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)
Go to your favorite pizza joint and try to eat a piece in one bite
Find a busy public place and recite some lyrics from John Denver as thoughtfully as possible. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint)
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
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.
Get llama nail art.
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.
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.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Bad luck? No such thing if you're Frankenstein. Walk like Frankenstein under a ladder.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you origamized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
Film yourself trick or treating at a friends house that is not participating in the questival.
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
Video your best scare on a teammate.
Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (5pm-7pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Denver Oktoberfest on 21st between Larimer and Market, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp.
**** PRIZE CHALLENGE**** Recreate a memorable Halloween moment from your childhood, the more authentic the better.
Make a 15 second music video for the song Ghostbusters by Ray Parker Jr
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Colorado state motto means to you with the Colorado flag waving in the background.
Go to a thrift store and create the most basic fall outfit 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.
Leave a scary book at a little free library/tiny library (not a public or city library). Take a video explaining your addition. #readingisFUNdamental
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Dress up in all orange and camouflage in with some pumpkins.
Rake up a trash bags worth of leaves for a neighbor with permission.
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."
Dress up as an investigative team and make a chalk outline of one of your teammates.
Craft a canoe out of cardboard and float a teammate in it. Must float for 5 seconds minimum and teammate must stay dry.
Perform your best belly flop at a public pool. Get everyone's attention first. Really go for it!
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)
Recreate the scene from the movie "IT" where the little boy in his rain coat runs after his newspaper boat
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Recreate your favorite scene from a Halloween themed movie.
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
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Break a wishbone with your bestie and make a wish if you win.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Give a handful of wrapped Halloween candy to a stranger you see on the street.
During daylight hours do a touchdown celebration dance with Mile High in the background, yes the actual stadium.
Knit a tiny scarf for a cat then give it to a cat.
It's getting colder outside, put on as many sweaters as you can (5+) and body slam a teammate
Give one of your team members a performance review in a real boardroom.
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
Do the Jack Skelington 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.
Review a campground that you camped in during Questival on The Dyrt (Tap this challenge then tap GO >), join The Dyrt, search for and review a campground, then screenshot your campground review.
****PRIZE CHALLENGE**** Dress up like a vampire and walk through a public sunny place with an umbrella shading you from the sun.
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.
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.
Find a spider, and sing the "Itsy Bitsy Spider" as you film it doing whatever it happens to be doing
Put on your favorite costume from your childhood and take pictures with 5 strangers with their permission. Post a collage.
Challenge another questival team to a best of 3 penalty kick competition using a regulation goal two totems in the submission. #goallllllllll
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)
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-1pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at City Park near Thatcher Fountain, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 1 stamp. Checkpoint closes at 1:00pm exactly.
Ride a broomstick through a public place. (Be a respectful witch or warlock.)
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
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)
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Throw a pile of leaves in the air and capture it in a slow motion video #justfallthings
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
Play a pop song on a kazoo/harmonica. Tag the song in your caption.
Donate blood while wearing dracula teeth.
Very politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
Post a photo from Questival to your blog and put the url in the caption. (Screenshot).
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).
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
As a team sing the state song of Rocky Mountain High dressed as John Denver. Sing it loud sing it proud.
Make a list of your most proud moments and your most shameful moments of 2017. Make some goals for the last quarter.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Put candy corn or hot tamales on your canines to replicate "vampire" teeth; sing the Purple People Eater song
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Video a teammate eating an entire tofu turkey in a timelapse video
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Make a field goal from the 15 yard line... wait for it... with your left foot then celebrate with a dance.
Document the largest living spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
Research your favorite conspiracy theory, make a tri fold presentation and film a 15 second video explaining why we should all be terrified. #thetruthisoutthere
Walk like Frankenstein’s monster or a zombie across a crosswalk and recreate the Beatles famous crosswalk picture.
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds on Pearl Street in Boulder
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include OKTOBERQUEST DEN 2017.
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.
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)
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.
Bake a cake, and put candles on it. Find a stranger not participating in Questival and sing "Happy (insert the day, i.e. Saturday) To You" to them. Make sure they blow out the candles.
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Find a stranger, ask them what they do for a living and thank them for being them. Be genuine. #thanksrandomfellow.
Have a corn husking race. Challenge 2 strangers to husk cobs faster than you. 15 second video. Include totem. Clean up the mess.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite Halloween song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Ghost someone whilst wearing a classic "bedsheet" ghost costume
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Colorado or the city flag of Denver. A real fabric flag waving majestically in the wind.
Find and photograph a Colorado State Quarter.
Film a video out in the wilderness illustrating how to find a clean and safe natural water source for drinking.
Filter water from a natural source and drink it. Water must be properly filtered and no a kitchen filter does not filter properly.
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Make your own cranberry sauce by cranberry stomping, and then eat it. #passthecranberrysauce
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
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)
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).
Catch a fish outdoors in a natural body of water with a fly rod.
Catch a fish outdoors in a natural body of water with a rod and reel.
Collect 50 pieces of trash along a hiking trail and recycle what you can. #dogood
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite scary movie with brief explanation why.
Howl like a werewolf in front of the setting or rising sun
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
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.
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around a campfire. 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 make s'mores over a campfire add an extra ingredient and share your recipe in the caption. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Make some hot chocolate or coffee and add a special ingredient.
While camping in the wilderness make your own Ouija board and see what comes up. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a 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)
Purchase some Bratwurst from a reputable source and grill them up and eat them. #oktoberfest
Share a campsite with another team. 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.
While camping share a meal with another team over a campfire. Two totems required in the submission. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Share a large gourd as a team, carefully create a helmet from the gord. Take your picture with a non-Questival-participant while wearing your creation. Tap this challenge then tap GO for inspiration >
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.
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 some homemade root beer with dry ice. Give a toast to someone.
Run your favorite football play with your team against another team. Two totems required. Complete away from check-in/checkpoints.
Do a 'track' stand for 8 full seconds on a bike. No balance assistance allowed can not roll more than 12"
Take a photo dressed like a witch playing Quidditch with another team's witch. Two totems required.
Show us your best team roller skating dance moves in a venue of your choosing, make it fabulous.
Take a picture of a ghost.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Go rollerskating/rollerblading and hold a limbo contest. How low can you go?
Clean and Jerk a hay bale that you have permission to use. Make sure to have proper form.
Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
Get in full ski or snowboard gear and lay out in your yard as if you were tanning.
Walk two lengths of a slackline without falling off. Timelapse video. Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Cross the border with another state. Take a video at the border doing your best Michael Jackson dance moves. #beatit
Order some food and record a review as if you are Anthony Bourdain.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
Hit a bullseye on a real dartboard from regulation distance, it's 7 feet 9.25 inches FYI.
Recreate your favorite nightmare. Be theatrical. 15 second video. Totem needs to be visible.
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Make a list of 50 things you are most grateful for.
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Trade a piece of clothing with a stranger that is not participating in the Questival. FOR KEEPS!
Give a team-member a mohawk. Do it right, buzz everything but the spine. fohawks could be grounds for disqualification.
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.
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
Make a smoothie using at least 1 part pumpkin and 4 different fruits or vegetables.
Go tandem longboarding while singing "Don't Go Breaking My Heart".
Using tofu and other plant based foods sculpt a turkey.
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented.
Ride a unicycle.
**** PRIZE CHALLENGE**** 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
Pie a teammate with a pumpkin pie. Slowmo video.
Eat an entire can (15 oz minimum) of canned pumpkin baking filling as fast as you can. Post your time in the video description.
Smash a pie in one of your teammates face, pumpkin or otherwise. Slow motion video.
As a team make a video showing us a pumpkin carving technique on a real pumpkin.
Wear a pumpkin helmet while eating pumpkin soup out of a pumpkin.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Carve a beautiful profile picture of a llama into a pumpkin. #pumpkinspicellamatte
Chop some wood in your best lumberjack outfit. Photo. Totem Required.
Go bobbing for a fruit or vegetable of your choice, anything except apples!
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Stack 5 apples on top of each other with no other supports.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of Denver.
Write a note with 10 things you love about Denver and leave it for someone else to find.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Go to the main stage and as a team dance to whatever band is playing.
Eat something from one of the check-in party food vendors and take a quick pic.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Visit stein hoisting or keg bowling either as a participant or spectator.
Take a team photo with the giant bobble head.
Donate to the IRC by clicking on this link. Post a screenshot.
Visit NothingButNets.net learn a fact about malaria then make a 15 second video sharing your new found knowledge.
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.
Start a public dance party and using the Michael Jackson's "Beat It". Get at least 5 strangers involved.
Create a unique team motto in a foreign language
Procure a pumpkin for your team. You may need it in one of the upcoming challenges 😉
Come up with and film a 15 second team handshake or cheer.
Lip sync to the song Day-O and act out the scene from Beetlejuice
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.