This Is Our Happy Face
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
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.
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)
Cheer on someone running the 5k taking place on Fremont street on Saturday night.
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
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.
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons.
Convince a stranger to touch noses with you for 15 seconds. Maintain eye-contact whilst doing so and provide video as proof.
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.
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (6pm-7pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team back at the Giant Mantis, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp. Plan accordingly the challenge takes some time to complete.
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.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
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.
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
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.
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
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.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Get the best deal you can get on food with a coupon.
Respectfully add to Vegas Strong Cross Memorial in a meaningful way, take a photo of your addition.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Collect a variety of different colored fall leaves, at least 6 different shades of colors. Give them to someone's mom.
Film yourself trick or treating at a friends house that is not participating in the questival.
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."
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Dress up in all orange and camouflage in with some pumpkins.
Make a 15 second music video for the song Ghostbusters by Ray Parker Jr
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
Video your best scare on a teammate.
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.
As a team make a video showing us a pumpkin carving technique on a real pumpkin.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Do the Jack Skelington Mile. Run an entire mile with a jack-o-lantern on your head. Do it in a safe place and make sure you can breathe. Timelapse video required.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
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
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Create a 15 second Rube Goldberg machine.
Go to a thrift store and create the most basic fall outfit you can. #pumpkinspiceduggs
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.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
It's getting colder outside, put on as many sweaters as you can (5+) and body slam a teammate
Put on your favorite costume from your childhood and take pictures with 5 strangers with their permission. Post a collage.
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Leave a scary book at a little free library/tiny library (not a public or city library). Take a video explaining your addition. #readingisFUNdamental
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
Donate healthy nonperishable food to the homeless shelter or food bank of your choice. Minimum two items per teammate.
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-1pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Lorenzi Park (we'll drop a pin close to checkpoint time), complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 1 stamp. Plan extra time, checkpoint closes at 1:00pm exactly.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Do a flip into a pond, river or lake.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of public transit.
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)
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Find and photograph a Maine license plate. The real thing not a photo or any other facsimile.
Visit a historic site/ do a hike that is not on this list but should be.
Filter water from a natural source and drink it. Water must be properly filtered and no a kitchen filter does not filter properly.
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
Visit the Hoover Dam and reenact a scene from any movie filmed there.
Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Cross the border with another state. Take a video at the border doing your best Michael Jackson dance moves. #beatit
Make a list of 50 things you are most grateful for.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite Halloween song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Video a teammate eating an entire tofu turkey in a timelapse video
Using tofu and other plant based foods sculpt a turkey.
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
Carve a beautiful profile picture of a llama into a pumpkin. #pumpkinspicellamatte
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients
Put candy corn or hot tamales on your canines to replicate "vampire" teeth.
Pie a teammate with a pumpkin pie. Slowmo video.
Smash a pie in one of your teammates face, pumpkin or otherwise. Slow motion video.
Get in full ski or snowboard gear and lay out in your yard as if you were tanning.
Recreate the scene from the movie "IT" where the little boy in his rain coat runs after his newspaper boat
Howl like a werewolf in front of the setting or rising sun in a place that doesn't disturb non-Questival participants.
Chop some wood in your best lumberjack outfit. Photo. Totem Required.
Howl like a pack of wolves in a public park for 15 seconds and dawn.
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
Throw a pile of leaves in the air and capture it in a slow motion video #justfallthings
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
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 hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Go bobbing for a fruit or vegetable of your choice, anything except apples!
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Eat an entire can (15 oz minimum) of canned pumpkin baking filling as fast as you can. Post your time in the video description. It's full of vitamin A.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Make some hot chocolate or coffee and add a special ingredient.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Make your own cranberry sauce by cranberry stomping, and then eat it. #passthecranberrysauce
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Break a wishbone with your bestie and make a wish if you win.
Bad luck? No such thing if you're Frankenstein. Walk like Frankenstein under a ladder.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Make a smoothie using at least 1 part pumpkin and 4 different fruits or vegetables.
Find a real life black cat; be nice and don't terrorize it.
Stack 5 apples on top of each other with no other supports.
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.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing Bicycle Race by Queen together whilst doing so.
Do a 'track' stand for 8 full seconds on a bike. No balance assistance allowed can not roll more than 12"
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds on Fremont Street
Sing the cheers theme song outside of the oldest saloon in Las Vegas.
Give a handful of wrapped Halloween candy to a stranger you see on the street.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
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.
Find a stranger, ask them what they do for a living and thank them for being them. Be genuine. #thanksrandomfellow.
Find and take a team photograph with your favorite piece of Downtown Street Art.
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Make a 15 second commercial for Downtown Las Vegas
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)
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)
Ghost someone whilst wearing a classic "bedsheet" ghost costume
Take a picture with a stranger who has your FAVORITE Near-Halloween costume on during this Near-Halloween weekend.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include "OktoberQuest Las Vegas 2017"
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Take a photo dressed like a witch playing quittage with another team's witch. Two totems required.
Find and take a team photograph with your favorite piece of Vegas Street Art, must be different than your "downtown street art" submission.
When prompted at the check in challenge sing along with everyone to the rock ballad “Don’t Stop Believin’” #loudandproud
Take part in the "Follow-the-Llama" Dance competition, get a photo/video of someone from your team participating. #goforthegold!
Visit NothingButNets.net learn a fact about malaria then Visit the Nothing But Nets table and make a 15 second video sharing your new found knowledge.
Decorate your mini-jack-o-lantern you got at check-in and give it a name. One per team, video of why you named it what you did.
Take a selfie or a team picture with Miguel the Llama. (We will announced from the stage when Miguel arrives)
Play a round of Giant Connect Four or Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
Build something creative from the giant legos or foam blocks at the Container Park and take a picture with your creation.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Donate to the IRC by clicking on this link. Take a screenshot of your donation.
Procure a pumpkin for your team. You may need it in one of the upcoming challenges :wink:
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.