Ramrod Sassy Balls
Make a 15 second music video for the song Ghostbusters by Ray Parker Jr
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include OKTOBERQUEST 2017.
Make some hot chocolate or coffee and add a special ingredient.
Educate yourself on a current bill being discussed in the Texas house/Senate. Give us a 15 second review.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Show us in a 15 second tutorial how to pick the best pumpkin for carving
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.
Climb the highest tree you can find and take a photo of your view from the top
Reenact your favorite Astros moment from this world series in a 15 second video!
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.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
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
Go bobbing for a fruit or vegetable of your choice, anything except apples!
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.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons.
Take a team photo at Gerald D. Hines "Water Wall"
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Texas
Leave a scary book at a little free library/tiny library (not a public or city library). Take a video explaining your addition. #readingisFUNdamental
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Find and take a team photograph with mosaic. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Take a team photo at Discovery Green with the "Super Bowl LI" building sign.
Make a list of 50 things you are most grateful for.
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Texas state motto means to you.
Make a team video explaining why everything is bigger in Texas
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.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Pay your respects at the Lauren Catuzzi Grandcolas Sculpture and take a team photo with her sculpture.
Go ahead and press the Big Red Button on the Preston Street Bridge. Take a video showing us what it does.
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
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.
Find and take an instagram worthy photo on the suspension foot bridge over Buffalo Bayou
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)
HIke the Outer Loop at the Houston Arboretum & Nature Center. Snap a pic where the outloop branches off to the Couch Birding Trail.
Take a photo on the boardwalk at Houston Arboretum and Nature Center
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
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)
Have a corn husking race. Challenge 2 strangers to husk cobs faster than you. 15 second video. Include totem. Clean up the mess.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Hike the Purple Trail at Memorial Park. Be alert of mt. bikers! Really show us you did it.
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.
Document the largest living spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
Very politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
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)
Go to a driving range and hold a team long-drive competition. Record your longest drive.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
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.
Ride a broomstick through a public place. (Be a respectful witch or warlock. so not on private property ie, malls)
Put on your favorite costume from your childhood and take pictures with 5 strangers with their permission. Post a collage.
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.
Film yourself trick or treating at a friends house that is not participating in the questival.
**** PRIZE CHALLENGE**** Recreate a memorable Halloween moment from your childhood, the more authentic the better.
Bad luck? No such thing if you're Frankenstein. Walk like Frankenstein under a ladder.
Show us your best team roller skating dance moves in a venue of your choosing, make it fabulous.
Go rollerskating/rollerblading and hold a limbo contest. How low can you go?
Take a photo of the "Beer Can House"
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second commercial for Houston
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Break a wishbone with your bestie and make a wish if you win.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds somewhere downtown Houston
Make a 15 second video leading another team in a stretching routine
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.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite Halloween song. Tag James Corden @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Recreate your favorite nightmare. Be theatrical. 15 second video. Totem needs to be visible.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Recreate your favorite scene from a Halloween themed movie and hashtag the movie in your caption
Dress up as an investigative team and make a chalk outline of one of your teammates.
Cross the street walking like you would be if you were a zombie. #quecranberriessong
Perform your best belly flop at a public pool. Get everyone's attention first. Really go for it!
Video of a team member slam dunking a basketball on a regulation 10' high hoop (if you're short get creative).
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
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.
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.
Pumpkin Bowling! Set up some homemade pins and use a pumpkin as a bowling ball.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your fancy face.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Make a list of your most proud moments and your most shameful moments of 2017. Make some goals for the last quarter.
Snack on the state vegetable of Texas
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
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!)
Take a photo or video with a real live Carya illinoinensis
Eat an entire mouthful of brown mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Partake of the state dish of Texas with no hands.
Snack on the state fruit of Texas
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients
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."
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market. #nofarmsnofood
Skip a rock at least 7 times on water.
Collect 50 pieces of trash along a hiking trail and recycle what you can. #dogood
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Show us the breakfast you made while camping (premade food doesn't count) #CampEats
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)
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Collect a variety of different colored fall leaves, at least 6 different shades of colors. Give them to someone's mom.
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
Howl like a pack of wolves in a public park for 15 seconds at dawn.
Howl like a werewolf in front of the setting or rising sun
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Ghost someone whilst wearing a classic "bedsheet" ghost costume #igotarock
Take a picture of a ghost.
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around 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 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 video a 15 second scary story around a campfire. 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.
While camping in the wilderness make your own Ouija board and see what comes up. 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)
Find a spider, and sing the "Itsy Bitsy Spider" as you film it doing whatever it happens to be doing
As a team pitch a tent (without the fly) in 15 seconds
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Purchase some Bratwurst from a reputable source and grill them up and eat them. #oktoberfest
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.
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 a stranger, ask them what they do for a living and thank them for being them. Be genuine. #thanksrandomfellow.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Pie a teammate with a pumpkin pie. Slowmo video.
Smash a pie in one of your teammates face, pumpkin or otherwise. Slow motion video.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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
It's getting colder outside, put on as many sweaters as you can (5+) and body slam a teammate
Donate to the IRC by clicking on this link. Take a screenshot of your donation.
Visit NothingButNets.net learn a fact about malaria then make a 15 second video sharing your new found knowledge.
Make a 15 second video pledging to OBEY THE LAWS OF THE LAND during the next 24hrs
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.
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.