***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
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.
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons."
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
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 creative team picture with the the state flag of Oregon.
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.
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator
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.
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Partake of the unofficial State Pie of Oregon with no hands. *hint* it begins with Marion...
Find and photograph these 6 state quarters together with your totem, Oregon, Washington, California, Idaho, Nevada and Utah.
Recreate your favorite scene from the TV series Portlandia.
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing Bicycle Race by Queen together whilst doing so.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
As a team sing the state song of Oregon. Sing it loud sing it proud.
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (5pm-7pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Colonel Summers Park (SE 17th Ave & Taylor St, Portland, OR 97214), complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp. Plan accordingly the challenge takes some time to complete.
Make a 15 second music video with lyrics about Mt. Hood
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
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds on SW Yamhill St. Do a little research and tell us something about the location's history in your caption.
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.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
As a team, hike to the highest point of Pittock Mansion loop. Take a team photo like you just summited Everest.
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!
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)
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Do your best parkour moves at a local park. Loudly state the word "Parkour" while performing these daring moves.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
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.
Get 15 high fives in 15 seconds from 15 different people not participating in the questival.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** As a team, do something we've never seen in front of the "keep Portland weird" sign.
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 flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
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.
Get the best deal you can get on food with a coupon.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
Find and take a team photograph with this statue. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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)
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of Portland
Find and take a team photograph with this art instilation during daylight hours. Tell us what "Everything" means to you in the caption. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Find and take a team photograph with this mural during daylight hours. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-2pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at the Cathedral City Park (6635 N Baltimore Ave, Portland, OR 97203), complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 1 stamp. Plan extra time, checkpoint closes at 2:00pm exactly.
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Plan a 3 day backpacking meal, film a video explaining what you would bring and share some backpacking food tricks and tips
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you origamized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
Film a video out in the wilderness illustrating how to find a clean and safe natural water source for drinking.
Do a flip into a pond, river or lake.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (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!).
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Write a note with 10 things you love about Portland and leave it for someone else to find.
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.
Take a photo of your team enjoying the smallest park in Portland.
Go to a cafe and order a local Portland roasted coffee. Be sure to include the cup logo and name of the roaster in your submission. Tell us where if you take sugar and cream in the caption.
Take a photo in front of the oldest bar in Portland. Tell us what year it was built in your caption.
Hug a pseudotsuga menziesii.
Take a picture of your entire team pretending to shake hands with the Portlandia statue.
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
Give one of your team members a performance review in a real boardroom.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
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.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
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)
Hike to Kelley Point. Make a 15 second National Geographic style commentary in the video on the two rivers that converge.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Take a photo in the Gazebo at the end of the Smith and Bybee Lakes Hike.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
As a team, walk across a supspension foot bridge. One of those pretty ones you see on social media.
Make a photo collage of a wild flower, a moss tree, the boardwalk and a bridge from the Woods Park Loop Hike
Make a 15 second video while hiking the Oaks Bottom Loop that zooms in on a bird at some point duting the video.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
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. Take a screenshot of your donation to an IRC rep at the next to the Cotopaxi Store. They'll give you a piece of fabric to write a "Message of Hope" to a refugee.
Visit the High Brew Tent and get a can of High Brew for you and your teammates to keep you up the next 24 hours. Take a creative photo with your take.
Visit the Noosa Tent and get a free sample of their delicious fare, take a picture of your team enjoying it.
Take a selfie or a team picture with Miguel the Llama. (We will announced from the stage when Miguel arrives)
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.