Benchwarmers United

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.
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melon head #questival
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
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melon head #questival
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 >
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melon head #questival
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
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jumping jumping #questival
Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
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totally rad #questival #toomanycooks
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
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#themoreyouknow #questival
Get at least 15 high fives in 15 seconds from people not participating in the questival.
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hi five! #questival
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
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grape juice #questival
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
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love in Austin #questival
Make a 15 second commercial for the the City of Austin.
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Friendship #questival #visitaustin
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Texas state motto means to you.
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Friendship #questival
Hold a staring contest with stranger while casually eating a piece of fruit..... don't break eye contact 15 second minimum.
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#questival
Trade a piece of clothing with a stranger that is not participating in the Questival. FOR KEEPS!
#ForKeeps #questival
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunset Saturday is at 5:27pm)
#we almost made it, hour 23!! #questival
Show us your best volleyball serve. On/with a regulation court, net and ball.
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#sandvolleyballChamp #questival
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.
questival peeps! #questival
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.
Zoom in! #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.
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#TSwifting dance off #questival
Respectfully introduce us to your favorite spot in Zilker Park. Do it like a real traveling show (i.e. Rick Steves/Anthony Bourdain/etc.)
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beautiful #questival
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. (don't forget your totem)
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plank in public #questival
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat. Don't forget your totem.
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totem is on big butts back! (gray shirt, girl) #questival
Cotopaxi Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (5pm-7pm) - Come to the Moonlight Tower (Zilker Park) and join us for a quick brain-teaser.
yay! #questival
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.
#questival
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Slick shoes! #questival
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
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Poop. #questival
Find a stranger who has the same birthday as you and provide proof.
06/02!!! #questival
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 8th thing on the menu.
salad time #questival
Take a picture with a Texas Longhorn. Don't get hurt/trampled. Also, ask permission and be smart.
Safe longhorn! #questival
Sing the Texas state song in front of the Texas State Capital building. #thestarsatnight
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Texas Pride #questival
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.
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legit, the only reason we're still awake. #souvenir #questival
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
legit, the only reason we're still awake. #souvenir #questival
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
#questival
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite movie with brief explanation why.
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#IwantItThatWay #questival
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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#IwantItThatWay #questival
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.
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#questival
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.
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Money $$$ #questival
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
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#questival
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.
#firstsushiexperianceever #questival
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
in style #questival
Do a 'track' stand for 10 seconds on a bike. No balance assistance allowed.
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quantity not quality #questival
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented.
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Texas #questival
Find and photograph a Texas State Quarter.
Texas #questival
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator.
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llama knowledge #questival
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Texas
#questival
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.
yasssss #questival
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
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russian compliment #questival
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
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girl in bag #questival
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
#questival
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.
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harmonize-ish #questival
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
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cannot blow. lol #questival
Take a load off and do some urban hammocking in a creative place. Be respectful of your anchor points when choosing a location.
#questival
Find a stranger who has the exact same middle name as you and provide proof.
Marie! #questival
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.
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teams combine!!! #questival
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.
all four! #questival
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
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#warmbuns #questival
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
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moon fall fail #questival
Walk like a flock of chickens across a very public place. Get clucking!
Clucking Chickens #questival
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.
#questival
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.
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important #questival
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
#questival
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly.
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knots on knots #questival
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
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knots on knots #questival
Whittle yourself a spoon and eat some soup with it.
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chili soup #questival
While camping in the wilderness come up with a SUPER clever way of roasting one of your marshmallows for your s'more.
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blackened marshmallow. 😑 #questival
Dance on the ceiling, we don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
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she's a maniac!! #questival
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
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@jkcorden @latelateshow on my instagram! #questival #cotopaxi #questival
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette.
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egg war #questival
Partake of the state dish of Chili Con Carne with no hands. #chiliconcarnival
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#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).
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#ISawSparks #punny #questival
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
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octopus #questival
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around a campfire.
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two tries! #questival
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth.
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two tries! #questival
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
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tasty #questival
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
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yummy #questival
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
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donut use your hands #questival
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients.
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spaghetti, sauce and toast. Done! #questival
Perform a blind taste test with a cornstarch packing peanut vs a puffy cheeto.
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survivor #questival
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
#questival
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
#cauliflower#kale#spinache#broccoli#strawberry#Blueberry#mango#banana #questival
Eat a dish made entirely out of condiments.
#questival
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
#questival
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.
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fly-fishing #questival
While camping share a meal with another team over a campfire. Two totems required in the submission.
fly-fishing #questival
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire.
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fly-fishing #questival
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
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fly-fishing #questival
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
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fly-fishing #questival
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
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fly-fishing #questival
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
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relaxing in silence on highbrew #questival
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)
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relaxing in silence on highbrew #questival
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
love #questival
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
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#questival
While camping in the wilderness make s'mores over a campfire add an extra ingredient and share your recipe in the caption.
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s'mores with bananas #questival
Share a campsite with another team. Two totems required in the submission.
#questival #cotopaxi
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunrise Saturday is at 6:58 am)
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#questival #cotopaxi
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
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#questival
While camping in the wilderness make a commercial for a cologne/perfume based on the scent of campfire. Channel your inner Chanel™.
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fly-fishing #questival
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire.
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fly-fishing #questival
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire.
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#questival
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your elbows.
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#questival
Take part in the "Follow-the-Llama" Dance competition, get a photo/video of someone from your team participating. #goforthegold!
#questival
Eat something from one of the check-in party food vendors and take a quick pic.
#questival
Find an awesome stranger who you think would be down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
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#questival
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30ish. It will be announced from the stage.
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#questival
Play a quick game of Giant "Beer" Pong at the Festival with another team.
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#questival
Play a quick game of Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
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Kickoff challenge #questival
Take a selfie or a team picture with Miguel the Llama. We will announced from the stage when Miguel arrives.
#questival
Take a team photo with the Cotopaxi trailer as the background.
#questival #cotopaxi
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at Old Settlers Park having parked legally and lawfully or taken public transport.
#questival
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.**
#questival #forthosewhodo
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.
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#questival
Kammok Cornhole: 3 in the hole (4 tries) gets you a Kammok x Yeti tumbler... BUT everyone else gets Kammok decals/stickers.
#questival