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Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
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.
Make a 15 second music video for the song Ghostbusters by Ray Parker Jr
Post an awkward team photo during the Questival in your best fall themed attire. Get 50 likes and document (prove with screenshot).
As a team, dress in any costume and do the Thriller dance in a public venue of your choice. #dothebestyoucan
Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Eat an entire can (15 oz minimum) of canned pumpkin baking filling as fast as you can. Post your time in the video description.
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.
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of New York
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons.
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
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.
Hug the official tree of the state of New York.
Challenge a non-Questival participant to a jump rope competition in a public space that is not check-in or a checkpoint. Provide the jump ropes and offer a prize if they win. #goodsportsmanship
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)
Take a photo dressed like a witch playing quidditch with another team's witch. Two totems required.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
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
Find a way to photograph the WWI fighter plane on top of 77 Water Street. Make sure you have permission to be at your vantage point. Don't forget your totem.
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.
Very politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
Take a photo of your team looking down the “Portal Down to Old 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
Order a slice of pizza from your favorite spot, and try to eat it in one bite
Find and photograph a shrine to the first American-born Catholic saint. Tell us something interesting about the building in your caption.
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
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator
Show us your best fade away as you throw some trash into a garbage can with Madison Square Garden in the background
Hug the empire state building, do a little research and tell us an interest fact about the iconic building in your caption.
Create (and eat) the weirdest bagel and cream cheese combination. We recommend using a rainbow bagel.
Visit Grand Central Terminal and identify and point out Taurus on the ceiling
Have a teammate do 10 handstand pushups against the Chrysler building.
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.
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
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 >
Perform a musical number from a Broadway production somewhere on Broadway as a team.
Ride a broomstick through a public place. (Be a respectful witch or warlock.)
****PRIZE CHALLENGE**** Dress up like a vampire and walk through a public sunny place with an umbrella shading you from the sun.
Get some soup from The Original Soupman, tell us what you ordered in your caption.
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.
Take a team photo in front of the Pulitzer fountain
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
Jog across the Brooklyn bridge as a team. Upload a timelapse video to illustrate you've done it.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Boulder one problem outdoors.
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."
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include NYC 2017.
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-1pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Brooklyn Bridge Park, near Jane's Carousel, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 1 stamp. Plan extra time, checkpoint closes at 1:00pm exactly.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Sip a cup of coffee in NYC's signature "We Are Happy to Serve You" blue cup
Order some food and record a review as if you are Anthony Bourdain.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
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)
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Recreate your favorite scene from a Halloween themed movie.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Play a pop song on a kazoo/harmonica. Tag the song in your caption.
**** PRIZE CHALENGE**** Recreate a memorable Hallowen moment from your childhood, the more authentic the better.
Make a list of 50 things you are most grateful for.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Run your favorite football play with your team against another team. Two totems required. Complete away from check-in/checkpoints.
Dress up as an investigative team and make a chalk outline of one of your teammates.
Smash a pie in one of your teammates face, pumpkin or otherwise. Slow motion video.
Pie a teammate with a pumpkin pie. Slowmo video.
Carve a llama into a pumpkin
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you origamized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
Craft a canoe out of cardboard and float a teammate in it. Must float for 5 seconds minimum and teammate must stay dry.
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)
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Purchase some Bratwurst from a reputable source and grill them up and eat them. #oktoberfest
As a team make a video showing us a pumpkin carving techinique on a real pumpkin.
Make your own cranberry sauce by cranberry stomping, and then eat it. #passthecranberrysauce
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.
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.
Break the official fruit of the state of new york in half with your bare hands. Take a bite, it's tasty.
Make a list of your most proud moments and your most shameful moments of 2017. Make some goals for the last quarter.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
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.
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.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
While camping in the wilderness make your own Ouija board and see what comes up. 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)
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.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Purchase the largest pumpkin you can find and do 'kettlebell' squats with it in your strong arms.
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
It's getting colder outside, put on as many sweaters as you can (5+) and body slam a teamate
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Chop some wood in your best lumberjack outfit. Photo. Totem Required.
Dress up in all orange and camouflage in with some pumpkins.
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Share a campsite with another team. Two totems required in the submission. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
While camping at in the wilderness make a commercial for a cologne/perfume based on the scent of campfire. Channel your inner Chanel™. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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 dowse a campfire.
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Film a video telling us what the official New York State motto is and how your team lives by it
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Recreate an iconic moment from Yankee history with Yankee Stadium in the background
Video of a team member slam dunking a basketball on a regulation 10' high hoop (if you're short get creative).
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.
Pick up 100 pieces of trash at a local park, recycle what you can and put the rest in the trash. Take a video clearly showing what you gathered.
Make a field goal from the 15 yard line... wait for it... with your left foot then celebrate with a dance.
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
Write a note with 10 things you love about New York City and leave it for someone else to find.
Fit entire team in a phone booth, a real enclosed booth like the kind superman would use or tardis.
Share a street hot dog or pretzel, Lady & the Tramp-style
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
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.
Go to a bowling alley and challenge a group of strangers to a 'bowl off' and go head to head with them. Losers buy drinks for the winner.
Find and photograph a New Mexico State Quarter.
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!
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the pavilion)
Find and photograph "OY/YO" by Deborah Kass
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite Halloween song. Tag James Corden @JKCorden & @latelateshow
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!
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)
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.
Participate in the warm-up/ team dance competition taking place at the pavilion at roughly 6:45
Have a member of the truth team snap your picture in front of the #FinishtIt mural in the truth zone
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.
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.
Come up with and film a 15 second team handshake or cheer.
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.
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.