Perform a magic trick for a stranger on the street and tell them you ran out of treats.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Wear a pumpkin helmet while eating pumpkin soup out of a pumpkin. #meta
Reenact a scene from your favorite movie/tv show that takes place in Texas.
Video a teammate throwing a maple doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
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.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Texas
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
Eat two crickets #doubledareyou.
Howl like a werewolf in front of the setting or rising sun
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.
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)
Drink water from a freshwater spring (a spring is a point where groundwater flows out of the ground, and is thus where the aquifer surface meets the surface of the earth).
Pie a teammate with a pumpkin pie. Slowmo video.
Jump up on a Soapbox in public and recite some OutKast lyrics as thoughtfully as possible.
Houston we have a problem Get creative and show us how Houston solves everyones problems.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
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)
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Filter water from a natural source and drink it. Water must be properly filtered and no a kitchen filter does not filter properly.
Recreate the scene from the movie "IT" where the little boy in his rain coat runs after his newspaper boat #hiyageorgie
Do a flip into a pond, river or lake.
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.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite scary movie with brief explanation why.
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
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Collect 50 pieces of trash along a hiking trail and recycle what you can. #dogood
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second commercial for Houston
Ride a broomstick through a public place. (Be a respectful witch or warlock. so not on private property ie, malls)
Have a corn husking race. Challenge 2 strangers to husk cobs faster than you. 15 second video. Include totem. Clean up the mess.
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)
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
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)
Show us the tallest thing you can hurdle.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of public transit.
Find a stranger, ask them what they do for a living and thank them for being them. Be genuine. #thanksrandomfellow.
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds somewhere downtown Houston
Go ahead and press the Big Red Button on the Preston Street Bridge. Take a video showing us what it does.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Cross the street walking like you would be if you were a zombie. #quecranberriessong
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.
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."
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Take a photo of the "Beer Can House"
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
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
Snack on the state fruit of Texas
Very politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
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.
Hike the Purple Trail at Memorial Park. Be alert of mt. bikers! Really show us you did it.
Collect a variety of different colored fall leaves, at least 6 different shades of colors. Give them to someone's mom.
Do the Jack Skellington 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.
Throw a pile of leaves in the air and capture it in a slow motion video with a fall song #justfallthings
Do the Eggnog Mile. Run a mile while drinking a 16 oz. cup of eggnog at every 1/4 mile (every lap if you're on a track). Timelapse video required. #returntosender
Purchase the largest pumpkin you can find and do 'kettlebell' squats with it in your strong arms.
Dress up in all orange and try to camouflage in with some pumpkins at a pumpkin patch.
Play a pop song on a kazoo/harmonica. Tag the song in your caption.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite Halloween song. Tag James Corden @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 13th thing on the menu. #lucky13
Order some food and record a review as if you are Anthony Bourdain.
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.
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.
Howl like a pack of wolves in a public park for 15 seconds at dawn.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
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.
Skip a rock at least 7 times on water.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Show us how to do a Butterfly Coil with a rope and carry it like a backpack
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
Show us how to set up an equalized anchor for repelling
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)
Make some hot chocolate or coffee and add a special ingredient.
It's getting colder outside, put on as many sweaters as you can (5+) and body slam a teammate
Stack 5 apples on top of each other with no other supports.
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)
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
Eat an entire can (15 oz minimum) of canned pumpkin baking filling as fast as you can. Post your time in the video description.
Create a 15 second Rube Goldberg machine.
Smash a pie in one of your teammates face, pumpkin or otherwise. Slow motion video.
Document the largest living spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
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 cook a meal over a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
Chop some wood in your best lumberjack outfit #watchyerfangers
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)
As a team pitch a tent (without the fly) in 15 seconds
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Take a picture of a ghost.
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.
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 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.
Try out the hot water bottle at the bottom of your sleeping bag technique while you sleep. Isn't it great? Tell us about it
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Make a team video explaining why everything is bigger in Texas
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include OKTOBERQUEST 2017.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Educate yourself on a current bill being discussed in the Texas house/Senate. Give us a 15 second review.
Research your favorite conspiracy theory, make a tri fold presentation and film a 15 second video explaining why we should all be terrified. #thetruthisoutthere
Make a list of your most proud moments and your most shameful moments of 2017. Make some goals for the last quarter.
Make a list of 50 things you are most grateful for.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Make a 15 second video pledging to OBEY THE LAWS OF THE LAND during the next 24hrs
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. Take a screenshot of your donation.
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.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite adventure movie with a brief explanation why.
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.
Come up with and film a 15 second team handshake or cheer.