Make a 15 second music video for the song Ghostbusters by Ray Parker Jr
Take a 15 second video and tell what the New York state motto means to you.
Visit and photograph an iconic building designed by Frank Lloyd Wright
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
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.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons.
Find and photograph a statue featuring characters from Alice in Wonderland by artist Jose de Creeft
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Picture scollage riding 2 separate forms of public transit.
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of New York.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
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)
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you origamized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
Boulder one problem outdoors.
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds on (SELECT BUSY PEDESTRIAN AREA)
Filter water from a natural source and drink it. Water must be properly filtered and no a kitchen filter does not filter properly.
As a team make a video showing us a pumpkin carving techinique on a real pumpkin.
Hug the official tree of the state of New York.
Share a street hot dog or pretzel, Lady & the Tramp-style
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.
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
**** PRIZE CHALENGE**** Recreate a memorable Hallowen moment from your childhood, the more authentic the better.
Break the official fruit of the state of new york in half with your bare hands. Take a bite, it's tasty.
Put on your favorite costume from your childhood and take pictues with 5 strangers with their permission. Post a collage.
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.
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.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
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.
Smash a pie in one of your teammates face, pumpkin or otherwise. Slow motion video.
Get in full ski or snowboard gear and lay out as if you were tanning.
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)
Contact the nonprofit of your choice and schedule a time to go in and volunteer with them after the Questival. (PLEASE if you complete this challenge make sure to honor your commitment). #integrity
Visit the oldest fence in New York, which encompasses New York's first public park
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
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.
Upload a timelapse video of your team walking along The Highline
Find and photograph "The Floaters" by Henry Taylor.
Show us your best fade away as you throw some trash into a garbage can with Madison Square Garden in the background
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Take a photo next to the Death Avenue Plaque. Tell us why 10th Avenue used to be called Death Avenue in your caption.
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator
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)
Find and photograph one of the Life Underground pieces by Tom Otterness
Eat an entire can (15 oz minimum) of canned pumpkin baking filling as fast as you can. Post your time in the video description.
Find and photograph a Toynbee Tile on the ground somewhere. Tell us what you think it means 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)
Order a slice of pizza from your favorite spot, and try to eat it in one bite
Find and photograph a shrine to the first American-born Catholic saint. Tell us something interesting about the building in your caption.
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of New York
Take a photo next to The Fearless Girl by Kristen Visbal emulating her pose.
Order some food and record a review as if you are Anthony Bourdain.
Take a photo of your team looking down the “Portal Down to Old New York.”
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Take a team photo in front of "Group of Four Trees", by Jean Dubuffet
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
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."
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Film a video telling us what the official New York State motto is and how your team lives by it
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Find and photograph "EARTH POTENTIAL" by Katja Novitskova
Dress up as an investigative team and make a chalk outline of one of your teammates.
Jog across the Brooklyn bridge as a team. Upload a timelapse video to illustrate you've done it.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Hold a staring contest with stranger not participating in the questival while casually eating a piece of fruit..... don't break eye contact.
Jog across the Williamsburg bridge as a team. Upload a timelapse video to illustrate you've done it.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
***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
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite scary movie with brief explanation why.
Write a note with 10 things you love about New York City and leave it for someone else to find.
Find and photograph "OY/YO" by Deborah Kass
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Create (and eat) the weirdest bagel and cream cheese combination. We recommend using a rainbow bagel.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Rake up a big pile of leaves and jump in it in a slow motion video.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include NYC 2017.
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.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Throw a pile of leaves in the air and capture it in a slow motion video #justfallthings
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
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.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Recreate your favorite scene from a Halloween themed movie.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Ride a broomstick through a public place. (Be a respectful witch or warlock.)
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Research your favorite conspiracy theory, make a tri fold presentation and film a 15 second video explaining why we should all be terrified. #thetruthisoutthere
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
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.
Collect 50 pieces of trash along a hiking trail and recycle what you can. #dogood
Review a campground that you camped in during Questival on The Dyrt (Tap this challenge then tap GO >), join The Dyrt, search for and review a campground, then screenshot your campground review.
Take a picture of a ghost.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Make a list of 50 things you are most grateful for.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Video your best scare on a teammate.
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
Eat a beetle #doubledareyou.
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
Document the largest living spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
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)
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)
While camping in the wilderness make your own Ouija board and see what comes up. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Find and photograph a New Mexico State Quarter.
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Carve a llama into a pumpkin
It's getting colder outside, put on as many sweaters as you can (5+) and body slam a teamate
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
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 nighttime hours.
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 nighttime hours.
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.
While camping in the wilderness come up with a SUPER clever way of roasting one of your marshmallows for your s'more. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Find and film "Masstransiscope" by Bill Brand.
Share a campsite with another team. Two totems required in the submission. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
While camping share a meal with another team over a campfire. Two totems required in the submission. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Purchase some Bratwurst from a reputable source and grill them up and eat them. #oktoberfest
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite Halloween song. Tag James Corden @JKCorden & @latelateshow
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)
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
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
Have a teammate record you in a challenge at the truth zone & upload the video. You can win sweet truth merch!
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
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)
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.
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
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.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite adventure movie with a brief explanation why.
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.
Start a public dance party and using the Michael Jackson's "Beat It". Get at least 5 strangers involved.