Feeling Knotty & Boulder
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.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal memory from your childhood. Dig deep.
Recreate your favorite nightmare. Be theatrical. 15 second video. Totem needs to be visible.
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
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.
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.
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Hug the official tree of the state of New York.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
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.
Find a way to photograph the WWI fighter plane on top of 77 Water Street. Make sure you have permission to be at your vantage point. Don't forget your totem.
Take a photo of your team looking down the “Portal Down to Old New York.”
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
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")
Carve a llama into a pumpkin
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.
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
***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 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.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
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.
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
Perform a musical number from a Broadway production somewhere on Broadway as a team.
Hold a formal freestyle rap off with a stranger not participating in the Questival.
Recreate your favorite SNL skit at Rockefeller Plaza
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of New York.
Visit the Mid-Manhattan Library and take a photo with a book that's related to NYC (i.e. The Gangs of New York)
Post a photo from Questival to your blog and put the url in the caption. (Screenshot).
Visit Grand Central Terminal and identify and point out Taurus on the ceiling
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 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."
Find and photograph "EARTH POTENTIAL" by Katja Novitskova
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing Bicycle Race by Queen together whilst doing so.
Order some food and record a review as if you are Anthony Bourdain.
Jog across the Brooklyn bridge as a team. Upload a timelapse video to illustrate you've done it.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Take a picture of a ghost.
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Boulder one problem outdoors.
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of New York
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.
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
Very politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
Find and photograph one of the Life Underground pieces by Tom Otterness
Picture scollage riding 2 separate forms of public transit.
Bike a 6 mile loop in Central Park, track with fitness app or gps and upload screenshot
Film a video telling us what the official New York State motto is and how your team lives by it
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)
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite scary movie with brief explanation why.
Throw a pile of leaves in the air and capture it in a slow motion video #justfallthings
Collect a variety of different colored fall leaves, at least 6 different shades of colors. Give them to someone's mom.
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.
Purchase a Cotopaxi product from our Merch tent (at this Questival!), and take a photo using it in the wild.
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you origamized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
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)
Write a note with 10 things you love about New York City and leave it for someone else to find.
Make a list of your most proud moments and your most shameful moments of 2017. Make some goals for the last quarter.
Share a street hot dog or pretzel, Lady & the Tramp-style
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Make a list of 50 things you are most grateful for.
Take a team photo in front of the Pulitzer fountain
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite Halloween song. Tag James Corden @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
Go bobbing for a fruit or vegetable of your choice, anything except apples!
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Recreate your favorite scene from a Halloween themed movie.
Take a 15 second video and tell what the New York state motto means to you.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include NYC 2017.
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.
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.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Make a caramel apple, (or onion if you're feeling sassy) and share it with a friend not participating in Questival. Film their reaction. No storebought caramel apples.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Get llama nail art.
Purchase the largest pumpkin you can find and do 'kettlebell' squats with it in your strong arms.
Upload a timelapse video of a teammate running up 10 flights of stairs as fast as they can. Tell us your time in your caption.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
It's getting colder outside, put on as many sweaters as you can (5+) and body slam a teamate
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.
Break the official fruit of the state of new york in half with your bare hands. Take a bite, it's tasty.
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.
Visit the smallest piece of private property in NYC. Take a photo of your team standing around it holding hands.
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
Pie a teammate with a pumpkin pie. Slowmo video.
Smash a pie in one of your teammates face, pumpkin or otherwise. Slow motion video.
Video your best scare on a teammate.
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!).
Perform at an open mic night at a comedy club (not a karaoke bar, come on guys). Give it your best shot. #youcandoit
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
Eat an entire can (15 oz minimum) of canned pumpkin baking filling as fast as you can. Post your time in the video description.
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.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Purchase some Bratwurst from a reputable source and grill them up and eat them. #oktoberfest
Research your favorite conspiracy theory, make a tri fold presentation and film a 15 second video explaining why we should all be terrified. #thetruthisoutthere
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Show us your best layup in the KAWS designed basketball courts in Sara D. Roosevelt Park
Walk two lengths of a slackline without falling off. Timelapse video. Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in.
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)
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Find and photograph a New Mexico State Quarter.
Find the best $1 pizza slice and take a video of someone on your team explaining why they think it's the best
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Order some dumplings in Flushing or Chinatown in Manhattan and feed them to a teammate using chopsticks with your non-dominate hand
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Jog across the Williamsburg bridge as a team. Upload a timelapse video to illustrate you've done it.
Run your favorite football play with your team against another team. Two totems required. Complete away from check-in/checkpoints.
Have a teammate record you in a challenge at the truth zone & upload the video. You can win sweet truth merch!
Compete against another team and play some yard games in the festival area
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the pavilion)
Find an IRC rep and ask them to tell you a fact about the IRC's mission to help refugees. Upload a video of something you learned, and expressing support for refugees. (IRC reps wearing yellow buttons)
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.
Participate in the warm-up/ team dance competition taking place at the pavilion at roughly 6:45
Have a member of the truth team snap your picture in front of the #FinishtIt mural in the truth zone
Donate to the IRC by clicking on this link. Upload a screenshot of your donation.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
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
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.