Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you origamized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
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)
Smash a pie in one of your teammates face, pumpkin or otherwise. Slow motion video.
Run your favorite football play with your team against another team. Two totems required. Complete away from check-in/checkpoints.
Recreate the scene from the movie "IT" where the little boy in his rain coat runs after his newspaper boat
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)
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (6pm-7pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Morningside Park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp. Plan accordingly the challenge takes some time to complete.
Take a photo next to a statue of Alex Haley, tell us what book he won the Pulitzer Prize for in your caption.
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.
Ride a broomstick through a public place. (Be a respectful witch or warlock.)
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)
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
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.)
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.
Get 15 high fives in 15 seconds from 15 different people not participating in the questival.
Film a video of your team painting or drawing something on The Rock
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
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.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Take a photo outside the Knoxville Museum of Art, tell us what type of stone is on the building's exterior.
Throw a pile of leaves in the air and capture it in a slow motion video #justfallthings
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
Run through the World's Fair Fountain while it's on, dodge the spray and try to stay as dry as possible
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
Go to the sunsphere, (during regular operating hours) and take a video from the observation deck pointing out your favorite places in Knoxville
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
During daylight hours do a touchdown celebration dance with the Neyland Stadium in the background.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include Knoxville 2017.
Take a picture of a ghost.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal memory from your childhood. Dig deep.
**** PRIZE CHALLENGE**** Recreate a memorable Halloween moment from your childhood, the more authentic the better.
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
Find a stranger, ask them what they do for a living and thank them for being them. Be genuine. #thanksrandomfellow.
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.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients
Collect 50 pieces of trash along a hiking trail and recycle what you can. #dogood
Walk two lengths of a slackline without falling off. Timelapse video. Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in.
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
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.
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
Pie a teammate with a pumpkin pie. Slowmo video.
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-1pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Caswell Park, across winona St (west) from the baseball fields. Complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 1 stamp. Plan extra time, checkpoint closes at 1:00pm exactly.
Eat an entire can (15 oz minimum) of canned pumpkin baking filling as fast as you can. Post your time in the video description.
It's getting colder outside, put on as many sweaters as you can (at least 5) and body slam a teammate
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
Have a corn husking race. Challenge 2 strangers to husk cobs faster than you. Clean up the mess.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
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)
Chop some wood in your best lumberjack outfit. Practice proper wood chopping form and safety.
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.
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Recreate your favorite scene from a Halloween themed movie.
Carve a beautiful profile picture of a llama into a pumpkin. #pumpkinspicellamatte
As a team make a video showing us a pumpkin carving technique on a real pumpkin.
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
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 dowse a campfire.
Go bobbing for a fruit or vegetable of your choice, anything except apples!
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.
Video your best scare on a teammate.
As a team, sing your favorite number from a musical production in front of the Tennessee Theatre.
Take a team photo in front of the East Tennessee History Center, do a little research and tell us a historical fact about Tennessee in your caption.
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of Knoxville
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Find and photograph "Borbor 9" by Will Vannerson
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Tennessee
Upload a timelapse video of your team jogging across S Gay St Bridge
Find and photograph "Earth Fire Water Wind" by Hanna Jubran
Take a photo with the Torchbearer statue, emulate his pose.
Take a photo next to the Rowing Man Statue
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite adventure movie with a brief explanation why.
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.