Good Vibes Only
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
As a team do your best batman impression at Congress Avenue Bridge, it may not be bat season so we'll become the bats.
Get 50 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
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 or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Cotopaxi Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (5pm-7pm) - Come to the Moonlight Tower (Zilker Park) and join us for a quick brain-teaser.
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.
Respectfully introduce us to your favorite spot in Zilker Park. Do it like a real traveling show (i.e. Rick Steves/Anthony Bourdain/etc.)
Skip a rock at least 7 times on water.
Hike around the Barton Creek Greenbelt and capture a team selfie during your favorite part of the experience.
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.
Take a video of a team member drinking High Brew in motion via paddle, surf, swim, hike, bike, etc.
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.
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Mail a sweet potato to a friend using the US Postal Service. Yes a potato and no box is needed.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
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.
Hold a staring contest with stranger while casually eating a piece of fruit..... don't break eye contact 15 second minimum.
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
Find and take a team photograph with this art installation. (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.
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 >)
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.
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Find and take a team photograph with this statue. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite movie with brief explanation why.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat. Don't forget your totem.
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.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Tell a weird 15 second true story about yourself outside of the Museum of the Weird. #confession #keepAustinweird
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your elbows.
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.
As a team sing the state song of Texas. Sing it loud sing it proud.
Make a 15 second commercial for the the City of Austin.
Find an awesome stranger who you think would be down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
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
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Write a note with 10 things you love about Texas and leave it for someone else to find.
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.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 8th thing on the menu.
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!
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. :)
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
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.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
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)
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Howl at the moon as a team at midnight (Be quiet and respectful of your neighbors if you have sleeping neighbors nearby).
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
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")
Walk like a flock of chickens across a very public place. Get clucking!
Get a celebrity with over 5,000 followers to tweet/retweet something with our hashtag and Twitter handle, @cotopaxi (prove with screenshot).
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Texas state motto means to you.
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Texas
Sing the Texas state song in front of the Texas State Capital building. #thestarsatnight
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
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.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Find a stranger who has the same birthday as you and provide proof.
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.**
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.
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.
Eat something from one of the check-in party food vendors and take a quick pic.
Kammok Cornhole: 3 in the hole (4 tries) gets you a Kammok x Yeti tumbler... BUT everyone else gets Kammok decals/stickers.
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.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at Old Settlers Park having parked legally and lawfully or taken public transport.