Quest > Rest
Donate healthy nonperishable food to the homeless shelter or food bank of your choice. Minimum two items per teammate.
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.
Take a picture with a current or former player from a professional sports franchise in person. No statues, old screengrabs or any other facsimile.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Hold a formal freestyle rap off with a stranger not participating in the Questival.
Go to your favorite pizza joint and try to eat a piece in one bite
Order some food and record a review as if you are Anthony Bourdain.
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)
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
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
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.
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.)
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator
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)
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Colorado state motto means to you with the Colorado flag waving in the background.
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
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.
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.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
**** PRIZE CHALLENGE**** Recreate a memorable Halloween moment from your childhood, the more authentic the better.
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
As a team, dress in any costume and do the Thriller dance in a public venue of your choice. #dothebestyoucan
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)
Wear a pumpkin helmet while eating pumpkin soup out of a pumpkin.
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.
Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Make a smoothie using at least 1 part pumpkin and 4 different fruits or vegetables.
Video your best scare on a teammate.
Get in full ski or snowboard gear and lay out in your yard as if you were tanning.
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
Recreate the scene from the movie "IT" where the little boy in his rain coat runs after his newspaper boat
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.
Very politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
Film yourself trick or treating at a friends house that is not participating in the questival.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Recreate your favorite Colorado sports moment and tag the hero of your story on social media.
**** 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
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (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.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Ride a broomstick through a public place. (Be a respectful witch or warlock.)
As a team sing the state song of Rocky Mountain High dressed as John Denver. Sing it loud sing it proud.
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
Go to a thrift store and create the most basic fall outfit you can.
Have a corn husking race. Challenge 2 strangers to husk cobs faster than you. 15 second video. Include totem. Clean up the mess.
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
Leave a scary book at a little free library/tiny library (not a public or city library). Take a video explaining your addition. #readingisFUNdamental
Write a note with 10 things you love about Denver and leave it for someone else to find.
Take a picture of a ghost.
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
Dress up as an investigative team and make a chalk outline of one of your teammates.
Tandem cartwheel with a teammate for at least one full rotation. (need a lesson? tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Walk like Frankenstein’s monster or a zombie across a crosswalk and recreate the Beatles famous crosswalk picture.
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.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
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.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
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)
Personally thank a current/former professor/teacher/coach for the impact they have had on your life. Phone, facetime or skype.
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.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you origamized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
Filter water from a natural source and drink it. Water must be properly filtered and no a kitchen filter does not filter properly.
Film a video out in the wilderness illustrating how to find a clean and safe natural water source for drinking.
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
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
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
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!
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Skip a rock at least 7 times on water.
Throw a pile of leaves in the air and capture it in a slow motion video #justfallthings
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
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)
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite Halloween song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds on Pearl Street in Boulder
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
Find a stranger, ask them what they do for a living and thank them for being them. Be genuine. #thanksrandomfellow.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
Howl like a werewolf in front of the setting or rising sun
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
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.
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."
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Do a 'track' stand for 8 full seconds on a bike. No balance assistance allowed can not roll more than 12"
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Using tofu and other plant based foods sculpt a turkey.
Post a photo from Questival to your blog and put the url in the caption. (Screenshot).
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Put candy corn or hot tamales on your canines to replicate "vampire" teeth; sing the Purple People Eater song
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Recreate your favorite nightmare. Be theatrical. 15 second video. Totem needs to be visible.
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.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Make your own cranberry sauce by cranberry stomping, and then eat it. #passthecranberrysauce
As a team make a video showing us a pumpkin carving technique on a real pumpkin.
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients
Carve a beautiful profile picture of a llama into a pumpkin. #pumpkinspicellamatte
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include OKTOBERQUEST DEN 2017.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Find and photograph a Colorado State Quarter.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite scary movie with brief explanation why.
Eat an entire can (15 oz minimum) of canned pumpkin baking filling as fast as you can. Post your time in the video description.
Make a 15 second music video for the song Ghostbusters by Ray Parker Jr
Smash a pie in one of your teammates face, pumpkin or otherwise. Slow motion video.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Pie a teammate with a pumpkin pie. Slowmo video.
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal memory from your childhood. Dig deep.
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
Go bobbing for a fruit or vegetable of your choice, anything except apples!
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!)
Research your favorite conspiracy theory, make a tri fold presentation and film a 15 second video explaining why we should all be terrified. #thetruthisoutthere
Stack 5 apples on top of each other with no other supports.
Chop some wood in your best lumberjack outfit. Photo. Totem Required.
It's getting colder outside, put on as many sweaters as you can (5+) and body slam a teammate
Make a list of 50 things you are most grateful for.
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.
Dress up in all orange and camouflage in with some pumpkins.
Get the best deal you can get on food with a coupon.
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)
Fit entire team in a phone booth, a real enclosed booth like the kind superman would use or tardis.
Give one of your team members a performance review in a real boardroom.
Find and take a team photograph with the big blue bear.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of public transit.
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")
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Give a handful of wrapped Halloween candy to a stranger you see on the street.
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Go to the main stage and as a team dance to whatever band is playing.
Visit stein hoisting or keg bowling either as a participant or spectator.
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.
Donate to the IRC by clicking on this link. Post a screenshot.
Visit NothingButNets.net learn a fact about malaria then make a 15 second video sharing your new found knowledge.
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
Create a unique team motto in a foreign language
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.