Personally thank a current/former professor/teacher/coach for the impact they have had on your life. Phone, facetime or skype.
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
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)
Recreate a scene from your favorite movie that takes place in Boston
Recreate a Debbie Downer SNL sketch from Boston Native Rachel Dratch.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Film a video out in the wilderness illustrating how to find a clean and safe natural water source for drinking.
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.
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.
Eat two crickets #doubledareyou.
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
Take a picture with a real love sugar glider. ***Hint there are sugar gliders in a pet store near Patrons, the second Cotopaxi checkpoint. :)
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)
Trade a piece of clothing with a stranger that is not participating in the Questival. FOR KEEPS!
Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Find a Razor scooter, and shoot a 15 second demo video trying to get sponsored.
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Eat a beetle #doubledareyou.
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.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
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)
Find and photograph a Maine license plate. The real thing not a photo or any other facsimile.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Write a note with 10 things you love about Boston and leave it for someone else to find.
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.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal memory from your childhood. Dig deep.
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
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.
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
Perform a blind taste test with a cornstarch packing peanut and a puffy cheeto.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Take team photos in front of your 4 favorite sites along the Freedom Trail and post a collage.
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented.
Do a wheelie on a bike for 4 seconds or longer.
Do a 'track' stand for 8 full seconds on a bike or razor scooter. No balance assistance allowed.
Go tandem longboarding while singing "Don't Go Breaking My Heart".
Play the Charleston Bells as you walk across Charles RIver Dam
Do your best parkour moves at a local park. Loudly state the word "Parkour" while performing these daring moves.
Get 50 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
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.
Visit the Great Boston Molasses Flood Plaque, tell us how many people were killed in your caption.
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
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 >)
Take a team picture with the biggest Memorial Day flag you can find. ***Hint - there is a giant vertical hanging flag somewhere in Boston.
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.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Visit Edgar Allan Poe Square and recite your favorite line from his catalogue.
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of Boston
Join forces with another team and choreograph a 15 second fight scene (fake fight scene, think action movie). Two totems required.
Take a picture at the Boston Common Memorial Day tribute. Be respectful. So many beautiful flags. :)
Find the "one man band" at the Boston Common and dance as a team to the sweet music.
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
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.
Tandem cartwheel with a teammate for at least one full rotation. (need a lesson? tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Massachusetts.
Visit “Shaw Memorial” by Augustus Saint-Gaudens, 1897
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)
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
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)
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Face swap with a stranger not participating in the Questival post a video of the results.
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.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Take a photo or video with a real live specimen of the official State Bird of Massachusetts.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
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.
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 >
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.
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator
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)
Swing into a pond, river or lake from a rope swing.
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
Do a flip into a pond, river or lake.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
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.
Skip a rock at least 7 times on water.
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
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.
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly
Take a cooking class and learn to cook something new.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Whittle yourself a spoon and eat some soup with it.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you origamized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
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
Plan a 3 day backpacking meal, film a video explaining what you would bring and share some backpacking food tricks and tips
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Get llama nail art.
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Massachusetts state motto means to you.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
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.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
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!).
Partake of the official State Dessert of Massachusetts with no hands.
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
Cross the border with another state. Take a video at the border doing your best Michael Jackson dance moves. #beatit
Take a photo in front of the oldest bar in Boston. Tell us what year it was built in your caption.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Leave a book at a little free library/tiny library (not a public or city library). Take a video explaining your addition. #readingisFUNdamental
Take a photo or video with the official State Flower of Massachusetts.
Take a video of a team member singing the intro of "Cheers" in front of a bar.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
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.
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.
Go to a restaurant and order a bowl of Boston's finest Clam Chowder. Tell us where you went in the caption.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds near Faneuil Hall Marketplace. Do a little research and tell us something about the location's history 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.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
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.
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.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
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.
Visit the Noosa Tent and get a free sample of their delicious fare, take a picture of your team enjoying it.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite adventure movie with a brief explanation why.
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.