Calls of the Wild
Do your best parkour moves at a local park. Loudly state the word "Parkour" while performing these daring moves.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second commercial for Boise
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Walk like a flock of chickens across a very public place. Get clucking! (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
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)
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
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"
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Video of a team member slam dunking a basketball on a regulation hoop (if you're short get creative).
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!
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
Donate healthy nonperishable food to the homeless shelter or food bank of your choice. Minimum two items per teammate.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
Eat two crickets #doubledareyou.
While camping in the wilderness make s'mores over a campfire add an extra ingredient and share your recipe in the caption.
Create a 10 second Rube Goldberg machine.
Show us your best volleyball serve over an actual volleyball net at a real volleyball court with a volleyball.
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
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.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
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.
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing Bicycle Race by Queen together whilst doing so.
Eat the official vegetable of Idaho prepared in your favorite way
Collect 50 pieces of trash along a hiking trail and recycle what you can. #dogood
Boulder one problem outdoors.
Find a Razor scooter, and shoot a 15 second demo video trying to get sponsored.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
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.
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around a campfire.
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.
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
Tandem cartwheel with a teammate for at least one full rotation. (need a lesson? tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Cross the border with another state. Take a video at the border doing your best Michael Jackson dance moves. #beatit
Cool off in a natural waterfall (in = completely under getting wet).
Do a flip into a pond, river or lake.
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.
Fit your whole team on a paddleboard and paddle at least 10 feet out into a natural body of water.
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)
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)
Hike to Jump Creek Falls and take a teqam photo in front of the falls (2.2 miles)
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
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.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Hold a formal hula hoop Contest with stranger.
Play a pop song on a kazoo tag the song in your caption.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Put a picture of Lavar Burtons face on a kite and fly it high, just like Reading Rainbow. Don't forget to sing the theme song.
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don’tletthemdie
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)
Film a video out in the wilderness illustrating how to find a clean and safe natural water source for drinking.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunrise Saturday is at about 7:10 am)
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
While camping in the wilderness make a commercial for a cologne/perfume based on the scent of campfire. Channel your inner Chanel™.
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire.
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 7th thing on the menu.
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
Share a campsite with another team. Two totems required in the submission.
Write a note with 10 things you love about Boise and leave it for someone else to find.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Craft a canoe out of cardboard and float a teammate in it. Must float for 5 seconds minimum and teammate must stay dry.
Get llama nail art.
While camping share a meal with another team over a campfire. Two totems required in the submission.
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire.
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
While camping in the wilderness come up with a SUPER clever way of roasting one of your marshmallows for your s'more.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
While camping in the wilderness make a homemade "ghillie suit" and attempt to sneak close to an animal in nature….OR a teammate and scare the stuffing out of them.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
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)
While camping in the wilderness start a campfire without matches, a lighter, or starter fluid (fire must be contained inside a legal fire pit).
Take a photo in front of Aero Agoseris by Mark Baltes.
Hug the official State Tree of Idaho. Tell us its latin name in the caption
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.
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.
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 photo in front of River Sculpture, by Alison Sky. Tell us what river the sculpture represents in the caption.
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.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your elbows.
***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)
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty. That's right; double armwrestling.
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)
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)
Challenge another team to a 100 meter swim race in an olympic size pool. Two totems required in the submission. (Timelapse)
Take a team photo in front of the Capitol Building. Tell us what the official Idaho State nickname is in the caption.
Take a photo next to the 3rd largest seated Abraham Lincoln statue in the world (allegedly).
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Film a video running a Statue of Liberty play with your team in front of Albertsons Stadium (Bronco Stadium)
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunset friday is at about 7:30 pm)
Sing the State Song of Idaho as a team at the Boise Train Depot
Sink a disc golf shot from 20 feet at a disc golf course in Ann Morrison park during daylight hours.
Challenge another questival team to a best of 5 penalty kick competition using a regulation goal. Two totems in the submission. #goallllllllll
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
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.
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 part in the "Follow-the-Llama" Dance competition, get a photo/video of someone from your team participating. #goforthegold!
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Take a selfie or a team picture with Miguel the Llama. (We will announced from the stage when Miguel arrives)
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.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite adventure movie with a brief explanation why.
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.