But first, llama take a selfie
Go to a public place where music is playing and challenge a stranger not participating in questival to a dance battle. Make it legit. Create non-monetary stakes. Loser pays up. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Film a video out in the wilderness illustrating how to find a clean and safe natural water source for drinking.
Film a video illustrating how to properly and safely glissade down a glacier. Be careful!
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.
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you organized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
Filter water from a natural source and drink it. Water must be properly filtered and no a kitchen filter does not filter properly.
Get llama nail art.
Document the largest living spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Recreate the scene from the movie "IT" where the little boy in his rain coat runs after his newspaper boat #hiyageorgie
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons.
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.
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.
Collect 50 pieces of trash along a hiking trail and recycle what you can. #dogood
Make a sweet-sweet tire swing! Prove you made it through k
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
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!
Do a flip into a pond, river or lake.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
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.
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (5pm-7pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at the Cotopaxi HQ, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp. Plan accordingly the challenge takes some time to complete.
Get 15 high fives in 15 seconds from 15 different people not participating in the questival.
Go to a busy part of Downtown put on your headphones and karaoke your heart out to your favorite song, the whole song, BE LOUD. (aka "Headphone Karaoke") DO NOT DO THIS ON PRIVATE PROPERTY
As a team, dress in any costume and do the Thriller dance in a public venue of your choice. #dothebestyoucan
Get help from strangers and spell "OKTOBERQUEST" using one human body to make each one of the letters. (Other questival participants do not count as strangers for this one.)
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Find a stranger, ask them what they do for a living and thank them for being them. Be genuine. #thanksrandomfellow.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
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)
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)
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
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)
Ghost someone whilst wearing a classic "bedsheet" ghost costume
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented.
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds somewhere on PIERPONT AVE
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)
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Trekking poles vs no poles while hiking - Make a video about the pro's and Con's of both.
Find this sidewalk tile downtown (tap this challenge then tap GO>)
Find this manhole cover on a sidewalk (tap this challenge then tap GO>)
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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.
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Recreate your favorite nightmare. Be theatrical. 15 second video. Totem needs to be visible.
Eat two crickets #doubledareyou.
Video your best scare on a teammate.
Eat a beetle #doubledareyou.
Drop off one bag dry of Cat food at Best Friends Animal Society Pantry (back garage door on the east side of the building) between 10am-2pm. (2005 1100 E, Salt Lake City, UT 84106)
Pet a real life black cat and tell him/her it's cuuuute for good luck
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second commercial for Salt Lake City
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Do some good for your local food bank by eating at any Even Stevens location during Questival. Take a photo with your food inside Even Stevens.
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Wear a pumpkin helmet while eating pumpkin soup out of a pumpkin. #someta
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
During daylight hours do a touchdown celebration dance with Rice-Eccles Stadium or Lavell Edwards Stadium in the background, yes the actual stadium.
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.
Challenge another questival team to a best of 3 penalty kick competition using a regulation goal two totems in the submission. #goallllllllll
Run your favorite football play with your team against another team. Two totems required. Complete away from check-in/checkpoints.
Show us the tallest thing you can hurdle.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Take a photo dressed like a witch playing quittage with another team's witch. Two totems required.
Put a picture of Geordi La Forge face on a kite and fly it high, just like Reading Rainbow. Don't forget to sing the theme song.
Have a corn husking race. Challenge 2 strangers to husk cobs faster than you. 15 second video. Include totem. Clean up the mess.
Challenge a teammate's parent to a speed walking competition
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-2pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Liberty Park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 1 stamp. Plan extra time, checkpoint closes at 2:00pm exactly.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market. #nofarmsnofood
Cross the street walking like you would be if you were a zombie. #cranberries
Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Perform a magic trick for a stranger on the street and tell them you ran out of treats.
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
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.
Take a photo or video with a real live Larus californicus
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Trade a piece of clothing with a stranger that is not participating in the Questival. FOR KEEPS!
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
Educate yourself on a current bill being discussed in the Utah house/Senate (ie, HR 3990). Give us a 15 second review.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Snack on the state vegetable of Utah.
Challenge a non-Questival participant to a jump rope competition in a public space that is not check-in or a checkpoint. Provide the jump ropes and offer a prize if they win. #goodsportsmanship
Give a handful of wrapped Halloween candy to a stranger you see on the street.
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.
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)
Show us in a 15 second tutorial how to pick the best pumpkin for carving
Film yourself trick or treating at a friends house that is not participating in the questival.
Do a 'track' stand for 8 full seconds on a bike. No balance assistance allowed can not roll more than 12"
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing Bicycle Race by Queen together whilst doing so.
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
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.
Go tandem longboarding while singing "Somebody's Watching Me" by Rockwell.
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.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Collect a variety of different colored fall leaves, at least 6 different shades of colors. Give them to someone's mom.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
As a team make a video showing us a pumpkin carving technique on a real pumpkin.
Make a 15 second video showing us the best way to roast some dang pumpkin seeds #pumpkinguts
Pumpkin Bowling! Set up some homemade pins in grass and use a pumpkin as a bowling ball.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Research your favorite conspiracy theory, make a tri fold presentation and film a 15 second video explaining why we should all be terrified. #thetruthisoutthere
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
Do a real hurdle in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.)
Tandem cartwheel with a teammate for at least one full rotation. (need a lesson? tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Make a field goal from the 15 yard line... wait for it... with your left foot then celebrate with a dance.
Get someone registered to vote #america
Climb the highest tree you can find and take a photo of your view from the top
Rake up a trash bags worth of leaves for a neighbor with their permission.
Throw a pile of leaves in the air and capture it in a slow motion video with a fall song #justfallthings
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.
Rake up a big pile of leaves and jump in it in a slow motion video.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
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.
Leave a scary book at a little free library/tiny library (not a public or city library). Take a video explaining your addition. #readingisFUNdamental
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
Eat an entire can (15 oz minimum) of canned pumpkin baking filling as fast as you can. Post your time in the video description.
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Video of a team member slam dunking a basketball on a regulation 10' high hoop (if you're short get creative).
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
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."
As a team sing the state song of Utah. Sing it loud sing it proud.
Visit Sri Sri Radha Krishna Temple
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Recreate your favorite scene from a Halloween themed movie and hashtag the movie in your caption
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Hike the "Y" in Provo. Take a picture from Brigham Young's favorite letter #allegedly... towards the valley.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** 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 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.
While camping in the wilderness make your own Ouija board and see what comes up. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
As a team pitch a tent (without the fly) in 15 seconds
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 video a 15 second scary story around a campfire. 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 in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Eat an entire mouthful of brown mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your fancy face.
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.
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!)
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
Carve a beautiful profile picture of a llama into a pumpkin. #pumpkinspicellamatte
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Recreate a memorable Halloween moment from your childhood, the more authentic the better.
Make a smoothie using at least 1 part pumpkin and 4 different fruits or vegetables.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Make some hot chocolate or coffee and add a special ingredient.
Purchase the largest pumpkin you can find and do 'kettlebell' squats with it in your strong arms.
Smash a pie in one of your teammates face, pumpkin or otherwise. Slow motion video.
Pie a teammate with a pumpkin pie. Slowmo video.
It's getting colder outside, put on as many sweaters as you can (5+) and body slam a teammate
Knit a tiny scarf for a cat then give it to a cat.
Go bobbing for a fruit or vegetable of your choice, anything except apples!
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.
Snack on the state fruit of Utah.
Stack 5 apples on top of each other with no other supports.
Partake of the state dish of Utah with no hands.
Play a pop song on a kazoo/harmonica. Tag the song in your caption.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite scary movie with brief explanation why.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite Halloween song. Tag James Corden @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Take a photo in front of the world's first KFC
Take a photo under the SLC Chinatown Gates
Find a spider, and sing the "Itsy Bitsy Spider" as you film it doing whatever it happens to be doing
Write a note with 10 things you love about Salt Lake City and leave it for someone else to find.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Make a list of your most proud moments and your most shameful moments of 2017. Make some goals for the last quarter.
Make a list of 50 things you are most grateful for.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include OKTOBER 2017.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Take a picture of a ghost.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Utah state motto means to you.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
Find a tile that is reads, "2004 Salt Lake City Classic 5k Women's Overall Winner: Ingunn Earl" way to go Ingunn!
Eat something from one of the Gallivan Center launch party food vendors and take a quick pic.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Play a round of Giant "Beer" Pong, Giant Connect Four or Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
Take a selfie or a team picture with Miguel the Llama. (We will announced from the stage when Miguel arrives)
Take a team photo in front of the mural on the bridge at The Gallivan Center
Snap a team photo in front of the floating rock monument at The Gallivan Center
Donate to the IRC by clicking on this link. Take a screenshot of your donation to an IRC rep at the Gallivan Center. They'll give you a piece of fabric to write a "Message of Hope" to a refugee.
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.
Make a 15 second demonstrating you know what and where watershed areas are in Utah. (tap this challenge for a reference map)
Make a 15 second video pledging to OBEY THE LAWS OF THE LAND during the next 24hrs
Successfully arrive at check-in (75 S. Main) having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Find this cat at The Gallivan Center
Take Regent Street when walking from check-in to the Gallivan Center and take a pic in front on the Regent Street Green Pole on the street corner
Find and snap a pic of a Deseret News sidewalk art installation. Tell us in your caption what the headline read.
Snap a photo of this on Regent St.
Find this "Evening Curtain" plaque on Regent St.
Find a Salt Lake Tribune sidewalk plaque that reads, "Hot Tamales"
FInd and snap a photo of this Brigham Young sidewalk plaque on Regent St.
Snap a photo of a Maud May Babcock quote on Regent St.
In 1860, how long did it take to mail a letter from SLC to San Francisco? show us the answer written on Regent St.
Start a public dance party and using the Michael Jackson's "Beat It". Get at least 5 strangers involved.
Come up with and film a 15 second team handshake or cheer.
Attend the FREE Basecamp Yoga at Cotopaxi on 10/18 and take a photo with a staff member from Cotopaxi or Seek Studio. Find more info @ Cotopaxi.com/events
Create a unique team motto in a foreign language
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.
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.