We get excited as tournament time approaches! We are working now on designing our tournaments, training Team Managers, teams and Appraisers. Check here frequently for information about each of our tournaments as the season progresses. Don’t be shy about contacting any of us with questions about your team or your Challenge.

Regional Tournament Assignments and Fees:

You can find your region using this guide.

~Rising Stars! teams pay $50 to register for their regional tournament.
~All other teams pay $150 to register for their regional tournament.

Register for your Regional Tournament

Register here for your Regional Tournament. Registrations are due by January 12, 2018. See below for a list of registration documents. If you have not yet registered for your Regional Tournament, it is not too late! Please do so as soon as possible. If you have questions, contact Pamela at pfschroeder@district287.org.

Tournament Documents You Will Need!

Please note that MN tournament sites do NOT allow latex or dry ice. We also have a strict weapons policy, which you can read below. If you have questions about items, please email Pamela or your Regional Director.

MN DI Specific Tournament Policies: Weapons, Dry Ice and Latex

MN DI Documents
Regional Team Roster/Media Release Form  required

Presentation Summary optional
Teams will also need name tags at their tournaments required
For TMs to Share: Tournament Details With Parents useful!
Regional Tournament Tips & Tricks useful!
Team Photo required, can be printed from printer, labeled with team number, name and school

Documents Required by DI, Inc.
Declaration of Independence 2 copies 
Expense Form (don’t forget your receipts!)
Tournament Data Form: 5 copies
~Maze Craze, Technical Tournament Data Form
~Unlikely Attraction, Scientific Tournament Data Form
~Change of Tune, Fine Arts Tournament Data Form
~Treasure!, Improvisational Tournament Data Form
~Drop Zone, Engineering Tournament Data Form
~Inside Impact, Service Learning Tournament Data Form
~Friends Everywhere, Early Learning Starry Showcase Form
Team Sign required by DI, but not scored

The DI forms can also be found by logging in to your account at www.destinationimagination.org. Look under Challenges, then Tournament Data Forms. The Declaration of Independence and Expense Form are also there. All forms are interactive.

Tournament Data Forms can also be found at the end of each Challenge. The Declaration of Independence and Expense Form are in the Rules of the Road.

Schedule and Location of Tournaments:

2/24 West and Southwest Metro Regional Tournaments, Maple Grove Senior High School

3/3 East Metro Tournament, Harding High School, St. Paul

3/10 Great Lakes Regional Tournament, Proctor High School, Proctor

3/17 Southern Minnesota Regional Tournament, New Ulm Middle School, New Ulm

3/24 North Metro Regional Tournament, Blaine High School, Blaine

3/24 Lakes and Prairie Regional Tournament, Moorhead High School, Moorhead

4/14 Affiliate (State) Tournament, Jackson MS/Champlin-Brooklyn Park Academy/Champlin Park High School, Champlin

4/19 Global Team Manager Meeting, 4:30-7 PM, District Service Center ISD 287, 1820 Xenium Lane N, Plymouth, Third Floor, Room 318

5/23-26 Global Finals, Knoxville TN

Tournament Results: Check here for tournament results as the season progresses.

Tournament Conflict Question: My team has a conflict on our tournament date! What can we do? Contact Pamela Schroeder at pfschroeder@district287.org, explain your challenge, and we will try to move you to a different tournament. This option is ONLY for unresolvable schedule challenges.

In case of inclement weather: We always plan to hold our scheduled tournaments as it is difficult to reschedule them. In the event of storms, please contact Pamela Schroeder at 763-550-7212 to hear a message about any cancellations or changes. Always be mindful of your safety. If you don’t feel able to make it to a tournament in the event of dangerous weather conditions, contact Pamela to discuss options.