The Midnight Pirates
Donate blood while wearing dracula teeth.
Mail a potato to a friend using the US Postal Service. No packaging or box is needed, we promise.
As a team, roll down the hill on the property of the one time home of Idaho's late Potatoe King. Be careful.
Afternoon - TIMEFRAME (noon-2pm) - Find us in Camel's Back Park. Plan accordingly, checkpoint closes at 2:00pm exactly.
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)
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.
Put a picture of Lavar Burtons face on a kite and fly it high, just like Reading Rainbow. Don't forget to sing the theme song.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Create a piece of chalk art (see link example, do something original) on a public walkway somewhere in The Treasure Valley, (but not at one of our checkpoints)
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Video of a team member slam dunking a basketball on a regulation hoop (if you're short get creative).
Challenge a stranger that is not a questival participant to a 50-100 meter foot race in a public park. Be a good sport win or lose.
Play a pop song on a kazoo tag the song in your caption.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
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)
Write a note with 10 things you love about Boise and leave it for someone else to find.
Show us your best volleyball serve over an actual volleyball net at a real volleyball court with a volleyball.
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
Politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
Hold a formal hula hoop Contest with stranger.
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.
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
Find a little free library/tiny library. Borrow a book and leave a book video explaining your selection. #readingisFUNdamental
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis. (store bought cookies do not count)
Do your best gymnastics trick on a trampoline that you have permission to use. The rest of your team needs to hold up judging point cards.
Convince a non-Questival participant to paint their face with the logo of your favorite sports franchise
Go rollerskating/rollerblading and hold a limbo contest. How low can you go?
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second commercial for Boise
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
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
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunrise Saturday is at about 7:10 am)
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!).
Recreat a scene from Star Wars at Bruneau Sand Dunes
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around a campfire.
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire.
Share a campsite with another team. Two totems required in the submission.
While camping in the wilderness make s'mores over a campfire add an extra ingredient and share your recipe in the caption.
While camping share a meal with another team over a campfire. Two totems required in the submission.
While camping in the wilderness start a campfire without matches, a lighter, or starter fluid (fire must be contained inside a legal fire pit).
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire.
While camping in the wilderness come up with a SUPER clever way of roasting one of your marshmallows for your s'more.
While camping in the wilderness make a commercial for a cologne/perfume based on the scent of campfire. Channel your inner Chanel™.
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire.
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)
Visit a town with a population below 500. Take a picture by the population sign. No sign, no points.
Fit entire team in a phone booth, a real enclosed booth like the kind superman would use or tardis.
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty. That's right; double armwrestling.
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Take a photo with Boise Wings by Adam Levinthal in the background. Tell us what year it was built in your caption.
Bake a cake, and put candles on it. Find a stranger and sing "Happy (insert the day, i.e. Saturday) To You" to them. Make sure they blow out the candles. (store bought cake does not count)
Sing the State Song of Idaho as a team at the Boise Train Depot
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Play Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team
Eat something from one of the check-in party food vendors and take a quick pic.
Donate to the IRC by clicking on this link. Take a screenshot of your donation to an IRC rep at the onsite Cotopaxi Store. They'll give you a piece of fabric to write a "Message of Hope" to a refugee. We'll combine these flags from every city to create a giant display at the end of the year.
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.
Take part in the "Follow-the-Llama" Dance competition, get a photo/video of someone from your team participating. #goforthegold!
Play Giant "Beer" Pong at the Festival with another team
Take a team photo with the Techo 3 tent in front of the Cotopaxi mobile retail unit.
Take a selfie or a team picture with Miguel the Llama. (We will announced from the stage when Miguel arrives)
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Take a selfie in front of the Corvette in the festival area. You can also enter a raffle to win the car or a trip to Mexico.
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.
Come up with and film a 15 second team handshake or cheer.
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite adventure movie with a brief explanation why.