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Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Massachusetts.
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)
Visit “Shaw Memorial” by Augustus Saint-Gaudens, 1897
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.
Challenge a non-Questival participant to a jump rope competition in a public space. Provide the jump ropes and offer a prize if they win. #goodsportsmanship
Take a video of a team member singing the intro of "Cheers" in front of a bar.
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.
Get help from strangers and spell "QUESTIVAL" using one human body as each of the letters. (Other questival participants do not count as strangers for this one.)
Get a major league athlete or celebrity to say "Cotopaxi makes Gear for Good."
Donate healthy nonperishable food to the homeless shelter or food bank of your choice. Minimum two items per teammate.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Find and take a team photograph with this art instilation during daylight hours. Do not climb on the art! (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Find and take a team photograph with this mural during daylight hours. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Visit “Betances Mural” by Lilli Ann Killen Rosenberg, 1979
Take a team photo with the largest piece of copyrighted artwork in the world in the background.
Take a picture of your entire team sitting on the Jamaica Pond Bench.
Get 50 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Impress us with your connections/access to one of Massachusetts's professional sports teams.
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Get 15 high fives in 15 seconds from 15 different people not participating in the questival.
Check out the oldest US Navy ship that is still afloat. Tell us how old it is in your caption.
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
Play the Charleston Bells as you walk across Charles RIver Dam
Get the best deal you can get on food with a coupon.
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Go to a busy part of Downtown Boston put on your headphones and karaoke your heart out to your favorite song, the whole song, BE LOUD. (aka "Headphone Karaoke")
Do your best parkour moves at a local park. Loudly state the word "Parkour" while performing these daring moves.
Recreate a scene from your favorite movie that takes place in Boston
Go to a local thrift store and find a unique item. Take said item to a crowded area, ask a quiz question and then deliver the item to a stranger for a correct response. Record their reaction.
Go to a public place and eat a stock of cauliflower 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)
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.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
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)
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of public transit.
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Hold a staring contest with stranger not participating in the questival while casually eating a piece of fruit..... don't break eye contact 15 second minimum.
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
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.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Go to a grocery store and pretend an avocado (or a similar looking item) is a dragon egg from Game of Thrones. Have a ceremony with a teammate to crown the Queen of the Dragons.
Face swap with a stranger not participating in the Questival post a video of the results.
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.
Order some food and record a review as if you are Guy Fieri while you eat it. Remember to say "money" over and over to be authentic.
Find and photograph a Maine license plate. The real thing not a photo or any other facsimile.
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
Leave a book at a little free library/tiny library (not a public or city library). Take a video explaining your addition. #readingisFUNdamental
Find and photograph these 6 state quarters together with your totem, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Vermont, New York and New Hampshire.
Get llama nail art.
Write a note with 10 things you love about Boston and leave it for someone else to find.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you origamized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
Plan a 3 day backpacking meal, film a video explaining what you would bring and share some backpacking food tricks and tips
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients
As a team sing the state song of Massachusetts. Sing it loud sing it proud. (*hint - it's the one written by Arthur J. Marsh)
***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 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Recreate your favorite music video from either Marky Mark or New Kids on the Block.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Show us your team's interpretation of Boston Native Conan O'brien's String Dance. #teamcoco
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of Boston
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Massachusetts state motto means to you.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
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.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds near Faneuil Hall Marketplace. Do a little research and tell us something about the location's history in your caption.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Post a photo from Questival to your blog and put the url in the caption. (Screenshot).
Take team photos in front of your 4 favorite sites along the Freedom Trail and post a collage.
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Go to a restaurant and order a bowl of Boston's finest Clam Chowder. Tell us where you went in the caption.
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
Go to a public place where music is playing and challenge a stranger not participating in questival to a dance battle. Make it legit. Create non-monetary stakes. Loser pays up. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Lay face down motionless in a public area for 60 seconds or until a stranger comes to check on you. Timelapse. ((Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in also don't forget your totem)
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Take a photo of the Golden Grasshopper Weathervane. In your caption tell us how to pronounce the name of the building underneath it.
Visit the Great Boston Molasses Flood Plaque, tell us how many people were killed in your caption.
Partake of the official State Dessert of Massachusetts with no hands.
Take a photo in front of the skinniest house in Boston. Keep your distance and be respectful of the residents as the house is privately owned and occupied.
Take a photo in front of the oldest bar in Boston. Tell us what year it was built in your caption.
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Take a selfie or a team picture with Miguel the Llama. (We will announced from the stage when Miguel arrives)
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.
Visit the High Brew Tent and get a can of High Brew for you and your teammates to keep you up the next 24 hours. Take a creative photo with your take.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Visit the Noosa Tent and get a free sample of their delicious fare, take a picture of your team enjoying it.
Play a round of Giant "Beer" Pong, Giant Connect Four, or Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.