Refurbished Sex Dolls
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of New York
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
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.
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.
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.
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.
Get 15 high fives in 15 seconds from 15 different people not participating in the questival.
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons.
Pie a teammate with a pumpkin pie. Slowmo video.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
As a team, dress in any costume and do the Thriller dance in a public venue of your choice. #dothebestyoucan
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)
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Hold a formal freestyle rap off with a stranger not participating in the Questival.
Make a 15 second music video for the song Ghostbusters by Ray Parker Jr
Convince a non-Questival participant to paint their face with a drawing of your favorite classic movie monster. Frankensteins Monster, Ghost, Witch, Dracula or Mummy.
Take a picture of a ghost.
Film yourself trick or treating at a friends house that is not participating in the questival.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
****PRIZE CHALLENGE**** Dress up like a vampire and walk through a public sunny place with an umbrella shading you from the sun.
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
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.
As a team make a video showing us a pumpkin carving techinique on a real pumpkin.
Ride a broomstick through a public place. (Be a respectful witch or warlock.)
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include NYC 2017.
Recreate your favorite nightmare. Be theatrical. 15 second video. Totem needs to be visible.
Give one of your team members a performance review in a real boardroom.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal memory from your childhood. Dig deep.
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)
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Have a corn husking race. Challenge 2 strangers to husk cobs faster than you. 15 second video. Include totem. Clean up the mess.
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")
Get help from strangers and spell "OKTOBERQUEST" using one human body to make each one of the letters. (Other questival participants do not count as strangers for this one.)
Find the best $1 pizza slice and take a video of someone on your team explaining why they think it's the best
***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 load off and do some urban hammocking in a creative place. Be respectful of your anchor points when choosing a location (i.e. don't cross walkways/pathways)
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.
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.
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)
Run your favorite football play with your team against another team. Two totems required. Complete away from check-in/checkpoints.
Collect a variety of different colored fall leaves, at least 6 different shades of colors. Give them to someone's mom.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Video your best scare on a teammate.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
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.
Picture scollage riding 2 separate forms of public transit.
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.
Break the official fruit of the state of new york in half with your bare hands. Take a bite, it's tasty.
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.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Take a photo of your team looking down the “Portal Down to Old New York.”
Perform a musical number from a Broadway production somewhere on Broadway as a team.
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
Share a street hot dog or pretzel, Lady & the Tramp-style
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
Write a note with 10 things you love about New York City and leave it for someone else to find.
Make a list of your most proud moments and your most shameful moments of 2017. Make some goals for the last quarter.
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."
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
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.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Hold a staring contest with stranger not participating in the questival while casually eating a piece of fruit..... don't break eye contact.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
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)
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
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.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite Halloween song. Tag James Corden @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite scary movie with brief explanation why.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Recreate your favorite scene from a Halloween themed movie.
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.
Order some food and record a review as if you are Anthony Bourdain.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Make a smoothie using at least 1 part pumpkin and 4 different fruits or vegetables.
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)
Purchase some Bratwurst from a reputable source and grill them up and eat them. #oktoberfest
Carve a llama into a pumpkin
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly as if you were the villain from a scary movie. Think Michael Myers or Jason.
Purchase the largest pumpkin you can find and do 'kettlebell' squats with it in your strong arms.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Eat an entire can (15 oz minimum) of canned pumpkin baking filling as fast as you can. Post your time in the video description.
Take a 15 second video and tell what the New York state motto means to you.
Film a video telling us what the official New York State motto is and how your team lives by it
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
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 list of 50 things you are most grateful for.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Have a teammate record you in a challenge at the truth zone & upload the video. You can win sweet truth merch!
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the pavilion)
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.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
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
Compete against another team and play some yard games in the festival area
Participate in the warm-up/ team dance competition taking place at the pavilion at roughly 6:45
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. Upload a screenshot of your donation.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Have a member of the truth team snap your picture in front of the #FinishtIt mural in the truth zone
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.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite adventure movie with a brief explanation why.
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.