The Foursome Of Nature
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
Do a 'track' stand for 8 full seconds on a bike or razor scooter. No balance assistance allowed.
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
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.
Do a wheelie on a bike for 4 seconds or longer.
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing Bicycle Race by Queen together whilst doing so.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you origamized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
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 living specimen of the official state insect of Ohio. Treat it with respect.
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
Purchase a Cotopaxi product from our Merch tent (at this Questival!), and take a photo using it in the wild.
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)
Cool off in a natural waterfall (in = completely under getting wet).
Visit Hayden Run Falls.
Trade a piece of clothing with a stranger that is not participating in the Questival. FOR KEEPS!
Very politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
Leave a book at a little free library/tiny library (not a public or city library). Take a video explaining your addition. #readingisFUNdamental
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Video of a team member slam dunking a basketball on a regulation 10' high hoop (if you're short get creative).
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.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Show us your best volleyball serve over an actual volleyball net at a real volleyball court with a volleyball.
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
Recreate your favorite Ohio State sports moment and tag the hero of your story on social media.
During daylight hours do a touchdown celebration dance with the Ohio Stadium in the background.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Take a photo with either a living or taxidermied specimen of the official state bird of Ohio. Tell us what it is in your caption.
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.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Take a team photo in front of the Topiaries in The Topiary Park
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
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)
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 >
Go to a busy part of Short North put on your headphones and karaoke your heart out to your favorite song, the whole song, BE LOUD. (aka "Headphone Karaoke")
Find and photograph a giant sideways mural of the Mona Lisa
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
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)
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.
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
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.
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.
Fit entire team in a phone booth, a real enclosed booth like the kind superman would use or tardis.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
Donate healthy nonperishable food to the homeless shelter or food bank of your choice. Minimum two items per teammate.
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
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
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-1pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Scioto Audubon park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 1 stamp. Plan extra time, checkpoint closes at 1:00pm exactly.
Donate $10 to the IRC by visiting https://www.rescue.org/cotopaxi then upload a screenshot of your donation.
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.
Go tandem longboarding while singing "Don't Go Breaking My Heart".
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.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
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 and photograph a Maine license plate. The real thing not a photo or any other facsimile.
Get llama nail art.
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Create a 15 second Rube Goldberg machine.
Find and photograph a New Mexico State Quarter.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Take a team photo in front of "As We Are" by Matthew Mohr
Find and photograph the peace statue.
Take a photo with the Short North Gothic, tell us in your caption what famous artist's work it's based on.
Upload a timelapse video of your team jogging across Main St Bridge
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Ohio
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of Columbus
Illustrate one of Newton's Laws of Motion in front of the Center of Science and Industry. Tell us which law you chose in your caption.
Hit a bullseye on a real dartboard from regulation distance, it's 7 feet 9.25 inches FYI.
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Take a team photo in front of the Ohio Statehouse. Tell us what year Ohio became a state in your caption.
Visit your favorite Karaoke bar/restaurant spot and show us your best performance
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Write a note with 10 things you love about Ohio and leave it for someone else to find.
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include COLUMBUS 2017.
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.
Give a toast to one of your teammates and take a swig of the official state beverage of Ohio. Tell us what it is in your caption.
Find and photograph 3 deer sculptures by artist Terry Allen near the Scioto River
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Have a teammate record you in a challenge at the truth zone & upload the video. You can win sweet truth merch!
Have a member of the truth team snap your picture in front of the #FinishtIt mural in the truth zone
Pick up your 18L Luzon daypack from check in, and take a team photo showing them off.
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.
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.