Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
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.
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.
It's getting colder outside, put on as many sweaters as you can (5+) and body slam a teamate
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.
Find the best $1 pizza slice and take a video of someone on your team explaining why they think it's the best
Order a slice of pizza from your favorite spot, and try to eat it in one bite
Eat an entire can (15 oz minimum) of canned pumpkin baking filling as fast as you can. Post your time in the video description.
Hold a staring contest with stranger not participating in the questival while casually eating a piece of fruit..... don't break eye contact.
Break the official fruit of the state of new york in half with your bare hands. Take a bite, it's tasty.
Purchase the largest pumpkin you can find and do 'kettlebell' squats with it in your strong arms.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
Share a street hot dog or pretzel, Lady & the Tramp-style
Throw a pile of leaves in the air and capture it in a slow motion video #justfallthings
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.
Make large signs and cheer on a random park sporting event, make sure they know you're a fan and make them feel like an allstar.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you origamized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
Order some dumplings in Flushing or Chinatown in Manhattan and feed them to a teammate using chopsticks with your non-dominate hand
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
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.
Go bobbing for a fruit or vegetable of your choice, anything except apples!
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
****PRIZE CHALLENGE**** Dress up like a vampire and walk through a public sunny place with an umbrella shading you from the sun.
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented.
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
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include NYC 2017.
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!).
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the pavilion)
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
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.
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
Donate to the IRC by clicking on this link. Upload a screenshot of your donation.
Have a member of the truth team snap your picture in front of the #FinishtIt mural in the truth zone
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)
Participate in the warm-up/ team dance competition taking place at the pavilion at roughly 6:45
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Have a teammate record you in a challenge at the truth zone & upload the video. You can win sweet truth merch!
Compete against another team and play some yard games in the festival area
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.