What Is Dead May Never Die
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Recreate your favorite scene from a Halloween themed movie.
Boulder one problem outdoors.
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)
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal memory from your childhood. Dig deep.
Film a video showing how to check the oil, coolant, power steering fluid, brake fluid, and windshield wiper fluid levels in your car. Make sure everything is ship shape.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Bake a cake, and put candles on it. Find a stranger not participating in Questival and sing "Happy (insert the day, i.e. Saturday) To You" to them. Make sure they blow out the candles.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
****PRIZE CHALLENGE**** Dress up like a vampire and walk through a public sunny place with an umbrella shading you from the sun.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds on (SELECT BUSY PEDESTRIAN AREA)
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)
Make a 15 second music video for the song Ghostbusters by Ray Parker Jr
Do the Jack Skelington Mile. Run an entire mile with a jack-o-lantern on your head. Do it in a safe place and make sure you can breathe. Timelapse video required.
Do the Egg Nog Mile. Run a mile while drinking a 16 oz. cup of egg nog at every 1/4 mile (every lap if you're on a track). Timelapse video required. #returntosender
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
Dress up as an investigative team and make a chalk outline of one of your teammates.
Recreate your favorite nightmare. Be theatrical. 15 second video. Totem needs to be visible.
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
Eat two crickets #doubledareyou.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
As a team make a video showing us a pumpkin carving techinique on a real pumpkin.
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.
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
Find a real life black cat; be nice and don't terrorize it.
Research your favorite conspiracy theory, make a tri fold presentation and film a 15 second video explaining why we should all be terrified. #thetruthisoutthere
Carve a llama into a pumpkin
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
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
Smash a pie in one of your teammates face, pumpkin or otherwise. Slow motion video.
Pie a teammate with a pumpkin pie. Slowmo video.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite Halloween song. Tag James Corden @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
Video your best scare on a teammate.
Cool off in a natural waterfall (in = completely under getting wet).
Have a teammate hold their breath while completely submerged in a natural body of water for as long as they can. Submit timelapse footage and record the total time in the description. (don't forget your totem)
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Cross the border with another state. Take a video at the border doing your best Michael Jackson dance moves. #beatit
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include NYC 2017.
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of New York
Make a smoothie using at least 1 part pumpkin and 4 different fruits or vegetables.
Eat an entire can (15 oz minimum) of canned pumpkin baking filling as fast as you can. Post your time in the video description.
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.
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.
Break the official fruit of the state of new york in half with your bare hands. Take a bite, it's tasty.
Have a teammate do 10 handstand pushups against the Chrysler building.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Take a team photo in front of the Pulitzer fountain
Bike a 6 mile loop in Central Park, track with fitness app or gps and upload screenshot
Find and photograph a Toynbee Tile on the ground somewhere. Tell us what you think it means in your caption.
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.
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.
Picture scollage riding 2 separate forms of public transit.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Find and film "Masstransiscope" by Bill Brand.
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."
Order some dumplings in Flushing or Chinatown in Manhattan and feed them to a teammate using chopsticks with your non-dominate hand
Find and photograph "OY/YO" by Deborah Kass
Jog across the Williamsburg bridge as a team. Upload a timelapse video to illustrate you've done it.
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
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.
Find and photograph "EARTH POTENTIAL" by Katja Novitskova
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
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 of your team looking down the “Portal Down to Old New York.”
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
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.
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.
Jog across the Brooklyn bridge as a team. Upload a timelapse video to illustrate you've done it.
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
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)
Have a member of the truth team snap your picture in front of the #FinishtIt mural in the truth zone
Have a teammate record you in a challenge at the truth zone & upload the video. You can win sweet truth merch!
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
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
Donate to the IRC by clicking on this link. Upload a screenshot of your donation.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite adventure movie with a brief explanation why.
Come up with and film a 15 second team handshake or cheer.
Start a public dance party and using the Michael Jackson's "Beat It". Get at least 5 strangers involved.
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.