Not Our First All-Nighter
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Get at least 15 high fives in 15 seconds from people not participating in the Questival.
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)
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.
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")
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with all passport stamps visible.
2 - TIMEFRAME (5-7pm) - We'll be at Bellagio Fountains for a puzzling experience.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Find a busy public place and recite some lyrics from Neil Diamond as thoughtfully as possible.
Do your best parkour moves at a local park. Loudly state the word "Parkour" while performing these daring moves.
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
Sing the cheers theme song outside of the oldest saloon in Las Vegas.
Cool off in a natural waterfall (in = completely under getting wet).
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.
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
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
Collect 50 pieces of trash along a hiking trail and recycle what you can. #dogood
Drink water from a freshwater spring.
Photo with an octogenarian, maybe if you're lucky maybe they'll tell you some stories.
Recreate your favorite Nevada historical moment.
As a team sing the state song of Nevada. Sing it loud sing it proud.
Make a 15 second commercial for the the City of Las Vegas
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunset Saturday in Las Vegas is at 6:24pm)
Filter water from a natural source and drink it. Water must be properly filtered and no a kitchen filter does not filter properly.
Play a pop song on a kazoo tag the song in your caption.
Drink water from a freshwater spring (a spring is a point where groundwater flows out of the ground, and is thus where the aquifer surface meets the surface of the earth).
Take a photo of a wild burro.
Boulder one problem outdoors.
Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Sing a Joshua Tree your favorite U2 song. Make sure that your are really giving it your best.
Visit a town with a population below 500. Take a picture by the population sign. No sign, no points.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Nevada state motto means to you.
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.
Take a load off and do some urban hammocking in a creative place. Be respectful of your anchor points when choosing a location.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Show us your best volleyball serve over an actual volleyball net at a real volleyball court with a volleyball.
Visit Exploration Park and make a 15 second westerm movie - Only available during park hours.
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.
Hurdle a full-size garbage can. After you're finished, empty your pockets of any trash.
Hug a pinus monophylla or pinus longaeva.
Take a photo or video with a wild Sagebrush
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.
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).
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)
Summit Exploration Peak 1.4 miles easy.
Do a team cheer with the Vegas skyline in the background atop Exploration Peak during open hours.... no trespassing. :)
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.
Make a 15 second video of you suggestion what food should be the official state food of Nevada.
Plan a 3 day backpacking meal, film a video explaining what you would bring and share some backpacking food tricks and tips
film a video illustrating how to find a clean natural water source
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
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)
Have a teammate hold their breath while completely submerged underwater for as long as they can. Submit timelapse footage and record the total time in the description. (don't forget your totem)
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
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
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 for a correct response. Record their reaction.
Give one of your team members a performance review in a real boardroom.
Visit a historic site/ do a hike that is not on this list but should be.
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Go to a driving range and hold a team long-drive competition. Record your longest drive.
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.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Show us the best deal you can get on food with a coupon
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.
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
Create a 15 second Rube Goldberg machine.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Cotopaxi Questival book club: recommend your favorite book with brief explanation why.
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
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.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
Give a team-member a mohawk. Do it right, buzz everything but the spine. fohawks could be grounds for disqualification.
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. (don't forget your totem)
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
Tandem cartwheel with a teammate for at least one full rotation. (need a lesson? tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Mail a sweet potato to a friend using the US Postal Service. Yes a potato and no box is needed.
Find a birds nest with eggs in it IN NATURE. NOT EGGS YOU BOUGHT FROM A STORE. Real bird eggs.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Feed one of your teamates a piece of Country Archer Jerky in a creative way
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
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
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunrise Saturday in Las Vegas is at 6:47am)
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Howl at the moon as a team at midnight (Be quiet and respectful of your neighbors if you have sleeping neighbors nearby).
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Get llama nail art.
Find and photograph a Nevada State Quarter.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
Go to a public place where music is playing (not the check-in festival) and challenge a stranger to a dance battle. Make it legit. Create non-monetary stakes. Loser pays up.
Relax and do some tai chi at the Wynn's koi pond.
Find the Art-O-Mat vending machines on the strip. Buy some art if you feel so inclined.
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Get a picture with fans from 4 separate college basketball teams who are a part of the same conference here for a tournament. Make a picture collage. #conferencetournamentweekend
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.
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Take a picture with a current or former player from a professional sports franchise in person. No statues, old screengrabs or any other facsimile.
Visit the "Pipe Dream" statue and do your best blue man group impersonation.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds on Fremont Street or the 'Strip'
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 >
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your elbows.
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)
Hold a staring contest with stranger while casually eating a piece of fruit..... don't break eye contact 15 second minimum.
Hold a formal hula hoop Contest with stranger
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Nevada
Write a note with 10 things you love about Nevada/Las Vegas and leave it for someone else to find.
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
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of public transit.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** - Full 15 second freestyle rap with an enterage of strangers somewhere along Fremont Street or the Las Vegas strip
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Do a centipede massage train with a stranger in a busy area (the person in the back has control and whatever she/he does with their fingers, the others have to do) Put the stranger at the front of the centipede. #service
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Arm wrestle a stranger, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Walk like a flock of chickens across a very public place. Get clucking! Complete this challenge outside of check-in/checkpoints)
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
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 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 and take a team photograph with this working sculpture. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Find a stranger who has the exact same middle name as you and provide proof.
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
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)
Play Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team
Explore the innovative and beautiful Container Park and take a team photo at the Treehouse.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at the Container Park having parked legally and lawfully or having used public transport.
Grab a can of High Brew Coffee Drink (at least one) at check-in and save it for a challenge that will come later
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.
Grab a bag of Country Archer Jerky at check-in and save it for a challenge that will come later
Make a snapchat post at the festival and use The Questival geofilter. (Screenshot)
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 part in the "Follow-the-Llama" Dance competition, get a photo/video of someone from your team participating. #goforthegold!
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.