Take a photo of your team looking down the “Portal Down to Old New York.”
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds on (SELECT BUSY PEDESTRIAN AREA)
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.
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.
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented.
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.
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons.
Run your favorite football play with your team against another team. Two totems required. Complete away from check-in/checkpoints.
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
Catch a fish outdoors in a natural body of water with a rod and reel.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Personally thank a current/former professor/teacher/coach for the impact they have had on your life. Phone, facetime or skype.
Take a 15 second video and tell what the New York state motto means to you.
Visit the oldest fence in New York, which encompasses New York's first public park
Take a photo next to The Fearless Girl by Kristen Visbal emulating her pose.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Recreate your favorite scene from a Halloween themed movie.
Take a team photo in front of "Group of Four Trees", by Jean Dubuffet
Find and photograph "EARTH POTENTIAL" by Katja Novitskova
Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Picture scollage riding 2 separate forms of public transit.
Post an awkward team photo during the Questival in your best fall themed attire. Get 100 likes and document (prove with screenshot).
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Visit Grand Central Terminal and identify and point out Taurus on the ceiling
Get 15 high fives in 15 seconds from 15 different people not participating in the questival.
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
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)
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.
Challenge a non-Questival participant to a jump rope competition in a public space that is not check-in or a checkpoint. Provide the jump ropes and offer a prize if they win. #goodsportsmanship
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
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.
Chop some wood in your best lumberjack outfit. Photo. Totem Required.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
****PRIZE CHALLENGE**** Dress up like a vampire and walk through a public sunny place with an umbrella shading you from the sun.
Visit the Mid-Manhattan Library and take a photo with a book that's related to NYC (i.e. The Gangs of New York)
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (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 a toast to a teammate and drink the official beverage of the State of New York. Tell us what it is in your caption.
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Post an awkward team photo during the Questival in your best fall themed attire. Get 50 likes and document (prove with screenshot).
Have a corn husking race. Challenge 2 strangers to husk cobs faster than you. 15 second video. Include totem. Clean up the mess.
Pie a teammate with a pumpkin pie. Slowmo video.
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.
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)
Perform a musical number from a Broadway production somewhere on Broadway as a team.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
Give one of your team members a performance review in a real boardroom.
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
Dress up as an investigative team and make a chalk outline of one of your teammates.
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of New York
***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
Recreate your favorite nightmare. Be theatrical. 15 second video. Totem needs to be visible.
Do a 'track' stand for 8 full seconds on a bike. No balance assistance allowed can not roll more than 12"
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing Bicycle Race by Queen together whilst doing so.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
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)
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Throw a pile of leaves in the air and capture it in a slow motion video #justfallthings
Rake up a big pile of leaves and jump in it in a slow motion video.
Eat a beetle #doubledareyou.
Hold a formal freestyle rap off with a stranger not participating in the Questival.
Video of a team member slam dunking a basketball on a regulation 10' high hoop (if you're short get creative).
Collect a variety of different colored fall leaves, at least 6 different shades of colors. Give them to someone's mom.
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.
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
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.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Film a video telling us what the official New York State motto is and how your team lives by it
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.
Research your favorite conspiracy theory, make a tri fold presentation and film a 15 second video explaining why we should all be terrified. #thetruthisoutthere
Make a 15 second music video for the song Ghostbusters by Ray Parker Jr
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.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Eat an entire can (15 oz minimum) of canned pumpkin baking filling as fast as you can. Post your time in the video description.
Film yourself trick or treating at a friends house that is not participating in the questival.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Carve a llama into a pumpkin
Find and photograph a New Mexico State Quarter.
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)
Video your best scare on a teammate.
As a team make a video showing us a pumpkin carving techinique on a real pumpkin.
Put on your favorite costume from your childhood and take pictues with 5 strangers with their permission. Post a collage.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Hold a staring contest with stranger not participating in the questival while casually eating a piece of fruit..... don't break eye contact.
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."
**** PRIZE CHALENGE**** Recreate a memorable Hallowen moment from your childhood, the more authentic the better.
Get in full ski or snowboard gear and lay out as if you were tanning.
As a team, dress in any costume and do the Thriller dance in a public venue of your choice. #dothebestyoucan
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!).
Ride a broomstick through a public place. (Be a respectful witch or warlock.)
Go bobbing for a fruit or vegetable of your choice, anything except apples!
Bike a 6 mile loop in Central Park, track with fitness app or gps and upload screenshot
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Purchase the largest pumpkin you can find and do 'kettlebell' squats with it in your strong arms.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite Halloween song. Tag James Corden @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
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
Make a list of your most proud moments and your most shameful moments of 2017. Make some goals for the last quarter.
Find and photograph a Maine license plate. The real thing not a photo or any other facsimile.
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)
It's getting colder outside, put on as many sweaters as you can (5+) and body slam a teamate
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Smash a pie in one of your teammates face, pumpkin or otherwise. Slow motion video.
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)
Order some food and record a review as if you are Anthony Bourdain.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Hit a bullseye on a real dartboard from regulation distance, it's 7 feet 9.25 inches FYI.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Find the best $1 pizza slice and take a video of someone on your team explaining why they think it's the best
Order a slice of pizza from your favorite spot, and try to eat it in one bite
Very politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
Go to Times Square put on your headphones and karaoke your heart out to your favorite song, the whole song, BE LOUD. (aka "Headphone Karaoke")
Write a note with 10 things you love about New York City and leave it for someone else to find.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include NYC 2017.
Make a list of 50 things you are most grateful for.
Get help from strangers and spell "OKTOBERQUEST" using one human body to make each one of the letters. (Other questival participants do not count as strangers for this one.)
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Find and photograph one of the Life Underground pieces by Tom Otterness
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite scary movie with brief explanation why.
Find and photograph "The Floaters" by Henry Taylor.
Upload a timelapse video of your team walking along The Highline
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.
Take a photo next to the Death Avenue Plaque. Tell us why 10th Avenue used to be called Death Avenue in your caption.
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Break the official fruit of the state of new york in half with your bare hands. Take a bite, it's tasty.
Take a picture of a ghost.
Show us your best fade away as you throw some trash into a garbage can with Madison Square Garden in the background
Share a street hot dog or pretzel, Lady & the Tramp-style
Find and film "Masstransiscope" by Bill Brand.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the pavilion)
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
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.
Participate in the warm-up/ team dance competition taking place at the pavilion at roughly 6:45
Have a teammate record you in a challenge at the truth zone & upload the video. You can win sweet truth merch!
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)
Have a member of the truth team snap your picture in front of the #FinishtIt mural in the truth zone
Donate to the IRC by clicking on this link. Upload a screenshot of your donation.
Purchase a Cotopaxi product from our Merch tent (at this Questival!), and take a photo using it in the wild.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
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.
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.