Yak to Yak Champs
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.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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)
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.
As a team sing the state song of Texas. Sing it loud sing it proud.
Recreate your favorite Texas sports moment and tag the hero of your story on social media.
Post a photo from Questival to your blog and put the url in the caption. (Screenshot).
plan meals for a 3 day backpacking trip, film a video explaining what you would bring and share some backpacking food tricks and tips
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Texas state motto means to you.
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
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.
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunset Saturday is at 5:27pm)
Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Texas
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.
Collect 50 pieces of trash along a hiking trail and recycle what you can. #dogood
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.
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.
Cotopaxi Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (5pm-7pm) - Come to the Moonlight Tower (Zilker Park) and join us for a quick brain-teaser.
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.
Find a busy public place and recite some lyrics from The Riverboat Gamblers as thoughtfully as possible.
Respectfully introduce us to your favorite spot in Zilker Park. Do it like a real traveling show (i.e. Rick Steves/Anthony Bourdain/etc.)
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.
Get at least 15 high fives in 15 seconds from people not participating in the questival.
Tandem cartwheel with a teammate for at least one full rotation. (need a lesson? tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat. Don't forget your totem.
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
Hike around the Barton Creek Greenbelt and capture a team selfie during your favorite part of the experience.
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)
Show us your best volleyball serve. On/with a regulation court, net and ball.
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.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Create your most "Texas" outfit at a thrift store and try it on. #poppintags
Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal moment from your childhood. Dig deep.
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
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
Take a load off and do some urban hammocking in a creative place. Be respectful of your anchor points when choosing a location.
Dance on the ceiling, we don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth.
As a team do your best batman impression at Congress Avenue Bridge, it may not be bat season so we'll become the bats.
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.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Find and take a team photograph with this statue. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Tell a weird 15 second true story about yourself outside of the Museum of the Weird. #confession #keepAustinweird
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Eat a beetle #doubledareyou.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Donate healthy nonperishable food to the homeless shelter or food bank of your choice. Minimum two items per teammate.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Get 50 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Sing the Texas state song in front of the Texas State Capital building. #thestarsatnight
Find a little free library/tiny library. Borrow a book and leave a book video explaining your selection. #readingisFUNdamental
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.
Mail a sweet potato to a friend using the US Postal Service. Yes a potato and no box is needed.
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
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.
Write a note with 10 things you love about Texas and leave it for someone else to find.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Take the stairs to the top of Covert Park at Mount Bonnell take a team photo.
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.
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!
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.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite movie with brief explanation why.
Howl at the moon as a team at midnight (Be quiet and respectful of your neighbors if you have sleeping neighbors nearby).
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.
Eat a dish made entirely out of condiments.
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.
Convince a non-Questival participant to paint their face with the logo of your favorite sports franchise.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 8th thing on the menu.
Take a video of a team member drinking High Brew in motion via paddle, surf, swim, hike, bike, etc.
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly.
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Do a humans of New York style post about someone you meet during the 24 hours of Questival.
Make a 15 second commercial for the the City of Austin.
Find and photograph a Texas State Quarter.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Find an awesome stranger who you think would be down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Play a pop song on a kazoo tag the song in your caption.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Find a stranger who has the exact same middle name as you and provide proof.
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.
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Bowl a strike at a bowling alley... then moonwalk backwards and yell "Questival!".
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.
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 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
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Hold a staring contest with stranger while casually eating a piece of fruit..... don't break eye contact 15 second minimum.
Arm wrestle a stranger, while armwrestling another stranger lefty. That's right; double armwrestling.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30ish. It will be announced from the stage.
Play a quick game of Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
Play a quick game of Giant "Beer" Pong at the Festival with another team.
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.
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.**
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.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at Old Settlers Park having parked legally and lawfully or taken public transport.
Take a selfie or a team picture with Miguel the Llama. We will announced from the stage when Miguel arrives.