Katie's 23rd Name Day
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
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.
Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (5pm-7pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Lafayette 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.
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you origamized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of public transit.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
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.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
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.
Step over the Andy Goldsworthy Drawn Crack art to avoid breaking your mothers back
Find the 13 trees planted to represent the original colonies. Take a photo of the plaque commemorating this forgotten monument
Drink a cup of coffee with the Hills Bros. Coffee Drinker statue.
Tandem cartwheel with a teammate for at least one full rotation. (need a lesson? tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Write a note with 10 things you love about San Francisco and leave it for someone else to find.
Visit the small columned memorial of the destruction of 1906 that sits on the edge of a lake
Take a science-y team photo outside of the California Academy of Sciences museum. Come back another day for a proper visit (San Francisco resident free day info tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of San Francisco
Take a photo in front the boutique commonly referred to as, "the store with the legs!”. You'll know it when you see it #legday
Try and find the last standing Standard Oil gas station
Make a photo collage of 4 types of flowers at the Botanical Gardens in Golden Gate Park. Make sure your totem is in each photo!
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.
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 12th thing on the menu.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-2pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Mountain Lake Park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 1 stamp. Plan extra time, checkpoint closes at 2:00pm exactly.
Take a photo of the hotel that is featured in the Alfred Hitchcock classic "Vertigo"
Take a photo of an alley way plaque that reads “On approximately this spot, Miles Archer, partner of Sam Spade, was done in by Brigid O’Shaughnessy.”
Take a seat next to the Ruth Asawa’s Fountain
Visit the Financial District and take a video of the corporate goddesses #zoom
In the Financial District find the Banker's Heart sculpture and confess one of your deepest secrets to it (don't step on the greenery please!).
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Partake of the "official" dish of SF (Chowder in a Bread Bowl) with no hands.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Personally thank a current/former professor/teacher/coach for the impact they have had on your life. Phone, facetime or skype.
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)
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.
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Take a video of your team doing the official state dance of California on any pier
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds on The Embarcadero street
Make a video telling us something you learned about Lotta's Fountain *with the fountain in the background*
Find and photograph the Admission Day Monument Octopuses
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
As a team sing the state song of California. Sing it loud sing it proud.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
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.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
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 >
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.
Take a 15 second video and tell what the California state motto means to you.
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
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)
Show us your best volleyball serve over an actual volleyball net at a real volleyball court with a volleyball.
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of California
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Take a picture with a FAKE Ursus arctos californicus
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Eat an entire Cynara cardunculus var. scolymus
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
Very politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
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.
Make a tutorial on how to remove the seed in an actual Persea Americana
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include "SF 2017".
Find and photograph a California State Quarter.
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.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
Take a team photo visiting of the last remaining relic of San Francisco's glittering 1915 Panama Pacific Exposition
Make a 15 second video about your favorite product Cotopaxi makes and tell us why!
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Take a selfie in front of a Yoda Fountain
Visit the San Francisco pet cemetery
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Take part in the "Follow-the-Llama" Dance competition, get a photo/video of someone from your team participating. #goforthegold!
Take a team photo with your new Luzon backpacks in a creative way. #art
Play a round of Giant "Beer" Pong, Giant Connect Four or Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
Take a selfie or a team picture with Miguel the Llama. (We will announced from the stage when Miguel arrives)
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.
Come up with and film a 15 second team handshake or cheer.