Tommy Bahama Llama's
Write a note with 10 things you love about Texas and leave it for someone else to find.
Post a photo from Questival to your blog and put the url in the caption. (Screenshot).
Personally thank a current/former professor/teacher/coach for the impact they have had on your life. Phone, facetime or skype.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite movie with brief explanation why.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
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.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
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.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
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.
Hold a formal hula hoop Contest with stranger
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
Do a hike of at least 1 mile of your choosing, tell us where you went and why you went there. Make an experience.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Impress us with your connections/access to one of Texas' professional sports teams.
Whittle yourself a spoon and eat some soup with it.
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.
Hike around the Barton Creek Greenbelt and capture a team selfie during your favorite part of the experience.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Cotopaxi Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (5pm-7pm) - Come to the Moonlight Tower (Zilker Park) and join us for a quick brain-teaser.
Make a 15 second commercial for the the City of Austin.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Find a little free library/tiny library. Borrow a book and leave a book video explaining your selection. #readingisFUNdamental
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 a humans of New York style post about someone you meet during the 24 hours of Questival.
Take a picture with a current or former player from a professional sports franchise in person. No statues, old screengrabs or any other facsimile.
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)
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunset Saturday is at 5:27pm)
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
Craft a canoe out of cardboard and float a teammate in it. Must float for 5 seconds minimum and teammate must stay dry.
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
Take a video of a team member drinking High Brew in motion via paddle, surf, swim, hike, bike, etc.
Filter water from a natural source and drink it. Water must be properly filtered and no a kitchen filter does not count.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Convince a non-Questival participant to paint their face with the logo of your favorite sports franchise.
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)
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.
Cool off in a natural waterfall (in = completely under getting wet).
Skip a rock at least 7 times on water.
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.
Swing into a pond, river or lake from a rope swing.
Challenge another questival team to a best of 5 penalty kick competition using a regulation goal two totems in the submission. #goallllllllll
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.
Make a field goal from the 15 yard line... wait for it... with your left foot then celebrate with a dance.
Fit your whole team on a paddleboard and paddle at least 10 feet out into a natural body of water.
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.
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.
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.
Take a load off and do some urban hammocking in a creative place. Be respectful of your anchor points when choosing a location.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
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.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
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.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Eat a dish made entirely out of condiments.
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Tandem cartwheel with a teammate for at least one full rotation. (need a lesson? tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Trade a piece of clothing with a stranger that is not participating in the Questival. FOR KEEPS!
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.
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Texas
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.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat. Don't forget your totem.
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.
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 100 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Get 50 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Show us your best volleyball serve. On/with a regulation court, net and ball.
Take a picture with a current or former player from a professional Texas sports team. The actual person not a photo, statue or any other facsimile.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. (don't forget your totem)
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
Take the stairs to the top of Covert Park at Mount Bonnell take a team photo.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Howl at the moon as a team at midnight (Be quiet and respectful of your neighbors if you have sleeping neighbors nearby).
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your elbows.
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 >
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.
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
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. :)
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 everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
film a video illustrating how to find a clean natural water source.
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth.
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly.
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.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Enjoy a High Brew while watching the sunrise. Capture your experience.
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 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 come up with a SUPER clever way of roasting one of your marshmallows for your s'more.
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Texas state motto means to you.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
Get llama nail art.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunrise Saturday is at 6:58 am)
Get a celebrity with over 5,000 followers to tweet/retweet something with our hashtag and Twitter handle, @cotopaxi (prove with screenshot).
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Visit your favorite Karaoke bar/restaurant spot and sing a Willie Nelson tune loud and proud.
Tell a weird 15 second true story about yourself outside of the Museum of the Weird. #confession #keepAustinweird
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 an awesome stranger who you think would be down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Go to a bowling alley and challenge a group of strangers to a 'bowl off' and go head to head with them. Losers buy drinks for the winner.
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
Arm wrestle a stranger, while armwrestling another stranger lefty. That's right; double armwrestling.
Partake of the state dish of Chili Con Carne with no hands. #chiliconcarnival
Bowl a strike at a bowling alley... then moonwalk backwards and yell "Questival!".
Create your most "Texas" outfit at a thrift store and try it on. #poppintags
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
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.
Take a team photo with the Cotopaxi trailer as the background.
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.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at Old Settlers Park having parked legally and lawfully or taken public transport.
Take part in the "Follow-the-Llama" Dance competition, get a photo/video of someone from your team participating. #goforthegold!