Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
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.
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
Find a spider, and sing the "Itsy Bitsy Spider" as you film it doing whatever it happens to be doing
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."
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Show us the tallest thing you can hurdle.
Sing the TLC hit song Don't Go Chasing Waterfalls at a natural waterfall, recreating their outfits from the music video. DON'T GET IN THE WATER.
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons.
Fit entire team in a phone booth, a real enclosed booth like the kind superman would use or tardis.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Jump up on a Soapbox in public and recite some OutKast lyrics as thoughtfully as possible.
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
Houston we have a problem Get creative and show us how Houston solves everyones problems.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Give a handful of wrapped Halloween candy to a stranger you see on the street.
Personally thank a current/former professor/teacher/coach for the impact they have had on your life. Phone, facetime or skype.
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.
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
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")
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Take a team photo at Discovery Green with the "Super Bowl LI" building sign.
Make a team video explaining why everything is bigger in Texas
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
Donate healthy nonperishable food to the homeless shelter or food bank of your choice. Minimum two items per teammate.
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.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Find and take a team photograph with mosaic. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Order some food and record a review as if you are Anthony Bourdain.
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds somewhere downtown Houston
Power your phone with solar during the Questival
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Take a photo or video with a real live Carya illinoinensis
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Dress up like a vampire and walk through a public sunny place with an umbrella shading you from the sun.
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.
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.
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)
Find a stranger, ask them what they do for a living and thank them for being them. Be genuine. #thanksrandomfellow.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
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.
Donate blood while wearing dracula teeth.
Do the Jack Skellington Mile. Run an entire mile with a jack-o-lantern on your head. Do it in a safe place and make sure you can breathe. Timelapse video required.
Get llama nail art.
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Texas state motto means to you.
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
Craft a canoe out of cardboard and float a teammate in it. Must float for 5 seconds minimum and teammate must stay dry.
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.
Rake up a big pile of leaves and jump in it in a slow motion video.
Reenact your favorite Astros moment from this world series in a 15 second video!
Throw a pile of leaves in the air and capture it in a slow motion video with a fall song #justfallthings
Recreate your favorite Texas sports moment and tag the hero of your story on social media.
Chop some wood in your best lumberjack outfit #watchyerfangers
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).
**** PRIZE CHALLENGE**** Recreate a memorable Halloween moment from your childhood, the more authentic the better.
Recreate the scene from the movie "IT" where the little boy in his rain coat runs after his newspaper boat #hiyageorgie
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.
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you organized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
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
Trade a piece of clothing with a stranger that is not participating in the Questival. FOR KEEPS!
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
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.
Pie a teammate with a pumpkin pie. Slowmo video.
Smash a pie in one of your teammates face, pumpkin or otherwise. Slow motion video.
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Recreate your favorite scene from a Halloween themed movie and hashtag the movie in your caption
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
Purchase some Bratwurst from a reputable source and grill them up and eat them. #oktoberfest
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Post a photo from Questival to your blog and put the url in the caption. (Screenshot).
Create a 15 second Rube Goldberg machine.
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
Ride a broomstick through a public place. (Be a respectful witch or warlock. so not on private property ie, malls)
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.
Pumpkin Bowling! Set up some homemade pins and use a pumpkin as a bowling ball.
Collect a variety of different colored fall leaves, at least 6 different shades of colors. Give them to someone's mom.
Dress up as an investigative team and make a chalk outline of one of your teammates.
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.
Go bobbing for a fruit or vegetable of your choice, anything except apples!
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Watch a sunset. 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.
Purchase the largest pumpkin you can find and do 'kettlebell' squats with it in your strong arms.
Make a smoothie using at least 1 part pumpkin and 4 different fruits or vegetables.
Build a cob of corn out of candy corn at least 6 inches tall. It works! (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal memory from your childhood. Dig deep.
Wear a pumpkin helmet while eating pumpkin soup out of a pumpkin. #meta
Cross the street walking like you would be if you were a zombie. #quecranberriessong
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
Snack on the state fruit of Texas
Snack on the state vegetable of Texas
Challenge a teammate's parent to a speed walking competition
Make a 15 second video showing us the best way to roast some dang pumpkin seeds #pumpkinguts
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
Research your favorite conspiracy theory, make a tri fold presentation and film a 15 second video explaining why we should all be terrified. #thetruthisoutthere
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
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.
Recreate your favorite nightmare. Be theatrical. 15 second video. Totem needs to be visible.
Eat an entire can (15 oz minimum) of canned pumpkin baking filling as fast as you can. Post your time in the video description.
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients
Break a wishbone with your bestie and make a wish if you win.
Bad luck? No such thing if you're Frankenstein. Walk like Frankenstein under a ladder.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Show us in a 15 second tutorial how to pick the best pumpkin for carving
Go tandem longboarding while singing "Somebody's Watching Me" by Rockwell.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Climb the highest tree you can find and take a photo of your view from the top
It's getting colder outside, put on as many sweaters as you can (5+) and body slam a teammate
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing Bicycle Race by Queen together whilst doing so.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Make a 15 second music video for the song Ghostbusters by Ray Parker Jr
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 pop song on a kazoo/harmonica. Tag the song in your caption.
Ghost someone whilst wearing a classic "bedsheet" ghost costume #igotarock
Make a sweet-sweet tire swing! Prove you made it though k
Film a video out in the wilderness illustrating how to find a clean and safe natural water source for drinking.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Filter water from a natural source and drink it. Water must be properly filtered and no a kitchen filter does not filter properly.
Show us the breakfast you made while camping (premade food doesn't count) #CampEats
Try out the hot water bottle at the bottom of your sleeping bag technique while you sleep. Isn't it great? Tell us about it
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.
Partake of the state dish of Texas with no hands.
Carve a beautiful profile picture of a llama into a pumpkin. #pumpkinspicellamatte
Using tofu and other plant based foods sculpt a turkey.
Educate yourself on a current bill being discussed in the Texas house/Senate. Give us a 15 second review.
Find and photograph the 28th state to be admitted into the Union's, official quarter.
Take a picture of a ghost.
As a team pitch a tent (without the fly) in 15 seconds
Film yourself trick or treating at a friends house that is not participating in the questival.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include OKTOBERQUEST 2017.
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.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Make your own cranberry sauce by cranberry stomping, and then eat it. #passthecranberrysauce
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Stack 5 apples on top of each other with no other supports.
Show us how to do a Butterfly Coil with a rope and carry it like a backpack
Knit a tiny scarf for a cat then give it to a cat.
Pet a real life black cat and tell him/her it's cuuuute for good luck
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Make a list of 50 things you are most grateful for.
Make a list of your most proud moments and your most shameful moments of 2017. Make some goals for the last quarter.
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire. 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 dowse a campfire.
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around a campfire. 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)
Make some hot chocolate or coffee and add a special ingredient.
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 in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
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.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
Share a campsite with another team. Two totems required in the submission. 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 share a meal with another team over a campfire. Two totems required in the submission. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
While camping in the wilderness start a campfire without matches, a lighter, or starter fluid (fire must be contained inside a legal fire pit). Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
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.
Perform your best belly flop at a public pool. Get everyone's attention first. Really go for it!
Challenge another team to a 100 meter swim race in an olympic size pool. Two totems required in the submission. (Timelapse)
Do a quick 200 meter swim in an olympic size pool. Congrats Swimmer Winner. Post a timelapse of your feat. (don't forget your totem)
Make a 15 second infomercial telling us how to properly place a Camalot or TCU while climbing.
Show us how to set up an equalized anchor for repelling
Make a 15 second video pledging to OBEY THE LAWS OF THE LAND during the next 24hrs
Eat a beetle #doubledareyou.
Eat two crickets #doubledareyou.
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
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.
Do a real hurdle in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.)
Challenge another questival team to a best of 3 penalty kick competition using a regulation goal two totems in the submission. #goallllllllll
Make a 15 second video leading another team in a stretching routine
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.
Start a public dance party and using the Michael Jackson's "Beat It". Get at least 5 strangers involved.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite adventure movie with a brief explanation why.
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.
Come up with and film a 15 second team handshake or cheer.
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.