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Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. (don't forget your totem)
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.
Hurtle a full-size garbage can like an olympic track star. After you're finished, empty your pockets of any trash.
plan meals for a 3 day backpacking trip, film a video explaining what you would bring and share some backpacking food tricks and tips
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.
Cotopaxi Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (5pm-7pm) - Come to the Moonlight Tower (Zilker Park) and join us for a quick brain-teaser.
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.
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.
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)
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.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunset Saturday is at 5:27pm)
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.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth.
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.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Respectfully introduce us to your favorite spot in Zilker Park. Do it like a real traveling show (i.e. Rick Steves/Anthony Bourdain/etc.)
Skip a rock at least 7 times on water.
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.
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator.
Get 50 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Get at least 15 high fives in 15 seconds from people not participating in the questival.
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.
Do a humans of New York style post about someone you meet during the 24 hours of Questival.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
Filter water from a natural source and drink it. Water must be properly filtered and no a kitchen filter does not count.
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)
Catch a crawdad in a creative/new way. (I.e. bacon on a piece of string works…)
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
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.
Take a load off and do some urban hammocking in a creative place. Be respectful of your anchor points when choosing a location.
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Eat a dish made entirely out of condiments.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Walk like a flock of chickens across a very public place. Get clucking!
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 8th thing on the menu.
Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
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.
Create your most "Texas" outfit at a thrift store and try it on. #poppintags
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunrise Saturday is at 6:58 am)
While camping in the wilderness make s'mores over a campfire add an extra ingredient and share your recipe in the caption.
Enjoy a High Brew while watching the sunrise. Capture your experience.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite movie with brief explanation why.
Find an awesome stranger who you think would be down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Hold a formal hula hoop Contest with stranger
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!
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Write a note with 10 things you love about Texas and leave it for someone else to find.
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. :)
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire.
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
While camping share a meal with another team over a campfire. Two totems required in the submission.
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 sing a pop song around your campfire.
While camping in the wilderness start a campfire without matches, a lighter, or starter fluid (fire must be contained inside a legal fire pit).
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
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 statue. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
As a team sing the state song of Texas. Sing it loud sing it proud.
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Texas state motto means to you.
Take a picture with a Texas Longhorn. Don't get hurt/trampled. Also, ask permission and be smart.
Make a 15 second commercial for the the City of Austin.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Sing the Texas state song in front of the Texas State Capital building. #thestarsatnight
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
Post a photo from Questival to your blog and put the url in the caption. (Screenshot).
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30ish. It will be announced from the stage.
Take part in the "Follow-the-Llama" Dance competition, get a photo/video of someone from your team participating. #goforthegold!
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.
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 team photo with the Cotopaxi trailer as the background.
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.
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.**