Personally thank a current/former professor/teacher/coach for the impact they have had on your life. Phone, facetime or skype.
Reed calling his grad school faculty member. Win 2017! #questival
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
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Older kids will get this joke. Win 2017! #questival
Hold a formal hula hoop Contest with stranger
Respectfully introduce us to your favorite spot in Zilker Park. Do it like a real traveling show (i.e. Rick Steves/Anthony Bourdain/etc.)
Favorite tree in zilker #questival
Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
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This is the best we could come up with. We're All Winning 2017 #questival #toomanycooks
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.
#questivalgarbage! Rotten eggs and all! #questival
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.
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No one cared to check on Katie. Not even dogs passing by. Win 2017! #questival
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
She won! Her prize was his water, woohoo hydration! #questival
Show us your best volleyball serve. On/with a regulation court, net and ball.
Put a picture of Lavar Burtons face on a kite and fly it high, just like Reading Rainbow. Don't forget to sing the theme song.
Share a large melon as a team, carefully create a helmet from the melon. Take your picture with a non-Questival-participant while wearing your creation. Tap this challenge then tap GO for inspiration >
#melonhead! #honeydew #questival
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.
Go catch go! #questival
Hold a staring contest with stranger while casually eating a piece of fruit..... don't break eye contact 15 second minimum.
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.
#finishingthechallenges #questival
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunset Saturday is at 5:27pm)
#sunset chillin' before winnin' #questival
Find and take a team photograph with this statue. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
The sky is crying... and so are we. Miss you, Stevie! Love, Win 2017! #questival
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Greetings from Austin! #questival #cotopaxi
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Reed FaceTime'd his mom in Mexico! Man, that woman can talk! We're trying to win a competition here! #questival
Eat a dish made entirely out of condiments.
Gross. Gross. Gross. But Katie was a champ! Ketchup, hot sauce, mustard, and Parmesan cheese. Bon appetite! Team Win 2017! #questival
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
Donating clothes to those in need in Austin! #questival
Dance on the ceiling, we don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
We're dancing on the ceiling! #questival
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Wrenchteam2017! #questival
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette.
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.
We nailed it! #questival
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
Carrot, blackberry jam, melon, cauliflower, and apple juice smoothie! #questival
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
Save the water! #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.
Napoleon dynamite inspired dance at the capital! #questival
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
#yuck #questival
Mail a sweet potato to a friend using the US Postal Service. Yes a potato and no box is needed.
#superfoodmail #questival
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.
Stinky feat massage #questival
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite movie with brief explanation why.
#favorite movie. #anchorman2. #questival
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
#streetart #questival
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Meet the Win 2017 team. The Hammer. Wing Nut. Monkey Wrench. Hacksaw. We're not just a bunch of tools! #questival
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
#shockingnews. Llamas aren't her favorite animal. #questival
Get at least 15 high fives in 15 seconds from people not participating in the questival.
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All the high fives #questival
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Big league chew !! #questival
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
Best part of our day. #questival
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
Helping tourist fall in love in Austin! #questival
Sing the Texas state song in front of the Texas State Capital building. #thestarsatnight
#intheheartoftexas #questival
Take a video of a team member drinking High Brew in motion via paddle, surf, swim, hike, bike, etc.
Dean hiking through the State Capitol drinking a High Brew! #Win2017 #questival #forthosewhodo
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Texas
Texas love #questival
Take a picture with a Texas Longhorn. Don't get hurt/trampled. Also, ask permission and be smart.
#hookem #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.
#musicmSters #parkinggaragemelody #questival
Give one of your team members a performance review in a real boardroom.
#lavarburtOn #questival
Recreate your favorite Texas sports moment and tag the hero of your story on social media.
#invincable @vinceyoungg10 #questival
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.
#touchdownbabe #questival
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.
Nice race with some UT students. Who won? You've gotta watch and see! #Win2017 #questival
Fit entire team in a phone booth, a real enclosed booth like the kind superman would use or tardis.
Phone booths of the future? That's right, a video phone kiosk! Courtesy of team Win 2017! #questival
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
Just a couple of Longhorns offering cookies to some Aggies. Team Win 2017! #questival
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Random act of CAKE ness #questival
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)
Relaxin' #questival
Take a load off and do some urban hammocking in a creative place. Be respectful of your anchor points when choosing a location.
Urban hammock #questival
Get llama nail art.
Nail art! #questival
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Dean from team Win 2017 will tell you about Educate Girls, a grantee of @Cotopaxi. #questival
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator.
#eacalatorllamaschool #questival
Write a note with 10 things you love about Texas and leave it for someone else to find.
Leaving behind library treasures! #questival
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")
Sang 2 versus of Sweet Caroline on UT's south mall. Everyone joined in. Nailed it! #Win2017 #questival
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
She fits! Well, barely. That's how we do in team Win 2017! #bigdufflebag #questival
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.
Our very own Hunan Questival with the help of some awesome Boy Scouts of America. Thanks from, team Win 2017! #questival
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
#fruitsaladgoodchoice #questival
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented.
Introducing the new craze, Skateboard Ballet! All the cool kids are doing it! Win 2017 #questival
Walk like a flock of chickens across a very public place. Get clucking!
Going down to chicken town #questival
Make a 15 second commercial for the the City of Austin.
Austin commercial #questival #visitaustin
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Walking on the moon #questival
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge. For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.
Who can chug their whole glass of water under 15 seconds? Chug! Chug! Chug! #questival
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.
"Money" #questival
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.
#onionkulcha #tejis #questival
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 8th thing on the menu.
#eighthitem #beerbreakfast #oops! #questival
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Hi! How are you? #questival
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. (don't forget your totem)
#planking #teamwork #questival
Find and photograph a Texas State Quarter.
Find a stranger who has the same birthday as you and provide proof.
#birthdaybuddies!! #questival
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Flowers for a stranger! #questival
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Wall sit #questival
Take a picture with your favorite addition in Sparky Park.
Sparky park! #questival
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
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!
No skin cancer #questival #theshadeproject
Find a stranger who has the exact same middle name as you and provide proof.
Middle name twins! #questival
Arm wrestle a stranger, while armwrestling another stranger lefty. That's right; double armwrestling.
#armwrestlingstrangers #petshop #primepet #questival #overthetop
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.
#mitscoots #questival #carecanisters #questival
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth.
Highway cashew toss #questival
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.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
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Oral hygiene #questival
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
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Wrenchin' #questival
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
Charlotte's Web #questival
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
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Some good ole car karaoke with "All my exes live in Texas." Sung with love by team Win 2017! #questival #cotopaxi #questival
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
#texascityparksrock. #vicky #questival
While camping share a meal with another team over a campfire. Two totems required in the submission.
Breakfast with the Redwiners! #questival
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.
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#dipsticken #questival
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
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All elbows. All good. Win 2017! #questival
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
Charcoal llama #questival
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire.
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Cotopaxi to the maxie. #wordtoyourmother #Win2017 #questival
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
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Weak sauce donut toss #questival
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
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Dramatic dowse #questival
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
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Tutoring on breaking down your tent ⛺️ with Katie from team Win 2017! #questival
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunrise Saturday is at 6:58 am)
It's a beautiful sunrise. Good morning, Questivalians from team Win 2017! See you in Austin! #questival #cotopaxi
While camping in the wilderness make a commercial for a cologne/perfume based on the scent of campfire. Channel your inner Chanel™.
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Attract your special outdoorsy someone with Mesquite Campfire by Mother Nature. #Win2017 #questival
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire.
Wrench-doggin'. Because when you forget your roasting sticks, you improvise. And, yes, hotdogs for breakfast! #Win2017 #questival
Enjoy a High Brew while watching the sunrise. Capture your experience.
Highbrew sunrise! #questival #forthosewhodo
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire.
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Nailed it! Party in the USA! #questival
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around a campfire.
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Win 2017 scary story... the 2016 presidential election! ☠️💀👻 #questival
Howl at the moon as a team at midnight (Be quiet and respectful of your neighbors if you have sleeping neighbors nearby).
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Trio #howl #win2017 #questival
While camping in the wilderness come up with a SUPER clever way of roasting one of your marshmallows for your s'more.
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#elvisstyle #bananna #mallow #questival
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.
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Team Win 2017's campsite is all set up in Pace Bend Park. Hope everyone else gets a good nights rest. Nothing but love to you from team Win 2017! #questival
Eat something from one of the check-in party food vendors and take a quick pic.
Find an awesome stranger who you think would be down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
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Take part in the "Follow-the-Llama" Dance competition, get a photo/video of someone from your team participating. #goforthegold!
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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 Giant "Beer" Pong at the Festival with another team.
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Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30ish. It will be announced from the stage.
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Kammok Cornhole: 3 in the hole (4 tries) gets you a Kammok x Yeti tumbler... BUT everyone else gets Kammok decals/stickers.
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All fun. Cornhole with Battle Cat Ninja 3000! #questival
Visit learn a fact about malarya then Visit the Nothing But Nets booth and make a 15 second video sharing your new found knowledge.
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Every 60 seconds #questival
Take a team photo with the Cotopaxi trailer as the background.
#questival #cotopaxi
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.**
#questival #forthosewhodo
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at Old Settlers Park having parked legally and lawfully or taken public transport.