Silence of the Llamas
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.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
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 come up with a SUPER clever way of roasting one of your marshmallows for your s'more.
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.
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around a campfire.
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap 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.
Personally thank a current/former professor/teacher/coach for the impact they have had on your life. Phone, facetime or skype.
Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Challenge another questival team to a best of 5 penalty kick competition using a regulation goal two totems in the submission. #goallllllllll
Video of a team member slam dunking a basketball on a regulation hoop (if you're short get creative).
Dance on the ceiling, we don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly.
film a video illustrating how to find a clean natural water source.
Take a photo or video with a wild 'Texas bluebonnet'
Do a hike of at least 1 mile of your choosing, tell us where you went and why you went there. Make an 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.
Convince a non-Questival participant to paint their face with the logo of your favorite sports franchise.
Share a campsite with another team. Two totems required in the submission.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunset Saturday is at 5:27pm)
Tandem cartwheel with a teammate for at least one full rotation. (need a lesson? tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Recreate your favorite Texas sports moment and tag the hero of your story on social media.
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.
Politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
Cotopaxi Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (5pm-7pm) - Come to the Moonlight Tower (Zilker Park) and join us for a quick brain-teaser.
Find a busy public place and recite some lyrics from The Riverboat Gamblers as thoughtfully as possible.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
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)
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
Arm wrestle a stranger, while armwrestling another stranger lefty. That's right; double armwrestling.
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.
Get at least 15 high fives in 15 seconds from people not participating in the questival.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet.
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds on or near UT campus.
Challenge another team to a 100 meter swim race in an olympic size pool. Two totems required in the submission. (Timelapse)
Do a quick 200 meter swim in an olympic size pool. Congrats Swimmer Winner. Post a timelapse of your feat. (don't forget your totem)
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat. Don't forget your totem.
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.
Skip a rock at least 7 times on water.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Walk like a flock of chickens across a very public place. Get clucking!
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)
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.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your elbows.
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.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
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.
Do a humans of New York style post about someone you meet during the 24 hours of Questival.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Find and photograph a Texas State Quarter.
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.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Give one of your team members a performance review in a real boardroom.
Fit entire team in a phone booth, a real enclosed booth like the kind superman would use or tardis.
Get 50 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 8th thing on the menu.
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge. For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, 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
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.
Enjoy a High Brew while watching the sunrise. Capture your experience.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Get 100 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Perform your best belly flop at a public pool. Get everyone's attention first. Really go for it!
Take a picture with a Texas Longhorn. Don't get hurt/trampled. Also, ask permission and be smart.
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
Boulder a V0 problem outdoors.
As a team sing the state song of Texas. Sing it loud sing it proud.
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.
Walk two lengths of a slackline without falling off. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
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.
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Hold a staring contest with stranger while casually eating a piece of fruit..... don't break eye contact 15 second minimum.
Post a photo from Questival to your blog and put the url in the caption. (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.
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 15 second video and tell what the Texas state motto means to you.
Write a note with 10 things you love about Texas and leave it for someone else to find.
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 >
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette.
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.
Make a field goal from the 15 yard line... wait for it... with your left foot then celebrate with a dance.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
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!
Find a stranger who has the same birthday as you and provide proof.
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.
Take a video of a team member drinking High Brew in motion via paddle, surf, swim, hike, bike, etc.
Do a 'track' stand for 10 seconds on a bike. No balance assistance allowed.
Do a wheelie on a bike for 5 seconds or longer.
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
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.
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. :)
Make a 15 second commercial for the the City of Austin.
Sing the Texas state song in front of the Texas State Capital building. #thestarsatnight
Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Find an awesome stranger who you think would be down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
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 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
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.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Create a 15 second Rube Goldberg machine.
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
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.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
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
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite movie with brief explanation why.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal moment from your childhood. Dig deep.
plan meals for a 3 day backpacking trip, film a video explaining what you would bring and share some backpacking food tricks and tips
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.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Partake of the state dish of Chili Con Carne with no hands. #chiliconcarnival
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Howl at the moon as a team at midnight (Be quiet and respectful of your neighbors if you have sleeping neighbors nearby).
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
Eat a dish made entirely out of condiments.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented.
Go tandem longboarding while singing Unchained Melody.
Find a Razor scooter, and shoot a 15 second demo video trying to get sponsored. #radicaldude
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. (don't forget your totem)
Find a way to record your fastest fastball pitch, either softball or baseball. Put the MPH in the description and what you threw.
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.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Hold a formal hula hoop Contest with stranger
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.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Hurtle a full-size garbage can like an olympic track star. After you're finished, empty your pockets of any trash.
Show us your best volleyball serve. On/with a regulation court, net and ball.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30ish. It will be announced from the stage.
Play a quick game of Giant "Beer" Pong at the Festival with another team.
Eat something from one of the check-in party food vendors and take a quick pic.
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 Llama "Cornhole" 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.
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.**