Show us your team's interpretation of Boston Native Conan O'brien's String Dance. #teamcoco
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Recreate a scene from your favorite movie that takes place in Boston
Do your best parkour moves at a local park. Loudly state the word "Parkour" while performing these daring moves.
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.
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.
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
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)
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Put a picture of Lavar Burtons face on a kite and fly it high, just like Reading Rainbow. Don't forget to sing the theme song.
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)
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Impress us with your connections/access to one of Massachusetts's professional sports teams.
Eat two crickets #doubledareyou.
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.
Take a picture with a real love sugar glider. ***Hint there are sugar gliders in a pet store near Patrons, the second Cotopaxi checkpoint. :)
Recreate your favorite Boston sports moment and tag the hero of your story on social media.
Very politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Get a celebrity with over 5,000 followers to tweet/retweet something with our hashtag and Twitter handle, @cotopaxi (prove with screenshot).
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Tandem cartwheel with a teammate for at least one full rotation. (need a lesson? tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Hold a formal hula hoop Contest with stranger not participating in the Questival.
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.
Video of a team member slam dunking a basketball on a regulation 10' high hoop (if you're short get creative).
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.
Make large signs and cheer on a random park sporting event, make sure they know you're a fan and make them feel like an allstar.
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)
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
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing Bicycle Race by Queen together whilst doing so.
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Find a Razor scooter, and shoot a 15 second demo video trying to get sponsored.
Go tandem longboarding while singing "Don't Go Breaking My Heart".
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
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 >
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
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.
Leave a book at a little free library/tiny library (not a public or city library). Take a video explaining your addition. #readingisFUNdamental
Donate healthy nonperishable food to the homeless shelter or food bank of your choice. Minimum two items per teammate.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Find and photograph these 6 state quarters together with your totem, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Vermont, New York and New Hampshire.
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal memory from your childhood. Dig deep.
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
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
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.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Play a pop song on a kazoo/harmonica. Tag the song in your caption.
Perform a blind taste test with a cornstarch packing peanut and a puffy cheeto.
Get llama nail art.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
Create a 15 second Rube Goldberg machine.
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.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly
Find and photograph a Maine license plate. The real thing not a photo or any other facsimile.
Get a major league athlete or celebrity to say "Cotopaxi makes Gear for Good."
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Take a photo of the Salem Village Witchcraft Victims Memorial. In your caption tell us approximately how many people died from 1692 -1693 in the Salem Witch Trials.
Get 100 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
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)
Take team photos in front of your 4 favorite sites along the Freedom Trail and post a collage.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
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.)
Visit “Shaw Memorial” by Augustus Saint-Gaudens, 1897
Take a picture at the Boston Common Memorial Day tribute. Be respectful. So many beautiful flags. :)
Face swap with a stranger not participating in the Questival post a video of the results.
Find the "one man band" at the Boston Common and dance as a team to the sweet music.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Join forces with another team and choreograph a 15 second fight scene (fake fight scene, think action movie). Two totems required.
Dress up like your Favorite Founding Father, make a homemade button that says "push me" and stick it on your person. Stand like a statue at a public place and wait for a stranger to press the button. Once the button is pushed recite a few facts about the person who you are dressed as.
Visit Edgar Allan Poe Square and recite your favorite line from his catalogue.
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.
Partake of the official State Dessert of Massachusetts with no hands.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator
Bowl a strike at a bowling alley... then moonwalk backwards and yell Questival.
Go to a bowling alley and challenge a group of strangers to a 'bowl off' and go head to head with them. Losers buy drinks for the winner.
Give one of your team members a performance review in a real boardroom.
Filter water from a natural source and drink it. Water must be properly filtered and no a kitchen filter does not filter properly.
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)
Film a video out in the wilderness illustrating how to find a clean and safe natural water source for drinking.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you origamized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Take a team photo in front of the graffiti on Skull Cliff
Visit Lynn Woods Reservation and take a team photo with the Stone Tower
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
Collect 50 pieces of trash along a hiking trail and recycle what you can. #dogood
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Hike to the summit of Holt Hill at Ward Reservation and take a creative team photo with the Solstice Stones.
Plan a 3 day backpacking meal, film a video explaining what you would bring and share some backpacking food tricks and tips
Cross the border with another state. Take a video at the border doing your best Michael Jackson dance moves. #beatit
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
Boulder one problem outdoors.
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nightime hours.
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
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.
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.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nightime hours.
Skip a rock at least 7 times on water.
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire. Complete this challenge during nightime hours.
Craft a canoe out of cardboard and float a teammate in it. Must float for 5 seconds minimum and teammate must stay dry.
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.
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.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire. 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)
Eat a beetle #doubledareyou.
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Visit the Great Boston Molasses Flood Plaque, tell us how many people were killed in your caption.
Hit a bullseye on a real dartboard from regulation distance, it's 7 feet 9.25 inches FYI.
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 in front of the oldest bar in Boston. Tell us what year it was built in your caption.
Take a photo of the Boston Stone. In your caption, tell us what year is carved into it
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Massachusetts.
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of Boston
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)
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
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 a photo of the Golden Grasshopper Weathervane. In your caption tell us how to pronounce the name of the building underneath it.
Take a video of a team member singing the intro of "Cheers" in front of a bar.
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Go to a restaurant and order a bowl of Boston's finest Clam Chowder. Tell us where you went in the caption.
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
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.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
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)
Write a note with 10 things you love about Boston and leave it for someone else to find.
Take part in the "Follow-the-Llama" Dance competition, get a photo/video of someone from your team participating. #goforthegold!
Take a selfie or a team picture with Miguel the Llama. (We will announced from the stage when Miguel arrives)
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.
Visit the Noosa Tent and get a free sample of their delicious fare, take a picture of your team enjoying it.
Play a round of Giant "Beer" Pong, Giant Connect Four, or Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
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.
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.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite adventure movie with a brief explanation why.
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.