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.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Play pass the Candy Corn with Strangers. Use spoons to pass the candy corn from person to person. Hold the spoon in your mouth.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite Halloween song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
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.
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Colorado state motto means to you with the Colorado flag waving in the background.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Bad luck? No such thing if you're Frankenstein. Walk like Frankenstein under a ladder.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Video a teammate eating an entire tofu turkey in a timelapse video
Pie a teammate with a pumpkin pie. Slowmo video.
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."
Smash a pie in one of your teammates face, pumpkin or otherwise. Slow motion video.
Eat an entire can (15 oz minimum) of canned pumpkin baking filling as fast as you can. Post your time in the video description.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
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!)
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Impress us with your connections/access to one of Colorado's professional sports teams.
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.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
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.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
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.
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
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.
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.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Film yourself trick or treating at a friends house that is not participating in the questival.
Make some hot chocolate or coffee and add a special ingredient.
Find and photograph a Colorado State Quarter.
**** 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
Have a corn husking race. Challenge 2 strangers to husk cobs faster than you. 15 second video. Include totem. Clean up the mess.
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.
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)
Go to your favorite pizza joint and try to eat a piece in one bite
Give one of your team members a performance review in a real boardroom.
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.
Research your favorite conspiracy theory, make a tri fold presentation and film a 15 second video explaining why we should all be terrified. #thetruthisoutthere
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Take a picture with a current or former player from a professional sports franchise in person. No statues, old screengrabs or any other facsimile.
Take a picture with a current or former player from the Broncos, Rapids, Rockies or Avalanche. The actual person not a photo, statue or any other facsimile.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
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.)
Challenge another questival team to a best of 3 penalty kick competition using a regulation goal two totems in the submission. #goallllllllll
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.
Take a photo dressed like a witch playing Quidditch with another team's witch. Two totems required.
Run your favorite football play with your team against another team. Two totems required. Complete away from check-in/checkpoints.
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.
Boulder one problem outdoors.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include OKTOBERQUEST DEN 2017.
Tandem cartwheel with a teammate for at least one full rotation. (need a lesson? tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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)
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)
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Hike to Boulder Falls, Take a team picture in front of the Falls.
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds on Pearl Street in Boulder
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)
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.
Give a handful of wrapped Halloween candy to a stranger you see on the street.
Put candy corn or hot tamales on your canines to replicate "vampire" teeth; sing the Purple People Eater song
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.
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.
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Play a pop song on a kazoo/harmonica. Tag the song in your caption.
Film a video out in the wilderness illustrating how to find a clean and safe natural water source for drinking.
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
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 recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Walk like Frankenstein’s monster or a zombie across a crosswalk and recreate the Beatles famous crosswalk picture.
Dress up as an investigative team and make a chalk outline of one of your teammates.
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 dowse a campfire.
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.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Get in full ski or snowboard gear and lay out in your yard as if you were tanning.
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you origamized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
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.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
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.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
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.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Find a stranger, ask them what they do for a living and thank them for being them. Be genuine. #thanksrandomfellow.
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Howl like a werewolf in front of the setting or rising sun
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Take a quick stroll up Chautauqua Trail; Take a picture in front of the first and second flatiron.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
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.
Cross the border with another state. Take a video at the border doing your best Michael Jackson dance moves. #beatit
Stack 5 apples on top of each other with no other supports.
Clean and Jerk a hay bale that you have permission to use. Make sure to have proper form.
Get llama nail art.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
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.
Go tandem longboarding while singing "Don't Go Breaking My Heart".
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
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.
Put on your favorite costume from your childhood and take pictures with 5 strangers with their permission. Post a collage.
Write a note with 10 things you love about Denver and leave it for someone else to find.
Make a list of 50 things you are most grateful for.
Make a list of your most proud moments and your most shameful moments of 2017. Make some goals for the last quarter.
Video your best scare on a teammate.
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)
Hit a bullseye on a real dartboard from regulation distance, it's 7 feet 9.25 inches FYI.
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.)
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Visit NothingButNets.net learn a fact about malaria then make a 15 second video sharing your new found knowledge.
Visit stein hoisting or keg bowling either as a participant or spectator.
Donate to the IRC by clicking on this link. Post a screenshot.
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.
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.
Procure a pumpkin for your team. You may need it in one of the upcoming challenges 😉
Lip sync to the song Day-O and act out the scene from Beetlejuice
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.
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.
Start a public dance party and using the Michael Jackson's "Beat It". Get at least 5 strangers involved.