Four Strangers, One Goal
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Massachusetts state motto means to you.
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Convince a non-Questival participant to paint their face with the logo of your favorite sports franchise
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Recreate your favorite music video from either Marky Mark or New Kids on the Block.
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
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.
Recreate your favorite Boston sports moment and tag the hero of your story on social media.
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly
Plan a 3 day backpacking meal, film a video explaining what you would bring and share some backpacking food tricks and tips
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
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)
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Leave a book at a little free library/tiny library (not a public or city library). Take a video explaining your addition. #readingisFUNdamental
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
Personally thank a current/former professor/teacher/coach for the impact they have had on your life. Phone, facetime or skype.
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
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.
While camping in the wilderness document/photograph at least 4 different types of wildlife, each unique/from separate animal families. (Don't forget the totem)
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.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (5pm-7pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Patrons (138 Brighton Ave., Allston, MA. 02134), complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp. Plan accordingly the challenge takes some time to complete.
Post a photo from Questival to your blog and put the url in the caption. (Screenshot).
Check out the oldest US Navy ship that is still afloat. Tell us how old it is in your caption.
Face swap with a stranger not participating in the Questival post a video of the results.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Play the Charleston Bells as you walk across Charles RIver Dam
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
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 the Great Boston Molasses Flood Plaque, tell us how many people were killed in your caption.
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.
Recreate a Debbie Downer SNL sketch from Boston Native Rachel Dratch.
Show us your team's interpretation of Boston Native Conan O'brien's String Dance. #teamcoco
Write a note with 10 things you love about Boston and leave it for someone else to find.
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)
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of Boston
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)
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Dress up like your Favorite Founding Father, make a homemade button that says "push me" and stick it on your person. Stand like a statue at a public place and wait for a stranger to press the button. Once the button is pushed recite a few facts about the person who you are dressed as.
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
Share a large melon as a team, carefully create a helmet from the melon. Take your picture with a non-Questival-participant while wearing your creation. Tap this challenge then tap GO for inspiration >
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.
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
Do your best parkour moves at a local park. Loudly state the word "Parkour" while performing these daring moves.
Take team photos in front of your 4 favorite sites along the Freedom Trail and post a collage.
Go to a restaurant and order a bowl of Boston's finest Clam Chowder. Tell us where you went in the caption.
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.
Get the best deal you can get on food with a coupon.
Make large signs and cheer on a random park sporting event, make sure they know you're a fan and make them feel like an allstar.
Take a photo or video with the official State Flower of Massachusetts.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural during daylight hours. (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 >)
Take a team picture with the biggest Memorial Day flag you can find. ***Hint - there is a giant vertical hanging flag somewhere in Boston.
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Find the "one man band" at the Boston Common and dance as a team to the sweet music.
Recreate a scene from your favorite movie that takes place in Boston
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Impress us with your connections/access to one of Massachusetts's professional sports teams.
Visit Edgar Allan Poe Square and recite your favorite line from his catalogue.
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Join forces with another team and choreograph a 15 second fight scene (fake fight scene, think action movie). Two totems required.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
Take a picture at the Boston Common Memorial Day tribute. Be respectful. So many beautiful flags. :)
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-2pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at the Boston Commons, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 1 stamp. Plan extra time, checkpoint closes at 2:00pm exactly.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
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)
Take a photo or video with a real live specimen of the official State Bird of Massachusetts.
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)
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing Bicycle Race by Queen together whilst doing so.
Hold a formal hula hoop Contest with stranger not participating in the Questival.
Take a load off and do some urban hammocking in a creative place. Be respectful of your anchor points when choosing a location (i.e. don't cross walkways/pathways)
Get 100 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Fit your whole team on a paddleboard and paddle at least 10 feet out into a natural body of water.
Get 50 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Very politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
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-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you origamized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
Hike the trails of the Blue Hills Reservation and take a team photo at Eliot Tower.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Cross the border with another state. Take a video at the border doing your best Michael Jackson dance moves. #beatit
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire. Complete this challenge during nightime hours.
Get llama nail art.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Take a team photo with the largest piece of copyrighted artwork in the world in the background.
Camp overnight in a tent in the wilderness give an MTV Cribs style tour of your entire campsite. (Sorry yard/house camping doesn't count)
Video of a team member slam dunking a basketball on a regulation 10' high hoop (if you're short get creative).
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire. Complete this challenge during nightime hours.
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
While camping in the wilderness make s'mores over a campfire add an extra ingredient and share your recipe in the caption. Complete this challenge during nightime hours.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
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.
Find and photograph a Maine license plate. The real thing not a photo or any other facsimile.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nightime hours.
While camping at in the wilderness make a commercial for a cologne/perfume based on the scent of campfire. Channel your inner Chanel™. Complete this challenge during nightime hours.
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nightime hours.
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
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
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.
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.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
Find and photograph these 6 state quarters together with your totem, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Vermont, New York and New Hampshire.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Take a photo in front of the oldest bar in Boston. Tell us what year it was built in your caption.
Visit your favorite Karaoke bar/restaurant spot and sing a song by any Colorado local artist.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Get a major league athlete or celebrity to say "Cotopaxi makes Gear for Good."
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.
Take a video of a team member singing the intro of "Cheers" in front of a bar.
Take a photo of the Golden Grasshopper Weathervane. In your caption tell us how to pronounce the name of the building underneath it.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Take part in the "Follow-the-Llama" Dance competition, get a photo/video of someone from your team participating. #goforthegold!
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.
Donate to the IRC by clicking on this link. Take a screenshot of your donation to the IRC tent. They'll give you a piece of fabric to write a "Message of Hope" to a refugee.
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.
Play a round of Giant "Beer" Pong, Giant Connect Four, or Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
Visit the Noosa Tent and get a free sample of their delicious fare, take a picture of your team enjoying it.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Come up with and film a 15 second team handshake or cheer.
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.
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.