The Lost Totem
Get 15 high fives in 15 seconds from 15 different people not participating in the questival.
Video a teammate eating an entire tofurkey
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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.)
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Using tofu and other plant based foods sculpt a turkey.
Put on your favorite costume from your childhood and take pictures with 5 strangers with their permission. Post a collage.
Find this manhole cover on a sidewalk (tap this challenge then tap GO>)
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)
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of public transit.
Contact the nonprofit of your choice and schedule a time to go in and volunteer with them after the Questival. (PLEASE if you complete this challenge make sure to honor your commitment). #integrity
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Do a real hurdle in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.)
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Order some food and record a review as if you are Anthony Bourdain.
Take a photo under the SLC Chinatown Gates
Take a photo in front of the world's first KFC
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 with a fall song #justfallthings
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Stack 5 apples on top of each other with no other supports.
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)
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)
Perform your best pencil dive off a high dive into a pool (12' or higher).
Perform your best belly flop at a public pool. Get everyone's attention first. Really go for it!
Visit a local ski resort and take a picture in front of resort sign
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
Make a 15 second music video for the song Ghostbusters by Ray Parker Jr
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Get someone registered to vote #america
Educate yourself on a current bill being discussed in the Utah house/Senate (ie, HR 3990). Give us a 15 second review.
***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
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.
Find a birds nest with eggs in it IN NATURE. NOT EGGS YOU BOUGHT FROM A STORE. Real bird eggs.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite Halloween song. Tag James Corden @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Hold a formal freestyle rap off with a stranger not participating in the Questival.
Film yourself trick or treating at a friends house that is not participating in the questival.
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).
As a team sing the state song of Utah. Sing it loud sing it proud.
Take a drive down up one of Utah's beautiful canyons during daylight hours, show us the views!
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Recreate your favorite scene from a Halloween themed movie and hashtag the movie in your caption
Recreate the scene from the movie "IT" where the little boy in his rain coat runs after his newspaper boat #hiyageorgie
Challenge a teammate's parent to a speed walking competition
Pumpkin Bowling! Set up some homemade pins in grass and use a pumpkin as a bowling ball.
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.
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
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.
Convince a non-Questival participant to paint their face with a drawing of your favorite classic movie monster. Frankenstein's Monster, Ghost, Witch, Dracula or Mummy.
Bad luck? No such thing if you're Frankenstein. Walk like Frankenstein under a ladder.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Make a 15 second video showing us the best way to roast some dang pumpkin seeds #pumpkinguts
Recreate your favorite nightmare. Be theatrical. 15 second video. Totem needs to be visible.
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 >)
Howl like a werewolf in front of the setting or rising sun
Find a spider, and sing the "Itsy Bitsy Spider" as you film it doing whatever it happens to be doing
PRO TIP: put a hot water bottle at the bottom of your sleeping bag while you sleep at night to keep warm. Isn't it great? Show us you did it and tell us about it.
As a team make a video showing us a pumpkin carving technique on a real pumpkin.
Show us in a 15 second tutorial how to pick the best pumpkin for carving
Knit a tiny scarf for a cat then give it to a cat.
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.
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.
Eat a beetle #doubledareyou.
Get llama nail art.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
Have a snowball fight with your team with real snow that you found on top of a mountain
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include OKTOBER 2017.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you organized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
Make a list of your most proud moments and your most shameful moments of 2017. Make some goals for the last quarter.
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 funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
Make a smoothie using at least 1 part pumpkin and 4 different fruits or vegetables.
***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)
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.
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
Make your own cranberry sauce by cranberry stomping, and then eat it. #passthecranberrysauce
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly as if you were the villain from a scary movie. Think Michael Myers or Jason.
Ghost someone whilst wearing a classic "bedsheet" ghost costume
Take a picture of a ghost.
Eat a meal cooked in the official State Cooking Pot of Utah
Snack on the state vegetable of Utah.
Dress up as an investigative team and make a chalk outline of one of your teammates.
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing Bicycle Race by Queen together whilst doing so.
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Utah state motto means to you.
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Utah
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
It's getting colder outside, put on as many sweaters as you can (5+) and body slam a teammate
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.
Chop some wood in your best lumberjack outfit #watchyerfangers
Go bobbing for a fruit or vegetable of your choice, anything except apples!
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Make a list of 50 things you are most grateful for.
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Find and photograph a Maine license plate. The real thing not a photo or any other facsimile.
Bake a cake, and put candles on it. Find a stranger not participating in Questival and sing "Happy (insert the day, i.e. Saturday) To You" to them. Make sure they blow out the candles.
Purchase the largest pumpkin you can find and do 'kettlebell' squats with it in your strong arms.
Dress up in all orange and try to camouflage in with some pumpkins.
Give a handful of wrapped Halloween candy to a stranger you see on the street.
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.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Ride a unicycle. The kind with one wheel, one seat and pedals.
Show us the tallest thing you can hurdle.
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Give one of your team members a performance review in a real boardroom.
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!)
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
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 >)
Play a pop song on a kazoo/harmonica. Tag the song in your caption.
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your fancy face.
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
Video a teammate throwing a maple doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Give a team-member a mohawk. Do it right, buzz everything but the spine. fohawks could be grounds for disqualification.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Write a note with 10 things you love about Salt Lake City and leave it for someone else to find.
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
Pie a teammate with a pumpkin pie. Slowmo video.
Smash a pie in one of your teammates face, pumpkin or otherwise. Slow motion video.
Make some hot chocolate or coffee and add a special ingredient.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
Eat an entire mouthful of brown mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Eat an entire can (15 oz minimum) of canned pumpkin baking filling as fast as you can. Post your time in the video description.
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)
Partake of the state dish of Utah 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.
Snack on the state fruit of Utah.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Go tandem longboarding while singing "Somebody's Watching Me" by Rockwell.
***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
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Challenge a non-Questival participant to a jump rope competition in a public space that is not check-in or a checkpoint. Provide the jump ropes and offer a prize if they win. #goodsportsmanship
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite scary movie with brief explanation why.
Eat two crickets #doubledareyou.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Find a stranger, ask them what they do for a living and thank them for being them. Be genuine. #thanksrandomfellow.
Post a photo from Questival to your blog and put the url in the caption. (Screenshot).
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.
Find a tile that is reads, "2004 Salt Lake City Classic 5k Women's Overall Winner: Ingunn Earl" way to go Ingunn!
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)
Take part in the "Follow-the-Llama" Dance competition, get a photo/video of someone from your team participating. #goforthegold!
Find the words on a plaque that read, "The moon shall be fat knots of pine"
Find a Salt Lake Tribune sidewalk plaque that reads, "Hot Tamales"
Find and snap a pic of a Deseret News sidewalk art installation. Tell us in your caption what the headline read.
Make a 15 second demonstrating you know what and where watershed areas are in Utah. (tap this challenge for a reference map)
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.
Snap a team photo in front of the floating rock monument at The Gallivan Center
Play a round of Giant "Beer" Pong, Giant Connect Four or Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
Take a team photo in front of the mural on the bridge at The Gallivan Center
Make a 15 second video pledging to OBEY THE LAWS OF THE LAND during the next 24hrs
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.
Snap a photo of a Maud May Babcock quote on Regent St.
FInd and snap a photo of this Brigham Young sidewalk plaque on Regent St.
Find this cat at The Gallivan Center
Snap a photo of this on Regent St.
Find this "Evening Curtain" plaque on Regent St.
In 1860, how long did it take to mail a letter from SLC to San Francisco? show us the answer written 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
Successfully arrive at check-in (75 S. Main) having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Come up with and film a 15 second team handshake or cheer.
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.
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.
Start a public dance party and using the Michael Jackson's "Beat It". Get at least 5 strangers involved.