Plan a 3 day backpacking meal, film a video explaining what you would bring and share some backpacking food tricks and tips
Go tandem longboarding while singing Unchained Melody.
Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Find a Razor scooter, and shoot a 15 second demo video trying to get sponsored.
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.
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented
Collect 50 pieces of trash along a hiking trail and recycle what you can. #dogood
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Get 50 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
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.
Ride a unicycle
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.
Video of a team member slam dunking a basketball on a regulation hoop (if you're short get creative).
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Take a video of a team member drinking High Brew in motion via paddle, surf, swim, hike, bike, etc.
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.
Show us your team's best touchdown celebration with either Wallace Wade Stadium, Kenan Memorial Stadium or Carter–Finley Stadium in the background, (during daylight hours).
Donate healthy nonperishable food to the homeless shelter or food bank of your choice. Minimum two items per teammate.
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with all passport stamps visible.
Evening - TIMEFRAME (5pm-7pm) - ... Find us at Halifax Mall. The challenge takes some time to complete, plan accordingly.
Do your best parkour moves at a local park. Loudly state the word "Parkour" while performing these daring moves.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second commercial for The Triangle.
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
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 >
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
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.
Find a busy public place and recite some lyrics from Neil Diamond as thoughtfully as possible.
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty. That's right; double armwrestling.
Go to a local thrift store and find a unique item. Take said item to a crowded area away from checkpoints/check-in, ask a quiz question and then deliver the item to a stranger for a correct response. Record their reaction.
Find and photograph a Hawaii license plate. The real thing not a photo or any other facsimile.
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
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.
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)
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.
Play a pop song on a kazoo tag the song in your caption.
Take a photo with either the North Carolina State Flower, or North Carolina State Wildflower. Must be a real-life living specimen. Tell us what you chose in the caption.
Find a lactating farm animal (i.e. cow, goat, etc.), and with permission from the owner, squirt the milk directly into your mouth.
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
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
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.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Show us your best volleyball serve over an actual volleyball net at a real volleyball court with a volleyball.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Find an awesome stranger who you think would be down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall. Find someone who is not participating in the Questival.
Politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don’tletthemdie
Take a picture with a current or former football player from UNC, NC State, or Duke. The actual person not a photo, statue or any other facsimile.
Write a note with 10 things you love about The Triangle and leave it for someone else to find.
Take a team photo at the Memorial Belltower at NC State. Tell us in the caption why it was built.
Take a photo near the globe at the North Carolina Musuem of Natural Sciences. Tell us a little-known scientific fact in your caption.
Take a team photo in front of one of the statues at the North Carolina Capital. Tell us why the statue is important in your caption.
Afternoon - TIMEFRAME (noon-2pm) - Find us at Moore Square in raleigh. Plan accordingly, checkpoint closes at 2:00pm exactly.
Get 100 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
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 elbows.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Give a stranger not participating in the questival a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Find this place, and go there with your team. Tell us where it is in the caption. (tap this challenge then tap GO to see what we mean)
Take a picture with a current or former player from a professional sports franchise in person. No statues, old screengrabs or any other facsimile.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Impress us with your connections/access to one of North Carolina's college sports teams.
Filter water from a natural source and drink it. Water must be properly filtered and no a kitchen filter does not filter properly.
Drink water from a freshwater spring (a spring is a point where groundwater flows out of the ground, and is thus where the aquifer surface meets the surface of the earth).
Hike Sal's Branch Trail (2.6 miles), upload a photo collage including a trail sign and a photo of the lake. (tap this challenge, then tap GO for more info)
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
Hug the official State Tree of North Carolina. Tell us what it is in the caption.
Create a piece of chalk art (see link example, do something original) on a public walkway somewhere in The Triangle, (but not at one of our checkpoints)
Cheer for a plane as you watch it take off from the RDU Observation Deck
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Film a video of a teammember eating a can of food as fast as they can with "The Can Opener" bridge in the background, (during daylight hours).
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
Bake a cake, and put candles on it. Find a stranger and sing "Happy (insert the day, i.e. Saturday) To You" to them. Make sure they blow out the candles. (store bought cake does not count)
Find a little free library/tiny library. Borrow a book and leave a book video explaining your selection. #readingisFUNdamental
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Walk like a flock of chickens across a very public place. Get clucking! (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis. (store bought cookies do not count)
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette.
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!).
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
While camping in the wilderness make a homemade "ghillie suit" and attempt to sneak close to an animal in nature….OR a teammate and scare the stuffing out of them.
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
While camping in the wilderness start a campfire without matches, a lighter, or starter fluid (fire must be contained inside a legal fire pit).
After one of your teamates accomplshes a particularly difficult challenge, grab something to drink and honor them with the official toast of North Carolina. Tell us in the caption what your teamate did to deserve said toast.
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!
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunrise Saturday is at about 7:10 am)
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 video a 15 second scary story around a campfire.
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!).
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
While camping in the wilderness make s'mores over a campfire add an extra ingredient and share your recipe in the caption.
Howl at the moon as a team at midnight (Be quiet and respectful of your neighbors if you have sleeping neighbors nearby).
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire.
While camping in the wilderness make a commercial for a cologne/perfume based on the scent of campfire. Channel your inner Chanel™.
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
While camping share a meal with another team over a campfire. Two totems required in the submission.
Share a campsite with another team. Two totems required in the submission.
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 cook a meal over a campfire.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 7th thing on the menu.
Go to Morehead-Patterson Bell Tower sometime on the hour and film it ringing
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds in a busy place on either UNC, NC State or Duke campus.
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.
Hold a formal hula hoop Contest with stranger
Go to Duke University Chapel
Get a celebrity with over 5,000 followers to tweet/retweet something with our hashtag and Twitter handle, @cotopaxi (prove with screenshot).
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunset friday is at about 7:30 pm)
Find and photograph a North Carolina State Quarter.
Take part in the "Follow-the-Llama" Dance competition, get a photo/video of someone from your team participating. #goforthegold!
Take a selfie or a team picture with Miguel the Llama. (We will announced from the stage when Miguel arrives)
Play Giant "Beer" Pong at the Festival with another team
Eat something from one of the check-in party food vendors and take a quick pic.
Play 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.
Take a team photo with the Mt. Cotopaxi backdrop located on the back side of the store tents.
Grab a High Brew at check-in and save it for a challenge that will come later.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Start a public dance party and using the Michael Jackson's "Beat It". Get at least 5 strangers involved.
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.
Come up with and film a 15 second team handshake or cheer.