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.
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.
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
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.
Post a photo from Questival to your blog and put the url in the caption. (Screenshot).
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Perform a musical number from a Broadway production somewhere on Broadway as a team.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Take a 15 second video and tell what the New York state motto means to you.
Find and photograph "EARTH POTENTIAL" by Katja Novitskova
Film a video telling us what the official New York State motto is and how your team lives by it
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
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)
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.
Put on your favorite costume from your childhood and take pictues with 5 strangers with their permission. Post a collage.
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.
Recreate your favorite SNL skit at Rockefeller Plaza
Find out where the iconic image of Marilyn Monroe standing over a subway grate was photographed, go there and recreate it. Tell us the intersection in your caption
Take a picture of a ghost.
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
Have a teammate do 10 handstand pushups against the Chrysler building.
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Visit Grand Central Terminal and identify and point out Taurus on the ceiling
Make a 15 second music video for the song Ghostbusters by Ray Parker Jr
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.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Visit the Mid-Manhattan Library and take a photo with a book that's related to NYC (i.e. The Gangs of New York)
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.
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Get 15 high fives in 15 seconds from 15 different people not participating in the questival.
Find and photograph a Toynbee Tile on the ground somewhere. Tell us what you think it means in your caption.
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of New York.
Hug the empire state building, do a little research and tell us an interest fact about the iconic building in your caption.
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
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.
Share a street hot dog or pretzel, Lady & the Tramp-style
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing Bicycle Race by Queen together whilst doing so.
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
Ride a broomstick through a public place. (Be a respectful witch or warlock.)
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
Break the official fruit of the state of new york in half with your bare hands. Take a bite, it's tasty.
Visit the smallest piece of private property in NYC. Take a photo of your team standing around it holding hands.
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.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
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.
Take a photo next to The Fearless Girl by Kristen Visbal emulating her pose.
Visit the oldest fence in New York, which encompasses New York's first public park
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite scary movie with brief explanation why.
Find and photograph a shrine to the first American-born Catholic saint. Tell us something interesting about the building in your caption.
Take a photo of your team looking down the “Portal Down to Old New York.”
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
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.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Give one of your team members a performance review in a real boardroom.
Recreate your favorite nightmare. Be theatrical. 15 second video. Totem needs to be visible.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
While camping in the wilderness document/photograph at least 4 different types of wildlife, each unique/from separate animal families. (Don't forget the totem)
Take a team photo in front of "Group of Four Trees", by Jean Dubuffet
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Jog across the Brooklyn bridge as a team. Upload a timelapse video to illustrate you've done it.
Hug the official tree of the state of New York.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal memory from your childhood. Dig deep.
Throw a pile of leaves in the air and capture it in a slow motion video #justfallthings
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of New York
Post an awkward team photo during the Questival in your best fall themed attire. Get 50 likes and document (prove with screenshot).
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)
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you origamized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Show us your best fade away as you throw some trash into a garbage can with Madison Square Garden in the background
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Sip a cup of coffee in NYC's signature "We Are Happy to Serve You" blue cup
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite Halloween song. Tag James Corden @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Picture scollage riding 2 separate forms of public transit.
Pie a teammate with a pumpkin pie. Slowmo 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.
**** PRIZE CHALENGE**** Recreate a memorable Hallowen moment from your childhood, the more authentic the better.
It's getting colder outside, put on as many sweaters as you can (5+) and body slam a teamate
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Chop some wood in your best lumberjack outfit. Photo. Totem Required.
Smash a pie in one of your teammates face, pumpkin or otherwise. Slow motion video.
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.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
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)
Video your best scare on a teammate.
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.
Carve a llama into a pumpkin
As a team make a video showing us a pumpkin carving techinique on a real pumpkin.
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."
Purchase the largest pumpkin you can find and do 'kettlebell' squats with it in your strong arms.
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
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.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
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.
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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 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.
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 start a campfire without matches, a lighter, or starter fluid (fire must be contained inside a legal fire pit). Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Cross the border with another state. Take a video at the border doing your best Michael Jackson dance moves. #beatit
***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
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Make a list of 50 things you are most grateful for.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Order some dumplings in Flushing or Chinatown in Manhattan and feed them to a teammate using chopsticks with your non-dominate hand
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the pavilion)
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
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
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
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.
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.
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.