Pronking for Joy
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
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.
Very politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
Go to a restaurant and order a bowl of Boston's finest Clam Chowder. Tell us where you went in the caption.
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
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.
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
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.
Partake of the official State Dessert of Massachusetts with no hands.
Take a photo of the Golden Grasshopper Weathervane. In your caption tell us how to pronounce the name of the building underneath it.
Visit “Shaw Memorial” by Augustus Saint-Gaudens, 1897
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Take team photos in front of your 4 favorite sites along the Freedom Trail and post a collage.
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Massachusetts state motto means to you.
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Massachusetts.
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of Boston
Visit Edgar Allan Poe Square and recite your favorite line from his catalogue.
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.)
Do your best parkour moves at a local park. Loudly state the word "Parkour" while performing these daring moves.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Take a picture at the Boston Common Memorial Day tribute. Be respectful. So many beautiful flags. :)
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)
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Take a photo in front of the oldest bar in Boston. Tell us what year it was built in your caption.
Take a photo of the Boston Stone. In your caption, tell us what year is carved into it
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Write a note with 10 things you love about Boston and leave it for someone else to find.
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.
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)
Find and photograph a Maine license plate. The real thing not a photo or any other facsimile.
Take a team photo in front of the graffiti on Skull Cliff
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.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
Join forces with another team and choreograph a 15 second fight scene (fake fight scene, think action movie). Two totems required.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Take a photo of the Salem Village Witchcraft Victims Memorial. In your caption tell us approximately how many people died from 1692 -1693 in the Salem Witch Trials.
Eat two crickets #doubledareyou.
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.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
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.
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)
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Find and photograph these 6 state quarters together with your totem, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Vermont, New York and New Hampshire.
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire. Complete this challenge during nightime hours.
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire. Complete this challenge during nightime hours.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nightime hours.
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
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 nightime hours.
Skip a rock at least 7 times on water.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nightime 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 nightime hours.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Challenge a non-Questival participant to a jump rope competition in a public space. Provide the jump ropes and offer a prize if they win. #goodsportsmanship
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
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.
Take a selfie or a team picture with Miguel the Llama. (We will announced from the stage when Miguel arrives)
Play a round of Giant "Beer" Pong, Giant Connect Four, or Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
Take part in the "Follow-the-Llama" Dance competition, get a photo/video of someone from your team participating. #goforthegold!
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.
Visit the Noosa Tent and get a free sample of their delicious fare, take a picture of your team enjoying it.
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.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.