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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 do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds somewhere on PIERPONT AVE
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Howl like a werewolf in front of the setting or rising sun
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal memory from your childhood. Dig deep.
Make a 15 second video about how to properly set up an equalized anchor for repelling
As a team, dress in any costume and do the Thriller dance in a public venue of your choice. #dothebestyoucan
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons.
Get llama nail art.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (5pm-7pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at the Cotopaxi HQ, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp. Plan accordingly the challenge takes some time to complete.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Dress up as an investigative team and make a chalk outline of one of your teammates.
Donate a blanket or coat to a homeless shelter of your choice.
Donate healthy nonperishable food to the homeless shelter or food bank of your choice. Minimum two items per teammate.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Recreate a memorable Halloween moment from your childhood, the more authentic the better.
Take a photo dressed like a witch playing quittage with another team's witch. Two totems required.
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.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Have a team member ollie over a skateboard on its side #pop
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing Bicycle Race by Queen together whilst doing so.
Take a photo or video with a real live Larus californicus
Give a handful of wrapped Halloween candy to a stranger you see on the street.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Make some hot chocolate or coffee and add a special ingredient.
Order some food and record a review as if you are Anthony Bourdain.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Do some good for your local food bank by eating at any Even Stevens location during Questival. Take a photo with your food inside Even Stevens.
Get the best deal you can get on food with a coupon.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Utah state motto means to you.
Walk two lengths of a slackline without falling off. Timelapse video. Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in.
Show us how to do a Butterfly Coil with a rope and carry it like a backpack
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Recreate the scene from the movie "IT" where the little boy in his rain coat runs after his newspaper boat #hiyageorgie
It's getting colder outside, put on as many sweaters as you can (5+) and body slam a teammate
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Recreate your favorite scene from a Halloween themed movie and hashtag the movie in your caption
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Write a note with 10 things you love about Salt Lake City and leave it for someone else to find.
Document the largest living spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
Find a spider, and sing the "Itsy Bitsy Spider" as you film it doing whatever it happens to be doing
Ride a broomstick through a public place. (Be a respectful witch or warlock. so not on private property ie, malls)
Throw a pile of leaves in the air and capture it in a slow motion video with a fall song #justfallthings
Rake up a big pile of leaves and jump in it in a slow motion video.
Run your favorite football play with your team against another team. Two totems required. Complete away from check-in/checkpoints.
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.
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-2pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Liberty Park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 1 stamp. Plan extra time, checkpoint closes at 2:00pm exactly.
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.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
As a team sing the state song of Utah. Sing it loud sing it proud.
Ride public transit in full ski or snowboard gear with skis/board!
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented.
Video your best scare on a teammate.
Make a list of 50 things you are most grateful for.
Smash a pie in one of your teammates face, pumpkin or otherwise. Slow motion video.
Perform your best belly flop at a public pool. Get everyone's attention first. Really go for it!
Make a list of your most proud moments and your most shameful moments of 2017. Make some goals for the last quarter.
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!)
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Recreate your favorite nightmare. Be theatrical. 15 second video. Totem needs to be visible.
Ride a unicycle. The kind with one wheel, one seat and pedals.
Go tandem longboarding while singing "Somebody's Watching Me" by Rockwell.
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
Bad luck? No such thing if you're Frankenstein. Walk like Frankenstein under a ladder.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Research your favorite conspiracy theory, make a tri fold presentation and film a 15 second video explaining why we should all be terrified. #thetruthisoutthere
Challenge a teammate's parent to a speed walking competition
Power your phone with solar during the Questival
Show us the tallest thing you can hurdle.
Chop some wood in your best lumberjack outfit #watchyerfangers
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.
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
Ghost someone whilst wearing a classic "bedsheet" ghost costume
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Dress up in all orange and try to camouflage in with some pumpkins.
***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 #newschoolshoes
Climb the highest tree you can find and take a photo of your view from the top
Collect a variety of different colored fall leaves, at least 6 different shades of colors. Give them to someone's mom.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Partake of the state dish of Utah with no hands.
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.
Tandem cartwheel with a teammate for at least one full rotation. (need a lesson? tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your fancy face.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Eat an entire mouthful of brown mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Eat a meal cooked in the official State Cooking Pot of Utah
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.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Snack on the state fruit of Utah.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
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.
As a team pitch a tent (without the fly) in 15 seconds
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** 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 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 dowse a campfire.
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story 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 a prusik knot.
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
Eat an entire can (15 oz minimum) of canned pumpkin baking filling as fast as you can. Post your time in the video description.
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Pie a teammate with a pumpkin pie. Slowmo video.
Purchase the largest pumpkin you can find and do 'kettlebell' squats with it in your strong arms.
Video a teammate throwing a maple doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Carve a beautiful profile picture of a llama into a pumpkin. #pumpkinspicellamatte
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Build a cob of corn out of candy corn at least 6 inches tall. It works! (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Show us in a 15 second tutorial how to pick the best pumpkin for carving
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.
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients
Go bobbing for a fruit or vegetable of your choice, anything except apples!
Stack 5 apples on top of each other with no other supports.
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)
Film yourself trick or treating at a friends house that is not participating in the questival.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include OKTOBER 2017.
Take a picture of a ghost.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Educate yourself on a current bill being discussed in the Utah house/Senate (ie, HR 3990). Give us a 15 second review.
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Utah
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite scary movie with brief explanation why.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
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 >)
Film a video showing how to check the oil, coolant, power steering fluid, brake fluid, and windshield wiper fluid levels in your car. Make sure everything is ship shape.
Cross the street walking like you would be if you were a zombie. #cranberries
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Find a stranger, ask them what they do for a living and thank them for being them. Be genuine. #thanksrandomfellow.
Find this manhole cover on a sidewalk (tap this challenge then tap GO>)
Find this sidewalk tile downtown (tap this challenge then tap GO>)
Post an awkward team photo during the Questival in your best fall themed attire (think scarves, PSL, uggs, flannel, etc). Get 50 likes and document (prove with screenshot).
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second commercial for Salt Lake City
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Make a 15 second demonstrating you know what and where watershed areas are in Utah. (tap this challenge for a reference map)
Take a selfie or a team picture with Miguel the Llama. (We will announced from the stage when Miguel arrives)
Take part in the "Follow-the-Llama" Dance competition, get a photo/video of someone from your team participating. #goforthegold!
Find this "Evening Curtain" plaque on Regent St.
Find the words on a plaque that read, "The moon shall be fat knots of pine"
Find a tile that is reads, "2004 Salt Lake City Classic 5k Women's Overall Winner: Ingunn Earl" way to go Ingunn!
Donate to the IRC by clicking on this link. Take a screenshot of your donation to an IRC rep at the Gallivan Center. They'll give you a piece of fabric to write a "Message of Hope" to a refugee.
Eat something from one of the Gallivan Center launch party food vendors and take a quick pic.
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.
Make a 15 second video pledging to OBEY THE LAWS OF THE LAND during the next 24hrs
Find and snap a pic of a Deseret News sidewalk art installation. Tell us in your caption what the headline read.
Find this cat at The Gallivan Center
Take a team photo in front of the mural on the bridge at The Gallivan Center
In 1860, how long did it take to mail a letter from SLC to San Francisco? show us the answer written on Regent St.
Successfully arrive at check-in (75 S. Main) having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Play a round of Giant "Beer" Pong, Giant Connect Four or Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
Snap a team photo in front of the floating rock monument at The Gallivan Center
Snap a photo of a Maud May Babcock quote on Regent St.
FInd and snap a photo of this Brigham Young sidewalk plaque on Regent St.
Find a Salt Lake Tribune sidewalk plaque that reads, "Hot Tamales"
Snap a photo of this on Regent St.
Take Regent Street when walking from check-in to the Gallivan Center and take a pic in front on the Regent Street Green Pole on the street corner
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.
Create a unique team motto in a foreign language
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.