The Jolly Llama
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Get 50 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
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.
As a team sing the state song of Texas. Sing it loud sing it proud.
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.
film a video illustrating how to find a clean natural water source.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat. Don't forget your totem.
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Texas state motto means to you.
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite movie with brief explanation why.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
While camping in the wilderness start a campfire without matches, a lighter, or starter fluid (fire must be contained inside a legal fire pit).
Find a busy public place and recite some lyrics from The Riverboat Gamblers as thoughtfully as possible.
Perform your best belly flop at a public pool. Get everyone's attention first. Really go for it!
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
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
Donate healthy nonperishable food to the homeless shelter or food bank of your choice. Minimum two items per teammate.
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
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.
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.
Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunset Saturday is at 5:27pm)
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunrise Saturday is at 6:58 am)
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
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.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge. For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette.
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)
Swing into a pond, river or lake from a rope swing.
Eat two crickets #doubledareyou.
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
Have your team crack open a few bottles of champagne or sparkling cider and spray them all over each other like you've just won the indy 500.
Filter water from a natural source and drink it. Water must be properly filtered and no a kitchen filter does not count.
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
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.
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
Hit a bullseye with a bow and arrow at an archery range. #becarefultonothurtanyone
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.
Create your most "Texas" outfit at a thrift store and try it on. #poppintags
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
Find an awesome stranger who you think would be down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
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.
Hold a staring contest with stranger while casually eating a piece of fruit..... don't break eye contact 15 second minimum.
Convince a non-Questival participant to paint their face with the logo of your favorite sports franchise.
Politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
Arm wrestle a stranger, while armwrestling another stranger lefty. That's right; double armwrestling.
Get at least 15 high fives in 15 seconds from people not participating in the questival.
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.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
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.
Collect 50 pieces of trash along a hiking trail and recycle what you can. #dogood
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 formal hula hoop Contest with stranger
Walk like a flock of chickens across a very public place. Get clucking!
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.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Find a little free library/tiny library. Borrow a book and leave a book video explaining your selection. #readingisFUNdamental
Tell us a fun fact about the giant, beautiful photovoltaic Mueller Sunflowers... but make sure there's a Mueller Sunflower in the shot.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
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.
Sing the Texas state song in front of the Texas State Capital building. #thestarsatnight
Take a picture with your favorite addition in Sparky Park.
Take a photo or video with a wild 'Texas bluebonnet'
Respectfully introduce us to your favorite spot in Zilker Park. Do it like a real traveling show (i.e. Rick Steves/Anthony Bourdain/etc.)
Show us the best deal you can get on food with a coupon.
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.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Perform a blind taste test with a cornstarch packing peanut vs a puffy cheeto.
Trade a piece of clothing with a stranger that is not participating in the Questival. FOR KEEPS!
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
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.
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients.
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.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 8th thing on the menu.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
During daylight hours do a touchdown celebration dance with the University of Texas football stadium (Darrell K Royal) in the background, yes the actual stadium.
Make a 15 second commercial for the the City of Austin.
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
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.
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Texas
Tell a weird 15 second true story about yourself outside of the Museum of the Weird. #confession #keepAustinweird
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")
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.
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented.
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.
Take the stairs to the top of Covert Park at Mount Bonnell take a team photo.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Find and take a picture of the "Bottle House" but don't be a nuisance.
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
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. :)
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your elbows.
Show us your best volleyball serve. On/with a regulation court, net and ball.
Write a note with 10 things you love about Texas and leave it for someone else to find.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Take a picture of an uncommon object underneath the sign of Uncommon Objects. If you choose to enter this eccentric shop, please be respectful and kind.
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly.
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.
See how fast you can run the length of the 'Larry Monroe Forever' Mosaic bridge. Whilst running it yell aloud "Larry Monroe Forever!"
Video of a team member slam dunking a basketball on a regulation hoop (if you're short get creative).
Hurtle a full-size garbage can like an olympic track star. After you're finished, empty your pockets of any trash.
Take a load off and do some urban hammocking in a creative place. Be respectful of your anchor points when choosing a location.
Tell us of a toy invention you would like to create, make sure you do it outside of the coolest vintage toy shop around. #toyjoy
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet.
As a team do your best batman impression at Congress Avenue Bridge, it may not be bat season so we'll become the bats.
Find and take a team photograph with this statue. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Find and take a team photograph with this art installation. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Take a video of a team member drinking High Brew in motion via paddle, surf, swim, hike, bike, etc.
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)
Enjoy a High Brew while watching the sunrise. Capture your experience.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. (don't forget your totem)
Find a stranger who has the exact same middle name as you and provide proof.
Find a stranger who has the same birthday as you and provide proof.
Mail a sweet potato to a friend using the US Postal Service. Yes a potato and no box is needed.
Dance on the ceiling, we don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
Play a pop song on a kazoo tag the song in your caption.
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Eat a dish made entirely out of condiments.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Whittle yourself a spoon and eat some soup with it.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Find and photograph a Texas State Quarter.
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
Howl at the moon as a team at midnight (Be quiet and respectful of your neighbors if you have sleeping neighbors nearby).
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
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 come up with a SUPER clever way of roasting one of your marshmallows for your s'more.
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire.
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire.
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire.
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 draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around a campfire.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
While camping in the wilderness make a commercial for a cologne/perfume based on the scent of campfire. Channel your inner Chanel™.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Do your best gymnastics trick on a trampoline. The rest of your team needs to hold up judging point cards.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30ish. It will be announced from the stage.
Take a team photo with the Cotopaxi trailer as the background.
Eat something from one of the check-in party food vendors and take a quick pic.
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 malarya then Visit the Nothing But Nets booth and make a 15 second video sharing your new found knowledge.
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 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.**
Play a quick game of Giant "Beer" Pong at the Festival with another team.
Kammok Cornhole: 3 in the hole (4 tries) gets you a Kammok x Yeti tumbler... BUT everyone else gets Kammok decals/stickers.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at Old Settlers Park having parked legally and lawfully or taken public transport.