2020-21 Programming Update: This year, DI may only offer five Challenges: Technical, Scientific, Fine Arts, Service Learning, and Rising Stars.

Many of you have asked about the possible removal of the Improvisational and Engineering Challenges and have asked how you can submit your feedback to Destination Imagination, Inc.

If you would like to express you thoughts on this potential programming change, please reach out to the following:

Michele-Tuck Ponder, Executive Director
michelep@dihq.org

Johnny Wells, Director of Education
jwells@dihq.org

Louise Liddle, Board of Trustees Chair
lliddle@dihq.org

We look forward to an exciting and creative 2020-21 season.

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Dates to Remember

Board Meetings are  the 2nd Thursday each monthRegion 1 Board  (Denny’s Belmont @ I-80, 6:30 dinner, 7:00 Business) Exceptions are November 2019, December 2019 and February 2020. See Below

9-Nov 2019  Team Manager Training Day!
9-Nov 2019  – November Board Meeting
10-Dec-2019 – December Board Meeting
31-Dec-2019Team Tournament Registration EARLY BIRD Deadline.
15-Jan-2020Team Tournament Registration Deadline.
31-Jan-2020  – Pin Order deadlines.
1-Feb-2020 T-shirt contest form deadline.
13-Feb-2020  – Appraiser & Volunteer Form Deadline. The will be NO extensions as the Appraiser Assignment team will be making assignments on 02/16 or 17 so that the CM’s will know their staff and so the Appraisers can be informed of their assignments ahead of Training.
22-Feb-2020Advertising Form Deadline
29-Feb-2020 – Appraiser Training First United Methodist Church of Niles, 608 N Crandon Ave, Niles, OH 44446
29-Feb-2020
– “March” Board Meeting Following Training
14-Mar-2020
– Tournament @ Youngstown State
16-Mar-2020 – Forms for Ohio DI Tournament due (non-compliance will cost Region 1 money)
4-Apr-2020  – Ohio DI Tournament,  Centerville Schools
20-May-2020 – Global Finals, Convention Center, Kansas City, MO

Updated 2020-14-1