Pancho Villa y su Bandita
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire.
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
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.
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette.
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 >
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.
Take a picture with your favorite addition in Sparky Park.
Take the stairs to the top of Covert Park at Mount Bonnell take a team photo.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
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.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of public transit.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Collect 50 pieces of trash along a hiking trail and recycle what you can. #dogood
film a video illustrating how to find a clean natural water source.
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.
Eat a dish made entirely out of condiments.
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)
Perform your best belly flop at a public pool. Get everyone's attention first. Really go for it!
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.
Take a load off and do some urban hammocking in a creative place. Be respectful of your anchor points when choosing a location.
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge. For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
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)
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.
Do a humans of New York style post about someone you meet during the 24 hours of Questival.
Trade a piece of clothing with a stranger that is not participating in the Questival. FOR KEEPS!
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.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
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)
As a team sing the state song of Texas. Sing it loud sing it proud.
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.
Take a video of a team member drinking High Brew in motion via paddle, surf, swim, hike, bike, etc.
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.
Walk like a flock of chickens across a very public place. Get clucking!
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.
Skip a rock at least 7 times on water.
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Make a 15 second commercial for the the City of Austin.
Play a pop song on a kazoo tag the song in your caption.
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing "Bicycle Race" by Queen together whilst doing so.
Do a 'track' stand for 10 seconds on a bike. No balance assistance allowed.
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Texas
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
Hold a formal hula hoop Contest with stranger
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
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. :)
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your elbows.
Dance on the ceiling, we don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly.
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
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
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example 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)
Enjoy a High Brew while watching the sunrise. Capture your experience.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Donate healthy nonperishable food to the homeless shelter or food bank of your choice. Minimum two items per teammate.
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Texas state motto means to you.
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!
plan meals for a 3 day backpacking trip, film a video explaining what you would bring and share some backpacking food tricks and tips
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.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 8th thing on the menu.
Write a note with 10 things you love about Texas and leave it for someone else to find.
Find and photograph a Texas State Quarter.
Find and take a picture of the "Bottle House" but don't be a nuisance.
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.
See how fast you can run the length of the 'Larry Monroe Forever' Mosaic bridge. Whilst running it yell aloud "Larry Monroe Forever!"
Find a little free library/tiny library. Borrow a book and leave a book video explaining your selection. #readingisFUNdamental
Find and take a team photograph with this statue. (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.
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
Find and take a team photograph with this art installation. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Respectfully introduce us to your favorite spot in Zilker Park. Do it like a real traveling show (i.e. Rick Steves/Anthony Bourdain/etc.)
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Get 50 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Howl at the moon as a team at midnight (Be quiet and respectful of your neighbors if you have sleeping neighbors nearby).
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Hurtle a full-size garbage can like an olympic track star. After you're finished, empty your pockets of any trash.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
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
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Tell us a fun fact about the giant, beautiful photovoltaic Mueller Sunflowers... but make sure there's a Mueller Sunflower in the shot.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite movie with brief explanation why.
Find an awesome stranger who you think would be down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
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.
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds on or near UT campus.
Sing the Texas state song in front of the Texas State Capital building. #thestarsatnight
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.
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator.
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 hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
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")
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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.
Take part in the "Follow-the-Llama" Dance competition, get a photo/video of someone from your team participating. #goforthegold!
Take a team photo with the Cotopaxi trailer as the background.
Play a quick game of Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
Kammok Cornhole: 3 in the hole (4 tries) gets you a Kammok x Yeti tumbler... BUT everyone else gets Kammok decals/stickers.
Eat something from one of the check-in party food vendors and take a quick pic.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at Old Settlers Park having parked legally and lawfully or taken public transport.
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.**
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.