Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Impress us with your connections/access to one of Massachusetts's professional sports teams.
Hit a bullseye on a real dartboard from regulation distance, it's 7 feet 9.25 inches FYI.
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you origamized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
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.
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 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.
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)
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
Personally thank a current/former professor/teacher/coach for the impact they have had on your life. Phone, facetime or skype.
Perform your best belly flop at a public pool. Get everyone's attention first. Really go for it!
Do a quick 200 meter swim in an olympic size pool. Congrats Swimmer Winner. Post a timelapse of your feat. (don't forget your totem)
Video of a team member slam dunking a basketball on a regulation 10' high hoop (if you're short get creative).
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Take a picture with a real love sugar glider. ***Hint there are sugar gliders in a pet store near Patrons, the second Cotopaxi checkpoint. :)
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.
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
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.
Go to a local thrift store and find a unique item. Take said item to a crowded area, ask a quiz question and then deliver the item to a stranger for a correct response. Record their reaction.
Collect 50 pieces of trash along a hiking trail and recycle what you can. #dogood
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.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Check out the oldest US Navy ship that is still afloat. Tell us how old it is in your caption.
Take a photo of the Golden Grasshopper Weathervane. In your caption tell us how to pronounce the name of the building underneath it.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Take a team picture with the biggest Memorial Day flag you can find. ***Hint - there is a giant vertical hanging flag somewhere in Boston.
Challenge a stranger that is not a questival participant to a 50-100 meter foot race in a public park that is not a checkpoint. Be a good sport win or lose.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
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.
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
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
Recreate your favorite music video from either Marky Mark or New Kids on the Block.
Face swap with a stranger not participating in the Questival post a video of the results.
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.
Do your best parkour moves at a local park. Loudly state the word "Parkour" while performing these daring moves.
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of Boston
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
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
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 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)
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Give one of your team members a performance review in a real boardroom.
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
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.
Lay face down motionless in a public area for 60 seconds or until a stranger comes to check on you. Timelapse. ((Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in also don't forget your totem)
Visit “Shaw Memorial” by Augustus Saint-Gaudens, 1897
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Massachusetts.
Join forces with another team and choreograph a 15 second fight scene (fake fight scene, think action movie). Two totems required.
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
Recreate a Debbie Downer SNL sketch from Boston Native Rachel Dratch.
Show us your team's interpretation of Boston Native Conan O'brien's String Dance. #teamcoco
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Massachusetts state motto means to you.
As a team sing the state song of Massachusetts. Sing it loud sing it proud. (*hint - it's the one written by Arthur J. Marsh)
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Recreate your favorite Boston sports moment and tag the hero of your story on social media.
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
Choreograph a team dance and perform it with audible music in a crowded area. Get permission first from the owner/operator of the crowded area unless it is a free public space. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Recreate a scene from your favorite movie that takes place in Boston
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Go to a busy part of Downtown Boston put on your headphones and karaoke your heart out to your favorite song, the whole song, BE LOUD. (aka "Headphone Karaoke")
Find the "one man band" at the Boston Common and dance as a team to the sweet music.
Take a picture at the Boston Common Memorial Day tribute. Be respectful. So many beautiful flags. :)
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.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Visit Edgar Allan Poe Square and recite your favorite line from his catalogue.
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
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.
During daylight hours do an actual "Gronk Spike" celebration dance with Gillette Stadium (Foxborough) in the background, yes the actual stadium.
Visit “Betances Mural” by Lilli Ann Killen Rosenberg, 1979
Take a team photo with the largest piece of copyrighted artwork in the world in the background.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Play a pop song on a kazoo/harmonica. Tag the song in your caption.
Get 50 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Share a large melon as a team, carefully create a helmet from the melon. Take your picture with a non-Questival-participant while wearing your creation. Tap this challenge then tap GO for inspiration >
Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Hike the trails of the Blue Hills Reservation and take a team photo at Eliot Tower.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
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.
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Visit a town with a population below 500. Take a picture by the population sign. No sign, no points.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal memory from your childhood. Dig deep.
Visit Rocky Woods Reservation and hike to the top of Cedar Hill. Take a team photo as if you just summited Everest.
Summit Noanet Peak and take a team photo with the Boston skyline in the background.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Take a picture of your entire team sitting on the Jamaica Pond Bench.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
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.
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Find and photograph a Maine license plate. The real thing not a photo or any other facsimile.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Post a photo from Questival to your blog and put the url in the caption. (Screenshot).
Get 100 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Give a team-member a mohawk. Do it right, buzz everything but the spine. fohawks could be grounds for disqualification.
Take team photos in front of your 4 favorite sites along the Freedom Trail and post a collage.
Write a note with 10 things you love about Boston and leave it for someone else to find.
Get the best deal you can get on food with a coupon.
Go to a grocery store and pretend an avocado (or a similar looking item) is a dragon egg from Game of Thrones. Have a ceremony with a teammate to crown the Queen of the Dragons.
Leave a book at a little free library/tiny library (not a public or city library). Take a video explaining your addition. #readingisFUNdamental
Visit the Great Boston Molasses Flood Plaque, tell us how many people were killed in your caption.
Take a photo in front of the skinniest house in Boston. Keep your distance and be respectful of the residents as the house is privately owned and occupied.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Take a photo of the Boston Stone. In your caption, tell us what year is carved into it
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
Go to a public place where music is playing and challenge a stranger not participating in questival to a dance battle. Make it legit. Create non-monetary stakes. Loser pays up. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Take a photo in front of the oldest bar in Boston. Tell us what year it was built in your caption.
Take a video of a team member singing the intro of "Cheers" in front of a bar.
Visit your favorite Karaoke bar/restaurant spot and sing a song by any Colorado local artist.
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)
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Partake of the official State Dessert of Massachusetts with no hands.
Go to a restaurant and order a bowl of Boston's finest Clam Chowder. Tell us where you went in the caption.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Find and take a team photograph with this art instilation during daylight hours. Do not climb on the art! (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Find and take a team photograph with this mural during daylight hours. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Get llama nail art.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
Take part in the "Follow-the-Llama" Dance competition, get a photo/video of someone from your team participating. #goforthegold!
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.
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.
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.
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.
Visit the Noosa Tent and get a free sample of their delicious fare, take a picture of your team enjoying it.
Start a public dance party and using the Michael Jackson's "Beat It". Get at least 5 strangers involved.
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.
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.