Take a 15 second video and tell what the Colorado state motto means to you with the Colorado flag waving in the background.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
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)
Collect 50 pieces of trash along a hiking trail and recycle what you can. #dogood
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
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.
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)
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.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite Halloween song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
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")
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.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
As a team sing the state song of Rocky Mountain High dressed as John Denver. Sing it loud sing it proud.
Personally thank a current/former professor/teacher/coach for the impact they have had on your life. Phone, facetime or skype.
Knit a tiny scarf for a cat then give it to a cat.
Go rollerskating/rollerblading and hold a limbo contest. How low can you go?
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you origamized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
Make a 15 second stop motion video of a teammate flying a broom around a public place.
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.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Find and photograph a Maine license plate. The real thing not a photo or any other facsimile.
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)
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.
Find and take a team photograph with the big blue bear.
Break a wishbone with your bestie and make a wish if you win.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Play a pop song on a kazoo/harmonica. Tag the song in your caption.
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.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Walk like Frankenstein’s monster or a zombie across a crosswalk and recreate the Beatles famous crosswalk picture.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Impress us with your connections/access to one of Colorado's professional sports teams.
Very politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
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
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.
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)
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Review a campground that you camped in during Questival on The Dyrt (Tap this challenge then tap GO >), join The Dyrt, search for and review a campground, then screenshot your campground review.
Give a handful of wrapped Halloween candy to a stranger you see on the street.
****PRIZE CHALLENGE**** Dress up like a vampire and walk through a public sunny place with an umbrella shading you from the sun.
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.
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Pie a teammate with a pumpkin pie. Slowmo video.
Stack 5 apples on top of each other with no other supports.
Recreate your favorite nightmare. Be theatrical. 15 second video. Totem needs to be visible.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Get in full ski or snowboard gear and lay out in your yard as if you were tanning.
Dress up as an investigative team and make a chalk outline of one of your teammates.
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Purchase some Bratwurst from a reputable source and grill them up and eat them. #oktoberfest
Share a large gourd as a team, carefully create a helmet from the gord. Take your picture with a non-Questival-participant while wearing your creation. Tap this challenge then tap GO for inspiration >
Recreate the scene from the movie "IT" where the little boy in his rain coat runs after his newspaper boat
Smash a pie in one of your teammates face, pumpkin or otherwise. Slow motion video.
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Put candy corn or hot tamales on your canines to replicate "vampire" teeth; sing the Purple People Eater song
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.
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.
Film yourself trick or treating at a friends house that is not participating in the questival.
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)
Perform your best belly flop at a public pool. Get everyone's attention first. Really go for it!
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
Challenge another team to a 100 meter swim race in an olympic size pool. Two totems required in the submission. (Timelapse)
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.
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)
Leave a scary book at a little free library/tiny library (not a public or city library). Take a video explaining your addition. #readingisFUNdamental
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Recreate your favorite scene from a Halloween themed movie.
**** PRIZE CHALLENGE**** Recreate a memorable Halloween moment from your childhood, the more authentic the better.
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.
Ride a broomstick through a public place. (Be a respectful witch or warlock.)
Dress up in all orange and camouflage in with some pumpkins.
Take a picture of a ghost.
Make a 15 second music video for the song Ghostbusters by Ray Parker Jr
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal memory from your childhood. Dig deep.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Go to a thrift store and create the most basic fall outfit you can.
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.
Ghost someone whilst wearing a classic "bedsheet" ghost costume
Eat an entire can (15 oz minimum) of canned pumpkin baking filling as fast as you can. Post your time in the video description.
**** 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
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Write a note with 10 things you love about Denver and leave it for someone else to find.
Have a corn husking race. Challenge 2 strangers to husk cobs faster than you. 15 second video. Include totem. Clean up the mess.
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Do a flip into a pond, river or lake.
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented.
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.
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Hike to the Mount Falcon Castle; Take a picture at the Castle Ruins.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Howl like a werewolf in front of the setting or rising sun
Make a list of your most proud moments and your most shameful moments of 2017. Make some goals for the last quarter.
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of Denver.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
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.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Using tofu and other plant based foods sculpt a turkey.
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.
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!)
Make a smoothie using at least 1 part pumpkin and 4 different fruits or vegetables.
Get llama nail art.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include OKTOBERQUEST DEN 2017.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
It's getting colder outside, put on as many sweaters as you can (5+) and body slam a teammate
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Make your own cranberry sauce by cranberry stomping, and then eat it. #passthecranberrysauce
Research your favorite conspiracy theory, make a tri fold presentation and film a 15 second video explaining why we should all be terrified. #thetruthisoutthere
Make a list of 50 things you are most grateful for.
Carve a beautiful profile picture of a llama into a pumpkin. #pumpkinspicellamatte
Make some hot chocolate or coffee and add a special ingredient.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Visit your favorite Karaoke bar/restaurant with a partner and sing "Puttin' on the Ritz" like Gene Wilder and partner from Young Frankenstein.
Find and photograph a Colorado State Quarter.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of public transit.
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 sing a pop song around your campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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.
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
Share a campsite with another team. Two totems required in the submission. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire. 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 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 share a meal with another team over a campfire. Two totems required in the submission. 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.
Eat two crickets #doubledareyou.
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients
While camping in the wilderness make your own Ouija board and see what comes up. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
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."
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Find a stranger, ask them what they do for a living and thank them for being them. Be genuine. #thanksrandomfellow.
Go to a public place where music is playing and challenge a stranger not participating in questival to a dance battle. Make it legit. Create non-monetary stakes. Loser pays up. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
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)
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)
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
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.
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
As a team, dress in any costume and do the Thriller dance in a public venue of your choice. #dothebestyoucan
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
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.
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.
Go to the main stage and as a team dance to whatever band is playing.
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 NothingButNets.net learn a fact about malaria then make a 15 second video sharing your new found knowledge.
Donate to the IRC by clicking on this link. Post a screenshot.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
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.
Start a public dance party and using the Michael Jackson's "Beat It". Get at least 5 strangers involved.
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.
Lip sync to the song Day-O and act out the scene from Beetlejuice
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.