Run Like the Winded
Have a teammate hold their breath while completely submerged underwater for as long as they can. Submit timelapse footage and record the total time in the description. (don't forget your totem)
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.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunset Saturday is at 6:57pm)
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Create a budget meal for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients
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.
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator.
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds on Printers Alley or Lower Broad.
Walk like a flock of chickens across a very public place. Get clucking! (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with all passport stamps visible.
Evening - TIMEFRAME (5pm-7pm) - ... Find us at the center of John Seigenthaler Pedestrian Bridge. Plan accordingly the challenge takes some time to complete.
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.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Hold a staring contest with stranger while casually eating a piece of fruit..... don't break eye contact 15 second minimum.
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.
Do some quick google research on the origin of the name Tennessee. then, take a 15 second video and explaining what you learned.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Find and take a team photograph with this piece of public art. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Create a piece of chalk art (see link example, do something original) on a public walkway somewhere in Nashville.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Find a busy public place and recite some lyrics from Neil Diamond as thoughtfully as possible.
Do your best parkour moves at a local park. Loudly state the word "Parkour" while performing these daring moves.
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Tennessee.
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.
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
During daylight hours take a team photo outside of the building that houses the largest indoor statue in Tennessee.
During daylight hours do a 15 second touchdown celebration dance with the Titans stadium in the background, yes the actual stadium.
Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
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.
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
Get 100 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Find and take a team photograph with one of the "I believe in Nashville" murals
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
Donate healthy nonperishable food to the homeless shelter or food bank of your choice. Minimum two items per teammate.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Find a little free library/tiny library. Borrow a book and leave a book video explaining your selection. #readingisFUNdamental
Politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
Post a photo from Questival to your blog and put the url in the caption. (Screenshot).
Find and photograph a Tennessee State Quarter.
Convince a non-Questival participant to paint their face with the logo of your favorite sports franchise
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 cookies, share them with your nemesis.
Go rollerskating/rollerblading and hold a limbo contest. How low can you go?
Give a team-member a mohawk. Do it right, buzz everything but the spine. fohawks could be grounds for disqualification.
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Make a fruit salad using the state fruit and enjoy it with the state drink of Tennessee.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Show us your best volleyball serve over an actual volleyball net at a real volleyball court with a volleyball.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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. (Don't forget
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Afternoon - TIMEFRAME (noon-2pm) - ... Find us at The Parthenon. Plan accordingly, checkpoint closes at 2:00pm exactly.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second commercial for the the City of Nashville.
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.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Give a stranger not participating in the questival a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Impromptu rolled-up sock dodgeball with non-Questival participants who agree to play with you.
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
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Get help from strangers and spell "QUESTIVAL" using one human body as each of the letters. (Other questival participants do not count as strangers for this one.)
Create a 15 second video telling what your favorite State park is and why.
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
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
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.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 7th thing on the menu.
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
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 a 15 second video explaining your logo.
Write a note with 10 things you love about Nashville and leave it for someone else to find.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Visit Montgomery Bell Tunnel in Harpeth River State Park and take a photo or video of your team enjoying the scenery. Please be mindful to obey all park rules and regulations.
As a team sing one of Tennessee's 10 different state songs. Sing it loud sing it proud.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
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 out in the wilderness illustrating how to find a clean and safe natural water source for drinking.
While camping in the wilderness document/photograph at least 4 different types of wildlife, each unique/from separate animal families. (Don't forget the totem)
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
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)
Catch a fish outdoors in a natural body of water with a rod and reel.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunrise Saturday is at 6:53 am)
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire.
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 video a 15 second scary story around a campfire.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
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 start a campfire without matches, a lighter, or starter fluid (fire must be contained inside a legal fire pit).
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)
Howl at the moon as a team at midnight (Be quiet and respectful of your neighbors if you have sleeping neighbors nearby).
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
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 come up with a SUPER clever way of roasting one of your marshmallows for your s'more.
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Get 50 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Plan a 3 day backpacking meal, film a video explaining what you would bring and share some backpacking food tricks and tips
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
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!
Get a celebrity with over 5,000 followers to tweet/retweet something with our hashtag and Twitter handle, @cotopaxi (prove with screenshot).
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 Mt. Cotopaxi backdrop located on the back side of the store tents.
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 Giant "Beer" Pong at the Festival with another team
Play Llama "Cornhole" 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.
Eat something from one of the check-in party food vendors and take a quick pic.
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.
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.
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.