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Recreate your favorite music video from either Marky Mark or New Kids on the Block.
Recreate your favorite Boston sports moment and tag the hero of your story on social media.
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
***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 sing the state song of Massachusetts. Sing it loud sing it proud. (*hint - it's the one written by Arthur J. Marsh)
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.
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 funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
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)
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Take a picture with a real love sugar glider. ***Hint there are sugar gliders in a pet store near Patrons, the second Cotopaxi checkpoint. :)
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.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing Bicycle Race by Queen together whilst doing so.
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Massachusetts state motto means to you.
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients
Recreate a Debbie Downer SNL sketch from Boston Native Rachel Dratch.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
Donate healthy nonperishable food to the homeless shelter or food bank of your choice. Minimum two items per teammate.
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
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.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Find a way to record your fastest fastball pitch, either softball or baseball. Put the MPH in the description and what you threw.
Get 15 high fives in 15 seconds from 15 different people not participating in the questival.
Visit the Great Boston Molasses Flood Plaque, tell us how many people were killed in your caption.
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
Boulder one problem outdoors.
Do your best parkour moves at a local park. Loudly state the word "Parkour" while performing these daring moves.
Play a pop song on a kazoo/harmonica. Tag the song in your caption.
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.
Tandem cartwheel with a teammate for at least one full rotation. (need a lesson? tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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)
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
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.
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Recreate a scene from your favorite movie that takes place in Boston
Take a photo in front of the oldest bar in Boston. Tell us what year it was built in your caption.
Hold a formal hula hoop Contest with stranger not participating in the Questival.
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
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.
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 photo of the Golden Grasshopper Weathervane. In your caption tell us how to pronounce the name of the building underneath it.
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of Boston
Take a video of a team member singing the intro of "Cheers" in front of a bar.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
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.
Partake of the official State Dessert of Massachusetts with no hands.
Go to a restaurant and order a bowl of Boston's finest Clam Chowder. Tell us where you went in the caption.
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)
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.
Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
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)
Convince a non-Questival participant to paint their face with the logo of your favorite sports franchise
Go to a restaurant serving food from a country you've never been to, and eat a dish you've never heard of. Be honest, really try something new and make it count.
Take team photos in front of your 4 favorite sites along the Freedom Trail and post a collage.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
Join forces with another team and choreograph a 15 second fight scene (fake fight scene, think action movie). Two totems required.
Go tandem longboarding while singing "Don't Go Breaking My Heart".
Visit Edgar Allan Poe Square and recite your favorite line from his catalogue.
Take a picture at the Boston Common Memorial Day tribute. Be respectful. So many beautiful flags. :)
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.
Personally thank a current/former professor/teacher/coach for the impact they have had on your life. Phone, facetime or skype.
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)
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.
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Hike the trails of the Blue Hills Reservation and take a team photo at Eliot Tower.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Collect 50 pieces of trash along a hiking trail and recycle what you can. #dogood
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Find and photograph a Maine license plate. The real thing not a photo or any other facsimile.
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
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)
Swing into a pond, river or lake from a rope swing.
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
Get llama nail art.
Craft a canoe out of cardboard and float a teammate in it. Must float for 5 seconds minimum and teammate must stay dry.
Skip a rock at least 7 times on water.
Filter water from a natural source and drink it. Water must be properly filtered and no a kitchen filter does not filter properly.
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.
Plan a 3 day backpacking meal, film a video explaining what you would bring and share some backpacking food tricks and tips
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Cross the border with another state. Take a video at the border doing your best Michael Jackson dance moves. #beatit
Leave a book at a little free library/tiny library (not a public or city library). Take a video explaining your addition. #readingisFUNdamental
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you origamized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Show us your team's interpretation of Boston Native Conan O'brien's String Dance. #teamcoco
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
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)
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
Whittle yourself a spoon and eat some soup with it.
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
Eat a beetle #doubledareyou.
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.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
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 in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nightime hours.
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nightime hours.
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire. 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 sing a pop song around your campfire. Complete this challenge during nightime hours.
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
While camping share a meal with another team over a campfire. Two totems required in the submission. Complete this challenge during nightime hours.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Share a campsite with another team. Two totems required in the submission. Complete this challenge during nightime hours.
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
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 nightime hours.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Write a note with 10 things you love about Boston and leave it for someone else to find.
Find and photograph these 6 state quarters together with your totem, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Vermont, New York and New Hampshire.
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 stage)
Give a team-member a mohawk. Do it right, buzz everything but the spine. fohawks could be grounds for disqualification.
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 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.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
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.
Visit the Noosa Tent and get a free sample of their delicious fare, take a picture of your team enjoying it.
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.
Play a round of Giant "Beer" Pong, Giant Connect Four, or Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
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.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite adventure movie with a brief explanation why.
Come up with and film a 15 second team handshake or cheer.
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.