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Teams which exceled at the 2015 NYDI Affiliate Tournament advanced to Global Finals ’15, which was held May 20th-23rd, 2015 at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, TN.

Click here to view the Tournament Results!


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By now all of your teams should be registered in the DI Event Management System. Any registration concerns should be addressed to [email protected].


NYDI has great on-campus housing in Morril Hall, right on the Presidential Quad, which is ground zero for pin trading, near the athletic facility, and has good transportation links to the rest of the tournament.

morrill typical roomTypical Room
morrill typical residential floor
Typical Floor Layout

The room has two beds, a mini-fridge, Air Conditioning, and desks. Beds are lofted (bed above, desk below), but we understand that they can be lowered.

For more information, please see UT’s Morrill Hall page.


NYDI and DI Inc. do not provide transportation to Global Finals.  This is the responsibility of the team, or perhaps of the team’s sponsoring organization.  There is some information about Global Finals travel at Global Finals Transportation.


Each team must bring a new completed set of Tournament Data Forms with them to Global Finals. Global Finals appraisers will NOT have access to the forms which you handed to the appraisers at any of the NYDI tournaments.

There is a completely separate set of Consent Forms required for Global Finals.

Teams are reminded that they should print out a copy of the Published Clarifications and any Team Clarifications which they requested.

Pin Trading

It has been said that beyond the Challenges, pin trading is the social glue which binds teams from all around the world together at Global Finals.

Every team member will receive a few NYDI pins in their Champ Pack, but most participants buy additional pins so that they have more to trade.  See the Champ Pack page and our NYDI Shop for more information.

Performance Sites

Teams and Team Managers should read the information at Important Challenge Info for Teams & Team Managers carefully. This contains critical information about your Challenge Site, including various site-specific rules, procedures, etc. Note that the Presentation Site may differ by Level. This is a MUST READ for Team Managers, and recommended for the teams themselves. 

Challenge Level Site Location
Lt Type Name Room Code Description
A Technical Creature Feature All Exhibit Hall KCEC Knoxville Convention Exibition Center
(Lower Level of Holiday Inn)
B Scientific Making Waves El­e­men­ta­ry Medallion
Middle CB Theater Clarence Brown Theatre
Secondary & University G068 Haslam Haslam Music Center
Room G068
C Fine Arts Feary Tales  El­e­men­ta­ry Dest. 301DE KCC Knoxville Convention Center
Imag. 200DE
Middle Dest. Ball­room B
Imag. Ball­room C
Secondary & University Ball­room A
D Improv-isational The Improv Games  El­e­men­ta­ry 32 Alumni Alumni Memorial Building 
Middle 210
Secondary & Universit Cox Auditorium
E Structural Lose to Win El­e­men­ta­ry Exhibit Hall B KCC Knoxville Convention Center
Secondary & University
PO Project Outreach Brand Aid El­e­men­ta­ry 220-221 UC University Center
Middle 223-224
Secondary & University 225-227
IC Instant Challenge All HS&S Humanities & Social Sciences Building

Global Finals – Event Locations and Housing

2015 Team NY – With Rankings

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