Ride a broomstick through a public place. (Be a respectful witch or warlock. so not on private property ie, malls)
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Cross the street walking like you would be if you were a zombie. #quecranberriessong
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal memory from your childhood. Dig deep.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Video your best scare on a teammate.
Hit a bullseye on a real dartboard from regulation distance, it's 7 feet 9.25 inches FYI.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Show us the tallest thing you can hurdle.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Recreate your favorite scene from a Halloween themed movie and hashtag the movie in your caption
Recreate the scene from the movie "IT" where the little boy in his rain coat runs after his newspaper boat #hiyageorgie
Snack on the state vegetable of Texas
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second commercial for Austin
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Write a note with 10 things you love about sweet-sweet Austin and leave it for someone else to find.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Educate yourself on a current bill being discussed in the Texas house/Senate. Give us a 15 second review.
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.
Make a 15 second video showing us the best way to roast some dang pumpkin seeds #pumpkinguts
Carve a beautiful profile picture of a llama into a pumpkin. #pumpkinspicellamatte
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons.
Show us in a 15 second tutorial how to pick the best pumpkin for carving
As a team make a video showing us a pumpkin carving technique on a real pumpkin.
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.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite scary movie with brief explanation why.
Pumpkin Bowling! Set up some homemade pins and use a pumpkin as a bowling ball.
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Post a photo from Questival to your blog and put the url in the caption. (Screenshot).
Snack on the state fruit of Texas
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Take a team photo at the lookout at Mount Bonnell
Find and snap a photo of a peacock at Mayfield Park.
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)
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
See if Gus Fruh Swimming Hole has water in it
Swing into a pond, river or lake from a rope swing.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Find a stranger, ask them what they do for a living and thank them for being them. Be genuine. #thanksrandomfellow.
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Boulder a problem outdoors. Tell us the rating and name of the problem in the caption #vhard
Show us how to Spot someone correctly while bouldering. #spoons
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)
Trekking poles vs no poles while hiking - Make a video about the pro's and Con's of both.
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).
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.
See if Twin Falls swimming hole has water in it
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Make a team video explaining why everything is bigger in Texas
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (1pm-2pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Zilker Park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 1 stamp. Plan extra time, checkpoint closes at 2:00pm exactly.
Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (4pm-5pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at the Brentwood Park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp. Plan accordingly the challenge takes some time to complete.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Make a list of 50 things you are most grateful for.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Chop some wood in your best lumberjack outfit #watchyerfangers
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite Halloween song. Tag James Corden @JKCorden & @latelateshow
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.
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Texas
Pie a teammate with a pumpkin pie. Slowmo video.
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.
Purchase the largest pumpkin you can find and do 'kettlebell' squats with it in your strong arms.
Take a picture of a ghost.
Find and photograph the 28th state to be admitted into the Union's, official quarter.
Smash a pie in one of your teammates face, pumpkin or otherwise. Slow motion video.
Purchase some Bratwurst from a reputable source and grill them up and eat them. #oktoberfest
Go bobbing for a fruit or vegetable of your choice, anything except apples!
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Stack 5 apples on top of each other with no other supports.
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
Try out the hot water bottle at the bottom of your sleeping bag technique while you sleep. Isn't it great? Tell us about it
Run your favorite football play with your team against another team. Two totems required. Complete away from check-in/checkpoints.
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Climb the highest tree you can find and take a photo of your view from the top
Take a photo or video with a real live Carya illinoinensis
Bad luck? No such thing if you're Frankenstein. Walk like Frankenstein under a ladder.
Video of a team member slam dunking a basketball on a regulation 10' high hoop (if you're short get creative).
Find and photograph a Maine license plate. The real thing not a photo or any other facsimile.
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.
Make some hot chocolate or coffee and add a special ingredient.
Show us the breakfast you made while camping (premade food doesn't count) #CampEats
Howl like a werewolf in front of the setting or rising sun
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire. 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 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 sing a pop song around your campfire. 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.
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)
Share a campsite with another team. Two totems required in the submission. 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 cook a meal over a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
While camping in the wilderness start a campfire without matches, a lighter, or starter fluid (fire must be contained inside a legal fire pit). Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
As a team pitch a tent (without the fly) in 15 seconds
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Make a 15 second video leading another team in a stretching routine
Play a round of Giant "Beer" Pong, Giant Connect Four or Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
Visit NothingButNets.net learn a fact about malaria then Visit the Nothing But Nets booth and make a 15 second video sharing your new found knowledge.
Donate to the IRC by clicking on this link. Take a screenshot of your donation.
Make a 15 second video pledging to OBEY THE LAWS OF THE LAND during the next 24hrs
Procure a pumpkin for your team. You may need it in one of the upcoming challenges :wink:
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.
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.
Create a unique team motto in a foreign language