Get off my Llama!
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat. Don't forget your totem.
Do a hike of at least 1 mile of your choosing, tell us where you went and why you went there. Make an experience.
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")
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.
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Hold a staring contest with stranger while casually eating a piece of fruit..... don't break eye contact 15 second minimum.
Cotopaxi Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (5pm-7pm) - Come to the Moonlight Tower (Zilker Park) and join us for a quick brain-teaser.
Challenge a stranger that is not a questival participant to a 50-100 meter foot race in a public park. Be a good sport win or lose.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. (don't forget your totem)
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunset Saturday is at 5:27pm)
Eat a dish made entirely out of condiments.
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Texas
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.
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of public transit.
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.
Collect 50 pieces of trash along a hiking trail and recycle what you can. #dogood
As a team do your best batman impression at Congress Avenue Bridge, it may not be bat season so we'll become the bats.
Visit your favorite Karaoke bar/restaurant spot and sing a Willie Nelson tune loud and proud.
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator.
Find a Razor scooter, and shoot a 15 second demo video trying to get sponsored. #radicaldude
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Find and take a picture of the "Bottle House" but don't be a nuisance.
Find a busy public place and recite some lyrics from The Riverboat Gamblers as thoughtfully as possible.
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.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your elbows.
Partake of the state dish of Chili Con Carne with no hands. #chiliconcarnival
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.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
Do a backflip into a pond or lake.
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Texas state motto means to you.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite movie with brief explanation why.
Mail a sweet potato to a friend using the US Postal Service. Yes a potato and no box is needed.
Do a humans of New York style post about someone you meet during the 24 hours of Questival.
Make a 15 second commercial for the the City of Austin.
Respectfully introduce us to your favorite spot in Zilker Park. Do it like a real traveling show (i.e. Rick Steves/Anthony Bourdain/etc.)
Make large signs and cheer on a random park sporting event, make sure they know you're a fan and make them feel like an allstar.
Hike around the Barton Creek Greenbelt and capture a team selfie during your favorite part of the experience.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Find a little free library/tiny library. Borrow a book and leave a book video explaining your selection. #readingisFUNdamental
Write a note with 10 things you love about Texas and leave it for someone else to find.
Dance on the ceiling, we don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
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.
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet.
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Take a load off and do some urban hammocking in a creative place. Be respectful of your anchor points when choosing a location.
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.
Need to refuel? Find the Bobo's Oat Bar team near the Lamar Pedestrian Bridge between 11:30am and 12:30pm! Love what you tried? Let us know @eatbobos on social media.
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.
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.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
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.
Get 100 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
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
Get a celebrity with over 5,000 followers to tweet/retweet something with our hashtag and Twitter handle, @cotopaxi (prove with screenshot).
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal moment from your childhood. Dig deep.
Politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
Create your most "Texas" outfit at a thrift store and try it on. #poppintags
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.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Sing the Texas state song in front of the Texas State Capital building. #thestarsatnight
Walk like a flock of chickens across a very public place. Get clucking!
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)
Get llama nail art.
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.
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.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
Take the stairs to the top of Covert Park at Mount Bonnell take a team photo.
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!
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
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.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
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. :)
As a team sing the state song of Texas. Sing it loud sing it proud.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly.
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.
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 8th thing on the menu.
Filter water from a natural source and drink it. Water must be properly filtered and no a kitchen filter does not count.
film a video illustrating how to find a clean natural water source.
Skip a rock at least 7 times on water.
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.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
plan meals for a 3 day backpacking trip, film a video explaining what you would bring and share some backpacking food tricks and tips
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Post a photo from Questival to your blog and put the url in the caption. (Screenshot).
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth.
Get 50 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Howl at the moon as a team at midnight (Be quiet and respectful of your neighbors if you have sleeping neighbors nearby).
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
Go tandem longboarding while singing Unchained Melody.
Arm wrestle a stranger, while armwrestling another stranger lefty. That's right; double armwrestling.
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.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Go to a bowling alley and challenge a group of strangers to a 'bowl off' and go head to head with them. Losers buy drinks for the winner.
Bowl a strike at a bowling alley... then moonwalk backwards and yell "Questival!".
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire.
While camping in the wilderness make a homemade "ghillie suit" and attempt to sneak close to an animal in nature….OR a teammate and scare the stuffing out of them.
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire.
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)
Whittle yourself a spoon and eat some soup with it.
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
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.
Challenge another team to a 100 meter swim race in an olympic size pool. Two totems required in the submission. (Timelapse)
While camping share a meal with another team over a campfire. Two totems required in the submission.
Share a campsite with another team. Two totems required in the submission.
While camping in the wilderness make s'mores over a campfire add an extra ingredient and share your recipe in the caption.
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 a commercial for a cologne/perfume based on the scent of campfire. Channel your inner Chanel™.
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over 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).
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)
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
Show us your best volleyball serve. On/with a regulation court, net and ball.
Perform your best belly flop at a public pool. Get everyone's attention first. Really go for it!
Find an awesome stranger who you think would be down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30ish. It will be announced from the stage.
Find and photograph a Texas State Quarter.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Take part in the "Follow-the-Llama" Dance competition, get a photo/video of someone from your team participating. #goforthegold!
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.
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.
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.**
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.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at Old Settlers Park having parked legally and lawfully or taken public transport.