Battle Cat Ninja 3000
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.
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
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.
Boulder a V0 problem outdoors.
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.
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
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.
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 >
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
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.
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.
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Texas
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.
Cotopaxi Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (5pm-7pm) - Come to the Moonlight Tower (Zilker Park) and join us for a quick brain-teaser.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunset Saturday is at 5:27pm)
Collect 50 pieces of trash along a hiking trail and recycle what you can. #dogood
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.
Skip a rock at least 7 times on water.
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)
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
Dance on the ceiling, we don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
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.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. (don't forget your totem)
Arm wrestle a stranger, while armwrestling another stranger lefty. That's right; double armwrestling.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
See how fast you can run the length of the 'Larry Monroe Forever' Mosaic bridge. Whilst running it yell aloud "Larry Monroe Forever!"
Make a field goal from the 15 yard line... wait for it... with your left foot then celebrate with a dance.
Video of a team member slam dunking a basketball on a regulation hoop (if you're short get creative).
Get at least 15 high fives in 15 seconds from people not participating in the questival.
Find a busy public place and recite some lyrics from The Riverboat Gamblers as thoughtfully as possible.
Show us your best volleyball serve. On/with a regulation court, net and ball.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your elbows.
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.
Walk like a flock of chickens across a very public place. Get clucking!
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
As a team do your best batman impression at Congress Avenue Bridge, it may not be bat season so we'll become the bats.
Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
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.
Find an awesome stranger who you think would be down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
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.
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")
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
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.
Take a load off and do some urban hammocking in a creative place. Be respectful of your anchor points when choosing a location.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Create your most "Texas" outfit at a thrift store and try it on. #poppintags
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
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.
Make a 15 second commercial for the the City of Austin.
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.
As a team sing the state song of Texas. Sing it loud sing it proud.
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 statue. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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.
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
Politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented.
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
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite movie with brief explanation why.
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around a campfire.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat. Don't forget your totem.
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
Eat two crickets #doubledareyou.
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
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.
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.
Take a picture with a Texas Longhorn. Don't get hurt/trampled. Also, ask permission and be smart.
Whittle yourself a spoon and eat some soup with it.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth.
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.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire.
Get llama nail art.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 8th thing on the menu.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
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.
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Take the stairs to the top of Covert Park at Mount Bonnell take a team photo.
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.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Enjoy a High Brew while watching the sunrise. Capture your experience.
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.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunrise Saturday is at 6:58 am)
plan meals for a 3 day backpacking trip, film a video explaining what you would bring and share some backpacking food tricks and tips
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Perform a blind taste test with a cornstarch packing peanut vs a puffy cheeto.
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)
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire.
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire.
film a video illustrating how to find a clean natural water source.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
While camping in the wilderness start a campfire without matches, a lighter, or starter fluid (fire must be contained inside a legal fire pit).
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
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 come up with a SUPER clever way of roasting one of your marshmallows for your s'more.
Howl at the moon as a team at midnight (Be quiet and respectful of your neighbors if you have sleeping neighbors nearby).
Share a campsite with another team. Two totems required in the submission.
While camping share a meal with another team over a campfire. Two totems required in the submission.
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.
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge. For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Post a photo from Questival to your blog and put the url in the caption. (Screenshot).
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients.
Eat a dish made entirely out of condiments.
Hold a staring contest with stranger while casually eating a piece of fruit..... don't break eye contact 15 second minimum.
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Show us your best team roller skating dance moves in a venue of your choosing, make it fabulous.
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing "Bicycle Race" by Queen together whilst doing so.
Hold a formal hula hoop Contest with stranger
Find a Razor scooter, and shoot a 15 second demo video trying to get sponsored. #radicaldude
Go rollerskating/rollerblading and hold a limbo contest. How low can you go?
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at Old Settlers Park having parked legally and lawfully or taken public transport.
Take a team photo with the Cotopaxi trailer as the background.
Eat something from one of the check-in party food vendors and take a quick pic.
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 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.**
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!
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30ish. It will be announced from the stage.
Take a video of a team member drinking High Brew in motion via paddle, surf, swim, hike, bike, etc.
Play a quick game of Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
Find a stranger who has the exact same middle name as you and provide proof.
Kammok Cornhole: 3 in the hole (4 tries) gets you a Kammok x Yeti tumbler... BUT everyone else gets Kammok decals/stickers.