Lama Glama Quest for Persia
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)
Find a little free library/tiny library. Borrow a book and leave a book video explaining your selection. #readingisFUNdamental
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)
Do your best parkour moves at a local park. Loudly state the word "Parkour" while performing these daring moves.
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.
Take a load off and do some urban hammocking in a creative place. Be respectful of your anchor points when choosing a location.
During daylight hours find and take a team photograph with this piece of art. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
During daylight hours take a 15 second video with the state capital building in the background and tell what the California state motto means to you.
Go to a busy pedestrian area of downtown put on your headphones and karaoke your heart out to your favorite song, the whole song, BE LOUD. (aka "Headphone Karaoke")
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of California.
Politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele
Stop and smell the roses at the International World Peace Rose Gardens. Do not pick any flowers!!
Walk like a flock of chickens across a very public place. Get clucking! (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Take a 15 second video sharing your favorite hiking trail and explain why.
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
Filter water from a natural source and drink it. Water must be properly filtered and no a kitchen filter does not filter properly.
Craft a canoe out of cardboard and float a teammate in it. Must float for 5 seconds minimum and teammate must stay dry.
Do a flip into a pond, river or lake.
Fit your whole team on a paddleboard and paddle at least 10 feet out into a natural body of water.
Skip a rock at least 7 times on water.
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who you think would be down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
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.
Boulder one problem outdoors.
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Show us your best team roller skating dance moves in a venue of your choosing, make it fabulous.
Hold a staring contest with stranger while casually eating a piece of fruit..... don't break eye contact 15 second minimum.
Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Get llama nail art.
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
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).
As a team sing the state song of California. Sing it loud sing it proud.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Craft your own version of the California state artifact.
Whittle yourself a spoon and eat some soup with it.
Hurdle a full-size garbage can. After you're finished, empty your pockets of any trash.
Recreate your favorite California sports moment and tag the hero of your story on social media.
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Find a Razor scooter, and shoot a 15 second demo video trying to get sponsored.
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
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 >
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.
Mail a sweet potato to a friend using the US Postal Service. Yes a potato and no box is needed.
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing Bicycle Race by Queen together whilst doing so.
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
Take a photo or video with the state pet of California.
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette.
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.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Do a 'track' stand for 10 seconds on a bike. No balance assistance allowed.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Give a team-member a mohawk. Do it right, buzz everything but the spine. fohawks could be grounds for disqualification.
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
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Do your best impression of the state reptile of California.
Find and photograph a California State Quarter.
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire.
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around a campfire.
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.
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 recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire.
While camping in the wilderness make a commercial for a cologne/perfume based on the scent of campfire. Channel your inner Chanel™.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
While camping in the wilderness come up with a SUPER clever way of roasting one of your marshmallows for your s'more.
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 s'mores over a campfire add an extra ingredient and share your recipe in the caption.
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second commercial for the Central valley of California.
Write a note with 10 things you love about Sacramento and leave it for someone else to find.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Do the state dance of California with another team.
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.
Eat something from one of the check-in party food vendors and take a quick pic.
Take part as a competior or spectator in the dance off. Get a photo/video of the best dance moves. #goforthegold!
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take 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.
Take a selfie or a team picture with one of the Questival flags.
Play Giant "Beer" Pong at the Festival with another team
Take a team photo with the Mount Cotopaxi photo backdrop on the backside of the store.
Play cornhole at the Festival with another team
Start a public dance party and using the Michael Jackson's "Beat It". Get at least 5 strangers involved.
Come up with and film a 15 second team handshake or cheer.
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.
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.