Not Fast, Just Furious
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.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons.
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.
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (6pm-7pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at The Boardwalk at Waterfront park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp. Plan accordingly the challenge takes some time to complete.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
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.
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
Personally thank a current/former professor/teacher/coach for the impact they have had on your life. Phone, facetime or skype.
Get 50 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Create a 15 second Rube Goldberg machine.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
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)
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of Burlington.
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.
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator
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.
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your 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)
Film a video out in the wilderness illustrating how to find a clean and safe natural water source for drinking.
Collect 50 pieces of trash along a hiking trail and recycle what you can. #dogood
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.
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
Find and photograph "Democracy" by W.F. Herrick. Tell us what it means to you in your caption.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
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)
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.
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 >
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.
Tandem cartwheel with a teammate for at least one full rotation. (need a lesson? tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
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)
Find and photograph a living specimen of either the state bird, state insect, or state butterfly of Vermont. Tell us what it is and where you found it in your caption.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Find a Razor scooter, and shoot a 15 second demo video trying to get sponsored.
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing Bicycle Race by Queen together whilst doing so.
Skip a rock at least 7 times on water.
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.
Do a little research about fire safety and upload a video sharing what you learned.
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.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Do a wheelie on a bike for 4 seconds or longer.
Visit the World's Tallest Filing Cabinet, take a photo in front of it and make it your Linkedin profile picture. Upload a screenshot as proof. Don't forget your totem.
Hug the official state tree of Vermont. Tell us what it is in your caption.
Walk two lengths of a slackline without falling off. Timelapse video. Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in.
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
Donate blood while wearing dracula teeth.
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-1pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Oakledge Park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 1 stamp. Plan extra time, checkpoint closes at 1:00pm exactly.
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include Burlington 2017.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Hit a bullseye on a real dartboard from regulation distance, it's 7 feet 9.25 inches FYI.
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you origamized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
Eat the official state fruit of vermont prepared your favorite way. Tell us what it is in your caption.
Eat a dish featuring the official state flavor of Vermont, tell us what you ate and where you got it in your caption.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
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.
Get llama nail art.
Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Write a note with 10 things you love about Vermont and leave it for someone else to find.
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama
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 an Oregon State Quarter.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Visit your favorite Karaoke bar/restaurant spot and sing your heart out
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Find a man made structure composed of one of the official rocks of the state of vermont. Tell us which rock the structure is made of, and what the structure is in your caption.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Find and photograph a Maine license plate. The real thing not a photo or any other facsimile.
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.
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Donate $10 to the IRC by visiting https://www.rescue.org/cotopaxi then upload a screenshot of your donation.
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.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Find and photograph a unique looking downtown bike rack designed by Kat Clear
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Corden @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Give a toast to a teammate and then take a swig of the official state beverage of Vermont. Tell us what it is in your caption.
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
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.
Purchase a Cotopaxi product from our mobile store (at this Questival!), and take a photo using it in the wild.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at The Champlain Valley Exposition having parked legally and lawfully or taken public transportation.
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.
Have a teammate record you in a challenge at the truth zone & upload the video. You could win sweet truth merch!
Play one of the yard games set up in the festival area against another team.
Have a member of the truth team snap your picture in front of the #FinishtIt mural in the truth zone.
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.