Gas in Da Tank
Pick up 100 pieces of trash at a local park, recycle what you can and put the rest in the trash. Take a video clearly showing what you gathered.
Collect 50 pieces of trash along a hiking trail and recycle what you can. #dogood
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.
Go to your favorite pizza joint and try to eat a piece in one bite
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)
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you origamized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
Face swap with a stranger not participating in the Questival and post a video of the results.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
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)
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.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Purchase some Bratwurst from a reputable source and grill them up and eat them. #oktoberfest
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.
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)
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Recreate your favorite nightmare. Be theatrical. 15 second video. Totem needs to be visible.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Pie a teammate with a pumpkin pie. Slowmo video.
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
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.
Smash a pie in one of your teammates face, pumpkin or otherwise. Slow motion video.
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.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of public transit.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Have a corn husking race. Challenge 2 strangers to husk cobs faster than you. 15 second video. Include totem. Clean up the mess.
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
Do a flip into a pond, river or lake.
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)
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.
Video your best scare on a teammate.
Make a 15 second stop motion video of a teammate flying a broom around a public place.
Ride a broomstick through a public place. (Be a respectful witch or warlock.)
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Go to a busy part of 16th St. put on your headphones and karaoke your heart out to your favorite song, the whole song, BE LOUD. (aka "Headphone Karaoke")
As a team, dress in any costume and do the Thriller dance in a public venue of your choice. #dothebestyoucan
Find and take a team photograph with the big blue bear.
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
Donate healthy nonperishable food to the homeless shelter or food bank of your choice. Minimum two items per teammate.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Very politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
Put candy corn or hot tamales on your canines to replicate "vampire" teeth; sing the Purple People Eater song
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.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include OKTOBERQUEST DEN 2017.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Take a photo dressed like a witch playing Quidditch with another team's witch. Two totems required.
Challenge another questival team to a best of 3 penalty kick competition using a regulation goal two totems in the submission. #goallllllllll
Wear a pumpkin helmet while eating pumpkin soup out of a pumpkin.
Give a handful of wrapped Halloween candy to a stranger you see on the street.
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.
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Research your favorite conspiracy theory, make a tri fold presentation and film a 15 second video explaining why we should all be terrified. #thetruthisoutthere
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite Halloween song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
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.
Eat a beetle #doubledareyou.
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
Eat two crickets #doubledareyou.
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
Play a pop song on a kazoo/harmonica. Tag the song in your caption.
Write a note with 10 things you love about Denver and leave it for someone else to find.
Make a smoothie using at least 1 part pumpkin and 4 different fruits or vegetables.
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.
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator
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).
Leave a scary book at a little free library/tiny library (not a public or city library). Take a video explaining your addition. #readingisFUNdamental
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of Denver.
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.
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."
Find and photograph a Colorado State Quarter.
Go to a thrift store and create the most basic fall outfit you can.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
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)
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented.
Hike/ Walk around Sloan Lake Park; take at least 3 pictures around the lake walk with your totem, and track your hike with an app such as Strava. Post a collage.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Go tandem longboarding while singing "Don't Go Breaking My Heart".
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Walk like Frankenstein’s monster or a zombie across a crosswalk and recreate the Beatles famous crosswalk picture.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Make some hot chocolate or coffee and add a special ingredient.
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!)
Carve a beautiful profile picture of a llama into a pumpkin. #pumpkinspicellamatte
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Find and photograph a Maine license plate. The real thing not a photo or any other facsimile.
Make a list of 50 things you are most grateful for.
Find a spider, and sing the "Itsy Bitsy Spider" as you film it doing whatever it happens to be doing
As a team make a video showing us a pumpkin carving technique on a real pumpkin.
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
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Go bobbing for a fruit or vegetable of your choice, anything except apples!
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
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)
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Film yourself trick or treating at a friends house that is not participating in the questival.
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Stack 5 apples on top of each other with no other supports.
It's getting colder outside, put on as many sweaters as you can (5+) and body slam a teammate
Eat an entire can (15 oz minimum) of canned pumpkin baking filling as fast as you can. Post your time in the video description.
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.)
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Bad luck? No such thing if you're Frankenstein. Walk like Frankenstein under a ladder.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Go to the main stage and as a team dance to whatever band is playing.
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
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.
Visit stein hoisting or keg bowling either as a participant or spectator.
Eat something from one of the check-in party food vendors and take a quick pic.
Take a team photo with the giant bobble head.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
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
Create a unique team motto in a foreign language
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.
Procure a pumpkin for your team. You may need it in one of the upcoming challenges 😉
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.