Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Write a note with 10 things you love about Boston and leave it for someone else to find.
Take a picture with a real love sugar glider. ***Hint there are sugar gliders in a pet store near Patrons, the second Cotopaxi checkpoint. :)
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.
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.
Convince a non-Questival participant to paint their face with the logo of your favorite sports franchise
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly
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.
Put a picture of Lavar Burtons face on a kite and fly it high, just like Reading Rainbow. Don't forget to sing the theme song.
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients
Recreate your favorite Boston sports moment and tag the hero of your story on social media.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Take a video of a team member singing the intro of "Cheers" in front of a bar.
Recreate a Debbie Downer SNL sketch from Boston Native Rachel Dratch.
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (5pm-7pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Patrons (138 Brighton Ave., Allston, MA. 02134), complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp. Plan accordingly the challenge takes some time to complete.
Skip a rock at least 7 times on water.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
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.
Order some food and record a review as if you are Guy Fieri while you eat it. Remember to say "money" over and over to be authentic.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
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.
Take a team picture with the biggest Memorial Day flag you can find. ***Hint - there is a giant vertical hanging flag somewhere in Boston.
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Find and take a team photograph with this art instilation during daylight hours. Do not climb on the art! (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Find and take a team photograph with this mural during daylight hours. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
Partake of the official State Dessert of Massachusetts with no hands.
Do your best parkour moves at a local park. Loudly state the word "Parkour" while performing these daring moves.
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)
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
Hold a formal hula hoop Contest with stranger not participating in the Questival.
Go to a busy part of Downtown Boston put on your headphones and karaoke your heart out to your favorite song, the whole song, BE LOUD. (aka "Headphone Karaoke")
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of Boston
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
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)
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)
Dress up like your Favorite Founding Father, make a homemade button that says "push me" and stick it on your person. Stand like a statue at a public place and wait for a stranger to press the button. Once the button is pushed recite a few facts about the person who you are dressed as.
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
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.
Take a picture with a Boston Terrior, the official canine of this great state.
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.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Personally thank a current/former professor/teacher/coach for the impact they have had on your life. Phone, facetime or skype.
Tandem cartwheel with a teammate for at least one full rotation. (need a lesson? tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Recreate a scene from your favorite movie that takes place in Boston
Find the "one man band" at the Boston Common and dance as a team to the sweet music.
Join forces with another team and choreograph a 15 second fight scene (fake fight scene, think action movie). Two totems required.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Face swap with a stranger not participating in the Questival post a video of the results.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Take a picture at the Boston Common Memorial Day tribute. Be respectful. So many beautiful flags. :)
Get help from strangers and spell "QUESTIVAL" using one human body as each of the letters. (Other questival participants do not count as strangers for this one.)
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-2pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at the Boston Commons, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 1 stamp. Plan extra time, checkpoint closes at 2:00pm exactly.
Challenge a non-Questival participant to a jump rope competition in a public space. Provide the jump ropes and offer a prize if they win. #goodsportsmanship
Visit “Shaw Memorial” by Augustus Saint-Gaudens, 1897
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
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.
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
Perform a blind taste test with a cornstarch packing peanut and a puffy cheeto.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Eat two crickets #doubledareyou.
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Get 100 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Film a video out in the wilderness illustrating how to find a clean and safe natural water source for drinking.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you origamized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
Share a large melon as a team, carefully create a helmet from the melon. Take your picture with a non-Questival-participant while wearing your creation. Tap this challenge then tap GO for inspiration >
Give a team-member a mohawk. Do it right, buzz everything but the spine. fohawks could be grounds for disqualification.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
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)
As a team sing the state song of Massachusetts. Sing it loud sing it proud. (*hint - it's the one written by Arthur J. Marsh)
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
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.
Collect 50 pieces of trash along a hiking trail and recycle what you can. #dogood
Boulder one problem outdoors.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Take a photo of the Salem Village Witchcraft Victims Memorial. In your caption tell us approximately how many people died from 1692 -1693 in the Salem Witch Trials.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your 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 nightime hours.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Post a photo from Questival to your blog and put the url in the caption. (Screenshot).
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire. Complete this challenge during nightime hours.
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds near Faneuil Hall Marketplace. Do a little research and tell us something about the location's history in your caption.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire. Complete this challenge during nightime hours.
While camping share a meal with another team over a campfire. Two totems required in the submission. Complete this challenge during nightime hours.
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
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 nightime 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 nightime hours.
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nightime 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)
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nightime hours.
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
Visit your favorite Karaoke bar/restaurant spot and sing a song by any Colorado local artist.
Share a campsite with another team. Two totems required in the submission. Complete this challenge during nightime hours.
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Find and photograph a Maine license plate. The real thing not a photo or any other facsimile.
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Massachusetts state motto means to you.
Check out the oldest US Navy ship that is still afloat. Tell us how old it is in your caption.
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Take a photo in front of the skinniest house in Boston. Keep your distance and be respectful of the residents as the house is privately owned and occupied.
Lay face down motionless in a public area for 60 seconds or until a stranger comes to check on you. Timelapse. ((Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in also don't forget your totem)
Go to a restaurant and order a bowl of Boston's finest Clam Chowder. Tell us where you went in the caption.
Take a photo of the Boston Stone. In your caption, tell us what year is carved into it
Take a photo in front of the oldest bar in Boston. Tell us what year it was built in your caption.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Find and photograph these 6 state quarters together with your totem, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Vermont, New York and New Hampshire.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Take a photo of the Golden Grasshopper Weathervane. In your caption tell us how to pronounce the name of the building underneath it.
Go to a public place and eat a stock of cauliflower 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)
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
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)
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.
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 to the IRC tent. They'll give you a piece of fabric to write a "Message of Hope" to a refugee.
Visit the Noosa Tent and get a free sample of their delicious fare, take a picture of your team enjoying it.
Play a round of Giant "Beer" Pong, Giant Connect Four, or Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
Visit the High Brew Tent and get a can of High Brew for you and your teammates to keep you up the next 24 hours. Take a creative photo with your take.
Come up with and film a 15 second team handshake or cheer.
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.
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.
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.