Destination Imagination encourages students to have fun, take risks, focus and frame challenges which incorporating STEM (science, technology, engineering and math), the arts and service learning. Students will build on their strengths while learning patience, flexibility, persistence, ethics, respect for others and their ideas, and collaborative problem solving process.
Teams are comprised of 7 student members.
Teams are grouped by grade levels and ages. We will have a Kindergarten to 2nd grade team and a 3rd to 5th grade team. Students will earn their spot on the team through tryouts on October 1 and 2.
Teams solve 2 types of challenges: Team Challenges and Instant Challenges.
The Team Challenge is the combination of the Central Challenge and team choice elements. Click here to preview this year's challenges. Teams attend the regional tournament to showcase their solutions in front of appraisers and a live audience. This year's regional tournament is scheduled for February 22, 2020 at Klein Cain High School.
Teams are also given Instant Challenges, where they must think on their feet to produce a solution in a period of five to eight minutes.
K - 2nd grade - October 1 - 3:30 - 4:15
3rd - 5th grade - October 2 - 3:30 - 4:15
Destination Imagination Application <- Click here to complete the application
Due by September 20
Completing this application does not automatically qualify you for the team.
Choose one and memorize it. Practice being animated while preforming your monologue.
Kindergarten - 2nd grade
3rd - 5th grade
Inspire and equip participants to achieve anything they can imagine in life
To engage participants in project-based challenges that are designed to build confidence and develop extraordinary creativity, critical thinking, communication, and teamwork skills
Fun learning: Explore STEM/STEAM concepts in a hands-on environment
Creative problem solving: Learn how to think, not what to think
Kid powered; team driven: Energize students to own all decisions, creations, and results
Friendly competition: Motivate teams to reach for the stars, while also rooting for each other
Global diversity: Encourage and celebrate differences in each other, and differences in ideas
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