Maized and Cornfused
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)
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal memory from your childhood. Dig deep.
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.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
Join forces with another team and choreograph a 15 second fight scene (fake fight scene, think action movie). Two totems required.
Recreate your favorite D.C. or Maryland professional sports moment and tag the hero of your story on social media.
Personally thank a current/former professor/teacher/coach for the impact they have had on your life. Phone, facetime or skype.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Post a photo from Questival to your blog and put the url in the caption. (Screenshot).
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)
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
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.
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (5pm-7pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Gateway Park West Side, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp. The Questival app closes at 7:00pm plan time for the challenge.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
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.
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.
Create a fictional sports team for Virginia and film a 15 second promo video for this new sports team.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second commercial for the city of Arlington.
Take a moment to reflect at the Titanic Memorial.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Get 15 high fives in 15 seconds from 15 different people not participating in the questival.
Do your best parkour moves at a local park. Loudly state the word "Parkour" while performing these daring moves.
Take a team photo in front of the Godey Lime Kilns plaque.
Get a major league athlete or celebrity to say "Cotopaxi makes Gear for Good."
Take a creative team picture with the the flag of D.C.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Video of a team member slam dunking a basketball on a regulation 10' high hoop (if you're short get creative).
Perform your best belly flop at a public pool. Get everyone's attention first. Really go for it!
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)
Challenge another team to a 100 meter swim race in an olympic size pool. Two totems required in the submission. (Timelapse)
Take a photo of Darth Vader that is located on the outside of the National Cathedral.
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.
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-2pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at (Meridian Hill Park), complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp. Plan time to complete the challenge, the checkpoint closes at 2:00pm exactly.
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)
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)
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Relax for a few minutes in what be the smallest park in D.C., Sonny Bono Memorial Park.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Get 100 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Face swap with a stranger not participating in the Questival post a video of the results.
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.
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
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
Get 50 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
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.
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)
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** 15 second video. Reenact a scene from National Treasure or Night at the Museum, the more accurate the better.
Take team photos at The White House, Capitol, Jefferson Monument and Washington Monument. Post a collage.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Write a note with 10 things you love about D.C./Arlington and leave it for someone else to find.
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
Take a team photo on Albert Einstein's lap.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
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)
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds on the National Mall during daylight hours.
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
Visit the Zero Milestone and take a video explaining its significance to D.C.
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.
Give a stranger not participating in the questivala compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
As a team sing the state song of Virginia. "Carry Me Back to Old Virginia". Sing it loud sing it proud.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
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.
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Maryland state motto means to you.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
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.
Take a possessed team photo at The Exorcist Stairs.
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.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Cross the border with another state. Take a video at the border doing your best Michael Jackson dance moves. #beatit
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
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.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Take part in the "Follow-the-Llama" Dance competition, get a photo/video of someone from your team participating. #goforthegold!
Take a selfie or a team picture with Miguel the Llama. (We will announced from the stage when Miguel arrives)
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Find and photograph the three chalk llamas hidden on the sky bridge at Gateway Park. Post a collage.
Take a team photo with the Washington monument in the background from the sky bridge at Gateway Park.
Donate to the IRC by clicking on this link, then submit a screenshot of your donation to complete the challenge
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 "Beer" Pong, Giant Connect Four or Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
Start a public dance party and using the Michael Jackson's "Beat It". Get at least 5 strangers involved.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite adventure movie with a brief explanation why.
Come up with and film a 15 second team handshake or cheer.
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.