Justin Timberllama's Dance Moves
Find a way to record your fastest fastball pitch, either softball or baseball. Put the MPH in the description and what you threw.
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.
Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
film a video illustrating how to find a clean natural water source.
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)
Drink water from a freshwater spring (a spring is a point where groundwater flows out of the ground, and is thus where the aquifer surface meets the surface of the earth).
Bowl a strike at a bowling alley... then moonwalk backwards and yell "Questival!".
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.
Find a Razor scooter, and shoot a 15 second demo video trying to get sponsored. #radicaldude
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette.
Do a 'track' stand for 10 seconds on a bike. No balance assistance allowed.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
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.
Filter water from a natural source and drink it. Water must be properly filtered and no a kitchen filter does not count.
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Eat a dish made entirely out of condiments.
Get at least 15 high fives in 15 seconds from people not participating in the questival.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Respectfully introduce us to your favorite spot in Zilker Park. Do it like a real traveling show (i.e. Rick Steves/Anthony Bourdain/etc.)
Find a busy public place and recite some lyrics from The Riverboat Gamblers as thoughtfully as possible.
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
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunset Saturday is at 5:27pm)
Collect 50 pieces of trash along a hiking trail and recycle what you can. #dogood
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.
Hurtle a full-size garbage can like an olympic track star. After you're finished, empty your pockets of any trash.
Cotopaxi Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (5pm-7pm) - Come to the Moonlight Tower (Zilker Park) and join us for a quick brain-teaser.
Challenge another team to a 100 meter swim race in an olympic size pool. Two totems required in the submission. (Timelapse)
Get 50 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
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.
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.
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented.
Recreate your favorite Texas sports moment and tag the hero of your story on social media.
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
Challenge another questival team to a best of 5 penalty kick competition using a regulation goal two totems in the submission. #goallllllllll
Take a load off and do some urban hammocking in a creative place. Be respectful of your anchor points when choosing a location.
Show us your best volleyball serve. On/with a regulation court, net and ball.
Make a field goal from the 15 yard line... wait for it... with your left foot then celebrate with a dance.
Partake of the state dish of Chili Con Carne with no hands. #chiliconcarnival
Perform a blind taste test with a cornstarch packing peanut vs a puffy cheeto.
Catch a crawdad in a creative/new way. (I.e. bacon on a piece of string works…)
Hold a formal hula hoop Contest with stranger
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)
As a team do your best batman impression at Congress Avenue Bridge, it may not be bat season so we'll become the bats.
Find a little free library/tiny library. Borrow a book and leave a book video explaining your selection. #readingisFUNdamental
Walk like a flock of chickens across a very public place. Get clucking!
Take a video of a team member drinking High Brew in motion via paddle, surf, swim, hike, bike, etc.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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.
Perform your best belly flop at a public pool. Get everyone's attention first. Really go for it!
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
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.
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
See how fast you can run the length of the 'Larry Monroe Forever' Mosaic bridge. Whilst running it yell aloud "Larry Monroe Forever!"
While camping in the wilderness come up with a SUPER clever way of roasting one of your marshmallows for your s'more.
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.
Politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
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.
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.
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
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.
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Texas
As a team sing the state song of Texas. Sing it loud sing it proud.
Find and take a team photograph with this art installation. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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.
Walk two lengths of a slackline without falling off. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Tandem cartwheel with a teammate for at least one full rotation. (need a lesson? tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Ride a unicycle.
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.
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.
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 with your favorite addition in Sparky Park.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Texas state motto means to you.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
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")
Mail a sweet potato to a friend using the US Postal Service. Yes a potato and no box is needed.
Bake a cake, and put candles on it. Find a stranger and sing "Happy (insert the day, i.e. Saturday) To You" to them. Make sure they blow out the candles.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat. Don't forget your totem.
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds on or near UT campus.
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
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.
Hold a staring contest with stranger while casually eating a piece of fruit..... don't break eye contact 15 second minimum.
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. :)
Donate healthy nonperishable food to the homeless shelter or food bank of your choice. Minimum two items per teammate.
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire.
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around a campfire.
Whittle yourself a spoon and eat some soup with it.
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire.
Give a team-member a mohawk. Do it right, buzz everything but the spine. fohawks could be grounds for disqualification.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. (don't forget your totem)
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth.
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Personally thank a current/former professor/teacher/coach for the impact they have had on your life. Phone, facetime or skype.
Do a wheelie on a bike for 5 seconds or longer.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge. For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.
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.
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 teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing "Bicycle Race" by Queen together whilst doing so.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
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)
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.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
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.
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly.
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
While camping in the wilderness make a commercial for a cologne/perfume based on the scent of campfire. Channel your inner Chanel™.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Post a photo from Questival to your blog and put the url in the caption. (Screenshot).
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 start a campfire without matches, a lighter, or starter fluid (fire must be contained inside a legal fire pit).
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
Sing the Texas state song in front of the Texas State Capital building. #thestarsatnight
Share a campsite with another team. Two totems required in the submission.
Take the stairs to the top of Covert Park at Mount Bonnell take a team photo.
Make a 15 second commercial for the the City of Austin.
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
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Howl at the moon as a team at midnight (Be quiet and respectful of your neighbors if you have sleeping neighbors nearby).
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
Find an awesome stranger who you think would be down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Write a note with 10 things you love about Texas and leave it for someone else to find.
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.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Eat two crickets #doubledareyou.
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
Perform at an open mic night at a comedy club (not a karaoke bar, come on guys). Give it your best shot. #youcandoit
Arm wrestle a stranger, while armwrestling another stranger lefty. That's right; double armwrestling.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
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.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Fit entire team in a phone booth, a real enclosed booth like the kind superman would use or tardis.
Dance on the ceiling, we don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Give one of your team members a performance review in a real boardroom.
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.
Eat a beetle #doubledareyou.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30ish. It will be announced from the stage.
Find a stranger who has the same birthday as you and provide proof.
Eat something from one of the check-in party food vendors and take a quick pic.
Take a selfie or a team picture with Miguel the Llama. We will announced from the stage when Miguel arrives.
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.**
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.
Play a quick game of Giant "Beer" Pong at the Festival with another team.
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.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at Old Settlers Park having parked legally and lawfully or taken public transport.