Barely There Bears
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
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.
Post a photo from Questival to your blog and put the url in the caption. (Screenshot).
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Find and photograph a live or taxidermied specimen of the official State bird of New York.
****PRIZE CHALLENGE**** Dress up like a vampire and walk through a public sunny place with an umbrella shading you from the sun.
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of New York
Take a 15 second video and tell what the New York state motto means to you.
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include NYC 2017.
Run your favorite football play with your team against another team. Two totems required. Complete away from check-in/checkpoints.
Find and photograph "The Floaters" by Henry Taylor.
Upload a timelapse video of your team walking along The Highline
Carve a llama into a pumpkin
Dress up in all orange and camouflage in with some pumpkins.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite scary movie with brief explanation why.
Find and photograph one of the Life Underground pieces by Tom Otterness
Send a net. Save a life. - As a team Donate $10 or more to Nothing But Nets at nothingbutnets.net/cotopaxi then upload a screenshot of your donation.
Perform a musical number from a Broadway production somewhere on Broadway as a team.
***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
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)
Chop some wood in your best lumberjack outfit. Photo. Totem Required.
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.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
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.
Get 15 high fives in 15 seconds from 15 different people not participating in the questival.
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
Film a video telling us what the official New York State motto is and how your team lives by it
Find and photograph a New Mexico State Quarter.
Find and photograph a statue featuring characters from Alice in Wonderland by artist Jose de Creeft
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.
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.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Recreate your favorite scene from a Halloween themed movie.
Rake up a big pile of leaves and jump in it in a slow motion video.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Throw a pile of leaves in the air and capture it in a slow motion video #justfallthings
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."
Order a slice of pizza from your favorite spot, and try to eat it in one bite
Convince a non-Questival participant to paint their face with a drawing of your favorite classic movie monster. Frankensteins Monster, Ghost, Witch, Dracula or Mummy.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite Halloween song. Tag James Corden @JKCorden & @latelateshow
**** PRIZE CHALENGE**** Recreate a memorable Hallowen moment from your childhood, the more authentic the better.
Do the Jack Skelington Mile. Run an entire mile with a jack-o-lantern on your head. Do it in a safe place and make sure you can breathe. Timelapse video required.
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.
Jog across the Brooklyn bridge as a team. Upload a timelapse video to illustrate you've done it.
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
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.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Smash a pie in one of your teammates face, pumpkin or otherwise. Slow motion video.
Have a teammate do 10 handstand pushups against the Chrysler building.
Make a smoothie using at least 1 part pumpkin and 4 different fruits or vegetables.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal memory from your childhood. Dig deep.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Sip a cup of coffee in NYC's signature "We Are Happy to Serve You" blue cup
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
Visit Grand Central Terminal and identify and point out Taurus on the ceiling
Show us your best fade away as you throw some trash into a garbage can with Madison Square Garden in the background
Hug the empire state building, do a little research and tell us an interest fact about the iconic building in your caption.
Break the official fruit of the state of new york in half with your bare hands. Take a bite, it's tasty.
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Stand in front of the Union Square Metronome with your team some time on the hour, and watch the numbers change. Tell us what all the numbers mean in your caption.
Find and photograph "EARTH POTENTIAL" by Katja Novitskova
Make a list of 50 things you are most grateful for.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Visit the oldest fence in New York, which encompasses New York's first public park
Find and photograph a shrine to the first American-born Catholic saint. Tell us something interesting about the building in your caption.
Take a team photo in front of "Group of Four Trees", by Jean Dubuffet
Take a photo next to The Fearless Girl by Kristen Visbal emulating her pose.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
Share a street hot dog or pretzel, Lady & the Tramp-style
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 member of the truth team snap your picture in front of the #FinishtIt mural in the truth zone
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.
Compete against another team and play some yard games in the festival area
Participate in the warm-up/ team dance competition taking place at the pavilion at roughly 6:45
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the pavilion)
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
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.