Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
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.
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of Burlington.
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
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)
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons.
Video of a team member slam dunking a basketball on a regulation 10' high hoop (if you're short get creative).
Convince a non-Questival participant to paint their face with the logo of your favorite sports franchise
Challenge another team to a 100 meter swim race in an olympic size pool. Two totems required in the submission. (Timelapse)
Perform your best belly flop at a public pool. Get everyone's attention first. Really go for it!
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
Do a quick 200 meter swim in an olympic size pool. Congrats Swimmer Winner. Post a timelapse of your feat. (don't forget your totem)
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds on Church Street.
Go to a busy part of Church Street put on your headphones and karaoke your heart out to your favorite song, the whole song, BE LOUD. (aka "Headphone Karaoke")
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you origamized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Get 15 high fives in 15 seconds from 15 different people not participating in the questival.
Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
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
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
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.
Tandem cartwheel with a teammate for at least one full rotation. (need a lesson? tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Find and photograph "Democracy" by W.F. Herrick. Tell us what it means to you in your caption.
Find and photograph a unique looking downtown bike rack designed by Kat Clear
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
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 an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
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.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Visit the Lake Champlain Monster Monument and tell a scary story to your teammates.
Film a video out in the wilderness illustrating how to find a clean and safe natural water source for drinking.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Filter water from a natural source and drink it. Water must be properly filtered and no a kitchen filter does not filter properly.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Visit the Burlington Earth Clock during daylight hours. Figure out how to use it to well what time of day it is, and upload a video showing us how.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Challenge a stranger that is not a questival participant to a 50-100 meter foot race in a public park that is not a checkpoint. Be a good sport win or lose.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
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)
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
Boulder one problem outdoors.
Fit your whole team on a paddleboard and paddle at least 10 feet out into a natural body of water.
Show us your best volleyball serve over an actual volleyball net at a real volleyball court with a volleyball.
Show us your best team roller skating dance moves in a venue of your choosing, make it fabulous.
Go rollerskating/rollerblading and hold a limbo contest. How low can you go?
Walk two lengths of a slackline without falling off. Timelapse video. Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in.
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.
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Find and photograph "Whale Tails" by Jim Sardonis
Leave a book at a little free library/tiny library (not a public or city library). Take a video explaining your addition. #readingisFUNdamental
Cool off in a natural waterfall (in = completely under getting wet).
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Get llama nail art.
Do a little research about fire safety and upload a video sharing what you learned.
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly
Donate $10 to the IRC by visiting https://www.rescue.org/cotopaxi then upload a screenshot of your donation.
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
Find a birds nest with eggs in it IN NATURE. NOT EGGS YOU BOUGHT FROM A STORE. Real bird eggs.
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 >
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal memory from your childhood. Dig deep.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include Burlington 2017.
Whittle yourself a spoon and eat some soup with it.
Create a 15 second Rube Goldberg machine.
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing Bicycle Race by Queen together whilst doing so.
Do a wheelie on a bike for 4 seconds or longer.
Do a 'track' stand for 8 full seconds on a bike. No balance assistance allowed.
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented.
Take your time with the incline; hike a fun 2,300 ft of elevation to the top of Mount Hunger. Take a team picture from the summit.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Eat a dish featuring the official state flavor of Vermont, tell us what you ate and where you got it in your caption.
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.
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
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.
Hug the official state tree of Vermont. Tell us what it is in your caption.
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
Eat the official state fruit of vermont prepared your favorite way. Tell us what it is in your caption.
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)
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campsite. 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.
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
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.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around your campsite. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around your campsite. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Take a Quick 1.3 mile hike to the top of Mount Mansfield. Take a 15 second video of you at the summit and the valleys below.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Corden @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Drink water from a freshwater spring (a spring is a point where groundwater flows out of the ground, and is thus where the aquifer surface meets the surface of the earth).
Roadtrip to Emily’s Bridge in Stowe. Take a picture there at night and see if you capture any ghosts.
Visit "Ben & Jerry's Flavor Graveyard". Tell us what your favorite flavor is in your caption.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
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.
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Vermont
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.
Find and photograph a Maine license plate. The real thing not a photo or any other facsimile.
Have a member of the truth team snap your picture in front of the #FinishtIt mural in the truth zone.
Play one of the yard games set up in the festival area against another team.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at The Champlain Valley Exposition having parked legally and lawfully or taken public transportation.