Grab the Moose by the Llama
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.
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
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.
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.
Eat two crickets #doubledareyou.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Take a picture with a real love sugar glider. ***Hint there are sugar gliders in a pet store near Patrons, the second Cotopaxi checkpoint. :)
Get 50 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
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)
Get 15 high fives in 15 seconds from 15 different people not participating in the questival.
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Check out the oldest US Navy ship that is still afloat. Tell us how old it is in your caption.
Take a photo in front of the skinniest house in Boston. Keep your distance and be respectful of the residents as the house is privately owned and occupied.
Show us your team's interpretation of Boston Native Conan O'brien's String Dance. #teamcoco
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
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 something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
Do your best parkour moves at a local park. Loudly state the word "Parkour" while performing these daring moves.
Post a photo from Questival to your blog and put the url in the caption. (Screenshot).
Join forces with another team and choreograph a 15 second fight scene (fake fight scene, think action movie). Two totems required.
Recreate your favorite Boston sports moment and tag the hero of your story on social media.
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of Boston
Face swap with a stranger not participating in the Questival post a video of the results.
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Find and take a team photograph with this mural during daylight hours. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Recreate a scene from your favorite movie that takes place in Boston
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.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
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.
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Recreate a Debbie Downer SNL sketch from Boston Native Rachel Dratch.
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Massachusetts.
Take a picture at the Boston Common Memorial Day tribute. Be respectful. So many beautiful flags. :)
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.
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing Bicycle Race by Queen together whilst doing so.
Take a team photo with the largest piece of copyrighted artwork in the world in the background.
Get 100 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
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.
Film a video out in the wilderness illustrating how to find a clean and safe natural water source for drinking.
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.
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
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)
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you origamized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
Walk two lengths of a slackline without falling off. Timelapse video. 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 >
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Plan a 3 day backpacking meal, film a video explaining what you would bring and share some backpacking food tricks and tips
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Collect 50 pieces of trash along a hiking trail and recycle what you can. #dogood
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)
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the 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.
Filter water from a natural source and drink it. Water must be properly filtered and no a kitchen filter does not filter properly.
Drink water from a freshwater spring (a spring is a point where groundwater flows out of the ground, and is thus where the aquifer surface meets the surface of the earth).
Cross the border with another state. Take a video at the border doing your best Michael Jackson dance moves. #beatit
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
Video of a team member slam dunking a basketball on a regulation 10' high hoop (if you're short get creative).
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
During daylight hours do an actual "Gronk Spike" celebration dance with Gillette Stadium (Foxborough) in the background, yes the actual stadium.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
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)
Hike the trails of the Blue Hills Reservation and take a team photo at Eliot Tower.
Partake of the official State Dessert of Massachusetts with no hands.
Donate healthy nonperishable food to the homeless shelter or food bank of your choice. Minimum two items per teammate.
Leave a book at a little free library/tiny library (not a public or city library). Take a video explaining your addition. #readingisFUNdamental
Contact the nonprofit of your choice and schedule a time to go in and volunteer with them after the Questival. (PLEASE if you complete this challenge make sure to honor your commitment). #integrity
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Recreate your favorite music video from either Marky Mark or New Kids on the Block.
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.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Give a team-member a mohawk. Do it right, buzz everything but the spine. fohawks could be grounds for disqualification.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Perform a blind taste test with a cornstarch packing peanut and a puffy cheeto.
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Find and photograph these 6 state quarters together with your totem, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Vermont, New York and New Hampshire.
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
Visit the Great Boston Molasses Flood Plaque, tell us how many people were killed in your caption.
Take team photos in front of your 4 favorite sites along the Freedom Trail and post a collage.
Visit “Shaw Memorial” by Augustus Saint-Gaudens, 1897
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.
Visit your favorite Karaoke bar/restaurant spot and sing a song by any Colorado local artist.
Get llama nail art.
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Massachusetts state motto means to you.
Go to a busy part of Downtown Boston put on your headphones and karaoke your heart out to your favorite song, the whole song, BE LOUD. (aka "Headphone Karaoke")
Take a video of a team member singing the intro of "Cheers" in front of a bar.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
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 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.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Go to a restaurant and order a bowl of Boston's finest Clam Chowder. Tell us where you went in the caption.
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 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.
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Write a note with 10 things you love about Boston and leave it for someone else to find.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. 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 >)
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Play a round of Giant "Beer" Pong, Giant Connect Four, or Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
Visit the Noosa Tent and get a free sample of their delicious fare, take a picture of your team enjoying it.
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)
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.
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.
Come up with and film a 15 second team handshake or cheer.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite adventure movie with a brief explanation why.
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.
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.