Simply the Quest
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Eat a dish made entirely out of condiments.
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)
Get 100 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge. For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.
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
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.
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.
As a team do your best batman impression at Congress Avenue Bridge, it may not be bat season so we'll become the bats.
Take a load off and do some urban hammocking in a creative place. Be respectful of your anchor points when choosing a location.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
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.
Find and take a team photograph with this statue. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Respectfully introduce us to your favorite spot in Zilker Park. Do it like a real traveling show (i.e. Rick Steves/Anthony Bourdain/etc.)
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunset Saturday is at 5:27pm)
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")
Take a video of a team member drinking High Brew in motion via paddle, surf, swim, hike, bike, etc.
Find an awesome stranger who you think would be down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
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.
Write a note with 10 things you love about Texas and leave it for someone else to find.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
Cotopaxi Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (5pm-7pm) - Come to the Moonlight Tower (Zilker Park) and join us for a quick brain-teaser.
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.
Arm wrestle a stranger, while armwrestling another stranger lefty. That's right; double armwrestling.
Tandem cartwheel with a teammate for at least one full rotation. (need a lesson? tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Do a hike of at least 1 mile of your choosing, tell us where you went and why you went there. Make an experience.
Hike around the Barton Creek Greenbelt and capture a team selfie during your favorite part of the experience.
Cool off in a natural waterfall (in = completely under getting wet).
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
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
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat. Don't forget your totem.
As a team sing the state song of Texas. Sing it loud sing it proud.
Sing the Texas state song in front of the Texas State Capital building. #thestarsatnight
Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
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.
Walk like a flock of chickens across a very public place. Get clucking!
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.
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator.
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds on or near UT campus.
Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Create your most "Texas" outfit at a thrift store and try it on. #poppintags
Take a picture with your favorite addition in Sparky Park.
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
Mail a sweet potato to a friend using the US Postal Service. Yes a potato and no box is needed.
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
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!
Do a humans of New York style post about someone you meet during the 24 hours of Questival.
Collect 50 pieces of trash along a hiking trail and recycle what you can. #dogood
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.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Sing a Travis Tritt song as a team at Lake Travis, in Travis County. #sotexas #sotravis
Take the stairs to the top of Covert Park at Mount Bonnell take a team photo.
Personally thank a current/former professor/teacher/coach for the impact they have had on your life. Phone, facetime or skype.
Eat two crickets #doubledareyou.
Eat a beetle #doubledareyou.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Do a 1 mile hike around River Place Nature Trail, screenshot your route as verification.
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
Get 50 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
While camping in the wilderness make s'mores over a campfire add an extra ingredient and share your recipe in the caption.
Skip a rock at least 7 times on water.
While camping in the wilderness make a homemade "ghillie suit" and attempt to sneak close to an animal in nature….OR a teammate and scare the stuffing out of them.
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
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 in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
Share a campsite with another team. Two totems required in the submission.
Enjoy a High Brew while watching the sunrise. Capture your experience.
While camping share a meal with another team over a campfire. Two totems required in the submission.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunrise Saturday is at 6:58 am)
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 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 in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
Howl at the moon as a team at midnight (Be quiet and respectful of your neighbors if you have sleeping neighbors nearby).
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 8th thing on the menu.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at Old Settlers Park having parked legally and lawfully or taken public transport.
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.
Take a team photo with the Cotopaxi trailer as the background.
Hold a staring contest with stranger while casually eating a piece of fruit..... don't break eye contact 15 second minimum.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Eat something from one of the check-in party food vendors and take a quick pic.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Hurtle a full-size garbage can like an olympic track star. After you're finished, empty your pockets of any trash.
Find a stranger who has the same birthday as you and provide proof.
Kammok Cornhole: 3 in the hole (4 tries) gets you a Kammok x Yeti tumbler... BUT everyone else gets Kammok decals/stickers.
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.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30ish. It will be announced from the stage.