Find and photograph a New Mexico State Quarter.
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.
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons.
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.
Order some food and record a review as if you are Anthony Bourdain.
Film a video telling us what the official New York State motto is and how your team lives by it
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
As a team, dress in any costume and do the Thriller dance in a public venue of your choice. #dothebestyoucan
Video your best scare on a teammate.
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 a peaceful outdoors space, sit down and take 5 minutes to relax in silence and enjoy the moment. (Timelapse, don't forget your totem)
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
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.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include NYC 2017.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Purchase the largest pumpkin you can find and do 'kettlebell' squats with it in your strong arms.
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Recreate your favorite nightmare. Be theatrical. 15 second video. Totem needs to be visible.
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.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal memory from your childhood. Dig deep.
Ride a broomstick through a public place. (Be a respectful witch or warlock.)
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
Very politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
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.
Rake up a big pile of leaves and jump in it in a slow motion video.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Throw a pile of leaves in the air and capture it in a slow motion video #justfallthings
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Give one of your team members a performance review in a real boardroom.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Sip a cup of coffee in NYC's signature "We Are Happy to Serve You" blue cup
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Make a list of 50 things you are most grateful for.
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
Write a note with 10 things you love about New York City and leave it for someone else to find.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
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.
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.
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of New York
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
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.
It's getting colder outside, put on as many sweaters as you can (5+) and body slam a teamate
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Get in full ski or snowboard gear and lay out as if you were tanning.
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
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the pavilion)
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
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite adventure movie with a brief explanation why.
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.
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.
Come up with and film a 15 second team handshake or cheer.