Legend of the Sandstorm
Show us how to do a Butterfly Coil with a rope and carry it like a backpack
Make a 15 second demonstrating you know what and where watershed areas are in Utah. (tap this challenge for a reference map)
Skip a rock at least 7 times on water.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
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.
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.
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
Trade a piece of clothing with a stranger that is not participating in the Questival. FOR KEEPS!
Collect a variety of different colored fall leaves, at least 6 different shades of colors. Give them to someone's mom.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Howl like a pack of wolves in a public park for 15 seconds at dawn.
Dress up as an investigative team and make a chalk outline of one of your teammates.
Throw a pile of leaves in the air and capture it in a slow motion video with a fall song #justfallthings
Recreate the scene from the movie "IT" where the little boy in his rain coat runs after his newspaper boat #hiyageorgie
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Recreate your favorite scene from a Halloween themed movie and hashtag the movie in your caption
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Perform a magic trick for a stranger on the street and tell them you ran out of treats.
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.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Give a handful of wrapped Halloween candy to a stranger you see on the street.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second commercial for Salt Lake City
Video your best scare on a teammate.
Go to a thrift store and create the most "basic" fall outfit you can.
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
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.
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Eat an entire can (15 oz minimum) of canned pumpkin baking filling as fast as you can. Post your time in the video description.
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients
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!)
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented.
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
***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
Go tandem longboarding while singing "Somebody's Watching Me" by Rockwell.
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 illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly as if you were the villain from a scary movie. Think Michael Myers or Jason.
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you organized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
Ride a broomstick through a public place. (Be a respectful witch or warlock. so not on private property ie, malls)
Make some hot chocolate or coffee and add a special ingredient.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
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)
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Give one of your team members a performance review in a real boardroom.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
During daylight hours do a touchdown celebration dance with Rice-Eccles Stadium or Lavell Edwards Stadium in the background, yes the actual stadium.
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)
Make a 15 second music video for the song Ghostbusters by Ray Parker Jr
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.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
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.
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.
Make a list of your most proud moments and your most shameful moments of 2017. Make some goals for the last quarter.
Find a spider, and sing the "Itsy Bitsy Spider" as you film it doing whatever it happens to be doing
Chop some wood in your best lumberjack outfit #watchyerfangers
Order some food and record a review as if you are Anthony Bourdain.
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.
Challenge another questival team to a best of 3 penalty kick competition using a regulation goal two totems in the submission. #goallllllllll
Trekking poles vs no poles while hiking - Make a video about the pro's and Con's of both.
Cross the street walking like you would be if you were a zombie. #cranberries
Take a photo in front of the world's first KFC
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Run your favorite football play with your team against another team. Two totems required. Complete away from check-in/checkpoints.
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.
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.
Stack 5 apples on top of each other with no other supports.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Show us in a 15 second tutorial how to pick the best pumpkin for carving
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal memory from your childhood. Dig deep.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Climb the highest tree you can find and take a photo of your view from the top
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).
Take a photo under the SLC Chinatown Gates
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite Halloween song. Tag James Corden @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Relax and do some tai chi at the International Peace Gardens
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)
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Utah state motto means to you.
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market. #nofarmsnofood
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Post a photo from Questival to your blog and put the url in the caption. (Screenshot).
Find a stranger, ask them what they do for a living and thank them for being them. Be genuine. #thanksrandomfellow.
Purchase the largest pumpkin you can find and do 'kettlebell' squats with it in your strong arms.
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)
Do a real hurdle in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.)
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Smash a pie in one of your teammates face, pumpkin or otherwise. Slow motion video.
It's getting colder outside, put on as many sweaters as you can (5+) and body slam a teammate
Write a note with 10 things you love about Salt Lake City and leave it for someone else to find.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite scary movie with brief explanation why.
As a team sing the state song of Utah. Sing it loud sing it proud.
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Utah
Challenge a teammate's parent to a speed walking competition
Show us the tallest thing you can hurdle.
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)
Visit a historic site/do a hike that is not on this list but should be.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
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 >)
Hike to the top of Ensign Peak (1mi RT Easy) Take a photo next to the spire at the top.
Make a list of 50 things you are most grateful for.
Pie a teammate with a pumpkin pie. Slowmo video.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Howl like a werewolf in front of the setting or rising sun
Ghost someone whilst wearing a classic "bedsheet" ghost costume
Take a picture of a ghost.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Go bobbing for a fruit or vegetable of your choice, anything except apples!
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.
Educate yourself on a current bill being discussed in the Utah house/Senate (ie, HR 3990). Give us a 15 second review.
***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)
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.
While camping in the wilderness make your own Ouija board and see what comes up. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Take a selfie or a team picture with Miguel the Llama. (We will announced from the stage when Miguel arrives)
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
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.
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Recreate your favorite nightmare. Be theatrical. 15 second video. Totem needs to be visible.
***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
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.
Film yourself trick or treating at a friends house that is not participating in the questival.
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.
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.
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your 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 in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around a 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 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.
As a team pitch a tent (without the fly) in 15 seconds
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include OKTOBER 2017.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
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
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.
Find this cat at The Gallivan Center
Play a round of Giant "Beer" Pong, Giant Connect Four or Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
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"
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
Successfully arrive at check-in (75 S. Main) having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
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.
Create a unique team motto in a foreign language
Come up with and film a 15 second team handshake or cheer.