The Oxford Llamas
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
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)
Write a note with 10 things you love about San Francisco and leave it for someone else to find.
Get 50 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Take a photo of a real live San Francisco Bison during daylight hours
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)
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)
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (5pm-7pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Lafayette Park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp. Plan accordingly the challenge takes some time to complete.
Get llama nail art.
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (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 for a correct response. Record their reaction.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include "SF 2017".
Hit a bullseye on a real dartboard from regulation distance, it's 7 feet 9.25 inches FYI.
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Go to (Mission) Delores Park and find the Golden Fire Hydrant. Do 'foot fires' as a team as fast as you can with the hydrant in the video. #feetsohot
Bowl a strike at a bowling alley... then moonwalk backwards and yell Questival.
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
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.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
Make a tutorial on how to remove the seed in an actual Persea Americana
Take a team picture at Clarion Alley with your favorite street art in the background. #mission
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Boulder one problem outdoors.
As a team sing the state song of California. Sing it loud sing it proud.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
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.
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.
Find the 13 trees planted to represent the original colonies. Take a photo of the plaque commemorating this forgotten monument
Take a science-y team photo outside of the California Academy of Sciences museum. Come back another day for a proper visit (San Francisco resident free day info tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Do your best "windmill" dance move in front of a real Dutch Windmill
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons.
Hit a bullseye with a bow and arrow at an archery range. #becarefultonothurtanyone
Visit the small columned memorial of the destruction of 1906 that sits on the edge of a lake
Enjoy the view of "Three Gems" has to offer
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of San Francisco
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)
Shake hands with the mayor of any city in California.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Pick up 100 pieces of trash at a local San Francisco BEACH, recycle what you can and put the rest in the trash. Take a video clearly showing what you gathered.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Craft a canoe out of cardboard and float a teammate in it. Must float for 5 seconds minimum and teammate must stay dry.
Show us your best team roller skating dance moves in a venue of your choosing, make it fabulous.
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-2pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Mountain Lake Park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 1 stamp. Plan extra time, checkpoint closes at 2:00pm exactly.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Personally thank a current/former professor/teacher/coach for the impact they have had on your life. Phone, facetime or skype.
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.
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.
Take a 15 second video and tell what the California state motto means to you.
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
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.
Do your best gymnastics trick on a trampoline that you have permission to use. The rest of your team needs to hold up judging point cards.
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
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 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.
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)
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing Bicycle Race by Queen together whilst doing so.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Find a Razor scooter, and shoot a 15 second demo video trying to get sponsored.
Perform your best belly flop at a public pool. Get everyone's attention first. Really go for it!
Make a Real World style confession video about the love of your life inside an inclosed slide
Take a photo or video with a wild Eschscholzia californica
Cool off in a natural waterfall (in = completely under getting wet).
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
Donate $10 to the IRC by visiting https://www.rescue.org/cotopaxi then upload a screenshot of your donation.
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.
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented.
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly
Do a 'track' stand for 8 full seconds on a bike or razor scooter. No balance assistance allowed.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
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.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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).
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Convince a non-Questival participant to paint their face with the logo of your favorite sports franchise
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
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 >
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
Filter water from a natural source and drink it. Water must be properly filtered and no a kitchen filter does not filter properly.
Video of a team member slam dunking a basketball on a regulation 10' high hoop (if you're short get creative).
Go rollerskating/rollerblading and hold a limbo contest. How low can you go?
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you origamized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
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 a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Hold a formal hula hoop Contest with stranger not participating in the Questival.
Film a video out in the wilderness illustrating how to find a clean and safe natural water source for drinking.
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)
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)
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Create a 15 second Rube Goldberg machine.
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
Find a lactating farm animal (i.e. cow, goat, etc.), and with permission from the owner, squirt the milk directly into your mouth.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Make a video telling us something you learned about Lotta's Fountain *with the fountain in the background*
Make a video of your team conducting the music coming from The Wave Organ
Play a pop song on a kazoo/harmonica. Tag the song in your caption.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
Eat a beetle #doubledareyou.
Eat an entire Cynara cardunculus var. scolymus
Eat two crickets #doubledareyou.
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
Leave a book at a little free library/tiny library (not a public or city library). Take a video explaining your addition. #readingisFUNdamental
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Partake of the "official" dish of SF (Chowder in a Bread Bowl) with no hands.
Tandem cartwheel with a teammate for at least one full rotation. (need a lesson? tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Very politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
Take a seat next to the Ruth Asawa’s Fountain
Take a photo of an alley way plaque that reads “On approximately this spot, Miles Archer, partner of Sam Spade, was done in by Brigid O’Shaughnessy.”
Find and photograph the Admission Day Monument Octopuses
Take a picture with a FAKE Ursus arctos californicus
In the Financial District find the Banker's Heart sculpture and confess one of your deepest secrets to it (don't step on the greenery please!).
Visit the Financial District and take a video of the corporate goddesses #zoom
Post a photo from Questival to your blog and put the url in the caption. (Screenshot).
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Go to St Louis Alley in Chinatown and in slow motion recreate fight scene from the movie "Big Trouble in Little China".
Take a photo in front of the oldest bar in San Francisco
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire. 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.
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
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.)
Take a team photo visiting of the last remaining relic of San Francisco's glittering 1915 Panama Pacific Exposition
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Take a selfie in front of a Yoda Fountain
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
While camping share a meal with another team over a campfire. Two totems required in the submission. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
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 sing a pop song around your campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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 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.
Find and photograph a California State Quarter.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Take a selfie or a team picture with Miguel the Llama. (We will announced from the stage when Miguel arrives)
Take part in the "Follow-the-Llama" Dance competition, get a photo/video of someone from your team participating. #goforthegold!
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 your new Luzon backpacks in a creative way. #art
Make a 15 second video about your favorite product Cotopaxi makes and tell us why!
Play a round of Giant "Beer" Pong, Giant Connect Four or Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Purchase a Cotopaxi product from our mobile store (at this Questival!), and take a photo using it in the wild.
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.
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.
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.