Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
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)
Perform your best belly flop at a public pool. Get everyone's attention first. Really go for it!
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.
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.
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
Eat a dish made entirely out of condiments.
Get llama nail art.
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients.
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
Mail a sweet potato to a friend using the US Postal Service. Yes a potato and no box is needed.
Personally thank a current/former professor/teacher/coach for the impact they have had on your life. Phone, facetime or skype.
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.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 8th thing on the menu.
Respectfully introduce us to your favorite spot in Zilker Park. Do it like a real traveling show (i.e. Rick Steves/Anthony Bourdain/etc.)
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.
Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunset Saturday is at 5:27pm)
film a video illustrating how to find a clean natural water source.
Cotopaxi Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (5pm-7pm) - Come to the Moonlight Tower (Zilker Park) and join us for a quick brain-teaser.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat. Don't forget your totem.
Tell a weird 15 second true story about yourself outside of the Museum of the Weird. #confession #keepAustinweird
Take a photo or video with a wild 'Texas bluebonnet'
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")
Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
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 photograph a Texas State Quarter.
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.
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Dance on the ceiling, we don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
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.
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Get at least 15 high fives in 15 seconds from people not participating in the questival.
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.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented.
Write a note with 10 things you love about Texas and leave it for someone else to find.
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.
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.
Play a pop song on a kazoo tag the song in your caption.
Trade a piece of clothing with a stranger that is not participating in the Questival. FOR KEEPS!
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
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.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite movie with brief explanation why.
Do a humans of New York style post about someone you meet during the 24 hours of Questival.
Video of a team member slam dunking a basketball on a regulation hoop (if you're short get creative).
As a team sing the state song of Texas. Sing it loud sing it proud.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Texas
Make a 15 second commercial for the the City of Austin.
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Texas state motto means to you.
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.
Sing the Texas state song in front of the Texas State Capital building. #thestarsatnight
Politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Find a Razor scooter, and shoot a 15 second demo video trying to get sponsored. #radicaldude
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
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.
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.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator.
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
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 formal hula hoop Contest with stranger
Take a picture with a Texas Longhorn. Don't get hurt/trampled. Also, ask permission and be smart.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
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.
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!
Walk like a flock of chickens across a very public place. Get clucking!
Get a celebrity with over 5,000 followers to tweet/retweet something with our hashtag and Twitter handle, @cotopaxi (prove with screenshot).
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Show us the best deal you can get on food with a coupon.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
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. :)
Do a 2 mile hike around Turkey Head Trail, screenshot your route as verification. Don't get lost going down any rabbit holes.
Take a video of a team member drinking High Brew in motion via paddle, surf, swim, hike, bike, etc.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Go tandem longboarding while singing Unchained Melody.
Hold a staring contest with stranger while casually eating a piece of fruit..... don't break eye contact 15 second minimum.
Enjoy a High Brew while watching the sunrise. Capture your experience.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunrise Saturday is at 6:58 am)
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).
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
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.
Find an awesome stranger who you think would be down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
Whittle yourself a spoon and eat some soup with it.
Howl at the moon as a team at midnight (Be quiet and respectful of your neighbors if you have sleeping neighbors nearby).
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire.
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 cook a meal over a campfire.
While camping in the wilderness come up with a SUPER clever way of roasting one of your marshmallows for your s'more.
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
While camping share a meal with another team over a campfire. Two totems required in the submission.
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™.
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire.
Share a campsite with another team. Two totems required in the submission.
Post a photo from Questival to your blog and put the url in the caption. (Screenshot).
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.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Go rollerskating/rollerblading and hold a limbo contest. How low can you go?
Show us your best team roller skating dance moves in a venue of your choosing, make it fabulous.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your elbows.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30ish. It will be announced from the stage.
Arm wrestle a stranger, while armwrestling another stranger lefty. That's right; double armwrestling.
Take part in the "Follow-the-Llama" Dance competition, get a photo/video of someone from your team participating. #goforthegold!
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.
Take a team photo with the Cotopaxi trailer as the background.
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 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.
Kammok Cornhole: 3 in the hole (4 tries) gets you a Kammok x Yeti tumbler... BUT everyone else gets Kammok decals/stickers.
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.**
Eat something from one of the check-in party food vendors and take a quick pic.