LYB Co-op Clan
Choreograph a team dance and perform it with audible music in a crowded area. Get permission first from the owner/operator of the crowded area unless it is a free public space. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Perform a magic trick for a stranger on the street and tell them you ran out of treats.
**** PRIZE CHALLENGE**** Recreate a memorable Halloween moment from your childhood, the more authentic the better.
Howl like a werewolf in front of the setting or rising sun
Film a video out in the wilderness illustrating how to find a clean and safe natural water source for drinking.
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)
Do a flip into a pond, river or lake.
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Personally thank a current/former professor/teacher/coach for the impact they have had on your life. Phone, facetime or skype.
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.
Howl like a pack of wolves in a public park for 15 seconds at dawn.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Snap a pic of the USS Texas (BB-35)
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons.
Reenact a scene from your favorite movie/tv show that takes place in Texas.
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Texas state motto means to you.
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you organized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
Video your best scare on a teammate.
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
Dress up like a vampire and walk through a public sunny place with an umbrella shading you from the sun.
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.
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
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!)
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.
Film yourself trick or treating at a friends house that is not participating in the questival.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
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."
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
Show us in a 15 second tutorial how to pick the best pumpkin for carving
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Find a stranger, ask them what they do for a living and thank them for being them. Be genuine. #thanksrandomfellow.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
As a team sing the state song of Texas. Sing it loud sing it proud.
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Texas
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite scary movie with brief explanation why.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Make a 15 second music video for the song Ghostbusters by Ray Parker Jr
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal memory from your childhood. Dig deep.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
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)
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.
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.
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
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 >)
Recreate the scene from the movie "IT" where the little boy in his rain coat runs after his newspaper boat #hiyageorgie
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Go ahead and press the Big Red Button on the Preston Street Bridge. Take a video showing us what it does.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Cross the street walking like you would be if you were a zombie. #quecranberriessong
Hike the Purple Trail at Memorial Park. Be alert of mt. bikers! Really show us you did it.
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)
Power your phone with solar during the Questival
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Climb the highest tree you can find and take a photo of your view from the top
Show us the tallest thing you can hurdle.
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.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second commercial for Houston
Make a team video explaining why everything is bigger in Texas
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
Recreate your favorite nightmare. Be theatrical. 15 second video. Totem needs to be visible.
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.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include OKTOBERQUEST 2017.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Smash a pie in one of your teammates face, pumpkin or otherwise. Slow motion video.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
Pie a teammate with a pumpkin pie. Slowmo video.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Make your own cranberry sauce by cranberry stomping, and then eat it. #passthecranberrysauce
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients
Make a smoothie using at least 1 part pumpkin and 4 different fruits or vegetables.
Eat an entire can (15 oz minimum) of canned pumpkin baking filling as fast as you can. Post your time in the video description.
Perform your best belly flop at a public pool. Get everyone's attention first. Really go for it!
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your fancy face.
Eat an entire mouthful of brown mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Purchase some Bratwurst from a reputable source and grill them up and eat them. #oktoberfest
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Snack on the state vegetable of Texas
Snack on the state fruit of Texas
Go bobbing for a fruit or vegetable of your choice, anything except apples!
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Recreate your favorite scene from a Halloween themed movie and hashtag the movie in your caption
Research your favorite conspiracy theory, make a tri fold presentation and film a 15 second video explaining why we should all be terrified. #thetruthisoutthere
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Educate yourself on a current bill being discussed in the Texas house/Senate. Give us a 15 second review.
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
Show us how to do a Butterfly Coil with a rope and carry it like a backpack
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
It's getting colder outside, put on as many sweaters as you can (5+) and body slam a teammate
Visit NothingButNets.net learn a fact about malaria then make a 15 second video sharing your new found knowledge.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
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.
Donate to the IRC by clicking on this link. Take a screenshot of your donation.
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.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Take a picture of a ghost.
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.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite Halloween song. Tag James Corden @JKCorden & @latelateshow
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.
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 make s'mores over a campfire add an extra ingredient and share your recipe in the caption. 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 in the wilderness make your own Ouija board and see what comes up. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Stack 5 apples on top of each other with no other supports.
Take a photo or video with a real live Carya illinoinensis
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.
Pumpkin Bowling! Set up some homemade pins and use a pumpkin as a bowling ball.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Write a note with 10 things you love about sweet-sweet Houston and leave it for someone else to find.
Throw a pile of leaves in the air and capture it in a slow motion video with a fall song #justfallthings
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Make a 15 second video leading another team in a stretching routine