The Happy Enchiladas
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Recreate your favorite scene from a Halloween themed movie and hashtag the movie in your caption
Show us the tallest thing you can hurdle.
Recreate the scene from the movie "IT" where the little boy in his rain coat runs after his newspaper boat #hiyageorgie
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 one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Purchase the largest pumpkin you can find and do 'kettlebell' squats with it in your strong arms.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Donate healthy nonperishable food to the homeless shelter or food bank of your choice. Minimum two items per teammate.
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
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 hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
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.
Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (5pm-7pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at the Cotopaxi HQ, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp. Plan accordingly the challenge takes some time to complete.
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
Take a photo or video with a real live Larus californicus
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
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.
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.
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
Eat an entire mouthful of brown mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator
Dress up as an investigative team and make a chalk outline of one of your teammates.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Go tandem longboarding while singing "Somebody's Watching Me" by Rockwell.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Write a note with 10 things you love about Salt Lake City and leave it for someone else to find.
Do some good for your local food bank by eating at any Even Stevens location during Questival. Take a photo with your food inside Even Stevens.
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.
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)
Make a 15 second video about how to properly set up an equalized anchor for repelling
As a team pitch a tent (without the fly) in 15 seconds
Eat a meal cooked in the official State Cooking Pot of Utah
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Utah state motto means to you.
Hug an Amelanchier and in your caption tell us where you found it.
Video a teammate throwing a maple doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Climb the highest tree you can find and take a photo of your view from the top
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)
Ride a broomstick through a public place. (Be a respectful witch or warlock. so not on private property ie, malls)
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Howl like a pack of wolves in a public park for 15 seconds at dawn.
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Smash a pie in one of your teammates face, pumpkin or otherwise. Slow motion video.
Find a stranger, ask them what they do for a living and thank them for being them. Be genuine. #thanksrandomfellow.
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!)
Put on your favorite costume from your childhood and take pictures with 5 strangers with their permission. Post a collage.
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Make a 15 second music video for the song Ghostbusters by Ray Parker Jr
Ghost someone whilst wearing a classic "bedsheet" ghost costume
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Play pass the Candy Corn with Strangers. Use spoons to pass the candy corn from person to person. Hold the spoon in your mouth.
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 a spider, and sing the "Itsy Bitsy Spider" as you film it doing whatever it happens to be doing
Take a picture of a ghost.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Film yourself trick or treating at a friends house that is not participating in the questival.
Do the Eggnog Mile. Run a mile while drinking a 16 oz. cup of eggnog at every 1/4 mile (every lap if you're on a track). Timelapse video required. #returntosender
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Utah
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 recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Give a handful of wrapped Halloween candy to a stranger you see on the street.
Educate yourself on a current bill being discussed in the Utah house/Senate (ie, HR 3990). Give us a 15 second review.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second commercial for Salt Lake City
Throw a pile of leaves in the air and capture it in a slow motion video with a fall song #justfallthings
Rake up a big pile of leaves and jump in it in a slow motion video.
Pie a teammate with a pumpkin pie. Slowmo video.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
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.
Very politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
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.
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-2pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Liberty Park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 1 stamp. Plan extra time, checkpoint closes at 2:00pm exactly.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite Halloween song. Tag James Corden @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Challenge a teammate's parent to a speed walking competition
Power your phone with solar during the Questival
Get llama nail art.
It's getting colder outside, put on as many sweaters as you can (5+) and body slam a teammate
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Get someone registered to vote #america
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
***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
Collect a variety of different colored fall leaves, at least 6 different shades of colors. Give them to someone's mom.
Show us in a 15 second tutorial how to pick the best pumpkin for carving
Give a team-member a mohawk. Do it right, buzz everything but the spine. fohawks could be grounds for disqualification.
Carve a beautiful profile picture of a llama into a pumpkin. #pumpkinspicellamatte
Go bobbing for a fruit or vegetable of your choice, anything except apples!
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Cross the street walking like you would be if you were a zombie. #cranberries
***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
Snack on the state fruit of Utah.
Make a list of your most proud moments and your most shameful moments of 2017. Make some goals for the last quarter.
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 >)
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.
Stack 5 apples on top of each other with no other supports.
Show us the breakfast you made while camping (premade food doesn't count) #CampEats
Film a video out in the wilderness illustrating how to find a clean and safe natural water source for drinking.
Howl like a werewolf in front of the setting or rising sun
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.
***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)
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include OKTOBER 2017.
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire. 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 in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
Show us how to do a Butterfly Coil with a rope and carry it like a backpack
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Trekking poles vs no poles while hiking - Make a video about the pro's and Con's of both.
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.
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.
While camping in the wilderness make your own Ouija board and see what comes up. 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.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite scary movie with brief explanation why.
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Order some food and record a review as if you are Anthony Bourdain.
Find the words on a plaque that read, "The moon shall be fat knots of pine"
Take a team photo in front of the mural on the bridge at The Gallivan Center
Play a round of Giant "Beer" Pong, Giant Connect Four or Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
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 team photo in front of the floating rock monument at The Gallivan Center
Find a Salt Lake Tribune sidewalk plaque that reads, "Hot Tamales"
Find this cat at The Gallivan Center
Snap a photo of a Maud May Babcock quote on Regent St.
Snap a photo of this on Regent St.
Find this "Evening Curtain" plaque on Regent St.
FInd and snap a photo of this Brigham Young sidewalk 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.
Find and snap a pic of a Deseret News sidewalk art installation. Tell us in your caption what the headline read.
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
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.
Successfully arrive at check-in (75 S. Main) having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Make a 15 second video pledging to OBEY THE LAWS OF THE LAND during the next 24hrs
Make a 15 second demonstrating you know what and where watershed areas are in Utah. (tap this challenge for a reference map)
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