As a team play hard boiled egg roulette.
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.
Find and take a team photograph with this statue. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunset Saturday is at 5:27pm)
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.
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.
Find a little free library/tiny library. Borrow a book and leave a book video explaining your selection. #readingisFUNdamental
Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal moment from your childhood. Dig deep.
Create your most "Texas" outfit at a thrift store and try it on. #poppintags
Find an awesome stranger who you think would be down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Recreate your favorite Texas sports moment and tag the hero of your story on social media.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Get a major league athlete or celebrity to say "Cotopaxi makes Gear for Good."
Donate healthy nonperishable food to the homeless shelter or food bank of your choice. Minimum two items per teammate.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
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")
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.
Pick up 100 pieces of trash at a local park, recycle what you can and put the rest in the trash. Take a video clearly showing what you gathered.
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator.
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.
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly.
film a video illustrating how to find a clean natural water source.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Texas
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.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Texas state motto means to you.
Hurtle a full-size garbage can like an olympic track star. After you're finished, empty your pockets of any trash.
Do a humans of New York style post about someone you meet during the 24 hours of Questival.
Get a celebrity with over 5,000 followers to tweet/retweet something with our hashtag and Twitter handle, @cotopaxi (prove with screenshot).
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Make a 15 second commercial for the the City of Austin.
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
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite movie with brief explanation why.
Take a load off and do some urban hammocking in a creative place. Be respectful of your anchor points when choosing a location.
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Perform your best belly flop at a public pool. Get everyone's attention first. Really go for it!
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge. For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
Hold a staring contest with stranger while casually eating a piece of fruit..... don't break eye contact 15 second minimum.
Arm wrestle a stranger, while armwrestling another stranger lefty. That's right; double armwrestling.
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.
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds on or near UT campus.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? 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.
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 >
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth.
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Take a picture with a Texas Longhorn. Don't get hurt/trampled. Also, ask permission and be smart.
Challenge another team to a 100 meter swim race in an olympic size pool. Two totems required in the submission. (Timelapse)
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)
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Write a note with 10 things you love about Texas and leave it for someone else to find.
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.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your elbows.
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.
Trade a piece of clothing with a stranger that is not participating in the Questival. FOR KEEPS!
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. :)
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Play a pop song on a kazoo tag the song in your caption.
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Do a hike of at least 1 mile of your choosing, tell us where you went and why you went there. Make an experience.
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)
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
Cool off in a natural waterfall (in = completely under getting wet).
Filter water from a natural source and drink it. Water must be properly filtered and no a kitchen filter does not count.
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
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.
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)
Respectfully introduce us to your favorite spot in Zilker Park. Do it like a real traveling show (i.e. Rick Steves/Anthony Bourdain/etc.)
Show us your best volleyball serve. On/with a regulation court, net and ball.
Take the stairs to the top of Covert Park at Mount Bonnell take a team photo.
Find a stranger who has the same birthday as you and provide proof.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunrise Saturday is at 6:58 am)
Enjoy a High Brew while watching the sunrise. Capture your experience.
See how fast you can run the length of the 'Larry Monroe Forever' Mosaic bridge. Whilst running it yell aloud "Larry Monroe Forever!"
Share a campsite with another team. Two totems required in the submission.
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 in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around a campfire.
As a team sing the state song of Texas. Sing it loud sing it proud.
Sing the Texas state song in front of the Texas State Capital building. #thestarsatnight
Hike around the Barton Creek Greenbelt and capture a team selfie during your favorite part of the experience.
As a team do your best batman impression at Congress Avenue Bridge, it may not be bat season so we'll become the bats.
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 art installation. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 8th thing on the menu.
Do a 'track' stand for 10 seconds on a bike. No balance assistance allowed.
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing "Bicycle Race" by Queen together whilst doing so.
Take a video of a team member drinking High Brew in motion via paddle, surf, swim, hike, bike, etc.
Howl at the moon as a team at midnight (Be quiet and respectful of your neighbors if you have sleeping neighbors nearby).
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire.
While camping in the wilderness make s'mores over a campfire add an extra ingredient and share your recipe in the caption.
While camping share a meal with another team over a campfire. Two totems required in the submission.
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire.
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 sing a pop song around your campfire.
While camping in the wilderness come up with a SUPER clever way of roasting one of your marshmallows for your s'more.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
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.
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!
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.
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
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.
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.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Eat a dish made entirely out of condiments.
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
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.
Take a team photo with the Cotopaxi trailer as the background.
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.**
Take a selfie or a team picture with Miguel the Llama. We will announced from the stage when Miguel arrives.