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Order some food and record a review as if you are Anthony Bourdain.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Share a large gourd as a team, carefully create a helmet from the gord. Take your picture with a non-Questival-participant while wearing your creation. Tap this challenge then tap GO for inspiration >
Trekking poles vs no poles while hiking - Make a video about the pro's and Con's of both.
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.
Cotopaxi would love your help providing aid to Hurricane Maria relief in Puerto Rico. Please click the link in the push notifications to screenshot your donation.
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!
Climb the highest tree you can find and take a photo of your view from the top
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Hold a formal freestyle rap off with a stranger not participating in the Questival.
As a team sing the state song of Utah. Sing it loud sing it proud.
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
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.
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Utah state motto means to you.
Play pass the Candy Corn with Strangers. Use spoons to pass the candy corn from person to person. Hold the spoon in your mouth.
Show us how to Spot someone correctly while bouldering. #spoons
Get 15 high fives in 15 seconds from 15 different people not participating in the questival.
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (5pm-7pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at the Cotopaxi HQ, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp. Plan accordingly the challenge takes some time to complete.
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.
Find this sidewalk tile downtown (tap this challenge then tap GO>)
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."
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
As a team, dress in any costume and do the Thriller dance in a public venue of your choice. #dothebestyoucan
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
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.)
Have a corn husking race. Challenge 2 strangers to husk cobs faster than you. 15 second video. Include totem. Clean up the mess.
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
Make a 15 second music video for the song Ghostbusters by Ray Parker Jr
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.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Give a handful of wrapped Halloween candy to a stranger you see on the street.
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
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
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
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)
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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
Video your best scare on a teammate.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second commercial for Salt Lake City
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds somewhere on PIERPONT AVE
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.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
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.
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.
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).
Very politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
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)
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
Find a stranger, ask them what they do for a living and thank them for being them. Be genuine. #thanksrandomfellow.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
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.
Ride a broomstick through a public place. (Be a respectful witch or warlock. so not on private property ie, malls)
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.
Drop off one bag dry of Cat food at Best Friends Animal Society Pantry (back garage door on the east side of the building) between 10am-2pm. (2005 1100 E, Salt Lake City, UT 84106)
Make a list of your most proud moments and your most shameful moments of 2017. Make some goals for the last quarter.
Get llama nail art.
Post a photo from Questival to your blog and put the url in the caption. (Screenshot).
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Leave a scary book at a little free library/tiny library (not a public or city library). Take a video explaining your addition. #readingisFUNdamental
Eat an entire mouthful of brown mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
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.
Video a teammate throwing a maple doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your fancy face.
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.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
***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
Dress up in all orange and try to camouflage in with some pumpkins.
Challenge a teammate's parent to a speed walking competition
Throw a pile of leaves in the air and capture it in a slow motion video with a fall song #justfallthings
Collect a variety of different colored fall leaves, at least 6 different shades of colors. Give them to someone's mom.
Chop some wood in your best lumberjack outfit #watchyerfangers
Ghost someone whilst wearing a classic "bedsheet" ghost costume
Dress up as an investigative team and make a chalk outline of one of your teammates.
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients
Make a smoothie using at least 1 part pumpkin and 4 different fruits or vegetables.
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
Bad luck? No such thing if you're Frankenstein. Walk like Frankenstein under a ladder.
Put a picture of Geordi La Forge face on a kite and fly it high, just like Reading Rainbow. Don't forget to sing the theme song.
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.
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Eat a meal cooked in the official State Cooking Pot of Utah
As a team make a video showing us a pumpkin carving technique on a real pumpkin.
Rake up a big pile of leaves and jump in it in a slow motion video.
Video of a team member slam dunking a basketball on a regulation 10' high hoop (if you're short get creative).
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing Bicycle Race by Queen together whilst doing so.
Create a 15 second Rube Goldberg machine.
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.
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!)
Show us how to do a Butterfly Coil with a rope and carry it like a backpack
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
Film yourself trick or treating at a friends house that is not participating in the questival.
Power your phone with solar during the Questival
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
Tandem cartwheel with a teammate for at least one full rotation. (need a lesson? tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Pumpkin Bowling! Set up some homemade pins in grass and use a pumpkin as a bowling ball.
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.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Recreate a memorable Halloween moment from your childhood, the more authentic the better.
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite Halloween song. Tag James Corden @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Drop in on a bowl or ramp on a skateboard or bike
Go tandem longboarding while singing "Somebody's Watching Me" by Rockwell.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Pie a teammate with a pumpkin pie. Slowmo video.
Show us the tallest thing you can hurdle.
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.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Howl like a werewolf in front of the setting or rising sun
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.
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
Howl like a pack of wolves in a public park for 15 seconds at dawn.
While camping in the wilderness make your own Ouija board and see what comes up. 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)
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.
Filter water from a natural source and drink it. Water must be properly filtered and no a kitchen filter does not filter properly.
Stack 5 apples on top of each other with no other supports.
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 an entire can (15 oz minimum) of canned pumpkin baking filling as fast as you can. Post your time in the video description.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
***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
Have a team member ollie over a skateboard on its side #pop
Make some homemade root beer with dry ice. Give a toast to someone.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
It's getting colder outside, put on as many sweaters as you can (5+) and body slam a teammate
Recreate your favorite nightmare. Be theatrical. 15 second video. Totem needs to be visible.
Get the best deal you can get on food with a coupon.
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
Partake of the state dish of Utah with no hands.
Film a video illustrating how to properly and safely glissade down a glacier. Be careful!
Make a 15 second video showing us the best way to roast some dang pumpkin seeds #pumpkinguts
Recreate the scene from the movie "IT" where the little boy in his rain coat runs after his newspaper boat #hiyageorgie
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Carve a beautiful profile picture of a llama into a pumpkin. #pumpkinspicellamatte
Make some hot chocolate or coffee and add a special ingredient.
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.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
Go bobbing for a fruit or vegetable of your choice, anything except apples!
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Recreate your favorite scene from a Halloween themed movie and hashtag the movie in your caption
Show us the breakfast you made while camping (premade food doesn't count) #CampEats
Make a list of 50 things you are most grateful for.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include OKTOBER 2017.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Snack on the state vegetable of Utah.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Purchase the largest pumpkin you can find and do 'kettlebell' squats with it in your strong arms.
Show us in a 15 second tutorial how to pick the best pumpkin for carving
Wear a pumpkin helmet while eating pumpkin soup out of a pumpkin. #someta
Snack on the state fruit of Utah.
Smash a pie in one of your teammates face, pumpkin or otherwise. Slow motion video.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Make your own cranberry sauce by cranberry stomping, and then eat it. #passthecranberrysauce
Make a 15 second video about how to properly set up an equalized anchor for repelling
Play a pop song on a kazoo/harmonica. Tag the song in your caption.
Take a picture of a ghost.
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.
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Take a photo in front of the world's first KFC
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.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
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 draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
As a team pitch a tent (without the fly) in 15 seconds
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Film a video out in the wilderness illustrating how to find a clean and safe natural water source for drinking.
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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.
Cross the street walking like you would be if you were a zombie. #cranberries
Find this manhole cover on a sidewalk (tap this challenge then tap GO>)
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
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
Eat something from one of the Gallivan Center launch party food vendors and take a quick pic.
Find a tile that is reads, "2004 Salt Lake City Classic 5k Women's Overall Winner: Ingunn Earl" way to go Ingunn!
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)
Snap a photo of a Maud May Babcock quote on Regent St.
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.
FInd and snap a photo of this Brigham Young sidewalk plaque on Regent St.
Find this "Evening Curtain" plaque on Regent St.
Find a Salt Lake Tribune sidewalk plaque that reads, "Hot Tamales"
Find this cat at The Gallivan Center
Snap a photo of this on Regent St.
Successfully arrive at check-in (75 S. Main) having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Play a round of Giant "Beer" Pong, Giant Connect Four or Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
In 1860, how long did it take to mail a letter from SLC to San Francisco? show us the answer written on Regent St.
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.
Find and snap a pic of a Deseret News sidewalk art installation. Tell us in your caption what the headline read.
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
Make a 15 second demonstrating you know what and where watershed areas are in Utah. (tap this challenge for a reference map)
Make a 15 second video pledging to OBEY THE LAWS OF THE LAND during the next 24hrs
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.
Create a unique team motto in a foreign language
Come up with and film a 15 second team handshake or cheer.
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.