Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
As a team complete an entire fitness class 30 minutes or more (Zumba, Spin, etc.) dressed in head-to-toe aerobics gear. (Timelapse, don't forget your totem)
Get 50 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
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)
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.
Hold a staring contest with stranger while casually eating a piece of fruit..... don't break eye contact 15 second minimum.
Cotopaxi Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (5pm-7pm) - Come to the Moonlight Tower (Zilker Park) and join us for a quick brain-teaser.
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.
Donate healthy nonperishable food to the homeless shelter or food bank of your choice. Minimum two items per teammate.
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.
Collect 50 pieces of trash along a hiking trail and recycle what you can. #dogood
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.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunset Saturday is at 5:27pm)
Take the stairs to the top of Covert Park at Mount Bonnell take a team photo.
Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal moment from your childhood. Dig deep.
Write a note with 10 things you love about Texas and leave it for someone else to find.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
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.
Tell us a fun fact about the giant, beautiful photovoltaic Mueller Sunflowers... but make sure there's a Mueller Sunflower in the shot.
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.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat. Don't forget your totem.
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Create a 15 second Rube Goldberg machine.
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.
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.
Respectfully introduce us to your favorite spot in Zilker Park. Do it like a real traveling show (i.e. Rick Steves/Anthony Bourdain/etc.)
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
Find and take a team photograph with this statue. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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.
See how fast you can run the length of the 'Larry Monroe Forever' Mosaic bridge. Whilst running it yell aloud "Larry Monroe Forever!"
Show us your best volleyball serve. On/with a regulation court, net and ball.
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!
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.
Find and take a picture of the "Bottle House" but don't be a nuisance.
As a team sing the state song of Texas. Sing it loud sing it proud.
Sing the Texas state song in front of the Texas State Capital building. #thestarsatnight
As a team do your best batman impression at Congress Avenue Bridge, it may not be bat season so we'll become the bats.
Walk like a flock of chickens across a very public place. Get clucking!
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
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")
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
Tell a weird 15 second true story about yourself outside of the Museum of the Weird. #confession #keepAustinweird
Tell us of a toy invention you would like to create, make sure you do it outside of the coolest vintage toy shop around. #toyjoy
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
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.
Find a stranger who has the same birthday as you and provide proof.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Make a 15 second commercial for the the City of Austin.
Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
Find a little free library/tiny library. Borrow a book and leave a book video explaining your selection. #readingisFUNdamental
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
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.
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.
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
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.
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette.
Tandem cartwheel with a teammate for at least one full rotation. (need a lesson? tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
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 >
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your elbows.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. (don't forget your totem)
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
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 personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Do a wheelie on a bike for 5 seconds or longer.
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.
Find a Razor scooter, and shoot a 15 second demo video trying to get sponsored. #radicaldude
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented.
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
Enjoy a High Brew while watching the sunrise. Capture your experience.
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.
Eat a dish made entirely out of condiments.
Howl at the moon as a team at midnight (Be quiet and respectful of your neighbors if you have sleeping neighbors nearby).
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
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.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite movie with brief explanation why.
Find and photograph a Texas State Quarter.
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Texas state motto means to you.
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Find and photograph a Maine license plate. The real thing not a photo or any other facsimile.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Give one of your team members a performance review in a real boardroom.
Find an awesome stranger who you think would be down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
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.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 8th thing on the menu.
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.
Arm wrestle a stranger, while armwrestling another stranger lefty. That's right; double armwrestling.
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.**
Play a quick game of Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
Play a quick game of Giant "Beer" Pong at the Festival with another team.
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!
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at Old Settlers Park having parked legally and lawfully or taken public transport.