Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Mail a potato to a friend using the US Postal Service. No packaging or box is needed, we promise.
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis. (store bought cookies do not count)
Find a busy public place and recite some lyrics from Neil Diamond as thoughtfully as possible.
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.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Cross the border with another state. Take a video at the border doing your best Michael Jackson dance moves. #beatit
Personally thank a current/former professor/teacher/coach for the impact they have had on your life. Phone, facetime or skype.
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 >
Do your best parkour moves at a local park. Loudly state the word "Parkour" while performing these daring moves.
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty. That's right; double armwrestling.
Make a field goal from the 15 yard line... wait for it... with your left foot then celebrate with a dance.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
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.
Find a lactating farm animal (i.e. cow, goat, etc.), and with permission from the owner, squirt the milk directly into your mouth.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
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.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds in a busy place.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Get at least 15 high fives in 15 seconds from people not participating in the Questival.
Go to a local thrift store and find a unique item. Take said item to a crowded area away from checkpoints/check-in, ask a quiz question and then deliver the item to a stranger for a correct response. Record their reaction.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Go to a busy pedestrian area, put on your headphones and karaoke your heart out to your favorite song, the whole song, BE LOUD. (aka "Headphone Karaoke")
Craft a canoe out of cardboard and float a teammate in it. Must float for 5 seconds minimum and teammate must stay dry.
Get a celebrity with over 5,000 followers to tweet/retweet something with our hashtag and Twitter handle, @cotopaxi (prove with screenshot).
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.
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.
Filter water from a natural source and drink it. Water must be properly filtered and no a kitchen filter does not filter properly.
Get a major league athlete or celebrity to say "Cotopaxi makes Gear for Good."
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.
Challenge another questival team to a best of 5 penalty kick competition using a regulation goal. Two totems in the submission. #goallllllllll
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.
Have a teammate hold their breath while completely submerged underwater for as long as they can. Submit timelapse footage and record the total time in the description. (don't forget your totem)
Challenge another team to a 100 meter swim race in an olympic size pool. Two totems required in the submission. (Timelapse)
Perform your best belly flop at a public pool. Get everyone's attention first. Really go for it!
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Walk two lengths of a slackline without falling off. Be respectful of your anchor points when choosing a location. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Video of a team member slam dunking a basketball on a regulation hoop (if you're short get creative).
Play a pop song on a kazoo tag the song in your caption.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 7th thing on the menu.
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
Give a stranger not participating in the questival a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
Take a team photo overlooking the Old Idaho Penitentiary from Old Penitentiary trail. Tell us the most illegal thing you've done in the caption.
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Afternoon - TIMEFRAME (noon-2pm) - Find us in Camel's Back Park. Plan accordingly, checkpoint closes at 2:00pm exactly.
Take a photo next to the 3rd largest seated Abraham Lincoln statue in the world (allegedly).
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)
Create a 15 second video telling us about your favorite place in Idaho to have an outdoor adventure.
Find an awesome stranger who you think would be down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall. Find someone who is not participating in the Questival.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. (don't forget your totem)
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly.
Do a flip into a pond, river or lake.
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.
Trade a piece of clothing with a stranger that is not participating in the Questival. FOR KEEPS!
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
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.)
Film a video running a Statue of Liberty play with your team in front of Albertsons Stadium (Bronco Stadium)
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Ski or snowboard down a grassy or sandy hill. Turn and burn.
Do a 'track' stand for 10 seconds on a bike. No balance assistance allowed.
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)
Go rollerskating/rollerblading and hold a limbo contest. How low can you go?
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented.
Tandem cartwheel with a teammate for at least one full rotation. (need a lesson? tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing Bicycle Race by Queen together whilst doing so.
Do a wheelie on a bike for 4 seconds or longer.
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
PlayHard GiveBack wants you to perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Find and photograph a Hawaii license plate. The real thing not a photo or any other facsimile.
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.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Hold a formal hula hoop Contest with stranger.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second commercial for Boise
Boulder one problem outdoors.
Climb a full route at the Black Cliffs using proper climbing equipment and technique.
Write a note with 10 things you love about Boise and leave it for someone else to find.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Take a photo with Boise Wings by Adam Levinthal in the background. Tell us what year it was built in your caption.
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.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunrise Saturday is at about 7:10 am)
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your elbows.
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)
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire.
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
Convince a non-Questival participant to paint their face with the logo of your favorite sports franchise
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 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.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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 come up with a SUPER clever way of roasting one of your marshmallows for your s'more.
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around a campfire.
Eat the official vegetable of Idaho prepared in your favorite way
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Share a campsite with another team. Two totems required in the submission.
Eat two crickets #doubledareyou.
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette.
Whittle yourself a spoon and eat some soup with it.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal moment from your childhood. Dig deep.
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.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Give a team-member a mohawk. Do it right, buzz everything but the spine. fohawks could be grounds for disqualification.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Get llama nail art.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
Visit your favorite Karaoke bar/restaurant spot and sing your heart out.
As a team, roll down the hill on the property of the one time home of Idaho's late Potatoe King. Be careful.
Sink a disc golf shot from 20 feet at a disc golf course in Ann Morrison park during daylight hours.
Get 50 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
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
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)
Upload a photo collage of 4 Boise traffic boxes featuring the work of local artists. Tell us which is your favorite in the caption.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Take a photo in front of River Sculpture, by Alison Sky. Tell us what river the sculpture represents in the caption.
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day really special.
Do a little research about the Basque People, and take a team photo at the basque Block. Tell us something you learned in the caption.
Go tandem longboarding while singing Unchained Melody.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Take a load off and do some urban hammocking in a creative place. Be respectful of your anchor points when choosing a location.
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
Get a couple of sandwiches from Even Stevens in downtown Boise and see who in your team can eat one the fastest
***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)
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
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 team photo in front of Penny Postcard: A Hometown Greeting by Mark Baltes. Tell us what your team's favorite thing about Boise is in your caption.
Walk like a flock of chickens across a very public place. Get clucking! (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
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)
Take a team photo in front of the Capitol Building. Tell us what the official Idaho State nickname is in the caption.
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Take part in the "Follow-the-Llama" Dance competition, get a photo/video of someone from your team participating. #goforthegold!
Take a team photo with the Techo 3 tent in front of the Cotopaxi mobile retail unit.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
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 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.
Eat something from one of the check-in party food vendors and take a quick pic.
Play Giant "Beer" Pong at the Festival with another team
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.
Play Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team
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.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite adventure movie with a brief explanation why.
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.