Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal memory from your childhood. Dig deep.
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.
Make a 15 second music video for the song Ghostbusters by Ray Parker Jr
As a team sing the state song of Texas. Sing it loud sing it proud.
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.
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Texas
Give a handful of wrapped Halloween candy to a stranger you see on the street.
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator
Find a stranger, ask them what they do for a living and thank them for being them. Be genuine. #thanksrandomfellow.
Make a team video explaining why everything is bigger in Texas
Snack on the state vegetable of Texas
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
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).
Purchase the largest pumpkin you can find and do 'kettlebell' squats with it in your strong arms.
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons.
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.
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.
Find and snap a photo of a peacock at Mayfield Park.
Trade a piece of clothing with a stranger that is not participating in the Questival. FOR KEEPS!
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Take a team photo at the lookout at Mount Bonnell
Find a spider, and sing the "Itsy Bitsy Spider" as you film it doing whatever it happens to be doing
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second commercial for Austin
Get the best deal you can get on food with a coupon.
Throw a pile of leaves in the air and capture it in a slow motion video with a fall song #justfallthings
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
Get 15 high fives in 15 seconds from 15 different people not participating in the questival.
Dress up in all orange and try to camouflage in with some pumpkins at a pumpkin patch.
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
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.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of public transit.
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing Bicycle Race by Queen together whilst doing so.
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.
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."
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)
Have a corn husking race. Challenge 2 strangers to husk cobs faster than you. 15 second video. Include totem. Clean up the mess.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
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)
During daylight hours do a touchdown celebration dance with Darrell K Royal–Texas Memorial Stadium in the background, yes the actual stadium.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
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.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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.
Write a note with 10 things you love about sweet-sweet Austin 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.
Take a photo or video with a real live Carya illinoinensis
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
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)
Collect a variety of different colored fall leaves, at least 6 different shades of colors. Give them to someone's mom.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite Halloween song. Tag James Corden @JKCorden & @latelateshow
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.
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
Film yourself trick or treating at a friends house that is not participating in the questival.
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).
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
Make some homemade root beer with dry ice. Give a toast to someone.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Knit a tiny scarf for a cat then give it to a cat.
Recreate your favorite nightmare. Be theatrical. 15 second video. Totem needs to be visible.
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Texas state motto means to you.
Personally thank a current/former professor/teacher/coach for the impact they have had on your life. Phone, facetime or skype.
Using tofu and other plant based foods sculpt a turkey.
Snack on the state fruit of Texas
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite scary movie with brief explanation why.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Recreate your favorite scene from a Halloween themed movie and hashtag the movie in your caption
Make a list of 50 things you are most grateful for.
Pie a teammate with a pumpkin pie. Slowmo video.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
It's getting colder outside, put on as many sweaters as you can (5+) and body slam a teammate
Research your favorite conspiracy theory, make a tri fold presentation and film a 15 second video explaining why we should all be terrified. #thetruthisoutthere
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 >)
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
Pumpkin Bowling! Set up some homemade pins and use a pumpkin as a bowling ball.
Make a smoothie using at least 1 part pumpkin and 4 different fruits or vegetables.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your fancy face.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Make a list of your most proud moments and your most shameful moments of 2017. Make some goals for the last quarter.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Stack 5 apples on top of each other with no other supports.
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!)
Go bobbing for a fruit or vegetable of your choice, anything except apples!
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Get llama nail art.
Make some hot chocolate or coffee and add a special ingredient.
Smash a pie in one of your teammates face, pumpkin or otherwise. Slow motion video.
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients
Eat an entire can (15 oz minimum) of canned pumpkin baking filling as fast as you can. Post your time in the video description.
Howl like a werewolf in front of the setting or rising sun
Break a wishbone with your bestie and make a wish if you win.
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
Pet a real life black cat and tell him/her it's cuuuute for good luck
Dress up as an investigative team and make a chalk outline of one of your teammates.
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Take a picture of a ghost.
Leave a scary book at a little free library/tiny library (not a public or city library). Take a video explaining your addition. #readingisFUNdamental
Find and photograph one of the 31 enormous moonlight towers in Austin. Kinda creepy why you have them btw...
Find and take a team photograph with mosaic. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Cross the street walking like you would be if you were a zombie. #quecranberriessong
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Post a photo from Questival to your blog and put the url in the caption. (Screenshot).
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include OKTOBERQUEST 2017.
Order some food and record a review as if you are Anthony Bourdain.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 13th thing on the menu. #lucky13
Partake of the state dish of Texas with no hands.
Make large signs and cheer on a random park sporting event, make sure they know you're a fan and make them feel like an allstar.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Make a 15 second video pledging to OBEY THE LAWS OF THE LAND during the next 24hrs
Visit a town with a population below 500. Take a picture by the population sign. No sign, no points.
Make a 15 second video leading another team in a stretching routine
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.
Play a round of Giant "Beer" Pong, Giant Connect Four or Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
Create a unique team motto in a foreign language
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.
Procure a pumpkin for your team. You may need it in one of the upcoming challenges :wink: