Sandy Gang Original®
Video your best scare on a teammate.
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds somewhere on PIERPONT AVE
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
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).
Get 15 high fives in 15 seconds from 15 different people not participating in the questival.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
Run your favorite football play with your team against another team. Two totems required. Complete away from check-in/checkpoints.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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."
Eat two crickets #doubledareyou.
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
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).
Donate a blanket or coat to a homeless shelter of your choice.
Donate healthy nonperishable food to the homeless shelter or food bank of your choice. Minimum two items per teammate.
Go to a thrift store and create the most "basic" fall outfit you can.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Snack on the state vegetable of Utah.
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.
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-2pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Liberty Park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 1 stamp. Plan extra time, checkpoint closes at 2:00pm exactly.
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)
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Educate yourself on a current bill being discussed in the Utah house/Senate (ie, HR 3990). Give us a 15 second review.
Make a 15 second music video for the song Ghostbusters by Ray Parker Jr
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
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.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Recreate the scene from the movie "IT" where the little boy in his rain coat runs after his newspaper boat #hiyageorgie
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Utah
Make a list of 50 things you are most grateful for.
Ghost someone whilst wearing a classic "bedsheet" ghost costume
Dress up as an investigative team and make a chalk outline of one of your teammates.
Tandem cartwheel with a teammate for at least one full rotation. (need a lesson? tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite Halloween song. Tag James Corden @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Perform your best belly flop at a public pool. Get everyone's attention first. Really go for it!
Do a quick 200 meter swim in an olympic size pool. Congrats Swimmer Winner. Post a timelapse of your feat. (don't forget your totem)
Take a picture with a current or former player from the Jazz, REAL, Grizzlies or Bee's. The actual person not a photo, statue or any other facsimile.
Take a picture with a current or former player from a professional sports franchise in person. No statues, old screengrabs or any other facsimile.
Impress us with your connections/access to one of Utah's professional sports teams.
Film yourself trick or treating at a friends house that is not participating in the questival.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
***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 #newschoolshoes
Sing the TLC hit song Don't Go Chasing Waterfalls at a natural waterfall. recreating their outfits from the music video is encouraged. DON'T GET IN THE WATER.
Have a snowball fight with your team with real snow that you found on top of a mountain
Visit a local ski resort and take a picture in front of resort sign
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Take a drive down up one of Utah's beautiful canyons during daylight hours, show us the views!
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Go rollerskating/rollerblading and hold a limbo contest. How low can you go?
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Share a campsite with another team. Two totems required in the submission. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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
Make a field goal from the 15 yard line... wait for it... with your left foot then celebrate with a dance.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Personally thank a current/former professor/teacher/coach for the impact they have had on your life. Phone, facetime or skype.
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing Bicycle Race by Queen together whilst doing so.
Challenge a teammate's parent to a speed walking competition
Collect a variety of different colored fall leaves, at least 6 different shades of colors. Give them to someone's mom.
Do your best gymnastics trick on a trampoline that you have permission to use. The rest of your team needs to hold up judging point cards.
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.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Recreate your favorite scene from a Halloween themed movie and hashtag the movie in your caption
Throw a pile of leaves in the air and capture it in a slow motion video with a fall song #justfallthings
Rake up a trash bags worth of leaves for a neighbor with their permission.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Howl like a werewolf in front of the setting or rising sun
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Research your favorite conspiracy theory, make a tri fold presentation and film a 15 second video explaining why we should all be terrified. #thetruthisoutthere
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal memory from your childhood. Dig deep.
Rake up a big pile of leaves and jump in it in a slow motion video.
Recreate your favorite nightmare. Be theatrical. 15 second video. Totem needs to be visible.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Recreate a memorable Halloween moment from your childhood, the more authentic the better.
Write a note with 10 things you love about Salt Lake City and leave it for someone else to find.
Make a list of your most proud moments and your most shameful moments of 2017. Make some goals for the last quarter.
Pie a teammate with a pumpkin pie. Slowmo video.
Make your own cranberry sauce by cranberry stomping, and then eat it. #passthecranberrysauce
Go bobbing for a fruit or vegetable of your choice, anything except apples!
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Eat a beetle #doubledareyou.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Eat an entire mouthful of brown mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Make some hot chocolate or coffee and add a special ingredient.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
It's getting colder outside, put on as many sweaters as you can (5+) and body slam a teammate
Take a picture of a ghost.
Carve a beautiful profile picture of a llama into a pumpkin. #pumpkinspicellamatte
Pumpkin Bowling! Set up some homemade pins in grass and use a pumpkin as a bowling ball.
Purchase the largest pumpkin you can find and do 'kettlebell' squats with it in your strong arms.
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.
Snack on the state fruit of Utah.
Ride a broomstick through a public place. (Be a respectful witch or warlock. so not on private property ie, malls)
Video of a team member slam dunking a basketball on a regulation 10' high hoop (if you're short get creative).
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.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your fancy face.
Stack 5 apples on top of each other with no other supports.
Make a 15 second video showing us the best way to roast some dang pumpkin seeds #pumpkinguts
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)
Make a smoothie using at least 1 part pumpkin and 4 different fruits or vegetables.
Do a flip into a pond, river or lake.
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
Smash a pie in one of your teammates face, pumpkin or otherwise. Slow motion video.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** 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
As a team make a video showing us a pumpkin carving technique on a real pumpkin.
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
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 recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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 draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
Eat an entire can (15 oz minimum) of canned pumpkin baking filling as fast as you can. Post your time in the video description.
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.
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.
Show us in a 15 second tutorial how to pick the best pumpkin for carving
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.
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Chop some wood in your best lumberjack outfit #watchyerfangers
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.
Visit Utah Olympic Oval (Kearns)
As a team sing the state song of Utah. Sing it loud sing it proud.
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Utah state motto means to you.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite scary movie with brief explanation why.
Order some food and record a review as if you are Anthony Bourdain.
Do some good for your local food bank by eating at any Even Stevens location during Questival. Take a photo with your food inside Even Stevens.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
Give a handful of wrapped Halloween candy to a stranger you see on the street.
Show us the tallest thing you can hurdle.
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
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.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include OKTOBER 2017.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Find a stranger, ask them what they do for a living and thank them for being them. Be genuine. #thanksrandomfellow.
Go to a busy part of Downtown put on your headphones and karaoke your heart out to your favorite song, the whole song, BE LOUD. (aka "Headphone Karaoke") DO NOT DO THIS ON PRIVATE PROPERTY
Hold a formal freestyle rap off with a stranger not participating in the Questival.
Cross the street walking like you would be if you were a zombie. #cranberries
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second commercial for Salt Lake City
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
Take a team photo in front of the mural on the bridge at The Gallivan Center
Take part in the "Follow-the-Llama" Dance competition, get a photo/video of someone from your team participating. #goforthegold!
Eat something from one of the Gallivan Center launch party food vendors and take a quick pic.
Take a selfie or a team picture with Miguel the Llama. (We will announced from the stage when Miguel arrives)
Play a round of Giant "Beer" Pong, Giant Connect Four or Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
Snap a team photo in front of the floating rock monument at The Gallivan Center
Successfully arrive at check-in (75 S. Main) having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Snap a photo of a Maud May Babcock quote on Regent St.
Find and snap a pic of a Deseret News sidewalk art installation. Tell us in your caption what the headline read.
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 to an IRC rep at the Gallivan Center. They'll give you a piece of fabric to write a "Message of Hope" to a refugee.
Make a 15 second demonstrating you know what and where watershed areas are in Utah. (tap this challenge for a reference map)
Find this cat at The Gallivan Center
Make a 15 second video pledging to OBEY THE LAWS OF THE LAND during the next 24hrs
In 1860, how long did it take to mail a letter from SLC to San Francisco? show us the answer written on Regent St.
FInd and snap a photo of this Brigham Young sidewalk plaque on Regent St.
Snap a photo of this on Regent St.
Take Regent Street when walking from check-in to the Gallivan Center and take a pic in front on the Regent Street Green Pole on the street corner
Come up with and film a 15 second team handshake or cheer.
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.
Create a unique team motto in a foreign language