***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Cross the street walking like you would be if you were a zombie. #quecranberriessong
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.
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)
Skip a rock at least 7 times on water.
Purchase some Bratwurst from a reputable source and grill them up and eat them. #oktoberfest
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.
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.
Perform your best pencil dive off a high dive into a pool (12' or higher).
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.
Reenact your favorite Astros moment from this world series in a 15 second video!
Fit your whole team on a paddleboard and paddle at least 10 feet out into a natural body of water.
Have a teammate hold their breath while completely submerged in a natural body of water for as long as they can. Submit timelapse footage and record the total time in the description. (don't forget your totem)
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
Do a flip into a pond, river or lake.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons.
Catch a fish outdoors in a natural body of water with a rod and reel #secretlocation
Catch a fish outdoors in a natural body of water with a fly rod #headwaters
Get someone registered to vote #america
As a team sing the state song of Texas. Sing it loud sing it proud.
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Texas state motto means to you.
Trekking poles vs no poles while hiking - Make a video about the pro's and Con's of both.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Reenact a scene from your favorite movie/tv show that takes place in Texas.
Make a 15 second music video for the song Ghostbusters by Ray Parker Jr
Take a picture of a ghost.
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
Make a team video explaining why everything is bigger in Texas
Go to a public place where music is playing and challenge a stranger not participating in questival to a dance battle. Make it legit. Create non-monetary stakes. Loser pays up. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Pumpkin Bowling! Set up some homemade pins and use a pumpkin as a bowling ball.
Ghost someone whilst wearing a classic "bedsheet" ghost costume #igotarock
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
Make a sweet-sweet tire swing! Prove you made it though k
Put on your favorite costume from your childhood and take pictures with 5 strangers with their permission. Post a collage.
Video your best scare on a teammate.
Collect a variety of different colored fall leaves, at least 6 different shades of colors. Give them to someone's mom.
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (4pm-5pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at the Smither Park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp. Plan accordingly the challenge takes some time to complete.
Donate a blanket or coat to a homeless shelter of your choice.
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.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 13th thing on the menu. #lucky13
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Educate yourself on a current bill being discussed in the Texas house/Senate. Give us a 15 second review.
Find a stranger, ask them what they do for a living and thank them for being them. Be genuine. #thanksrandomfellow.
Tandem cartwheel with a teammate for at least one full rotation. (need a lesson? tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Do the Jack Skellington 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.
Do the Eggnog Mile. Run a mile while drinking a 16 oz. cup of eggnog at every 1/4 mile (every lap if you're on a track). Timelapse video required. #returntosender
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
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.
Carve a beautiful profile picture of a llama into a pumpkin. #pumpkinspicellamatte
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Recreate your favorite scene from a Halloween themed movie and hashtag the movie in your caption
As a team make a video showing us a pumpkin carving technique on a real pumpkin.
Show us in a 15 second tutorial how to pick the best pumpkin for carving
Dress up in all orange and try to camouflage in with some pumpkins at a pumpkin patch.
Video of a team member slam dunking a basketball on a regulation 10' high hoop (if you're short get creative).
Go to a driving range and hold a team long-drive competition. Record your longest drive.
Find and take an instagram worthy photo on the suspension foot bridge over Buffalo Bayou
Take a photo of the "Beer Can House"
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."
Give one of your team members a performance review in a real boardroom.
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
Dress up as an investigative team and make a chalk outline of one of your teammates.
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
Show us the tallest thing you can hurdle.
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.
Show us how to do a Butterfly Coil with a rope and carry it like a backpack
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
Climb the highest tree you can find and take a photo of your view from the top
Run your favorite football play with your team against another team. Two totems required. Complete away from check-in/checkpoints.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Go ahead and press the Big Red Button on the Preston Street Bridge. Take a video showing us what it does.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Take a team photo at Discovery Green with the "Super Bowl LI" building sign.
Go tandem longboarding while singing "Somebody's Watching Me" by Rockwell.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
Howl like a werewolf in front of the setting or rising sun
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
It's getting colder outside, put on as many sweaters as you can (5+) and body slam a teammate
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, 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 pitch a tent (without the fly) in 15 seconds
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite Halloween song. Tag James Corden @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Visit NothingButNets.net learn a fact about malaria then 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
Take a picture a Dasypodidae in the wild
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)
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
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.
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
Order some food and record a review as if you are Anthony Bourdain.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
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.
Film yourself trick or treating at a friends house that is not participating in the questival.
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.
Recreate your favorite nightmare. Be theatrical. 15 second video. Totem needs to be visible.
Research your favorite conspiracy theory, make a tri fold presentation and film a 15 second video explaining why we should all be terrified. #thetruthisoutthere
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include OKTOBERQUEST 2017.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Make a list of your most proud moments and your most shameful moments of 2017. Make some goals for the last quarter.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your fancy face.
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 >)
Snack on the state vegetable of Texas
Make a smoothie using at least 1 part pumpkin and 4 different fruits or vegetables.
Snack on the state fruit of Texas
Make your own cranberry sauce by cranberry stomping, and then eat it. #passthecranberrysauce
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Have a corn husking race. Challenge 2 strangers to husk cobs faster than you. 15 second video. Include totem. Clean up the mess.
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Eat an entire can (15 oz minimum) of canned pumpkin baking filling as fast as you can. Post your time in the video description.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Purchase the largest pumpkin you can find and do 'kettlebell' squats with it in your strong arms.
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.