Go to a thrift store and create the most "basic" fall outfit you can.
Pumpkin Bowling! Set up some homemade pins and use a pumpkin as a bowling ball.
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Howl like a werewolf in front of the setting or rising sun
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons.
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.
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal memory from your childhood. Dig deep.
Take a team photo at the lookout at Mount Bonnell
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)
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Make a 15 second music video for the song Ghostbusters by Ray Parker Jr
As a team sing the state song of Texas. Sing it loud sing it proud.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Play a pop song on a kazoo/harmonica. Tag the song in your caption.
Write a note with 10 things you love about sweet-sweet Austin and leave it for someone else to find.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second commercial for Austin
Purchase the largest pumpkin you can find and do 'kettlebell' squats with it in your strong arms.
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you organized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
Show us the tallest thing you can hurdle.
Find and snap a photo of a peacock at Mayfield Park.
Dress up as an investigative team and make a chalk outline of one of your teammates.
Make a 15 second video leading another team in a stretching routine
Run your favorite football play with your team against another team. Two totems required. Complete away from check-in/checkpoints.
Find a birds nest with eggs in it IN NATURE. NOT EGGS YOU BOUGHT FROM A STORE. Real bird eggs.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
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.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Film a video showing how to check the oil, coolant, power steering fluid, brake fluid, and windshield wiper fluid levels in your car. Make sure everything is ship shape.
Video your best scare on a teammate.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Order some food and record a review as if you are Anthony Bourdain.
Pie a teammate with a pumpkin pie. Slowmo video.
Boulder a problem outdoors. Tell us the rating and name of the problem in the caption #vhard
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.
Trekking poles vs no poles while hiking - Make a video about the pro's and Con's of both.
Climb the highest tree you can find and take a photo of your view from the top
Challenge a teammate's parent to a speed walking competition
Hike to the top or "Hill Of Life". Good luck ;)
Power your phone with solar during the Questival
Take a photo or video with a real live Carya illinoinensis
Show us how to Spot someone correctly while bouldering. #spoons
Hike one mile into Sculpture Falls and take a pic enjoying the sanctuary
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)
Walk two lengths of a slackline without falling off. Timelapse video. Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Collect a variety of different colored fall leaves, at least 6 different shades of colors. Give them to someone's mom.
Film a video out in the wilderness illustrating how to find a clean and safe natural water source for drinking.
Document the largest living spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
Find and photograph one of the 31 enormous moonlight towers in Austin. Kinda creepy why you have them btw...
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
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.
Research your favorite conspiracy theory, make a tri fold presentation and film a 15 second video explaining why we should all be terrified. #thetruthisoutthere
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
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.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
It's getting colder outside, put on as many sweaters as you can (5+) and body slam a teammate
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include OKTOBERQUEST 2017.
Smash a pie in one of your teammates face, pumpkin or otherwise. Slow motion video.
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 >)
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Go bobbing for a fruit or vegetable of your choice, anything except apples!
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
Make some hot chocolate or coffee and add a special ingredient.
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Stack 5 apples on top of each other with no other supports.
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Find and photograph the 28th state to be admitted into the Union's, official quarter.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Find a spider, and sing the "Itsy Bitsy Spider" as you film it doing whatever it happens to be doing
Show us in a 15 second tutorial how to pick the best pumpkin for carving
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 13th thing on the menu. #lucky13
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Texas
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Video of a team member slam dunking a basketball on a regulation 10' high hoop (if you're short get creative).
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.
Procure a pumpkin for your team. You may need it in one of the upcoming challenges :wink:
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.
Start a public dance party and using the Michael Jackson's "Beat It". Get at least 5 strangers involved.
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.
Come up with and film a 15 second team handshake or cheer.
Create a unique team motto in a foreign language