Katzen & Delia
Break a wishbone with your bestie and make a wish if you win.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite Halloween song. Tag James Corden @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator
Picture scollage riding 2 separate forms of public transit.
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
Visit Grand Central Terminal and identify and point out Taurus on the ceiling
Have a teammate do 10 handstand pushups against the Chrysler building.
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.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
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.
**** PRIZE CHALENGE**** Recreate a memorable Hallowen moment from your childhood, the more authentic the better.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Recreate your favorite scene from a Halloween themed movie.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons.
Tandem cartwheel with a teammate for at least one full rotation. (need a lesson? tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Hug the official tree of the state of New York.
Collect a variety of different colored fall leaves, at least 6 different shades of colors. Give them to someone's mom.
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
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 team photo in front of the Pulitzer fountain
Hug the empire state building, do a little research and tell us an interest fact about the iconic building 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.
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.
Find and photograph a Toynbee Tile on the ground somewhere. Tell us what you think it means in your caption.
Show us your best fade away as you throw some trash into a garbage can with Madison Square Garden in the background
Take a picture of a ghost.
Take a photo next to the Death Avenue Plaque. Tell us why 10th Avenue used to be called Death Avenue in your caption.
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
Find and photograph "The Floaters" by Henry Taylor.
Upload a timelapse video of your team walking along The Highline
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)
Find and photograph one of the Life Underground pieces by Tom Otterness
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Dress up in all orange and camouflage in with some pumpkins.
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
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
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.
Very politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
As a team, dress in any costume and do the Thriller dance in a public venue of your choice. #dothebestyoucan
Go to a thrift store and create the most basic fall outfit you can.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Create (and eat) the weirdest bagel and cream cheese combination. We recommend using a rainbow bagel.
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Get help from strangers and spell "OKTOBERQUEST" using one human body to make each one of the letters. (Other questival participants do not count as strangers for this one.)
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)
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
****PRIZE CHALLENGE**** Dress up like a vampire and walk through a public sunny place with an umbrella shading you from the sun.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
Jog across the Brooklyn bridge as a team. Upload a timelapse video to illustrate you've done it.
Share a street hot dog or pretzel, Lady & the Tramp-style
Make a list of 50 things you are most grateful for.
Make a list of your most proud moments and your most shameful moments of 2017. Make some goals for the last quarter.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Take a 1st day back to school photo as a team on a porch or stoop complete with backpacks and 1st day of school clothes and maybe even lunchboxes
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
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.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Leave a scary book at a little free library/tiny library (not a public or city library). Take a video explaining your addition. #readingisFUNdamental
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of New York
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.
Write a note with 10 things you love about New York City and leave it for someone else to find.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Carve a llama into a pumpkin
Make a smoothie using at least 1 part pumpkin and 4 different fruits or vegetables.
As a team make a video showing us a pumpkin carving techinique on a real pumpkin.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Break the official fruit of the state of new york in half with your bare hands. Take a bite, it's tasty.
Purchase the largest pumpkin you can find and do 'kettlebell' squats with it in your strong arms.
It's getting colder outside, put on as many sweaters as you can (5+) and body slam a teamate
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include NYC 2017.
Video your best scare on a teammate.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal memory from your childhood. Dig deep.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Research your favorite conspiracy theory, make a tri fold presentation and film a 15 second video explaining why we should all be terrified. #thetruthisoutthere
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Recreate your favorite nightmare. Be theatrical. 15 second video. Totem needs to be visible.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Post a photo from Questival to your blog and put the url in the caption. (Screenshot).
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite scary movie with brief explanation why.
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.
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.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
***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
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Find and photograph a shrine to the first American-born Catholic saint. Tell us something interesting about the building in your caption.
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
Take a photo of your team looking down the “Portal Down to Old New York.”
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.
Give one of your team members a performance review in a real boardroom.
Hold a formal freestyle rap off with a stranger not participating in the Questival.
Run your favorite football play with your team against another team. Two totems required. Complete away from check-in/checkpoints.
Find and photograph "EARTH POTENTIAL" by Katja Novitskova
Dress up as an investigative team and make a chalk outline of one of your teammates.
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
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Film a video telling us what the official New York State motto is and how your team lives by it
Order some food and record a review as if you are Anthony Bourdain.
Order some dumplings in Flushing or Chinatown in Manhattan and feed them to a teammate using chopsticks with your non-dominate hand
Find and film "Masstransiscope" by Bill Brand.
Purchase a Cotopaxi product from our Merch tent (at this Questival!), and take a photo using it in the wild.
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.
Compete against another team and play some yard games in the festival area
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
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)
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.