Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
Hold a formal freestyle rap off with a stranger not participating in the Questival.
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.
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.
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.
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons.
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (6pm-7pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Cal Anderson Park , complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
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)
****PRIZE CHALLENGE**** Dress up like a vampire and walk through a public sunny place with an umbrella shading you from the sun.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
During daylight hours do a touchdown celebration dance with Safeco Field in the background, yes the actual stadium. #12
Get 15 high fives in 15 seconds from 15 different people not participating in the questival.
Take a selfie with the Space needle; in your caption describe the first time the aliens landed.
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Take a video in front of the EMP describing your dream exhibit. 15 seconds.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can in downtown Bellevue or Seattle.
During daylight hours go to Pioneer Plaza and as a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
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.)
Video your best scare on a teammate.
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Recreate your favorite nightmare. Be theatrical. 15 second video. Totem needs to be visible.
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
Have a corn husking race. Challenge 2 strangers to husk cobs faster than you. 15 second video. Include totem. Clean up the mess.
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.
Visit the Fish market; Find the best Halloween themed store you can.
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
During daylight hours walk like Frankenstein’s monster or a zombie across a crosswalk and recreate the Beatles famous crosswalk picture.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth #itburns
Order some food and record a review as if you are Anthony Bourdain.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Give a handful of wrapped Halloween candy to a stranger you see on the street.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
Take a photo dressed like a witch playing quittage with another team's witch. Two totems required.
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.
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator
Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Rake up a big pile of leaves and jump in it in a slow motion video.
Throw a pile of leaves in the air and capture it in a slow motion video #justfallthings
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-1pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Volunteer Park Amphitheater, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 1 stamp. Checkpoint closes at 1:00pm exactly.
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Get in full ski or snowboard gear and lay out in your yard as if you were tanning.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal memory from your childhood. Dig deep.
Go to a thrift store and create the most basic fall outfit you can.
Put candy corn or hot tamales on your canines to replicate "vampire" teeth; sing the Purple People Eater song
***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
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
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)
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.
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
Chop some wood in your best lumberjack outfit.
Take a cooking class and learn to cook something new.
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.
Smash a pie in one of your teammates face, pumpkin or otherwise. Slow motion video.
Make your own cranberry sauce by cranberry stomping, and then eat it. #passthecranberrysauce
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
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 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 make your own Ouija board and see what comes up. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Make some hot chocolate or coffee and add a special ingredient.
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.
Very politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a ghost llama.
Make a 15 second commercial for the state of Washington.
Take a picture of a ghost.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite scary movie with brief explanation why.
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)
Howl like a werewolf in front of the setting or rising sun
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.
Find a stranger, ask them what they do for a living and thank them for being them. Be genuine. #thanksrandomfellow.
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Play pass the Candy Corn with Strangers. Use spoons to pass the candy corn from person to person. Hold the spoon in your mouth.
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.
Run your favorite football play with your team against another team. Two totems required. Complete away from check-in/checkpoints.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
As a team, dress in any costume and do the Thriller dance in a public venue of your choice. #dothebestyoucan
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Ride a broomstick through a public place. (Be a respectful witch or warlock.)
Go to a bowling alley and challenge a group of strangers to a 'bowl off' and go head to head with them. Losers buy drinks for the winner.
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients
Video a teammate eating an entire tofu turkey in a timelapse video
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include OKTOBERQUEST SEATTLE 2017.
As a team make a video showing us a pumpkin carving technique on a real pumpkin.
Go bobbing for a fruit or vegetable of your choice, anything except apples!
Using tofu and other plant based foods sculpt a turkey.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Recreate a memorable Halloween moment from your childhood, the more authentic the better.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Recreate your favorite scene from a Halloween themed movie.
Carve a beautiful profile picture of a llama into a pumpkin. #pumpkinspicellamatte
Stack 5 apples on top of each other with no other supports.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Film yourself trick or treating at a friends house that is not participating in the questival.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Show us your best team roller skating dance moves in a venue of your choosing, make it fabulous.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
Tandem somersault with a teammate for at least one full rotation.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Challenge another team to 2 on 2 thumb wars. Each hand must have a thumb to battle.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Play a round of Giant "Beer" Pong, Giant Connect Four or Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
Eat something from one of the check-in party food vendors and take a quick pic.
Visit NothingButNets.net learn a fact about malaria then make a 15 second video sharing your new found knowledge.
It's getting colder outside, put on as many sweaters as you can (5+) and body slam a teammate
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.
Lip sync to the song Day-O and act out the scene from Beetlejuice
Start a public dance party and using the Michael Jackson's "Beat It". Get at least 5 strangers involved.
Procure a pumpkin for your team. You may need it in one of the upcoming challenges :wink: