Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
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.
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.
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
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.
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (5pm-7pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Gateway Park West Side, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp. The Questival app closes at 7:00pm plan time for the challenge.
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you origamized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of public transit.
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator
Get 15 high fives in 15 seconds from 15 different people not participating in the 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.
Boulder one problem outdoors.
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
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)
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
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)
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Cool off in a natural waterfall (in = completely under getting wet).
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.
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 50 pieces of trash along a hiking trail and recycle what you can. #dogood
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
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.
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
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.
Face swap with a stranger not participating in the Questival post a video of the results.
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
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.
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.
Go to a driving range and hold a team long-drive competition. Record your longest drive.
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds on the National Mall during daylight hours.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Very politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a real guitar/ukulele.
Get the best deal you can get on food with a coupon.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
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.
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)
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-2pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at (Meridian Hill Park), complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp. Plan time to complete the challenge, the checkpoint closes at 2:00pm exactly.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
At checkpoint #1 on Saturday, invite another team to dance the official state folk dance of Maryland. (Two totems required)
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Hold a formal hula hoop Contest with stranger not participating in the Questival.
Write a note with 10 things you love about D.C./Arlington and leave it for someone else to find.
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Maryland state motto means to you.
As a team sing the state song of Virginia. "Carry Me Back to Old Virginia". Sing it loud sing it proud.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second commercial for the city of Arlington.
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
Lay face down motionless in a public area for 60 seconds or until a stranger comes to check on you. Timelapse. ((Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in also don't forget your totem)
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
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)
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.)
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
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 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.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
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 >
Show us your best volleyball serve over an actual volleyball net at a real volleyball court with a volleyball.
Leave a book at a little free library/tiny library (not a public or city library). Take a video explaining your addition. #readingisFUNdamental
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Go tandem longboarding while singing "Don't Go Breaking My Heart".
Make a field goal from the 15 yard line... wait for it... with your left foot then celebrate with a dance.
Create a fictional sports team for Virginia and film a 15 second promo video for this new sports team.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
Convince a non-Questival participant to paint their face with the logo of your favorite sports franchise
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing Bicycle Race by Queen together whilst doing so.
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
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
Get llama nail art.
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. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
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.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** 15 second video. Reenact a scene from National Treasure or Night at the Museum, the more accurate the better.
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
Take team photos at The White House, Capitol, Jefferson Monument and Washington Monument. Post a collage.
Take a possessed team photo at The Exorcist Stairs.
Go to a busy part of M St in Georgetown, put on your headphones and karaoke your heart out to your favorite song, the whole song, BE LOUD. (aka "Headphone Karaoke")
Take a team photo in front of the Godey Lime Kilns plaque.
Relax for a few minutes in what be the smallest park in D.C., Sonny Bono Memorial Park.
Take a team photo on Albert Einstein's lap.
Visit the Zero Milestone and take a video explaining its significance to D.C.
Give one of your team members a performance review in a real boardroom.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Find and take a team photograph with this building during daylight hours. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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.
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.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Find and take a team photograph with this piece of art during daylight hours. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Take a 15 second video outside of your favorite Smithsonian Museum and tell why it's your favorite.
Take a moment to reflect at the Titanic Memorial.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Take part in the "Follow-the-Llama" Dance competition, get a photo/video of someone from your team participating. #goforthegold!
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Find and photograph the three chalk llamas hidden on the sky bridge at Gateway Park. Post a collage.
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.
Take a team photo with the Washington monument in the background from the sky bridge at Gateway Park.
Play a round of Giant "Beer" Pong, Giant Connect Four or Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
Take a selfie or a team picture with Miguel the Llama. (We will announced from the stage when Miguel arrives)
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, then submit a screenshot of your donation to complete the challenge
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.
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.
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.