Take a video of the The Congress Avenue Bridge Bats flying. They will fly out at dusk, all 1.5 million!
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second commercial for Austin
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
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 team video explaining why everything is bigger in Texas
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
As a team sing the state song of Texas. Sing it loud sing it proud.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite scary movie with brief explanation why.
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)
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Have a corn husking race. Challenge 2 strangers to husk cobs faster than you. 15 second video. Include totem. Clean up the mess.
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
Find a stranger, ask them what they do for a living and thank them for being them. Be genuine. #thanksrandomfellow.
Get 15 high fives in 15 seconds from 15 different people not participating in the questival.
Dress up like a vampire and walk through a public sunny place with an umbrella shading you from the sun.
Snack on the state vegetable of Texas
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)
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.
Show us the tallest thing you can hurdle.
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
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
Give one of your team members a performance review in a real boardroom.
Ride a unicycle. The kind with one wheel, one seat and pedals.
Leave a scary book at a little free library/tiny library (not a public or city library). Take a video explaining your addition. #readingisFUNdamental
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.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
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
Run your favorite football play with your team against another team. Two totems required. Complete away from check-in/checkpoints.
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.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
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.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Make large signs and cheer on a random park sporting event, make sure they know you're a fan and make them feel like an allstar.
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)
Show us how to do a Butterfly Coil with a rope and carry it like a backpack
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.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the 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)
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
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.
Go bobbing for a fruit or vegetable of your choice, anything except apples!
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
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
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.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
It's getting colder outside, put on as many sweaters as you can (5+) and body slam a teammate
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.
Pumpkin Bowling! Set up some homemade pins and use a pumpkin as a bowling ball.
Research your favorite conspiracy theory, make a tri fold presentation and film a 15 second video explaining why we should all be terrified. #thetruthisoutthere
Video your best scare on a teammate.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your fancy face.
Pie a teammate with a pumpkin pie. Slowmo video.
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
Smash a pie in one of your teammates face, pumpkin or otherwise. Slow motion video.
Using tofu and other plant based foods sculpt a turkey.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Partake of the state dish of Texas with no hands.
Power your phone with solar during the Questival
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite Halloween song. Tag James Corden @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Take a team photo at the lookout at Mount Bonnell
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
While camping in the wilderness document/photograph at least 4 different types of wildlife, each unique/from separate animal families. (Don't forget the 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."
Make some hot chocolate or coffee and add a special ingredient.
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)
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
Show us the breakfast you made while camping (premade food doesn't count) #CampEats
Howl like a werewolf in front of the setting or rising sun
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
While camping in the wilderness make your own Ouija board and see what comes up. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Howl like a pack of wolves in a public park for 15 seconds at dawn.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Document the largest living spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around 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 video a 15 second scary story around a campfire. 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 come up with a SUPER clever way of roasting one of your marshmallows for your s'more. 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.
Share a campsite with another team. Two totems required in the submission. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your 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.
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 cook a meal over a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
As a team pitch a tent (without the fly) in 15 seconds
Order some food and record a review as if you are Anthony Bourdain.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 13th thing on the menu. #lucky13
Make a list of your most proud moments and your most shameful moments of 2017. Make some goals for the last quarter.
Make a list of 50 things you are most grateful for.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include OKTOBERQUEST 2017.
Stack 5 apples on top of each other with no other supports.
Give a handful of wrapped Halloween candy to a stranger you see on the street.
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Show us in a 15 second tutorial how to pick the best pumpkin for carving
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.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Purchase the largest pumpkin you can find and do 'kettlebell' squats with it in your strong arms.
Ride a broomstick through a public place. (Be a respectful witch or warlock. so not on private property ie, malls)
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.
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)
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
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.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
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.
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 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.
Come up with and film a 15 second team handshake or cheer.
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.
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: