Spicy Green Children
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Go to your favorite pizza joint and try to eat a piece in one bite
As a team make a video showing us a pumpkin carving technique on a real pumpkin.
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!)
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.
Pie a teammate with a pumpkin pie. Slowmo video.
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 >)
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
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.
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (5pm-7pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Denver Oktoberfest on 21st between Larimer and Market, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp.
Face swap with a stranger not participating in the Questival and post a video of the results.
Find and take a team photograph with the big blue bear.
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
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.
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
**** PRIZE CHALLENGE**** 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
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (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.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Review a campground that you camped in during Questival on The Dyrt (Tap this challenge then tap GO >), join The Dyrt, search for and review a campground, then screenshot your campground review.
**** PRIZE CHALLENGE**** Recreate a memorable Halloween moment from your childhood, the more authentic the better.
It's getting colder outside, put on as many sweaters as you can (5+) and body slam a teammate
Video a teammate eating an entire tofu turkey in a timelapse video
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
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.
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.
Wear a pumpkin helmet while eating pumpkin soup out of a pumpkin.
Go bobbing for a fruit or vegetable of your choice, anything except apples!
Using tofu and other plant based foods sculpt a turkey.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Eat an entire can (15 oz minimum) of canned pumpkin baking filling as fast as you can. Post your time in the video description.
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
Ghost someone whilst wearing a classic "bedsheet" ghost costume
Carve a beautiful profile picture of a llama into a pumpkin. #pumpkinspicellamatte
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.
Purchase some Bratwurst from a reputable source and grill them up and eat them. #oktoberfest
Go tandem longboarding while singing "Don't Go Breaking My Heart".
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Eat two crickets #doubledareyou.
Eat a beetle #doubledareyou.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Stack 5 apples on top of each other with no other supports.
Do a 'track' stand for 8 full seconds on a bike. No balance assistance allowed can not roll more than 12"
Smash a pie in one of your teammates face, pumpkin or otherwise. Slow motion video.
Do a wheelie on a bike for 4 seconds or longer.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Ride a unicycle.
Leave a scary book at a little free library/tiny library (not a public or city library). Take a video explaining your addition. #readingisFUNdamental
Run your favorite football play with your team against another team. Two totems required. Complete away from check-in/checkpoints.
Make a field goal from the 15 yard line... wait for it... with your left foot then celebrate with a dance.
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 another questival team to a best of 3 penalty kick competition using a regulation goal two totems in the submission. #goallllllllll
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-1pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at City Park near Thatcher Fountain, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 1 stamp. Checkpoint closes at 1:00pm exactly.
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Clean and Jerk a hay bale that you have permission to use. Make sure to have proper form.
Walk two lengths of a slackline without falling off. Timelapse video. Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in.
Film yourself trick or treating at a friends house that is not participating in the questival.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite scary movie with brief explanation why.
Find a real life black cat; be nice and don't terrorize it.
Knit a tiny scarf for a cat then give it to a cat.
Find a spider, and sing the "Itsy Bitsy Spider" as you film it doing whatever it happens to be doing
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you origamized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
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."
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.
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
Dress up in all orange and camouflage in with some pumpkins.
Get llama nail art.
Hike up to the Stone cabin up Woods Quarry Loop Trail. Take a team picture in front of the Stone Cabin.
Put on your favorite costume from your childhood and take pictures with 5 strangers with their permission. Post a collage.
As a team, dress in any costume and do the Thriller dance in a public venue of your choice. #dothebestyoucan
Trade a piece of clothing with a stranger that is not participating in the Questival. FOR KEEPS!
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.
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
****PRIZE CHALLENGE**** Dress up like a vampire and walk through a public sunny place with an umbrella shading you from the sun.
Dress up as an investigative team and make a chalk outline of one of your teammates.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Take a quick loop hike on the Enchanted Mesa and McLintock Nature Trails; Record your loop on an app and take a team picture at your favorite scenic spot.
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)
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
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.)
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Throw a pile of leaves in the air and capture it in a slow motion video #justfallthings
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
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).
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)
Take a quick stroll up Chautauqua Trail; Take a picture in front of the first and second flatiron.
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.
Make some hot chocolate or coffee and add a special ingredient.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Video your best scare on a teammate.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
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 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.
Howl like a werewolf in front of the setting or rising sun
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
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 cook a meal over a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Hike to Boulder Falls, Take a team picture in front of the Falls.
Chop some wood in your best lumberjack outfit. Photo. Totem Required.
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)
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.
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.
Share a campsite with another team. Two totems required in the submission. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Make a list of 50 things you are most grateful for.
Write a note with 10 things you love about Denver and leave it for someone else to find.
Have a corn husking race. Challenge 2 strangers to husk cobs faster than you. 15 second video. Include totem. Clean up the mess.
Put candy corn or hot tamales on your canines to replicate "vampire" teeth; sing the Purple People Eater song
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)
Visit your favorite Karaoke bar/restaurant with a partner and sing "Puttin' on the Ritz" like Gene Wilder and partner from Young Frankenstein.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite Halloween song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Very politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
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)
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Boulder one problem outdoors.
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds on Pearl Street in Boulder
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Recreate your favorite nightmare. Be theatrical. 15 second video. Totem needs to be visible.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include OKTOBERQUEST DEN 2017.
Hold a formal freestyle rap off with a stranger not participating in the Questival.
Give a handful of wrapped Halloween candy to a stranger you see on the street.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Take a picture of a ghost.
Walk like Frankenstein’s monster or a zombie across a crosswalk and recreate the Beatles famous crosswalk picture.
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of Denver.
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 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.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Go to the main stage and as a team dance to whatever band is playing.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Eat something from one of the check-in party food vendors and take a quick pic.
Take a team photo with the giant bobble head.
Visit stein hoisting or keg bowling either as a participant or spectator.
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.
Donate to the IRC by clicking on this link. Post a screenshot.
Visit NothingButNets.net learn a fact about malaria then make a 15 second video sharing your new found knowledge.
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.
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.
Procure a pumpkin for your team. You may need it in one of the upcoming challenges 😉
Create a unique team motto in a foreign language
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.