Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth.
Respectfully introduce us to your favorite spot in Zilker Park. Do it like a real traveling show (i.e. Rick Steves/Anthony Bourdain/etc.)
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.
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunset Saturday is at 5:27pm)
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)
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet.
Make a 15 second commercial for the the City of Austin.
Take the stairs to the top of Covert Park at Mount Bonnell take a team photo.
Cotopaxi Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (5pm-7pm) - Come to the Moonlight Tower (Zilker Park) and join us for a quick brain-teaser.
Personally thank a current/former professor/teacher/coach for the impact they have had on your life. Phone, facetime or skype.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
As a team do your best batman impression at Congress Avenue Bridge, it may not be bat season so we'll become the bats.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Eat a dish made entirely out of condiments.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
plan meals for a 3 day backpacking trip, film a video explaining what you would bring and share some backpacking food tricks and tips
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients.
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.
Do a humans of New York style post about someone you meet during the 24 hours of Questival.
Take a load off and do some urban hammocking in a creative place. Be respectful of your anchor points when choosing a location.
Tandem cartwheel with a teammate for at least one full rotation. (need a lesson? tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
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.
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.
As a team sing the state song of Texas. Sing it loud sing it proud.
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.
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.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat. Don't forget your totem.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds on or near UT campus.
Challenge a non-Questival participant to a jump rope competition in a public space. Provide the jump ropes and offer a prize if they win. #goodsportsmanship
Hold a formal hula hoop Contest with stranger
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
While camping in the wilderness come up with a SUPER clever way of roasting one of your marshmallows for your s'more.
Hike around the Barton Creek Greenbelt and capture a team selfie during your favorite part of the experience.
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.
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!
Find a little free library/tiny library. Borrow a book and leave a book video explaining your selection. #readingisFUNdamental
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Swing into a pond, river or lake from a rope swing.
Mail a sweet potato to a friend using the US Postal Service. Yes a potato and no box is needed.
Perform a blind taste test with a cornstarch packing peanut vs a puffy cheeto.
Take a video of a team member drinking High Brew in motion via paddle, surf, swim, hike, bike, etc.
Filter water from a natural source and drink it. Water must be properly filtered and no a kitchen filter does not count.
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!
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
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. :)
Do a backflip into a pond or lake.
Cool off in a natural waterfall (in = completely under getting wet).
Skip a rock at least 7 times on water.
Find a stranger who has the exact same middle name as you and provide proof.
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 your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
Dance on the ceiling, we don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
film a video illustrating how to find a clean natural water source.
Play a pop song on a kazoo tag the song in your caption.
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 statue. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
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.
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire.
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. (don't forget your totem)
Find and take a team photograph with this art installation. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Get 100 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Whittle yourself a spoon and eat some soup with it.
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around a campfire.
While camping in the wilderness start a campfire without matches, a lighter, or starter fluid (fire must be contained inside a legal fire pit).
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire.
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
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 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.
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 dowse a campfire.
Howl at the moon as a team at midnight (Be quiet and respectful of your neighbors if you have sleeping neighbors nearby).
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.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30ish. It will be announced from the stage.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge. For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.
Walk like a flock of chickens across a very public place. Get clucking!
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Texas state motto means to you.
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.
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 8th thing on the menu.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite movie with brief explanation why.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
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.
Hold a staring contest with stranger while casually eating a piece of fruit..... don't break eye contact 15 second minimum.
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.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your elbows.
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.
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.
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")
Find an awesome stranger who you think would be down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at Old Settlers Park having parked legally and lawfully or taken public transport.
Play a quick game of Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
Take a team photo with the Cotopaxi trailer as the background.
Take a selfie or a team picture with Miguel the Llama. We will announced from the stage when Miguel arrives.
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.
Kammok Cornhole: 3 in the hole (4 tries) gets you a Kammok x Yeti tumbler... BUT everyone else gets Kammok decals/stickers.
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.**
Hurtle a full-size garbage can like an olympic track star. After you're finished, empty your pockets of any trash.