Hidden Leaf Ninja
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include OKTOBERQUEST 2017.
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
Make a smoothie using at least 1 part pumpkin and 4 different fruits or vegetables.
Eat an entire can (15 oz minimum) of canned pumpkin baking filling as fast as you can. Post your time in the video description.
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly as if you were the villain from a scary movie. Think Michael Myers or Jason.
Make a 15 second video showing us the best way to roast some dang pumpkin seeds #pumpkinguts
Go bobbing for a fruit or vegetable of your choice, anything except apples!
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.
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.
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!)
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients
It's getting colder outside, put on as many sweaters as you can (5+) and body slam a teammate
Collect 50 pieces of trash along a hiking trail and recycle what you can. #dogood
Reenact a scene from your favorite movie/tv show that takes place in Texas.
Take a photo or video with a real live Carya illinoinensis
Jump up on a Soapbox in public and recite some OutKast lyrics as thoughtfully as possible.
Pay your respects at the Lauren Catuzzi Grandcolas Sculpture and take a team photo with her sculpture.
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Texas
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
Take a team photo at Discovery Green with the "Super Bowl LI" building sign.
Get 15 high fives in 15 seconds from 15 different people not participating in the questival.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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)
Go ahead and press the Big Red Button on the Preston Street Bridge. Take a video showing us what it does.
As a team sing the state song of Texas. Sing it loud sing it proud.
Tandem cartwheel with a teammate for at least one full rotation. (need a lesson? tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Play pass the Candy Corn with Strangers. Use spoons to pass the candy corn from person to person. Hold the spoon in your mouth.
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (4pm-5pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at the Smither Park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp. Plan accordingly the challenge takes some time to complete.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second commercial for Houston
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Hike the Purple Trail at Memorial Park. Be alert of mt. bikers! Really show us you did it.
Throw a pile of leaves in the air and capture it in a slow motion video with a fall song #justfallthings
HIke the Outer Loop at the Houston Arboretum & Nature Center. Snap a pic where the outloop branches off to the Couch Birding Trail.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Take a photo on the boardwalk at Houston Arboretum and Nature Center
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.
Cross the street walking like you would be if you were a zombie. #quecranberriessong
Climb the highest tree you can find and take a photo of your view from the top
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Find a stranger, ask them what they do for a living and thank them for being them. Be genuine. #thanksrandomfellow.
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.
Very politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
Give a handful of wrapped Halloween candy to a stranger you see on the street.
As a team, dress in any costume and do the Thriller dance in a public venue of your choice. #dothebestyoucan
Have a corn husking race. Challenge 2 strangers to husk cobs faster than you. 15 second video. Include totem. Clean up the mess.
Take a photo dressed like a witch playing quittage with another team's witch. Two totems required.
Ride a broomstick through a public place. (Be a respectful witch or warlock. so not on private property ie, malls)
Run your favorite football play with your team against another team. Two totems required. Complete away from check-in/checkpoints.
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 do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (1pm-2pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Spotts Park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 1 stamp. Plan extra time, checkpoint closes at 2:00pm exactly.
Make a list of 50 things you are most grateful for.
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.
Carve a beautiful profile picture of a llama into a pumpkin. #pumpkinspicellamatte
Smash a pie in one of your teammates face, pumpkin or otherwise. Slow motion video.
Make a caramel apple, (or onion if you're feeling sassy) and share it with a friend not participating in Questival. Film their reaction. No store bought caramel apples.
As a team make a video showing us a pumpkin carving technique on a real pumpkin.
Pet a real life black cat and tell him/her it's cuuuute for good luck
Bake a cake, and put candles on it. Find a stranger not participating in Questival and sing "Happy Fall-Day To You" to them. Make sure they blow out the candles.
Eat an entire mouthful of brown mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Snack on the state fruit of Texas
Snack on the state vegetable of Texas
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Stack 5 apples on top of each other with no other supports.
Pie a teammate with a pumpkin pie. Slowmo video.
Pumpkin Bowling! Set up some homemade pins and use a pumpkin as a bowling ball.
Video a teammate throwing a maple doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Dress up in all orange and try to camouflage in with some pumpkins at a pumpkin patch.
Purchase the largest pumpkin you can find and do 'kettlebell' squats with it in your strong arms.
Collect a variety of different colored fall leaves, at least 6 different shades of colors. Give them to someone's mom.
Show us in a 15 second tutorial how to pick the best pumpkin for carving
Go to a thrift store and create the most "basic" fall outfit you can.
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
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.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Clean and Jerk a hay bale that you have permission to use. Make sure to have proper form.
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
Make a list of your most proud moments and your most shameful moments of 2017. Make some goals for the last quarter.
Write a note with 10 things you love about sweet-sweet Houston and leave it for someone else to find.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 13th thing on the menu. #lucky13
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
Order a pumpkin spice latte under the name "Bueller" when you pick it up tell them "Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in awhile, you could miss it."
Howl like a werewolf in front of the setting or rising sun
Post an awkward team photo during the Questival in your best fall themed attire (think scarves, PSL, uggs, flannel, etc). Get 50 likes and document (prove with screenshot).
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
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 pack of wolves in a public park for 15 seconds at dawn.
Video of a team member slam dunking a basketball on a regulation 10' high hoop (if you're short get creative).
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your fancy face.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Take a picture of a ghost.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Film yourself trick or treating at a friends house that is not participating in the questival.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Bad luck? No such thing if you're Frankenstein. Walk like Frankenstein under a ladder.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Recreate your favorite scene from a Halloween themed movie and hashtag the movie in your caption
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite Halloween song. Tag James Corden @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Find a spider, and sing the "Itsy Bitsy Spider" as you film it doing whatever it happens to be doing
Partake of the state dish of Texas with no hands.
Find and photograph the 28th state to be admitted into the Union's, official quarter.
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Texas state motto means to you.
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.
Make a 15 second video pledging to OBEY THE LAWS OF THE LAND during the next 24hrs
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.
Order some food and record a review as if you are Anthony Bourdain.
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)
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Go tandem longboarding while singing "Somebody's Watching Me" by Rockwell.
Visit NothingButNets.net learn a fact about malaria then make a 15 second video sharing your new found knowledge.
Donate to the IRC by clicking on this link. Take a screenshot of your donation.
Make a 15 second video leading another team in a stretching routine