The Vegan Femme Fatales
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.
Put on your favorite costume from your childhood and take pictues with 5 strangers with their permission. Post a collage.
Take a picture of a ghost.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
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.
Go to a local thrift store and find a unique item. Take said item to a crowded area, ask a quiz question and then deliver the item to a stranger for a correct response. Record their reaction.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Go to a thrift store and create the most basic fall outfit you can.
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
Find and photograph one of the Life Underground pieces by Tom Otterness
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 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 then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Order some food and record a review as if you are Anthony Bourdain.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Show us your best fade away as you throw some trash into a garbage can with Madison Square Garden in the background
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
Recreate an iconic moment from Yankee history with Yankee Stadium in the background
It's getting colder outside, put on as many sweaters as you can (5+) and body slam a teamate
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)
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")
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of New York
Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
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.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite Halloween song. Tag James Corden @JKCorden & @latelateshow
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
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
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Recreate your favorite SNL skit at Rockefeller Plaza
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
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Trade a piece of clothing with a stranger that is not participating in the Questival. FOR KEEPS!
Visit Grand Central Terminal and identify and point out Taurus on the ceiling
Visit the Mid-Manhattan Library and take a photo with a book that's related to NYC (i.e. The Gangs of New York)
Visit the Statue of Liberty, tell us what is at her feet and why it's important
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."
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Hug the empire state building, do a little research and tell us an interest fact about the iconic building in your caption.
Perform a musical number from a Broadway production somewhere on Broadway as a team.
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.
Make a 15 second music video for the song Ghostbusters by Ray Parker Jr
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include NYC 2017.
Find a real life black cat; be nice and don't terrorize it.
Give one of your team members a performance review in a real boardroom.
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.
Find and film "Masstransiscope" by Bill Brand.
Go bobbing for a fruit or vegetable of your choice, anything except apples!
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Research your favorite conspiracy theory, make a tri fold presentation and film a 15 second video explaining why we should all be terrified. #thetruthisoutthere
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Recreate your favorite nightmare. Be theatrical. 15 second video. Totem needs to be visible.
**** PRIZE CHALENGE**** Recreate a memorable Hallowen moment from your childhood, the more authentic the better.
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.
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Ride a broomstick through a public place. (Be a respectful witch or warlock.)
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator
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)
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
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)
Hold a formal freestyle rap off with a stranger not participating in the Questival.
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.
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 hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
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
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.
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
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.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Purchase the largest pumpkin you can find and do 'kettlebell' squats with it in your strong arms.
***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
Take a photo of your team looking down the “Portal Down to Old New York.”
Find and photograph a shrine to the first American-born Catholic saint. Tell us something interesting about the building in your caption.
Jog across the Brooklyn bridge as a team. Upload a timelapse video to illustrate you've done it.
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
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Hold a staring contest with stranger not participating in the questival while casually eating a piece of fruit..... don't break eye contact.
Break the official fruit of the state of new york in half with your bare hands. Take a bite, it's tasty.
Take a team photo in front of "Group of Four Trees", by Jean Dubuffet
Share a street hot dog or pretzel, Lady & the Tramp-style
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the pavilion)
Compete against another team and play some yard games in the festival area
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.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Participate in the warm-up/ team dance competition taking place at the pavilion at roughly 6:45
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
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
Donate to the IRC by clicking on this link. Upload a screenshot of your donation.
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.
Come up with and film a 15 second team handshake or cheer.