#4 Laughing Llamas
Do a wheelie on a bike for 4 seconds or longer.
Make a 15 second stop motion video of a teammate flying a broom around a public place.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
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.
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of Denver.
Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
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
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
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)
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)
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (5pm-7pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Denver Oktoberfest on 21st between Larimer and Market, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp.
Recreate your favorite nightmare. Be theatrical. 15 second video. Totem needs to be visible.
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
**** 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
Rake up a big pile of leaves and jump in it in a slow motion video.
Boulder one problem outdoors.
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
Find a stranger, ask them what they do for a living and thank them for being them. Be genuine. #thanksrandomfellow.
Do a 'track' stand for 8 full seconds on a bike. No balance assistance allowed can not roll more than 12"
Get in full ski or snowboard gear and lay out in your yard as if you were tanning.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
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)
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.
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Throw a pile of leaves in the air and capture it in a slow motion video #justfallthings
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.
Chop some wood in your best lumberjack outfit. Photo. Totem Required.
It's getting colder outside, put on as many sweaters as you can (5+) and body slam a teammate
Research your favorite conspiracy theory, make a tri fold presentation and film a 15 second video explaining why we should all be terrified. #thetruthisoutthere
Clean and Jerk a hay bale that you have permission to use. Make sure to have proper form.
Give one of your team members a performance review in a real boardroom.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
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.
Dress up in all orange and camouflage in with some pumpkins.
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Colorado state motto means to you with the Colorado flag waving in the background.
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
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
Play a pop song on a kazoo/harmonica. Tag the song in your caption.
Make a 15 second music video for the song Ghostbusters by Ray Parker Jr
Go to your favorite pizza joint and try to eat a piece in one bite
As a team, dress in any costume and do the Thriller dance in a public venue of your choice. #dothebestyoucan
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Walk like Frankenstein’s monster or a zombie across a crosswalk and recreate the Beatles famous crosswalk picture.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Make a list of your most proud moments and your most shameful moments of 2017. Make some goals for the last quarter.
Take a photo dressed like a witch playing Quidditch with another team's witch. Two totems required.
Run your favorite football play with your team against another team. Two totems required. Complete away from check-in/checkpoints.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Challenge another questival team to a best of 3 penalty kick competition using a regulation goal two totems in the submission. #goallllllllll
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-1pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at City Park near Thatcher Fountain, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 1 stamp. Checkpoint closes at 1:00pm exactly.
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.
Dress up as an investigative team and make a chalk outline of one of your teammates.
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.
****PRIZE CHALLENGE**** Dress up like a vampire and walk through a public sunny place with an umbrella shading you from the sun.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
Go to a local thrift store and find a unique item. Take said item to a crowded area, ask a quiz question and then deliver the item to a stranger for a correct response. Record their reaction.
Go to a thrift store and create the most basic fall outfit you can.
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Have a corn husking race. Challenge 2 strangers to husk cobs faster than you. 15 second video. Include totem. Clean up the mess.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Give a handful of wrapped Halloween candy to a stranger you see on the street.
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)
Ride a broomstick through a public place. (Be a respectful witch or warlock.)
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
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.
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.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Write a note with 10 things you love about Denver and leave it for someone else to find.
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)
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
Order some food and record a review as if you are Anthony Bourdain.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Make some hot chocolate or coffee and add a special ingredient.
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
Make a list of 50 things you are most grateful for.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite Halloween song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Cross the border with another state. Take a video at the border doing your best Michael Jackson dance moves. #beatit
Howl like a werewolf in front of the setting or rising sun
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite scary movie with brief explanation why.
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."
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 play hard boiled egg roulette. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Recreate your favorite scene from a Halloween themed movie.
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!)
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include OKTOBERQUEST DEN 2017.
Smash a pie in one of your teammates face, pumpkin or otherwise. Slow motion video.
Pie a teammate with a pumpkin pie. Slowmo video.
As a team make a video showing us a pumpkin carving technique on a real pumpkin.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Eat an entire can (15 oz minimum) of canned pumpkin baking filling as fast as you can. Post your time in the video description.
Carve a beautiful profile picture of a llama into a pumpkin. #pumpkinspicellamatte
Wear a pumpkin helmet while eating pumpkin soup out of a pumpkin.
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
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
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
Stack 5 apples on top of each other with no other supports.
Go bobbing for a fruit or vegetable of your choice, anything except apples!
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Go to the main stage and as a team dance to whatever band is playing.
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. Post a screenshot.
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.
Visit stein hoisting or keg bowling either as a participant or spectator.
Eat something from one of the check-in party food vendors and take a quick pic.
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.
Start a public dance party and using the Michael Jackson's "Beat It". Get at least 5 strangers involved.
Lip sync to the song Day-O and act out the scene from Beetlejuice
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.
Come up with and film a 15 second team handshake or cheer.
Create a unique team motto in a foreign language
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.
Procure a pumpkin for your team. You may need it in one of the upcoming challenges 😉