The Gang Wins Questival

Arm wrestle a stranger, while armwrestling another stranger lefty. That's right; double armwrestling.
#gunshow #questival #overthetop
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.
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Gangnam style #questival
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.
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#questival
Do a humans of New York style post about someone you meet during the 24 hours of Questival.
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#questival
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly.
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#questival
While camping in the wilderness document/photograph at least 4 different types of wildlife, each unique/from separate animal families. Don't forget the totem.
Cute animals! 🐡 #questival
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.
really nice guy! #questival
Trade a piece of clothing with a stranger that is not participating in the Questival. FOR KEEPS!
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really nice guy! #questival
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Texas state motto means to you.
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#questival
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
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#questival
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
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#hesamachine #questival
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
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#twins #questival
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.
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#questival
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Shoe swap! #questival
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunset Saturday is at 5:27pm)
So peaceful but ready for SLEEP. #questival
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
Showed Jena and Andrew around Barton Springs while they visit Austin for the first time. #questival
Convince a non-Questival participant to paint their face with the logo of your favorite sports franchise.
#questival
Cool off in a natural waterfall (in = completely under getting wet).
cold #questival #cotopaxi
film a video illustrating how to find a clean natural water source.
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Barton we love you. #questival
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)
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Brrrrrr #questival
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).
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fresh water #questival
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette.
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Sunny side up #questival
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.
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#questival
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
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#questival
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 >
#questival
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.
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Spinning! #questival
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat. Don't forget your totem.
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Pure Red Bull. #questival
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunrise Saturday is at 6:58 am)
Beautiful sun! #questival #cotopaxi
Get help from strangers and spell "QUESTIVAL" using one human body as each of the letters. Other questival participants do not count as strangers for this one.
#questival
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.
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Gross, we hate feet #questival
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.
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fast people #questival
Respectfully introduce us to your favorite spot in Zilker Park. Do it like a real traveling show (i.e. Rick Steves/Anthony Bourdain/etc.)
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#questival
Tell a weird 15 second true story about yourself outside of the Museum of the Weird. #confession #keepAustinweird
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#weirdos #questival
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.
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#creepydolls #questival
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.
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#themoreyouknow #questival
Show us your best volleyball serve. On/with a regulation court, net and ball.
#questival
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
#worstenemies #questival
Walk two lengths of a slackline without falling off. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
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#legit #questival
Hold a formal hula hoop Contest with stranger
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#bs #questival
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")
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#questival
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 team, GO! #questival
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.
Can never do too many good deeds in a day #questival
Find an awesome stranger who you think would be down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
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#fallinforyou #questival
Hike around the Barton Creek Greenbelt and capture a team selfie during your favorite part of the experience.
#questival
Skip a rock at least 7 times on water.
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#myfeethurt #questival
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
#questival
Boulder a V0 problem outdoors.
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May as well call him Colorado, cuz he's livin' on that Boulder #questival
Swing into a pond, river or lake from a rope swing.
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A regular Tarzan #questival #cotopaxi
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
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Soaked to the bone #questival
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.
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#dogpoopeverywhere #questival
Do a hike of at least 1 mile of your choosing, tell us where you went and why you went there. Make an experience.
Never have been to the greenbelt and I've been in Austin for two years! Now I can say I have :) #questival
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your elbows.
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#questival
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.
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πŸŽ‚πŸ° #questival
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
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Not it's not coffee creamer. #questival
Partake of the state dish of Chili Con Carne with no hands. #chiliconcarnival
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#chiliconcarnival bad real bad. #questival
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.
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#questival
plan meals for a 3 day backpacking trip, film a video explaining what you would bring and share some backpacking food tricks and tips
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#questival
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds on or near UT campus.
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#impossibru #questival
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
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Throwing like the lady she is #questival
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
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Oh ya hold that door. #questival
Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
We got nervous when this tourist shoe was untied. Luckily we caught him before he tripped and tied his shoe! #questival
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
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Mmmm not half bad. #questival
Hold a staring contest with stranger while casually eating a piece of fruit..... don't break eye contact 15 second minimum.
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Awkward πŸ΅πŸ™ˆπŸ™‰ #questival
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
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Just rubbish #questival
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.
no prob-llamas #questival
As a team sing the state song of Texas. Sing it loud sing it proud.
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Texas y'all #questival
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
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#diettime #questival
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.
#questival
As a team do your best batman impression at Congress Avenue Bridge, it may not be bat season so we'll become the bats.
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#questival
Find and take a team photograph with this statue. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
#questival
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
POP! #questival
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Don't throw me away 🐷 #questival
Show us the best deal you can get on food with a coupon.
Can't beat free lunchables! #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.
PEACE πŸ¦‹ #questival
Create your most "Texas" outfit at a thrift store and try it on. #poppintags
howdy! #questival
Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal moment from your childhood. Dig deep.
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#nofairmom #questival
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
#helpinghand #questival
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!
#questival #theshadeproject
Cotopaxi Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (5pm-7pm) - Come to the Moonlight Tower (Zilker Park) and join us for a quick brain-teaser.
#questival
Walk like a flock of chickens across a very public place. Get clucking!
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#hasanyoneinthisfamilyeverseenachicken #questival
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
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#nogravity #questival
Find a Razor scooter, and shoot a 15 second demo video trying to get sponsored. #radicaldude
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#bigleagues #questival
Take a video of a team member drinking High Brew in motion via paddle, surf, swim, hike, bike, etc.
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#highbrewscoots #questival #forthosewhodo
Take a load off and do some urban hammocking in a creative place. Be respectful of your anchor points when choosing a location.
#teamwork #questival
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. :)
#questival @kammok
Hurtle a full-size garbage can like an olympic track star. After you're finished, empty your pockets of any trash.
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#questival
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Face timing dad during Questival! #questival
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Texas
#questival
Sing the Texas state song in front of the Texas State Capital building. #thestarsatnight
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We love to sing! #questival
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
tomatoes #questival
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
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lazers #questival
Enjoy a High Brew while watching the sunrise. Capture your experience.
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sunrise caffine #questival #forthosewhodo
Take a picture with your favorite addition in Sparky Park.
#questival
Tell us a fun fact about the giant, beautiful photovoltaic Mueller Sunflowers... but make sure there's a Mueller Sunflower in the shot.
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we love these flowers #questival
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.
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#questival
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented.
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the double fisting street angel. rolling down the street with 2 beers #questival
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients.
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Yum - bread- mayo-turkey - cheap, easy #questival
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
we met a couple visiting Austin and exploring early. we shared some Starbucks with them to help them reach the peak #questival
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. (don't forget your totem)
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#daburn #questival
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
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#planateer #questival
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
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#sopunny #questival
Play a pop song on a kazoo tag the song in your caption.
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hot line bling by drake #questival
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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#byebyebye #questival
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 8th thing on the menu.
Luckily number 8 was great! #questival
Go tandem longboarding while singing Unchained Melody.
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#leanonme #questival
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
Looking forward to helping out! #questival
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
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#twiceaday #questival
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
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#alwayssunny #questival
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
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#ifiwasgreeniwoulddie #questival
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth.
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#datforehand #questival
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
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#moveoverjuiceland #questival
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
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#everydayislegday #questival
Dance on the ceiling, we don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
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#whosgonnamopmyceiling #questival
Perform a blind taste test with a cornstarch packing peanut vs a puffy cheeto.
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#indistinguishable #questival
Eat a dish made entirely out of condiments.
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#relishtheopportunity #questival
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge. For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.
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#cheetogagging #questival
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
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#educategirls #questival
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
#questival
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.
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#checkmydipstick #questival
Do a 'track' stand for 10 seconds on a bike. No balance assistance allowed.
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#balancebaby #questival
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
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#bffs #questival
Video of a team member slam dunking a basketball on a regulation hoop (if you're short get creative).
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#boomshakalaka #questival
Take the stairs to the top of Covert Park at Mount Bonnell take a team photo.
Too dark to take a team pic, so stiched em' together 😎 #questival
Get llama nail art.
Pretty #questival
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Delicious #questival
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
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#toejuice #questival
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
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#novampires #questival
Find a little free library/tiny library. Borrow a book and leave a book video explaining your selection. #readingisFUNdamental
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Can't wait to read about these 🐱 #questival
Give one of your team members a performance review in a real boardroom.
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#urfired #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.
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#justthefrostedtips #questival
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.
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#sospice #questival
Visit your favorite Karaoke bar/restaurant spot and sing a Willie Nelson tune loud and proud.
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#willie2020 #questival
Write a note with 10 things you love about Texas and leave it for someone else to find.
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Leaving this note for someone at Chinatown in a menu. 😜 #questival
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
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#questival #cotopaxi #questival
Howl at the moon as a team at midnight (Be quiet and respectful of your neighbors if you have sleeping neighbors nearby).
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Howl! #questival
Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
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#friends #questival #toomanycooks
Get a celebrity with over 5,000 followers to tweet/retweet something with our hashtag and Twitter handle, @cotopaxi (prove with screenshot).
Yay! #questival
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
Yum! #questival
While camping in the wilderness make s'mores over a campfire add an extra ingredient and share your recipe in the caption.
Recipe: graham cracker, marshmallow, chocolate, and hot dog! πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ˜Ž #questival
While camping share a meal with another team over a campfire. Two totems required in the submission.
Sharing is caring. #questival
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire.
Yum! #questival
Share a campsite with another team. Two totems required in the submission.
Teamin! #questival #cotopaxi
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.**
Perfect combo. #questival #forthosewhodo
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
Scary! #questival
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
Getting creative! #questival
Kammok Cornhole: 3 in the hole (4 tries) gets you a Kammok x Yeti tumbler... BUT everyone else gets Kammok decals/stickers.
#questival
Take a team photo with the Cotopaxi trailer as the background.
#questival #cotopaxi
Play a quick game of Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
#questival
Play a quick game of Giant "Beer" Pong at the Festival with another team.
#questival
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30ish. It will be announced from the stage.
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#questival
Take a selfie or a team picture with Miguel the Llama. We will announced from the stage when Miguel arrives.
#questival
Eat something from one of the check-in party food vendors and take a quick pic.
Yummmm #questival
Find a stranger who has the same birthday as you and provide proof.
What what #questival