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Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. (don't forget your totem)
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunset Saturday is at 5:27pm)
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)
Cotopaxi Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (5pm-7pm) - Come to the Moonlight Tower (Zilker Park) and join us for a quick brain-teaser.
Partake of the state dish of Chili Con Carne with no hands. #chiliconcarnival
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 8th thing on the menu.
Take a cooking class and learn to cook something new.
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 >)
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Texas
Recreate your favorite Texas sports moment and tag the hero of your story on social media.
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.
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
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.
Do a humans of New York style post about someone you meet during the 24 hours of Questival.
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.
Trade a piece of clothing with a stranger that is not participating in the Questival. FOR KEEPS!
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Find a busy public place and recite some lyrics from The Riverboat Gamblers as thoughtfully as possible.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
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.
Walk like a flock of chickens across a very public place. Get clucking!
Get at least 15 high fives in 15 seconds from people not participating in the questival.
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.
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly.
Mail a sweet potato to a friend using the US Postal Service. Yes a potato and no box is needed.
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
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.
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing "Bicycle Race" by Queen together whilst doing so.
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
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.
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
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.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat. Don't forget your totem.
Collect 50 pieces of trash along a hiking trail and recycle what you can. #dogood
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Eat a beetle #doubledareyou.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette.
Politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
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)
Find a little free library/tiny library. Borrow a book and leave a book video explaining your selection. #readingisFUNdamental
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Hike around the Barton Creek Greenbelt and capture a team selfie during your favorite part of the experience.
Swing into a pond, river or lake from a rope swing.
Do a backflip into a pond or lake.
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Hold a formal hula hoop Contest with stranger
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Find and photograph a Texas State Quarter.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
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 >
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
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your elbows.
Play a pop song on a kazoo tag the song in your caption.
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.
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.
Take a load off and do some urban hammocking in a creative place. Be respectful of your anchor points when choosing a location.
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.
Show us the best deal you can get on food with a coupon.
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
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.
Tell a weird 15 second true story about yourself outside of the Museum of the Weird. #confession #keepAustinweird
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 peaceful outdoors space, sit down and take 5 minutes to relax in silence and enjoy the moment. (Timelapse, 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.
Find a stranger who has the exact same middle name 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.
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. :)
Hold a staring contest with stranger while casually eating a piece of fruit..... don't break eye contact 15 second minimum.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Take the stairs to the top of Covert Park at Mount Bonnell take a team photo.
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.
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
Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
As a team sing the state song of Texas. Sing it loud sing it proud.
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
Write a note with 10 things you love about Texas and leave it for someone else to find.
Take a video of a team member drinking High Brew in motion via paddle, surf, swim, hike, bike, etc.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Personally thank a current/former professor/teacher/coach for the impact they have had on your life. Phone, facetime or skype.
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
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)
Tandem cartwheel with a teammate for at least one full rotation. (need a lesson? tap this challenge then tap GO >)
While camping in the wilderness make a commercial for a cologne/perfume based on the scent of campfire. Channel your inner Chanel™.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Eat a dish made entirely out of condiments.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth.
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.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire.
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 come up with a SUPER clever way of roasting one of your marshmallows for your s'more.
While camping in the wilderness make s'mores over a campfire add an extra ingredient and share your recipe in the caption.
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
plan meals for a 3 day backpacking trip, film a video explaining what you would bring and share some backpacking food tricks and tips
Share a campsite with another team. Two totems required in the submission.
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around a campfire.
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.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
While camping in the wilderness start a campfire without matches, a lighter, or starter fluid (fire must be contained inside a legal fire pit).
As a team do your best batman impression at Congress Avenue Bridge, it may not be bat season so we'll become the bats.
Make a 15 second commercial for the the City of Austin.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Find an awesome stranger who you think would be down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
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.
Challenge another questival team to a best of 5 penalty kick competition using a regulation goal two totems in the submission. #goallllllllll
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30ish. It will be announced from the stage.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at Old Settlers Park having parked legally and lawfully or taken public transport.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite movie with brief explanation why.
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.
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.
Eat something from one of the check-in party food vendors and take a quick pic.
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.
Play a quick game of Giant "Beer" Pong 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.**