A novel bunch
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.
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.
Throw a pile of leaves in the air and capture it in a slow motion video #justfallthings
Rake up a big pile of leaves and jump in it in a slow motion video.
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 budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
As a team make a video showing us a pumpkin carving technique on a real pumpkin.
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)
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of Denver.
Do your best gymnastics trick on a trampoline that you have permission to use. The rest of your team needs to hold up judging point cards.
Research your favorite conspiracy theory, make a tri fold presentation and film a 15 second video explaining why we should all be terrified. #thetruthisoutthere
Carve a beautiful profile picture of a llama into a pumpkin. #pumpkinspicellamatte
Make a list of 50 things you are most grateful for.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
It's getting colder outside, put on as many sweaters as you can (5+) and body slam a teammate
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
**** 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
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.
Recreate your favorite nightmare. Be theatrical. 15 second video. Totem needs to be visible.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal memory from your childhood. Dig deep.
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
Do the Jack Skelington 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.
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."
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)
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Order some food and record a review as if you are Anthony Bourdain.
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
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 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.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Face swap with a stranger not participating in the Questival and post a video of the results.
Bad luck? No such thing if you're Frankenstein. Walk like Frankenstein under a ladder.
Make a field goal from the 15 yard line... wait for it... with your left foot then celebrate with a dance.
Play a pop song on a kazoo/harmonica. Tag the song in your caption.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Walk like Frankenstein’s monster or a zombie across a crosswalk and recreate the Beatles famous crosswalk picture.
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.
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Colorado state motto means to you with the Colorado flag waving in the background.
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.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Find a spider, and sing the "Itsy Bitsy Spider" as you film it doing whatever it happens to be doing
Make a 15 second music video for the song Ghostbusters by Ray Parker Jr
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
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Dress up as an investigative team and make a chalk outline of one of your teammates.
Give a handful of wrapped Halloween candy to a stranger you see on the street.
****PRIZE CHALLENGE**** Dress up like a vampire and walk through a public sunny place with an umbrella shading you from the sun.
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.
Play pass the Candy Corn with Strangers. Use spoons to pass the candy corn from person to person. Hold the spoon in your mouth.
Put on your favorite costume from your childhood and take pictures with 5 strangers with their permission. Post a collage.
Ride a broomstick through a public place. (Be a respectful witch or warlock.)
Take a photo dressed like a witch playing Quidditch with another team's witch. Two totems required.
Challenge another questival team to a best of 3 penalty kick competition using a regulation goal two totems in the submission. #goallllllllll
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Put candy corn or hot tamales on your canines to replicate "vampire" teeth; sing the Purple People Eater song
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite Halloween song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
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)
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include OKTOBERQUEST DEN 2017.
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.
Hit a bullseye with a bow and arrow at an archery range. #becarefultonothurtanyone
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
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 bobbing for a fruit or vegetable of your choice, anything except apples!
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.
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!)
Dress up in all orange and camouflage in with some pumpkins.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
As a team sing the state song of Rocky Mountain High dressed as John Denver. Sing it loud sing it proud.
Document the largest living spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Stack 5 apples on top of each other with no other supports.
Ghost someone whilst wearing a classic "bedsheet" ghost costume
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Take a picture of a ghost.
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
Chop some wood in your best lumberjack outfit. Photo. Totem Required.
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)
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Make some hot chocolate or coffee and add a special ingredient.
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
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.
Share a campsite with another team. 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.
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 share a meal with another team over a campfire. Two totems required in the submission. 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 cook a meal over 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.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator
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.
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Find a stranger, ask them what they do for a living and thank them for being them. Be genuine. #thanksrandomfellow.
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.)
Very politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Find and photograph a Colorado State Quarter.
Find and take a team photograph with the big blue bear.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of public transit.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
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")
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Visit stein hoisting or keg bowling either as a participant or spectator.
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.
Take a team photo with the giant bobble head.
Eat something from one of the check-in party food vendors and take a quick pic.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
Procure a pumpkin for your team. You may need it in one of the upcoming challenges 😉