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Region 1 is located in Northeast Ohio and is comprised of Ashtabula, Trumbull and Mahoning Counties.
REGION 1 TOURNAMENT
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.
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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.
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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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- 2019 OHDI PinsThe OKC Board is pleased to announce the winners of the 2019 OHDI pin contest! Zane Sheeks (Lake Geneva, WI) came up with the Monster Chest idea. Zane will receive $100 and several sets of pins plus a plaque honoring his achievement. The designer of the chess set pins wishes to remain anonymous. We would…
- Invitation to Attend DI PolandDear International Guests, We are pleased to inform that our DI Poland Tournament will take place on 11-13th March 2018. Therefore we would like to INVITE all of you to participate and celebrate creativity with us in our beautiful city of Wroclaw – called ‘the meeting place’. You will find the INVITATION and REGISTRATION FORM…
- About the Team ChallengeHave you ever wondered what the Team Challenge is? Maybe you’ve been a long-time DI supporter/participant, but lost sight of the purpose and process when it comes to the Team Challenge. The video below, created by Destination Imagination Headquarters, provides an overview of the Team Challenge.
- Team Tips: Looking at Your TDF like an AppraiserIt’s that time of year again – teams are busy finishing their final details in preparation for their Regional or Affiliate Tournaments. Between adding those final lines and last costume stitches, you may have that nagging feeling that you forgot something important… Did you leave your Tournament Data Form (TDF) to the last minute? If […]
- Intern at Motorola SolutionsFor the past few years, Destination Imagination, Inc. has been honored to receive educational grants from the Motorola Solutions Foundation. Now, they are looking to further inspire and equip Destination Imagination participants and alumni with through their elite internship opportunities this summer. Motorola Solutions believes that the next big idea can come from anyone, anywhere, […]
- 10 Tournament Tips for First-Time Team ManagersTournament day can be stressful for any Team Manager. However, it can be especially stressful for a first-time Team Manager who isn’t sure what to expect. Check out 10 tips from some of our veteran Team Managers and volunteers on ways to prepare for your team’s big tournament day. “It’s not your Challenge, it is […]
- Rube Goldberg Machine STEAM ChallengeEngineering challenges are an engaging way to bring science concepts to life, while helping kids learn how to think creatively and critically, as well as problem solve. Kids of all ages will have fun building one of the most popular engineering STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics) projects—a Rube Goldberg machine! One of the […]
Dates to Remember
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 2018 – Team 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-2019 – T-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-2019 – Advertising Form Deadline
02-Mar-2019 – Appraiser Training at Niles First United Methodist Church MAP
16-Mar-2019 – 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