Two and a Half Chicks
Find a busy public place and recite some lyrics from The Riverboat Gamblers as thoughtfully as possible.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Personally thank a current/former professor/teacher/coach for the impact they have had on your life. Phone, facetime or skype.
Arm wrestle a stranger, while armwrestling another stranger lefty. That's right; double armwrestling.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
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 >
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.
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge. For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Texas
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
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)
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunset Saturday is at 5:27pm)
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.
Cotopaxi Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (5pm-7pm) - Come to the Moonlight Tower (Zilker Park) and join us for a quick brain-teaser.
Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal moment from your childhood. Dig deep.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
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
Hold a staring contest with stranger while casually eating a piece of fruit..... don't break eye contact 15 second minimum.
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
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your elbows.
Get 50 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
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.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Do a hike of at least 1 mile of your choosing, tell us where you went and why you went there. Make an experience.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Texas state motto means to you.
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds on or near UT campus.
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.
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
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.
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 and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Create your most "Texas" outfit at a thrift store and try it on. #poppintags
Get 100 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
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.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
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 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.
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.
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.
Respectfully introduce us to your favorite spot in Zilker Park. Do it like a real traveling show (i.e. Rick Steves/Anthony Bourdain/etc.)
Tandem cartwheel with a teammate for at least one full rotation. (need a lesson? tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat. Don't forget your totem.
Boulder a V0 problem outdoors.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
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
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.
Walk like a flock of chickens across a very public place. Get clucking!
Take a video of a team member drinking High Brew in motion via paddle, surf, swim, hike, bike, etc.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Go tandem longboarding while singing Unchained Melody.
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.
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.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
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!
Post a photo from Questival to your blog and put the url in the caption. (Screenshot).
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
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. :)
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
plan meals for a 3 day backpacking trip, film a video explaining what you would bring and share some backpacking food tricks and tips
Hurtle a full-size garbage can like an olympic track star. After you're finished, empty your pockets of any trash.
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire.
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire.
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 make a commercial for a cologne/perfume based on the scent of campfire. Channel your inner Chanel™.
While camping share a meal with another team over a campfire. Two totems required in the submission.
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
While camping in the wilderness come up with a SUPER clever way of roasting one of your marshmallows for your s'more.
Skip a rock at least 7 times on water.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunrise Saturday is at 6:58 am)
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.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing "Bicycle Race" by Queen together whilst doing so.
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.
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!".
Show us your best team roller skating dance moves in a venue of your choosing, make it fabulous.
Go rollerskating/rollerblading and hold a limbo contest. How low can you go?
Write a note with 10 things you love about Texas and leave it for someone else to find.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth.
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.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 8th thing on the menu.
Make a 15 second commercial for the the City of Austin.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite movie with brief explanation why.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30ish. It will be announced from the stage.
Eat something from one of the check-in party food vendors and take a quick pic.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Find a stranger who has the same birthday as you and provide proof.
Play a quick game of Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
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.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at Old Settlers Park having parked legally and lawfully or taken public transport.
Take part in the "Follow-the-Llama" Dance competition, get a photo/video of someone from your team participating. #goforthegold!
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 a selfie or a team picture with Miguel the Llama. We will announced from the stage when Miguel arrives.