Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Make a 15 second music video for the song Ghostbusters by Ray Parker Jr
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 telling us what the official New York State motto is and how your team lives by it
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
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.
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
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)
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Film a video showing how to check the oil, coolant, power steering fluid, brake fluid, and windshield wiper fluid levels in your car. Make sure everything is ship shape.
Do the Egg Nog Mile. Run a mile while drinking a 16 oz. cup of egg nog at every 1/4 mile (every lap if you're on a track). Timelapse video required. #returntosender
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
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.
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you origamized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Pie a teammate with a pumpkin pie. Slowmo video.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal memory from your childhood. Dig deep.
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.
Collect a variety of different colored fall leaves, at least 6 different shades of colors. Give them to someone's mom.
Dress up as an investigative team and make a chalk outline of one of your teammates.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
Fit your whole team on a paddleboard and paddle at least 10 feet out into a natural body of water.
Perform your best belly flop at a public pool. Get everyone's attention first. Really go for it!
Do a flip into a pond, river or lake.
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)
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Cross the border with another state. Take a video at the border doing your best Michael Jackson dance moves. #beatit
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.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite Halloween song. Tag James Corden @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator
Get 15 high fives in 15 seconds from 15 different people not participating in the questival.
Take a photo next to the Death Avenue Plaque. Tell us why 10th Avenue used to be called Death Avenue in your caption.
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.
Upload a timelapse video of your team walking along The Highline
Find and photograph "The Floaters" by Henry Taylor.
Take a photo next to The Fearless Girl by Kristen Visbal emulating her pose.
Visit the oldest fence in New York, which encompasses New York's first public park
Find and photograph a shrine to the first American-born Catholic saint. Tell us something interesting about the building in your caption.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Take a photo of your team looking down the “Portal Down to Old New York.”
Take a team photo in front of "Group of Four Trees", by Jean Dubuffet
Jog across the Williamsburg bridge as a team. Upload a timelapse video to illustrate you've done it.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Create (and eat) the weirdest bagel and cream cheese combination. We recommend using a rainbow bagel.
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds on (SELECT BUSY PEDESTRIAN AREA)
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Visit Grand Central Terminal and identify and point out Taurus on the ceiling
Have a teammate do 10 handstand pushups against the Chrysler building.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing Bicycle Race by Queen together whilst doing so.
Bike a 6 mile loop in Central Park, track with fitness app or gps and upload screenshot
Throw a pile of leaves in the air and capture it in a slow motion video #justfallthings
Rake up a big pile of leaves and jump in it in a slow motion video.
Find and photograph a statue featuring characters from Alice in Wonderland by artist Jose de Creeft
Boulder one problem outdoors.
Sip a cup of coffee in NYC's signature "We Are Happy to Serve You" blue cup
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.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Get some soup from The Original Soupman, tell us what you ordered in your caption.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Write a note with 10 things you love about New York City and leave it for someone else to find.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
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."
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
Go to Times Square put on your headphones and karaoke your heart out to your favorite song, the whole song, BE LOUD. (aka "Headphone Karaoke")
Perform a musical number from a Broadway production somewhere on Broadway as a team.
Find and photograph a Toynbee Tile on the ground somewhere. Tell us what you think it means in your caption.
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.
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)
Take a 15 second video and tell what the New York state motto means to you.
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
Break the official fruit of the state of new york in half with your bare hands. Take a bite, it's tasty.
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.
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of New York
Video your best scare on a teammate.
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.
Ride a broomstick through a public place. (Be a respectful witch or warlock.)
Do the Jack Skelington Mile. Run an entire mile with a jack-o-lantern on your head. Do it in a safe place and make sure you can breathe. Timelapse video required.
Very politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
Bake a cake, and put candles on it. Find a stranger not participating in Questival and sing "Happy (insert the day, i.e. Saturday) To You" to them. Make sure they blow out the candles.
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.
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
Go bobbing for a fruit or vegetable of your choice, anything except apples!
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include NYC 2017.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Recreate your favorite nightmare. Be theatrical. 15 second video. Totem needs to be visible.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Research your favorite conspiracy theory, make a tri fold presentation and film a 15 second video explaining why we should all be terrified. #thetruthisoutthere
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
Make your own cranberry sauce by cranberry stomping, and then eat it. #passthecranberrysauce
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Carve a llama into a pumpkin
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
As a team make a video showing us a pumpkin carving techinique on a real pumpkin.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Take a picture of a ghost.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
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.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Recreate your favorite scene from a Halloween themed movie.
Eat an entire can (15 oz minimum) of canned pumpkin baking filling as fast as you can. Post your time in the video description.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
It's getting colder outside, put on as many sweaters as you can (5+) and body slam a teamate
Smash a pie in one of your teammates face, pumpkin or otherwise. Slow motion video.
Purchase the largest pumpkin you can find and do 'kettlebell' squats with it in your strong arms.
Make a smoothie using at least 1 part pumpkin and 4 different fruits or vegetables.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Show us your best fade away as you throw some trash into a garbage can with Madison Square Garden in the background
Visit the smallest piece of private property in NYC. Take a photo of your team standing around it holding hands.
Find and photograph one of the Life Underground pieces by Tom Otterness
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
Order a slice of pizza from your favorite spot, and try to eat it in one bite
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Show us your best layup in the KAWS designed basketball courts in Sara D. Roosevelt Park
Order some dumplings in Flushing or Chinatown in Manhattan and feed them to a teammate using chopsticks with your non-dominate hand
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite scary movie with brief explanation why.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Find and photograph "EARTH POTENTIAL" by Katja Novitskova
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.
Video of a team member slam dunking a basketball on a regulation 10' high hoop (if you're short get creative).
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented.
Purchase a Cotopaxi product from our Merch tent (at this Questival!), and take a photo using it in the wild.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the pavilion)
Participate in the warm-up/ team dance competition taking place at the pavilion at roughly 6:45
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)
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
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.
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.
Come up with and film a 15 second team handshake or cheer.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite adventure movie with a brief explanation why.
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.