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Get help from strangers and spell "QUESTIVAL" using one human body as each of the letters. (Other questival participants do not count as strangers for this one.)
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Vermont
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Find and photograph "Democracy" by W.F. Herrick. Tell us what it means to you in your caption.
Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (6pm-7pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at The Boardwalk at Waterfront park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp. Plan accordingly the challenge takes some time to complete.
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
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.
Trade a piece of clothing with a stranger that is not participating in the Questival. FOR KEEPS!
Craft a canoe out of cardboard and float a teammate in it. Must float for 5 seconds minimum and teammate must stay dry.
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.
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 >
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons.
Film a video out in the wilderness illustrating how to find a clean and safe natural water source for drinking.
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
Find and photograph "Whale Tails" by Jim Sardonis
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
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.
Donate $10 to the IRC by visiting https://www.rescue.org/cotopaxi then upload a screenshot of your donation.
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.
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly
Personally thank a current/former professor/teacher/coach for the impact they have had on your life. Phone, facetime or skype.
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)
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)
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
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!
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
Visit the World's Tallest Filing Cabinet, take a photo in front of it and make it your Linkedin profile picture. Upload a screenshot as proof. Don't forget your totem.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
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)
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)
Find the local Wizard of OZ "Flying Monkeys" in Burlington and take a team picture as if they are chasing you.
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.
Go to a busy part of Church Street put on your headphones and karaoke your heart out to your favorite song, the whole song, BE LOUD. (aka "Headphone Karaoke")
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Get 15 high fives in 15 seconds from 15 different people not participating in the questival.
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.
Find and photograph a unique looking downtown bike rack designed by Kat Clear
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)
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.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
Donate blood while wearing dracula teeth.
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you origamized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Get 100 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
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)
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-1pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Oakledge Park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 1 stamp. Plan extra time, checkpoint closes at 1:00pm exactly.
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.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Corden @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Challenge a non-Questival participant to a jump rope competition in a public space. Provide the jump ropes and offer a prize if they win. #goodsportsmanship
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.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Get 50 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Hold a formal hula hoop Contest with stranger not participating in the Questival.
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
***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 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.
Leave a book at a little free library/tiny library (not a public or city library). Take a video explaining your addition. #readingisFUNdamental
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Give a toast to a teammate and then take a swig of the official state beverage of Vermont. Tell us what it is in your caption.
Post a photo from Questival to your blog and put the url in the caption. (Screenshot).
Find and photograph a living specimen of either the state bird, state insect, or state butterfly of Vermont. Tell us what it is and where you found it in your caption.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal memory from your childhood. Dig deep.
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)
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing Bicycle Race by Queen together whilst doing so.
Do a little research about fire safety and upload a video sharing what you learned.
Find a man made structure composed of one of the official rocks of the state of vermont. Tell us which rock the structure is made of, and what the structure is 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)
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
Give one of your team members a performance review in a real boardroom.
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator
Find and photograph a Maine license plate. The real thing not a photo or any other facsimile.
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Bake a cake, and put candles on it. Find a stranger not participating in Questival and sing "Happy (insert the day, i.e. Saturday) To You" to them. Make sure they blow out the candles.
Hug the official state tree of Vermont. Tell us what it is in your caption.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
Eat the official state fruit of vermont prepared your favorite way. Tell us what it is in your caption.
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
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.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Eat a dish featuring the official state flavor of Vermont, tell us what you ate and where you got it in your caption.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
While camping in the wilderness make s'mores, (using a camp stove or another method other than an open fire), add an extra ingredient and share your recipe in the caption. 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 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 cook a meal with a camp stove or any other method that doesn't include an open fire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include Burlington 2017.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campsite. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around your campsite. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around your campsite. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Cross the border with another state. Take a video at the border doing your best Michael Jackson dance moves. #beatit
Take a roadtrip to the Crown Point Bridge, and take a team photo with the bridge in the background.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Bowl a strike at a bowling alley... then moonwalk backwards and yell Questival.
Hit a bullseye on a real dartboard from regulation distance, it's 7 feet 9.25 inches FYI.
Very politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
Visit the Lake Champlain Monster Monument and tell a scary story to your teammates.
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Write a note with 10 things you love about Vermont and leave it for someone else to find.
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.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of Burlington.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
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.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Have a teammate record you in a challenge at the truth zone & upload the video. You could win sweet truth merch!
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.
Send a net. Save a life. - As a team Donate $10 or more to Nothing But Nets at nothingbutnets.net/cotopaxi then upload a screenshot of your donation.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at The Champlain Valley Exposition having parked legally and lawfully or taken public transportation.
Have a member of the truth team snap your picture in front of the #FinishtIt mural in the truth zone.
Play one of the yard games set up in the festival area against another team.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite adventure movie with a brief explanation why.
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.
Come up with and film a 15 second team handshake or cheer.
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.