Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
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.
Perform your best belly flop at a public pool. Get everyone's attention first. Really go for it!
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)
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.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
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 the stairs to the top of Covert Park at Mount Bonnell take a team photo.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunset Saturday is at 5:27pm)
Get 50 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Texas state motto means to you.
As a team sing the state song of Texas. Sing it loud sing it proud.
Do a humans of New York style post about someone you meet during the 24 hours of Questival.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Show us your best volleyball serve. On/with a regulation court, net and ball.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Make a 15 second commercial for the the City of Austin.
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.
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 Questival movie club: recommend your favorite movie with brief explanation why.
Get at least 15 high fives in 15 seconds from people not participating in the questival.
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.
Respectfully introduce us to your favorite spot in Zilker Park. Do it like a real traveling show (i.e. Rick Steves/Anthony Bourdain/etc.)
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Find and take a team photograph with this statue. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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.
Tandem cartwheel with a teammate for at least one full rotation. (need a lesson? tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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.
Share a campsite with another team. Two totems required in the submission.
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly.
Create your most "Texas" outfit at a thrift store and try it on. #poppintags
Walk like a flock of chickens across a very public place. Get clucking!
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.
Take a picture with a Texas Longhorn. Don't get hurt/trampled. Also, ask permission and be smart.
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.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
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
Video of a team member slam dunking a basketball on a regulation hoop (if you're short get creative).
Challenge another team to a 100 meter swim race in an olympic size pool. Two totems required in the submission. (Timelapse)
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)
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)
Find a little free library/tiny library. Borrow a book and leave a book video explaining your selection. #readingisFUNdamental
Give one of your team members a performance review in a real boardroom.
While camping in the wilderness come up with a SUPER clever way of roasting one of your marshmallows for your s'more.
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.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat. Don't forget your totem.
Mail a sweet potato to a friend using the US Postal Service. Yes a potato and no box is needed.
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.
Find and photograph a Texas State Quarter.
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
Eat two crickets #doubledareyou.
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Take a picture with your favorite addition in Sparky Park.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
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
Show us the best deal you can get on food with a coupon.
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Texas
Write a note with 10 things you love about Texas and leave it for someone else to find.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
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!
Find and take a team photograph with this art installation. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Arm wrestle a stranger, while armwrestling another stranger lefty. That's right; double armwrestling.
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Hold a formal hula hoop Contest with stranger
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Hold a staring contest with stranger while casually eating a piece of fruit..... don't break eye contact 15 second minimum.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your elbows.
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. :)
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Cotopaxi Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (5pm-7pm) - Come to the Moonlight Tower (Zilker Park) and join us for a quick brain-teaser.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunrise Saturday is at 6:58 am)
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
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.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Enjoy a High Brew while watching the sunrise. Capture your experience.
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 video a 15 second scary story 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™.
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire.
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire.
While camping share a meal with another team over a campfire. Two totems required in the submission.
While camping in the wilderness make s'mores over a campfire add an extra ingredient and share your recipe in the caption.
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.
Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal moment from your childhood. Dig deep.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. (don't forget your totem)
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
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 everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Find an awesome stranger who you think would be down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30ish. It will be announced from the stage.
Find a stranger who has the exact same middle name as you and provide proof.
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.
Eat something from one of the check-in party food vendors and take a quick pic.
Take a team photo with the Cotopaxi trailer as the background.
Play a quick game of Giant "Beer" Pong at the Festival with another team.
Take part in the "Follow-the-Llama" Dance competition, get a photo/video of someone from your team participating. #goforthegold!
Kammok Cornhole: 3 in the hole (4 tries) gets you a Kammok x Yeti tumbler... BUT everyone else gets Kammok decals/stickers.
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 Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
Take a selfie or a team picture with Miguel the Llama. We will announced from the stage when Miguel arrives.