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)
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.
Make large signs and cheer on a random park sporting event, make sure they know you're a fan and make them feel like an allstar.
Hurdle a full-size garbage can. After you're finished, empty your pockets of any trash.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** - Full 15 second freestyle rap with an enterage of strangers somewhere along Fremont Street or the Las Vegas strip
Take a picture with a current or former player from a professional sports franchise in person. No statues, old screengrabs or any other facsimile.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
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.
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.
Do your best parkour moves at a local park. Loudly state the word "Parkour" while performing these daring moves.
Arm wrestle a stranger, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Ski or snowboard down a grassy or sandy hill. Turn and burn.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
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.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunset Saturday in Las Vegas is at 6:24pm)
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly
Do a centipede massage train with a stranger in a busy area (the person in the back has control and whatever she/he does with their fingers, the others have to do) Put the stranger at the front of the centipede. #service
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)
Hug a pinus monophylla or pinus longaeva.
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with all passport stamps visible.
2 - TIMEFRAME (5-7pm) - We'll be at Bellagio Fountains for a puzzling experience.
Get llama nail art.
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
Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** - Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal moment from your childhood. Dig deep.
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Make a scarf out of a blanket and talk to people in a public place in a British accent about fancy things.
Cotopaxi Questival book club: recommend your favorite book with brief explanation why.
Visit the Hoover Dam and reenact a scene from any movie filmed there.
Cross the border with another state. Take a video at the border doing your best Michael Jackson dance moves. #beatit
Find a busy public place and recite some lyrics from Neil Diamond as thoughtfully as possible.
Visit a historic site/ do a hike that is not on this list but should be.
Get at least 15 high fives in 15 seconds from people not participating in the Questival.
Convince a non-Questival participant to paint their face with the logo of your favorite sports franchise
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
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented
Find a Razor scooter, and shoot a 15 second demo video trying to get sponsored.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Feed one of your teamates a piece of Country Archer Jerky in a creative way
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.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 8th thing on the menu.
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
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Do a team cheer with the Vegas skyline in the background atop Exploration Peak during open hours.... no trespassing. :)
1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-2pm) - Grab a stamp on your passport when you meet us at the top of the short Exploration Peak Park Hike. We'll be at the top. of the hike waiting to say hi.
Make a 15 second video of you suggestion what food should be the official state food of Nevada.
Recreate your favorite Nevada historical moment.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Impress us with your connections/access to one of Las Vegas Shows (i.e. Blue man group, Donnie Osmond, Penn and Teller, etc.)
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Nevada state motto means to you.
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Nevada
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.
As a team sing the state song of Nevada. Sing it loud sing it proud.
Visit Exploration Park and make a 15 second westerm movie - Only available during park hours.
Summit Exploration Peak 1.4 miles easy.
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.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Get 50 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Show us the best deal you can get on food with a coupon
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.
Mail a sweet potato to a friend using the US Postal Service. Yes a potato and no box is needed.
Hold a staring contest with stranger while casually eating a piece of fruit..... don't break eye contact 15 second minimum.
Hold a Naṭarājāsana (*yoga move) in a creative outdoor (scenic) location for full 15 second video #hard
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.
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Hold a Adho Mukha Śvānāsana (*yoga move) in a creative outdoor (scenic) location for full 15 second video #intermediate
Challenge a stranger that is not a questival participant to a 50-100 meter foot race in a public park. Be a good sport win or lose.
Show us your best volleyball serve over an actual volleyball net at a real volleyball court with a volleyball.
Hold a Aṣṭāvakrāsana (*yoga move) in a creative outdoor (scenic) location for full 15 second video #expert
Go tandem longboarding while singing Unchained Melody.
Write a note with 10 things you love about Nevada/Las Vegas and leave it for someone else to find.
Hold a Śavāsana (*yoga move) in a creative outdoor (scenic) location for full 15 second video #beginner
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.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Whittle yourself a spoon and eat some soup with it.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Share a campsite with another team. Two totems required in the submission.
While camping share a meal with another team over a campfire. Two totems required in the submission.
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
While camping in the wilderness make s'mores over a campfire add an extra ingredient and share your recipe in the caption.
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire.
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)
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
While camping in the wilderness make a commercial for a cologne/perfume based on the scent of campfire. Channel your inner Chanel™.
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around a campfire.
While camping in the wilderness come up with a SUPER clever way of roasting one of your marshmallows for your s'more.
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunrise Saturday in Las Vegas is at 6:47am)
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.
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
Howl at the moon as a team at midnight (Be quiet and respectful of your neighbors if you have sleeping neighbors nearby).
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Find an awesome stranger who you think would be down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall. Find someone who is not participanting in the Questival.
Go to a public place where music is playing (not the check-in festival) and challenge a stranger to a dance battle. Make it legit. Create non-monetary stakes. Loser pays up.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at the Container Park having parked legally and lawfully or having used public transport.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Lay face down motionless in a public area for 60 seconds or until a stranger comes to check on you. Timelapse. (Check-in/checkpoints don't count also don't forget your totem)
Find/procure/dig-up a bolo tie and give us your best impression of what you think someone who wears a bolo tie would say.
Go to a higly foot-trafficked part of Las Vegas (maybe Fremont). Put on your headphones and karaoke your heart out to your favorite song, the whole song, BE LOUD. (aka "Headphone Karaoke")
Hold a formal hula hoop Contest with stranger
Have an accurate 'weigh in' ala the weigh-ins at a UFC event. Convince a stranger to be the one facing off with you.
Walk like a flock of chickens across a very public place. Get clucking! Complete this challenge outside of check-in/checkpoints)
Take a load off and do some urban hammocking in a creative place. Be respectful of your anchor points when choosing a location.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Sing the cheers theme song outside of the oldest saloon in Las Vegas.
Make a 15 second commercial for the the City of Las Vegas
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.
Find and take a team photograph with this working sculpture. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Go to LAYOP. Search their store to find the name of our LAYOP Kids Turtle. Take a picture of his name when you find it and get a FREE sticker prize from them.
Pick up 20 pieces of trash in/around the Container Park and throw it away in the proper bin. Take a picture of your bounty before tossing it.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your elbows.
Make a snapchat post at the festival and use The Questival geofilter. (Screenshot)
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. We'll combine these flags from every city to create a giant display at the end of the year.
Visit NothingButNets.net learn a fact about malarya then Visit the Nothing But Nets booth and make a 15 second video sharing your new found knowledge.
Play Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team
Explore the innovative and beautiful Container Park and take a team photo at the Treehouse.
Take part in the "Follow-the-Llama" Dance competition, get a photo/video of someone from your team participating. #goforthegold!
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Grab a can of High Brew Coffee Drink (at least one) at check-in and save it for a challenge that will come later
Grab a bag of Country Archer Jerky at check-in and save it for a challenge that will come later
Take a selfie or a team picture with a real llama (Cusco) OR Miguel the Llama (We will announced from the stage when Miguel arrives)
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.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite adventure movie with a brief explanation why.
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.