Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients.
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Texas
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge. For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.
While camping in the wilderness start a campfire without matches, a lighter, or starter fluid (fire must be contained inside a legal fire pit).
Respectfully introduce us to your favorite spot in Zilker Park. Do it like a real traveling show (i.e. Rick Steves/Anthony Bourdain/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.
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.
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.
Cotopaxi Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (5pm-7pm) - Come to the Moonlight Tower (Zilker Park) and join us for a quick brain-teaser.
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.
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.
Video of a team member slam dunking a basketball on a regulation hoop (if you're short get creative).
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
Do a hike of at least 1 mile of your choosing, tell us where you went and why you went there. Make an experience.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunset Saturday is at 5:27pm)
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
Take the stairs to the top of Covert Park at Mount Bonnell take a team photo.
Tell us a fun fact about the giant, beautiful photovoltaic Mueller Sunflowers... but make sure there's a Mueller Sunflower in the shot.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
film a video illustrating how to find a clean natural water source.
Recreate your favorite Texas sports moment and tag the hero of your story on social media.
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
Craft a canoe out of cardboard and float a teammate in it. Must float for 5 seconds minimum and teammate must stay dry.
Find a way to record your fastest fastball pitch, either softball or baseball. Put the MPH in the description and what you threw.
Collect 50 pieces of trash along a hiking trail and recycle what you can. #dogood
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
Find a lactating farm animal (i.e. cow, goat, etc.), and with permission from the owner, squirt the milk directly into your mouth.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
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)
Perform your best belly flop at a public pool. Get everyone's attention first. Really go for it!
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
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 >
Bake a cake, and put candles on it. Find a stranger and sing "Happy (insert the day, i.e. Saturday) To You" to them. Make sure they blow out the candles.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
Eat a dish made entirely out of condiments.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
Take a cooking class and learn to cook something new.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 8th thing on the menu.
Partake of the state dish of Chili Con Carne with no hands. #chiliconcarnival
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.
Take a picture with a Texas Longhorn. Don't get hurt/trampled. Also, ask permission and be smart.
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.
Convince a non-Questival participant to paint their face with the logo of your favorite sports franchise.
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.
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator.
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.
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.
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)
Donate blood while wearing dracula teeth.
Get 50 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
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.
Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
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.
As a team sing the state song of Texas. Sing it loud sing it proud.
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.
Tandem cartwheel with a teammate for at least one full rotation. (need a lesson? tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during 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)
Hurtle a full-size garbage can like an olympic track star. After you're finished, empty your pockets of any trash.
Take a picture with your favorite addition in Sparky Park.
Take a load off and do some urban hammocking in a creative place. Be respectful of your anchor points when choosing a location.
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!
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat. Don't forget your totem.
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.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
plan meals for a 3 day backpacking trip, film a video explaining what you would bring and share some backpacking food tricks and tips
As a team do your best batman impression at Congress Avenue Bridge, it may not be bat season so we'll become the bats.
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. :)
Show us the best deal you can get on food with a coupon.
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
Do a humans of New York style post about someone you meet during the 24 hours of Questival.
Find and take a team photograph with this statue. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Challenge another team to a 100 meter swim race in an olympic size pool. Two totems required in the submission. (Timelapse)
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
Do a wheelie on a bike for 5 seconds or longer.
Do a 'track' stand for 10 seconds on a bike. No balance assistance allowed.
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing "Bicycle Race" by Queen together whilst doing so.
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.
Create a 15 second Rube Goldberg machine.
Take a video of a team member drinking High Brew in motion via paddle, surf, swim, hike, bike, etc.
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.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
While camping in the wilderness come up with a SUPER clever way of roasting one of your marshmallows for your s'more.
Fit entire team in a phone booth, a real enclosed booth like the kind superman would use or tardis.
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.
Give one of your team members a performance review in a real boardroom.
Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Visit your favorite Karaoke bar/restaurant spot and sing a Willie Nelson tune loud and proud.
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal moment from your childhood. Dig deep.
While camping share a meal with another team over a campfire. Two totems required in the submission.
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around a campfire.
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet.
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire.
Go tandem longboarding while singing Unchained Melody.
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.
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds on or near UT campus.
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire.
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette.
While camping in the wilderness make a homemade "ghillie suit" and attempt to sneak close to an animal in nature….OR a teammate and scare the stuffing out of them.
Play a pop song on a kazoo tag the song in your caption.
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly.
While camping in the wilderness make a commercial for a cologne/perfume based on the scent of campfire. Channel your inner Chanel™.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
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.
Visit a town with a population below 500. Take a picture by the population sign. No sign, no points.
Howl at the moon as a team at midnight (Be quiet and respectful of your neighbors if you have sleeping neighbors nearby).
Get llama nail art.
While camping in the wilderness make s'mores over a campfire add an extra ingredient and share your recipe in the caption.
Take a photo or video with a wild 'Texas bluebonnet'
Perform a blind taste test with a cornstarch packing peanut vs a puffy cheeto.
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Whittle yourself a spoon and eat some soup with it.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. (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.
Arm wrestle a stranger, while armwrestling another stranger lefty. That's right; double armwrestling.
Write a note with 10 things you love about Texas and leave it for someone else to find.
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 a stranger who has the same birthday as you and provide proof.
Get a celebrity with over 5,000 followers to tweet/retweet something with our hashtag and Twitter handle, @cotopaxi (prove with screenshot).
Get 100 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
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.
Dance on the ceiling, we don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Post a photo from Questival to your blog and put the url in the caption. (Screenshot).
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
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 a team photo with the Cotopaxi trailer as the background.
Kammok Cornhole: 3 in the hole (4 tries) gets you a Kammok x Yeti tumbler... BUT everyone else gets Kammok decals/stickers.
Play a quick game of Giant "Beer" Pong at the Festival with another team.
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 Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
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.