Find and photograph a Texas State Quarter.
Collect 50 pieces of trash along a hiking trail and recycle what you can. #dogood
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
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.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Take a video of a team member drinking High Brew in motion via paddle, surf, swim, hike, bike, etc.
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.**
Cotopaxi Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (5pm-7pm) - Come to the Moonlight Tower (Zilker Park) and join us for a quick brain-teaser.
Challenge another questival team to a best of 5 penalty kick competition using a regulation goal two totems in the submission. #goallllllllll
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
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.
Take a picture with a Texas Longhorn. Don't get hurt/trampled. Also, ask permission and be smart.
Recreate your favorite Texas sports moment and tag the hero of your story on social media.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
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.
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.
Catch a fish outdoors in a natural body of water with a rod and reel.
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.
While camping in the wilderness come up with a SUPER clever way of roasting one of your marshmallows for your s'more.
Catch a crawdad in a creative/new way. (I.e. bacon on a piece of string works…)
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
Challenge another team to a 100 meter swim race in an olympic size pool. Two totems required in the submission. (Timelapse)
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.
Share a campsite with another team. Two totems required in the submission.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Personally thank a current/former professor/teacher/coach for the impact they have had on your life. Phone, facetime or skype.
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
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
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)
Create a 15 second Rube Goldberg machine.
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
Do a hike of at least 1 mile of your choosing, tell us where you went and why you went there. Make an experience.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
While camping share a meal with another team over a campfire. Two totems required in the submission.
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.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Catch a fish outdoors in a natural body of water with a fly rod.
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds on or near UT campus.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat. Don't forget your totem.
Filter water from a natural source and drink it. Water must be properly filtered and no a kitchen filter does not count.
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.
Find a busy public place and recite some lyrics from The Riverboat Gamblers as thoughtfully as possible.
Get at least 15 high fives in 15 seconds from people not participating in the questival.
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)
Do a quick 200 meter swim in an olympic size pool. Congrats Swimmer Winner. Post a timelapse of your feat. (don't forget your totem)
Hike around the Barton Creek Greenbelt and capture a team selfie during your favorite part of the experience.
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.
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge. For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during 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.
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.
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.
Create your most "Texas" outfit at a thrift store and try it on. #poppintags
Eat two crickets #doubledareyou.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of public transit.
Do a 1 mile hike around St. Edwards Park, screenshot your route as verification.
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette.
Take a load off and do some urban hammocking in a creative place. Be respectful of your anchor points when choosing a location.
Walk like a flock of chickens across a very public place. Get clucking!
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
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.
Find and take a team photograph with this art installation. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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.
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 complete an entire fitness class 30 minutes or more (Zumba, Spin, etc.) dressed in head-to-toe aerobics gear. (Timelapse, don't forget your totem)
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
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.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite movie with brief explanation why.
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth.
While camping in the wilderness document/photograph at least 4 different types of wildlife, each unique/from separate animal families. Don't forget the totem.
Write a note with 10 things you love about Texas and leave it for someone else to find.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Eat a dish made entirely out of condiments.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at Old Settlers Park having parked legally and lawfully or taken public transport.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. (don't forget your totem)
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.
Tandem cartwheel with a teammate for at least one full rotation. (need a lesson? tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Take a selfie or a team picture with Miguel the Llama. We will announced from the stage when Miguel arrives.
Kammok Cornhole: 3 in the hole (4 tries) gets you a Kammok x Yeti tumbler... BUT everyone else gets Kammok decals/stickers.
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.
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.
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.
Find a stranger who has the same birthday as you and provide proof.
Hurtle a full-size garbage can like an olympic track star. After you're finished, empty your pockets of any trash.
Take part in the "Follow-the-Llama" Dance competition, get a photo/video of someone from your team participating. #goforthegold!
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30ish. It will be announced from the stage.
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.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 8th thing on the menu.
Get a celebrity with over 5,000 followers to tweet/retweet something with our hashtag and Twitter handle, @cotopaxi (prove with screenshot).
Get 50 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).