Carve a llama into a pumpkin
****PRIZE CHALLENGE**** Dress up like a vampire and walk through a public sunny place with an umbrella shading you from the sun.
It's getting colder outside, put on as many sweaters as you can (5+) and body slam a teamate
Order some dumplings in Flushing or Chinatown in Manhattan and feed them to a teammate using chopsticks with your non-dominate hand
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)
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
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.
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you origamized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
Dress up as an investigative team and make a chalk outline of one of your teammates.
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)
Boulder one problem outdoors.
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.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds on (SELECT BUSY PEDESTRIAN AREA)
Hold a staring contest with stranger not participating in the questival while casually eating a piece of fruit..... don't break eye contact.
**** PRIZE CHALENGE**** Recreate a memorable Hallowen moment from your childhood, the more authentic the better.
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)
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Order a slice of pizza from your favorite spot, and try to eat it in one bite
Find a real life black cat; be nice and don't terrorize it.
Perform a musical number from a Broadway production somewhere on Broadway as a team.
Take a picture of a ghost.
Dress up in all orange and camouflage in with some pumpkins.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Recreate your favorite scene from a Halloween themed movie.
Put on your favorite costume from your childhood and take pictues with 5 strangers with their permission. Post a collage.
Recreate your favorite nightmare. Be theatrical. 15 second video. Totem needs to be visible.
As a team, dress in any costume and do the Thriller dance in a public venue of your choice. #dothebestyoucan
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
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.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
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."
Throw a pile of leaves in the air and capture it in a slow motion video #justfallthings
Bike a 6 mile loop in Central Park, track with fitness app or gps and upload screenshot
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
As a team make a video showing us a pumpkin carving techinique on a real pumpkin.
Sip a cup of coffee in NYC's signature "We Are Happy to Serve You" blue cup
Picture scollage riding 2 separate forms of public transit.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Go bobbing for a fruit or vegetable of your choice, anything except apples!
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
Break the official fruit of the state of new york in half with your bare hands. Take a bite, it's tasty.
Make a smoothie using at least 1 part pumpkin and 4 different fruits or vegetables.
Pie a teammate with a pumpkin pie. Slowmo video.
Ride a broomstick through a public place. (Be a respectful witch or warlock.)
Very politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
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.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
Purchase the largest pumpkin you can find and do 'kettlebell' squats with it in your strong arms.
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.
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
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.
Eat an entire can (15 oz minimum) of canned pumpkin baking filling as fast as you can. Post your time in the video description.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
Smash a pie in one of your teammates face, pumpkin or otherwise. Slow motion video.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Order some food and record a review as if you are Anthony Bourdain.
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Make a list of your most proud moments and your most shameful moments of 2017. Make some goals for the last quarter.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include NYC 2017.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Have a teammate record you in a challenge at the truth zone & upload the video. You can win sweet truth merch!
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)
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
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite adventure movie with a brief explanation why.
Start a public dance party and using the Michael Jackson's "Beat It". Get at least 5 strangers involved.
Come up with and film a 15 second team handshake or cheer.