Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
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)
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.)
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
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.
Very politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a real guitar/ukulele.
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)
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.
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)
Go to a local thrift store and find a unique item. Take said item to a crowded area, ask a quiz question and then deliver the item to a stranger not participating in the questival for a correct response. Record their reaction.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Plan a 3 day backpacking meal, film a video explaining what you would bring and share some backpacking food tricks and tips
Do a flip into a pond, river or lake.
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented.
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 Rube Goldberg machine.
Filter water from a natural source and drink it. Water must be properly filtered and no a kitchen filter does not filter properly.
Film a video out in the wilderness illustrating how to find a clean and safe natural water source for drinking.
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.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Get 50 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Video of a team member slam dunking a basketball on a regulation 10' high hoop (if you're short get creative).
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
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
Challenge another team to a 100 meter swim race in an olympic size pool. Two totems required in the submission. (Timelapse)
Perform your best belly flop at a public pool. Get everyone's attention first. Really go for it!
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)
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)
Post a photo from Questival to your blog and put the url in the caption. (Screenshot).
Do your best parkour moves at a local park. Loudly state the word "Parkour" while performing these daring moves.
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.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
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 >
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Play a pop song on a kazoo/harmonica. Tag the song in your caption.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Personally thank a current/former professor/teacher/coach for the impact they have had on your life. Phone, facetime or skype.
Give a stranger not participating in the questivala compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
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.
Do a 'track' stand for 8 full seconds on a bike or razor scooter. No balance assistance allowed.
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)
Tandem cartwheel with a teammate for at least one full rotation. (need a lesson? tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
Give a team-member a mohawk. Do it right, buzz everything but the spine. fohawks could be grounds for disqualification.
Find a Razor scooter, and shoot a 15 second demo video trying to get sponsored.
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
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.
Get two pool noodles and go head to head with a teammate in the state sport of Maryland.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Hit a bullseye with a bow and arrow at an archery range. #becarefultonothurtanyone
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
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.
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
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.
As a team hike to the top of Sugarloaf Mountain and take a team photo or video.
Face swap with a stranger not participating in the Questival post a video of the results.
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.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Whittle yourself a spoon and eat some soup with it.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
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)
Boulder one problem outdoors.
Perform a blind taste test with a cornstarch packing peanut and a puffy cheeto.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Find a birds nest with eggs in it IN NATURE. NOT EGGS YOU BOUGHT FROM A STORE. Real bird eggs.
Find and photograph the state/territory quarters for D.C., Maryland and Virginia.
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Find a lactating farm animal (i.e. cow, goat, etc.), and with permission from the owner, squirt the milk directly into your mouth.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Swing into a pond, river or lake from a rope swing.
Skip a rock at least 7 times on water.
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Cool off in a natural waterfall (in = completely under getting wet).
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
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!
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
While camping in the wilderness come up with a SUPER clever way of roasting one of your marshmallows for your s'more. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
While camping at in the wilderness make a commercial for a cologne/perfume based on the scent of campfire. Channel your inner Chanel™. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Eat two crickets #doubledareyou.
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
While camping in the wilderness make s'mores over a campfire add an extra ingredient and share your recipe in the caption. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
While camping in the wilderness start a campfire without matches, a lighter, or starter fluid (fire must be contained inside a legal fire pit). Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Share a campsite with another team. Two totems required in the submission. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
While camping share a meal with another team over a campfire. Two totems required in the submission. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
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)
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Take team photos at The White House, Capitol, Jefferson Monument and Washington Monument. Post a collage.
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
Take a team photo on Albert Einstein's lap.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** 15 second video. Reenact a scene from National Treasure or Night at the Museum, the more accurate the better.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
Take a 15 second video outside of your favorite Smithsonian Museum and tell why it's your favorite.
Find and take a team photograph with this piece of art during daylight hours. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing Bicycle Race by Queen together whilst doing so.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second commercial for the city of Arlington.
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
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)
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Play a round of Giant "Beer" Pong, Giant Connect Four or Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival 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.
Donate to the IRC by clicking on this link, then submit a screenshot of your donation to complete the challenge
Find and photograph the three chalk llamas hidden on the sky bridge at Gateway Park. Post a collage.
Take a team photo with the Washington monument in the background from the sky bridge at Gateway Park.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
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.
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.