For Team Managers

If you are reading this, it is probably because you are a Team Manager looking for guidance or resources, or perhaps you are considering becoming a Team Manager.

We have accumulated a large repository of materials to help you support your teams in solving their Challenges. These can be found here.

We hope that you find this trove useful!



Apr. 02, 2019

Shipping Props to Global Finals

Mar. 01, 2019

Presentation: Tournament Procedures

Nov. 29, 2018

Presentation: Handling Difficult Team Situations

Oct. 24, 2018

Presentation: Refresher for Experienced Team Managers & What’s New

Jan. 17, 2018

Presentation: Global Finals – How to Get There and Win!

Dec. 07, 2017

Difficult Team Situations

Mar. 03, 2016

Check-in and Prop Handling Procedures

Jan. 20, 2016

Presentation: Top 7 Tournament Secrets

May. 13, 2015

PTA Presentation

Dec. 08, 2014

Tools and Rules

Oct. 27, 2014

Scavenger Hunt / Field Trip Activity

Oct. 27, 2014

10 Commandments for Teams

Oct. 27, 2014

Index of Creative Problem Solving Tools

Oct. 26, 2014

Team Member and Parent Contracts

Oct. 26, 2014

A Team First-Aid Kit

Oct. 19, 2014

Presentation: Introduction to Being a Team Manager

Sep. 15, 2014

Team Manager Tournament Tips

Jul. 16, 2014

Program Materials

Jul. 14, 2014

Presentation: The Engineering Process

Jul. 14, 2014

Presentation: Team Building

Jul. 14, 2014

Presentation: Technical Elements

Jul. 14, 2014

Presentation: Interference

Jul. 14, 2014

Presentation: Creative Problem Solving Tools

Jul. 14, 2014

Presentation: All Things IC

Jul. 14, 2014

Presentation: How to Read a Challenge

Jul. 14, 2014

Presentation: The Creative Process

Jul. 14, 2014

Presentation: Global Finals Worthy Solutions

Jul. 14, 2014

Online Training Portal for Team Managers

Jul. 08, 2014

A Typical Tournament Day

Jul. 08, 2014

Picking up and Understanding Your Scores

Jul. 08, 2014

Forms & ID Sign

Jul. 08, 2014

Team Choice Elements

Jul. 08, 2014

Solving the Central Challenge

Jul. 08, 2014

Interference – Yes or No?

Jul. 08, 2014

Tools for Managing a Team

Jul. 08, 2014

Inciting Creativity

Jul. 08, 2014

Starting and Managing a Destination Imagination Team

Jul. 08, 2014

Why We Do This

Jul. 08, 2014

Failure Proofing for Success!!

Jul. 08, 2014

Dream DI Teams – Overcoming Team Problems

Jul. 08, 2014

Talking to the Appraisers

Jul. 08, 2014

Improvisation

Jul. 08, 2014

The ABC’s of DI for Team Managers

Featured image for “Year Flow Chart”
Jul. 08, 2014

Year Flow Chart

Jul. 05, 2014

Creating Your Own Instant Challenges & Improvs

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Jul. 04, 2014

Team-building, Warm-up and Instant Challenge Exercises

Jul. 02, 2014

Roles in Instant Challenge

Jul. 01, 2014

Instant Challenge