Emergency Chocolate Cake
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Order a slice of pizza from your favorite spot, and try to eat it in one bite
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of New York.
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."
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (6pm-7pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Robert F Wagner Junior park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp. Plan accordingly the challenge takes some time to complete.
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.
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.
Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons.
Stand in front of the Union Square Metronome with your team some time on the hour, and watch the numbers change. Tell us what all the numbers mean in your caption.
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Make a 15 second music video for the song Ghostbusters by Ray Parker Jr
****PRIZE CHALLENGE**** Dress up like a vampire and walk through a public sunny place with an umbrella shading you from the sun.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Order some food and record a review as if you are Anthony Bourdain.
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Hold a staring contest with stranger not participating in the questival while casually eating a piece of fruit..... don't break eye contact.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Have a corn husking race. Challenge 2 strangers to husk cobs faster than you. 15 second video. Include totem. Clean up the mess.
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)
Get llama nail art.
Film a video telling us what the official New York State motto is and how your team lives by it
Video your best scare on a teammate.
Take a 1st day back to school photo as a team on a porch or stoop complete with backpacks and 1st day of school clothes and maybe even lunchboxes
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator
Make a list of 50 things you are most grateful for.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal memory from your childhood. Dig deep.
Make a smoothie using at least 1 part pumpkin and 4 different fruits or vegetables.
Put on your favorite costume from your childhood and take pictues with 5 strangers with their permission. Post a collage.
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented.
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.
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)
Ride a broomstick through a public place. (Be a respectful witch or warlock.)
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Clean and Jerk a hay bale that you have permission to use. Make sure to have proper form.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
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 storebought caramel apples.
Very politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
Dress up as an investigative team and make a chalk outline of one of your teammates.
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.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Make your own cranberry sauce by cranberry stomping, and then eat it. #passthecranberrysauce
Break the official fruit of the state of new york in half with your bare hands. Take a bite, it's tasty.
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of New York
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Go bobbing for a fruit or vegetable of your choice, anything except apples!
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make up a song about the infamous "pizza rat" with your team and perform it on a subway platform. (Tap this challenge then tap “go” for more info) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UPXUG8q4jKU
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Find and photograph a New Mexico State Quarter.
Dress up in all orange and camouflage in with some pumpkins.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Smash a pie in one of your teammates face, pumpkin or otherwise. Slow motion video.
Share a street hot dog or pretzel, Lady & the Tramp-style
Pie a teammate with a pumpkin pie. Slowmo video.
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-1pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Brooklyn Bridge Park, near Jane's Carousel, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 1 stamp. Plan extra time, checkpoint closes at 1:00pm exactly.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
Find and photograph one of the Life Underground pieces by Tom Otterness
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.
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
Carve a llama into a pumpkin
Upload a timelapse video of a teammate running up 10 flights of stairs as fast as they can. Tell us your time in your caption.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
As a team make a video showing us a pumpkin carving techinique on a real pumpkin.
Make a list of your most proud moments and your most shameful moments of 2017. Make some goals for the last quarter.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Give a toast to a teammate and drink the official beverage of the State of New York. Tell us what it is in your caption.
Upload a 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.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite scary movie with brief explanation why.
Take a break and quell your appetite with the official snack of the State of New York. Tell us what it is in your caption.
Research your favorite conspiracy theory, make a tri fold presentation and film a 15 second video explaining why we should all be terrified. #thetruthisoutthere
Give one of your team members a performance review in a real boardroom.
Purchase the largest pumpkin you can find and do 'kettlebell' squats with it in your strong arms.
Cross the border with another state. Take a video at the border doing your best Michael Jackson dance moves. #beatit
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite Halloween song. Tag James Corden @JKCorden & @latelateshow
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.
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)
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
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.
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.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Throw a pile of leaves in the air and capture it in a slow motion video #justfallthings
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Chop some wood in your best lumberjack outfit. Photo. Totem Required.
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
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.
Review a campground that you camped in during Questival on The Dyrt (Tap this challenge then tap GO >), join The Dyrt, search for and review a campground, then screenshot your campground review.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
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 recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you origamized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
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.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
It's getting colder outside, put on as many sweaters as you can (5+) and body slam a teamate
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.
Recreate your favorite nightmare. Be theatrical. 15 second video. Totem needs to be visible.
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 sing a pop song around your campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Eat an entire can (15 oz minimum) of canned pumpkin baking filling as fast as you can. Post your time in the video description.
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over 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.
Document the largest living spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include NYC 2017.
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.
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)
Find the best $1 pizza slice and take a video of someone on your team explaining why they think it's the best
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the pavilion)
Compete against another team and play some yard games in the festival area
Participate in the warm-up/ team dance competition taking place at the pavilion at roughly 6:45
Purchase a Cotopaxi product from our Merch tent (at this Questival!), and take a photo using it in the wild.
Donate to the IRC by clicking on this link. Upload a screenshot of your donation.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Find an IRC rep and ask them to tell you a fact about the IRC's mission to help refugees. Upload a video of something you learned, and expressing support for refugees. (IRC reps wearing yellow buttons)
Pick up 13 pieces of litter at Commodore Barry Park and take a picture of your haul before discarding it in the appropriate receptacle. #fridaythe13th
Have a teammate record you in a challenge at the truth zone & upload the video. You can win sweet truth merch!
Have a member of the truth team snap your picture in front of the #FinishtIt mural in the truth zone
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.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite adventure movie with a brief explanation why.
Start a public dance party and using the Michael Jackson's "Beat It". Get at least 5 strangers involved.
Come up with and film a 15 second team handshake or cheer.
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.