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Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Texas
As a team sing the state song of Texas. Sing it loud sing it proud.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Texas state motto means to you.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Recreate your favorite Texas sports moment and tag the hero of your story on social media.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
Dance on the ceiling, we don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Show us your best team roller skating dance moves in a venue of your choosing, make it fabulous.
Go rollerskating/rollerblading and hold a limbo contest. How low can you go?
Find a Razor scooter, and shoot a 15 second demo video trying to get sponsored. #radicaldude
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
Filter water from a natural source and drink it. Water must be properly filtered and no a kitchen filter does not count.
Respectfully introduce us to your favorite spot in Zilker Park. Do it like a real traveling show (i.e. Rick Steves/Anthony Bourdain/etc.)
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette.
film a video illustrating how to find a clean natural water source.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
plan meals for a 3 day backpacking trip, film a video explaining what you would bring and share some backpacking food tricks and tips
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly.
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.
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.
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.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite movie with brief explanation why.
Make a 15 second commercial for the the City of Austin.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunset Saturday is at 5:27pm)
Take the stairs to the top of Covert Park at Mount Bonnell take a team photo.
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).
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.
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat. Don't forget your totem.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Hold a formal hula hoop Contest with stranger
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.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. (don't forget your totem)
Walk like a flock of chickens across a very public place. Get clucking!
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your elbows.
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Whittle yourself a spoon and eat some soup with it.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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.
Do a humans of New York style post about someone you meet during the 24 hours of Questival.
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)
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
See how fast you can run the length of the 'Larry Monroe Forever' Mosaic bridge. Whilst running it yell aloud "Larry Monroe Forever!"
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
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.
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Eat two crickets #doubledareyou.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
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)
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Mail a sweet potato to a friend using the US Postal Service. Yes a potato and no box is needed.
Find and take a team photograph with this statue. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Find and take a team photograph with this art installation. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients.
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge. For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.
Show us the best deal you can get on food with a coupon.
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.
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.
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.
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
Donate healthy nonperishable food to the homeless shelter or food bank of your choice. Minimum two items per teammate.
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
Take a video of a team member drinking High Brew in motion via paddle, surf, swim, hike, bike, etc.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth.
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Visit your favorite Karaoke bar/restaurant spot and sing a Willie Nelson tune loud and proud.
Collect 50 pieces of trash along a hiking trail and recycle what you can. #dogood
Eat a dish made entirely out of condiments.
As a team do your best batman impression at Congress Avenue Bridge, it may not be bat season so we'll become the bats.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
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.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
Find a little free library/tiny library. Borrow a book and leave a book video explaining your selection. #readingisFUNdamental
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. :)
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds on or near UT campus.
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.
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!
Tell us a fun fact about the giant, beautiful photovoltaic Mueller Sunflowers... but make sure there's a Mueller Sunflower in the shot.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
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.
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Hold a staring contest with stranger while casually eating a piece of fruit..... don't break eye contact 15 second minimum.
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.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Get a celebrity with over 5,000 followers to tweet/retweet something with our hashtag and Twitter handle, @cotopaxi (prove with screenshot).
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
Write a note with 10 things you love about Texas and leave it for someone else to find.
Take a picture with your favorite addition in Sparky Park.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
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)
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.
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
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
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.
Find an awesome stranger who you think would be down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
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.
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")
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
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Tell a weird 15 second true story about yourself outside of the Museum of the Weird. #confession #keepAustinweird
Give one of your team members a performance review in a real boardroom.
Howl at the moon as a team at midnight (Be quiet and respectful of your neighbors if you have sleeping neighbors nearby).
Sing the Texas state song in front of the Texas State Capital building. #thestarsatnight
While camping in the wilderness come up with a SUPER clever way of roasting one of your marshmallows for your s'more.
While camping share a meal with another team over a campfire. Two totems required in the submission.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around a campfire.
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 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.
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.
While camping in the wilderness start a campfire without matches, a lighter, or starter fluid (fire must be contained inside a legal fire pit).
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
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.
Share a campsite with another team. Two totems required in the submission.
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire.
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire.
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.
Challenge another team to a 100 meter swim race in an olympic size pool. Two totems required in the submission. (Timelapse)
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
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)
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
Perform your best belly flop at a public pool. Get everyone's attention first. Really go for it!
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30ish. It will be announced from the stage.
Take a selfie or a team picture with Miguel the Llama. We will announced from the stage when Miguel arrives.
Take part in the "Follow-the-Llama" Dance competition, get a photo/video of someone from your team participating. #goforthegold!
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.**
Take a team photo with the Cotopaxi trailer as the background.
Eat something from one of the check-in party food vendors and take a quick pic.
Play a quick game of Giant "Beer" Pong at the Festival with another team.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at Old Settlers Park having parked legally and lawfully or taken public transport.
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.
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.