Find a birds nest with eggs in it IN NATURE. NOT EGGS YOU BOUGHT FROM A STORE. Real bird eggs.
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)
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (5pm-7pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Gateway Park West Side, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp. The Questival app closes at 7:00pm plan time for the challenge.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of public transit.
Join forces with another team and choreograph a 15 second fight scene (fake fight scene, think action movie). Two totems required.
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)
Cross the border with another state. Take a video at the border doing your best Michael Jackson dance moves. #beatit
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Go to a busy part of M St in Georgetown, put on your headphones and karaoke your heart out to your favorite song, the whole song, BE LOUD. (aka "Headphone Karaoke")
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
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 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.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** 15 second video. Reenact a scene from National Treasure or Night at the Museum, the more accurate the better.
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 or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Do your best parkour moves at a local park. Loudly state the word "Parkour" while performing these daring moves.
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.
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.
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.
Very politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a real guitar/ukulele.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal memory from your childhood. Dig deep.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
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.
Create a 15 second Rube Goldberg machine.
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Eat two crickets #doubledareyou.
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
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 not participating in the questival for a correct response. Record their reaction.
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
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you origamized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-2pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at (Meridian Hill Park), complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp. Plan time to complete the challenge, the checkpoint closes at 2:00pm exactly.
Hold a formal hula hoop Contest with stranger not participating in the Questival.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
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)
At checkpoint #1 on Saturday, invite another team to dance the official state folk dance of Maryland. (Two totems required)
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Fit entire team in a phone booth, a real enclosed booth like the kind superman would use or tardis.
Write a note with 10 things you love about D.C./Arlington and leave it for someone else to find.
Leave a book at a little free library/tiny library (not a public or city library). Take a video explaining your addition. #readingisFUNdamental
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
Face swap with a stranger not participating in the Questival post a video of the results.
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.
Take a creative team picture with the the flag of D.C.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
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.
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing Bicycle Race by Queen together whilst doing so.
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented.
Do a wheelie on a bike for 4 seconds or longer.
Get two pool noodles and go head to head with a teammate in the state sport of Maryland.
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Give one of your team members a performance review in a real boardroom.
Take team photos at The White House, Capitol, Jefferson Monument and Washington Monument. Post a collage.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Find and photograph a Maine license plate. The real thing not a photo or any other facsimile.
Take a team photo on Albert Einstein's lap.
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds on the National Mall during daylight hours.
Find and take a team photograph with this piece of art during daylight hours. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Take a moment to reflect at the Titanic Memorial.
Find and take a team photograph with this building during daylight hours. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
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 >
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
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.
Visit your favorite Karaoke bar/restaurant spot and sing a song by any D.C., VA or MD local artist.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Perform a blind taste test with a cornstarch packing peanut and a puffy cheeto.
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Take a 15 second video outside of your favorite Smithsonian Museum and tell why it's your favorite.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
Visit the Zero Milestone and take a video explaining its significance to D.C.
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!
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Take part in the "Follow-the-Llama" Dance competition, get a photo/video of someone from your team participating. #goforthegold!
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Maryland state motto means to you.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second commercial for the city of Arlington.
Find and photograph the three chalk llamas hidden on the sky bridge at Gateway Park. Post a collage.
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.
Play a round of Giant "Beer" Pong, Giant Connect Four or Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
Donate to the IRC by clicking on this link, then submit a screenshot of your donation to complete the challenge
Take a selfie or a team picture with Miguel the Llama. (We will announced from the stage when Miguel arrives)
Take a team photo with the Washington monument in the background from the sky bridge at Gateway Park.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.
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.