Nemos Finding Chi
Share the state snack of Illinois with a tourist that is out enjoying the city.
As a team sing the state song of Illinois. Sing it loud sing it proud.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Take a picture with a current or former player from a professional sports franchise in person. No statues, old screengrabs or any other facsimile.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (6pm-7pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Wayward Collective (1551 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60622), complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp.
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.
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons."
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.
Write a note with 10 things you love about Chicago and leave it for someone else to find.
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)
Take a creative team picture with the city flag of Chicago.
Make large signs and cheer on a random park sporting event, make sure they know you're a fan and make them feel like an allstar.
Video of a team member slam dunking a basketball on a regulation 10' high hoop (if you're short get creative).
Visit the Oz Park statues during daylight hours and take a team video skipping along as you sing a song from the Wizard of Oz or the Wiz.
Visit the Oz Park. Take a Video in front of one of the characters from the film and recite a line they said in the film. ( Tin Man, the Scarecrow, the Cowardly Lion, Dorothy, and Toto.)
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
Take a team photo with a willing CTA employee. (Don't disturb anyone operating a vehicle/train)
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
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Trade a piece of clothing with a stranger that is not participating in the Questival. FOR KEEPS!
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
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.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
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)
Show us your best team roller skating dance moves in a venue of your choosing, make it fabulous.
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Engagement themed team photo at the Enchanted Forest at Maggie Daley Park (only during park hours)
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Take a picture with a current or former player from the one of Chicago's professional sports teams, Blackhawks, White Sox, Cubs, Bears, Fire . The actual person not a photo, statue or any other facsimile.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Impress us with your connections/access to one of Chicago's professional sports teams.
Go to a busy part of the Loop put on your headphones and karaoke your heart out to your favorite song, the whole song, BE LOUD. (aka "Headphone Karaoke")
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Go tandem longboarding while singing "Don't Go Breaking My Heart".
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
Get some water in your mouth and do what this fountain does with it in the background. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Prize challenge! Find a splash pad or fountain that allows people to be in it, casually walk through fully clothed while carrying an umbrella. Again only fountains/splash pads that allow people in them!
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.
Using the art of perspective, take a creative photo with the Cloud Gate.
Get 50 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Make a video of you running around Buckingham Fountain. 15 seconds or less. Timelapse video works great. Don't get in the fountain.
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.
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of Chicago.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Go rollerskating/rollerblading and hold a limbo contest. How low can you go?
Very politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
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)
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)
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you origamized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
Get 100 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Do a flip into a pond, river or lake.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
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)
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
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.)
Hold a formal hula hoop Contest with stranger not participating in the Questival.
Find and photograph together the state quarters from Illinois, Wisconsin, Iowa, Missouri, Kentucky, Indiana
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-1pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Milton Lee Olive Park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 1 stamp. Plan extra time, checkpoint closes at 1:00pm exactly.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Eat two crickets #doubledareyou.
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
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
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.
Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Take a picture with a stuffed beaver. A real one in person not a photo of one.
Visit Chicago's oldest business C.D. Peacock Jewelers(founded 1837). Take a picture in front of the shop. Totem Required.
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
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.
Filter water from a natural source and drink it. Water must be properly filtered and no a kitchen filter does not filter properly.
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Film a video out in the wilderness illustrating how to find a clean and safe natural water source for drinking.
Start a campfire without matches, a lighter, or starter fluid (fire must be contained inside a legal fire pit). Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
While camping in the wilderness make s'mores over a campfire add an extra ingredient and share your recipe in the caption. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over 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.
Find a sand dune outside of IL, hike to the top and sled down (there are at least 2 within 1:30 of the city).
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)
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Cross the border with another state. Take a video at the border doing your best Michael Jackson dance moves. #beatit
Cross the border with Wisconsin. Take a video at the border doing your best Willem Dafoe impression.
Recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
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.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include Chicago 2017.
Convince a non-Questival participant to paint their face with the logo of your favorite sports franchise
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
Enjoy your favorite Chicago dog with no hands. Post the location in the caption.
Perform at an open mic night at a comedy club (not a karaoke bar, come on guys). Give it your best shot. #youcandoit
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.
Visit your favorite Karaoke bar/restaurant spot and sing a song by Smashing Pumpkins or STYX.
Hit a bullseye on a real dartboard from regulation distance, it's 7 feet 9.25 inches FYI.
Go to a bowling alley and challenge a group of strangers to a 'bowl off' and go head to head with them. Losers buy drinks for the winner.
Bowl a strike at a bowling alley... then moonwalk backwards and yell Questival.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Donate to the IRC by clicking on this link. Post a screenshot of your donation.
Go to a driving range and hold a team long-drive competition. Record your longest drive.
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
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Challenge another questival team to a best of 3 penalty kick competition using a regulation goal two totems in the submission. #goallllllllll
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. 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 >)
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Take part in the "Follow-the-Llama" Dance competition, get a photo/video of someone from your team participating. #goforthegold!
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
Take a selfie or a team picture with Miguel the Llama. (We will announced from the stage when Miguel arrives)
Have a teammate record you in a challenge at the truth zone & upload the video. You can win sweet truth merch & claim Questival points.
Have a member of the truth team snap your picture in front of the #FinishIt mural in the truth zone
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.
Play a round of Giant "Beer" Pong, Giant Connect Four or Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
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.
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.