Theta Beta Potata
Donate $10 to the IRC by visiting https://www.rescue.org/cotopaxi then upload a screenshot of your donation.
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons.
Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (6pm-7pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Bicentennial 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.
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
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.
Find and photograph 3 deer sculptures by artist Terry Allen near the Scioto River
Get 100 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Upload a timelapse video of your team jogging across Main St Bridge
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)
Illustrate one of Newton's Laws of Motion in front of the Center of Science and Industry. Tell us which law you chose in your caption.
Find and hug the official state tree of Ohio.
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of Columbus
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Take a team photo in front of "As We Are" by Matthew Mohr
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator
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.
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Go to the Whispering Arches on Ohio State campus and whisper a secret to one of your teamates
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)
Take a photo next to a statue of Jesse Owens. Tell us why he's important in your caption
During daylight hours do a touchdown celebration dance with the Ohio Stadium in the background.
Leave a book at a little free library/tiny library (not a public or city library). Take a video explaining your addition. #readingisFUNdamental
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
Write a note with 10 things you love about Ohio and leave it for someone else to find.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
Hike the Overlook-Dripping Rock Loop, (5 miles) Take a video from the observation deck overlooking Olentangy River Valley. (tap this challenge then tap "go" for more info)
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
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 >
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
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.
Filter water from a natural source and drink it. Water must be properly filtered and no a kitchen filter does not filter properly.
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
Find a living specimen of the official state insect of Ohio. Treat it with respect.
Do a flip into a pond, river or lake.
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
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.
Hike to Old Man Cave in Hocking Hills State Park, (2 miles).
Boulder one problem outdoors.
Hike to Cedar Cliff Falls in Hocking Hills State Park, (2.5 miles).
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Show us your best volleyball serve over an actual volleyball net at a real volleyball court with a volleyball.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-1pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Scioto Audubon park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 1 stamp. Plan extra time, checkpoint closes at 1:00pm exactly.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Go to a busy part of Short North put on your headphones and karaoke your heart out to your favorite song, the whole song, BE LOUD. (aka "Headphone Karaoke")
Take a photo with the Short North Gothic, tell us in your caption what famous artist's work it's based on.
Find and photograph a giant sideways mural of the Mona Lisa
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Play a pop song on a kazoo/harmonica. Tag the song in your caption.
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 yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented.
Take a team photo in front of the Topiaries in The Topiary Park
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
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)
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Cool off in a natural waterfall (in = completely under getting wet).
Film a video out in the wilderness illustrating how to find a clean and safe natural water source for drinking.
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Hike to Rose Lake, (Hocking Hills Reservoir) In Hocking Hills State park (3 miles). Take a video at the lake. (tap this challenge then tap "go" for more info)
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Give a team-member a mohawk. Do it right, buzz everything but the spine. fohawks could be grounds for disqualification.
Hike the Gorge at Conkle's Hollow, (3 miles). Take a video showing us the views of the valley from the rock cliffs. (tap this challenge then tap "go" for more info)
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Eat a beetle #doubledareyou.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include COLUMBUS 2017.
Explore Rock House, in Hocking Hills State Park.
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you origamized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
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 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 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.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
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)
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly
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 cook a meal over a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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.
Hold a formal hula hoop Contest with stranger not participating in the Questival.
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 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)
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Very politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Go to German Village historic District and have a Stein Contest against a teamate with something that is pretty heavy.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Find and photograph the peace statue.
Take a team photo in front of the Ohio Statehouse. Tell us what year Ohio became a state in your caption.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
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
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.
Pick up your 18L Luzon daypack from check in, and take a team photo showing them off.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
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.