Arson is Bad
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
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
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
Swing into a pond, river or lake from a rope swing.
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.
Get llama nail art.
Plan a 3 day backpacking meal, film a video explaining what you would bring and share some backpacking food tricks and tips
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Enjoy some a snack (maybe some Country Archer Jerky) in the wilderness somewhere with your team.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly
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.
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Trade a piece of clothing with a stranger that is not participating in the Questival. FOR KEEPS!
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you origamized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of public transit.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Play a pop song on a kazoo/harmonica. Tag the song in your caption.
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
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.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
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)
Leave a book at a little free library/tiny library (not a public or city library). Take a video explaining your addtion. #readingisFUNdamental
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
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
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second commercial for the City of Denver
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.
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)
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented.
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, loudly sing Bicycle Race by Queen together whilst doing so.
Video of a team member slam dunking a basketball on a regulation hoop (if you're short get creative).
Get 50 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Do your best parkour moves at a local park. Loudly state the word "Parkour" while performing these daring moves.
Do a 'track' stand for 10 seconds on a bike or razor scooter. No balance assistance allowed.
Find a Razor scooter, and shoot a 15 second demo video trying to get sponsored.
Boulder one problem outdoors.
Go tandem longboarding while singing "Don't Go Breaking My Heart".
While camping in the wilderness 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.
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
Visit Boulder's legal grafitti wall and as a team make an addition and include your team name.
Whittle yourself a spoon and eat some soup with it.
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 >
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
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.
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
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)
Show us your best volleyball serve over a volleyball net at a volleyball court with a volleyball.
Film a video out in the wilderness illustrating how to find a clean and safe natural water source for drinking.
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
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.
Filter water from a natural source and drink it. Water must be properly filtered and no a kitchen filter does not filter properly.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Complete this challenge where swimming is permitted. Bring a towel!
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.
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Write a note with 10 things you love about Colorado and leave it for someone else to find.
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
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.
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.
Skip a rock at least 7 times on water.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Hold a formal hula hoop Contest with stranger not participating in the Questival.
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Partake in a rocky mountain oyster with no hands.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Hit a bullseye on a real dartboard from regulation distance, it's 7 feet 9.25 inches FYI.
Go to a busy part of Boulder's Pearl Street put on your headphones and karaoke your heart out to your favorite song, the whole song, BE LOUD. (aka "Headphone Karaoke")
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
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)
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
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)
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
Take a picture with the official state pet of Colorado.
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Colorado state motto means to you.
Join forces with another team and choreograph a 15 second fight scene (fake fight scene, think action movie). Two totems required.
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Face swap with a stranger not participating in the Questival post a video of the results.
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.)
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)
Find and photograph a Maine license plate. The real thing not a photo or any other facsimile.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
Take a photo or video of a real or stuffed buffalo. No not a picture or any other facsimile of a buffalo.
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Find and photograph a Colorado, Arizona, Utah and New Mexico State Quarter arrange them like the four corners.
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 video a 15 second scary story around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
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.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
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)
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
Perform a blind taste test with a cornstarch packing peanut and a puffy cheeto.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
As a team sing the state song of Colorado. Sing it loud sing it proud.
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
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.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
As a team find this statue and take a picture of your kindest teammate posing with it. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds on the 16th Street Mall during daylight hours.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
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!
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Take a selfie or a team picture with Miguel the Llama. (We will announced from the stage when Miguel arrives)
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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.
Seek out the Bobo's Oat Bars team and get a free sample for you and your team.
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.
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.
Play a round of Giant "Beer" Pong, Giant Connect Four or Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
Share some food/drink with one of your teammates.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Pick two teammates and do your best impersonation of the giant white statues at the check-in.
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.