Order a slice of pizza from your favorite spot, and try to eat it in one bite
Create (and eat) the weirdest bagel and cream cheese combination. We recommend using a rainbow bagel.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
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.
Pie a teammate with a pumpkin pie. Slowmo video.
Smash a pie in one of your teammates face, pumpkin or otherwise. Slow motion video.
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.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite Halloween song. Tag James Corden @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Take a picture of a ghost.
Make a 15 second music video for the song Ghostbusters by Ray Parker Jr
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
Give a team-member a mohawk. Do it right, buzz everything but the spine. fohawks could be grounds for disqualification.
Purchase the largest pumpkin you can find and do 'kettlebell' squats with it in your strong arms.
It's getting colder outside, put on as many sweaters as you can (5+) and body slam a teamate
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Break the official fruit of the state of new york in half with your bare hands. Take a bite, it's tasty.
Go bobbing for a fruit or vegetable of your choice, anything except apples!
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
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.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
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 "OY/YO" by Deborah Kass
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Cross the border with another state. Take a video at the border doing your best Michael Jackson dance moves. #beatit
Visit your favorite Karaoke bar/restaurant with a partner and sing "Puttin' on the Ritz" like Gene Wilder and partner from Young Frankenstein.
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Order some food and record a review as if you are Anthony Bourdain.
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 dumplings in Flushing or Chinatown in Manhattan and feed them to a teammate using chopsticks with your non-dominate hand
Find and photograph "EARTH POTENTIAL" by Katja Novitskova
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Take a team photo in front of "Group of Four Trees", by Jean Dubuffet
Take a photo of your team looking down the “Portal Down to Old New York.”
Visit the oldest fence in New York, which encompasses New York's first public park
Share a street hot dog or pretzel, Lady & the Tramp-style
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of New York.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Make a list of 50 things you are most grateful for.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Take a 15 second video and tell what the New York state motto means to you.
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.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Film a video telling us what the official New York State motto is and how your team lives by it
**** PRIZE CHALENGE**** Recreate a memorable Hallowen moment from your childhood, the more authentic the better.
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
Find and photograph a New Mexico State Quarter.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite scary movie with brief explanation why.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Video your best scare on a teammate.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include NYC 2017.
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.
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.
Make a list of your most proud moments and your most shameful moments of 2017. Make some goals for the last quarter.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Give one of your team members a performance review in a real boardroom.
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
Take a photo next to The Fearless Girl by Kristen Visbal emulating her pose.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
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.
Tandem cartwheel with a teammate for at least one full rotation. (need a lesson? 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
Recreate your favorite nightmare. Be theatrical. 15 second video. Totem needs to be visible.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the pavilion)
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)
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of New York
Donate to the IRC by clicking on this link. Upload a screenshot of your donation.
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.
Compete against another team and play some yard games in the festival area
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.
Come up with and film a 15 second team handshake or cheer.
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.