A Tribe Called Questival
Personally thank a current/former professor/teacher/coach for the impact they have had on your life. Phone, facetime or skype.
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)
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
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.
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.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
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 video of a team member singing the intro of "Cheers" in front of a bar.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
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)
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
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.
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
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.
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
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 team photos in front of your 4 favorite sites along the Freedom Trail and post a collage.
Get 15 high fives in 15 seconds from 15 different people not participating in the questival.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Get help from strangers and spell "QUESTIVAL" using one human body as each of the letters. (Other questival participants do not count as strangers for this one.)
Walk two lengths of a slackline without falling off. Timelapse video. Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in.
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator
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)
Do your best parkour moves at a local park. Loudly state the word "Parkour" while performing these daring moves.
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.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural during daylight hours. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Massachusetts.
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)
Visit Edgar Allan Poe Square and recite your favorite line from his catalogue.
Visit “Shaw Memorial” by Augustus Saint-Gaudens, 1897
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
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)
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 >
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
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.
Hold a formal hula hoop Contest with stranger not participating in the Questival.
Find the "one man band" at the Boston Common and dance as a team to the sweet music.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Tandem cartwheel with a teammate for at least one full rotation. (need a lesson? tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Take a picture at the Boston Common Memorial Day tribute. Be respectful. So many beautiful flags. :)
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.
Join forces with another team and choreograph a 15 second fight scene (fake fight scene, think action movie). Two totems required.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Give one of your team members a performance review in a real boardroom.
Find and photograph a Maine license plate. The real thing not a photo or any other facsimile.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
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)
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
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 public place where music is playing and challenge a stranger not participating in questival to a dance battle. Make it legit. Create non-monetary stakes. Loser pays up. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
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)
Do a flip into a pond, river or lake.
Take a picture of your entire team sitting on the Jamaica Pond Bench.
Post a photo from Questival to your blog and put the url in the caption. (Screenshot).
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Go tandem longboarding while singing "Don't Go Breaking My Heart".
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Whittle yourself a spoon and eat some soup with it.
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing Bicycle Race by Queen together whilst doing so.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Do a 'track' stand for 8 full seconds on a bike or razor scooter. No balance assistance allowed.
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented.
Go rollerskating/rollerblading and hold a limbo contest. How low can you go?
Show us your best team roller skating dance moves in a venue of your choosing, make it fabulous.
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Recreate a scene from your favorite movie that takes place in Boston
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Show us your team's interpretation of Boston Native Conan O'brien's String Dance. #teamcoco
Film a video showing how to check the oil, coolant, power steering fluid, brake fluid, and windshield wiper fluid levels in your car. Make sure everything is ship shape.
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.
Recreate a Debbie Downer SNL sketch from Boston Native Rachel Dratch.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Massachusetts state motto means to you.
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of Boston
Film a video out in the wilderness illustrating how to find a clean and safe natural water source for drinking.
Get llama nail art.
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
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)
Hike the trails of the Blue Hills Reservation and take a team photo at Eliot Tower.
Take a team photo with the largest piece of copyrighted artwork in the world in the background.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Take a photo of Pooh's House on Harvard Campus. #ohbother
Take a photo or video with a real live specimen of the official State Bird of Massachusetts.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
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 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.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nightime hours.
Eat a beetle #doubledareyou.
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.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
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.
Eat two crickets #doubledareyou.
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire. Complete this challenge during nightime hours.
While camping share a meal with another team over a campfire. Two totems required in the submission. Complete this challenge during nightime 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)
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
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.
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire. 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.
Share a campsite with another team. Two totems required in the submission. 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 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.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
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.
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
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
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.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Take a photo of the Golden Grasshopper Weathervane. In your caption tell us how to pronounce the name of the building underneath it.
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)
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.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Write a note with 10 things you love about Boston and leave it for someone else to find.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
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 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.
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.
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.
Take part in the "Follow-the-Llama" Dance competition, get a photo/video of someone from your team participating. #goforthegold!
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite adventure movie with a brief explanation why.
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.