Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Recreate your favorite scene from a Halloween themed movie and hashtag the movie in your caption
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)
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
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
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.
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
Make a sweet-sweet tire swing! Prove you made it though k
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.
Climb the highest tree you can find and take a photo of your view from the top
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.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your fancy face.
Bake a cake, and put candles on it. Find a stranger not participating in Questival and sing "Happy Fall-Day To You" to them. Make sure they blow out the candles.
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
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.
Throw a pile of leaves in the air and capture it in a slow motion video with a fall song #justfallthings
Sing the TLC hit song Don't Go Chasing Waterfalls at a natural waterfall, recreating their outfits from the music video. DON'T GET IN THE WATER.
Go bobbing for a fruit or vegetable of your choice, anything except apples!
Chop some wood in your best lumberjack outfit #watchyerfangers
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing Bicycle Race by Queen together whilst doing so.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Purchase the largest pumpkin you can find and do 'kettlebell' squats with it in your strong arms.
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).
Smash a pie in one of your teammates face, pumpkin or otherwise. Slow motion video.
Find a stranger, ask them what they do for a living and thank them for being them. Be genuine. #thanksrandomfellow.
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
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Knit a tiny scarf for a cat then give it to a cat.
Stack 5 apples on top of each other with no other supports.
Pie a teammate with a pumpkin pie. Slowmo video.
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Order some food and record a review as if you are Anthony Bourdain.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Go to a busy part of downtown put on your headphones and karaoke your heart out to your favorite song, the whole song, BE LOUD. (aka "Headphone Karaoke")
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Reenact your favorite Astros moment from this world series in a 15 second video!
Ghost someone whilst wearing a classic "bedsheet" ghost costume #igotarock
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.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Pay your respects at the Lauren Catuzzi Grandcolas Sculpture and take a team photo with her sculpture.
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second commercial for Houston
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
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.
Take a photo of the "Beer Can House"
Visit NothingButNets.net learn a fact about malaria then make a 15 second video sharing your new found knowledge.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Snack on the state vegetable of Texas
Give a handful of wrapped Halloween candy to a stranger you see on the street.
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.
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market. #nofarmsnofood
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
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 wild Lupinus Texensis
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Texas
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Go to a thrift store and create the most "basic" fall outfit you can.
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
Video a teammate throwing a maple doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Do a real hurdle in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.)
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
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.
Make some hot chocolate or coffee and add a special ingredient.
Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Show us the tallest thing you can hurdle.
Using baseball mitts and a regulation ball, play catch with an old-timer. Ask him who their favorite member of the 61 Yankees is.
Ride a unicycle. The kind with one wheel, one seat and pedals.
Dress up as an investigative team and make a chalk outline of one of your teammates.
Challenge a teammate's parent to a speed walking competition
Collect a variety of different colored fall leaves, at least 6 different shades of colors. Give them to someone's mom.
Bad luck? No such thing if you're Frankenstein. Walk like Frankenstein under a ladder.
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.
Video of a team member slam dunking a basketball on a regulation 10' high hoop (if you're short get creative).
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Clean and Jerk a hay bale that you have permission to use. Make sure to have proper form.
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.
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 13th thing on the menu. #lucky13
Howl like a werewolf in front of the setting or rising sun
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Howl like a pack of wolves in a public park for 15 seconds at dawn.
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 blanket or coat to a homeless shelter of your choice.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
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.
Purchase some Bratwurst from a reputable source and grill them up and eat them. #oktoberfest
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!)
Make a smoothie using at least 1 part pumpkin and 4 different fruits or vegetables.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Make a 15 second video pledging to OBEY THE LAWS OF THE LAND during the next 24hrs
Find a spider, and sing the "Itsy Bitsy Spider" as you film it doing whatever it happens to be doing
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
Take a photo or video with a real live Carya illinoinensis
Build a cob of corn out of candy corn at least 6 inches tall. It works! (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Get llama nail art.
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
It's getting colder outside, put on as many sweaters as you can (5+) and body slam a teammate
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
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.
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 come up with a SUPER clever way of roasting one of your marshmallows for your s'more. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Document the largest living spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients
Cross the street walking like you would be if you were a zombie. #quecranberriessong
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite Halloween song. Tag James Corden @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Write a note with 10 things you love about sweet-sweet Houston and leave it for someone else to find.
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.
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Film yourself trick or treating at a friends house that is not participating in the questival.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
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.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Houston we have a problem Get creative and show us how Houston solves everyones problems.
Take a video of a hot air balloon in flight in person. #IRL
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Ride a broomstick through a public place. (Be a respectful witch or warlock. so not on private property ie, malls)
Snack on the state fruit of Texas
Video your best scare on 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.
Show us in a 15 second tutorial how to pick the best pumpkin for carving
Take a picture of a ghost.
Make a list of your most proud moments and your most shameful moments of 2017. Make some goals for the last quarter.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include OKTOBERQUEST 2017.
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you organized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite scary movie with brief explanation why.
Educate yourself on a current bill being discussed in the Texas house/Senate. Give us a 15 second review.
Find and photograph the 28th state to be admitted into the Union's, official quarter.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Make a list of 50 things you are most grateful for.
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Texas state motto means to you.
As a team sing the state song of Texas. Sing it loud sing it proud.
Make a 15 second video leading another team in a stretching routine
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.