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!
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Personally thank a current/former professor/teacher/coach for the impact they have had on your life. Phone, facetime or skype.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunset friday is at about 7:30 pm)
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Skip a rock at least 7 times on water. Make sure we can clearly see that you've done it.
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
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
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.
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
Get llama nail art.
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)
***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)
Create your own Questival challenge and film your team doing it. Tell us what it is in the caption and post on social media inviting your friends to complete your challenge as well. Use the hashtag #QuestivalDaily"
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with all passport stamps visible.
Evening - TIMEFRAME (5pm-7pm) - Find us at Ann Morrison park (where we had check-in). The challenge takes some time to complete, plan accordingly.
Get 50 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
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.
Create a 15 second video telling us about your favorite place in Idaho to have an outdoor adventure.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Donate healthy nonperishable food to the homeless shelter or food bank of your choice. Minimum two items per teammate.
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)
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
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.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** 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)
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.
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.
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.
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day really special.
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don’tletthemdie
Recreat a scene from Star Wars at Bruneau Sand Dunes
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal moment from your childhood. Dig deep.
Do a flip into a pond, river or lake.
Hug the official State Tree of Idaho. Tell us its latin name in the caption
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Take a photo in front of River Sculpture, by Alison Sky. Tell us what river the sculpture represents in the caption.
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.
Upload a photo collage of 4 Boise traffic boxes featuring the work of local artists. Tell us which is your favorite in the caption.
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.
Get at least 15 high fives in 15 seconds from people not participating in the Questival.
Take a team photo in front of the Capitol Building. Tell us what the official Idaho State nickname is in the caption.
Do your best parkour moves at a local park. Loudly state the word "Parkour" while performing these daring moves.
Take a team photo overlooking the Snake River in the Morley Nelson Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation Area. In the caption, tell us one of the types of birds of prey you can find in this area.
Get 100 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Mail a potato to a friend using the US Postal Service. No packaging or box is needed, we promise.
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator.
Find a busy public place and recite some lyrics from Neil Diamond as thoughtfully as possible.
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")
Give a stranger not participating in the questival a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Go to a public place where music is playing and challenge a stranger 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)
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
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)
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.
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 a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Take a load off and do some urban hammocking in a creative place. Be respectful of your anchor points when choosing a location.
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
Perform your best belly flop at a public pool. Get everyone's attention first. Really go for it!
Challenge another team to a 100 meter swim race in an olympic size pool. Two totems required in the submission. (Timelapse)
Do a quick 200 meter swim in an olympic size pool. Congrats Swimmer Winner. Post a timelapse of your feat. (don't forget your totem)
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)
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second commercial for Boise
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty. That's right; double armwrestling.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. (don't forget your totem)
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Share a campsite with another team. Two totems required in the submission.
Find a little free library/tiny library. Borrow a book and leave a book video explaining your selection. #readingisFUNdamental
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.)
Write a note with 10 things you love about Boise and leave it for someone else to find.
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Afternoon - TIMEFRAME (noon-2pm) - Find us in Camel's Back Park. Plan accordingly, checkpoint closes at 2:00pm exactly.
Ski or snowboard down a grassy or sandy hill. Turn and burn.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire.
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire.
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Video of a team member slam dunking a basketball on a regulation hoop (if you're short get creative).
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis. (store bought cookies do not count)
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)
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
Do a wheelie on a bike for 4 seconds or longer.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing Bicycle Race by Queen together whilst doing so.
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 >
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Go tandem longboarding while singing Unchained Melody.
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Do a 'track' stand for 10 seconds on a bike. No balance assistance allowed.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
While camping in the wilderness come up with a SUPER clever way of roasting one of your marshmallows for your s'more.
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunrise Saturday is at about 7:10 am)
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Play a pop song on a kazoo tag the song in your caption.
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 everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented.
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
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 video a 15 second scary story around a 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)
Find a Razor scooter, and shoot a 15 second demo video trying to get sponsored.
Craft a canoe out of cardboard and float a teammate in it. Must float for 5 seconds minimum and teammate must stay dry.
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire.
While camping in the wilderness start a campfire without matches, a lighter, or starter fluid (fire must be contained inside a legal fire pit).
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Hold a formal hula hoop Contest with stranger.
While camping in the wilderness make a commercial for a cologne/perfume based on the scent of campfire. Channel your inner Chanel™.
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly.
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
Eat two crickets #doubledareyou.
Visit Thousand Springs State Park. Upload a photo collage of your team at the entrance sign, and in front of a natural water feature
Visit your favorite Karaoke bar/restaurant spot and sing your heart out.
Hit a bullseye on a real dartboard from regulation distance, it's 7 feet 9.25 inches FYI.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Take an awkward family photo with Perrine Memorial Bridge in the background.
Visit a town with a population below 500. Take a picture by the population sign. No sign, no points.
Get a celebrity with over 5,000 followers to tweet/retweet something with our hashtag and Twitter handle, @cotopaxi (prove with screenshot).
Eat the official vegetable of Idaho prepared in your favorite way
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 7th thing on the menu.
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.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Sink a disc golf shot from 20 feet at a disc golf course in Ann Morrison park during daylight hours.
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 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 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.
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.
Eat something from one of the check-in party food vendors and take a quick pic.
Play Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team
Play Giant "Beer" Pong at the Festival with another team
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Take a team photo with the Techo 3 tent in front of the Cotopaxi mobile retail unit.
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.