Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
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.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
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.
Go to Times Square put on your headphones and karaoke your heart out to your favorite song, the whole song, BE LOUD. (aka "Headphone Karaoke")
Ride a broomstick through a public place. (Be a respectful witch or warlock.)
Perform a musical number from a Broadway production somewhere on Broadway as a team.
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.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
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.
Visit the Mid-Manhattan Library and take a photo with a book that's related to NYC (i.e. The Gangs of New York)
Visit Grand Central Terminal and identify and point out Taurus on the ceiling
***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
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
Jog across the Williamsburg bridge as a team. Upload a timelapse video to illustrate you've done it.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Break the official fruit of the state of new york in half with your bare hands. Take a bite, it's tasty.
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)
Order some dumplings in Flushing or Chinatown in Manhattan and feed them to a teammate using chopsticks with your non-dominate hand
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Write a note with 10 things you love about New York City and leave it for someone else to find.
Smash a pie in one of your teammates face, pumpkin or otherwise. Slow motion video.
Picture scollage riding 2 separate forms of public transit.
Take a photo next to The Fearless Girl by Kristen Visbal emulating her pose.
Visit the oldest fence in New York, which encompasses New York's first public park
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Dress up in all orange and camouflage in with some pumpkins.
Purchase the largest pumpkin you can find and do 'kettlebell' squats with it in your strong arms.
Rake up a big pile of leaves and jump in it in a slow motion video.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Throw a pile of leaves in the air and capture it in a slow motion video #justfallthings
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of New York
Jog across the Brooklyn bridge as a team. Upload a timelapse video to illustrate you've done it.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
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.
Visit and photograph an iconic building designed by Frank Lloyd Wright
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
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)
Find a real life black cat; be nice and don't terrorize it.
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
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
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the pavilion)
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.