Extreme Friends 9000
Go bobbing for a fruit or vegetable of your choice, anything except apples!
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.
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.
Get 15 high fives in 15 seconds from 15 different people not participating in the questival.
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.
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Order some food and record a review as if you are Anthony Bourdain.
Write a note with 10 things you love about New York City and leave it for someone else to find.
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 or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Tandem cartwheel with a teammate for at least one full rotation. (need a lesson? tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
Take a photo of your team looking down the “Portal Down to Old New York.”
Find and photograph a shrine to the first American-born Catholic saint. Tell us something interesting about the building in your caption.
Hug the official tree of the state of New York.
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of New York.
Visit the oldest fence in New York, which encompasses New York's first public park
Take a photo next to The Fearless Girl by Kristen Visbal emulating her pose.
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite scary movie with brief explanation why.
Have a corn husking race. Challenge 2 strangers to husk cobs faster than you. 15 second video. Include totem. Clean up the mess.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Look up a few lines from a famous Opera and sign them in front of Carnegie Hall. The lines you sing must be in Italiano.
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")
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of New York
Research your favorite conspiracy theory, make a tri fold presentation and film a 15 second video explaining why we should all be terrified. #thetruthisoutthere
Take a 15 second video and tell what the New York state motto means to you.
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)
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)
Put on your favorite costume from your childhood and take pictues with 5 strangers with their permission. Post a collage.
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.
Order a frozen treat at Serendipity and share it as a team
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds on (SELECT BUSY PEDESTRIAN AREA)
Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful 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.
Very politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
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.
Take a team photo in front of the Pulitzer fountain
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Film a video telling us what the official New York State motto is and how your team lives by it
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Play a pop song on a kazoo/harmonica. Tag the song in your caption.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include NYC 2017.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
Share a street hot dog or pretzel, Lady & the Tramp-style
Collect a variety of different colored fall leaves, at least 6 different shades of colors. Give them to someone's mom.
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.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
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.
Throw a pile of leaves in the air and capture it in a slow motion video #justfallthings
Rake up a big pile of leaves and jump in it in a slow motion video.
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)
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
***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
Picture scollage riding 2 separate forms of public transit.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
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.
Purchase the largest pumpkin you can find and do 'kettlebell' squats with it in your strong arms.
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing Bicycle Race by Queen together whilst doing so.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Find and photograph a Toynbee Tile on the ground somewhere. Tell us what you think it means in your caption.
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.
Ride a broomstick through a public place. (Be a respectful witch or warlock.)
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Recreate your favorite scene from a Halloween themed movie.
It's getting colder outside, put on as many sweaters as you can (5+) and body slam a teamate
Take a picture of a ghost.
Purchase a Cotopaxi product from our Merch tent (at this Questival!), and take a photo using it in the wild.
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.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Jog across the Brooklyn bridge as a team. Upload a timelapse video to illustrate you've done it.
Recreate your favorite nightmare. Be theatrical. 15 second video. Totem needs to be visible.
Break the official fruit of the state of new york in half with your bare hands. Take a bite, it's tasty.
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Find and photograph "EARTH POTENTIAL" by Katja Novitskova
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite Halloween song. Tag James Corden @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Go to a bowling alley and challenge a group of strangers to a 'bowl off' and go head to head with them. Losers buy drinks for the winner.
Bowl a strike at a bowling alley... then moonwalk backwards and yell Questival. #pinpals
Go to a driving range and hold a team long-drive competition. Record your longest drive.
Find and photograph "The Floaters" by Henry Taylor.
Upload a timelapse video of your team walking along The Highline
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Find and photograph one of the Life Underground pieces by Tom Otterness
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
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
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
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the pavilion)
Compete against another team and play some yard games in the festival area
Donate to the IRC by clicking on this link. Upload a screenshot of your donation.
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
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.
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.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite adventure movie with a brief explanation why.