Dorothy Mantooth is a saint!
Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
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.
As a team sing the state song of Texas. Sing it loud sing it proud.
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Arm wrestle a stranger, while armwrestling another stranger lefty. That's right; double armwrestling.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
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)
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge. For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
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.
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around a campfire.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
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")
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Texas state motto means to you.
Enjoy a High Brew while watching the sunrise. Capture your experience.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunset Saturday is at 5:27pm)
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
Take the stairs to the top of Covert Park at Mount Bonnell take a team photo.
Get at least 15 high fives in 15 seconds from people not participating in the questival.
Find and take a team photograph with this art installation. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Tandem cartwheel with a teammate for at least one full rotation. (need a lesson? tap this challenge then tap GO >)
As a team do your best batman impression at Congress Avenue Bridge, it may not be bat season so we'll become the bats.
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
Do a hike of at least 1 mile of your choosing, tell us where you went and why you went there. Make an experience.
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.
Find and take a team photograph with this statue. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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.
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Texas
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.
Hold a staring contest with stranger while casually eating a piece of fruit..... don't break eye contact 15 second minimum.
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
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.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
Do a humans of New York style post about someone you meet during the 24 hours of Questival.
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.**
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.
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.
Take a video of a team member drinking High Brew in motion via paddle, surf, swim, hike, bike, etc.
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. (don't forget your totem)
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds on or near UT campus.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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.
Make a 15 second commercial for the the City of Austin.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Dance on the ceiling, we don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat. Don't forget your totem.
Find a stranger who has the exact same middle name as you and provide proof.
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!
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Find a stranger who has the same birthday as you and provide proof.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite movie with brief explanation why.
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.
Mail a sweet potato to a friend using the US Postal Service. Yes a potato and no box is needed.
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
While camping in the wilderness start a campfire without matches, a lighter, or starter fluid (fire must be contained inside a legal fire pit).
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.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunrise Saturday is at 6:58 am)
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
Politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
Tell a weird 15 second true story about yourself outside of the Museum of the Weird. #confession #keepAustinweird
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
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.
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.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Find an awesome stranger who you think would be down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Walk like a flock of chickens across a very public place. Get clucking!
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Give one of your team members a performance review in a real boardroom.
Hurtle a full-size garbage can like an olympic track star. After you're finished, empty your pockets of any trash.
Sing the Texas state song in front of the Texas State Capital building. #thestarsatnight
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
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.
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.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
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.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your elbows.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Eat something from one of the check-in party food vendors and take a quick pic.
Find and photograph a Texas State Quarter.
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.
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.
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.
Kammok Cornhole: 3 in the hole (4 tries) gets you a Kammok x Yeti tumbler... BUT everyone else gets Kammok decals/stickers.