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)
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)
Craft a canoe out of cardboard and float a teammate in it. Must float for 5 seconds minimum and teammate must stay dry.
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.
Craft a canoe out of cardboard and float a teammate in it. Must float for 5 seconds minimum and teammate must stay dry.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons."
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.
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (5pm-6pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Mission Bay Park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp. Plan accordingly the challenge takes some time to complete.
As a team bike the entire loop around Mission Bay. Collage of team photos on bikes at Santa Clara Rec Center, Crown Point Park and Playa Pacifica Park. 12mi.
Find and photograph a Maine license plate. The real thing not a photo or any other facsimile.
Eat a fish taco without using your hands.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
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)
During daylight hours one teammate must casually walk into the Pacific Ocean, fully-clothed as if this is a normal everyday activity. Walk at a steady pace. Don't run.
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 a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing My Heart Will Go On by Celine Dion together whilst doing so.
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you organized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
Take a 15 second video and tell what the California state motto means to you.
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of San Diego
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of California
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Fit your whole team on a paddleboard and paddle at least 10 feet out into a natural body of water.
Go tandem longboarding while singing "Don't Go Breaking My Heart".
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented.
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
Play a pop song on a kazoo/harmonica. Tag the song in your caption.
Partake of the state vegetable with no hands.
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Recreate a famous piece of art using a medium of your choice. Sorry posing as a sculpture does not count.
Write a note with 10 things you love about San Diego and leave it for someone else to find.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
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.
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 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
As a team sing the state song of California. Sing it loud sing it proud.
Hug an arecaceae, make it feel loved.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
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.
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 >
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-1pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Sunset Park in Coronado, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 1 stamp. Plan extra time, checkpoint closes at 1:00pm exactly.
Go to a busy part of the Gaslamp District put on your headphones and karaoke your heart out to your favorite song, the whole song, BE LOUD. (aka "Headphone Karaoke")
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Take a team photo in front of iconic suburban shrubs cut out as animals. DO NOT TOUCH THE SHRUBS
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Take a team video on the longest self-anchored pedestrian bridges in the world.
Find one of San Diego's few remaining wooden pedestrian suspension bridges and take a team photo on it.
Leave a book at a little free library/tiny library (not a public or city library). Take a video explaining your addition. #readingisFUNdamental
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Fit entire team in a phone booth, a real enclosed booth like the kind superman would use or tardis.
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
Mail a potato to a friend using the US Postal Service. Yes a potato and no box is needed.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** - Recreate a scene from "Anchorman". The more authentic, the better. Best 15 second mini-movie wins. (keep it PG)
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal memory from your childhood. Dig deep.
Write a six-word story about Cotopaxi.
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!
Show us your best volleyball serve over an actual volleyball net at a real volleyball court with a volleyball.
Make a half court basketball shot on a regulation size court. #kobe
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
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.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
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)
Go surfing, catch a wave.
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire. Only in permitted campfire areas!
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 & only in permitted campfire areas.
Send a net. Save a life. - As a team Donate $10 or more to Nothing But Nets at nothingbutnets.net/cotopaxi then upload a screenshot of your donation.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
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.
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours & only in permitted campfire areas.
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 recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours & only in permitted campfire areas.
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours & only in permitted campfire areas.
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 & only in permitted campfire areas.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
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 & only in permitted campfire areas.
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours & only in permitted campfire areas.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Very politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
Find and photograph a California State Quarter.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
As a team do a 15 second 'Backpack Kid' dance in a busy area of the Gaslamp District. Have a stranger film.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Give one of your team members a performance review in a real boardroom.
Take a picture with a fake California Grizzly. NOT A REAL ONE
Tandem cartwheel with a teammate for at least one full rotation. (need a lesson? tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Take a photo of a horse on a carousel.
Walk across the street as if you were Bernie from Weekend at Bernie's (using a cross walk).
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Tell us something you learned from the 7:15pm app explanation (it happens from the stage).
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include "San Diego 2017".
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Take a selfie or a team picture with Miguel the Llama. (We will announced from the stage when Miguel arrives)
Eat something from one of the check-in party food vendors and take a quick pic.
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.
Take part in the "Follow-the-Llama" Dance competition, get a photo/video of someone from your team participating. #goforthegold!
Play a round of Giant Connect Four or Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Donate to the IRC by clicking on this link. Take a screenshot of your donation to an IRC rep at the onsite Cotopaxi Store. They'll give you a piece of fabric to write a "Message of Hope" to a refugee.
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.
Come up with and film a 15 second team handshake or cheer.