Queens of Neon
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Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
Recreate your favorite Nevada historical moment.
Do your best parkour moves at a local park. Loudly state the word "Parkour" while performing these daring moves.
Personally thank a current/former professor/teacher/coach for the impact they have had on your life. Phone, facetime or skype.
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
film a video illustrating how to find a clean natural water source
Sing a Joshua Tree your favorite U2 song. Make sure that your are really giving it your best.
Get at least 15 high fives in 15 seconds from people not participating in the Questival.
***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.)
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunset Saturday in Las Vegas is at 6:24pm)
Find a birds nest with eggs in it IN NATURE. NOT EGGS YOU BOUGHT FROM A STORE. Real bird eggs.
Donate healthy nonperishable food to the homeless shelter or food bank of your choice. Minimum two items per teammate.
Give one of your team members a performance review in a real boardroom.
Find a Razor scooter, and shoot a 15 second demo video trying to get sponsored.
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Trade a piece of clothing with a stranger that is not participating in the Questival. FOR KEEPS!
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.
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
Hurdle a full-size garbage can. After you're finished, empty your pockets of any trash.
Boulder one problem outdoors.
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette.
Find and photograph a Nevada State Quarter.
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
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.
While camping in the wilderness document/photograph at least 4 different types of wildlife, each unique/from separate animal families. (Don't forget the totem)
Summit Exploration Peak 1.4 miles easy.
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Visit a historic site/ do a hike that is not on this list but should be.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** - Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal moment from your childhood. Dig deep.
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
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.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
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 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.
Get llama nail art.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Photo with an octogenarian, maybe if you're lucky maybe they'll tell you some stories.
Mail a sweet potato to a friend using the US Postal Service. Yes a potato and no box is needed.
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
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.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
As a team complete an entire fitness class 30 minutes or more (Zumba, Spin, etc.) dressed in head-to-toe aerobics gear. (Timelapse, don't forget your totem)
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
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
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
Collect 50 pieces of trash along a hiking trail and recycle what you can. #dogood
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 a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
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
Get 50 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Find a busy public place and recite some lyrics from Neil Diamond as thoughtfully as possible.
Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Do a team cheer with the Vegas skyline in the background atop Exploration Peak during open hours.... no trespassing. :)
Hold a formal hula hoop Contest with stranger
Convince a non-Questival participant to paint their face with the logo of your favorite sports franchise
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Nevada
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator
Find the Art-O-Mat vending machines on the strip. Buy some art if you feel so inclined.
Arm wrestle a stranger, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Walk two lengths of a slackline without falling off. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Sing the cheers theme song outside of the oldest saloon in Las Vegas.
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.
Cross the border with another state. Take a video at the border doing your best Michael Jackson dance moves. #beatit
Hold a staring contest with stranger while casually eating a piece of fruit..... don't break eye contact 15 second minimum.
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.
Make a scarf out of a blanket and talk to people in a public place in a British accent about fancy things.
Visit the "Pipe Dream" statue and do your best blue man group impersonation.
Make a 15 second commercial for the the City of Las Vegas
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")
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
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.
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)
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
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
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)
Take a load off and do some urban hammocking in a creative place. Be respectful of your anchor points when choosing a location.
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Nevada state motto means to you.
As a team sing the state song of Nevada. Sing it loud sing it proud.
Make a 15 second video of you suggestion what food should be the official state food of Nevada.
Play a pop song on a kazoo tag the song in your caption.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
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.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
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
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)
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 start a campfire without matches, a lighter, or starter fluid (fire must be contained inside a legal fire pit).
Write a note with 10 things you love about Nevada/Las Vegas and leave it for someone else to find.
Visit a town with a population below 500. Take a picture by the population sign. No sign, no points.
Find life in Death Valley - Frolic in the super bloom
Take a photo or video with a wild Sagebrush
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Fit entire team in a phone booth, a real enclosed booth like the kind superman would use or tardis.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 8th thing on the menu.
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.
Eat two crickets #doubledareyou.
Get 100 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
Share a campsite with another team. Two totems required in the submission.
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around a campfire.
While camping in the wilderness make s'mores over a campfire add an extra ingredient and share your recipe in the caption.
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 come up with a SUPER clever way of roasting one of your marshmallows for your s'more.
While camping in the wilderness make a commercial for a cologne/perfume based on the scent of campfire. Channel your inner Chanel™.
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire.
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 make a homemade "ghillie suit" and attempt to sneak close to an animal in nature….OR a teammate and scare the stuffing out of them.
Cotopaxi Questival book club: recommend your favorite book with brief explanation why.
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.)
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** - Full 15 second freestyle rap with an enterage of strangers somewhere along Fremont Street or the Las Vegas strip
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Have an accurate 'weigh in' ala the weigh-ins at a UFC event. Convince a stranger to be the one facing off with you.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Find and take a team photograph with this working sculpture. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Feed one of your teamates a piece of Country Archer Jerky in a creative way
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Find a stranger who has the exact same middle name as you and provide proof.
Take part in the "Follow-the-Llama" Dance competition, get a photo/video of someone from your team participating. #goforthegold!
Make a snapchat post at the festival and use The Questival geofilter. (Screenshot)
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.
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)
Explore the innovative and beautiful Container Park and take a team photo at the Treehouse.
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.
Play Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team
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
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at the Container Park having parked legally and lawfully or having used 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. We'll combine these flags from every city to create a giant display at the end of the year.
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.
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.