The Powers Posse
Get llama nail art.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
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)
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.
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.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
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)
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
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.
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons."
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
Give a toast to one of your teamates and then take a swig of the official State Soft Drink of Maine. Tell us what it is in your caption.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Take a team photo in front of Our Lady of Victories
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (5pm-6pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Post Office Park, (next to Tommy's Park), complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp. Plan accordingly the challenge takes some time to complete.
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
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
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Take a break from your adventures and eat the official State Crustacean of Maine. Tell us how you like it prepared in your caption.
Eat some raw oysters as a team from a reputable source. Tell us where yo went in your caption.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Run into the ocean as a team while holding hands and cheering
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal memory from your childhood. Dig deep.
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
Skip a rock at least 7 times on water.
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of Portland
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Go to a busy part of Commercial Street 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 Maine
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
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)
Upload a video of a team member putting a lock on the Love Lock Bridge. Tell us who you love in the caption.
Take a photo next to a piece of the Berlin Wall. Tell us what year the Berlin Wall came down in your caption.
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.)
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Take a team photo in front of the Portland Observatory. Tell us what year it was built in your caption.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Visit http://www.portlandmuralinitiative.org, find 3 murals by local artists and upload a photo collage of your team visiting them.
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.
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.
Video of a team member slam dunking a basketball on a regulation 10' high hoop (if you're short get creative).
Write a note with 10 things you love about Maine and leave it for someone else to find.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (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.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Create a 10 second Rube Goldberg machine.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Leave a book at a little free library/tiny library (not a public or city library). Take a video explaining your addition. #readingisFUNdamental
Hike to Jewell Falls in Fore River Sanctuary, (2 miles). Take a team photo at the only natural waterfall in the entire State of Maine.
Cool off in a natural waterfall (in = completely under getting wet).
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-1pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Back Cove Park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 1 stamp. Plan extra time, checkpoint closes at 1:00pm exactly.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
During the 24 hours of Questival, visit 3 different islands. Upload a photo collage with photos of your team visiting each island (your team must be standing in front of some sign or iconic location to make it obvious which islands you visited)
Take a team photo with Bailey Island Bridge in the background, and tell us what makes it unique in your caption
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
Post a photo from Questival to your blog and put the url in the caption. (Screenshot).
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you origamized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
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)
Boulder one problem outdoors.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Hike to the top of Bradbury Mountain in Bradbury Mountain State park, (2 miles). Take a video showing us the views from the top.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Eat a spoonfull of the official State Sweetener of Maine. Tell us what it is in your caption
Get 50 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Find and photograph a New Mexico State Quarter.
Get 100 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Find and photograph a statue of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Tell us why he's important in your caption.
Find and photograph a statue of Portland Native John Ford. Tell us one of the films he won an oscar for in your caption.
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.
Visit 3 different lighthouses and upload a photo collage of your team at each one. Tell us where you went in your caption.
Send a net. Save a life. - As a team Donate $10 or more to Nothing But Nets at nothingbutnets.net/cotopaxi then upload a screenshot of your donation.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Find and photograph a Maine license plate. The real thing not a photo or any other facsimile.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
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.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include Portland 2017.
Donate to the IRC by clicking on this link. Upload a screenshot of your donation to receive points for this challenge.
Play a round of Giant Connect Four or Cornhole at the Festival with another team.
Pick up your 18L Luzon Daypack, and take a team photo showing us which colors you chose.
Come up with and film a 15 second team handshake or cheer.
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.