The Sand People
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.
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
Find a statue by Dennis Smith that depicts two children playing Cat's Cradle.
Do a humans of new york style post about someone you met at Questival.
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you organized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
Relax and do some tai chi at the International Peace Gardens
Take a picture at Trolley Square
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
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)
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Go to a busy part of Main Street 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 somewhere on Main Street downtown
Take a team photo in front of the Utah state capitol building.
Take a ride on UTA in the Free Fare Zone
Make a 15 second commercial for Salt lake City
Count how many steps there are up to the entrance of the Utah Capital. Divide that number by 5. Now name the shape that has that many sides. Take a photo of your answer written on a napkin in RED ink.
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Utah.
Hike to the top of Ensign Peak (1mi RT Easy) Take a photo next to the spire at the top.
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).
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
Take a photo in front of the world's first KFC
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 do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
**PRIZE CHALLENGE** Do your best to recreate this photo as a team. (Tap this challenge then tap "GO")
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
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)
Show us your fidget spinner moves, then throw your fidget spinner in the trash and do literally anything else
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
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.
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.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
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)
Sing a song with your team as if you were the Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
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)
Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
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.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Write a note with 10 things you love about Utah 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.
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.
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your elbows.
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.
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)
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 >
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival
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)
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Go tandem longboarding while singing "My Heart Will Go On".
Show us your best volleyball serve over an actual volleyball net at a real volleyball court with a volleyball.
Video of a team member slam dunking a basketball on a regulation 10' high hoop (if you're short get creative).
Recreate your favorite Utah Jazz moment and tag the hero of your story on social media.
Get 50 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
**PRIZE CHALLENGE** Perform your best belly flop at a public pool. Get everyone's attention first. Really go for it!
Film a video of your team playing your favorite summer yard game
**PRIZE CHALLENGE**Do your best to recreate this photo as a team. (Tap this challenge then tap "GO")
Do your best to recreate this photo as a team. (Tap this challenge then tap "GO")
Climb the highest tree you can find and take a photo of your view from the top
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Boulder one problem outdoors.
Find the biggest rock you can and have a contest to see who can throw it the farthest just like in Braveheart.
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)
During daylight hours do a touchdown celebration dance with either Rice-Eccles Stadium or LaVell Edwards Stadium in the background.
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
Cool off in a natural waterfall (in = completely under getting wet).
Visit a historic site/do a hike that is not on this list but should be.
Do a flip into a pond, river or lake.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
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!
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Take a photo or video with a wild specimen of the official State Flower of Utah
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
Find a little free library/tiny library. Borrow a book and leave a book. #readingisFUNdamental
Leave a book at a little free library/tiny library (not a public or city library). Take a video explaining your addition. #readingisFUNdamental
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.
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented.
Drop in on a bowl or ramp on a skateboard or bike
Fit entire team in a phone booth, a real enclosed booth like the kind superman would use or tardis.
Take a drive down up one of Utah's beautiful canyons during daylight hours, show us the views!
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Cotopaxi Questival book club: recommend your favorite book with brief explanation why.
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
Play a pop song on a kazoo/harmonica. Tag the song in your caption.
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, wrap them in a blanket and play/sing the theme music from ET.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of public transit.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
Sing the Utah state song
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Utah State Motto means to you.
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
Share a campsite with another team. Two totems required in the submission. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
**PRIZE CHALLENGE** 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.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Snack on the state vegetable of Utah.
Enjoy some Country Archer Jerky in the wilderness somewhere with your team
Snack on the state vegetable of Utah.
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
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.
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Whittle yourself a spoon and eat some soup with it.
Make a fort in your house and hang out in there
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 recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Eat a beetle #doubledareyou.
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.
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Show us how high you can build a house of cards without using any glue, tape, other binding/stabilizing helps etc.
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.
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)
Show us the tallest thing you can hurdle.
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.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Get llama nail art.
Show us a video of your most lucky fishing cast. Reference goofy movie
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.
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
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal memory from your childhood. Dig deep.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include "SLC 2017".
Go and do the disc golf challenge
Take part in the "Follow-the-Llama" Dance competition, get a photo/video of someone from your team participating. #goforthegold!
Eat something from one of the check-in party food vendors and take a quick pic.
Challenge a teammate's parent to a speed walking competition
using a lacrosse stick, pass a lacrosse ball to a teammate at least 50 feet away.
Using baseball mitts and a regulation ball, play catch with an old-timer. Ask him who their favorite member of the 61 Yankees is.
Find and photograph a New York State Quarter.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 8:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Build and race a Lego car with Avalon Health Care
Take a selfie or a team picture with Miguel the Llama. (We will announced from the stage when Miguel arrives)
Take a picture shaking hands with a member of the Venture Out! crew and "thanking them" for being great people
Do push ups on a bosu ball at Iron Pink Fitness's booth
Participate in the Jousting Challenge with a member of another Questival team
Compete in the Giant Team Ski race, what is that? Ask around and find out. :)
Play bocce ball with a team member from Nate Wade Subaru
Take a ride on the 135' Zany Zip Line
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.
Climb the rock climbing wall at the Momentum climbing wall
Grab a bag of Country Archer Jerky for you team at check-in and save it for a challenge that will come later.
Play a round of Giant "Beer" Pong, Giant Connect Four or Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
Wipe Out! Inflatable obstacle course with ---Olympus Hills Shopping
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Splash down on New Era Media’s 150' slip 'n slide
There are real live llamas amongst us! Take a team picture with them. Be kind and respectful.
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.
Come up with and film a 15 second team handshake or cheer.
Come to one of the Cotopaxi community events during the month of July. Check out events at cotopaxi.com/events. Take a photo with a staff member.
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.
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.
Start a public dance party and using the Michael Jackson's "Beat It". Get at least 5 strangers involved.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite adventure movie with a brief explanation why.