North America Sports Union
Hit a bullseye with a bow and arrow at an archery range. #becarefultonothurtanyone
Challenge another questival team to a best of 5 penalty kick competition using a regulation goal two totems in the submission. #goallllllllll
Do a flip into a pond, river or lake.
Perform your best pencil dive off a high dive into a pool (12' or higher).
Fit your whole team on a paddleboard and paddle at least 10 feet out into a natural body of water.
Cool off in a natural waterfall (in = completely under getting wet).
Perform your best belly flop at a public pool. Get everyone's attention first. Really go for it!
Tandem cartwheel with a teammate for at least one full rotation. (need a lesson? tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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)
Catch a fish outdoors in a natural body of water with a rod and reel.
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire. Complete this challenge during nightime hours.
Catch a fish outdoors in a natural body of water with a fly rod.
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)
Visit your favorite Karaoke bar/restaurant spot and sing a song by any Colorado local artist.
Perform at an open mic night at a comedy club (not a karaoke bar, come on guys). Give it your best shot. #youcandoit
Create a 15 second Rube Goldberg machine.
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
Craft a canoe out of cardboard and float a teammate in it. Must float for 5 seconds minimum and teammate must stay dry.
Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Give a team-member a mohawk. Do it right, buzz everything but the spine. fohawks could be grounds for disqualification.
Get help from strangers and spell "QUESTIVAL" using one human body as each of the letters. (Other questival participants do not count as strangers for this one.)
Find and take a team photograph with this mural during daylight hours. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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.
Very politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
Take a picture with a real love sugar glider. ***Hint there are sugar gliders in a pet store near Patrons, the second Cotopaxi checkpoint. :)
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Recreate your favorite Boston sports moment and tag the hero of your story on social media.
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
Take a picture with a Boston Terrior, the official canine of this great state.
Trade a piece of clothing with a stranger that is not participating in the Questival. FOR KEEPS!
Partake of the official State Dessert of Massachusetts with no hands.
Take a photo or video with a real live specimen of the official State Bird of Massachusetts.
Visit the Great Boston Molasses Flood Plaque, tell us how many people were killed 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.
Do your best parkour moves at a local park. Loudly state the word "Parkour" while performing these daring moves.
Take a photo of the Boston Stone. In your caption, tell us what year is carved into it
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of Boston
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)
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)
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
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.
Take a photo of the Golden Grasshopper Weathervane. In your caption tell us how to pronounce the name of the building underneath it.
Drink water from a freshwater spring (a spring is a point where groundwater flows out of the ground, and is thus where the aquifer surface meets the surface of the earth).
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Take team photos in front of your 4 favorite sites along the Freedom Trail and post a collage.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Share a campsite with another team. Two totems required in the submission. Complete this challenge during nightime hours.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
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!
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
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)
Find the "one man band" at the Boston Common and dance as a team to the sweet music.
Take a picture at the Boston Common Memorial Day tribute. Be respectful. So many beautiful flags. :)
Take a team picture with the biggest Memorial Day flag you can find. ***Hint - there is a giant vertical hanging flag somewhere in Boston.
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.
Find and photograph a Maine license plate. The real thing not a photo or any other facsimile.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
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.
Join forces with another team and choreograph a 15 second fight scene (fake fight scene, think action movie). Two totems required.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Collect 50 pieces of trash along a hiking trail and recycle what you can. #dogood
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.
Hike to the summit of Holt Hill at Ward Reservation and take a creative team photo with the Solstice Stones.
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.
Share a large melon as a team, carefully create a helmet from the melon. Take your picture with a non-Questival-participant while wearing your creation. Tap this challenge then tap GO for inspiration >
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Massachusetts state motto means to you.
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.
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
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.
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
Face swap with a stranger not participating in the Questival post a video of the results.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Get 100 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Perform a blind taste test with a cornstarch packing peanut and a puffy cheeto.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
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)
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Get 50 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
While camping share a meal with another team over a campfire. Two totems required in the submission. Complete this challenge during nightime hours.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Get the best deal you can get on food with a coupon.
Hold a formal hula hoop Contest with stranger not participating in the 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.
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.
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)
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over 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.
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you origamized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
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.
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Massachusetts.
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)
Go to a busy part of Downtown Boston put on your headphones and karaoke your heart out to your favorite song, the whole song, BE LOUD. (aka "Headphone Karaoke")
Take a video of a team member singing the intro of "Cheers" in front of a bar.
Take a photo in front of the oldest bar in Boston. Tell us what year it was built in your caption.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Fit entire team in a phone booth, a real enclosed booth like the kind superman would use or tardis.
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Convince a non-Questival participant to paint their face with the logo of your favorite sports franchise
Write a note with 10 things you love about Boston and leave it for someone else to find.
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Get llama nail art.
Recreate a scene from your favorite movie that takes place in Boston
Find and photograph these 6 state quarters together with your totem, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Vermont, New York and New Hampshire.
Leave a book at a little free library/tiny library (not a public or city library). Take a video explaining your addition. #readingisFUNdamental
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
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.
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.
Visit the Noosa Tent and get a free sample of their delicious fare, take a picture of your team enjoying it.
Take part in the "Follow-the-Llama" Dance competition, get a photo/video of someone from your team participating. #goforthegold!
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
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.
Take a selfie or a team picture with Miguel the Llama. (We will announced from the stage when Miguel arrives)
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite adventure movie with a brief explanation why.