Balance in Action

Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
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#80sHairStan #questival #toomanycooks
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet.
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65 footer. #questival
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
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La Fundacion Escuela Nueva is a deserving grantee! ❀️ #questival
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.
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Goat Yoga is so spry! #questival
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Bird bath. #questival
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Questival champs! #balanceinaction #questival
Do your best parkour moves at a local park. Loudly state the word "Parkour" while performing these daring moves.
#AgeAintNothingButANumber #questival
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.
Finding ourselves jumping for joy at the Centre on the Grove! #boise #questival
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.
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He guessed right away! First was with feet, second was with hands! #questival
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
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Wait what! #questival
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
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Fried oysters, compliments of the chef at Kit's Riverside Diner! #idontlikeit #pearlsdontcomefromnecklaceseither #questival
Upload a photo collage of 4 Boise traffic boxes featuring the work of local artists. Tell us which is your favorite in the caption.
We can't choose a favorite! All boxes are located in downtown boise. #questival
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!
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We gave a coffee gift card to a person on the street. #questival
Get at least 15 high fives in 15 seconds from people not participating in the Questival.
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Kind folks at Prost! #questival
***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)
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Life is all about BALANCE! #questival
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
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Best donut we've ever tasted!!!! 🍩 #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.
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Who doesn't want to win a sweet tiger trophy from Goodwill!? #questival
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
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Just Stan, Big Bad John, Yoga Goat, and The Muscle. Team Balance In Action! #questival
Mail a potato to a friend using the US Postal Service. No packaging or box is needed, we promise.
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Potato headed to Hawaii! #questival
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second commercial for Boise
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Wanna be happy? Come to Boise! It's the BEST! πŸ’ƒπŸ½ #questival
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire.
Hot dogs taste best when they're made over and open flame. πŸ”₯ 🌭 #questival
While camping in the wilderness start a campfire without matches, a lighter, or starter fluid (fire must be contained inside a legal fire pit).
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Just Stan uses his Swedish fire knife and we are all amazed! #questival
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
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Just Stan is the push-up master!!! πŸ’ͺ🏽 #questival
Whittle yourself a spoon and eat some soup with it.
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Who knew my husband can whittle! #questival
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
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Make sure your fire is out completely. πŸ”₯ #questival
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
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How to start a fire with flint and steel, by Just Stan. #itreallyworks #questival
Hug the official State Tree of Idaho. Tell us its latin name in the caption
The Muscle is a tree hugger and loves the Western White Pine! 🌲 #questival
While camping in the wilderness make s'mores over a campfire add an extra ingredient and share your recipe in the caption.
Add roasted banana to your s'more...yum! #questival
While camping in the wilderness make a commercial for a cologne/perfume based on the scent of campfire. Channel your inner Chanelβ„’.
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We all need a little warmth .... IN OUR HEARTS. #LeSmoke #questival
While camping in the wilderness come up with a SUPER clever way of roasting one of your marshmallows for your s'more.
Put the marshmallow on a hot stone and turn occasionally for the perfectly gooey roast! #questival
Film a video out in the wilderness illustrating how to find a clean and safe natural water source for drinking.
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Katadyn filters require no power, just your muscles to pump the water through. #questival
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire.
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Call me maybe? #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)
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40 seconds in the hot tub!!! Face was red for days. 🀑 #questival
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire.
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Not even a quiver. #questival
Filter water from a natural source and drink it. Water must be properly filtered and no a kitchen filter does not filter properly.
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Just Stan used our Katadyn water filter. BBJ says it's good!#thatsfresh #questival
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)
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Birdsong, easy clouds, mountain sunshine..... Shhhhhh...... #questival
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
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Brrrrr! Just Stan jumped into the frosty Payette River! #questival
Politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
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Yoga Goat makes new friends! #youaremysunshine #questival
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
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I used to work on a snorkel boat on Maui and tied the boat up with bowlines every day! #questival
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly.
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BBJ teaches proper knife sharpening in the wilderness #questival
Collect 50 pieces of trash along a hiking trail and recycle what you can. #dogood
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So many cigarette butts on the Campground Hotsprings trail. YUCK! #questival
Relax as a team in one of Idaho's natural Hot Spring. Tell us where you went in the caption. Hot tubs don't count. (Tap this challenge then tap GO for more info)
We went to Campground Hot Springs in Garden Valley! Such a beautiful spot along the south fork of he Payette! #questival
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
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Llama llama, no more drama! #questival
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
Boil water in the JetBoil and add two cups to the chicken and rice MRE. Let sit ten minutes. Stir and enjoy!!! #questival
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
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Heeeeerre spidey spidey! πŸ•· #questival
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
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Car-aoke! Call me (maybe) πŸ€·πŸΌβ€β™€οΈ @JKCorden @latelateshow #questival #cotopaxi #questival
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around a campfire.
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Oooooo this one is spooky! πŸ’€ #questival
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal moment from your childhood. Dig deep.
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"You're bleeding all over the carpet!" #fingerschminger #questival
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
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Yoga Goat's so cheesy! #questival
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 7th thing on the menu.
Kit's Riverside Diner in Horseshoe Bend! The All-American is lookin' good! #questival
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.
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Big Bad John is so money #questival
Eat the official vegetable of Idaho prepared in your favorite way
What makes us happy? The official state veg deep-fat fried! Mmmm... #questival
Get llama nail art.
Yoga Goat draws excellent nail llamas! #questival
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
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Team Balance In Action: Just Stan, Big Bad John, Yoga Goat, and The Muscle balancing each other out and we're all in action! #balanceinaction #questival
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.
"To be true to myself instead of pleasing others. That's probably my biggest struggle. It comes up every day." #humansofboise #payettebrewing #questival
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
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I bet Dale Earnhardt, Jr. can't do this! #fancydriving #questival
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don’tletthemdie
The Muscle muscled her way into a box! πŸ’ͺ🏽 #questival
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Flowers for a fellow mama walking a wagon of kids through the park. πŸ’ #questival
Find and photograph a Hawaii license plate. The real thing not a photo or any other facsimile.
Aloha! #questival
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"
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Here's our Challenge for YOU!! Find a 100+ pound dog and let it kiss you! πŸ’‹ #questival
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.
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Dragonfruit offerings for our honorable Khaleesi. #questival
Take a picture with a current or former player from a professional sports franchise in person. No statues, old screengrabs or any other facsimile.
Sean Van Elderen, outfielder for the San Francisco Giants from 2006-2008. Thanks, Sean! #questival #cotopaxi
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
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Plus protein powder... Breakfast of champions! #questival
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your elbows.
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Thanks Willie's dogs. #thankavet #questival
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator.
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Llama tell you something. #llamasjustfreakout #questival
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
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We went for 1:30, then Big Bad John held out for another :30! #quadsonfire #questival
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunrise Saturday is at about 7:10 am)
Greeting the day! Happy April 15th! 🌞 #sunrise #questival #cotopaxi
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. (don't forget your totem)
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1:31 plank! We practiced our jokes. #questival
As a team complete an entire fitness class 30 minutes or more (Zumba, Spin, etc.) dressed in head-to-toe aerobics gear. (Timelapse, don't forget your totem)
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30 minutes of Sweatin to the Oldies with Richard Simmonds! #rainbowarms #justdothebestyoucan #questival
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
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It's like looking at a mirror image. #notrecommended #balanceinaction #questival
Find a little free library/tiny library. Borrow a book and leave a book video explaining your selection. #readingisFUNdamental
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I left a Stephen King and a Frozen reader ... crowd pleasers! And I chose Drowning Ruth because it sounds spooky!! #questival
Get a major league athlete or celebrity to say "Cotopaxi makes Gear for Good."
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Minerva Jayne knows what's up! #questival #boise #minervajayne #questival
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)
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60 seconds and no one stops. #dogood #questival
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
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Be careful in the heat! #questival
Take a team photo in front of the Capitol Building. Tell us what the official Idaho State nickname is in the caption.
Nighttime is the right time...for photos of the Gem State's Capitol! #balanceinaction #questival
Visit your favorite Karaoke bar/restaurant spot and sing your heart out.
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Dixieland delight by Alabama. #boisevetsrule #questival
Give a stranger not participating in the questival a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
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Oui oui! #balanceinaction #questival
Walk like a flock of chickens across a very public place. Get clucking! (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
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This is how the chickens cross the road! #questival
Take a photo in front of River Sculpture, by Alison Sky. Tell us what river the sculpture represents in the caption.
Representing the Boise River! #questival
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.
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Wow! We asked her to stand on a whiskey barrel and she didn't even hesitate! #questival
Write a note with 10 things you love about Boise and leave it for someone else to find.
Left at the Whiskey Bar! We love Boise! #questival
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.
The Basque motto is Gora Euskadi! #questival
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
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Walking on the moon. #questival
Take a photo next to the 3rd largest seated Abraham Lincoln statue in the world (allegedly).
Keeping us Honest!! #questival
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
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Some lovely strangers at #payettebrewery created our food challenge for BBJ! On the cracker: cake, spinach salad, roasted red pepper, blueberry, hummus, smoked salmon, goat cheese, BBQ ribs. I don't think BBJ liked it! #questival
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
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Thanks to the stranger at the table smashed some cake into Just Stan's face! The Muscle helped lick it off! #truelove #questival
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
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"I like your purse!" #questival
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
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Snake bites are very serious. #questival
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
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This guy was all to ready to jump up for a HUGE hug!!! #questival
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty. That's right; double armwrestling.
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Kendra "The Muscle" is a beast!!! #questival #overthetop
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)
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They blew out the candles!! #questival
Play Giant "Beer" Pong at the Festival with another team
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Playing. Against team Shenanigans! #questival
Eat something from one of the check-in party food vendors and take a quick pic.
Pepperoni!! #questival
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.
The Muscle loves corvettes! #questival
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
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Blllluuuaaaaaaahhhhh!!! #questival
Take part in the "Follow-the-Llama" Dance competition, get a photo/video of someone from your team participating. #goforthegold!
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#questival
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
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#questival
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.
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#questival
Take a selfie or a team picture with Miguel the Llama. (We will announced from the stage when Miguel arrives)
#questival
Take a team photo with the Techo 3 tent in front of the Cotopaxi mobile retail unit.
Check out this amazeballs tent! #questival #cotopaxi
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
We're here! #questival
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.
Happy to donate to the IRC! #questival
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.
Favorite place in nature today! Seamans Gulch! #questival