Snail Team 6
Find a way to physically illustrate the official Wisconsin State motto, and tell us what it means to your team
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Choreograph a team dance and perform it with audible music in a crowded area. Get permission first from the owner/operator of the crowded area unless it is a free public space. (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)
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (6pm-7pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Brittingham Park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp. Plan accordingly the challenge takes some time to complete.
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Eat two crickets #doubledareyou.
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include Madison 2017.
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.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
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)
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
Visit the world's largest scrap metal sculpture.
Do a flip into a pond, river or lake.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Eat some cheese curds while treading water in one of the lakes near Madison. Tell us where you got the cheese from in you caption.
Watch a sunset. 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.
Hike the East Bluff Trail to Devil's Doorway, (2.4 miles). Take a picture up there.
Do a bellyflop off a public dock into a lake
Take a dip at Devil's Lake State Park. Upload a photo collage of your team at the entrance sign, and in the water.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
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.
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
Film a video out in the wilderness illustrating how to find a clean and safe natural water source for drinking.
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
Filter water from a natural source and drink it. Water must be properly filtered and no a kitchen filter does not filter properly.
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)
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of public transit.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
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)
Go to a busy part of downtown put on your headphones and karaoke your heart out to your favorite song, the whole song, BE LOUD. (aka "Headphone Karaoke")
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-1pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Burr Jones Park, (aka Burr Jones Field), complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 1 stamp. Plan extra time, checkpoint closes at 1:00pm exactly.
Video of a team member slam dunking a basketball on a regulation 10' high hoop (if you're short get creative).
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
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.
Leave a book at a little free library/tiny library (not a public or city library). Take a video explaining your addition. #readingisFUNdamental
Donate healthy nonperishable food to the homeless shelter or food bank of your choice. Minimum two items per teammate.
Find and photograph a New Mexico State Quarter.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
Eat the official state pastry of Wisconsin. Tell us what it is in your caption.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
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 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.
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
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.
In honor of Madison hosting the 2017 Reebok CrossFit games, have a teamate either do 2 pistol squats, or 15 burpees.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
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.
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
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Give a toast to a teamate with the official State Beverage of Wisconcin
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Donate $10 to the IRC by visiting https://www.rescue.org/cotopaxi then upload a screenshot of your donation.
Take a photo knighting one of your teamates in front of the Red Gym
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
Find a statue of the 16th president of the United States on University of Wisconsin-Madison campus
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.)
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
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.
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
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.
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)
Visit your favorite Karaoke bar/restaurant spot and sing a song your heart out.
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of Madison
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Wisconsin
Visit the Wisconsin State Capitol
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
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!
Write a note with 10 things you love about Wisconsin and leave it for someone else to find.
Find and photograph a Maine license plate. The real thing not a photo or any other facsimile.
Have a teammate record you participating in a challenge at the truth zone & upload the video. You can win sweet truth merch!
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.
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 member of the truth team snap your picture in front of the #FinishtIt mural in the truth zone
Play a round of Cornhole, or giant connect 4, at the Festival with another team.
Pick up your 18L Luzon Daypack, and take a team photo showing us which colors you chose.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite adventure movie with a brief explanation why.
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.