Space Monkey Mafia
Trade a piece of clothing with a stranger that is not participating in the Questival. FOR KEEPS!
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
Give one of your team members a performance review in a real boardroom.
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)
Ride a unicycle.
Fit your whole team on a paddleboard and paddle at least 10 feet out into a natural body of water.
Do a flip into a pond, river or lake.
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)
Film yourself trick or treating at a friends house that is not participating in the questival.
Throw a pile of leaves in the air and capture it in a slow motion video #justfallthings
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal memory from your childhood. Dig deep.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Tandem cartwheel with a teammate for at least one full rotation. (need a lesson? tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Hit a bullseye with a bow and arrow at an archery range. #becarefultonothurtanyone
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.
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, 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
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
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.
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
Make a list of 50 things you are most grateful for.
Bowl a strike at a bowling alley... then moonwalk backwards and yell Questival. #pinpals
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
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)
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Play pass the Candy Corn with Strangers. Use spoons to pass the candy corn from person to person. Hold the spoon in your mouth.
Hold a formal freestyle rap off with a stranger not participating in the Questival.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
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 >
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
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
Very politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
Have a corn husking race. Challenge 2 strangers to husk cobs faster than you. 15 second video. Include totem. Clean up the mess.
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.
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)
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)
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
**** PRIZE CHALLENGE**** Recreate a memorable Halloween moment from your childhood, the more authentic the better.
Knit a tiny scarf for a cat then give it to a cat.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Find a real life black cat; be nice and don't terrorize it.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite Halloween song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Clean and Jerk a hay bale that you have permission to use. Make sure to have proper form.
Find and photograph a Colorado State Quarter.
Do the Jack Skelington 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.
Make a smoothie using at least 1 part pumpkin and 4 different fruits or vegetables.
Make a 15 second music video for the song Ghostbusters by Ray Parker Jr
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Recreate your favorite scene from a Halloween themed movie.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Face swap with a stranger not participating in the Questival and post a video of the results.
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.
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.
Bad luck? No such thing if you're Frankenstein. Walk like Frankenstein under a ladder.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Get in full ski or snowboard gear and lay out in your yard as if you were tanning.
**** 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
Make your own cranberry sauce by cranberry stomping, and then eat it. #passthecranberrysauce
Chop some wood in your best lumberjack outfit. Photo. Totem Required.
Carve a beautiful profile picture of a llama into a pumpkin. #pumpkinspicellamatte
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.
As a team make a video showing us a pumpkin carving technique on a real pumpkin.
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Ghost someone whilst wearing a classic "bedsheet" ghost costume
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Take a picture of a ghost.
Convince a non-Questival participant to paint their face with a drawing of your favorite classic movie monster. Frankenstein's Monster, Ghost, Witch, Dracula or Mummy.
Dress up as an investigative team and make a chalk outline of one of your teammates.
It's getting colder outside, put on as many sweaters as you can (5+) and body slam a 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.
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
Find a spider, and sing the "Itsy Bitsy Spider" as you film it doing whatever it happens to be doing
Take a picture with a Rocky Mountain Big Horn Sheep.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Pie a teammate with a pumpkin pie. Slowmo video.
Smash a pie in one of your teammates face, pumpkin or otherwise. Slow motion video.
Make some hot chocolate or coffee and add a special ingredient.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
Eat an entire can (15 oz minimum) of canned pumpkin baking filling as fast as you can. Post your time in the video description.
Purchase some Bratwurst from a reputable source and grill them up and eat them. #oktoberfest
Video a teammate eating an entire tofu turkey in a timelapse video
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Put candy corn or hot tamales on your canines to replicate "vampire" teeth; sing the Purple People Eater song
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients
Using tofu and other plant based foods sculpt a turkey.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite scary movie with brief explanation why.
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 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)
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 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.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Post a photo from Questival to your blog and put the url in the caption. (Screenshot).
Do a 'track' stand for 8 full seconds on a bike. No balance assistance allowed can not roll more than 12"
Ride a broomstick through a public place. (Be a respectful witch or warlock.)
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Stack 5 apples on top of each other with no other supports.
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.
Go bobbing for a fruit or vegetable of your choice, anything except apples!
As a team, dress in any costume and do the Thriller dance in a public venue of your choice. #dothebestyoucan
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
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.
Order some food and record a review as if you are Anthony Bourdain.
Make a list of your most proud moments and your most shameful moments of 2017. Make some goals for the last quarter.
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."
Find and take a team photograph with the big blue bear.
Write a note with 10 things you love about Denver and leave it for someone else to find.
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)
Find a stranger, ask them what they do for a living and thank them for being them. Be genuine. #thanksrandomfellow.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of Denver.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include OKTOBERQUEST DEN 2017.
Go to the main stage and as a team dance to whatever band is playing.
Eat something from one of the check-in party food vendors and take a quick pic.
Visit stein hoisting or keg bowling either as a participant or spectator.
Take a team photo with the giant bobble head.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
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.
Lip sync to the song Day-O and act out the scene from Beetlejuice
Procure a pumpkin for your team. You may need it in one of the upcoming challenges 😉
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.
Come up with and film a 15 second team handshake or cheer.
Start a public dance party and using the Michael Jackson's "Beat It". Get at least 5 strangers involved.
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.
Create a unique team motto in a foreign language