Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
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.
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.
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).
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
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.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Show us the best deal you can get on food with a coupon.
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.
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire.
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap 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 sing a pop song around your campfire.
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around a campfire.
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 draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your 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.
While camping in the wilderness come up with a SUPER clever way of roasting one of your marshmallows for your s'more.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunset Saturday is at 5:27pm)
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. (don't forget your totem)
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Find and take a team photograph with this statue. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
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.
Find a lactating farm animal (i.e. cow, goat, etc.), and with permission from the owner, squirt the milk directly into your mouth.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
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.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
Fit your whole team on a paddleboard and paddle at least 10 feet out into a natural body of water.
Get at least 15 high fives in 15 seconds from people not participating in the questival.
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.
As a team sing the state song of Texas. Sing it loud sing it proud.
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet.
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator.
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
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Show us your best volleyball serve. On/with a regulation court, net and ball.
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
Arm wrestle a stranger, while armwrestling another stranger lefty. That's right; double armwrestling.
Find and take a team photograph with this art installation. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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.
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.
Perform a blind taste test with a cornstarch packing peanut vs a puffy cheeto.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
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 >)
Sing the Texas state song in front of the Texas State Capital building. #thestarsatnight
Take a load off and do some urban hammocking in a creative place. Be respectful of your anchor points when choosing a location.
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.
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.
Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Perform your best belly flop at a public pool. Get everyone's attention first. Really go for it!
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.
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.
Video of a team member slam dunking a basketball on a regulation hoop (if you're short get creative).
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat. Don't forget your totem.
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds on or near UT campus.
See how fast you can run the length of the 'Larry Monroe Forever' Mosaic bridge. Whilst running it yell aloud "Larry Monroe Forever!"
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.
Skip a rock at least 7 times on water.
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Hurtle a full-size garbage can like an olympic track star. After you're finished, empty your pockets of any trash.
Do a humans of New York style post about someone you meet during the 24 hours of Questival.
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.
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Write a note with 10 things you love about Texas and leave it for someone else to find.
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.
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Find a birds nest with eggs in it IN NATURE. NOT EGGS YOU BOUGHT FROM A STORE. Real bird eggs. Document them but do not touch.
Get a major league athlete or celebrity to say "Cotopaxi makes Gear for Good."
Boulder a V0 problem outdoors.
Hold a staring contest with stranger while casually eating a piece of fruit..... don't break eye contact 15 second minimum.
Filter water from a natural source and drink it. Water must be properly filtered and no a kitchen filter does not count.
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented.
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
Cool off in a natural waterfall (in = completely under getting wet).
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Get a celebrity with over 5,000 followers to tweet/retweet something with our hashtag and Twitter handle, @cotopaxi (prove with screenshot).
Catch a fish outdoors in a natural body of water with a rod and reel.
Do a backflip into a pond or lake.
Craft a canoe out of cardboard and float a teammate in it. Must float for 5 seconds minimum and teammate must stay dry.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Take a video of a team member drinking High Brew in motion via paddle, surf, swim, hike, bike, etc.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly.
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 >
Go tandem longboarding while singing Unchained Melody.
Do your best gymnastics trick on a trampoline. The rest of your team needs to hold up judging point cards.
Get 50 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing "Bicycle Race" by Queen together whilst doing so.
Walk two lengths of a slackline without falling off. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients.
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.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
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 photo or video with a real live Northern Mockingbird.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
Howl at the moon as a team at midnight (Be quiet and respectful of your neighbors if you have sleeping neighbors nearby).
Walk like a flock of chickens across a very public place. Get clucking!
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)
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite movie with brief explanation why.
Dance on the ceiling, we don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
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.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
Tandem cartwheel with a teammate for at least one full rotation. (need a lesson? tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge. For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.
Eat a dish made entirely out of condiments.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Find an awesome stranger who you think would be down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
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.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Find and photograph a Texas State Quarter.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth.
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
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.
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.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your elbows.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
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.**
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Play a quick game of Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30ish. It will be announced from the stage.
Take part in the "Follow-the-Llama" Dance competition, get a photo/video of someone from your team participating. #goforthegold!
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.
Take a team photo with the Cotopaxi trailer as the background.
Take a selfie or a team picture with Miguel the Llama. We will announced from the stage when Miguel arrives.
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.
Get 100 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).