Carpe Aestatem - Collier/Butler
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)
Boulder one problem outdoors.
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Complete this challenge where swimming is permitted. Bring a towel!
Find a way to record your fastest fastball pitch, either softball or baseball. Put the MPH in the description and what you threw.
During daylight do some cloud watching or sky watching if there are no clouds at Commons Park. Make sure to check out the cone thingy.
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.
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (5pm-7pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Speer Blvd Park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp.Plan acordingly, checkpoint ends at 7:00pm exactly.
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Do your best parkour moves at a local park. Loudly state the word "Parkour" while performing these daring moves.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Pick up at least 100 pieces of trash at a local park, recycle what you can and put the rest in the trash. Take a video clearly showing all of the litter you gathered.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Recreate your favorite Colorado sports moment and tag the hero of your story on social media.
Get 15 high fives in 15 seconds from 15 different people not participating in the questival.
During daylight hours do a touchdown celebration dance with Mile High Stadium in the background, yes the actual stadium.
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
Challenge a non-Questival participant to a jump rope competition in a public space. Provide the jump ropes and offer a prize if they win. #goodsportsmanship
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.
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.)
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
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)
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.
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, loudly sing Bicycle Race by Queen together whilst doing so.
Do a humans of New York style post about a strange 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 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.
Leave a book at a little free library/tiny library (not a public or city library). Take a video explaining your addtion. #readingisFUNdamental
Skip a rock at least 7 times on water.
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.
Mail a small sweet potato to Bob Hampton (at 351 S. Auto Dr; Boise, ID. 83709) using the US Postal Service. Yes a potato and no box is needed. Bob just loves sweet potatoes.
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.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Hold a formal hula hoop Contest with stranger not participating in the Questival.
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal memory from your childhood. Dig deep.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Do your best gymnastics trick on a trampoline that you have permission to use. The rest of your team needs to hold up judging point cards.
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)
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
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.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
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.
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Colorado state motto means to you.
Go tandem longboarding while singing "Don't Go Breaking My Heart".
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
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 >
Play a pop song on a kazoo/harmonica. Tag the song in your caption.
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
Very politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
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.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Join forces with another team and choreograph a 15 second fight scene (fake fight scene, think action movie). Two totems required.
Challenge another questival team to a best of 5 penalty kick competition using a regulation goal two totems in the submission. #goallllllllll
Enjoy some a snack (maybe some Country Archer Jerky) in the wilderness somewhere with your team.
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
Fit entire team in a phone booth, a real enclosed booth like the kind superman would use or tardis.
Take a creative team picture with the the city flag of Denver.
Take a load off and do some urban hammocking in a creative place. Be respectful of your anchor points when choosing a location (i.e. don't cross walkways/pathways)
Find a Razor scooter, and shoot a 15 second demo video trying to get sponsored.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented.
As a team sing the state song of Colorado. Sing it loud sing it proud.
As a team find this statue and take a picture of your kindest teammate posing with it. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Find and take a team photograph with this statue. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Walk two lengths of a slackline without falling off. Timelapse video. Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Take a photo or video of a real or stuffed Ovis canadensis . No not a picture or any other facsimile of a buffalo.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Find and take a team photograph with this adorable statue. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second commercial for the City of Denver
Get 50 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Get 100 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
Write a note with 10 things you love about Colorado and leave it for someone else to find.
Plan a 3 day backpacking meal, film a video explaining what you would bring and share some backpacking food tricks and tips
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Take a photo or video of a real or stuffed buffalo. No not a picture or any other facsimile of a buffalo.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
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.
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds on the 16th Street Mall during daylight hours.
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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)
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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.
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.
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
While camping share a meal with another team over a campfire. Two totems required in the submission. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Share a campsite with another team. Two totems required in the submission. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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 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.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
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.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of public transit.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
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)
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator
Swing into a pond, river or lake from a rope swing.
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Seek out the Bobo's Oat Bars team and get a free sample for you and your team.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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.
Play a round of Giant "Beer" Pong, Giant Connect Four or Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
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!
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.
Pick two teammates and do your best impersonation of the giant white statues at the check-in.
Start a public dance party and using the Michael Jackson's "Beat It". Get at least 5 strangers involved.
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.
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.
Come up with and film a 15 second team handshake or cheer.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite adventure movie with a brief explanation why.