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.)
Trade a piece of clothing with a stranger that is not participating in the Questival. FOR KEEPS!
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Post a photo from Questival to your blog and put the url in the caption. (Screenshot).
Very politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
Eat two crickets #doubledareyou.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Recreate your favorite Colorado sports moment and tag the hero of your story on social media.
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.
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.
Film a video out in the wilderness illustrating how to find a clean and safe natural water source for drinking.
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Visit your favorite Karaoke bar/restaurant spot and sing a song by any Colorado local artist.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
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.
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)
Video of a team member slam dunking a basketball on a regulation hoop (if you're short get creative).
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 and photograph a Maine license plate. The real thing not a photo or any other facsimile.
Play a pop song on a kazoo/harmonica. Tag the song in your caption.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of public transit.
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
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.
Get 15 high fives in 15 seconds from 15 different people not participating in the questival.
Take a photo or video of a real or stuffed buffalo. No not a picture or any other facsimile of a buffalo.
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds on the 16th Street Mall during daylight hours.
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.
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator
Give one of your team members a performance review in a real boardroom.
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)
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Do your best parkour moves at a local park. Loudly state the word "Parkour" while performing these daring moves.
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.
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Colorado state motto means to you.
Find and take a team photograph with this statue. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Impress us with your connections/access to one of Denver's professional sports teams.
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
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
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)
As a team find this statue and take a picture of your kindest teammate posing with it. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
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.
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Take a picture with the official state pet of Colorado.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Face swap with a stranger not participating in the Questival post a video of the results.
During daylight hours do a touchdown celebration dance with Mile High Stadium in the background, yes the actual stadium.
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)
Hold a formal hula hoop Contest with stranger not participating in the Questival.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Join forces with another team and choreograph a 15 second fight scene (fake fight scene, think action movie). Two totems required.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
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.
As a team sing the state song of Colorado. Sing it loud sing it proud.
Fit your whole team on a paddleboard and paddle at least 10 feet out into a natural body of water.
Perform your best belly flop at a public pool. Get everyone's attention first. Really go for it!
Perform your best pencil dive off a high dive into a pool (12' or higher).
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)
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.
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, loudly sing Bicycle Race by Queen together whilst doing so.
Personally thank a current/former professor/teacher/coach for the impact they have had on your life. Phone, facetime or skype.
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
While camping in the wilderness document/photograph at least 4 different types of wildlife, each unique/from separate animal families. (Don't forget the totem)
Get llama nail art.
Give a team-member a mohawk. Do it right, buzz everything but the spine. fohawks could be grounds for disqualification.
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you origamized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
Get 50 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Skip a rock at least 7 times on water.
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Complete this challenge where swimming is permitted. Bring a towel!
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)
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Craft a canoe out of cardboard and float a teammate in it. Must float for 5 seconds minimum and teammate must stay dry.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Do a flip into a pond, river or lake.
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
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)
Take a creative team picture with the the city flag of Denver.
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.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Write a note with 10 things you love about Colorado and leave it for someone else to find.
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.
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
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 >
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
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.)
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Get 100 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
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)
Cool off in a natural waterfall (in = completely under getting wet).
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Hike the Lubhan trail at Table Mountain and take a team photo from the top overlooking Denver.
Boulder one problem outdoors.
Enjoy some a snack (maybe some Country Archer Jerky) in the wilderness somewhere with your team.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second commercial for the City of Denver
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented.
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
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?
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Go tandem longboarding while singing "Don't Go Breaking My Heart".
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Plan a 3 day backpacking meal, film a video explaining what you would bring and share some backpacking food tricks and tips
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.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
Share a campsite with another team. Two totems required in the submission. 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 video a 15 second scary story around a 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.
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
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 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 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 in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
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.
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
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)
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly
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)
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Find and take a team photograph with this adorable statue. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Leave a book at a little free library/tiny library (not a public or city library). Take a video explaining your addtion. #readingisFUNdamental
Get a celebrity with over 5,000 followers to tweet/retweet something with our hashtag and Twitter handle, @cotopaxi (prove with screenshot).
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Get a major league athlete or celebrity to say "Cotopaxi makes Gear for Good."
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
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)
Seek out the Bobo's Oat Bars team and get a free sample for you and your team.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
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!
Play a round of Giant "Beer" Pong, Giant Connect Four or Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
Pick two teammates and do your best impersonation of the giant white statues at the check-in.
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.
Share some food/drink with one of your teammates.
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.
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.
Come up with and film a 15 second team handshake or cheer.
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.
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.