Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Respectfully introduce us to your favorite spot in Zilker Park. Do it like a real traveling show (i.e. Rick Steves/Anthony Bourdain/etc.)
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
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.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunset Saturday is at 5:27pm)
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 do your best batman impression at Congress Avenue Bridge, it may not be bat season so we'll become the bats.
Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Find a busy public place and recite some lyrics from The Riverboat Gamblers as thoughtfully as possible.
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.
Convince a non-Questival participant to paint their face with the logo of your favorite sports franchise.
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.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Get 50 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat. Don't forget your totem.
Walk like a flock of chickens across a very public place. Get clucking!
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")
Get at least 15 high fives in 15 seconds from people not participating in the questival.
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator.
Mail a sweet potato to a friend using the US Postal Service. Yes a potato and no box is needed.
Find an awesome stranger who you think would be down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
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
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
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.
Play a pop song on a kazoo tag the song in your caption.
Hold a formal hula hoop Contest with stranger
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
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
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.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. (don't forget your totem)
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.
Need to refuel? Find the Bobo's Oat Bar team near the Lamar Pedestrian Bridge between 11:30am and 12:30pm! Love what you tried? Let us know @eatbobos on social media.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
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.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Find a stranger who has the same birthday as you and provide proof.
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!
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. :)
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
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.
Dance on the ceiling, we don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Hurtle a full-size garbage can like an olympic track star. After you're finished, empty your pockets of any trash.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
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.
Howl at the moon as a team at midnight (Be quiet and respectful of your neighbors if you have sleeping neighbors nearby).
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
Visit your favorite Karaoke bar/restaurant spot and sing a Willie Nelson tune loud and proud.
Hold a staring contest with stranger while casually eating a piece of fruit..... don't break eye contact 15 second minimum.
Trade a piece of clothing with a stranger that is not participating in the Questival. FOR KEEPS!
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.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
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.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Arm wrestle a stranger, while armwrestling another stranger lefty. That's right; double armwrestling.
Video of a team member slam dunking a basketball on a regulation hoop (if you're short get creative).
Show us your best team roller skating dance moves in a venue of your choosing, make it fabulous.
Go rollerskating/rollerblading and hold a limbo contest. How low can you go?
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
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.
Take part in the "Follow-the-Llama" Dance competition, get a photo/video of someone from your team participating. #goforthegold!
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.
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.**
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.
Play a quick game of Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
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.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at Old Settlers Park having parked legally and lawfully or taken public transport.