Heart and Sole
Hold a formal hula hoop Contest with stranger.
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)
Trade a piece of clothing with a stranger that is not participating in the Questival. FOR KEEPS!
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.)
Find a Razor scooter, and shoot a 15 second demo video trying to get sponsored.
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)
Filter water from a natural source and drink it. Water must be properly filtered and no a kitchen filter does not filter properly.
Film a video out in the wilderness illustrating how to find a clean and safe natural water source for drinking.
Get at least 15 high fives in 15 seconds from people not participating in the Questival.
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.
Do a flip into a pond, river or lake.
Perform your best belly flop at a public pool. Get everyone's attention first. Really go for it!
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
Find a busy public place and recite some lyrics from Neil Diamond as thoughtfully as possible.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Create a 10 second Rube Goldberg machine.
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Ski or snowboard down a grassy or sandy hill. Turn and burn.
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.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunrise Saturday is at about 7:10 am)
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
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Get a couple of sandwiches from Even Stevens in downtown Boise and see who in your team can eat one the fastest
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.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Take a photo in front of River Sculpture, by Alison Sky. Tell us what river the sculpture represents in the caption.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Video of a team member slam dunking a basketball on a regulation hoop (if you're short get creative).
Show us your best volleyball serve over an actual volleyball net at a real volleyball court with a volleyball.
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.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
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 the Capitol Building. Tell us what the official Idaho State nickname is in the caption.
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day really special.
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)
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
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.
Write a note with 10 things you love about Boise and leave it for someone else to find.
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Donate healthy nonperishable food to the homeless shelter or food bank of your choice. Minimum two items per teammate.
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
Donate blood while wearing dracula teeth.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Go tandem longboarding while singing Unchained Melody.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second commercial for Boise
***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)
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette.
Cross the border with another state. Take a video at the border doing your best Michael Jackson dance moves. #beatit
Visit your favorite Karaoke bar/restaurant spot and sing your heart out.
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
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.
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around 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 start a campfire without matches, a lighter, or starter fluid (fire must be contained inside a legal fire pit).
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. (don't forget your totem)
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)
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
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.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Eat the official vegetable of Idaho prepared in your favorite way
While camping in the wilderness make a commercial for a cologne/perfume based on the scent of campfire. Channel your inner Chanel™.
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire.
While camping in the wilderness make s'mores over a campfire add an extra ingredient and share your recipe 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.
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over 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)
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty. That's right; double armwrestling.
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator.
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 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.
Give a stranger not participating in the questival a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 7th thing on the menu.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunset friday is at about 7:30 pm)
Sink a disc golf shot from 20 feet at a disc golf course in Ann Morrison park during daylight hours.
Hug the official State Tree of Idaho. Tell us its latin name in the caption
Eat two crickets #doubledareyou.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Take part in the "Follow-the-Llama" Dance competition, get a photo/video of someone from your team participating. #goforthegold!
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 a selfie or a team picture with Miguel the Llama. (We will announced from the stage when Miguel arrives)
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 team photo with the Techo 3 tent in front of the Cotopaxi mobile retail unit.
Eat something from one of the check-in party food vendors and take a quick pic.
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
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Play Giant "Beer" Pong at the Festival with another team
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.
Come up with and film a 15 second team handshake or cheer.
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.
Start a public dance party and using the Michael Jackson's "Beat It". Get at least 5 strangers involved.