Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Personally thank a current/former professor/teacher/coach for the impact they have had on your life. Phone, facetime or skype.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
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.
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.
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.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
Go to a busy part of 16th St. put on your headphones and karaoke your heart out to your favorite song, the whole song, BE LOUD. (aka "Headphone Karaoke")
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.)
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
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.
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
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.
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of Denver.
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.
Research your favorite conspiracy theory, make a tri fold presentation and film a 15 second video explaining why we should all be terrified. #thetruthisoutthere
Get llama nail art.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Very politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
Recreate your favorite nightmare. Be theatrical. 15 second video. Totem needs to be visible.
****PRIZE CHALLENGE**** Dress up like a vampire and walk through a public sunny place with an umbrella shading you from the sun.
Share a large gourd as a team, carefully create a helmet from the gord. Take your picture with a non-Questival-participant while wearing your creation. Tap this challenge then tap GO for inspiration >
Find a stranger, ask them what they do for a living and thank them for being them. Be genuine. #thanksrandomfellow.
Leave a scary book at a little free library/tiny library (not a public or city library). Take a video explaining your addition. #readingisFUNdamental
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
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.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite Halloween song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
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.
Find a real life black cat; be nice and don't terrorize it.
Dress up as an investigative team and make a chalk outline of one of your teammates.
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).
Post an awkward team photo during the Questival in your best fall themed attire (think scarves, uggs, flannel, etc). Get 100 likes and document (prove with screenshot).
Go to your favorite pizza joint and try to eat a piece in one bite
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Face swap with a stranger not participating in the Questival and post a video of the results.
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)
Write a note with 10 things you love about Denver and leave it for someone else to find.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
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.
Challenge another questival team to a best of 3 penalty kick competition using a regulation goal two totems in the submission. #goallllllllll
Take a photo dressed like a witch playing Quidditch with another team's witch. Two totems required.
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite scary movie with brief explanation why.
As a team, dress in any costume and do the Thriller dance in a public venue of your choice. #dothebestyoucan
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
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!)
Walk like Frankenstein’s monster or a zombie across a crosswalk and recreate the Beatles famous crosswalk picture.
During daylight hours do a touchdown celebration dance with Mile High in the background, yes the actual stadium.
Make a 15 second music video for the song Ghostbusters by Ray Parker Jr
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
Take a picture of a ghost.
Ghost someone whilst wearing a classic "bedsheet" ghost costume
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.
Throw a pile of leaves in the air and capture it in a slow motion video #justfallthings
Make your own cranberry sauce by cranberry stomping, and then eat it. #passthecranberrysauce
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.
Go bobbing for a fruit or vegetable of your choice, anything except apples!
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
**** 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
Wear a pumpkin helmet while eating pumpkin soup out of a pumpkin.
Get in full ski or snowboard gear and lay out in your yard as if you were tanning.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include OKTOBERQUEST DEN 2017.
Ride a broomstick through a public place. (Be a respectful witch or warlock.)
Video your best scare on a teammate.
It's getting colder outside, put on as many sweaters as you can (5+) and body slam a teammate
Convince a non-Questival participant to paint their face with a drawing of your favorite classic movie monster. Frankenstein's Monster, Ghost, Witch, Dracula or Mummy.
Make a list of 50 things you are most grateful for.
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Visit NothingButNets.net learn a fact about malaria then make a 15 second video sharing your new found knowledge.
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)
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Howl like a werewolf in front of the setting or rising sun
Find and photograph a Colorado State Quarter.
Make a list of your most proud moments and your most shameful moments of 2017. Make some goals for the last quarter.
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."
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
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 make a video showing us a pumpkin carving technique on a real pumpkin.
While camping in the wilderness make your own Ouija board and see what comes up. 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.
Carve a beautiful profile picture of a llama into a pumpkin. #pumpkinspicellamatte
Put candy corn or hot tamales on your canines to replicate "vampire" teeth; sing the Purple People Eater song
Video a teammate eating an entire tofu turkey in a timelapse video
Using tofu and other plant based foods sculpt a turkey.
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
Pie a teammate with a pumpkin pie. Slowmo video.
Smash a pie in one of your teammates face, pumpkin or otherwise. Slow motion video.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients
Stack 5 apples on top of each other with no other supports.
Knit a tiny scarf for a cat then give it to a cat.
Film yourself trick or treating at a friends house that is not participating in the questival.
Dress up in all orange and camouflage in with some pumpkins.
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.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
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
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of public transit.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Find and take a team photograph with the big blue bear.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
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 walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Eat something from one of the check-in party food vendors and take a quick pic.
Donate to the IRC by clicking on this link. Post a screenshot.
Go to the main stage and as a team dance to whatever band is playing.
Visit stein hoisting or keg bowling either as a participant or spectator.
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.
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.
Lip sync to the song Day-O and act out the scene from Beetlejuice
Come up with and film a 15 second team handshake or cheer.
Procure a pumpkin for your team. You may need it in one of the upcoming challenges 😉
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
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.