Ninjas on the Run
Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Take a picture with a current or former player from a professional sports franchise in person. No statues, old screengrabs or any other facsimile.
Walk two lengths of a slackline without falling off. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Have an accurate 'weigh in' ala the weigh-ins at a UFC event. Convince a stranger to be the one facing off with you.
Recreate your favorite Nevada historical moment.
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** - Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal moment from your childhood. Dig deep.
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.
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with all passport stamps visible.
2 - TIMEFRAME (5-7pm) - We'll be at Bellagio Fountains for a puzzling experience.
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
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)
Make a scarf out of a blanket and talk to people in a public place in a British accent about fancy things.
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunset Saturday in Las Vegas is at 6:24pm)
Photo with an octogenarian, maybe if you're lucky maybe they'll tell you some stories.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Personally thank a current/former professor/teacher/coach for the impact they have had on your life. Phone, facetime or skype.
Cotopaxi Questival book club: recommend your favorite book with brief explanation why.
Do a centipede massage train with a stranger in a busy area (the person in the back has control and whatever she/he does with their fingers, the others have to do) Put the stranger at the front of the centipede. #service
Get at least 15 high fives in 15 seconds from 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.
Bake a cake, and put candles on it. Find a stranger and sing "Happy (insert the day, i.e. Saturday) To You" to them. Make sure they blow out the candles.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Do your best gymnastics trick on a trampoline that you have permission to use. The rest of your team needs to hold up judging point cards.
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.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Convince a non-Questival participant to paint their face with the logo of your favorite sports franchise
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing Bicycle Race by Queen together whilst doing so.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
Do a 'track' stand for 10 seconds on a bike. No balance assistance allowed.
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.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Impress us with your connections/access to one of Las Vegas Shows (i.e. Blue man group, Donnie Osmond, Penn and Teller, etc.)
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Find a busy public place and recite some lyrics from Neil Diamond as thoughtfully as possible.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** - Full 15 second freestyle rap with an enterage of strangers somewhere along Fremont Street or the Las Vegas strip
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.
Go to a higly foot-trafficked part of Las Vegas (maybe Fremont). Put on your headphones and karaoke your heart out to your favorite song, the whole song, BE LOUD. (aka "Headphone Karaoke")
Walk like a flock of chickens across a very public place. Get clucking! Complete this challenge outside of check-in/checkpoints)
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Visit the "Pipe Dream" statue and do your best blue man group impersonation.
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
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds on Fremont Street or the 'Strip'
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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)
Perform your best belly flop at a public pool. Get everyone's attention first. Really go for it!
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)
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Do a team cheer with the Vegas skyline in the background atop Exploration Peak during open hours.... no trespassing. :)
Summit Exploration Peak 1.4 miles easy.
1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-2pm) - Grab a stamp on your passport when you meet us at the top of the short Exploration Peak Park Hike. We'll be at the top. of the hike waiting to say hi.
Visit Exploration Park and make a 15 second westerm movie - Only available during park hours.
Find a Razor scooter, and shoot a 15 second demo video trying to get sponsored.
Show us your best team roller skating dance moves in a venue of your choosing, make it fabulous.
Go rollerskating/rollerblading and hold a limbo contest. How low can you go?
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented
Ski or snowboard down a grassy or sandy hill. Turn and burn.
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele
Put a picture of Lavar Burtons face on a kite and fly it high, just like Reading Rainbow. Don't forget to sing the theme song.
Challenge a stranger that is not a questival participant to a 50-100 meter foot race in a public park. Be a good sport win or lose.
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Nevada
As a team sing the state song of Nevada. Sing it loud sing it proud.
Take a photo or video with a wild Sagebrush
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Nevada state motto means to you.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Play a pop song on a kazoo tag the song in your caption.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
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.
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Get 100 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 8th thing on the menu.
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
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.
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)
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire.
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients
While camping in the wilderness make s'mores over a campfire add an extra ingredient and share your recipe in the caption.
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
Visit a historic site/ do a hike that is not on this list but should be.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunrise Saturday in Las Vegas is at 6:47am)
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Visit the Hoover Dam and reenact a scene from any movie filmed there.
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
Cross the border with another state. Take a video at the border doing your best Michael Jackson dance moves. #beatit
Take photo at Goldstrike Hot Springs (Difficult hike, 4 miles RT).
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
Take a dip in a Nevada Hot Springs.
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
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. (don't forget your totem)
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
While camping in the wilderness come up with a SUPER clever way of roasting one of your marshmallows for your s'more.
Howl at the moon as a team at midnight (Be quiet and respectful of your neighbors if you have sleeping neighbors nearby).
While camping in the wilderness make a commercial for a cologne/perfume based on the scent of campfire. Channel your inner Chanel™.
Camp overnight in a tent in the wilderness give an MTV Cribs style tour of your entire campsite. (Sorry yard/house camping doesn't count)
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around a campfire.
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire.
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
While camping share a meal with another team over a campfire. Two totems required in the submission.
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire.
While camping in the wilderness start a campfire without matches, a lighter, or starter fluid (fire must be contained inside a legal fire pit).
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
Share a campsite with another team. Two totems required in the submission.
Get 50 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with 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.
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Lay face down motionless in a public area for 60 seconds or until a stranger comes to check on you. Timelapse. (Check-in/checkpoints don't count also don't forget your totem)
Feed one of your teamates a piece of Country Archer Jerky in a creative way
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Make a 15 second commercial for the the City of Las Vegas
Write a note with 10 things you love about Nevada/Las Vegas and leave it for someone else to find.
Make a 15 second video of you suggestion what food should be the official state food of Nevada.
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
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.
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
Show us the best deal you can get on food with a coupon
Find and photograph a Nevada State Quarter.
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
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.
Challenge a non-Questival participant to a jump rope competition in a public space. Provide the jump ropes and offer a prize if they win. #goodsportsmanship
Hold a formal hula hoop Contest with stranger
Arm wrestle a stranger, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Impromptu rolled-up sock dodgeball with non-Questival participants who agree to play with you.
Find an awesome stranger who you think would be down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall. Find someone who is not participanting in the Questival.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Hold a staring contest with stranger while casually eating a piece of fruit..... don't break eye contact 15 second minimum.
Find a stranger who has the same birthday as you and provide proof.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Find and take a team photograph with this working sculpture. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Take part in the "Follow-the-Llama" Dance competition, get a photo/video of someone from your team participating. #goforthegold!
Pick up 20 pieces of trash in/around the Container 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.
Make a snapchat post at the festival and use The Questival geofilter. (Screenshot)
Take a selfie or a team picture with a real llama (Cusco) OR Miguel the Llama (We will announced from the stage when Miguel arrives)
Play Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team
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.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at the Container Park having parked legally and lawfully or having used public transport.
Go to LAYOP. Search their store to find the name of our LAYOP Kids Turtle. Take a picture of his name when you find it and get a FREE sticker prize from them.
Grab a bag of Country Archer Jerky at check-in and save it for a challenge that will come later
Grab a can of High Brew Coffee Drink (at least one) at check-in and save it for a challenge that will come later
Explore the innovative and beautiful Container Park and take a team photo at the Treehouse.
Start a public dance party and using the Michael Jackson's "Beat It". Get at least 5 strangers involved.
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite adventure movie with a brief explanation why.
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.
Come up with and film a 15 second team handshake or cheer.