The Low Hanging Fruits
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
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)
Howl like a werewolf in front of the setting or rising sun
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.
Put on your favorite costume from your childhood and take pictures with 5 strangers with their permission. Post a collage.
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.
Get 15 high fives in 15 seconds from 15 different people not participating in the questival.
Partake of the state dish of Texas with no hands.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
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.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Recreate your favorite nightmare. Be theatrical. 15 second video. Totem needs to be visible.
Impress us with your connections/access to one of Texas professional sports teams.
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)
Throw a pile of leaves in the air and capture it in a slow motion video with a fall song #justfallthings
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Show us in a 15 second tutorial how to pick the best pumpkin for carving
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
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Take a picture of a ghost.
Put a picture of Geordi La Forge face on a kite and fly it high, just like Reading Rainbow. Don't forget to sing the theme song.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite Halloween song. Tag James Corden @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Make a list of your most proud moments and your most shameful moments of 2017. Make some goals for the last quarter.
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
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.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your fancy face.
Research your favorite conspiracy theory, make a tri fold presentation and film a 15 second video explaining why we should all be terrified. #thetruthisoutthere
Educate yourself on a current bill being discussed in the Texas house/Senate. Give us a 15 second review.
Pumpkin Bowling! Set up some homemade pins and use a pumpkin as a bowling ball.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
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."
Clean and Jerk a hay bale that you have permission to use. Make sure to have proper form.
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Texas
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
Cross the street walking like you would be if you were a zombie. #quecranberriessong
Climb the highest tree you can find and take a photo of your view from the top
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.
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.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include OKTOBERQUEST 2017.
Knit a tiny scarf for a cat then give it to a cat.
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Pet a real life black cat and tell him/her it's cuuuute for good luck
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Recreate your favorite scene from a Halloween themed movie and hashtag the movie in your caption
Video your best scare on a teammate.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second commercial for Austin
**** PRIZE CHALLENGE**** Recreate a memorable Halloween moment from your childhood, the more authentic the better.
Show us the tallest thing you can hurdle.
It's getting colder outside, put on as many sweaters as you can (5+) and body slam a teammate
Purchase some Bratwurst from a reputable source and grill them up and eat them. #oktoberfest
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.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
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.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Video a teammate throwing a maple doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Go bobbing for a fruit or vegetable of your choice, anything except apples!
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.
Show us the breakfast you made while camping (premade food doesn't count) #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 recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Snack on the state fruit of Texas
Snack on the state vegetable of Texas
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 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.
While camping in the wilderness make your own Ouija board and see what comes up. 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)
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.
Make a 15 second video leading another team in a stretching routine
Play a round of Giant "Beer" Pong, Giant Connect Four or Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
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.
Make a 15 second video pledging to OBEY THE LAWS OF THE LAND during the next 24hrs
Donate to the IRC by clicking on this link. Take a screenshot of your donation.
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.
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
Procure a pumpkin for your team. You may need it in one of the upcoming challenges :wink: