Video of a team member slam dunking a basketball on a regulation hoop (if you're short get creative).
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.
Stop and smell the roses at the International World Peace Rose Gardens. Do not pick any flowers!!
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.
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.
Trade a piece of clothing with a stranger that is not participating in the Questival. FOR KEEPS!
Get at least 15 high fives in 15 seconds from people not participating in the Questival.
Get the best deal you can get on food with a coupon.
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.
Convince a non-Questival participant to paint their face with the logo of your favorite sports franchise
Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Personally thank a current/former professor/teacher/coach for the impact they have had on your life. Phone, facetime or skype.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your elbows.
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)
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 >
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (5pm-7pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Crocker Park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp. Plan accordingly the challenge takes some time to complete.
Tandem cartwheel with a teammate for at least one full rotation. (need a lesson? tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Play a pop song on a kazoo tag the song in your caption.
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
Recreate your favorite California sports moment and tag the hero of your story on social media.
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
Eat two crickets #doubledareyou.
Take a load off and do some urban hammocking in a creative place. Be respectful of your anchor points when choosing a location.
Fit entire team in a phone booth, a real enclosed booth like the kind superman would use or tardis.
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
Hike Clark's Hole Trail and take a team photo at Clarke's Hole.
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).
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)
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
Post a photo from Questival to your blog and put the url in the caption. (Screenshot).
Filter water from a natural source and drink it. Water must be properly filtered and no a kitchen filter does not filter properly.
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.
During daylight hours find and take a team photograph with this statue. Hint, it's not in Sacramento. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Get llama nail art.
Find a little free library/tiny library. Borrow a book and leave a book video explaining your selection. #readingisFUNdamental
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Find a busy public place and recite some lyrics from Neil Diamond as thoughtfully as possible.
As a team find a busy outdoor area and perform a scene from the state outdoor play of California, "Ramona Pageant". (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint)
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.
During daylight hours find and take a team photograph with this statue. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
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")
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds with the Golden 1 Center in the background.
During daylight hours find and take a team photograph with this piece of art. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
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.
Walk like a flock of chickens across a very public place. Get clucking! (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
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
Hold a staring contest with stranger while casually eating a piece of fruit..... don't break eye contact 15 second minimum.
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
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)
Politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-2pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Freemont park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp. Plan extra time, checkpoint closes at 2:00pm exactly.
Take a photo or video with the state pet of California.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
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)
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.
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.
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Skip a rock at least 7 times on water.
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.
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)
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
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.
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.
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).
Create a 15 second Rube Goldberg machine.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second commercial for the Central valley of California.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Craft your own version of the California state artifact.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Impress us with your connections/access to one of Sacramento's professional sports teams (Kings, River Cats, Rebublic FC or Sacramento Express).
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients
Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly
Take a 15 second video sharing your favorite hiking trail and explain why.
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 tandem longboarding while singing Unchained Melody.
Perform a blind taste test with a cornstarch packing peanut and a puffy cheeto.
Plan a 3 day backpacking meal, film a video explaining what you would bring and share some backpacking food tricks and tips
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
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.
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented.
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around a campfire.
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
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 start a campfire without matches, a lighter, or starter fluid (fire must be contained inside a legal fire pit).
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.
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire.
While camping in the wilderness come up with a SUPER clever way of roasting one of your marshmallows for your s'more.
While camping in the wilderness make a commercial for a cologne/perfume based on the scent of campfire. Channel your inner Chanel™.
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
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)
Catch a fish outdoors in a natural body of water with a rod and reel.
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette.
PRIZE CHALLENGE! Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal memory from your childhood. Dig deep.
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Hurdle a full-size garbage can. After you're finished, empty your pockets of any trash.
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
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)
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Go to a bowling alley and challenge a group of strangers to a 'bowl off' and go head to head with them. Losers buy drinks for the winner.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
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.)
Bowl a strike at a bowling alley... then moonwalk backwards and yell Questival.
Visit your favorite Karaoke bar/restaurant spot and sing something from the group "Cake".
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
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)
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
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.
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
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.
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
Do the state dance of California with another team.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who you think would be down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
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 team members a performance review in a real boardroom.
Do your best impression of the state reptile of California.
As a team sing the state song of California. Sing it loud sing it proud.
Find and photograph a California State Quarter.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Write a note with 10 things you love about Sacramento and leave it for someone else to find.
Eat something from one of the check-in party food vendors and take a quick pic.
Play Giant "Beer" Pong at the Festival with another team
Play cornhole at the Festival with another team
Take part as a competior or spectator in the dance off. Get a photo/video of the best dance moves. #goforthegold!
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.
Take a team photo with the Mount Cotopaxi photo backdrop on the backside of the store.
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.
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.