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)
Howl like a werewolf in front of the setting or rising sun
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Research your favorite conspiracy theory, make a tri fold presentation and film a 15 second video explaining why we should all be terrified. #thetruthisoutthere
Donate healthy nonperishable food to the homeless shelter or food bank of your choice. Minimum two items per teammate.
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
Find a busy public place and recite some lyrics from John Denver as thoughtfully as possible. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint)
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.
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
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.
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
Play pass the Candy Corn with Strangers. Use spoons to pass the candy corn from person to person. Hold the spoon in your mouth.
Filter water from a natural source and drink it. Water must be properly filtered and no a kitchen filter does not filter properly.
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Ghost someone whilst wearing a classic "bedsheet" ghost costume
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)
**** PRIZE CHALLENGE**** Recreate a memorable Halloween moment from your childhood, the more authentic the better.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Do a flip into a pond, river or lake.
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.
Recreate your favorite nightmare. Be theatrical. 15 second video. Totem needs to be visible.
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
Challenge another questival team to a best of 3 penalty kick competition using a regulation goal two totems in the submission. #goallllllllll
Eat a beetle #doubledareyou.
Eat two crickets #doubledareyou.
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.
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Make some hot chocolate or coffee and add a special ingredient.
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
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.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
Run your favorite football play with your team against another team. Two totems required. Complete away from check-in/checkpoints.
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.)
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Face swap with a stranger not participating in the Questival and post a video of the results.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
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)
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.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (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.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
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.
Ride a broomstick through a public place. (Be a respectful witch or warlock.)
Make a 15 second stop motion video of a teammate flying a broom around a public place.
As a team sing the state song of Rocky Mountain High dressed as John Denver. Sing it loud sing it proud.
Take a photo dressed like a witch playing Quidditch with another team's witch. Two totems required.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Go to a driving range and hold a team long-drive competition. Record your longest drive.
Make large signs and cheer on a random park sporting event, make sure they know you're a fan and make them feel like an allstar.
Throw a pile of leaves in the air and capture it in a slow motion video #justfallthings
Give a handful of wrapped Halloween candy to a stranger you see on the street.
Rake up a big pile of leaves and jump in it in a slow motion video.
Dress up as an investigative team and make a chalk outline of one of your teammates.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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.
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of Denver.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Colorado state motto means to you with the Colorado flag waving in the background.
Share a large gourd as a team, carefully create a helmet from the gord. Take your picture with a non-Questival-participant while wearing your creation. Tap this challenge then tap GO for inspiration >
Smash a pie in one of your teammates face, pumpkin or otherwise. Slow motion video.
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Colorado or the city flag of Denver. A real fabric flag waving majestically in the wind.
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Order some food and record a review as if you are Anthony Bourdain.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
**** 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
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Purchase some Bratwurst from a reputable source and grill them up and eat them. #oktoberfest
Dress up in all orange and camouflage in with some pumpkins.
Tandem cartwheel with a teammate for at least one full rotation. (need a lesson? tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Make a list of your most proud moments and your most shameful moments of 2017. Make some goals for the last quarter.
Play a pop song on a kazoo/harmonica. Tag the song in your caption.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Video your best scare on a teammate.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Recreate your favorite scene from a Halloween themed movie.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Get in full ski or snowboard gear and lay out in your yard as if you were tanning.
Chop some wood in your best lumberjack outfit. Photo. Totem Required.
Wear a pumpkin helmet while eating pumpkin soup out of a pumpkin.
Pie a teammate with a pumpkin pie. Slowmo video.
Carve a beautiful profile picture of a llama into a pumpkin. #pumpkinspicellamatte
As a team make a video showing us a pumpkin carving technique on a real pumpkin.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
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
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
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!)
Video a teammate eating an entire tofu turkey in a timelapse video
Find a spider, and sing the "Itsy Bitsy Spider" as you film it doing whatever it happens to be doing
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Using tofu and other plant based foods sculpt a turkey.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Hit a bullseye on a real dartboard from regulation distance, it's 7 feet 9.25 inches FYI.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Go bobbing for a fruit or vegetable of your choice, anything except apples!
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
It's getting colder outside, put on as many sweaters as you can (5+) and body slam a teammate
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
Take a picture of a ghost.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Stack 5 apples on top of each other with no other supports.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include OKTOBERQUEST DEN 2017.
Find and photograph a Colorado State Quarter.
Eat an entire can (15 oz minimum) of canned pumpkin baking filling as fast as you can. Post your time in the video description.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite Halloween song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Write a note with 10 things you love about Denver and leave it for someone else to find.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of public transit.
Find and take a team photograph with the big blue bear.
Go to a busy part of 16th St. put on your headphones and karaoke your heart out to your favorite song, the whole song, BE LOUD. (aka "Headphone Karaoke")
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
As a team, dress in any costume and do the Thriller dance in a public venue of your choice. #dothebestyoucan
Walk like Frankenstein’s monster or a zombie across a crosswalk and recreate the Beatles famous crosswalk picture.
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)
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.
Eat something from one of the check-in party food vendors and take a quick pic.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Visit stein hoisting or keg bowling either as a participant or spectator.
Take a team photo with the giant bobble head.
Go to the main stage and as a team dance to whatever band is playing.
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. Post a screenshot.