What the Duck
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)
It's getting colder outside, put on as many sweaters as you can (5+) and body slam a teamate
Tandem cartwheel with a teammate for at least one full rotation. (need a lesson? tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Walk two lengths of a slackline without falling off. Timelapse video. 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
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.
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.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Research your favorite conspiracy theory, make a tri fold presentation and film a 15 second video explaining why we should all be terrified. #thetruthisoutthere
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Do a wheelie on a bike for 4 seconds or longer.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Do a 'track' stand for 8 full seconds on a bike. No balance assistance allowed can not roll more than 12"
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing Bicycle Race by Queen together whilst doing so.
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.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you origamized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Go bobbing for a fruit or vegetable of your choice, anything except apples!
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Carve a llama into a pumpkin
Purchase the largest pumpkin you can find and do 'kettlebell' squats with it in your strong arms.
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.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include NYC 2017.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Craft a canoe out of cardboard and float a teammate in it. Must float for 5 seconds minimum and teammate must stay dry.
Throw a pile of leaves in the air and capture it in a slow motion video #justfallthings
Ride a unicycle.
Go tandem longboarding while singing "Don't Go Breaking My Heart".
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
Take a picture of a ghost.
Create (and eat) the weirdest bagel and cream cheese combination. We recommend using a rainbow bagel.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Jog across the Williamsburg bridge as a team. Upload a timelapse video to illustrate you've done it.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Jog across the Brooklyn bridge as a team. Upload a timelapse video to illustrate you've done it.
Take a 15 second video and tell what the New York state motto means to you.
Find the best $1 pizza slice and take a video of someone on your team explaining why they think it's the best
Have a teammate do 10 handstand pushups against the Chrysler building.
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of New York
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Find and photograph a Toynbee Tile on the ground somewhere. Tell us what you think it means in your caption.
Perform a musical number from a Broadway production somewhere on Broadway as a team.
Hug the empire state building, do a little research and tell us an interest fact about the iconic building in your caption.
Find and film "Masstransiscope" by Bill Brand.
Recreate your favorite SNL skit at Rockefeller Plaza
Take a team photo in front of the Pulitzer fountain
Sip a cup of coffee in NYC's signature "We Are Happy to Serve You" blue cup
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
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.
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.
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."
Bike a 6 mile loop in Central Park, track with fitness app or gps and upload screenshot
Hug the official tree of the state of New York.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
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
Take a load off and do some urban hammocking in a creative place. Be respectful of your anchor points when choosing a location (i.e. don't cross walkways/pathways)
Find and photograph a New Mexico State Quarter.
Order some dumplings in Flushing or Chinatown in Manhattan and feed them to a teammate using chopsticks with your non-dominate hand
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Post a photo from Questival to your blog and put the url in the caption. (Screenshot).
Write a note with 10 things you love about New York City and leave it for someone else to find.
Order a slice of pizza from your favorite spot, and try to eat it in one bite
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the pavilion)
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!
Compete against another team and play some yard games in the festival area
Purchase a Cotopaxi product from our Merch tent (at this Questival!), and take a photo using it in the wild.
Have a member of the truth team snap your picture in front of the #FinishtIt mural in the truth zone
Donate to the IRC by clicking on this link. Upload a screenshot of your donation.
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.
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)
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite adventure movie with a brief explanation why.
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.
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.