PREPARE FOR LIFT-OFF
The Cotopaxi Questival is a 24-hour adventure race where teams of 2-6 explore the unknown in their city and the spaces around it. You’ll start your adventure by collecting your Luzon daypack at the Friday check-in festival. With 24 hours and 200+ challenges there are countless chances for adventure from South Congress to Barton Springs and beyond if you choose. After the 24 hours join us at the finish line to collect your finisher medal, hang out with other teams and, if you’re lucky, collect a prize.
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What you get
Luzon 18L Backpack
Each racer receives a limited-edition Luzon 18L Backpack ($40 value). Made with lightweight repurposed ripstop nylon, the Luzon is perfect for your Questival adventures and beyond.*Available colorways vary by event. Select from a variety of options at check-in. View a complete selection of Luzon products here.
Each participant who attends our Closing Ceremonies also receives a Questival medal!
Eyes on prizes
Teams compete to win gear and do good. Each race offers up to $5,000 in prizes!
How it works
During Questival, you and your teammates set your sights on the stars and blast off on a totally personal and authentic adventure, all within a lively festival environment. Here are the Seven Steps to Questival:
Team UpRecruit your pals (up to six people per team) and come up with a ridiculously amazing team name. Team costumes are totally encouraged. Team chants make us swoon. Make sure everyone registers here as part of your team.
Get The AppDownload the free Questival app and make sure your teammates do, too. Poke around and familiarize yourself with all the tabs. The app is how you’ll prove you accomplished challenges, how you’ll vote for challenges completed by you and other participants, and how you’ll stay in the loop on all things Questival.
Check The List24 hours before Questival begins, you’ll receive the list of challenges in all categories, and specifics on the Event Launch.
Rest UpDid we mention Questival runs overnight? Come well rested. Make your game plan with your teammates. Hydrate. Stretch those hammies. Put on your get psyched music.
Hit The Event LaunchCheck-in, pick up your race materials, Luzon pack and free goodies, complete kickoff challenges with other teams, and enjoy music and food.
Challenge YourselfYou and your teammates complete challenges in a broad range of vertical categories and across three levels of commitment. The more categories you explore, the more opportunities you have to win Category Awards and other prizes.
Share The Llama LloveThroughout Questival, use the app to react to other teams’ challenge successes and to celebrate your own. The more Llama Llove that’s shared, the more awards earned by everyone. Plus, sharing the llove just makes you feel nice inside. In the rare instance that you see something unfair, unsafe or just plain unllamalike, you can flag the image for a Cotopaxi staff member to review.
Chart A Course For Austin
FRIDAY, OCT. 26 to SATURDAY, OCT. 27
FRIDAY CHECK-IN DETAILS
Travis County Expo Center
7311 Decker Ln, Austin, TX 78724
Check in at the Launch Event. Feast on food and drinks. Groove to music.
Get your Team Flag and start your 24-hour countdown.
Get underway with the kickoff challenge. Once complete, go explore the unknown.
Launch Event Sponsors: Brew Dr
There will be 1-2 optional checkpoints on Saturday in which teams can participate in a special challenge. Checkpoints are a great way to meet and collaborate with other teams. Checkpoint times and locations will be found in the app, and announced at the Launch Event.
SATURDAY FINISH LINE DETAILS
Finish Line Sponsors: Brew Dr
Travis County Expo Center
7311 Decker Ln,
Austin, TX 78724
Not up for Questival this year but want to see the action from Mission Control? Sign up to volunteer in Austin