Out Questing It
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.
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
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.
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).
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Purchase some Bratwurst from a reputable source and grill them up and eat them. #oktoberfest
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
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.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal memory from your childhood. Dig deep.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of Denver.
Make a 15 second music video for the song Ghostbusters by Ray Parker Jr
Write a note with 10 things you love about Denver and leave it for someone else to find.
Throw a pile of leaves in the air and capture it in a slow motion video #justfallthings
Rake up a big pile of leaves and jump in it in a slow motion video.
Dress up as an investigative team and make a chalk outline of one of your teammates.
Pie a teammate with a pumpkin pie. Slowmo video.
Smash a pie in one of your teammates face, pumpkin or otherwise. Slow motion video.
Wear a pumpkin helmet while eating pumpkin soup out of a pumpkin.
**** 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
Carve a beautiful profile picture of a llama into a pumpkin. #pumpkinspicellamatte
As a team make a video showing us a pumpkin carving technique on a real pumpkin.
Research your favorite conspiracy theory, make a tri fold presentation and film a 15 second video explaining why we should all be terrified. #thetruthisoutthere
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Recreate your favorite scene from a Halloween themed movie.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Impress us with your connections/access to one of Colorado's professional sports teams.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
**** PRIZE CHALLENGE**** Recreate a memorable Halloween moment from your childhood, the more authentic the better.
Make some hot chocolate or coffee and add a special ingredient.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Give a handful of wrapped Halloween candy to a stranger you see on the street.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
As a team, dress in any costume and do the Thriller dance in a public venue of your choice. #dothebestyoucan
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 picture of a ghost.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include OKTOBERQUEST DEN 2017.
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.
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.
Challenge another questival team to a best of 3 penalty kick competition using a regulation goal two totems in the submission. #goallllllllll
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
Find and take a team photograph with the big blue bear.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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.
Order some food and record a review as if you are Anthony Bourdain.
Boulder one problem outdoors.
Make a list of 50 things you are most grateful for.
Take a quick loop hike on the Enchanted Mesa and McLintock Nature Trails; Record your loop on an app and take a team picture at your favorite scenic spot.
Hike up to the Stone cabin up Woods Quarry Loop Trail. Take a team picture in front of the Stone Cabin.
Take a quick stroll up Chautauqua Trail; Take a picture in front of the first and second flatiron.
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 town with a population below 500. Take a picture by the population sign. No sign, no points.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite Halloween song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Fit entire team in a phone booth, a real enclosed booth like the kind superman would use or tardis.
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."
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Put on your favorite costume from your childhood and take pictures with 5 strangers with their permission. Post a collage.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite scary movie with brief explanation why.
Howl like a werewolf in front of the setting or rising sun
Post a photo from Questival to your blog and put the url in the caption. (Screenshot).
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Video your best scare on a teammate.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
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
While camping in the wilderness make your own Ouija board and see what comes up. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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 recite a Cotopaxi rap around 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 draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
While camping share a meal with another team over a campfire. Two totems required in the submission. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Share a campsite with another team. Two totems required in the submission. 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 document/photograph at least 4 different types of wildlife, each unique/from separate animal families. (Don't forget the totem)
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)
Ride a broomstick through a public place. (Be a respectful witch or warlock.)
Put candy corn or hot tamales on your canines to replicate "vampire" teeth; sing the Purple People Eater song
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
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)
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.
Hold a formal freestyle rap off with a stranger not participating in the Questival.
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Walk like Frankenstein’s monster or a zombie across a crosswalk and recreate the Beatles famous crosswalk picture.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
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)
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
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.)
Play pass the Candy Corn with Strangers. Use spoons to pass the candy corn from person to person. Hold the spoon in your mouth.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Leave a scary book at a little free library/tiny library (not a public or city library). Take a video explaining your addition. #readingisFUNdamental
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Eat something from one of the check-in party food vendors and take a quick pic.
Go to the main stage and as a team dance to whatever band is playing.
Take a team photo with the giant bobble head.
Visit NothingButNets.net learn a fact about malaria then make a 15 second video sharing your new found knowledge.
Visit stein hoisting or keg bowling either as a participant or spectator.
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
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.
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.