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As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
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.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Show us your best layup in the KAWS designed basketball courts in Sara D. Roosevelt Park
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.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Show us your best fade away as you throw some trash into a garbage can with Madison Square Garden in the background
Dress up in all orange and camouflage in with some pumpkins.
Find and photograph a Toynbee Tile on the ground somewhere. Tell us what you think it means in your caption.
Visit Grand Central Terminal and identify and point out Taurus on the ceiling
Visit the Mid-Manhattan Library and take a photo with a book that's related to NYC (i.e. The Gangs of New York)
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Sip a cup of coffee in NYC's signature "We Are Happy to Serve You" blue cup
Upload a timelapse video of your team walking along The Highline
Find and photograph "The Floaters" by Henry Taylor.
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of New York.
Find and photograph one of the Life Underground pieces by Tom Otterness
Order some food and record a review as if you are Anthony Bourdain.
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.
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."
****PRIZE CHALLENGE**** Dress up like a vampire and walk through a public sunny place with an umbrella shading you from the sun.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Find and photograph "EARTH POTENTIAL" by Katja Novitskova
Jog across the Brooklyn bridge as a team. Upload a timelapse video to illustrate you've done it.
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
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.
Ride a broomstick through a public place. (Be a respectful witch or warlock.)
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Write a note with 10 things you love about New York City and leave it for someone else to find.
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
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.
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.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Recreate your favorite scene from a Halloween themed movie.
Break the official fruit of the state of new york in half with your bare hands. Take a bite, it's tasty.
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
Eat an entire can (15 oz minimum) of canned pumpkin baking filling as fast as you can. Post your time in the video description.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
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.
Leave a scary book at a little free library/tiny library (not a public or city library). Take a video explaining your addition. #readingisFUNdamental
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite scary movie with brief explanation why.
Picture scollage riding 2 separate forms of public transit.
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.
Find and film "Masstransiscope" by Bill Brand.
Hold a staring contest with stranger not participating in the questival while casually eating a piece of fruit..... don't break eye contact.
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
Have a teammate record you in a challenge at the truth zone & upload the video. You can win sweet truth merch!
Participate in the warm-up/ team dance competition taking place at the pavilion at roughly 6:45
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.
Donate to the IRC by clicking on this link. Upload a screenshot of your donation.
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
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
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.
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.