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.
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
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 >
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
Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Get at least 15 high fives in 15 seconds from people not participating in the questival.
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Make a 15 second commercial for the the City of Austin.
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Texas state motto means to you.
Hold a staring contest with stranger while casually eating a piece of fruit..... don't break eye contact 15 second minimum.
Trade a piece of clothing with a stranger that is not participating in the Questival. FOR KEEPS!
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunset Saturday is at 5:27pm)
Show us your best volleyball serve. On/with a regulation court, net and ball.
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.
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.
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.
Respectfully introduce us to your favorite spot in Zilker Park. Do it like a real traveling show (i.e. Rick Steves/Anthony Bourdain/etc.)
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. (don't forget your totem)
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat. Don't forget your totem.
Cotopaxi Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (5pm-7pm) - Come to the Moonlight Tower (Zilker Park) and join us for a quick brain-teaser.
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.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Find a stranger who has the same birthday as you and provide proof.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 8th thing on the menu.
Take a picture with a Texas Longhorn. Don't get hurt/trampled. Also, ask permission and be smart.
Sing the Texas state song in front of the Texas State Capital building. #thestarsatnight
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.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite movie with brief explanation why.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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.
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.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
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.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Do a 'track' stand for 10 seconds on a bike. No balance assistance allowed.
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented.
Find and photograph a Texas State Quarter.
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator.
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Texas
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.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
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.
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Take a load off and do some urban hammocking in a creative place. Be respectful of your anchor points when choosing a location.
Find a stranger who has the exact same middle name as you and provide proof.
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.
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.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Walk like a flock of chickens across a very public place. Get clucking!
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 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.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Whittle yourself a spoon and eat some soup with it.
While camping in the wilderness come up with a SUPER clever way of roasting one of your marshmallows for your s'more.
Dance on the ceiling, we don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette.
Partake of the state dish of Chili Con Carne with no hands. #chiliconcarnival
While camping in the wilderness start a campfire without matches, a lighter, or starter fluid (fire must be contained inside a legal fire pit).
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around a campfire.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients.
Perform a blind taste test with a cornstarch packing peanut vs a puffy cheeto.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
Eat a dish made entirely out of condiments.
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from 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 share a meal with another team over a campfire. Two totems required in the submission.
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire.
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).
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
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)
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
While camping in the wilderness make s'mores over a campfire add an extra ingredient and share your recipe in the caption.
Share a campsite with another team. Two totems required in the submission.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunrise Saturday is at 6:58 am)
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
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 recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire.
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your elbows.
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.
Find an awesome stranger who you think would be down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30ish. It will be announced from the stage.
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 a selfie or a team picture with Miguel the Llama. We will announced from the stage when Miguel arrives.
Take a team photo with the Cotopaxi trailer as the background.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at Old Settlers Park having parked legally and lawfully or taken public transport.
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.**
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.