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Take a team selfie with your favorite box of cereal with one of the 17 remaining 'Moonlight Towers'. They are an official Texas state landmark, btw.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients.
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.
Cotopaxi Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (5pm-7pm) - Come to the Moonlight Tower (Zilker Park) and join us for a quick brain-teaser.
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.
Show us your best volleyball serve. On/with a regulation court, net and ball.
Get at least 15 high fives in 15 seconds from people not participating in the questival.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunset Saturday is at 5:27pm)
Do a hike of at least 1 mile of your choosing, tell us where you went and why you went there. Make an experience.
Video of a team member slam dunking a basketball on a regulation hoop (if you're short get creative).
Go rollerskating/rollerblading and hold a limbo contest. How low can you go?
Find a busy public place and recite some lyrics from The Riverboat Gamblers as thoughtfully as possible.
Head to Mitscoots (2505 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78702) between 10am-5pm and assemble a "care canister" to be given away to someone less-fortunate in the area. Take a team video/picture of you putting your canister together.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Contact the nonprofit of your choice and schedule a time to go in and volunteer with them after the Questival. (PLEASE if you complete this challenge make sure to honor your commitment). #integrity
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.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Bowl a strike at a bowling alley... then moonwalk backwards and yell "Questival!".
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat. Don't forget your totem.
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 'track' stand for 10 seconds on a bike. No balance assistance allowed.
Perform your best belly flop at a public pool. Get everyone's attention first. Really go for it!
plan meals for a 3 day backpacking trip, film a video explaining what you would bring and share some backpacking food tricks and tips
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet.
Give one of your team members a performance review in a real boardroom.
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator.
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.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
See how long you can hold a consistent singing note and document the entire thing. Make sure it's loud and that you are in a VERY public place.
Go to a busy part of 6th Street/University of Texas/Zilker Park, put on your headphones and karaoke your heart out to your favorite song, the whole song, BE LOUD. (aka "Headphone Karaoke")
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
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.
Find and take a team photograph with this statue. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
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 >
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Get 50 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Create your most "Texas" outfit at a thrift store and try it on. #poppintags
Take a load off and do some urban hammocking in a creative place. Be respectful of your anchor points when choosing a location.
Hold a staring contest with stranger while casually eating a piece of fruit..... don't break eye contact 15 second minimum.
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
Cotopaxi Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-2pm) - Come meet us at the lower level of Hope Outdoor Gallery on the benches and get the challenge details.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Post a photo from Questival to your blog and put the url in the caption. (Screenshot).
Get a celebrity with over 5,000 followers to tweet/retweet something with our hashtag and Twitter handle, @cotopaxi (prove with screenshot).
Get a major league athlete or celebrity to say "Cotopaxi makes Gear for Good."
Show us the best deal you can get on food with a coupon.
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Mail a sweet potato to a friend using the US Postal Service. Yes a potato and no box is needed.
Go to this link (click link and tap GO>) and donate to the IRC. Write a "Message of Hope" to a refugee on some fabric and give it to a Cotopaxi staff member for a display later in the year.
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.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Come by The Shade Project SPF station at Tru-Skin Dermatology (3500 Jefferson St, Ste 200, 78731) between 10AM and NOON and get your shade on! Teams will lather each other up and learn how to stay sun safe… the 1st 200 visitors get a special gift!
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your elbows.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented.
Hurtle a full-size garbage can like an olympic track star. After you're finished, empty your pockets of any trash.
Between 9 and 10:30AM find the ultimate hang at Kammok (1401 E 7th St Austin, TX 78702). Come set up and sit in a hammock, then take it down and use it as an accessory in a team photo in front of our mural. Breakfast while supplies last. :)
As a team sing the state song of Texas. Sing it loud sing it proud.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
While acting like a civilized adult and friend-of-the-animals (don't be a buffoon), take a photo with a peacock or peahen at Mayfield Park.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
Dance on the ceiling, we don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunrise Saturday is at 6:58 am)
Enjoy a High Brew while watching the sunrise. Capture your experience.
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire.
While camping in the wilderness start a campfire without matches, a lighter, or starter fluid (fire must be contained inside a legal fire pit).
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing "Bicycle Race" by Queen together whilst doing so.
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire.
Ride a unicycle.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
While camping share a meal with another team over a campfire. Two totems required in the submission.
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around a campfire.
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Texas
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire.
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
Find and photograph a Texas State Quarter.
Share a campsite with another team. Two totems required in the submission.
While camping in the wilderness make a commercial for a cologne/perfume based on the scent of campfire. Channel your inner Chanel™.
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.
Get 100 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Go tandem longboarding while singing Unchained Melody.
Howl at the moon as a team at midnight (Be quiet and respectful of your neighbors if you have sleeping neighbors nearby).
Politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Tell a weird 15 second true story about yourself outside of the Museum of the Weird. #confession #keepAustinweird
Make a 15 second commercial for the the City of Austin.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Go to a public place where music is playing (not the check-in festival) and challenge a stranger to a dance battle. Make it legit. Create non-monetary stakes. Loser pays up.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Lay face down motionless in a public area for 60 seconds or until a stranger comes to check on you. Timelapse. Don't forget your totem.
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Take a video of a team member drinking High Brew in motion via paddle, surf, swim, hike, bike, etc.
Sing the Texas state song in front of the Texas State Capital building. #thestarsatnight
Write a note with 10 things you love about Texas and leave it for someone else to find.
Hold a formal hula hoop Contest with stranger
Find a Razor scooter, and shoot a 15 second demo video trying to get sponsored. #radicaldude
Find a stranger who has the same birthday as you and provide proof.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at Old Settlers Park having parked legally and lawfully or taken public transport.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Tandem cartwheel with a teammate for at least one full rotation. (need a lesson? tap this challenge then tap GO >)
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Arm wrestle a stranger, while armwrestling another stranger lefty. That's right; double armwrestling.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. (don't forget your totem)
Walk like a flock of chickens across a very public place. Get clucking!
Eat something from one of the check-in party food vendors and take a quick pic.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth.
Find a stranger who has the exact same middle name as you and provide proof.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30ish. It will be announced from the stage.
Find an awesome stranger who you think would be down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Visit NothingButNets.net learn a fact about malarya then Visit the Nothing But Nets booth and make a 15 second video sharing your new found knowledge.
Kammok Cornhole: 3 in the hole (4 tries) gets you a Kammok x Yeti tumbler... BUT everyone else gets Kammok decals/stickers.
Take a team photo with the Cotopaxi trailer as the background.
Play a quick game of Giant "Beer" Pong at the Festival with another team.
Play a quick game of Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
Take part in the "Follow-the-Llama" Dance competition, get a photo/video of someone from your team participating. #goforthegold!
Take a selfie or a team picture with Miguel the Llama. We will announced from the stage when Miguel arrives.
Take a picture of a High Brew can in a creative way. **Hint - you might want to save an unopened can for a challenge that you'll do later.**