbo contest. How low can you go?
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.
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.
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
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 flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** As a team recreate this amazing family photo as accurately as possible. See Link.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Find a busy public beach and casually walk into the ocean with your street clothes on. Bring a towel!
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)
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Filter water from a natural source and drink it. Water must be properly filtered and no a kitchen filter does not filter properly.
Collect 50 pieces of trash along a hiking trail and recycle what you can. #dogood
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
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 document/photograph at least 4 different types of wildlife, each unique/from separate animal families. (Don't forget the totem)
Get llama nail art.
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.
Dress up as Gandalf (or any wizard, witch, or sorcerer); locate a bridge in Venice and chant "you shall not pass". 15 Second Video.
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.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
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.
Donate $10 to the IRC by visiting https://www.rescue.org/cotopaxi then upload a screenshot of your donation.
Video of a team member slam dunking a basketball on a regulation 10' high hoop (if you're short get creative).
Visit the Chandelier Tree when it is lit up in the evening. Take team photo as if it will be the cover of your new album. Don't trespass and feel free to donate to the meter.
Stop by Colorado Street Bridge; take a team picture overlooking the city.
Find a Razor scooter, and shoot a 15 second demo video trying to get sponsored.
Visit your favorite local beach, as a team collect 100 pieces of trash. Recycle as much as you can. Take a video clearly showing what you gathered.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Show us your best team roller skating dance moves in a venue of your choosing, make it fabulous.
Relax, take a breath, and do some Tai Chi on any public beach during daylight hours.
Film a 15 second video of a team member longboarding, scooting, rollerblading, or riding a tricycle and dancing to "Would you ever" by Skrillex and Poo Bear. Watch the video. for inspiration.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
With Muscle Beach in the background film a 15 second video of your team posing as if you were in a bodybuilding competition. One may opt out to film. #schwarzenegger
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-1pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Venice Beach (in the grass near the skatepark. GPS 33.987036, -118.474487). complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your stamp. Checkpoint closes at 1:00pm exactly.
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap at your campsite. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story at your campsite. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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
Eat at a roadside diner, order the th 7th thing on the menu.
Take a team photo from the highest vantage point you can, document with a screengrab in Snapchat using the altitude filter. Must be over 400'.
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Play a pop song on a kazoo/harmonica. Tag the song in your caption.
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song at your campsite. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
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.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Hike to Bee Rock in Griffith Park, Take a team #selfie at the end! 2.6 mile loop; Carry water. Totem Required.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Visit the Old Griffith Park Zoo; take a picture of the old stone Cages.
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you origamized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
Take a team photo from the sidewalk outside of Randyland in Echo Park. Do not attempt to enter or disturb the occupants.
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Film a video out in the wilderness illustrating how to find a clean and safe natural water source for drinking.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
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.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
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.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Enjoy some Country Archer Jerky in the wilderness somewhere with your team
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
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)
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include LA 2017.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. #AnimalAlleyLA (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Find the tallest building in LA and California. (Hint it was finished in 2017). Take a team picture here. Put the name of the building in the caption.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Hit a bullseye on a real dartboard from regulation distance, it's 7 feet 9.25 inches FYI.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Take an artsy picture of the Broad Museum; the outside. When you're a little less rushed swing back in and visit the Museum. Its free.
Take a video of a teammate whistling like "Steamboat Willie" in front of the Walt Disney Concert Hall at the Music Center.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Visit Olvera Street, take a photo in the center of the market as a team. #selfie Totem Required
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.
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.)
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Give 5 smiley face or star stickers to strangers on the street, tell each person they are awesome! Make a photo collage of you with your smiling people. Totem Required.
Challenge a stranger that is not participating in the Questival to a jump rope competition in a public space. Provide the jump ropes and offer a prize if they win. #goodsportsmanship
Hold a formal hula hoop Contest with stranger not participating in the Questival.
Convince a stranger that is not participating in the questival to paint their face with the logo of your favorite sports franchise
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Visit the Prevent Wildfire CA website watch the full campfire safety video and share a fact you learned.
Find this statue make the same knot then take a team photo with your knot and the statue. #jtown (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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)
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)
Find these signs in Los Angeles State Historic Park and take a team photo, in the caption put something you learned about Los Angeles State Historic Park. Check link for photo, tap this challenge then tap GO >
Take a 15 second video and tell what the California state motto means to you.
Find the “Monument to Sharing” in Los Angeles State Historic Park and take a video reading from your favorite planter. Check link for photo, tap this challenge then tap GO >
Find this art installation and take a peaceful team photo. Check link for photo, tap this challenge then tap GO >
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Take part in the "Follow-the-Llama" Dance competition, get a photo/video of someone from your team participating. #goforthegold!
Stop by the Kevita booth and have a sample then do your best yoga pose with the booth in the background.
Play a round of Giant "Beer" Pong, Giant Connect Four or Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
Eat something from one of the check-in party food vendors and take a quick pic.
Grab a bag of Country Archer Jerky for you team at check-in and save it for a challenge that will come later.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
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.
Start a public dance party and using the Michael Jackson's "Beat It". Get at least 5 strangers involved.
Come up with and film a 15 second team handshake or cheer.
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.