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As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
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.
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.
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.
Get a celebrity with over 5,000 followers to tweet/retweet something with our hashtag and Twitter handle, @cotopaxi (prove with screenshot).
Collect 50 pieces of trash along a hiking trail and recycle what you can. #dogood
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")
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
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 >
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.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
Create a 15 second Rube Goldberg machine.
Get 50 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
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.
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.
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.
Cotopaxi Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (5pm-7pm) - Come to the Moonlight Tower (Zilker Park) and join us for a quick brain-teaser.
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
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.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
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.
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.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunset Saturday is at 5:27pm)
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).
Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
film a video illustrating how to find a clean natural water source.
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)
Convince a non-Questival participant to paint their face with the logo of your favorite sports franchise.
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Recreate your favorite Texas sports moment and tag the hero of your story on social media.
As a team do your best batman impression at Congress Avenue Bridge, it may not be bat season so we'll become the bats.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your elbows.
Take a video of a team member drinking High Brew in motion via paddle, surf, swim, hike, bike, etc.
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
Perform at an open mic night at a comedy club (not a karaoke bar, come on guys). Give it your best shot. #youcandoit
Politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
Walk like a flock of chickens across a very public place. Get clucking!
Arm wrestle a stranger, while armwrestling another stranger lefty. That's right; double armwrestling.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
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.
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.
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)
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.
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 humans of New York style post about someone you meet during the 24 hours of Questival.
Hold a formal hula hoop Contest with stranger
Make a 15 second commercial for the the City of Austin.
Get llama nail art.
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet.
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.
Trade a piece of clothing with a stranger that is not participating in the Questival. FOR KEEPS!
Show us your best team roller skating dance moves in a venue of your choosing, make it fabulous.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients.
Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Dance on the ceiling, we don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Write a note with 10 things you love about Texas and leave it for someone else to find.
Find and take a team photograph with this statue. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Eat a dish made entirely out of condiments.
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented.
Do a 'track' stand for 10 seconds on a bike. No balance assistance allowed.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 8th thing on the menu.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
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.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. (don't forget your totem)
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
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 rollerskating/rollerblading and hold a limbo contest. How low can you go?
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.
Video of a team member slam dunking a basketball on a regulation hoop (if you're short get creative).
Filter water from a natural source and drink it. Water must be properly filtered and no a kitchen filter does not count.
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing "Bicycle Race" by Queen together whilst doing so.
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.**
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during 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.
Show us your best volleyball serve. On/with a regulation court, net and ball.
Tandem cartwheel with a teammate for at least one full rotation. (need a lesson? tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunrise Saturday is at 6:58 am)
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
Find and take a team photograph with this art installation. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Enjoy a High Brew while watching the sunrise. Capture your experience.
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around a campfire.
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire.
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
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.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Find a Razor scooter, and shoot a 15 second demo video trying to get sponsored. #radicaldude
Go tandem longboarding while singing Unchained Melody.
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.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
Eat two crickets #doubledareyou.
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.
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Take the stairs to the top of Covert Park at Mount Bonnell take a team photo.
While acting like a civilized adult and friend-of-the-animals (don't be a buffoon), take a photo with a peacock or peahen at Mayfield Park.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Whittle yourself a spoon and eat some soup with it.
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
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Swing into a pond, river or lake from a rope swing.
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!
Do a 2 mile hike around Turkey Head Trail, screenshot your route as verification. Don't get lost going down any rabbit holes.
Do a 1 mile hike around River Place Nature Trail, screenshot your route as verification.
Do the River Place Nature trail and dress for the occassion, it's a wet hike/jaunt. Take a picture of your favorite part of the hike.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth.
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 draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
Get 100 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
While camping in the wilderness make s'mores over a campfire add an extra ingredient and share your recipe in the caption.
Partake of the state dish of Chili Con Carne with no hands. #chiliconcarnival
While camping share a meal with another team over a campfire. Two totems required in the submission.
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 recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Share a campsite with another team. Two totems required in the submission.
While camping in the wilderness come up with a SUPER clever way of roasting one of your marshmallows for your s'more.
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
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Impress us with your connections/access to one of Texas' professional sports teams.
Show us the best deal you can get on food with a coupon.
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.
Hold a staring contest with stranger while casually eating a piece of fruit..... don't break eye contact 15 second minimum.
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator.
Find an awesome stranger who you think would be down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
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.
Visit your favorite Karaoke bar/restaurant spot and sing a Willie Nelson tune loud and proud.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30ish. It will be announced from the stage.
Take a team photo with the Cotopaxi trailer as the background.
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 Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
Play a quick game of Giant "Beer" Pong at the Festival with another team.
Take a selfie or a team picture with Miguel the Llama. We will announced from the stage when Miguel arrives.
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.
Eat something from one of the check-in party food vendors and take a quick pic.
Kammok Cornhole: 3 in the hole (4 tries) gets you a Kammok x Yeti tumbler... BUT everyone else gets Kammok decals/stickers.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at Old Settlers Park having parked legally and lawfully or taken public transport.