Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Recreate your favorite nightmare. Be theatrical. 15 second video. Totem needs to be visible.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Play a pop song on a kazoo/harmonica. Tag the song in your caption.
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Post an awkward team photo during the Questival in your best fall themed attire. Get 100 likes and document (prove with screenshot).
Boulder one problem outdoors.
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.
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)
Make a 15 second music video for the song Ghostbusters by Ray Parker Jr
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (6pm-7pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Morningside Park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp. Plan accordingly the challenge takes some time to complete.
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons.
Do the Jack Skellington Mile. Run an entire mile with a jack-o-lantern on your head. Do it in a safe place and make sure you can breathe. Timelapse video required.
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
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.
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.
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Filter water from a natural source and drink it. Water must be properly filtered and no a kitchen filter does not filter properly.
Video your best scare on a teammate.
Post an awkward team photo during the Questival in your best fall themed attire. Get 50 likes and document (prove with screenshot).
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite scary movie with brief explanation why.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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.
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.
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Go bobbing for a fruit or vegetable of your choice, anything except apples!
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
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)
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.
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 make a video showing us a pumpkin carving technique on a real pumpkin.
Perform the official Tennessee state folk dance with the appropriate music. Show us your moves.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
It's getting colder outside, put on as many sweaters as you can (at least 5) and body slam a teammate
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include Knoxville 2017.
Carve a beautiful profile picture of a llama into a pumpkin. #pumpkinspicellamatte
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly as if you were the villain from a scary movie. Think Michael Myers or Jason.
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)
Eat an entire can (15 oz minimum) of canned pumpkin baking filling as fast as you can. Post your time in the video description.
In a space that allows, purchase and shot put a pumpkin (the size of a shot put shot) as far as you can and measure the distance. Clean up whatever mess you make.
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)
Do a flip into a pond, river or lake.
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!
Find a stranger, ask them what they do for a living and thank them for being them. Be genuine. #thanksrandomfellow.
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Get help from strangers and spell "OKTOBERQUEST" using one human body to make each one of the letters. (Other questival participants do not count as strangers for this one.)
Tandem cartwheel with a teammate for at least one full rotation. (need a lesson? tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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.
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
Run through the World's Fair Fountain while it's on, dodge the spray and try to stay as dry as possible
Go to the sunsphere, (during regular operating hours) and take a video from the observation deck pointing out your favorite places in Knoxville
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Take a photo outside the Knoxville Museum of Art, tell us what type of stone is on the building's exterior.
Throw a pile of leaves in the air and capture it in a slow motion video #justfallthings
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite Halloween song. Tag James Corden @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
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.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-1pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Caswell Park, across winona St (west) from the baseball fields. Complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 1 stamp. Plan extra time, checkpoint closes at 1:00pm exactly.
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.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Order a pumpkin spice latte under the name "Bueller" when you pick it up tell them "Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in awhile, you could miss it."
Make a list of 50 things you are most grateful for.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Sing one of Tennessee's 9 official state songs as a team. Tell us why the heck we have 9 state songs in your caption.
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)
Personally thank a current/former professor/teacher/coach for the impact they have had on your life. Phone, facetime or skype.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented.
Collect a variety of different colored fall leaves, at least 6 different shades of colors. Give them to someone's mom.
Review a campground that you camped in during Questival on The Dyrt (Tap this challenge then tap GO >), join The Dyrt, search for and review a campground, then screenshot your campground review.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing Bicycle Race by Queen together whilst doing so.
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
Chop some wood in your best lumberjack outfit. Practice proper wood chopping form and safety.
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire. 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 cook a meal over a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
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 make s'mores over a campfire add an extra ingredient and share your recipe in the caption. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Share a campsite with another team. Two totems required in the submission. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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 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.
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
Chug a half gallon of the official state beverage of Tennessee. Tell us what it is in your caption.
Take a photo with the Torchbearer statue, emulate his pose.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of public transit.
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Clean and Jerk a hay bale that you have permission to use. Make sure to have proper form.
Take a team photo in front of the East Tennessee History Center, do a little research and tell us a historical fact about Tennessee in your caption.
Go tandem longboarding while singing "Don't Go Breaking My Heart".
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Tennessee
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of Knoxville
Upload a timelapse video of your team jogging across S Gay St Bridge
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Very politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Order some food and record a review as if you are Anthony Bourdain.
Take a photo next to the Rowing Man Statue
As a team, sing your favorite number from a musical production in front of the Tennessee Theatre.
Find and photograph "Borbor 9" by Will Vannerson
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Make a list of your most proud moments and your most shameful moments of 2017. Make some goals for the last quarter.
Write a note with 10 things you love about Tennessee and leave it for someone else to find.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Take a photo with a Common Persimmon somewhere at Ijams Nature Center (tell us something the wood has been used to create in your caption)
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.
Have a teammate record you in a challenge at the truth zone & upload the video. You can win sweet truth merch!
Have a member of the truth team snap your picture in front of the #FinishtIt mural in the truth zone
Take a photo with your favorite tree and tell us how many acres of trees there are at Ijams nature center.
Take a photo with an American sycamore somewhere at Ijams Nature Center.
Play a round of 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.
Take a team photo showing off your new Luzon daypack once you pick it up from Check In
Donate to the IRC by clicking on this link. Upload a screenshot of your donation confirmation
Come up with and film a 15 second team handshake or cheer.
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.
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite adventure movie with a brief explanation why.