Educate yourself on a current bill being discussed in the Texas house/Senate. Give us a 15 second review.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal memory from your childhood. Dig deep.
Recreate your favorite nightmare. Be theatrical. 15 second video. Totem needs to be visible.
Sing the TLC hit song Don't Go Chasing Waterfalls at a natural waterfall, recreating their outfits from the music video. DON'T GET IN THE WATER.
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.
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market. #nofarmsnofood
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
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
**** PRIZE CHALLENGE**** Recreate a memorable Halloween moment from your childhood, the more authentic the better.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Recreate your favorite scene from a Halloween themed movie and hashtag the movie in your caption
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
Make your own cranberry sauce by cranberry stomping, and then eat it. #passthecranberrysauce
Show us the tallest thing you can hurdle.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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 a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons.
Research your favorite conspiracy theory, make a tri fold presentation and film a 15 second video explaining why we should all be terrified. #thetruthisoutthere
Write a note with 10 things you love about sweet-sweet Austin and leave it for someone else to find.
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
Dress up as an investigative team and make a chalk outline of one of your teammates.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your fancy face.
Power your phone with solar during the Questival
Eat an entire mouthful of brown mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
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
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
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.
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (4pm-5pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at the Brentwood Park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp. Plan accordingly the challenge takes some time to complete.
Impress us with your connections/access to one of Texas professional sports teams.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
As a team sing the state song of Texas. Sing it loud sing it proud.
Give one of your team members a performance review in a real boardroom.
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)
Snack on the state vegetable of Texas
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Texas state motto means to you.
Make a team video explaining why everything is bigger in Texas
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second commercial for Austin
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Texas
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)
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.
Snack on the state fruit of Texas
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you organized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
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)
Dress up like a vampire and walk through a public sunny place with an umbrella shading you from the sun.
Pumpkin Bowling! Set up some homemade pins and use a pumpkin as a bowling ball.
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.
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.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
Find a stranger, ask them what they do for a living and thank them for being them. Be genuine. #thanksrandomfellow.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (1pm-2pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Zilker Park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 1 stamp. Plan extra time, checkpoint closes at 2:00pm exactly.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 13th thing on the menu. #lucky13
Partake of the state dish of Texas with no hands.
Purchase some Bratwurst from a reputable source and grill them up and eat them. #oktoberfest
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 >
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
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.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include OKTOBERQUEST 2017.
Howl like a pack of wolves in a public park for 15 seconds at dawn.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Get the best deal you can get on food with a coupon.
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Choreograph a team dance and perform it with audible music in a crowded area. Get permission first from the owner/operator of the crowded area unless it is a free public space. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Make a list of your most proud moments and your most shameful moments of 2017. Make some goals for the last quarter.
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)
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
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.)
Take a picture of a ghost.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Howl like a werewolf in front of the setting or rising sun
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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 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 make s'mores over a campfire add an extra ingredient and share your recipe in the caption. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
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.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite scary movie with brief explanation why.
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.
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)
Share a campsite with another team. Two totems required in the submission. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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. #quecranberriessong
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
Put on your favorite costume from your childhood and take pictures with 5 strangers with their permission. Post a collage.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
Climb the highest tree you can find and take a photo of your view from the top
Trade a piece of clothing with a stranger that is not participating in the Questival. FOR KEEPS!
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.
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.
Make a 15 second video showing us the best way to roast some dang pumpkin seeds #pumpkinguts
Collect a variety of different colored fall leaves, at least 6 different shades of colors. Give them to someone's mom.
Chop some wood in your best lumberjack outfit #watchyerfangers
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
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 a smoothie using at least 1 part pumpkin and 4 different fruits or vegetables.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
As a team make a video showing us a pumpkin carving technique on a real pumpkin.
Carve a beautiful profile picture of a llama into a pumpkin. #pumpkinspicellamatte
Challenge a teammate's parent to a speed walking competition
Using tofu and other plant based foods sculpt a turkey.
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.
Show us in a 15 second tutorial how to pick the best pumpkin for carving
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Purchase the largest pumpkin you can find and do 'kettlebell' squats with it in your strong arms.
Pie a teammate with a pumpkin pie. Slowmo video.
Smash a pie in one of your teammates face, pumpkin or otherwise. Slow motion video.
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
It's getting colder outside, put on as many sweaters as you can (5+) and body slam a teammate
Go bobbing for a fruit or vegetable of your choice, anything except apples!
Stack 5 apples on top of each other with no other supports.
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 >)
Eat an entire can (15 oz minimum) of canned pumpkin baking filling as fast as you can. Post your time in the video description.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Make a 15 second video pledging to OBEY THE LAWS OF THE LAND during the next 24hrs
Play a round of Giant "Beer" Pong, Giant Connect Four or Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
Make a 15 second video leading another team in a stretching routine
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.
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.
Procure a pumpkin for your team. You may need it in one of the upcoming challenges :wink: