Do It for The Backpack
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** As a team, recreate a scene from OUR favorite movie Portland based move, Free Willy obviously.
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)
Hit a bullseye on a real dartboard from regulation distance, it's 7 feet 9.25 inches FYI.
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons."
Find and take a team photograph with this art instilation during daylight hours. Tell us what "Everything" means to you in the caption. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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.
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.
Video of a team member slam dunking a basketball on a regulation 10' high hoop (if you're short get creative).
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.
Do your best parkour moves at a local park. Loudly state the word "Parkour" while performing these daring moves.
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (5pm-7pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Colonel Summers Park (SE 17th Ave & Taylor St, Portland, OR 97214), complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp. Plan accordingly the challenge takes some time to complete.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
Hug a pseudotsuga menziesii.
Write a note with 10 things you love about Portland and leave it for someone else to find.
Take a photo of your team enjoying the smallest park in Portland.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** As a team, do something we've never seen in front of the "keep Portland weird" sign.
Take a photo in front of the oldest bar in Portland. Tell us what year it was built in your caption.
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Oregon.
Get 50 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
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)
Take a picture of your entire team pretending to shake hands with the Portlandia statue.
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
Hold a formal hula hoop Contest with stranger not participating in the Questival.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
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 an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
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)
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Convince a non-Questival participant to paint their face with the logo of your favorite sports franchise
Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
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
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
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds on SW Yamhill St. Do a little research and tell us something about the location's history in your caption.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Impress us with your connections/access to one of Oregon's professional sports teams.
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Make a 15 second music video with lyrics about Mt. Hood
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.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Find and take a team photograph with this statue. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you origamized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
Make a field goal from the 15 yard line... wait for it... with your left foot, then celebrate with a dance.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
As a team sing the state song of Oregon. Sing it loud sing it proud.
Get 100 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-2pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at the Cathedral City Park (6635 N Baltimore Ave, Portland, OR 97203), complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 1 stamp. Plan extra time, checkpoint closes at 2:00pm exactly.
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
Dress up like Paul Bunyon, make a homemade button that says "push me" and stick it on your person. Stand like a statue at a public place and wait for a stranger to press the button. Once the button is pushed recite a few facts about the person who you are dressed as.
Leave a book at a little free library/tiny library (not a public or city library). Take a video explaining your addition. #readingisFUNdamental
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Recreate your favorite Oregon sports moment and tag the hero of your story on social media.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing Bicycle Race by Queen together whilst doing so.
Do your best gymnastics trick on a trampoline that you have permission to use. The rest of your team needs to hold up judging point cards.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Go to a cafe and order a local Portland roasted coffee. Be sure to include the cup logo and name of the roaster in your submission. Tell us where if you take sugar and cream in the caption.
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.
Partake of the unofficial State Pie of Oregon with no hands. *hint* it begins with Marion...
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.
Post a photo from Questival to your blog and put the url in the caption. (Screenshot).
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
Watch the planes take off and land from the top of Rocky Butte Park during daylight hours
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Personally thank a current/former professor/teacher/coach for the impact they have had on your life. Phone, facetime or skype.
Do a 'track' stand for 8 full seconds on a bike or razor scooter. No balance assistance allowed.
Find a Razor scooter, and shoot a 15 second demo video trying to get sponsored.
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
Go tandem longboarding while singing "Don't Go Breaking My Heart".
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)
Do a flip into a pond, river or lake.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Tell us in a video what the ultimate treasure find would be while visiting the Orginal Geocache Tribute Plaque. (there is more to life than money)
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.
Take a 15 second video and tell us what the Oregon state motto means to you.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Cross the border with another state. Take a video at the border doing your best Michael Jackson dance moves. #beatit
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal memory from your childhood. Dig deep.
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.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
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.
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.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
Find and photograph these 6 state quarters together with your totem, Oregon, Washington, California, Idaho, Nevada and Utah.
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Whittle yourself a spoon and eat some soup with it.
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nightime hours.
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nightime hours.
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
While camping in the wilderness make s'mores over a campfire add an extra ingredient and share your recipe in the caption. Complete this challenge during nightime 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 nightime 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 nightime hours.
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire. Complete this challenge during nightime hours.
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 sing a pop song around your campfire. Complete this challenge during nightime hours.
Find a lactating farm animal (i.e. cow, goat, etc.), and with permission from the owner, squirt the milk directly into your mouth.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Make a 15 second video while hiking the Oaks Bottom Loop that zooms in on a bird at some point duting the video.
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 Kubb over at The Dyrt's tent with another team.
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)
Visit the High Brew Tent and get a can of High Brew for you and your teammates to keep you up the next 24 hours. Take a creative photo with your take.
Visit the Noosa Tent and get a free sample of their delicious fare, take a picture of your team enjoying it.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.