Pancho Villa y su Bandita

While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire.
Who doesn't love pop!! #questival
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
Miguel likes camping!! #questival
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Pancho's having second thoughts about Questival. #questival
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.
The finest Mexican. Hat dance you've ever seen!! #questival
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette.
Egg roulette didn't work out so well for Pancho villa. Pobrecito. #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 >
Who knew that melons could make friends so quickly and easily!! #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.
The sparkling cider took up the most space! We tried to avoid waste as much as we could! #questival
Take a picture with your favorite addition in Sparky Park.
Wowza! Never seen oysters like this. #questival
Take the stairs to the top of Covert Park at Mount Bonnell take a team photo.
Beautiful views- need more time here with mi Pancho!! #questival
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
What a great way to eat a doughnut. Bandita approves. #questival
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
I can take it- hit me with your best shot!! #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.
Who knew a monkey could be queen of the dragons? #questival
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of public transit.
Too much fun!!! Thomas was our driver for the petty cab- cool guy! #questival
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
We got creative and had 1tbsp garlic powder - which is the equivalent of one clove of garlic. However, I think it was 100 times worse!!!!😝 #questival
Collect 50 pieces of trash along a hiking trail and recycle what you can. #dogood
The few pieces on the left are recyclable. Hard to find trash- meaning many teams have done good!!! #questival
film a video illustrating how to find a clean natural water source.
Sage advice from abuelito Villa- comes in handy. #questival
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
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.
Bandita, bring me my pistola- we have chicken for dinner. #questival
Eat a dish made entirely out of condiments.
Bean dip mustard mayonnaise onion powder pepper never tasted so good!! #questival
Do a quick 200 meter swim in an olympic size pool. Congrats Swimmer Winner. Post a timelapse of your feat. (don't forget your totem)
I love how my Pancho swims. This bandita wouldn't follow any other bandido. #questival
Perform your best belly flop at a public pool. Get everyone's attention first. Really go for it!
He had to do it twice!! Camera was t ready the first time! #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.
Poncho asked for cervesa but I told him the rules said sparkling cider. #questival
Take a load off and do some urban hammocking in a creative place. Be respectful of your anchor points when choosing a location.
Thank you Mitch for the help!! Great hammock! #questival
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge. For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.
Food challenge- lick as much frosting from around your mouth using o lay your tongue! Can Pancho reach his tongue? #questival
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Turns out, Pancho tastes really good once you add the sprinkles!! #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)
Total time- 4.5 seconds. Never been good at holding my breath under water. #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.
Special K with my special Kris in front of what seems a pretty special landmark. #questival
Do a humans of New York style post about someone you meet during the 24 hours of Questival.
They were with the Austin South Baptist Church! Thankful for them! #questival
Trade a piece of clothing with a stranger that is not participating in the Questival. FOR KEEPS!
My buff for her buff. Her's has been to Alaska, mine's been in 50 mile races!! #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.
Pancho is a good teacher and Bandita needs to learn. #questival
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Useful skill, even for Pancho Villa. #questival
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)
It's hard to sit and do nothing- especially for a jumping bean like bandita. But we did it!! #questival
As a team sing the state song of Texas. Sing it loud sing it proud.
We sang it proud, and we sang it loud, for two Mexicans!! #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.
Beat by a 4-year old pro!! She won some bubble gum out of it!!! #questival
Take a video of a team member drinking High Brew in motion via paddle, surf, swim, hike, bike, etc.
I can run for 50 miles- but I've never done it with a high brew!! #questival #forthosewhodo
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.
You'd think they were professionals. They make the village people look like amateurs!! #questival
Walk like a flock of chickens across a very public place. Get clucking!
Pollo bandita- please don't have me for dinner!! #questival
Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Pancho as Mr. Jefferson- even more fun than Bandita imagined!!! #questival #toomanycooks
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.
I could smell his patitas (feet) before he even started the massage. #questival
Skip a rock at least 7 times on water.
Wow Pancho- I knew you could skip rocks, but man do you make them fly!! #questival
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
From Miami. Nice day in Zilker Park- couples can always use a friend to take a picture #questival
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Bell pepper for la bandita-there's no fooling her!! #questival
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
USA bandita in a bag!! #questival
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
It actually felt good- and woke me up!!! #questival
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Don't let Bandita catch in one of her bowline knots!! #questival
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Prusik is knot for amateurs. #questival
Make a 15 second commercial for the the City of Austin.
Austin is the best place ever... next to Mexico lindo of course. #questival #visitaustin
Play a pop song on a kazoo tag the song in your caption.
Justin Timberlake would not be proud. He's could stop the feeling!!! #questival
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing "Bicycle Race" by Queen together whilst doing so.
Hope Bandita doesn't get used to this! #questival
Do a 'track' stand for 10 seconds on a bike. No balance assistance allowed.
If only I could make my burro obey me like this. #questival
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Texas
What is better than just a flag – a flag on the side of a boat. Yeeeee-haw!!! #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
Bandita's redemption- as my cousin Tuco says it's never good to find yourself at the end of the rope!!!!! #questival
Hold a formal hula hoop Contest with stranger
Hard to shake the hips with the zarape. #questival
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth.
Uno, dos, tres, the Blueberries knocked you out, Pancho!!! #questival
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Dad's wishing us luck!! We'll take all the good juju we can get!! #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. :)
Pancho y bandita would like a little privacy!! #questival @kammok
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your elbows.
Marco Polo had chop sticks. Pancho had bandita! Jajaja! #questival
Dance on the ceiling, we don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
If Lionel can do it, so can Pancho y su bandita. #questival
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly.
He's a professional. Pancho says never bring a knife to a gunfight. #questival
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Positive mind wins! So sorry Pancho. #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
You mean it's not an apple? That's how bandita eats them. #questival
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
A flower for a lovely flor. #questival
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Love local produce and farmers' markets. Fresh produce reminds us of the day don't he ranchito! #questival
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
Never judge an hombre until you've run a mile in his zapatos. #questival
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet.
Pancho's paper plain gets some air!!! #questival
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Bandita loves back street boys !! #questival
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Pancho's a little too tall for Bandita!! #questival
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunrise Saturday is at 6:58 am)
Buenooooooos diaaaaaas!!!! #questival #cotopaxi
Enjoy a High Brew while watching the sunrise. Capture your experience.
Pancho needs his high brew come sunrise... #questival #forthosewhodo
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Bandita and blue cheese don't mix #questival
Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Bought socks for the guy behind us in line at Fiesta. He asked if he had to give blood to get the socks for free. Told him just to have a great day. #questival
Donate healthy nonperishable food to the homeless shelter or food bank of your choice. Minimum two items per teammate.
Bandita says beans are bueno... except when Pancho eats them. #questival
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients.
Pancho enjoys frijoles con sardines with some jalapeño for flavor. $2.28 #questival
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
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It's chilly out right now- no chance of heat stroke. #questival
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
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If a snake bites Pancho, Pancho bites back. #questival
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Texas state motto means to you.
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Texas our Texas, all hail the mighty state. #questival
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
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Chatting at the door to the convenience store. Pretty convenient to have the door opened for her, huh? 😜 #questival
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
He couldn't understand why I wanted to buy his coffee. Hope it starts off his day and weekend right! #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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Too many tips to fit into 15 seconds!!! Pancho y su bandita say just go!!! #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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Amazing how much trash we picked up in just 15-20 minutes. #questival
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
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Love this joke. So do Los ninos. Pancho- not so much. #questival
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
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Cotopaxi does good!! Fun to learn about it. #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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Thank goodness someone at the diner had a sharpie, even if we didn't have any drawing skills. #questival
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 8th thing on the menu.
Eighth item on the gluten free menu- goat cheese frittata. Yum! #questival
Write a note with 10 things you love about Texas and leave it for someone else to find.
Left it on a windshield for a fellow diner to find. #questival
Find and photograph a Texas State Quarter.
Not as easy to do as we thought!! #questival
Find and take a picture of the "Bottle House" but don't be a nuisance.
Trying hard not to disturb anyone. Neat place- especially the teepee across the street. #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.
Pancho thinks eggplant is pretty uncommon. Bandita agrees. #questival
See how fast you can run the length of the 'Larry Monroe Forever' Mosaic bridge. Whilst running it yell aloud "Larry Monroe Forever!"
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What an awesome bridge. And Larry seemed like an awesome guy!! #questival
Find a little free library/tiny library. Borrow a book and leave a book video explaining your selection. #readingisFUNdamental
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Love these little libraries. Inspired to have one of my own! #questival
Find and take a team photograph with this statue. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Stevie Ray and Pancho makes bandita smile. #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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Thought we saw a bat- no wait, it was Batman!! #questival
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
Trust me, he's big. Big enough to make bandita squirm. #questival
Find and take a team photograph with this art installation. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Midnight picnic? Little too chilly for Pancho, or at lease for his bandita. #questival
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Pancho rides el burro (motorcycle) while bandita drives the getaway car. #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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Por los ninos!! #questival
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
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We've been singing this whole time-we get points for this??? Awesome!!! @JKCorden @latelateshow #questival #cotopaxi #questival
Get 50 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
The fries from this food truck at check-in was great!! Getting 65 likes-priceless!! #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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We at least made it to midnight!! Only 19 more hours to go!!! #questival
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Loving this. #questival #cotopaxi
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
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Wish we had a room at the.....YMCA😴 #questival
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
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I need some practice- not the best moon walk. #questival
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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Way to go Pancho!! #questival
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
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I love strangers. And apparently they love me, too!! #questival
Politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
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Tell a weird 15 second true story about yourself outside of the Museum of the Weird. #confession #keepAustinweird
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Doesn't get weirder than the weird museum. #questival
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
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Nicknames- you mean I'm not Pancho villa? Well, she's still my bandita, right? #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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What Pancho knows impresses his bandita!! #questival
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
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Where is a good burro when you need one. #questival
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite movie with brief explanation why.
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Pancho doesn't often watch movies, but when he does, they're damn good!! #questival
Find an awesome stranger who you think would be down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
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Trust is a beautiful thing!! #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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Yum! #questival
Arm wrestle a stranger, while armwrestling another stranger lefty. That's right; double armwrestling.
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Way to go bandita! #questival #overthetop
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds on or near UT campus.
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Way to hustle, pancho!! #questival
Sing the Texas state song in front of the Texas State Capital building. #thestarsatnight
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Llamas love being in Texas. Especially with us singing at the capital!! #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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Thank goodness people were concerned!! #questival
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator.
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Llamas are good karma, so is learning about them too #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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What a plank!! #questival
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
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Wall sit against the glass wall- looks like were suspended in mid air!! #questival
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
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What a good sport. Que bueno su moto. #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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Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
We will name him llama. #questival
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30ish. It will be announced from the stage.
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We are doing this!!! #questival
Take a selfie or a team picture with Miguel the Llama. We will announced from the stage when Miguel arrives.
Don't tell Llama Miguel Pancho chopped off his head. #questival
Take part in the "Follow-the-Llama" Dance competition, get a photo/video of someone from your team participating. #goforthegold!
This is why she is my # 1 Bandida 💕 #questival
Take a team photo with the Cotopaxi trailer as the background.
Un beso for the llama. #questival #cotopaxi
Play a quick game of Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
La bandita sticks again!! No bueno. #questival
Kammok Cornhole: 3 in the hole (4 tries) gets you a Kammok x Yeti tumbler... BUT everyone else gets Kammok decals/stickers.
Pancho shoots better with his pistola. #questival
Eat something from one of the check-in party food vendors and take a quick pic.
Food is always better when shared!! #questival
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at Old Settlers Park having parked legally and lawfully or taken public transport.
A human totem!! #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.**
Pancho likes his high brew upside down!! You should try it!! #questival #forthosewhodo
Play a quick game of Giant "Beer" Pong at the Festival with another team.
Will he make it? Only the llama knows. #questival
Visit learn a fact about malarya then Visit the Nothing But Nets booth and make a 15 second video sharing your new found knowledge.
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