Do your best parkour moves at a local park. Loudly state the word "Parkour" while performing these daring moves.
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (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.
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)
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
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Massachusetts state motto means to you.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
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)
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator
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.
Take a picture at the Boston Common Memorial Day tribute. Be respectful. So many beautiful flags. :)
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
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.
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.
Go tandem longboarding while singing "Don't Go Breaking My Heart".
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (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.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
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 >)
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Recreate a Debbie Downer SNL sketch from Boston Native Rachel Dratch.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
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
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Massachusetts.
Give a team-member a mohawk. Do it right, buzz everything but the spine. fohawks could be grounds for disqualification.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
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.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Video of a team member slam dunking a basketball on a regulation 10' high hoop (if you're short get creative).
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Leave a book at a little free library/tiny library (not a public or city library). Take a video explaining your addition. #readingisFUNdamental
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.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
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)
Take team photos in front of your 4 favorite sites along the Freedom Trail and post a collage.
Partake of the official State Dessert of Massachusetts with no hands.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
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 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.
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Write a note with 10 things you love about Boston and leave it for someone else to find.
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.
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Take a video of a team member singing the intro of "Cheers" in front of a bar.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
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.
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of Boston
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Give one of your team members a performance review in a real boardroom.
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!
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
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.
Play a round of Giant "Beer" Pong, Giant Connect Four, or Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
Take a selfie or a team picture with Miguel the Llama. (We will announced from the stage when Miguel arrives)
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.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Visit the Noosa Tent and get a free sample of their delicious fare, take a picture of your team enjoying it.
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.
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.