Region 1
Ohio Kids
for Creativity

Participants in
Destination Imagination ®



Region 1 is located in Northeast Ohio and is comprised of Ashtabula, Trumbull and Mahoning Counties.

MARCH 16, 2019 – YSU

the people that make things happen in REGION 1


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Our team managers provide an environment that encourages team work and creativity.


Our appraisers train to learn the Challenges and are a vital part of our tournament.


Our volunteers help with so many tasks on tournament day.


Challenge Masters are special folks. It’s their responsibility to see that each challenge at the Regional Tournament runs correctly with a fully trained set of Appraisers.

Board Members

Board members represent the membership and are a vital part of Region1. We ask that each District or School membership have an active member on the board.


The Executive Board is the elected board responsible for the affairs of the region. The Regional Director and Assistant Director represent our region in state affiliate meetings.

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Dates to Remember

Board Meetings

2nd Thursday each month- Region 1 Board  (Denny's Belmont @ I-80, 6:30 dinner, 7:00 Business)
March 2, 2019 Board Meeting directly following Appraiser Training.

20 Oct 2018 – OKC Meeting and NEW RCM in-person Training
10 Nov 2018Team Manager Training Day! (Form due about a week before)
30 Nov 2018 – Deadline for OKC Global Pin(s) design contest.
The following are based upon a Mar 16 Tournament date
31-Dec-2018 – Team Tournament Registration EARLY BIRD Deadline.
15-Jan-2019 – Team Tournament Registration Deadline.
12-26-Jan-2019 –  Remote RCM Challenge-specific Training per the ACMs
31-Jan-2019  – Pin Order deadlines.
02-Feb-2019T-shirt contest form deadline.
14-Feb-2019  – 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.
24-Feb-2019Advertising Form Deadline
02-Mar-2019 – Appraiser Training at Niles First United Methodist Church  MAP
– Tournament @ Youngstown State
18-Mar-2019 – Forms for Ohio DI Tournament due (non-compliance will cost Region 1 money)
30-Mar-2019 – Ohio DI Tournament, Beaver Local Schools, Columbiana County
22-May-2019 – Global Finals, Convention Center, Kansas City, MO

Updated 2019-02-15

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