Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Convince a stranger to touch noses with you for 15 seconds. Maintain eye-contact whilst doing so and provide video as proof.
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)
Make a 15 second commercial for Downtown Las Vegas
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
As a team, dress in any costume and do the Thriller dance in a public venue of your choice. #dothebestyoucan
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)
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
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (6pm-7pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team back at the Giant Mantis, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp. Plan accordingly the challenge takes some time to complete.
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Drink water from a freshwater spring (a spring is a point where groundwater flows out of the ground, and is thus where the aquifer surface meets the surface of the earth).
Clean and Jerk a hay bale that you have permission to use. Make sure to have proper form.
It's getting colder outside, put on as many sweaters as you can (5+) and body slam a teammate
Play pass the Candy Corn with Strangers. Use spoons to pass the candy corn from person to person. Hold the spoon in your mouth.
Get 15 high fives in 15 seconds from 15 different people not participating in the questival.
Put on your favorite costume from your childhood and take pictures with 5 strangers with their permission. Post a collage.
Cheer on someone running the 5k taking place on Fremont street on Saturday night.
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.
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
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.
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
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)
Do a flip into a pond, river or lake.
Recreate the scene from the movie "IT" where the little boy in his rain coat runs after his newspaper boat
Skip a rock at least 7 times on water.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Filter water from a natural source and drink it. Water must be properly filtered and no a kitchen filter does not filter properly.
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)
Post a photo from Questival to your blog and put the url in the caption. (Screenshot).
Make a 15 second music video for the song Ghostbusters by Ray Parker Jr
Boulder one problem outdoors.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Cool off in a natural waterfall (in = completely under getting wet).
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite Halloween song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Hike Mary Jane Falls trail, team photo at the cave past the falls (Mt. Charleston) 1.3 miles easy.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Find a stranger, ask them what they do for a living and thank them for being them. Be genuine. #thanksrandomfellow.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal memory from your childhood. Dig deep.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
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.
Go to a thrift store and create the most basic fall outfit you can. #pumpkinspiceduggs
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
Take a picture with a stranger who has your FAVORITE Near-Halloween costume on during this Near-Halloween weekend.
Video your best scare on a teammate.
Howl like a pack of wolves in a public park for 15 seconds and dawn.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Recreate your favorite scene from a Halloween themed movie.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Recreate a memorable Halloween moment from your childhood, the more authentic the better.
Tandem cartwheel with a teammate for at least one full rotation. (need a lesson? tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Visit a historic site/ do a hike that is not on this list but should be.
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
Trade a piece of clothing with a stranger that is not participating in the Questival. FOR KEEPS!
Take a photo dressed like a witch playing quittage with another team's witch. Two totems required.
Run your favorite football play with your team against another team. Two totems required. Complete away from check-in/checkpoints.
Ride a broomstick through a public place. (Be a respectful witch or warlock.)
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-1pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Lorenzi Park (we'll drop a pin close to checkpoint time), complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 1 stamp. Plan extra time, checkpoint closes at 1:00pm exactly.
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.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
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)
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.
Video of a team member slam dunking a basketball on a regulation 10' high hoop (if you're short get creative).
Perform your best belly flop at a public pool. Get everyone's attention first. Really go for it!
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
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.
Chop some wood in your best lumberjack outfit. Photo. Totem Required.
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).
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).
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Show us your best team roller skating dance moves in a venue of your choosing, make it fabulous.
Get in full ski or snowboard gear and lay out in your yard as if you were tanning.
Make some hot chocolate or coffee and add a special ingredient.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Ghost someone whilst wearing a classic "bedsheet" ghost costume
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Put candy corn or hot tamales on your canines to replicate "vampire" teeth.
Dress up in all orange and camouflage in with some pumpkins.
Eat an entire can (15 oz minimum) of canned pumpkin baking filling as fast as you can. Post your time in the video description. It's full of vitamin A.
Very politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented.
Recreate your favorite World Series moment with your team and tell us why it is your favorite in your challenge description. #OctoberBaseball
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.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite scary movie with brief explanation why.
While camping share a meal with another team over a campfire. Two totems required in the submission. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Get the best deal you can get on food with a coupon.
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Convince a non-Questival participant to paint their face with a drawing of your favorite classic movie monster. Frankenstein's Monster, Ghost, Witch, Dracula or Mummy.
Stack 5 apples on top of each other with no other supports.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Bad luck? No such thing if you're Frankenstein. Walk like Frankenstein under a ladder.
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!)
Howl like a werewolf in front of the setting or rising sun in a place that doesn't disturb non-Questival participants.
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing Bicycle Race by Queen together whilst doing so.
Go rollerskating/rollerblading and hold a limbo contest. How low can you go?
While camping at in the wilderness make a commercial for a cologne/perfume based on the scent of campfire. Channel your inner Channel™. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a 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.
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire. 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.
Take a photo or video with a wild Sagebrush
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 in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
Share a campsite with another team. Two totems required in the submission. 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.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
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!).
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Get llama nail art.
Dress up as an investigative team and make a chalk outline of one of your teammates.
Wear a pumpkin helmet while eating pumpkin soup out of a pumpkin.
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
Throw a pile of leaves in the air and capture it in a slow motion video #justfallthings
Pie a teammate with a pumpkin pie. Slowmo video.
Go bobbing for a fruit or vegetable of your choice, anything except apples!
Smash a pie in one of your teammates face, pumpkin or otherwise. Slow motion video.
Film yourself trick or treating at a friends house that is not participating in the questival.
Make a smoothie using at least 1 part pumpkin and 4 different fruits or vegetables.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Carve a beautiful profile picture of a llama into a pumpkin. #pumpkinspicellamatte
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include "OktoberQuest Las Vegas 2017"
As a team sing the state song of Nevada. Sing it loud sing it proud.
Make a list of your most proud moments and your most shameful moments of 2017. Make some goals for the last quarter.
Find and photograph a Maine license plate. The real thing not a photo or any other facsimile.
Find and take a team photograph with your favorite piece of Vegas Street Art, must be different than your "downtown street art" submission.
Find and take a team photograph with your favorite piece of Downtown Street Art.
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds on Fremont Street
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Build something creative from the giant legos or foam blocks at the Container Park and take a picture with your creation.
Decorate your mini-jack-o-lantern you got at check-in and give it a name. One per team, video of why you named it what you did.
When prompted at the check in challenge sing along with everyone to the rock ballad “Don’t Stop Believin’” #loudandproud
Play a round of Giant Connect Four or Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
Visit NothingButNets.net learn a fact about malaria then Visit the Nothing But Nets table and 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.
Take a selfie or a team picture with Miguel the Llama. (We will announced from the stage when Miguel arrives)
Take part in the "Follow-the-Llama" Dance competition, get a photo/video of someone from your team participating. #goforthegold!
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Create a unique team motto in a foreign language
Come up with and film a 15 second team handshake or cheer.
Procure a pumpkin for your team. You may need it in one of the upcoming challenges :wink:
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.
Start a public dance party and using the Michael Jackson's "Beat It". Get at least 5 strangers involved.