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
In a space that allows, purchase and shot put a pumpkin (the size of a shot put shot) as far as you can and measure the distance. Clean up whatever mess you make.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
Send a net. Save a life. - As a team Donate $10 or more to Nothing But Nets at nothingbutnets.net/cotopaxi then upload a screenshot of your donation.
Show us the tallest thing you can hurdle.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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.
As a team recreate this photo :') (tap this challenge then tap GO>)
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons.
Educate yourself on a current bill being discussed in the Texas house/Senate. Give us a 15 second review.
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.
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Texas state motto means to you.
As a team recreate this photo ;) (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).
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.
Recreate your favorite nightmare. Be theatrical. 15 second video. Totem needs to be visible.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? 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.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Take a 1st day back to school photo as a team on a porch complete with backpacks and 1st day of school clothes and maybe even lunchboxes #newschoolshoes
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
Cross the street walking like you would be if you were a zombie. #quecranberriessong
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Make a smoothie using at least 1 part pumpkin and 4 different fruits or vegetables.
Snack on the state vegetable of Texas
Recreate the scene from the movie "IT" where the little boy in his rain coat runs after his newspaper boat #hiyageorgie
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you organized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
Personally thank a current/former professor/teacher/coach for the impact they have had on your life. Phone, facetime or skype.
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include OKTOBERQUEST 2017.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Put on your favorite costume from your childhood and take pictures with 5 strangers with their permission. Post a collage.
Go to a thrift store and create the most "basic" fall outfit you can.
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (4pm-5pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at the Wolf Pen Park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp. Plan accordingly the challenge takes some time to complete.
Write a note with 10 things you love about sweet-sweet College Station and leave it for someone else to find.
As a team recreate this photo :) (tap this challenge then tap GO>)
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second commercial for College Station
As a team hold hands while walking under the Century Tree to ensure your team commrodery last forever #awe
Purchase the largest pumpkin you can find and do 'kettlebell' squats with it in your strong arms.
Show us in a 15 second tutorial how to pick the best pumpkin for carving
During daylight hours do a touchdown celebration dance with Kyle Stadium in the background, yes the actual stadium.
Find and take a team photograph with this statue. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Take a crystal clear photo infront of the “Crystal Tree” sculpture.
Reinact the waterfountain scene from Oceans 11 infront of the Rudder Fountain
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
Run your favorite football play with your team against another team. Two totems required. Complete away from check-in/checkpoints.
Very politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
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 load off and do some urban hammocking in a creative place. Be respectful of your anchor points when choosing a location (i.e. don't cross walkways/pathways)
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
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.
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.
Take a team photo infront of the "Welcome to Aggieland" water tower during daylight hours.
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
Find and take a team photograph with this statue. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Climb the highest tree you can find and take a photo of your view from the top
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (1pm-2pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Hensel 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 quick hike on Post Oak Trail, (0.89 miles RT) and take a team photo at mile 0.5 facing east during daylight hours.
Hike the Iron Bridge Trail, (1.19 miles RT) and take a team photo at mile 0.5 facing east during daylight hours.
Run the Raccoon Run Trail, (0.83 miles RT)
Throw a pile of leaves in the air and capture it in a slow motion video with a fall song #justfallthings
Hike Deer Run, 1.64 miles RT and take a east facing photo at mile 0.75 during daylight hours.
Rake up a big pile of leaves and jump in it in a slow motion video.
Find and cross a wooden bridge at Lick Creek Park during daylight hours.
Do the Eggnog Mile. Run a mile while drinking a 16 oz. cup of eggnog at every 1/4 mile (every lap if you're on a track). Timelapse video required. #returntosender
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Make a team video explaining why everything is bigger in Texas
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your fancy face.
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
Research your favorite conspiracy theory, make a tri fold presentation and film a 15 second video explaining why we should all be terrified. #thetruthisoutthere
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Stack 5 apples on top of each other with no other supports.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal memory from your childhood. Dig deep.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Create your greatest "Mummy Fashion" on a teammate using Toilet Paper. (Don't waste the toilet paper, sent it home with a teammate after for good use!)
Chop some wood in your best lumberjack outfit #watchyerfangers
Video a teammate throwing a maple 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
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite Halloween song. Tag James Corden @JKCorden & @latelateshow
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
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)
Howl like a werewolf in front of the setting or rising sun
Howl like a pack of wolves in a public park for 15 seconds at dawn.
Show us the breakfast you made while camping (premade food doesn't count) #CampEats
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
Partake of the state dish of Texas with no hands.
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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 nighttime hours.
Take a photo or video with a real live Carya illinoinensis and then pop it in your mouth for a sweet-sweet treat **this nut contains nuts**
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 nighttime hours.
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime 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 nighttime hours.
Snack on the state fruit of Texas
While camping in the wilderness make your own Ouija board and see what comes up. Complete this challenge during nighttime 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)
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.
Find a stranger, ask them what they do for a living and thank them for being them. Be genuine. #thanksrandomfellow.
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Knit a tiny scarf for a cat then give it to a cat.
Video your best scare on a teammate.
Go bobbing for a fruit or vegetable of your choice, anything except apples!
Make a list of 50 things you are most grateful for.
Make some hot chocolate or coffee and add a special ingredient.
It's getting colder outside, put on as many sweaters as you can (5+) and body slam a teammate
Take a picture of a ghost.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite scary movie with brief explanation why.
Order some food and record a review as if you are Anthony Bourdain.
Make a list of your most proud moments and your most shameful moments of 2017. Make some goals for the last quarter.
Have a corn husking race. Challenge 2 strangers to husk cobs faster than you. 15 second video. Include totem. Clean up the mess.
Go to a public place and eat an onion 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)
Visit NothingButNets.net learn a fact about malaria then make a 15 second video sharing your new found knowledge.
Make a 15 second video pledging to OBEY THE LAWS OF THE LAND during the next 24hrs
Take a team photo with your new Luzons!
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