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)
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Dress up as an investigative team and make a chalk outline of one of your teammates.
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.
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you organized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
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.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Using baseball mitts and a regulation ball, play catch with an old-timer. Ask him who their favorite member of the 61 Yankees is.
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
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.
Make a 15 second video about how to properly set up an equalized anchor for repelling
Get 15 high fives in 15 seconds from 15 different people not participating in the questival.
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)
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*** 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 some homemade root beer with dry ice. Give a toast to someone.
Recreate your favorite Utah sports moment and tag the hero of your story on social media.
Pumpkin Bowling! Set up some homemade pins in grass and use a pumpkin as a bowling ball.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Recreate a memorable Halloween moment from your childhood, the more authentic the better.
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
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.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
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.
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
Have a corn husking race. Challenge 2 strangers to husk cobs faster than you. 15 second video. Include totem. Clean up the mess.
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
Personally thank a current/former professor/teacher/coach for the impact they have had on your life. Phone, facetime or skype.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Smash a pie in one of your teammates face, pumpkin or otherwise. Slow motion video.
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.
Eat an entire can (15 oz minimum) of canned pumpkin baking filling as fast as you can. Post your time in the video description.
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.
Post a photo from Questival to your blog and put the url in the caption. (Screenshot).
Make a 15 second video showing us the best way to roast some dang pumpkin seeds #pumpkinguts
Ghost someone whilst wearing a classic "bedsheet" ghost costume
Make a 15 second music video for the song Ghostbusters by Ray Parker Jr
***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
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
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.
Eat a beetle #doubledareyou.
Challenge a teammate's parent to a speed walking competition
Collect a variety of different colored fall leaves, at least 6 different shades of colors. Give them to someone's mom.
Carve a beautiful profile picture of a llama into a pumpkin. #pumpkinspicellamatte
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!)
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
As a team make a video showing us a pumpkin carving technique on a real pumpkin.
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
Stack 5 apples on top of each other with no other supports.
Go bobbing for a fruit or vegetable of your choice, anything except apples!
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your fancy face.
Make a sweet-sweet tire swing! Prove you made it through k
Video of a team member slam dunking a basketball on a regulation 10' high hoop (if you're short get creative).
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.
Go rollerskating/rollerblading and hold a limbo contest. How low can you go?
Bad luck? No such thing if you're Frankenstein. Walk like Frankenstein under a ladder.
Knit a tiny scarf for a cat then give it to a cat.
Pet a real life black cat and tell him/her it's cuuuute for good luck
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.
Using tofu and other plant based foods sculpt a turkey.
Dress up in all orange and try to camouflage in with some pumpkins.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Recreate your favorite scene from a Halloween themed movie and hashtag the movie in your caption
Make a smoothie using at least 1 part pumpkin and 4 different fruits or vegetables.
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients
Recreate your favorite nightmare. Be theatrical. 15 second video. Totem needs to be visible.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Make some hot chocolate or coffee and add a special ingredient.
Power your phone with solar during the Questival
It's getting colder outside, put on as many sweaters as you can (5+) and body slam a teammate
Do a flip into a pond, river or lake.
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!
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Dress up like a vampire and walk through a public sunny place with an umbrella shading you from the sun.
Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
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. so not on private property ie, malls)
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
As a team, dress in any costume and do the Thriller dance in a public venue of your choice. #dothebestyoucan
Perform a magic trick for a stranger on the street and tell them you ran out of treats.
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)
Hike to willow lake, (2 miles). Film a video showing that you're at the lake. Watch Out for moose!
Skip a rock at least 7 times on water.
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
Sing the TLC hit song Don't Go Chasing Waterfalls at a natural waterfall. recreating their outfits from the music video is encouraged. DON'T GET IN THE WATER.
Take a video eating a donut at Donut Falls
Visit a local ski resort and take a picture in front of resort sign
Have a snowball fight with your team with real snow that you found on top of a mountain
Climb the highest tree you can find and take a photo of your view from the top
Take a drive down up one of Utah's beautiful canyons during daylight hours, show us the views!
Filter water from a natural source and drink it. Water must be properly filtered and no a kitchen filter does not filter properly.
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
Eat two crickets #doubledareyou.
Take a photo in front of the world's first KFC
Take a photo under the SLC Chinatown Gates
Do a real hurdle in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.)
Show us the tallest thing you can hurdle.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Show us how to do a Butterfly Coil with a rope and carry it like a backpack
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Relax and do some tai chi at the International Peace Gardens
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Donate a blanket or coat to a homeless shelter of your choice.
Donate healthy nonperishable food to the homeless shelter or food bank of your choice. Minimum two items per teammate.
Play pass the Candy Corn with Strangers. Use spoons to pass the candy corn from person to person. Hold the spoon in your mouth.
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.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Find this manhole cover on a sidewalk (tap this challenge then tap GO>)
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Very politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
Give a handful of wrapped Halloween candy to a stranger you see on the street.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Throw a pile of leaves in the air and capture it in a slow motion video with a fall song #justfallthings
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Howl like a werewolf in front of the setting or rising sun
Video a teammate throwing a maple doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
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.
Howl like a pack of wolves in a public park for 15 seconds at dawn.
Video your best scare on a teammate.
Put on your favorite costume from your childhood and take pictures with 5 strangers with their permission. Post a collage.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
Snack on the state vegetable of Utah.
Snack on the state fruit of Utah.
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.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Create a forced-perspective team photo at the Bonneville Salt Flats
Visit "Metaphor: The Tree of Utah" and take a 15 second video giving your thoughts on the statue.
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.
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
Find Wendover Will and take a picture posing like him.
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
Cross the border with another state. Take a video at the border doing your best Michael Jackson dance moves. #beatit
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.
Post an awkward team photo during the Questival in your best fall themed attire (think scarves, uggs, flannel, etc). Get 100 likes and document (prove with screenshot).
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.
Eat a meal cooked in the official State Cooking Pot of Utah
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire. 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.
Post an awkward team photo during the Questival in your best fall themed attire (think scarves, PSL, uggs, flannel, etc). Get 50 likes and document (prove with screenshot).
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.
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire. 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)
Share a campsite with another team. Two totems required in the submission. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
As a team pitch a tent (without the fly) in 15 seconds
While camping share a meal with another team over a campfire. Two totems required in the submission. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Purchase the largest pumpkin you can find and do 'kettlebell' squats with it in your strong arms.
Collect 50 pieces of trash along a hiking trail and recycle what you can. #dogood
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Chop some wood in your best lumberjack outfit #watchyerfangers
Film yourself trick or treating at a friends house that is not participating in the questival.
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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.
As a team sing the state song of Utah. Sing it loud sing it proud.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Show us in a 15 second tutorial how to pick the best pumpkin for carving
Take a picture of a ghost.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Take a picture at the Block U - 1.5 mi. Easy #2010toinfinity
Get llama nail art.
Educate yourself on a current bill being discussed in the Utah house/Senate (ie, HR 3990). Give us a 15 second review.
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Utah state motto means to you.
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.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Tandem cartwheel with a teammate for at least one full rotation. (need a lesson? tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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)
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds somewhere on PIERPONT AVE
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite Halloween song. Tag James Corden @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include OKTOBER 2017.
Make a list of your most proud moments and your most shameful moments of 2017. Make some goals for the last quarter.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Run your favorite football play with your team against another team. Two totems required. Complete away from check-in/checkpoints.
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.)
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second commercial for Salt Lake City
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
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)
Hold a formal freestyle rap off with a stranger not participating in the Questival.
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)
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Find a stranger, ask them what they do for a living and thank them for being them. Be genuine. #thanksrandomfellow.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite scary movie with brief explanation why.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Make a list of 50 things you are most grateful for.
Write a note with 10 things you love about Salt Lake City and leave it for someone else to find.
Cross the street walking like you would be if you were a zombie. #cranberries
Go to a busy part of Downtown put on your headphones and karaoke your heart out to your favorite song, the whole song, BE LOUD. (aka "Headphone Karaoke") DO NOT DO THIS ON PRIVATE PROPERTY
Eat something from one of the Gallivan Center launch party food vendors and take a quick pic.
Snap a team photo in front of the floating rock monument at The Gallivan Center
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.
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.
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.
Find the words on a plaque that read, "The moon shall be fat knots of pine"
Find a tile that is reads, "2004 Salt Lake City Classic 5k Women's Overall Winner: Ingunn Earl" way to go Ingunn!
Find this cat at The Gallivan Center
Find this "Evening Curtain" plaque on Regent St.
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
Snap a photo of this 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 a Salt Lake Tribune sidewalk plaque that reads, "Hot Tamales"
Find and snap a pic of a Deseret News sidewalk art installation. Tell us in your caption what the headline read.
Snap a photo of a Maud May Babcock quote on Regent St.
Make a 15 second demonstrating you know what and where watershed areas are in Utah. (tap this challenge for a reference map)
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
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.
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.