Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
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
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Show us the tallest thing you can hurdle.
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.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
Climb the highest tree you can find and take a photo of your view from the top
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Impress us with your connections/access to one of Utah's professional sports teams.
Take a photo under the SLC Chinatown Gates
Take a picture with a current or former player from the Jazz, REAL, Grizzlies or Bee's. The actual person not a photo, statue or any other facsimile.
Write a note with 10 things you love about Salt Lake City and leave it for someone else to find.
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.
Ride a broomstick through a public place. (Be a respectful witch or warlock. so not on private property ie, malls)
Challenge a teammate's parent to a speed walking competition
Take a photo in front of the world's first KFC
Video your best scare on a teammate.
Educate yourself on a current bill being discussed in the Utah house/Senate (ie, HR 3990). Give us a 15 second review.
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Utah state motto means to you.
As a team sing the state song of Utah. Sing it loud sing it proud.
Give a handful of wrapped Halloween candy to a stranger you see on the street.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
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.
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
Donate a blanket or coat to a homeless shelter of your choice.
Hike a designated trail of your choice! (not one listed already on the challenge list)
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Collect a variety of different colored fall leaves, at least 6 different shades of colors. Give them to someone's mom.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing Bicycle Race by Queen together whilst doing so.
Go tandem longboarding while singing "Somebody's Watching Me" by Rockwell.
Chop some wood in your best lumberjack outfit #watchyerfangers
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
Recreate the scene from the movie "IT" where the little boy in his rain coat runs after his newspaper boat #hiyageorgie
Eat a beetle #doubledareyou.
Play a pop song on a kazoo/harmonica. Tag the song in your caption.
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
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 make a video showing us a pumpkin carving technique on a real pumpkin.
Recreate your favorite nightmare. Be theatrical. 15 second video. Totem needs to be visible.
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Recreate a memorable Halloween moment from your childhood, the more authentic the better.
Power your phone with solar during the Questival
Dress up as an investigative team and make a chalk outline of one of your teammates.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal memory from your childhood. Dig deep.
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.
Pumpkin Bowling! Set up some homemade pins in grass and use a pumpkin as a bowling ball.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second commercial for Salt Lake City
Purchase the largest pumpkin you can find and do 'kettlebell' squats with it in your strong arms.
Walk two lengths of a slackline without falling off. Timelapse video. Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in.
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)
Take a photo or video with a real live Larus californicus
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Snack on the state fruit of Utah.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite Halloween song. Tag James Corden @JKCorden & @latelateshow
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
***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
Visit a historic site/do a hike that is not on this list but should be.
Collect 50 pieces of trash along a hiking trail and recycle what you can. #dogood
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.
Throw a pile of leaves in the air and capture it in a slow motion video with a fall song #justfallthings
Find a spider, and sing the "Itsy Bitsy Spider" as you film it doing whatever it happens to be doing
Film yourself trick or treating at a friends house that is not participating in the questival.
Leave a scary book at a little free library/tiny library (not a public or city library). Take a video explaining your addition. #readingisFUNdamental
Make a smoothie using at least 1 part pumpkin and 4 different fruits or vegetables.
Take a picture of a ghost.
Snack on the state vegetable of Utah.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Recreate your favorite scene from a Halloween themed movie and hashtag the movie in your caption
Make a 15 second music video for the song Ghostbusters by Ray Parker Jr
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include OKTOBER 2017.
Personally thank a current/former professor/teacher/coach for the impact they have had on your life. Phone, facetime or skype.
Post a photo from Questival to your blog and put the url in the caption. (Screenshot).
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).
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).
Make some hot chocolate or coffee and add a special ingredient.
Howl like a pack of wolves in a public park for 15 seconds at dawn.
Howl like a werewolf in front of the setting or rising sun
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Rake up a big pile of leaves and jump in it in a slow motion video.
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)
Smash a pie in one of your teammates face, pumpkin or otherwise. Slow motion video.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your fancy face.
Give a team-member a mohawk. Do it right, buzz everything but the spine. fohawks could be grounds for disqualification.
Go bobbing for a fruit or vegetable of your choice, anything except apples!
Make a 15 second video showing us the best way to roast some dang pumpkin seeds #pumpkinguts
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients
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!).
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.
Show us the breakfast you made while camping (premade food doesn't count) #CampEats
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you organized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
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.
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
Document the largest living spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Eat a meal cooked in the official State Cooking Pot of Utah
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire. 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.
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your 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 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 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.
***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)
Stack 5 apples on top of each other with no other supports.
Carve a beautiful profile picture of a llama into a pumpkin. #pumpkinspicellamatte
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Make a list of 50 things you are most grateful for.
***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
Create a 15 second Rube Goldberg machine.
Make a list of your most proud moments and your most shameful moments of 2017. Make some goals for the last quarter.
Find and photograph a Golden Spike commemorative quarter.
Knit a tiny scarf for a cat then give it to a cat.
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.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite scary movie with brief explanation why.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
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.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
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 photo dressed like a witch playing quittage with another team's witch. Two totems required.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Take part in the "Follow-the-Llama" Dance competition, get a photo/video of someone from your team participating. #goforthegold!
Take a selfie or a team picture with Miguel the Llama. (We will announced from the stage when Miguel arrives)
Make a 15 second demonstrating you know what and where watershed areas are in Utah. (tap this challenge for a reference map)
Find the words on a plaque that read, "The moon shall be fat knots of pine"
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.
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.
Eat something from one of the Gallivan Center launch party food vendors and take a quick pic.
Snap a photo of this on Regent St.
Make a 15 second video pledging to OBEY THE LAWS OF THE LAND during the next 24hrs
FInd and snap a photo of this Brigham Young sidewalk plaque on Regent St.
Find this "Evening Curtain" plaque on Regent St.
Find this cat at The Gallivan Center
Take a team photo in front of the mural on the bridge at The Gallivan Center
Snap a team photo in front of the floating rock monument at The Gallivan Center
Snap a photo of a Maud May Babcock quote on Regent St.
Find and snap a pic of a Deseret News sidewalk art installation. Tell us in your caption what the headline read.
Find a Salt Lake Tribune sidewalk plaque that reads, "Hot Tamales"
In 1860, how long did it take to mail a letter from SLC to San Francisco? show us the answer written 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
Successfully arrive at check-in (75 S. Main) having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Come up with and film a 15 second team handshake or cheer.
Start a public dance party and using the Michael Jackson's "Beat It". Get at least 5 strangers involved.
Attend the FREE Basecamp Yoga at Cotopaxi on 10/18 and take a photo with a staff member from Cotopaxi or Seek Studio. Find more info @ Cotopaxi.com/events
Create a unique team motto in a foreign language
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.
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.