Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Recreate your favorite Boston sports moment and tag the hero of your story on social media.
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
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)
Face swap with a stranger not participating in the Questival post a video of the results.
Recreate a Debbie Downer SNL sketch from Boston Native Rachel Dratch.
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.
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.
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)
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)
Take a picture with a real love sugar glider. ***Hint there are sugar gliders in a pet store near Patrons, the second Cotopaxi checkpoint. :)
Find a way to record your fastest fastball pitch, either softball or baseball. Put the MPH in the description and what you threw.
Take team photos in front of your 4 favorite sites along the Freedom Trail and 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 >)
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Find and photograph these 6 state quarters together with your totem, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Vermont, New York and New Hampshire.
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
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.
Play a pop song on a kazoo/harmonica. Tag the song in your caption.
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.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
Personally thank a current/former professor/teacher/coach for the impact they have had on your life. Phone, facetime or skype.
Donate healthy nonperishable food to the homeless shelter or food bank of your choice. Minimum two items per teammate.
Visit Edgar Allan Poe Square and recite your favorite line from his catalogue.
Plan a 3 day backpacking meal, film a video explaining what you would bring and share some backpacking food tricks and tips
Take a picture with a Boston Terrior, the official canine of this great state.
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nightime hours.
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.
Visit the Great Boston Molasses Flood Plaque, tell us how many people were killed in your caption.
Video of a team member slam dunking a basketball on a regulation 10' high hoop (if you're short get creative).
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.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Write a note with 10 things you love about Boston and leave it for someone else to find.
Leave a book at a little free library/tiny library (not a public or city library). Take a video explaining your addition. #readingisFUNdamental
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")
Hold a formal hula hoop Contest with stranger not participating in the Questival.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Impress us with your connections/access to one of Massachusetts's professional sports teams.
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.
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 and order a bowl of Boston's finest Clam Chowder. Tell us where you went in the caption.
Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Take a photo of the Boston Stone. In your caption, tell us what year is carved into it
Take a photo in front of the oldest bar in Boston. Tell us what year it was built in your caption.
Do your best parkour moves at a local park. Loudly state the word "Parkour" while performing these daring moves.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
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)
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 nightime hours.
Find a Razor scooter, and shoot a 15 second demo video trying to get sponsored.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
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.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you origamized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
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.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
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.
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
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)
Join forces with another team and choreograph a 15 second fight scene (fake fight scene, think action movie). Two totems required.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
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)
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
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.
Take a photo or video with a real live specimen of the official State Bird of Massachusetts.
Recreate a scene from your favorite movie that takes place in Boston
Find and photograph a Maine license plate. The real thing not a photo or any other facsimile.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Put a picture of Lavar Burtons face on a kite and fly it high, just like Reading Rainbow. Don't forget to sing the theme song.
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.
Take a picture at the Boston Common Memorial Day tribute. Be respectful. So many beautiful flags. :)
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural during daylight hours. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Get the best deal you can get on food with a coupon.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Eat two crickets #doubledareyou.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
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 nightime hours.
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
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.
Drink water from a freshwater spring (a spring is a point where groundwater flows out of the ground, and is thus where the aquifer surface meets the surface of the earth).
Take a team photo with the largest piece of copyrighted artwork in the world in the background.
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 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 nightime hours.
Eat a beetle #doubledareyou.
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented.
Very politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
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 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
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 >
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
Go tandem longboarding while singing "Don't Go Breaking My Heart".
Whittle yourself a spoon and eat some soup with it.
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
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 nightime hours.
Get llama nail art.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
While camping share a meal with another team over a campfire. Two totems required in the submission. Complete this challenge during nightime hours.
While camping in the wilderness make a homemade "ghillie suit" and attempt to sneak close to an animal in nature….OR a teammate and scare the stuffing out of them. Complete this challenge during nightime hours.
Walk two lengths of a slackline without falling off. Timelapse video. Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire. Complete this challenge during nightime hours.
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nightime hours.
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire. Complete this challenge during nightime hours.
Share a campsite with another team. Two totems required in the submission. Complete this challenge during nightime hours.
Partake of the official State Dessert of Massachusetts with no hands.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
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)
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.
Take a video of a team member singing the intro of "Cheers" in front of a bar.
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Massachusetts state motto means to you.
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of Boston
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 stage)
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
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 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 Noosa Tent and get a free sample of their delicious fare, take a picture of your team enjoying it.
Take a selfie or a team picture with Miguel the Llama. (We will announced from the stage when Miguel arrives)
Take part in the "Follow-the-Llama" Dance competition, get a photo/video of someone from your team participating. #goforthegold!
Play a round of Giant "Beer" Pong, Giant Connect Four, or Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
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.
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.