Find a way to record your fastest fastball pitch, either softball or baseball. Put the KPH in the description and what you threw.
Walk two lengths of a slackline without falling off. Timelapse video. Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in.
Have a teammate hold their breath while completely submerged in a natural body of water for as long as they can. Submit timelapse footage and record the total time in the description. (don't forget your totem)
Catch a fish outdoors in a natural body of water with a rod and reel.
Catch a fish outdoors in a natural body of water with a fly rod.
Perform your best pencil dive off a high dive into a pool (4 meters or higher).
Tandem cartwheel with a teammate for at least one full rotation. (need a lesson? tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Go to a bowling alley and challenge a group of strangers to a 'bowl off' and go head to head with them. Losers buy drinks for the winner.
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)
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented.
Cool off in a natural waterfall (in = completely under getting wet).
Do a wheelie on a bike for 4 seconds or longer.
Go rollerskating/rollerblading and hold a limbo contest. How low can you go?
Go to a driving range and hold a team long-drive competition. Record your longest drive.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Impress us with your connections/access to one of Alberta's professional sports teams.
Show us your best team roller skating dance moves in a venue of your choosing, make it fabulous.
Get 15 high fives in 15 seconds from 15 different people not participating in the questival.
Do your best parkour moves at a local park. Loudly state the word "Parkour" while performing these daring moves.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Perform at an open mic night at a comedy club (not a karaoke bar, come on guys). Give it your best shot. #youcandoit
Convince a non-Questival participant to paint their face with the logo of your favorite sports franchise
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
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)
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Write a note with 10 things you love about Calgary and leave it for someone else to find.
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.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Bake a cake, and put candles on it. Find a stranger not participating in Questival and sing "Happy (insert the day, i.e. Saturday) To You" to them. Make sure they blow out the candles.
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
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.
Collect 50 pieces of trash along a hiking trail and recycle what you can. #dogood
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
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.
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.
Take a cooking class and learn to cook something new.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
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 >
Get llama nail art.
Have a teammate eat a dish entirely out of condiments
Give a team-member a mohawk. Do it right, buzz everything but the spine. fohawks could be grounds for disqualification.
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Hold a staring contest with stranger not participating in the questival while casually eating a piece of fruit..... don't break eye contact 15 second minimum.
Find a lactating farm animal (i.e. cow, goat, etc.), and with permission from the owner, squirt the milk directly into your mouth.
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include Calgary 2017.
Go to a local thrift store and find a unique item. Take said item to a crowded area, ask a quiz question and then deliver the item to a stranger for a correct response. Record their reaction.
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.
Drink water from a freshwater spring (a spring is a point where groundwater flows out of the ground, and is thus where the aquifer surface meets the surface of the earth).
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (1-2pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Altadore Park (), complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp. Plan extra time, checkpoint closes at 2:00pm exactly.
Take a creative team picture with the the official flag of Calgary
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.)
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
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)
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Calgary's official motto means to you.
Take a picture of a Bighorn Sheep (if you see one in the wild don't get close! Zoom in!)
Get the best deal you can get on food with a coupon.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Filter water from a natural source and drink it. Water must be properly filtered and no a kitchen filter does not filter properly.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Take a photo or video with a Pulsatilla vulgaris Rubra flower (the official flower of Calgary btw)
Do a little research on The International Rescue Committee. Subscribe to the IRC Newsletter by clicking this link, and upload a screenshot to prove you subscribed. Tell us something you learned about the IRC in the caption.
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 use the caption to tell the story. (Don't forget your totem)
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
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)
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Go to a public place where music is playing and challenge a stranger not participating in questival 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)
Do a coordinated stretching and warmup routine with another questival team in the festival area. Tell us the name of the team you met in the caption
As a team, join the Armengol Statues in a dance! Why not include some music while you're at it.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of public transit.
Fit entire team in a phone booth, a real enclosed booth like the kind superman would use or tardis.
Very politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
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.
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Find this manhole cover and take a photo of it with your team's feet. Don't forget your totem! (for an picture of the manhole tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Take a photo or video with a real live Great horned owl (the official bird of Calgary btw)
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of Calgary
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Take a team photo during an intense pose in front of the Cotopaxi Techo 3 tent. Tell us the most intense place you've camped in your caption.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Pick up your 18 L Luzon backpacks and take a team photo with everyone wearing their bag
Challenge another team in the festival area to a piggy-back race. Tell us the name of the other team, and who won in your caption