Frequently Asked Questions

If there is an established Destination Imagination program at a sponsoring organization in your area (e.g.school), you should contect them to find out how to get started.

Otherwise, the first step is to purchase a Team Number (which will allow you to download the Program Materials) and pay the Regional Fee (which will allow you to register for a Regional Tournament).

The procedure for Team Number purchase and Regional Fee payment differs by region.

Visit your  for instructions, or for assistance from one of our staff members.

Our Mission

To engage participants in project-based challenges that are designed to build confidence and develop extraordinary creativity, critical thinking, communication, and teamwork skills.

We inspire and equip students to achieve anything they can imagine in life.

We offer seven exciting standards-based Challenges in STEMImprovVisual ArtsService Learning, and Early Learning. Each Challenge is open-ended and enables students (K-university) to learn and experience the creative process from imagination to innovation. In solving our Challenges, teams learn important 21st century skills which will prepare them for a brilliant future. Students have fun and gain confidence in their ability to solve any challenge.

NYDI is the New York affiliate of Destination Imagination Inc.: a non-profit, volunteer-led, cause-driven organization.


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