Poseidon's Royal Guard
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.
Skip a rock at least 7 times on water. Make sure we can clearly see that you've done it.
Find a busy public place and recite some lyrics from Neil Diamond as thoughtfully as possible.
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.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. (don't forget your totem)
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.
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)
Do your best parkour moves at a local park. Loudly state the word "Parkour" while performing these daring moves.
Give a stranger not participating in the questival a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
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.
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette.
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")
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal moment from your childhood. Dig deep.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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 >
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
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)
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 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.
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
Hike to Jump Creek Falls and take a teqam photo in front of the falls (2.2 miles)
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.
As a team, roll down the hill on the property of the one time home of Idaho's late Potatoe King. Be careful.
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.
Afternoon - TIMEFRAME (noon-2pm) - Find us in Camel's Back Park. Plan accordingly, checkpoint closes at 2:00pm exactly.
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
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.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 7th thing on the menu.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
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.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Get a couple of sandwiches from Even Stevens in downtown Boise and see who in your team can eat one the fastest
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Create a 15 second video telling us about your favorite place in Idaho to have an outdoor adventure.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Eat the official vegetable of Idaho prepared in your favorite way
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
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.
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty. That's right; double armwrestling.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Perform your best belly flop at a public pool. Get everyone's attention first. Really go for it!
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)
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)
***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.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
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.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
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.
Find a Razor scooter, and shoot a 15 second demo video trying to get sponsored.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunrise Saturday is at about 7:10 am)
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second commercial for Boise
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
Fit entire team in a phone booth, a real enclosed booth like the kind superman would use or tardis.
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.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your elbows.
Write a note with 10 things you love about Boise and leave it for someone else to find.
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Convince a non-Questival participant to paint their face with the logo of your favorite sports franchise
Trade a piece of clothing with a stranger that is not participating in the Questival. FOR KEEPS!
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Find and photograph a Hawaii license plate. The real thing not a photo or any other facsimile.
Take a photo next to the 3rd largest seated Abraham Lincoln statue in the world (allegedly).
Find a little free library/tiny library. Borrow a book and leave a book video explaining your selection. #readingisFUNdamental
Visit your favorite Karaoke bar/restaurant spot and sing your heart out.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
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)
***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)
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)
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.
Walk like a flock of chickens across a very public place. Get clucking! (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
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.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Take a team photo in front of the Capitol Building. Tell us what the official Idaho State nickname is in the caption.
Challenge another questival team to a best of 5 penalty kick competition using a regulation goal. Two totems in the submission. #goallllllllll
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
***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)
Film a video running a Statue of Liberty play with your team in front of Albertsons Stadium (Bronco Stadium)
Hug the official State Tree of Idaho. Tell us its latin name in the caption
Give one of your team members a performance review in a real boardroom.
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day really special.
Find a birds nest with eggs in it IN NATURE. NOT EGGS YOU BOUGHT FROM A STORE. Real bird eggs. Don't disturb them.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
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.
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 team photo with the Techo 3 tent in front of the Cotopaxi mobile retail unit.
Take a selfie or a team picture with Miguel the Llama. (We will announced from the stage when Miguel arrives)
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.
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.