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.
Get 15 high fives in 15 seconds from 15 different people not participating in the questival.
Take a photo in front of the oldest bar in San Francisco
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Take a video of your team doing the official state dance of California on any pier
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds on The Embarcadero street
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
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.
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 not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of San Francisco
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Make a tutorial on how to remove the seed in an actual Persea Americana
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Eat an entire Cynara cardunculus var. scolymus
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Find the eight sided house that was once used to watch for incoming ships at the Golden Gate.
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.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
Drink a cup of coffee with the Hills Bros. Coffee Drinker statue.
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons.
Visit the Financial District and take a video of the corporate goddesses #zoom
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of California
Personally thank a current/former professor/teacher/coach for the impact they have had on your life. Phone, facetime or skype.
Take a science-y team photo outside of the California Academy of Sciences museum. Come back another day for a proper visit (San Francisco resident free day info tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Find and take a team photograph with this statue. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Take a photo of a real live San Francisco Bison during daylight hours
Drop off flowers in honor of the heroes at Heroes Grove Memorial
Do your best "windmill" dance move in front of a real Dutch Windmill
Take a seat next to the Ruth Asawa’s Fountain
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)
As a team, peep the Ruins of the Sutro Baths
Lands End Coastal Trail - 3.5 mi. Easy (Take a picture at the Sutro Baths)
Take a photo of the Camera Obscura & Holograph Collection #someta
In the Financial District find the Banker's Heart sculpture and confess one of your deepest secrets to it (don't step on the greenery please!).
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Make a photo collage of 4 types of flowers at the Botanical Gardens in Golden Gate Park. Make sure your totem is in each photo!
Make a video telling us something you learned about Lotta's Fountain *with the fountain in the background*
Find and photograph the Admission Day Monument Octopuses
Pay your respects to the fairies at Faery Door in Golden Gate Park
Eat the treat that was "invented" at San Francisco's own Japanese Tea Garden at the Japanese Tea Garden
Take a photo or video with a wild Eschscholzia californica
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
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)
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.
Take a photo or video with a real live Callipepla californica
Find the 13 trees planted to represent the original colonies. Take a photo of the plaque commemorating this forgotten monument
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
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.
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-2pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Mountain Lake Park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 1 stamp. Plan extra time, checkpoint closes at 2:00pm exactly.
Visit the small columned memorial of the destruction of 1906 that sits on the edge of a lake
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
Get 100 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Take a photo of your team running up 163 steps of mosaic tiles steps
Get 50 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Tell us what time it is using the Urbano Sundial
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Pick up 100 pieces of trash at a local San Francisco PARK, recycle what you can and put the rest in the trash. Take a video clearly showing what you gathered.
Visit Lakeview & Ashton Mini park take a team video or photo at the highest point and enjoy the panoramic views.
Show us your favorite carving at Cayuga Park
As a team sing the state song of California. Sing it loud sing it proud.
Review a campground that you camped in during Questival on The Dyrt (Tap this challenge then tap GO >), join The Dyrt, search for and review a campground, then screenshot your campground review.
Take a 15 second video and tell what the California state motto means to you.
Recreate your favorite 49ers, Golden State Warriors, Raiders, Giants, Sharks, Quakes, or A's sports moment and tag the hero of your story on social media.
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)
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Collect 50 pieces of trash along a hiking trail and recycle what you can. #dogood
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 >
Film a video out in the wilderness illustrating how to find a clean and safe natural water source for drinking.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
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)
Find "The Gates of Hell Sculpture" in Palo Alto and eat a mouthful of hot tamales in front of it. #aintnothing
Visit a town with a population below 500. Take a picture by the population sign. No sign, no points.
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
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)
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
Skip a rock at least 7 times on water.
Do a flip into a pond, river or lake.
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
Pick up 100 pieces of trash at a local San Francisco BEACH, recycle what you can and put the rest in the trash. Take a video clearly showing what you gathered.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
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.
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.
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
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!).
Create a 15 second Rube Goldberg machine.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Donate $10 to the IRC by visiting https://www.rescue.org/cotopaxi then upload a screenshot of your donation.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
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.
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include "SF 2017".
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
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)
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)
Go to a bowling alley and challenge a group of strangers to a 'bowl off' and go head to head with them. Losers buy drinks for the winner.
Bowl a strike at a bowling alley... then moonwalk backwards and yell Questival.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Write a note with 10 things you love about San Francisco and leave it for someone else to find.
Take a team photo with your new Luzon backpacks in a creative way. #art
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.
Make a 15 second video about your favorite product Cotopaxi makes and tell us why!
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
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)
Play a round of Giant "Beer" Pong, Giant Connect Four or Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
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.
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.