Lavas and Friends
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
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.
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
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.
Convince a non-Questival participant to paint their face with the logo of your favorite sports franchise
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
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.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
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.
Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (5pm-7pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Crocker Park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp. Plan accordingly the challenge takes some time to complete.
Lay face down motionless in a public area for 60 seconds or until a stranger comes to check on you. Timelapse. ((Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in also don't forget your totem)
Find a busy public place and recite some lyrics from Neil Diamond as thoughtfully as possible.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
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 for a correct response. Record their reaction.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
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 a peaceful outdoors space, sit down and take 5 minutes to relax in silence and enjoy the moment. (Timelapse, don't forget your totem)
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)
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
Donate healthy nonperishable food to the homeless shelter or food bank of your choice. Minimum two items per teammate.
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
Stop and smell the roses at the International World Peace Rose Gardens. Do not pick any flowers!!
Do your best parkour moves at a local park. Loudly state the word "Parkour" while performing these daring moves.
Take a load off and do some urban hammocking in a creative place. Be respectful of your anchor points when choosing a location.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator.
During daylight hours find and take a team photograph with this piece of art. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds with the Golden 1 Center in the background.
Go to a busy pedestrian area of downtown put on your headphones and karaoke your heart out to your favorite song, the whole song, BE LOUD. (aka "Headphone Karaoke")
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
During daylight hours find and take a team photograph with this statue. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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)
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Walk like a flock of chickens across a very public place. Get clucking! (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Mail a sweet potato to a friend using the US Postal Service. Yes a potato and no box is needed.
Get 100 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Create a 15 second Rube Goldberg machine.
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second commercial for the Central valley of California.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Impress us with your connections/access to one of Sacramento's professional sports teams (Kings, River Cats, Rebublic FC or Sacramento Express).
Take a picture with a current or former player from a professional sports franchise in person. No statues, old screengrabs or any other facsimile.
Take a picture with a current or former player from any california professional sports team (basketball, football, soccer or baseball). The actual person not a photo, statue or any other facsimile.
Get a major league athlete or celebrity to say "Cotopaxi makes Gear for Good."
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.
PRIZE CHALLENGE! Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal memory from your childhood. Dig deep.
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).
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
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)
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
Do your best impression of the state reptile of California.
Hike Clark's Hole Trail and take a team photo at Clarke's Hole.
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Take a photo or video with the state pet of California.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
Eat a beetle #doubledareyou.
Eat two crickets #doubledareyou.
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.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Find a Razor scooter, and shoot a 15 second demo video trying to get sponsored.
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Craft your own version of the California state artifact.
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 5th thing on the menu.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
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.
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!
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
During daylight hours find and take a team photograph with this statue. Hint, it's not in Sacramento. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
While camping in the wilderness make s'mores over a campfire add an extra ingredient and share your recipe in the caption.
While camping in the wilderness make a commercial for a cologne/perfume based on the scent of campfire. Channel your inner Chanel™.
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire.
While camping in the wilderness come up with a SUPER clever way of roasting one of your marshmallows for your s'more.
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.
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
Get 50 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire.
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around a campfire.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Take a 15 second video sharing your favorite hiking trail and explain why.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
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.
Visit your favorite Karaoke bar/restaurant spot and sing something from the group "Cake".
Do the state dance of California with another team.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Trade a piece of clothing with a stranger that is not participating in the Questival. FOR KEEPS!
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who you think would be down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
As a team sing the state song of California. Sing it loud sing it proud.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Hold a staring contest with stranger while casually eating a piece of fruit..... don't break eye contact 15 second minimum.
Write a note with 10 things you love about Sacramento and leave it for someone else to find.
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Take a team photo with the United States heaviest swinging center bridge in the background.
Find and photograph a California State Quarter.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Tandem cartwheel with a teammate for at least one full rotation. (need a lesson? tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Hurdle a full-size garbage can. After you're finished, empty your pockets of any trash.
During daylight hours take a 15 second video with the state capital building in the background and tell what the California state motto means to you.
Take part as a competior or spectator in the dance off. Get a photo/video of the best dance moves. #goforthegold!
Eat something from one of the check-in party food vendors and take a quick pic.
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 Mount Cotopaxi photo backdrop on the backside of the store.
Take a selfie or a team picture with one of the Questival flags.
Play Giant "Beer" Pong at the Festival with another team
Donate to the IRC by clicking on this link. Take a screenshot of your donation to an IRC rep at the onsite Cotopaxi Store. They'll give you a piece of fabric to write a "Message of Hope" to a refugee. We'll combine these flags from every city to create a giant display at the end of the year.
Play cornhole at the Festival with another team
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Come up with and film a 15 second team handshake or cheer.
Start a public dance party and using the Michael Jackson's "Beat It". Get at least 5 strangers involved.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite adventure movie with a brief explanation why.
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.