Drink water from a freshwater spring (a spring is a point where groundwater flows out of the ground, and is thus where the aquifer surface meets the surface of the earth).
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunset Saturday is at 5:27pm)
Take the stairs to the top of Covert Park at Mount Bonnell take a team photo.
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.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Create your most "Texas" outfit at a thrift store and try it on. #poppintags
Tell us of a toy invention you would like to create, make sure you do it outside of the coolest vintage toy shop around. #toyjoy
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.
Hold a staring contest with stranger while casually eating a piece of fruit..... don't break eye contact 15 second minimum.
Get at least 15 high fives in 15 seconds from people not participating in the questival.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Find a busy public place and recite some lyrics from The Riverboat Gamblers as thoughtfully as possible.
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 a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Mail a sweet potato to a friend using the US Postal Service. Yes a potato and no box is needed.
Take a load off and do some urban hammocking in a creative place. Be respectful of your anchor points when choosing a location.
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.
plan meals for a 3 day backpacking trip, film a video explaining what you would bring and share some backpacking food tricks and tips
Get 100 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
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.
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.
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)
As a team sing the state song of Texas. Sing it loud sing it proud.
Do a backflip into a pond or lake.
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.
Walk like a flock of chickens across a very public place. Get clucking!
Skip a rock at least 7 times on water.
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)
Swing into a pond, river or lake from a rope swing.
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
Get 50 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Hike around the Barton Creek Greenbelt and capture a team selfie during your favorite part of the experience.
Respectfully introduce us to your favorite spot in Zilker Park. Do it like a real traveling show (i.e. Rick Steves/Anthony Bourdain/etc.)
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.
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.
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
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
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.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunrise Saturday is at 6:58 am)
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your elbows.
Bowl a strike at a bowling alley... then moonwalk backwards and yell "Questival!".
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
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.
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
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.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Eat a dish made entirely out of condiments.
Convince a non-Questival participant to paint their face with the logo of your favorite sports franchise.
Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Dance on the ceiling, we don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
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 >
Perform a blind taste test with a cornstarch packing peanut vs a puffy cheeto.
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Make a 15 second commercial for the the City of Austin.
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.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
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.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
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.
Do a humans of New York style post about someone you meet during the 24 hours of Questival.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. (don't forget your totem)
Recreate your favorite Texas sports moment and tag the hero of your story on social media.
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.
Show us your best volleyball serve. On/with a regulation court, net and ball.
Take a picture with a current or former player from a professional sports franchise in person. No statues, old screengrabs or any other facsimile.
Get a major league athlete or celebrity to say "Cotopaxi makes Gear for Good."
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds on or near UT campus.
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator.
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Texas state motto means to you.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Find an awesome stranger who you think would be down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from 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 video a 15 second scary story around a campfire.
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 recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire.
Share a campsite with another team. Two totems required in the submission.
While camping share a meal with another team over a campfire. 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 sing a pop song around your campfire.
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.
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
Find and take a team photograph with this art installation. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Find and take a team photograph with this statue. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Sing the Texas state song in front of the Texas State Capital building. #thestarsatnight
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite movie with brief explanation why.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
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.
Find a stranger who has the exact same middle name as you and provide proof.
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.
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 part in the "Follow-the-Llama" Dance competition, get a photo/video of someone from your team participating. #goforthegold!
Take a team photo with the Cotopaxi trailer as the background.
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 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.