Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
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.
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.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Respectfully introduce us to your favorite spot in Zilker Park. Do it like a real traveling show (i.e. Rick Steves/Anthony Bourdain/etc.)
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")
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Dance on the ceiling, we don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Tandem cartwheel with a teammate for at least one full rotation. (need a lesson? tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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.
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.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunset Saturday is at 5:27pm)
Collect 50 pieces of trash along a hiking trail and recycle what you can. #dogood
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your elbows.
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
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.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Take a load off and do some urban hammocking in a creative place. Be respectful of your anchor points when choosing a location.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Eat a dish made entirely out of condiments.
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
As a team sing the state song of Texas. Sing it loud sing it proud.
Get 50 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Play a pop song on a kazoo tag the song in your caption.
Donate healthy nonperishable food to the homeless shelter or food bank of your choice. Minimum two items per teammate.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
Take a video of a team member drinking High Brew in motion via paddle, surf, swim, hike, bike, etc.
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing "Bicycle Race" by Queen together whilst doing so.
Do a hike of at least 1 mile of your choosing, tell us where you went and why you went there. Make an experience.
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.
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
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)
Cool off in a natural waterfall (in = completely under getting wet).
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat. Don't forget your totem.
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.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Give a team-member a mohawk. Do it right, buzz everything but the spine. fohawks could be grounds for disqualification.
Hold a staring contest with stranger while casually eating a piece of fruit..... don't break eye contact 15 second minimum.
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
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.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
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.
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.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Donate blood while wearing dracula teeth.
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
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
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.
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
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.
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet.
Mail a sweet potato to a friend using the US Postal Service. Yes a potato and no box is needed.
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.
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.
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
Get 100 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
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 everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Recreate your favorite Texas sports moment and tag the hero of your story on social media.
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.
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds on or near UT campus.
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.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
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
Hurtle a full-size garbage can like an olympic track star. After you're finished, empty your pockets of any trash.
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. :)
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
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.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 8th thing on the menu.
Find a Razor scooter, and shoot a 15 second demo video trying to get sponsored. #radicaldude
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunrise Saturday is at 6:58 am)
Enjoy a High Brew while watching the sunrise. Capture your experience.
Take the stairs to the top of Covert Park at Mount Bonnell take a team photo.
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
Write a note with 10 things you love about Texas and leave it for someone else to find.
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Texas state motto means to you.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
plan meals for a 3 day backpacking trip, film a video explaining what you would bring and share some backpacking food tricks and tips
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth.
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
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 video a 15 second scary story around a campfire.
Howl at the moon as a team at midnight (Be quiet and respectful of your neighbors if you have sleeping neighbors nearby).
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
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 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.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
While camping in the wilderness start a campfire without matches, a lighter, or starter fluid (fire must be contained inside a legal fire pit).
Share a campsite with another team. Two totems required in the submission.
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire.
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.
Walk like a flock of chickens across a very public place. Get clucking!
Tell a weird 15 second true story about yourself outside of the Museum of the Weird. #confession #keepAustinweird
Make a 15 second commercial for the the City of Austin.
Sing the Texas state song in front of the Texas State Capital building. #thestarsatnight
Do a humans of New York style post about someone you meet during the 24 hours of Questival.
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.
Find a stranger who has the exact same middle name as you and provide proof.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30ish. It will be announced from the stage.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at Old Settlers Park having parked legally and lawfully or taken public transport.
Take a team photo with the Cotopaxi trailer as the background.
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.**
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.
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.
Play a quick game of Giant "Beer" Pong at the Festival with another team.
Eat something from one of the check-in party food vendors and take a quick pic.