plan meals for a 3 day backpacking trip, film a video explaining what you would bring and share some backpacking food tricks and tips
Dance on the ceiling, we don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunset Saturday is at 5:27pm)
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Get llama nail art.
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.
Eat two crickets #doubledareyou.
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
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.
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.
Make a 15 second commercial for the the City of Austin.
Respectfully introduce us to your favorite spot in Zilker Park. Do it like a real traveling show (i.e. Rick Steves/Anthony Bourdain/etc.)
Hold a formal hula hoop Contest with stranger
Cotopaxi Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (5pm-7pm) - Come to the Moonlight Tower (Zilker Park) and join us for a quick brain-teaser.
Show us your best volleyball serve. On/with a regulation court, net and ball.
Find a busy public place and recite some lyrics from The Riverboat Gamblers as thoughtfully as possible.
Get at least 15 high fives in 15 seconds from people not participating in the questival.
Take the stairs to the top of Covert Park at Mount Bonnell take a team photo.
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.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
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.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
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.
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
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. (don't forget your totem)
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 creative team picture with the the state flag of Texas
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.
Walk like a flock of chickens across a very public place. Get clucking!
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite movie with brief explanation why.
Do a humans of New York style post about someone you meet during the 24 hours of 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.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Take a picture with a Texas Longhorn. Don't get hurt/trampled. Also, ask permission and be smart.
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.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
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.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat. Don't forget your totem.
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Hold a staring contest with stranger while casually eating a piece of fruit..... don't break eye contact 15 second minimum.
Arm wrestle a stranger, while armwrestling another stranger lefty. That's right; double armwrestling.
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
Take a video of a team member drinking High Brew in motion via paddle, surf, swim, hike, bike, etc.
Find an awesome stranger who you think would be down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
As a team do your best batman impression at Congress Avenue Bridge, it may not be bat season so we'll become the bats.
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Texas state motto means to you.
Write a note with 10 things you love about Texas and leave it for someone else to find.
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.
Find a little free library/tiny library. Borrow a book and leave a book video explaining your selection. #readingisFUNdamental
Create your most "Texas" outfit at a thrift store and try it on. #poppintags
Go rollerskating/rollerblading and hold a limbo contest. How low can you go?
Show us your best team roller skating dance moves in a venue of your choosing, make it fabulous.
Find a Razor scooter, and shoot a 15 second demo video trying to get sponsored. #radicaldude
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
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 >
Do your best gymnastics trick on a trampoline. The rest of your team needs to hold up judging point cards.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunrise Saturday is at 6:58 am)
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Show us the best deal you can get on food with a coupon.
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
Post a photo from Questival to your blog and put the url in the caption. (Screenshot).
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.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge. For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Enjoy a High Brew while watching the sunrise. Capture your experience.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients.
Sing the Texas state song in front of the Texas State Capital building. #thestarsatnight
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.
Eat a dish made entirely out of condiments.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around a 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 draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around 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 share a meal with another team over a campfire. Two totems required in the submission.
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap 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.
Share a campsite with another team. 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 come up with a SUPER clever way of roasting one of your marshmallows for your s'more.
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30ish. It will be announced from the stage.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at Old Settlers Park having parked legally and lawfully or taken public transport.
Kammok Cornhole: 3 in the hole (4 tries) gets you a Kammok x Yeti tumbler... BUT everyone else gets Kammok decals/stickers.
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 Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
Play a quick game of Giant "Beer" Pong at the Festival with another team.
Take a team photo with the Cotopaxi trailer as the background.
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.**
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.