Good Vibes Only
As a team sing the state song of Texas. Sing it loud sing it proud.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Snack on the state vegetable of Texas
Recreate your favorite nightmare. Be theatrical. 15 second video. Totem needs to be visible.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
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)
Post an awkward team photo during the Questival in your best fall themed attire (think scarves, uggs, flannel, etc). Get 100 likes and document (prove with screenshot).
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Order some food and record a review as if you are Anthony Bourdain.
Educate yourself on a current bill being discussed in the Texas house/Senate. Give us a 15 second review.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include OKTOBERQUEST 2017.
Partake of the state dish of Texas with no hands.
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.
Leave a scary book at a little free library/tiny library (not a public or city library). Take a video explaining your addition. #readingisFUNdamental
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second commercial for Austin
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite scary movie with brief explanation why.
Show us the tallest thing you can hurdle.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Write a note with 10 things you love about sweet-sweet Austin and leave it for someone else to find.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as 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 Brentwood Park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp. Plan accordingly the challenge takes some time to complete.
Donate a blanket or coat to a homeless shelter of your choice.
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.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Find and snap a photo of a peacock at Mayfield Park.
Take a team photo at the lookout at Mount Bonnell
Throw a pile of leaves in the air and capture it in a slow motion video with a fall song #justfallthings
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
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 Zilker 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 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Hike one mile into Sculpture Falls and take a pic enjoying the sanctuary
Hike to the top or "Hill Of Life". Good luck ;)
Collect 50 pieces of trash along a hiking trail and recycle what you can. #dogood
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).
Skip a rock at least 7 times on water.
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."
Pie a teammate with a pumpkin pie. Slowmo video.
Make a list of your most proud moments and your most shameful moments of 2017. Make some goals for the last quarter.
Smash a pie in one of your teammates face, pumpkin or otherwise. Slow motion video.
Make a list of 50 things you are most grateful for.
As a team make a video showing us a pumpkin carving technique on a real pumpkin.
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.
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.
Eat an entire can (15 oz minimum) of canned pumpkin baking filling as fast as you can. Post your time in the video description.
Eat an entire mouthful of brown mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
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 recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
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)
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.
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 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.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
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)
Take a photo or video with a real live Carya illinoinensis
It's getting colder outside, put on as many sweaters as you can (5+) and body slam a teammate
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 draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
Ghost someone whilst wearing a classic "bedsheet" ghost costume #igotarock
Take a picture of a ghost.
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
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.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Howl like a werewolf in front of the setting or rising sun
Carve a beautiful profile picture of a llama into a pumpkin. #pumpkinspicellamatte
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Find and take a team photograph with mosaic. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Show us in a 15 second tutorial how to pick the best pumpkin for carving
Cross the street walking like you would be if you were a zombie. #quecranberriessong
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
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.
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.
Snack on the state fruit of Texas
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 13th thing on the menu. #lucky13
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Make a 15 second music video for the song Ghostbusters by Ray Parker Jr
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Texas state motto means to you.
Make a team video explaining why everything is bigger in Texas
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite Halloween song. Tag James Corden @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Make a 15 second video pledging to OBEY THE LAWS OF THE LAND during the next 24hrs
Make a 15 second video leading another team in a stretching routine
Visit a town with a population below 500. Take a picture by the population sign. No sign, no points.
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.
Post a photo from Questival to your blog and put the url in the caption. (Screenshot).
Play a round of Giant "Beer" Pong, Giant Connect Four or Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Donate to the IRC by clicking on this link. Take a screenshot of your donation.
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.
Create a unique team motto in a foreign language
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.