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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.
Visit the Statue of Liberty, tell us what is at her feet and why it's important
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons.
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
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.
Take a photo of your team looking down the “Portal Down to Old New York.”
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."
Visit the oldest fence in New York, which encompasses New York's first public park
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.
Take a photo next to The Fearless Girl by Kristen Visbal emulating her pose.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
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.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
Have a teammate do 10 handstand pushups against the Chrysler building.
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of New York.
Visit Grand Central Terminal and identify and point out Taurus on the ceiling
Visit the Mid-Manhattan Library and take a photo with a book that's related to NYC (i.e. The Gangs of New York)
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
Create (and eat) the weirdest bagel and cream cheese combination. We recommend using a rainbow bagel.
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
Ride a broomstick through a public place. (Be a respectful witch or warlock.)
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)
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")
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
Dress up in all orange and camouflage in with some pumpkins.
Hug the empire state building, do a little research and tell us an interest fact about the iconic building in your caption.
Show us your best fade away as you throw some trash into a garbage can with Madison Square Garden in the background
Find and film "Masstransiscope" by Bill Brand.
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.
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.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Throw a pile of leaves in the air and capture it in a slow motion video #justfallthings
Jog across the Williamsburg bridge as a team. Upload a timelapse video to illustrate you've done it.
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.
***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
Bike a 6 mile loop in Central Park, track with fitness app or gps and upload screenshot
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Break the official fruit of the state of new york in half with your bare hands. Take a bite, it's tasty.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
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.
Get some soup from The Original Soupman, tell us what you ordered in your caption.
Look up a few lines from a famous Opera and sign them in front of Carnegie Hall. The lines you sing must be in Italiano.
Take a team photo in front of the Pulitzer fountain
Run your favorite football play with your team against another team. Two totems required. Complete away from check-in/checkpoints.
Sip a cup of coffee in NYC's signature "We Are Happy to Serve You" blue cup
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Share a street hot dog or pretzel, Lady & the Tramp-style
Picture scollage riding 2 separate forms of public transit.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Write a note with 10 things you love about New York City and leave it for someone else to find.
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!).
Take a picture of a ghost.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Hold a staring contest with stranger not participating in the questival while casually eating a piece of fruit..... don't break eye contact.
Order some food and record a review as if you are Anthony Bourdain.
Personally thank a current/former professor/teacher/coach for the impact they have had on your life. Phone, facetime or skype.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include NYC 2017.
Video your best scare on a teammate.
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds on (SELECT BUSY PEDESTRIAN AREA)
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Purchase the largest pumpkin you can find and do 'kettlebell' squats with it in your strong arms.
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Order some dumplings in Flushing or Chinatown in Manhattan and feed them to a teammate using chopsticks with your non-dominate hand
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Jog across the Brooklyn bridge as a team. Upload a timelapse video to illustrate you've done it.
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of New York
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the pavilion)
Hug the official tree of the state of New York.
Find and photograph a New Mexico State Quarter.
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)
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.
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
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 one of your favorite local places in nature.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite adventure movie with a brief explanation why.