Take a picture with the official state pet of Colorado.
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.
Join forces with another team and choreograph a 15 second fight scene (fake fight scene, think action movie). Two totems required.
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-2pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Sloans Lake Park (Northwest side Near Sheridan and W Byron Pl, 39.752619, -105.052205), complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 1 stamp. Plan acordingly, checkpoint closes at 2:00pm exactly.
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly
Take a photo or video of a real or stuffed Ovis canadensis . No not a picture or any other facsimile of a buffalo.
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
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.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
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)
Enjoy some a snack (maybe some Country Archer Jerky) in the wilderness somewhere with your team.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Go to a driving range and hold a team long-drive competition. Record your longest drive.
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.
Partake in a rocky mountain oyster with no hands.
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Colorado state motto means to you.
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
Cross the border with another state. Take a video at the border doing your best Michael Jackson dance moves. #beatit
Take a photo or video of a real or stuffed buffalo. No not a picture or any other facsimile of a buffalo.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Leave a book at a little free library/tiny library (not a public or city library). Take a video explaining your addtion. #readingisFUNdamental
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.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second commercial for the City of Denver
Find and photograph a Colorado, Arizona, Utah and New Mexico State Quarter arrange them like the four corners.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
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.
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
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 a 15 second video explaining your logo.
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.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
Visit Boulder's legal grafitti wall and as a team make an addition and include your team name.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Lay face down motionless in a public area for 60 seconds or until a stranger comes to check on you. Timelapse. ((Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in also don't forget your totem)
Write a note with 10 things you love about Colorado and leave it for someone else to find.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Go to a busy part of Boulder's Pearl Street put on your headphones and karaoke your heart out to your favorite song, the whole song, BE LOUD. (aka "Headphone Karaoke")
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
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)
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Fit entire team in a phone booth, a real enclosed booth like the kind superman would use or tardis.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Play a round of Giant "Beer" Pong, Giant Connect Four or Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
Take a selfie or a team picture with Miguel the Llama. (We will announced from the stage when Miguel arrives)
Share some food/drink with one of your teammates.
Take part in one of the "Follow-the-Llama" Dance competitions that take place on the stage, get a photo/video of someone from your team participating. #goforthegold!
Pick two teammates and do your best impersonation of the giant white statues at the check-in.
Seek out the Bobo's Oat Bars team and get a free sample for you and your team.
Donate to the IRC by clicking on this link. Take a screenshot of your donation to an IRC rep in the tent next to the Cotopaxi Store. They'll give you a piece of fabric to write a "Message of Hope" to a refugee.
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.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Grab a High Brew sample for you and your team. Take a photo with your delicious beverages. Save at least one for a later challenge.