The A Team
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-2pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Mountain Lake Park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 1 stamp. Plan extra time, checkpoint closes at 2:00pm exactly.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of public transit.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
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.
Pick up 100 pieces of trash at a local San Francisco PARK, recycle what you can and put the rest in the trash. Take a video clearly showing what you gathered.
Hold a formal hula hoop Contest with stranger not participating in the Questival.
Find the 13 trees planted to represent the original colonies. Take a photo of the plaque commemorating this forgotten monument
Visit the small columned memorial of the destruction of 1906 that sits on the edge of a lake
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
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.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Go to St Louis Alley in Chinatown and in slow motion recreate fight scene from the movie "Big Trouble in Little China".
Go to a busy part of China Town, put on your headphones and karaoke your heart out to your favorite song, the whole song, BE LOUD. (aka "Headphone Karaoke")
Eat the treat that was "invented" at San Francisco's own Japanese Tea Garden at the Japanese Tea Garden
Drop off flowers in honor of the heroes at Heroes Grove Memorial
In the Financial District find the Banker's Heart sculpture and confess one of your deepest secrets to it (don't step on the greenery please!).
Take a science-y team photo outside of the California Academy of Sciences museum. Come back another day for a proper visit (San Francisco resident free day info tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Skip a rock at least 7 times on water.
Get 50 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Take a photo of the Camera Obscura & Holograph Collection #someta
Make your way through the Labyrinth at Land’s End
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Find the eight sided house that was once used to watch for incoming ships at the Golden Gate.
Enjoy the view of "Three Gems" has to offer
Lands End Coastal Trail - 3.5 mi. Easy (Take a picture at the Sutro Baths)
As a team, peep the Ruins of the Sutro Baths
Do your best "windmill" dance move in front of a real Dutch Windmill
Show us your best volleyball serve over an actual volleyball net at a real volleyball court with a volleyball.
Take a photo of a real live San Francisco Bison during daylight hours
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
Visit the Financial District and take a video of the corporate goddesses #zoom
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
Take a photo of an alley way plaque that reads “On approximately this spot, Miles Archer, partner of Sam Spade, was done in by Brigid O’Shaughnessy.”
Take a seat next to the Ruth Asawa’s Fountain
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Give one of your team members a performance review in a real boardroom.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
Make a video telling us something you learned about Lotta's Fountain *with the fountain in the background*
Find and photograph the Admission Day Monument Octopuses
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Play a game of Twister in front of the sculpture nicknamed, the "Quebec Libre Fountain".
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
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)
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.
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.
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.
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 >
Take a video of your team doing the official state dance of California on any pier
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds on The Embarcadero street
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
Drink a cup of coffee with the Hills Bros. Coffee Drinker statue.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Get llama nail art.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Create a 15 second Rube Goldberg machine.
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of San Francisco
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
Craft a canoe out of cardboard and float a teammate in it. Must float for 5 seconds minimum and teammate must stay dry.
Perform your best belly flop at a public pool. Get everyone's attention first. Really go for it!
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Take a 15 second video and tell what the California state motto means to you.
Eat an entire Cynara cardunculus var. scolymus
As a team sing the state song of California. Sing it loud sing it proud.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
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.
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Make a tutorial on how to remove the seed in an actual Persea Americana
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.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
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.
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include "SF 2017".
Donate $10 to the IRC by visiting https://www.rescue.org/cotopaxi then upload a screenshot of your donation.
Take a team photo visiting of the last remaining relic of San Francisco's glittering 1915 Panama Pacific Exposition
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
Write a note with 10 things you love about San Francisco and leave it for someone else to find.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
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
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Take a stroll through the haunting fairytale art walk. A man-made eucalyptus grove called Wood Line.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Take a selfie in front of a Yoda Fountain
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Visit the San Francisco pet cemetery
Take part in the "Follow-the-Llama" Dance competition, get a photo/video of someone from your team participating. #goforthegold!
Take a selfie or a team picture with Miguel the Llama. (We will announced from the stage when Miguel arrives)
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.
Make a 15 second video about your favorite product Cotopaxi makes and tell us why!
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Take a team photo with your new Luzon backpacks in a creative way. #art
Purchase a Cotopaxi product from our mobile store (at this Questival!), and take a photo using it in the wild.
Play a round of Giant "Beer" Pong, 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.