Big Googly & The Dinosaurs
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
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.
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Collect a variety of different colored fall leaves, at least 6 different shades of colors. Give them to someone's mom.
Rake up a big pile of leaves and jump in it in a slow motion video.
Throw a pile of leaves in the air and capture it in a slow motion video #justfallthings
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.
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.
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)
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Visit the oldest fence in New York, which encompasses New York's first public park
Take a photo next to The Fearless Girl by Kristen Visbal emulating her pose.
Take a team photo in front of "Group of Four Trees", by Jean Dubuffet
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
Find and photograph "EARTH POTENTIAL" by Katja Novitskova
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 and photograph a Toynbee Tile on the ground somewhere. Tell us what you think it means in your caption.
Order some dumplings in Flushing or Chinatown in Manhattan and feed them to a teammate using chopsticks with your non-dominate hand
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Show us your best layup in the KAWS designed basketball courts in Sara D. Roosevelt Park
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
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.
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Picture scollage riding 2 separate forms of public transit.
Visit the smallest piece of private property in NYC. Take a photo of your team standing around it holding hands.
Create (and eat) the weirdest bagel and cream cheese combination. We recommend using a rainbow bagel.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
Find and photograph "The Floaters" by Henry Taylor.
Upload a timelapse video of your team walking along The Highline
Take a photo next to the Death Avenue Plaque. Tell us why 10th Avenue used to be called Death Avenue in your caption.
Show us your best fade away as you throw some trash into a garbage can with Madison Square Garden in the background
Make a 15 second music video for the song Ghostbusters by Ray Parker Jr
Fit entire team in a phone booth, a real enclosed booth like the kind superman would use or tardis.
Visit the Mid-Manhattan Library and take a photo with a book that's related to NYC (i.e. The Gangs of New York)
Find and film "Masstransiscope" by Bill Brand.
Perform a musical number from a Broadway production somewhere on Broadway as a team.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
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.
***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
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
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
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Recreate your favorite nightmare. Be theatrical. 15 second video. Totem needs to be visible.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
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.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite scary movie with brief explanation why.
Eat an entire can (15 oz minimum) of canned pumpkin baking filling as fast as you can. Post your time in the video description.
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
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.
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of New York.
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.
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Purchase the largest pumpkin you can find and do 'kettlebell' squats with it in your strong arms.
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
Carve a llama into a pumpkin
Go bobbing for a fruit or vegetable of your choice, anything except apples!
As a team make a video showing us a pumpkin carving techinique 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 CHALENGE**** Recreate a memorable Hallowen moment from your childhood, the more authentic the better.
Break the official fruit of the state of new york in half with your bare hands. Take a bite, it's tasty.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Recreate your favorite scene from a Halloween themed movie.
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.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
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.
It's getting colder outside, put on as many sweaters as you can (5+) and body slam a teamate
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.
Make a list of your most proud moments and your most shameful moments of 2017. Make some goals for the last quarter.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Take a 15 second video and tell what the New York state motto means to you.
Make a list of 50 things you are most grateful for.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Take a picture of a ghost.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite Halloween song. Tag James Corden @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Order a frozen treat at Serendipity and share it as a team
Get llama nail art.
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.
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
***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 team photo in front of the Pulitzer fountain
Film a video telling us what the official New York State motto is and how your team lives by it
Find and photograph a statue featuring characters from Alice in Wonderland by artist Jose de Creeft
Play a pop song on a kazoo/harmonica. Tag the song in your caption.
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of New York
Find and photograph a Maine license plate. The real thing not a photo or any other facsimile.
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)
Write a note with 10 things you love about New York City and leave it for someone else to find.
Share a street hot dog or pretzel, Lady & the Tramp-style
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
Jog across the Brooklyn bridge as a team. Upload a timelapse video to illustrate you've done it.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
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)
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include NYC 2017.
Find and photograph a New Mexico State Quarter.
Have a teammate record you in a challenge at the truth zone & upload the video. You can win sweet truth merch!
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)
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.
Have a member of the truth team snap your picture in front of the #FinishtIt mural in the truth zone
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
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.
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.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite adventure movie with a brief explanation why.