Go to a public place and eat an onion 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)
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.
Order some dumplings in Flushing or Chinatown in Manhattan and feed them to a teammate using chopsticks with your non-dominate hand
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Create (and eat) the weirdest bagel and cream cheese combination. We recommend using a rainbow bagel.
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.
Ride a broomstick through a public place. (Be a respectful witch or warlock.)
Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons.
Visit the oldest fence in New York, which encompasses New York's first public park
Post an awkward team photo during the Questival in your best fall themed attire. Get 100 likes and document (prove with screenshot).
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 funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
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.
Personally thank a current/former professor/teacher/coach for the impact they have had on your life. Phone, facetime or skype.
Get 15 high fives in 15 seconds from 15 different people not participating in the questival.
Find and photograph a New Mexico State Quarter.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Recreate your favorite scene from a Halloween themed movie.
Donate healthy nonperishable food to the homeless shelter or food bank of your choice. Minimum two items per teammate.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Find and photograph "EARTH POTENTIAL" by Katja Novitskova
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you origamized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Reverse cash cab: get in a taxi and, (if they're down to participate) ask the driver a trivia question. If they get it right, give them a cash prize.
Put on your favorite costume from your childhood and take pictues with 5 strangers with their permission. Post a collage.
Collect a variety of different colored fall leaves, at least 6 different shades of colors. Give them to someone's mom.
Visit the smallest piece of private property in NYC. Take a photo of your team standing around it holding hands.
**** PRIZE CHALENGE**** Recreate a memorable Hallowen moment from your childhood, the more authentic the better.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Order some food and record a review as if you are Anthony Bourdain.
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.
Find and photograph one of the Life Underground pieces by Tom Otterness
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of New York
Find the best $1 pizza slice and take a video of someone on your team explaining why they think it's the best
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator
Give one of your team members a performance review in a real boardroom.
Go to a public place where music is playing and challenge a stranger not participating in questival to a dance battle. Make it legit. Create non-monetary stakes. Loser pays up. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Perform a musical number from a Broadway production somewhere on Broadway as a team.
Hold a staring contest with stranger not participating in the questival while casually eating a piece of fruit..... don't break eye contact.
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.
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.
Have a corn husking race. Challenge 2 strangers to husk cobs faster than you. 15 second video. Include totem. Clean up the mess.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Look up a few lines from a famous Opera and sign them in front of Carnegie Hall. The lines you sing must be in Italiano.
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
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)
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Convince a non-Questival participant to paint their face with a drawing of your favorite classic movie monster. Frankensteins Monster, Ghost, Witch, Dracula or Mummy.
Picture scollage riding 2 separate forms of public transit.
Make a 15 second music video for the song Ghostbusters by Ray Parker Jr
Do a 'track' stand for 8 full seconds on a bike. No balance assistance allowed can not roll more than 12"
****PRIZE CHALLENGE**** Dress up like a vampire and walk through a public sunny place with an umbrella shading you from the sun.
Recreate a scene from the movie Cliffhanger at Umpire Rock in Central Park
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
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)
Post an awkward team photo during the Questival in your best fall themed attire. Get 50 likes and document (prove with screenshot).
Research your favorite conspiracy theory, make a tri fold presentation and film a 15 second video explaining why we should all be terrified. #thetruthisoutthere
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
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds on (SELECT BUSY PEDESTRIAN AREA)
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
Take a team photo in front of the Pulitzer fountain
Share a large gourd as a team, carefully create a helmet from the gord. Take your picture with a non-Questival-participant while wearing your creation. Tap this challenge then tap GO for inspiration >
Very politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
Play a pop song on a kazoo/harmonica. Tag the song in your caption.
Hold a formal freestyle rap off with a stranger not participating in the Questival.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Find out where the iconic image of Marilyn Monroe standing over a subway grate was photographed, go there and recreate it. Tell us the intersection 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."
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Make a caramel apple, (or onion if you're feeling sassy) and share it with a friend not participating in Questival. Film their reaction. No storebought caramel apples.
As a team, dress in any costume and do the Thriller dance in a public venue of your choice. #dothebestyoucan
***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
Order a slice of pizza from your favorite spot, and try to eat it in one bite
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Dress up as an investigative team and make a chalk outline of one of your teammates.
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing Bicycle Race by Queen together whilst doing so.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal memory from your childhood. Dig deep.
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
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.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
As a team make a video showing us a pumpkin carving techinique on a real pumpkin.
Carve a llama into a pumpkin
Video your best scare on a teammate.
Hug the official tree of the state of New York.
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.
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Throw a pile of leaves in the air and capture it in a slow motion video #justfallthings
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.
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)
Rake up a big pile of leaves and jump in it in a slow motion video.
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)
Craft a canoe out of cardboard and float a teammate in it. Must float for 5 seconds minimum and teammate must stay dry.
Pie a teammate with a pumpkin pie. Slowmo video.
Smash a pie in one of your teammates face, pumpkin or otherwise. Slow motion video.
Film a video out in the wilderness illustrating how to find a clean and safe natural water source for drinking.
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
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.
Boulder one problem outdoors.
Recreate your favorite nightmare. Be theatrical. 15 second video. Totem needs to be visible.
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
Write a note with 10 things you love about New York City and leave it for someone else to find.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite scary movie with brief explanation why.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite Halloween song. Tag James Corden @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Cross the border with another state. Take a video at the border doing your best Michael Jackson dance moves. #beatit
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
Take a 15 second video and tell what the New York state motto means to you.
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.
Take a picture of a ghost.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
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.
While camping in the wilderness make your own Ouija board and see what comes up. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
Review a campground that you camped in during Questival on The Dyrt (Tap this challenge then tap GO >), join The Dyrt, search for and review a campground, then screenshot your campground review.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
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 nighttime hours.
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 nighttime 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)
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Make a list of your most proud moments and your most shameful moments of 2017. Make some goals for the last quarter.
Make a list of 50 things you are most grateful for.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
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.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Eat an entire can (15 oz minimum) of canned pumpkin baking filling as fast as you can. Post your time in the video description.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Make a smoothie using at least 1 part pumpkin and 4 different fruits or vegetables.
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.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Film a video telling us what the official New York State motto is and how your team lives by it
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)
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.
Have a teammate record you in a challenge at the truth zone & upload the video. You can win sweet truth merch!
Have a member of the truth team snap your picture in front of the #FinishtIt mural in the truth zone
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the pavilion)
Purchase a Cotopaxi product from our Merch tent (at this Questival!), and take a photo using it in the wild.
Compete against another team and play some yard games in the festival area