Lost and Local
Show us your best team roller skating dance moves in a venue of your choosing, make it fabulous.
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
Have your team crack open a few bottles of champagne or sparkling cider and spray them all over each other like you've just won the indy 500
Collect 50 pieces of trash along a hiking trail and recycle what you can. #dogood
Tandem cartwheel with a teammate for at least one full rotation. (need a lesson? tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Take a load off and do some urban hammocking in a creative place. Be respectful of your anchor points when choosing a location.
Perform a blind taste test with a cornstarch packing peanut and a puffy cheeto.
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly
Whittle yourself a spoon and eat some soup with it.
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.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunset Saturday in Tucson is at 6:24pm)
Play a pop song on a kazoo tag the song in your caption.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Recreate your favorite Arizona sports moment and tag the hero of your story on social media.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
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 >
Create a 15 second Rube Goldberg machine.
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
Find a way to record your fastest fastball pitch, either softball or baseball. Put the MPH in the description and what you threw.
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with all passport stamps visible.
2 - TIMEFRAME (5pm-7pm) - We'll be at Rillito River Park. Get ready for a brain teaser.
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.
Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Get at least 15 high fives in 15 seconds from people not participating in the Questival.
Eat your favorite dessert in the desert, or is it desert in the dessert. Either way.
Visit the Sabino Canyon Recreation area
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.
film a video illustrating how to find a clean natural water source
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.
Do your best parkour moves at a local park. Loudly state the word "Parkour" while performing these daring moves.
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.
Perform your best belly flop at a public pool. Get everyone's attention first. Really go for it!
Go to a public place where music is playing (not the check-in festival) and challenge a stranger to a dance battle. Make it legit. Create non-monetary stakes. Loser pays up.
Have a teammate hold their breath while completely submerged underwater for as long as they can. Submit timelapse footage and record the total time in the description. (don't forget your totem)
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)
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, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
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)
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
In a western setting, convince a stranger to have a 'quick-draw' finger gun duel with you. Just like the old west, minus the bullets and rotten teeth.
Reenact your favorite scene in an authentic setting from the film "Three Amigos" #filmedinArizona
Fit entire team in a phone booth, a real enclosed booth like the kind superman would use or tardis.
Introduce the Questival contingent to YOUR favorite place in Tucson. Tell us why it is special to you.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Find a busy public place and recite some lyrics from Neil Diamond as thoughtfully as possible.
Go tandem longboarding while singing Unchained Melody.
Find a Razor scooter, and shoot a 15 second demo video trying to get sponsored.
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented
Hold a formal hula hoop Contest with stranger
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
15 second video of your team being consumed by OR acting like snakes while crossing Diamondback Bridge.
Personally thank a current/former professor/teacher/coach for the impact they have had on your life. Phone, facetime or skype.
Donate healthy nonperishable food to the homeless shelter or food bank of your choice. Minimum two items per teammate.
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-2pm) - Meet us at the "A" on Sentinel mountain and prepare for a great view.
Find a little free library/tiny library. Borrow a book and leave a book video explaining your selection. #readingisFUNdamental
Do a humans of New York style post about someone you meet during the 24 hours of Questival.
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Get llama nail art.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients
Mail a sweet potato to a friend using the US Postal Service. Yes a potato and no box is needed.
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Hold a staring contest with stranger while casually eating a piece of fruit..... don't break eye contact 15 second minimum.
Ask a stranger a question or make a statement to them using the letters in the word TUCSON (i.e. "Todays Used Cars Stink Of Newspaper" said to a stranger)
Go to a local thrift store and find a unique item. Take said item to a crowded area, ask a quiz question and then deliver the item to a stranger for a correct response. Record their reaction.
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
plan a 3 day backpacking meal, film a video explaining what you would bring and share some backpacking food tricks and tips
Get 50 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Tell us about the architecture of the St Augustine Cathedral while standing outside of it, ala Rick Steves.
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
Make a 15 second video to sell everyone on what you think the official food of Arizona should be. Apparently you don't have an OFFICIAL state food yet.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Hurdle a full-size garbage can. After you're finished, empty your pockets of any trash.
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.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Show us your best volleyball serve over an actual volleyball net at a real volleyball court.
Find and photograph a Maine license plate. The real thing not a photo or any other facsimile.
Walk like a flock of chickens across a very public place. Get clucking!
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
Make a 15 second commercial for the the City of Tucson
Lay face down motionless in a public area for 60 seconds or until a stranger comes to check on you. Timelapse. (don't forget your totem)
Hold a Aṣṭāvakrāsana (*yoga move) in a creative outdoor (scenic) location for full 15 second video #expert
Hold a Naṭarājāsana (*yoga move) in a creative outdoor (scenic) location for full 15 second video #hard
Hold a Adho Mukha Śvānāsana (*yoga move) in a creative outdoor (scenic) location for full 15 second video #intermediate
Hold a Śavāsana (*yoga move) in a creative outdoor (scenic) location for full 15 second video #beginner
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. (don't forget your totem)
Be your best WILDCAT at your favorite place on University of Arizona campus. (Do NOT illegally trespass)
Write a note with 10 things you love about Arizona and leave it for someone else to find.
During daylight hours do a touchdown celebration dance with the University of Arizona Stadium in the background, yes the actual stadium.
Give one of your team members a performance review in a real boardroom.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Politely ask a saguaro cactus to be in a photo with your team. Take a team photo in your best cactus pose.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Find/procure/dig-up a bolo tie (the official neckwear of Arizona) and give us your best impression of what you think someone who wears a bolo tie would say.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Show us the best deal you can get on food with a coupon
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.
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.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunrise Saturday in Tucson is at 6:47am)
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
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 a 15 second video explaining your logo.
Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal moment from your childhood. Dig deep.
Create your own 'fidget toy/machine' out of creative materials. Use it. Make sure it lasts. #craftmanship
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Find and photograph a Arizona State Quarter.
Howl at the moon as a team at midnight (Be quiet and respectful of your neighbors if you have sleeping neighbors nearby).
Cross the border with another state. Take a video at the border doing your best Michael Jackson dance moves. #beatit
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
As a team sing the state song of Arizona. Sing it loud sing it proud.
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Arizona state motto means to you.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
Find an awesome stranger who you think would be down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your elbows.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 8th thing on the menu.
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.
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.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite movie with brief explanation why.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Arizona.
Take part in the "Follow-the-Llama" Dance competition, get a photo/video of someone from your team participating. #goforthegold!
Explore the beautiful Reid Park and take a video in front of a Zoo sign while doing an impression of your favorite animal.
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 Reid Park having parked legally and lawfully or having used public transport.
Explore beautiful Reid Park and take a team photo at the Rose Garden.
Pick up 20 pieces of trash in/around Reid Park and throw it away in the proper bin. Take a picture of your bounty before tossing it.
Visit NothingButNets.net learn a fact about malarya then Visit the Nothing But Nets booth and make a 15 second video sharing your new found knowledge.
Play Giant "Beer" Pong at the Festival with another team
Play Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team
Take a team photo with the Cotopaxi logo located on the back side of the store tents.
Eat something from one of the check-in party food vendors and take a quick pic.
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. We'll combine these flags from every city to create a giant display at the end of the year.
Make a snapchat post at the festival and use The Questival geofilter. (Screenshot)
Come up with and film a 15 second team handshake or cheer.
Start a public dance party and using the Justin Timberlake song #can'tstopthefeeling. Get at least 5 strangers involved.
Submit your idea for a new Questival challenge or challenges.
Pick a spot on a map. Plan a pretend trip. Take a 15 second video explaining your adventure.
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature