Do a hike of at least 1 mile of your choosing, tell us where you went and why you went there. Make an experience.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
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)
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 a peaceful outdoors space, sit down and take 5 minutes to relax in silence and enjoy the moment. (Timelapse, don't forget your totem)
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
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.
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.
As a team sing the state song of Texas. Sing it loud sing it proud.
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.
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.
Cotopaxi Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (5pm-7pm) - Come to the Moonlight Tower (Zilker Park) and join us for a quick brain-teaser.
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
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.
Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
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.
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
Collect 50 pieces of trash along a hiking trail and recycle what you can. #dogood
Find a busy public place and recite some lyrics from The Riverboat Gamblers as thoughtfully as possible.
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 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.
Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal moment from your childhood. Dig deep.
Recreate your favorite Texas sports moment and tag the hero of your story on social media.
Create your most "Texas" outfit at a thrift store and try it on. #poppintags
Arm wrestle a stranger, while armwrestling another stranger lefty. That's right; double armwrestling.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
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.
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.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Go to a driving range and hold a team long-drive competition. Record your longest drive.
Video of a team member slam dunking a basketball on a regulation hoop (if you're short get creative).
Make a 15 second commercial for the the City of Austin.
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!
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Find a stranger who has the exact same middle name as you and provide proof.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your elbows.
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.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
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.
Give one of your team members a performance review in a real boardroom.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat. Don't forget your totem.
Take a load off and do some urban hammocking in a creative place. Be respectful of your anchor points when choosing a location.
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. :)
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
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.
Take the stairs to the top of Covert Park at Mount Bonnell take a team photo.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
plan meals for a 3 day backpacking trip, film a video explaining what you would bring and share some backpacking food tricks and tips
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
While camping in the wilderness make a commercial for a cologne/perfume based on the scent of campfire. Channel your inner Chanel™.
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.
Hold a formal hula hoop Contest with stranger
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
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.
Find a Razor scooter, and shoot a 15 second demo video trying to get sponsored. #radicaldude
Skip a rock at least 7 times on water.
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around a campfire.
Share a campsite with another team. Two totems required in the submission.
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire.
While camping share a meal with another team over a campfire. Two totems required in the submission.
While camping in the wilderness come up with a SUPER clever way of roasting one of your marshmallows for your s'more.
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.
Do a humans of New York style post about someone you meet during the 24 hours of Questival.
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.
Write a note with 10 things you love about Texas and leave it for someone else to find.
Get 50 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 8th thing on the menu.
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Texas state motto means to you.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Howl at the moon as a team at midnight (Be quiet and respectful of your neighbors if you have sleeping neighbors nearby).
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
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite movie with brief explanation why.
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.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth.
Eat a dish made entirely out of condiments.
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. (don't forget your totem)
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Find an awesome stranger who you think would be down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Hurtle a full-size garbage can like an olympic track star. After you're finished, empty your pockets of any trash.
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.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30ish. It will be announced from the stage.
Find a stranger who has the same birthday as you and provide proof.
Eat something from one of the check-in party food vendors and take a quick pic.
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 Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
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 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.
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 part in the "Follow-the-Llama" Dance competition, get a photo/video of someone from your team participating. #goforthegold!