King Neptune and his Water Breathers

Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
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I feel dizzy... #questival
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons.
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That’s a wrap- we’d give you a solid Yelp review #questival
Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (6pm-7pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at The Boardwalk at Waterfront park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp. Plan accordingly the challenge takes some time to complete.
Checkpoint 2 complete! #questival
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
It might seem silly to some, but this stick was our flagpole for the totem. It went on our adventures, jumped in freezing water & even played fetch with our fuzzy mascot. #ThanksQuestival #questival
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Almost there #questival
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
Why is the arachnophobe taking this picture? #questival
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)
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Tried to order a #12 at the diner, but it was closed. So we took a snooze instead. #questival
Find and photograph a living specimen of either the state bird, state insect, or state butterfly of Vermont. Tell us what it is and where you found it in your caption.
Monarch butterfly. We made a video of our team chasing it. https://instagram.com/p/BahlYhmHWjOiXkNEfGM-Sk1-NXUaTcpd9FQsNE0/ #questival
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
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Team work to make the dream work #questival
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
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High school is tough. #HardDaze #questival #toomanycooks
Go to a busy part of Church Street put on your headphones and karaoke your heart out to your favorite song, the whole song, BE LOUD. (aka "Headphone Karaoke")
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Hush. #questival
Get 15 high fives in 15 seconds from 15 different people not participating in the questival.
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Apparently a few other questers have been around here, high fives all around! #questival
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of Burlington.
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TWIST ENDING #BTV #questival
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal memory from your childhood. Dig deep.
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True story: my sister was attacked by a bear, my dad said the bear had to die by the hands of his only son— me. #questival
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
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Prusik knot 101 #questival
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
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Apocalypse Now - plant survival 101 #questival
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 >
Oh it’s stickyyyy #questival
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing Bicycle Race by Queen together whilst doing so.
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On a quest for adventure, these two found love #questival
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.
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Tucker the Tool Man Taylor #questival
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.
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Banh Mi - Vietnamese sandwich (we will work on our table manners) #questival
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
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So much strength. So much beauty. #questival
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
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dad's on a cruise! #questival
Visit the World's Tallest Filing Cabinet, take a photo in front of it and make it your Linkedin profile picture. Upload a screenshot as proof. Don't forget your totem.
Robert Mueller's file cabinet for the obstruction of justice case against Trump #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)
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Take 5 and reflect on the quest. #questival
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
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Another teams dog attempted sabotage, but we prevailed! #questival
Visit the Burlington Earth Clock during daylight hours. Figure out how to use it to well what time of day it is, and upload a video showing us how.
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Science. #questival
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
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Team break. #questival
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
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Those water snakes are really a problem in BTV #questival
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
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HE IS A WATER BREATHER!! #questival
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)
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So he didn’t last long, but who can blame him!? #questival
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-1pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Oakledge Park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 1 stamp. Plan extra time, checkpoint closes at 1:00pm exactly.
Welp now we are all sweating #questival
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Corden @JKCorden & @latelateshow
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Thuggin out on a Saturday. @jkcorden @latelateshow #questival #cotopaxi #questival
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.
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put your left foot in take your left foot out and massage it all about #questival
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include Burlington 2017.
#wedoitslow #questival
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
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The bowline is a classic naval knot. It is often referred to as the King of knots because of its importance. #questival
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
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FIRE IN THE (donut) HOLE! #questival
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.
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We promise this was not a set up, he’s just THAT fast #questival
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
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#soiwenttoyourroom #andreadyourdiaryyyy #questival
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
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He let them win! #questival #overthetop
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
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King Seagull ALWAYS wins #questival
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)
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Totally normal and acceptable around here #questival
Visit the Lake Champlain Monster Monument and tell a scary story to your teammates.
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Monster story time as told by the monster! #savethepinkytoes #questival
Find a man made structure composed of one of the official rocks of the state of vermont. Tell us which rock the structure is made of, and what the structure is in your caption.
The pillar is granite, and the cairn is man made. #questival
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
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What did you say about my mother!? #questival
Play a pop song on a kazoo/harmonica. Tag the song in your caption.
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Victor: king of pop #questival
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
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etage a trois #questival
Skip a rock at least 7 times on water.
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#questival
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
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Making the world a happier place #questival
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
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#questival
Find the local Wizard of OZ "Flying Monkeys" in Burlington and take a team picture as if they are chasing you.
Wicked Awesome. Get it? Wicked. #AdeleDezini #questival
Hug the official state tree of Vermont. Tell us what it is in your caption.
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Know your acers #questival
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.
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Potstickers and scallion pancakes. No cheese, but you get it. #questival
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
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Helping set up at the local farmers market #lendahand #questival
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Def sop at Heartwood Farm and talk to Karina! #questival
Give one of your team members a performance review in a real boardroom.
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She still got a promotion #questival
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
sTREEt art #questival
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
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Watch out for that unconsciousness #questival
Find and photograph "Whale Tails" by Jim Sardonis
Having a whaley good time #questival
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Atlas doesn’t love taking breaks, but she’s cool with sunsets. #questival #cotopaxi
Do a little research about fire safety and upload a video sharing what you learned.
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Fire tetrahedron lesson #questival
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
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“Away from the gums.” #questival
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
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It’s not bad with a little freshly ground pepper. #questival
Go to a public place where music is playing and challenge a stranger not participating in questival to a dance battle. Make it legit. Create non-monetary stakes. Loser pays up. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
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Chris had to pay up in bumper stickers...and pride. #questival
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
Get it #questival
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
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And I’m Magic Santa because red is my color. #questival
Eat a dish featuring the official state flavor of Vermont, tell us what you ate and where you got it in your caption.
Only the finest MAPLE donuts from our local shell gas station. #questival
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
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Hi mom!👋🏻 #questival
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
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By far the worst challenge yet. WHY IS IT SO SPICY!!? #questival
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
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It tasted a bit minty— partial credit #questival
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds on Church Street.
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Human centipede #questival
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.
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Kaetyris Queengaryan Mother of squash, queen of the seven teammates, carver of pumpkins, talker to passersby. #questival
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
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#questival
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
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Danish for the win #questival
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
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Crushing it #questival
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
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Cooperating with our fellow moonfolk #questival
Eat the official state fruit of vermont prepared your favorite way. Tell us what it is in your caption.
When enjoying an apple, we like to go au natural #questival
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.
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#questival
Write a note with 10 things you love about Vermont and leave it for someone else to find.
I ❤️ VT #questival
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
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I wouldn’t even do this with someone I know. Props stranger! #questival
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
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Laura meet Emma- HUGSSSSSS! #questival
Find and photograph a unique looking downtown bike rack designed by Kat Clear
We would’ve never known this was here! #questival
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
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NSFW (Nasty Street Food Wieners) #questival
Find and photograph an Oregon State Quarter.
#questival
Find and photograph "Democracy" by W.F. Herrick. Tell us what it means to you in your caption.
Democracy means doing whatever you want. Unless it costs money. #questival
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
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Pomerlau YMCA y’all #questival
Give a toast to a teammate and then take a swig of the official state beverage of Vermont. Tell us what it is in your caption.
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Milk was a bad choice #questival
Find and photograph a Maine license plate. The real thing not a photo or any other facsimile.
Maine plate. The way life should be #questival
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
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Wait- What side are we on? #questival
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.
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#questival
Have a member of the truth team snap your picture in front of the #FinishtIt mural in the truth zone.
#Truth #questival
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at The Champlain Valley Exposition having parked legally and lawfully or taken public transportation.
Arrived! Let’s gooooo! #questival
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite adventure movie with a brief explanation why.
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Swiss army man #questival
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.
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We were able to experience Yellowstone, next up has to be Yosemite! #questival
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.
#questival