Make a 15 second commercial for the City of LA, or a surrounding city.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
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.
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons."
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Take a creative team picture with the city flag of LA or the State flag of California.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
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.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth #itburns
Make a 15 second audition for the new Star Wars film. Use as many teammates and props as you need.
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Go tandem longboarding while singing "Don't Go Breaking My Heart".
Find a busy public beach and casually walk into the ocean with your street clothes on. Bring a towel!
Swing into a pond, river or lake from a rope swing.
Personally thank a current/former professor/teacher/coach for the impact they have had on your life. Phone, facetime or skype.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story at your campsite. 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.
Visit the Prevent Wildfire CA website watch the full campfire safety video and share a fact you learned.
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.
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap at your campsite. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
Get llama nail art.
Donate $10 to the IRC by visiting https://www.rescue.org/cotopaxi then upload a screenshot of your donation.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Walk two lengths of a slackline without falling off. Timelapse video. Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in.
Perform your best belly flop at a public pool or beach. Get everyone's attention first. Really go for it!
Craft a canoe out of cardboard and float a teammate in it. Must float for 5 seconds minimum and teammate must stay dry.
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)
Film a 15 second video of a team member longboarding, scooting, rollerblading, or riding a tricycle and dancing to "Would you ever" by Skrillex and Poo Bear. Watch the video. for inspiration.
Go rollerskating/rollerblading and hold a limbo contest. How low can you go?
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Show us your best team roller skating dance moves in a venue of your choosing, make it fabulous.
Relax, take a breath, and do some Tai Chi on any public beach during daylight hours.
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door in a foreign accent.
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented.
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you origamized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Hold a formal hula hoop Contest with stranger not participating in the Questival.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song at your campsite. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Hike the SANTA ANITA CANYON AND STURTEVANT FALLS Trail. Take a picture of a Forest Service cabin, A control Dam, and STURTEVANT FALLS. Upload as a photo collage. Totem required for each picture. Carry Water.
As a team sing the state song of California. Sing it loud sing it proud.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the th 7th thing on the menu.
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)
Take a 15 second video and tell what the California state motto means to you.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Filter water from a natural source and drink it. Water must be properly filtered and no a kitchen filter does not filter properly.
Film a video out in the wilderness illustrating how to find a clean and safe natural water source for drinking.
During daylight hours bike the Glendale Narrows trail from Elysian Park to the Glendale Narrows Riverwalk 7mi. Post a photo collage on bikes with totem showing your journey along the trail make sure to include the start and end parks.
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.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
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)
Post a photo from Questival to your blog and put the url in the caption. (Screenshot).
Tandem cartwheel with a teammate for at least one full rotation. (need a lesson? tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Enjoy some Country Archer Jerky in the wilderness somewhere with your team
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Whittle yourself a spoon and eat some soup with it.
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
Write a note with 10 things you love about LA and leave it for someone else to find.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Cool off in a natural waterfall (in = completely under getting wet).
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Take a team photo from the highest vantage point you can, document with a screengrab in Snapchat using the altitude filter. Must be over 400'.
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
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.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include LA 2017.
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
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.
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
Stop by Colorado Street Bridge; take a team picture overlooking the city.
Find and photograph a Maine license plate. The real thing not a photo or any other facsimile.
Visit your favorite Karaoke bar/restaurant spot and sing a song by any Los Angeles native singer or group.
Go to a bowling alley and challenge a group of strangers to a 'bowl off' and go head to head with them. Losers buy drinks for the winner.
Convince a stranger that is not participating in the questival to paint their face with the logo of your favorite sports franchise
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)
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
Bowl a strike at a bowling alley... then moonwalk backwards and yell Questival.
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
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.)
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. #koreatown (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Take an artsy picture of the Broad Museum; the outside. When you're a little less rushed swing back in and visit the Museum. Its free.
Take a video of a teammate whistling like "Steamboat Willie" in front of the Walt Disney Concert Hall at the Music Center.
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator
Find the tallest building in LA and California. (Hint it was finished in 2017). Take a team picture here. Put the name of the building in the caption.
Donate healthy nonperishable food to the homeless shelter or food bank of your choice. Minimum two items per teammate.
Take a team picture at the Little Tokyo Watchtower.
Find this statue make the same knot then take a team photo with your knot and the statue. #jtown (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Find and take a team photograph with this statue. #ChinaTown (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
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.
Find the “Monument to Sharing” in Los Angeles State Historic Park and take a video reading from your favorite planter. Check link for photo, tap this challenge then tap GO >
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Eat something from one of the check-in party food vendors and take a quick pic.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
Find these signs in Los Angeles State Historic Park and take a team photo, in the caption put something you learned about Los Angeles State Historic Park. Check link for photo, tap this challenge then tap GO >
Find the statue in Los Angeles State Historic Park by Anna Sew Hoy titled “Psychic Body Grotto” and film a 15 second interpretive dance. Check link for photo, tap this challenge then tap GO >
Play a round of Giant "Beer" Pong, Giant Connect Four or Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
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.
Find this art installation and take a peaceful team photo. Check link for photo, tap this challenge then tap GO >
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Stop by the Kevita booth and have a sample then do your best yoga pose with the booth in the background.
Grab a bag of Country Archer Jerky for you team at check-in and save it for a challenge that will come later.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite adventure movie with a brief explanation why.
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.