Chill Bro Baggins
Catch a fish outdoors in a natural body of water with a fly rod.
Create a 15 second Rube Goldberg machine.
Visit your favorite Karaoke bar/restaurant spot and sing a Willie Nelson tune loud and proud.
Find and photograph a Maine license plate. The real thing not a photo or any other facsimile.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunset Saturday is at 5:27pm)
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire.
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!
Filter water from a natural source and drink it. Water must be properly filtered and no a kitchen filter does not count.
Howl at the moon as a team at midnight (Be quiet and respectful of your neighbors if you have sleeping neighbors nearby).
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
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.
While camping in the wilderness start a campfire without matches, a lighter, or starter fluid (fire must be contained inside a legal fire pit).
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.
Give a team-member a mohawk. Do it right, buzz everything but the spine. fohawks could be grounds for disqualification.
Craft a canoe out of cardboard and float a teammate in it. Must float for 5 seconds minimum and teammate must stay dry.
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.
While camping share a meal with another team over a campfire. Two totems required in the submission.
Cotopaxi Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (5pm-7pm) - Come to the Moonlight Tower (Zilker Park) and join us for a quick brain-teaser.
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.
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.
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. :)
Share a campsite with another team. Two totems required in the submission.
Challenge another team to a 100 meter swim race in an olympic size pool. Two totems required in the submission. (Timelapse)
Find a lactating farm animal (i.e. cow, goat, etc.), and with permission from the owner, squirt the milk directly into your mouth.
Take the stairs to the top of Covert Park at Mount Bonnell take a team photo.
Cross the border with another state. Take a video at the border doing your best Michael Jackson dance moves. #beatit
Get a major league athlete or celebrity to say "Cotopaxi makes Gear for Good."
Donate blood while wearing dracula teeth.
Collect 50 pieces of trash along a hiking trail and recycle what you can. #dogood
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly.
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
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.
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
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 flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
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")
Tell a weird 15 second true story about yourself outside of the Museum of the Weird. #confession #keepAustinweird
Find and take a team photograph with this statue. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Give one of your team members a performance review in a real boardroom.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
As a team do your best batman impression at Congress Avenue Bridge, it may not be bat season so we'll become the bats.
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
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
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 8th thing on the menu.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat. Don't forget your totem.
Eat a beetle #doubledareyou.
Eat two crickets #doubledareyou.
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 peaceful outdoors space, sit down and take 5 minutes to relax in silence and enjoy the moment. (Timelapse, don't forget your totem)
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Recreate your favorite Texas sports moment and tag the hero of your story on social media.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunrise Saturday is at 6:58 am)
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Whittle yourself a spoon and eat some soup with it.
Write a note with 10 things you love about Texas and leave it for someone else to find.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
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.
Get llama nail art.
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Take a cooking class and learn to cook something new.
Mail a sweet potato to a friend using the US Postal Service. Yes a potato and no box is needed.
Play a pop song on a kazoo tag the song in your caption.
Dance on the ceiling, we don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Do a 'track' stand for 10 seconds on a bike. No balance assistance allowed.
Take a load off and do some urban hammocking in a creative place. Be respectful of your anchor points when choosing a location.
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet.
Enjoy a High Brew while watching the sunrise. Capture your experience.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. (don't forget your totem)
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal moment from your childhood. Dig deep.
Take a video of a team member drinking High Brew in motion via paddle, surf, swim, hike, bike, etc.
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.
Personally thank a current/former professor/teacher/coach for the impact they have had on your life. Phone, facetime or skype.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
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.
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
Make a 15 second commercial for the the City of Austin.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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 your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented.
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
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth.
Hurtle a full-size garbage can like an olympic track star. After you're finished, empty your pockets of any trash.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge. For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Eat a dish made entirely out of condiments.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
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.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Texas state motto means to you.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your elbows.
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.
Walk like a flock of chickens across a very public place. Get clucking!
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30ish. It will be announced from the stage.
Take a team photo with the Cotopaxi trailer as the background.
Take part in the "Follow-the-Llama" Dance competition, get a photo/video of someone from your team participating. #goforthegold!
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.
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.
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.
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.**
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at Old Settlers Park having parked legally and lawfully or taken public transport.