Anne and the Three Ships-kateers
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)
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
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.
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Recreate a scene from the movie Cliffhanger at Umpire Rock in Central Park
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 a real life black cat; be nice and don't terrorize it.
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds on (SELECT BUSY PEDESTRIAN AREA)
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Go to a public place and eat an onion 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)
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
Take a team photo in front of the Pulitzer fountain
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
***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
Find and film "Masstransiscope" by Bill Brand.
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of New York
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include NYC 2017.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
**** PRIZE CHALENGE**** Recreate a memorable Hallowen moment from your childhood, the more authentic the better.
Research your favorite conspiracy theory, make a tri fold presentation and film a 15 second video explaining why we should all be terrified. #thetruthisoutthere
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite scary movie with brief explanation why.
Eat an entire can (15 oz minimum) of canned pumpkin baking filling as fast as you can. Post your time in the video description.
Walk two lengths of a slackline without falling off. Timelapse video. Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Hold a staring contest with stranger not participating in the questival while casually eating a piece of fruit..... don't break eye contact.
It's getting colder outside, put on as many sweaters as you can (5+) and body slam a teamate
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.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing Bicycle Race by Queen together whilst doing so.
Show us your best fast pitch with Citi Field in the background
Recreate your favorite nightmare. Be theatrical. 15 second video. Totem needs to be visible.
Make a list of 50 things you are most grateful for.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Do a 'track' stand for 8 full seconds on a bike. No balance assistance allowed can not roll more than 12"
As a team make a video showing us a pumpkin carving techinique on a real pumpkin.
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.
In a space that allows, purchase and shot put a pumpkin (the size of a shot put shot) as far as you can and measure the distance. Clean up whatever mess you make.
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly as if you were the villain from a scary movie. Think Michael Myers or Jason.
Video your best scare on a teammate.
Purchase the largest pumpkin you can find and do 'kettlebell' squats with it in your strong arms.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite Halloween song. Tag James Corden @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Create (and eat) the weirdest bagel and cream cheese combination. We recommend using a rainbow bagel.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Carve a llama into a pumpkin
Film a video telling us what the official New York State motto is and how your team lives by it
Take a 15 second video and tell what the New York state motto means to you.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Break the official fruit of the state of new york in half with your bare hands. Take a bite, it's tasty.
Write a note with 10 things you love about New York City and leave it for someone else to find.
Make a list of your most proud moments and your most shameful moments of 2017. Make some goals for the last quarter.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
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.
Go bobbing for a fruit or vegetable of your choice, anything except apples!
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Share a street hot dog or pretzel, Lady & the Tramp-style
Find and photograph a New Mexico State Quarter.
Order a slice of pizza from your favorite spot, and try to eat it in one bite
Find the best $1 pizza slice and take a video of someone on your team explaining why they think it's the best
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 dumplings in Flushing or Chinatown in Manhattan and feed them to a teammate using chopsticks with your non-dominate hand
Order some food and record a review as if you are Anthony Bourdain.
Find and photograph "EARTH POTENTIAL" by Katja Novitskova
Run your favorite football play with your team against another team. Two totems required. Complete away from check-in/checkpoints.
Take a team photo in front of "Group of Four Trees", by Jean Dubuffet
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Take a photo of your team looking down the “Portal Down to Old New York.”
Find and photograph a shrine to the first American-born Catholic saint. Tell us something interesting about the building in your caption.
Visit the oldest fence in New York, which encompasses New York's first public park
Take a photo next to The Fearless Girl by Kristen Visbal emulating her pose.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Jog across the Brooklyn bridge as a team. Upload a timelapse video to illustrate you've done it.
Boulder one problem outdoors.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the pavilion)
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
Donate to the IRC by clicking on this link. Upload a screenshot of your donation.
Participate in the warm-up/ team dance competition taking place at the pavilion at roughly 6:45
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.
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
Compete against another team and play some yard games in the festival area
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
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.