Swing into a pond, river or lake from a rope swing.
Cotopaxi Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (5pm-7pm) - Come to the Moonlight Tower (Zilker Park) and join us for a quick brain-teaser.
Get at least 15 high fives in 15 seconds from people not participating in the questival.
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.
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Show us the best deal you can get on food with a coupon.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 8th thing on the menu.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Take a video of a team member drinking High Brew in motion via paddle, surf, swim, hike, bike, etc.
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.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
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.
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Texas
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Texas state motto means to you.
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
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.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
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.
Take a load off and do some urban hammocking in a creative place. Be respectful of your anchor points when choosing a location.
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
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Dance on the ceiling, we don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Recreate your favorite Texas sports moment and tag the hero of your story on social media.
Find an awesome stranger who you think would be down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
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.
Hurtle a full-size garbage can like an olympic track star. After you're finished, empty your pockets of any trash.
Take a picture with your favorite addition in Sparky Park.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
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!
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat. Don't forget your totem.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. (don't forget your totem)
Hit a bullseye with a bow and arrow at an archery range. #becarefultonothurtanyone
Write a note with 10 things you love about Texas and leave it for someone else to find.
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.
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge. For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite movie with brief explanation why.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
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 dowse a campfire.
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.
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.
Howl at the moon as a team at midnight (Be quiet and respectful of your neighbors if you have sleeping neighbors nearby).
While camping share a meal with another team over a campfire. Two totems required in the submission.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
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 video a 15 second scary story around a campfire.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30ish. It will be announced from the stage.
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 make s'mores over a campfire add an extra ingredient and share your recipe in the caption.
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire.
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire.
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.
Play a quick game of Llama "Cornhole" 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.
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.**
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 team photo with the Cotopaxi trailer as the background.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at Old Settlers Park having parked legally and lawfully or taken public transport.