Laughing All The Way
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 Morningside Park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp. Plan accordingly the challenge takes some time to complete.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Make a smoothie using at least 1 part pumpkin and 4 different fruits or vegetables.
Put on your favorite costume from your childhood and take pictures with 5 strangers with their permission. Post a collage.
Take a picture of a ghost.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
During daylight hours do a touchdown celebration dance with the Neyland Stadium in the background.
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
Order a pumpkin spice latte under the name "Bueller" when you pick it up tell them "Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in awhile, you could miss it."
Catch a living specimen of either of the official Tennessee state insects. Tell us what it is in your caption. Release them when you're finished and don't let them be harmed.
Find and photograph a living specimen of one of Tennessee's 3 State flowers. Tell us what it is in your caption.
Take a photo with the Torchbearer statue, emulate his pose.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Pick up 100 pieces of trash at a local park, recycle what you can and put the rest in the trash. Take a video clearly showing what you gathered.
Collect 50 pieces of trash along a hiking trail and recycle what you can. #dogood
Take a photo next to a statue of Alex Haley, tell us what book he won the Pulitzer Prize for in your caption.
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.
Recreate your favorite nightmare. Be theatrical. 15 second video. Totem needs to be visible.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-1pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Caswell Park, across winona St (west) from the baseball fields. Complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 1 stamp. Plan extra time, checkpoint closes at 1:00pm exactly.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite Halloween song. Tag James Corden @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of public transit.
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)
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator
Hug one of Tennessee's 3 state trees. Tell us what it is in your caption.
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
Cool off in a natural waterfall (in = completely under getting wet).
Boulder one problem outdoors.
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
Upload a timelapse video of your team jogging across S Gay St Bridge
Film a video of your team painting or drawing something on The Rock
Run through the World's Fair Fountain while it's on, dodge the spray and try to stay as dry as possible
Take a photo outside the Knoxville Museum of Art, tell us what type of stone is on the building's exterior.
Go to the sunsphere, (during regular operating hours) and take a video from the observation deck pointing out your favorite places in Knoxville
Challenge a non-Questival participant to a jump rope competition in a public space that is not check-in or a checkpoint. Provide the jump ropes and offer a prize if they win. #goodsportsmanship
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
Video of a team member slam dunking a basketball on a regulation 10' high hoop (if you're short get creative).
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Eat your favorite dish featuring the state fruit of Tennessee. Tell us how it was prepared in your caption.
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Hold a formal freestyle rap off with a stranger not participating in the Questival.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Find some roller skates (not blades), and shoot a 15 second demo video trying to get sponsored.
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
In a space that allows, purchase and shot put a pumpkin (the size of a shot put shot) as far as you can and measure the distance. Clean up whatever mess you make.
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.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Rake up a big pile of leaves and jump in it in a slow motion video.
Throw a pile of leaves in the air and capture it in a slow motion video #justfallthings
Find and photograph "Earth Fire Water Wind" by Hanna Jubran
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Clean and Jerk a hay bale that you have permission to use. Make sure to have proper form.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Dress up as an investigative team and make a chalk outline of one of your teammates.
Find a stranger, ask them what they do for a living and thank them for being them. Be genuine. #thanksrandomfellow.
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Find and photograph "Borbor 9" by Will Vannerson
Take a team photo in front of the East Tennessee History Center, do a little research and tell us a historical fact about Tennessee in your caption.
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Tennessee
As a team, sing your favorite number from a musical production in front of the Tennessee Theatre.
Write a note with 10 things you love about Tennessee and leave it for someone else to find.
Take a photo next to the Rowing Man Statue
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.
Leave a scary book at a little free library/tiny library (not a public or city library). Take a video explaining your addition. #readingisFUNdamental
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Carve a beautiful profile picture of a llama into a pumpkin. #pumpkinspicellamatte
Make a 15 second music video for the song Ghostbusters by Ray Parker Jr
Make a list of your most proud moments and your most shameful moments of 2017. Make some goals for the last quarter.
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of Knoxville
Collect a variety of different colored fall leaves, at least 6 different shades of colors. Give them to someone's mom.
Perform the official Tennessee state folk dance with the appropriate music. Show us your moves.
Sing one of Tennessee's 9 official state songs as a team. Tell us why the heck we have 9 state songs in your caption.
Pie a teammate with a pumpkin pie. Slowmo video.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Smash a pie in one of your teammates face, pumpkin or otherwise. Slow motion video.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
It's getting colder outside, put on as many sweaters as you can (at least 5) and body slam a teammate
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Make some hot chocolate or coffee and add a special ingredient.
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include Knoxville 2017.
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Make a list of 50 things you are most grateful for.
Find a real life black cat and be its friend. Tell us the most unluckiest thing that's happened to you in your caption.
Film yourself trick or treating at a friends house that is not participating in the questival.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite scary movie with brief explanation why.
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.
Have a teammate record you in a challenge at the truth zone & upload the video. You can win sweet truth merch!
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Take a photo with a Common Persimmon somewhere at Ijams Nature Center (tell us something the wood has been used to create in your caption)
Find and take a photo with the native plant for which Baton Rouge was named, and was known as the "Tree of Life" by Native Americans.
Donate to the IRC by clicking on this link. Upload a screenshot of your donation confirmation
Have a member of the truth team snap your picture in front of the #FinishtIt mural in the truth zone
Take a photo with your favorite tree and tell us how many acres of trees there are at Ijams nature center.
Take a photo with an American sycamore somewhere at Ijams Nature Center.
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 Connect Four or Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
Take a team photo showing off your new Luzon daypack once you pick it up from Check In
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.
Come up with and film a 15 second team handshake or cheer.