Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
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.
Take a 15 second video and tell what the New York state motto means to you.
Find a way to photograph the WWI fighter plane on top of 77 Water Street. Make sure you have permission to be at your vantage point. Don't forget your totem.
Write a note with 10 things you love about New York City and leave it for someone else to find.
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
Take a photo of your team looking down the “Portal Down to Old New York.”
Take a photo next to The Fearless Girl by Kristen Visbal emulating her pose.
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
Visit the oldest fence in New York, which encompasses New York's first public park
Picture scollage riding 2 separate forms of public transit.
Go to a thrift store and create the most basic fall outfit you can.
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)
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
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."
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Do the Egg Nog Mile. Run a mile while drinking a 16 oz. cup of egg nog at every 1/4 mile (every lap if you're on a track). Timelapse video required. #returntosender
Do the Jack Skelington Mile. Run an entire mile with a jack-o-lantern on your head. Do it in a safe place and make sure you can breathe. Timelapse video required.
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.
Upload a timelapse video of your team walking along The Highline
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
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
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Put on your favorite costume from your childhood and take pictues with 5 strangers with their permission. Post a collage.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
As a team make a video showing us a pumpkin carving techinique on a real pumpkin.
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of New York
Share a street hot dog or pretzel, Lady & the Tramp-style
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
Purchase the largest pumpkin you can find and do 'kettlebell' squats with it in your strong arms.
Personally thank a current/former professor/teacher/coach for the impact they have had on your life. Phone, facetime or skype.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Find and photograph "The Floaters" by Henry Taylor.
Bake a cake, and put candles on it. Find a stranger not participating in Questival and sing "Happy (insert the day, i.e. Saturday) To You" to them. Make sure they blow out the candles.
Make a caramel apple, (or onion if you're feeling sassy) and share it with a friend not participating in Questival. Film their reaction. No storebought caramel apples.
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Ride a broomstick through a public place. (Be a respectful witch or warlock.)
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal memory from your childhood. Dig deep.
Recreate your favorite nightmare. Be theatrical. 15 second video. Totem needs to be visible.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Go bobbing for a fruit or vegetable of your choice, anything except apples!
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include NYC 2017.
Research your favorite conspiracy theory, make a tri fold presentation and film a 15 second video explaining why we should all be terrified. #thetruthisoutthere
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
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.
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.
****PRIZE CHALLENGE**** Dress up like a vampire and walk through a public sunny place with an umbrella shading you from the sun.
Get in full ski or snowboard gear and lay out as if you were tanning.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Make a smoothie using at least 1 part pumpkin and 4 different fruits or vegetables.
Make a list of 50 things you are most grateful for.
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Take a picture of a ghost.
Find and film "Masstransiscope" by Bill Brand.
Go to a driving range and hold a team long-drive competition. Record your longest drive.
Go to a bowling alley and challenge a group of strangers to a 'bowl off' and go head to head with them. Losers buy drinks for the winner.
Bowl a strike at a bowling alley... then moonwalk backwards and yell Questival. #pinpals
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.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Find and photograph one of the Life Underground pieces by Tom Otterness
***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
Smash a pie in one of your teammates face, pumpkin or otherwise. Slow motion video.
Order some dumplings in Flushing or Chinatown in Manhattan and feed them to a teammate using chopsticks with your non-dominate hand
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Jog across the Williamsburg bridge as a team. Upload a timelapse video to illustrate you've done it.
Break the official fruit of the state of new york in half with your bare hands. Take a bite, it's tasty.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Hold a staring contest with stranger not participating in the questival while casually eating a piece of fruit..... don't break eye contact.
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.
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
Run your favorite football play with your team against another team. Two totems required. Complete away from check-in/checkpoints.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite scary movie with brief explanation why.
Film a video telling us what the official New York State motto is and how your team lives by it
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
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!
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.
Compete against another team and play some yard games in the festival area
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)
Donate to the IRC by clicking on this link. Upload a screenshot of your donation.
Participate in the warm-up/ team dance competition taking place at the pavilion at roughly 6:45
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.
Come up with and film a 15 second team handshake or cheer.
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.