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)
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.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
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.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons.
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.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
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.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds on (SELECT BUSY PEDESTRIAN AREA)
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
It's getting colder outside, put on as many sweaters as you can (5+) and body slam a teamate
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
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)
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Get in full ski or snowboard gear and lay out as if you were tanning.
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Recreate your favorite scene from a Halloween themed movie.
**** PRIZE CHALENGE**** Recreate a memorable Hallowen moment from your childhood, the more authentic the better.
Dress up as an investigative team and make a chalk outline of one of your teammates.
Recreate your favorite nightmare. Be theatrical. 15 second video. Totem needs to be visible.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite Halloween song. Tag James Corden @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Put on your favorite costume from your childhood and take pictues with 5 strangers with their permission. Post a collage.
Hold a staring contest with stranger not participating in the questival while casually eating a piece of fruit..... don't break eye contact.
Find and photograph "OY/YO" by Deborah Kass
Jog across the Williamsburg bridge as a team. Upload a timelapse video to illustrate you've done it.
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented.
Sip a cup of coffee in NYC's signature "We Are Happy to Serve You" blue cup
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)
Show us your best layup in the KAWS designed basketball courts in Sara D. Roosevelt Park
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Picture scollage riding 2 separate forms of public transit.
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
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."
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
Order some food and record a review as if you are Anthony Bourdain.
Order some dumplings in Flushing or Chinatown in Manhattan and feed them to a teammate using chopsticks with your non-dominate hand
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.
Jog across the Brooklyn bridge as a team. Upload a timelapse video to illustrate you've done it.
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
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.
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you origamized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Throw a pile of leaves in the air and capture it in a slow motion video #justfallthings
Write a note with 10 things you love about New York City and leave it for someone else to find.
Video your best scare on a teammate.
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
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Go bobbing for a fruit or vegetable of your choice, anything except apples!
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.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Make a 15 second music video for the song Ghostbusters by Ray Parker Jr
Take a picture of a ghost.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Research your favorite conspiracy theory, make a tri fold presentation and film a 15 second video explaining why we should all be terrified. #thetruthisoutthere
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
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include NYC 2017.
Create (and eat) the weirdest bagel and cream cheese combination. We recommend using a rainbow bagel.
Make a list of 50 things you are most grateful for.
Make a list of your most proud moments and your most shameful moments of 2017. Make some goals for the last quarter.
Make a smoothie using at least 1 part pumpkin and 4 different fruits or vegetables.
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
Pie a teammate with a pumpkin pie. Slowmo video.
Smash a pie in one of your teammates face, pumpkin or otherwise. Slow motion video.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
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.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
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.
Eat an entire can (15 oz minimum) of canned pumpkin baking filling as fast as you can. Post your time in the video description.
Carve a llama into a pumpkin
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
As a team make a video showing us a pumpkin carving techinique on a real pumpkin.
Purchase the largest pumpkin you can find and do 'kettlebell' squats with it in your strong arms.
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of New York
Find and photograph a New Mexico State Quarter.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Take a photo next to The Fearless Girl by Kristen Visbal emulating her pose.
Run your favorite football play with your team against another team. Two totems required. Complete away from check-in/checkpoints.
Visit the oldest fence in New York, which encompasses New York's first public park
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 of your team looking down the “Portal Down to Old New York.”
Take a team photo in front of "Group of Four Trees", by Jean Dubuffet
Find and photograph "EARTH POTENTIAL" by Katja Novitskova
***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 team photo in front of the Pulitzer fountain
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
Have a teammate do 10 handstand pushups against the Chrysler building.
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Visit Grand Central Terminal and identify and point out Taurus on the ceiling
Order a slice of pizza from your favorite spot, and try to eat it in one bite
Find the best $1 pizza slice and take a video of someone on your team explaining why they think it's the best
Visit the Mid-Manhattan Library and take a photo with a book that's related to NYC (i.e. The Gangs of New York)
Find and photograph a Toynbee Tile on the ground somewhere. Tell us what you think it means in your caption.
Share a street hot dog or pretzel, Lady & the Tramp-style
Recreate your favorite SNL skit at Rockefeller Plaza
Personally thank a current/former professor/teacher/coach for the impact they have had on your life. Phone, facetime or skype.
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.
Give one of your team members a performance review in a real boardroom.
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Find and film "Masstransiscope" by Bill Brand.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the pavilion)
Have a teammate record you in a challenge at the truth zone & upload the video. You can win sweet truth merch!
Donate to the IRC by clicking on this link. Upload a screenshot of your donation.
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
Compete against another team and play some yard games in the festival area
Have a member of the truth team snap your picture in front of the #FinishtIt mural in the truth zone
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.
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.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite adventure movie with a brief explanation why.