25 Teams Take First Place at Global Finals 2018

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In May, more than 1,400 Destination Imagination (DI) teams from 19 countries gathered in Knoxville, Tennessee to participate in Global Finals—the world’s largest celebration of creativity and the culminating event of every DI season. Teams at Global Finals had the opportunity to showcase their solutions to one of six STEAM-based (science, technology, engineering, arts and […]

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Roller Coaster STEAM Challenge

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Roller coasters are one of the most popular attractions at amusement parks. In this activity, students will explore the world of structural engineering, as well as the motion and speed of an object, as they create their own small-scale roller coaster model. Students will need to use specific materials and will only have 20 minutes […]

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Congrats to our 2018 Volunteer Award Winners!

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Each year, the Board of Trustees seeks nominations from our Affiliates to honor remarkable Destination Imagination (DI) volunteers with the Spirit of DI Award for Exceptional Service. This award was designed to express our gratitude for those quiet volunteers who, for many years, have gone above and beyond to make the DI experience happen at […]

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Check Out Photos from Global Finals 2018

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Can’t stop thinking about all the fun you had at Global Finals 2018? With more than 17,000 people in attendance, we snapped a lot of photos and are happy to announce that they are all posted in our online photo gallery. From our ceremonies to Team Challenge presentations to workshops and hands-on exhibits, check out thousands […]

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Students Showcase Innovation at Global Finals 2018

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Destination Imagination (DI), a nonprofit organization dedicated to teaching students the creative process through hands-on science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics (STEAM) challenges, concluded its 19th Annual Global Finals event on Saturday with a celebration acknowledging the week’s winners. More than 1,400 student teams from 38 U.S. states, six Canadian provinces and 19 countries—including Australia, China, Indonesia and Qatar—competed in […]

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Stream the Global Finals Ceremonies!

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Tune into the world’s largest celebration of creativity from the comfort of your own home! We will be live streaming the Global Finals Welcome Ceremony on May 23 at 7:15 p.m. ET and the Closing Celebration on May 26 at 4:00 p.m. ET. And don’t forget to join in on the conversation on Twitter and Instagram by using […]

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Meet Our Global Finals 2018 Exhibitors

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We are excited to announce our Global Finals 2018 Innovation Expo exhibitors! This year’s Expo will feature hands-on and minds-on exhibits from: Space Science: NASA, Space Camp©, CASIS, Higher Orbits, and Janet’s Planet Chemical Science: Michigan Tech’s Mind Trekkers Energy Science: Tennessee Valley Authority Computer Science: Oracle Academy and Pitsco Education Innovative Technology: SkyBot Drone Challenge and Motorola Solutions Education: DI […]

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Fifth-Graders Work Together to Save Lives

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In the fall of 2017, six fifth-graders from DeSales Catholic School in Lockport, New York sat down to go over the Destination Imagination Challenge options and the choice was obvious to them: Service Learning. For the Destination Imagination Service Learning Challenge, students work together in teams to address a real need within a community. Knowing […]

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Survey Says? We Need Your Input!

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At Global Finals 2018, students and their families will have an opportunity to participate in a live game show called “Survey Says,” a collaboration between Destination Imagination and AVAdventure. Similar to “Family Feud,” “Survey Says” will challenge participants to guess the most popular answers to the questions they’re asked. However, we need your help to […]

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Enter to Win a Project Management College Scholarship

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Announcing a new scholarship opportunity for Secondary Level Global Finals teams! The Project Management Institute Education Foundation (PMIEF) is sponsoring a $3,500 college scholarship for the team with the strongest project plan. The winning team will divide the scholarship equally among team members. Qualifications: Secondary Level teams with at least one junior or senior level […]

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