The Shetland Riders
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second commercial for Boise
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.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 7th thing on the menu.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Create a 10 second Rube Goldberg machine.
***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)
Make a field goal from the 15 yard line... wait for it... with your left foot then celebrate with a dance.
Perform your best pencil dive off a high dive into a pool (12' or higher).
Perform your best belly flop at a public pool. Get everyone's attention first. Really go for it!
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)
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
***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)
Play a pop song on a kazoo tag the song in your caption.
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Skip a rock at least 7 times on water. Make sure we can clearly see that you've done it.
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly.
Do your best parkour moves at a local park. Loudly state the word "Parkour" while performing these daring moves.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
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.
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.
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")
Hug the official State Tree of Idaho. Tell us its latin name in the caption
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)
Take a load off and do some urban hammocking in a creative place. Be respectful of your anchor points when choosing a location.
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
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Take a team photo in front of the Capitol Building. Tell us what the official Idaho State nickname is in the caption.
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)
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!
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Do a 'track' stand for 10 seconds on a bike. No balance assistance allowed.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
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.
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)
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.
Hit a bullseye on a real dartboard from regulation distance, it's 7 feet 9.25 inches FYI.
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
Do a wheelie on a bike for 4 seconds or longer.
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)
Find a way to record your fastest fastball pitch, either softball or baseball. Put the MPH in the description and what you threw.
Do a flip into a pond, river or lake.
Catch a fish outdoors in a natural body of water with a fly rod.
Catch a fish outdoors in a natural body of water with a rod and reel.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don’tletthemdie
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette.
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
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
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)
Mail a potato to a friend using the US Postal Service. No packaging or box is needed, we promise.
Share a campsite with another team. Two totems required in the submission.
Go rollerskating/rollerblading and hold a limbo contest. How low can you go?
Ride a unicycle
Walk two lengths of a slackline without falling off. Be respectful of your anchor points when choosing a location. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Video of a team member slam dunking a basketball on a regulation hoop (if you're short get creative).
Go tandem longboarding while singing Unchained Melody.
Hit a bullseye with a bow and arrow at an archery range. #becarefultonothurtanyone
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented.
Whittle yourself a spoon and eat some soup with it.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around 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 in the wilderness make a commercial for a cologne/perfume based on the scent of campfire. Channel your inner Chanel™.
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Eat two crickets #doubledareyou.
While camping share a meal with another team over a campfire. Two totems required in the submission.
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire.
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.
While camping in the wilderness start a campfire without matches, a lighter, or starter fluid (fire must be contained inside a legal fire pit).
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire.
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire.
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
While camping in the wilderness come up with a SUPER clever way of roasting one of your marshmallows for your s'more.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunrise Saturday is at about 7:10 am)
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.)
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)
Politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
Walk like a flock of chickens across a very public place. Get clucking! (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
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!
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your elbows.
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.
Take a photo in front of River Sculpture, by Alison Sky. Tell us what river the sculpture represents in the caption.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Give a stranger not participating in the questival a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator.
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.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Take a photo next to the 3rd largest seated Abraham Lincoln statue in the world (allegedly).
Show us your best volleyball serve over an actual volleyball net at a real volleyball court with a volleyball.
Challenge another questival team to a best of 5 penalty kick competition using a regulation goal. Two totems in the submission. #goallllllllll
Sink a disc golf shot from 20 feet at a disc golf course in Ann Morrison park during daylight hours.
Take part in the "Follow-the-Llama" Dance competition, get a photo/video of someone from your team participating. #goforthegold!
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.
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)
Play Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team
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.
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.
Play Giant "Beer" Pong at the Festival with another team