Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include OKTOBERQUEST 2017.
Make a list of your most proud moments and your most shameful moments of 2017. Make some goals for the last quarter.
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)
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
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)
Take a photo or video with a real live Carya illinoinensis and then pop it in your mouth for a sweet-sweet treat **this nut contains nuts**
Power your phone with solar during the Questival
Take a picture of a ghost.
Howl like a werewolf in front of the setting or rising sun
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.
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)
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 13th thing on the menu. #lucky13
Partake of the state dish of Texas with no hands.
As a team recreate this photo :) (tap this challenge then tap GO>)
Film a video out in the wilderness illustrating how to find a clean and safe natural water source for drinking.
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
Show us the tallest thing you can hurdle.
Collect a variety of different colored fall leaves, at least 6 different shades of colors. Give them to someone's mom.
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)
Order some food and record a review as if you are Anthony Bourdain.
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
Find a stranger, ask them what they do for a living and thank them for being them. Be genuine. #thanksrandomfellow.
Get the best deal you can get on food with a coupon.
Hike Deer Run, 1.64 miles RT and take a east facing photo at mile 0.75 during daylight hours.
Take a quick hike on Post Oak Trail, (0.89 miles RT) and take a team photo at mile 0.5 facing east during daylight hours.
Climb the highest tree you can find and take a photo of your view from the top
Collect 50 pieces of trash along a hiking trail and recycle what you can. #dogood
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite scary movie with brief explanation why.
Hike the Iron Bridge Trail, (1.19 miles RT) and take a team photo at mile 0.5 facing east during daylight hours.
Find and cross a wooden bridge at Lick Creek Park during daylight hours.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second commercial for College Station
Throw a pile of leaves in the air and capture it in a slow motion video with a fall song #justfallthings
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.
Take a video of a callicarpa americana while hiking the Turkey Creek Trail 2.5 miles.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented.
Go bobbing for a fruit or vegetable of your choice, anything except apples!
Run the Raccoon Run Trail, (0.83 miles RT)
Snack on the state fruit of Texas
Snack on the state vegetable of Texas
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.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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 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 cook a meal over a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
As a team pitch a tent (without the fly) in 15 seconds
Donate healthy nonperishable food to the homeless shelter or food bank of your choice. Minimum two items per teammate.
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
While camping share a meal with another team over a campfire. Two totems required in the submission. 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.
Bad luck? No such thing if you're Frankenstein. Walk like Frankenstein under a ladder.
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire. 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.
While camping in the wilderness make your own Ouija board and see what comes up. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Research your favorite conspiracy theory, make a tri fold presentation and film a 15 second video explaining why we should all be terrified. #thetruthisoutthere
It's getting colder outside, put on as many sweaters as you can (5+) and body slam a teammate
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.
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!)
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing Bicycle Race by Queen together whilst doing so.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
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)
Stack 5 apples on top of each other with no other supports.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Recreate your favorite nightmare. Be theatrical. 15 second video. Totem needs to be visible.
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Get help from strangers and spell "OKTOBERQUEST" using one human body to make each one of the letters. (Other questival participants do not count as strangers for this one.)
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.
Open a dirink and add a bottle cap to bottle cap alley
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Perform a magic trick for a stranger on the street. Be sure to end the trick with a, "TAH-DA!"
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
As a team hold hands while walking under the Century Tree to ensure your team commrodery last forever #awe
Very politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Find and take a team photograph with this statue. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Reinact the waterfountain scene from Oceans 11 infront of the Rudder Fountain
Give a handful of wrapped Halloween candy to a stranger you see on the street.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Find and take a team photograph with this statue. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Knit a tiny scarf for a cat then give it to a cat.
Take a team photo infront of the "Welcome to Aggieland" water tower during daylight hours.
Donate to the IRC by clicking on this link. Take a screenshot of your donation.
Visit NothingButNets.net learn a fact about malaria then make a 15 second video sharing your new found knowledge.
Take a team photo with your new Luzons!
Make a 15 second video pledging to OBEY THE LAWS OF THE LAND during the next 24hrs
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.
Start a public dance party and using the Michael Jackson's "Beat It". Get at least 5 strangers involved.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite adventure movie with a brief explanation why.
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.