Make a smoothie using at least 1 part pumpkin and 4 different fruits or vegetables.
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
Purchase some Bratwurst from a reputable source and grill them up and eat them. #oktoberfest
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!
Filter water from a natural source and drink it. Water must be properly filtered and no a kitchen filter does not filter properly.
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.
Carve a beautiful profile picture of a llama into a pumpkin. #pumpkinspicellamatte
Rake up a big pile of leaves and jump in it in a slow motion video.
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)
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
Leave a scary book at a little free library/tiny library (not a public or city library). Take a video explaining your addition. #readingisFUNdamental
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
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.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Get in full ski or snowboard gear and lay out in your yard as if you were tanning.
Clean and Jerk a hay bale that you have permission to use. Make sure to have proper form.
Run through the World's Fair Fountain while it's on, dodge the spray and try to stay as dry as possible
Go to the sunsphere, (during regular operating hours) and take a video from the observation deck pointing out your favorite places in Knoxville
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
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."
Ride a broomstick through a public place. (Be a respectful witch or warlock.)
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.
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.
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.
As a team, sing your favorite number from a musical production in front of the Tennessee Theatre.
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
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.
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.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Sing one of Tennessee's 9 official state songs as a team. Tell us why the heck we have 9 state songs in your caption.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Take a picture of a ghost.
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.)
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Document the largest living spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of Knoxville
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.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite scary movie with brief explanation why.
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.
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you origamized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
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 make your own Ouija board and see what comes up. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-1pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Caswell Park, across winona St (west) from the baseball fields. Complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 1 stamp. Plan extra time, checkpoint closes at 1:00pm exactly.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Write a note with 10 things you love about Tennessee and leave it for someone else to find.
Have a corn husking race. Challenge 2 strangers to husk cobs faster than you. Clean up the mess.
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.
Find and photograph "Borbor 9" by Will Vannerson
Take a photo next to the Rowing Man Statue
Take a team photo in front of the East Tennessee History Center, do a little research and tell us a historical fact about Tennessee in your caption.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Find a stranger, ask them what they do for a living and thank them for being them. Be genuine. #thanksrandomfellow.
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Tennessee
Make a list of 50 things you are most grateful for.
Order some food and record a review as if you are Anthony Bourdain.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Skip a rock at least 7 times on water.
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
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.
Very politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Craft a canoe out of cardboard and float a teammate in it. Must float for 5 seconds minimum and teammate must stay dry.
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)
Play a pop song on a kazoo/harmonica. Tag the song in your caption.
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.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include Knoxville 2017.
Break a wishbone with your bestie and make a wish if you win.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
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 sing a pop song around your 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)
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Visit your favorite Karaoke bar/restaurant with a partner and sing "Puttin' on the Ritz" like Gene Wilder and partner from Young Frankenstein.
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
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.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Pie a teammate with a pumpkin pie. Slowmo video.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Throw a pile of leaves in the air and capture it in a slow motion video #justfallthings
Take a photo with your favorite tree and tell us how many acres of trees there are at Ijams nature center.
Find and take a photo with the native plant for which Baton Rouge was named, and was known as the "Tree of Life" by Native Americans.
Have a member of the truth team snap your picture in front of the #FinishtIt mural in the truth zone
Have a teammate record you in a challenge at the truth zone & upload the video. You can win sweet truth merch!
Take a photo with a Common Persimmon somewhere at Ijams Nature Center (tell us something the wood has been used to create in your caption)
Take a photo with an American sycamore somewhere at Ijams Nature Center.
Donate to the IRC by clicking on this link. Upload a screenshot of your donation confirmation
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 booth and make a 15 second video sharing your new found knowledge.
Take a team photo showing off your new Luzon daypack once you pick it up from Check In
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Come up with and film a 15 second team handshake or cheer.
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.
Start a public dance party and using the Michael Jackson's "Beat It". Get at least 5 strangers involved.
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.