Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet.
Tandem cartwheel with a teammate for at least one full rotation. (need a lesson? tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Hurtle a full-size garbage can like an olympic track star. After you're finished, empty your pockets of any trash.
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
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)
film a video illustrating how to find a clean natural water source.
Take a load off and do some urban hammocking in a creative place. Be respectful of your anchor points when choosing a location.
Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Find a busy public place and recite some lyrics from The Riverboat Gamblers as thoughtfully as possible.
Recreate your favorite Texas sports moment and tag the hero of your story on social media.
Do a hike of at least 1 mile of your choosing, tell us where you went and why you went there. Make an experience.
Collect 50 pieces of trash along a hiking trail and recycle what you can. #dogood
Get llama nail art.
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients.
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.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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.
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.
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds on or near UT campus.
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.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Post a photo from Questival to your blog and put the url in the caption. (Screenshot).
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 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")
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunset Saturday is at 5:27pm)
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
Cotopaxi Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (5pm-7pm) - Come to the Moonlight Tower (Zilker Park) and join us for a quick brain-teaser.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Trade a piece of clothing with a stranger that is not participating in the Questival. FOR KEEPS!
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.
Get at least 15 high fives in 15 seconds from people not participating in the questival.
Hold a staring contest with stranger while casually eating a piece of fruit..... don't break eye contact 15 second minimum.
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge. For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. (don't forget your totem)
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.
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
Take a video of a team member drinking High Brew in motion via paddle, surf, swim, hike, bike, etc.
Arm wrestle a stranger, while armwrestling another stranger lefty. That's right; double armwrestling.
Do a wheelie on a bike for 5 seconds or longer.
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing "Bicycle Race" by Queen together whilst doing so.
Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
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.
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.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Get a celebrity with over 5,000 followers to tweet/retweet something with our hashtag and Twitter handle, @cotopaxi (prove with screenshot).
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Get a major league athlete or celebrity to say "Cotopaxi makes Gear for Good."
Do a humans of New York style post about someone you meet during the 24 hours of 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.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Find a birds nest with eggs in it IN NATURE. NOT EGGS YOU BOUGHT FROM A STORE. Real bird eggs. Document them but do not touch.
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
As a team sing the state song of Texas. Sing it loud sing it proud.
Find a little free library/tiny library. Borrow a book and leave a book video explaining your selection. #readingisFUNdamental
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
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.
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 a dish made entirely out of condiments.
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 >
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.
Find and take a team photograph with this art installation. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Mail a sweet potato to a friend using the US Postal Service. Yes a potato and no box is needed.
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Walk two lengths of a slackline without falling off. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Ride a unicycle.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
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.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
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!
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.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
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.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of public transit.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Walk like a flock of chickens across a very public place. Get clucking!
Find and take a team photograph with this statue. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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)
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat. Don't forget your totem.
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.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Texas
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. :)
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
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.
Get 50 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Impress us with your connections/access to one of Texas' professional sports teams.
Take a picture with a Texas Longhorn. Don't get hurt/trampled. Also, ask permission and be smart.
Personally thank a current/former professor/teacher/coach for the impact they have had on your life. Phone, facetime or skype.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Make a field goal from the 15 yard line... wait for it... with your left foot then celebrate with a dance.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Enjoy a High Brew while watching the sunrise. Capture your experience.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunrise Saturday is at 6:58 am)
Take the stairs to the top of Covert Park at Mount Bonnell take a team photo.
Get 100 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
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.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
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.
Dance on the ceiling, we don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Visit your favorite Karaoke bar/restaurant spot and sing a Willie Nelson tune loud and proud.
Howl at the moon as a team at midnight (Be quiet and respectful of your neighbors if you have sleeping neighbors nearby).
Sing the Texas state song in front of the Texas State Capital building. #thestarsatnight
Politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
As a team do your best batman impression at Congress Avenue Bridge, it may not be bat season so we'll become the bats.
Go tandem longboarding while singing Unchained Melody.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your elbows.
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.
Tell a weird 15 second true story about yourself outside of the Museum of the Weird. #confession #keepAustinweird
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 >)
Write a note with 10 things you love about Texas and leave it for someone else to find.
Find a stranger who has the same birthday as you and provide proof.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth.
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.
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.
Find a Razor scooter, and shoot a 15 second demo video trying to get sponsored. #radicaldude
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Find an awesome stranger who you think would be down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Hold a formal hula hoop Contest with stranger
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Show us your best volleyball serve. On/with a regulation court, net and ball.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30ish. It will be announced from the stage.
Take a selfie or a team picture with Miguel the Llama. We will announced from the stage when Miguel arrives.
Find a stranger who has the exact same middle name as you and provide proof.
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 part in the "Follow-the-Llama" Dance competition, get a photo/video of someone from your team participating. #goforthegold!
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.
Play a quick game of Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
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.
Take a team photo with the Cotopaxi trailer as the background.