Presentation: Tournament Procedures

This is a presentation by Josh Diamond on Tournament Procedures, last updated in 2019. All Team Managers are encouraged to review this, as it will help you and your team have an excellent Tournament experience.

Presentation: Handling Difficult Team Situations

This is a presentation by Josh Diamond designed to help Team Managers learn how to handle tough decisions, behavior issues, and other difficult team situations. It was originally presented on November 29, 2018.

Presentation: Top 7 Tournament Secrets

The Tournament can seem daunting to new Teams, new Team Managers, and Spectators. It shouldn’t!  Because we have lots of great tips on how to have a great time at the tournament without developing an ulcer, high blood pressure, or having a panic attack.

PTA Presentation

This is a sample presentation to pitch a DI program to a PTA or similar organization.

Tools and Rules

This presentation on working with DI teams in the workshop was created by Bennett Macaluso, a multi-year NYDI Team Manager and Appraiser.

Presentation: Introduction to Being a Team Manager

This introductory presentation for Destination Imagination Team Managers was created by Dan Boniello, NYDI Affiliate Training Director. It was originally presented at the October 18, 2014 NYDI Eastern Region Team Manager training session, and is updated annually.

Presentation: Technical Elements

This is a presentation on technical elements for DI challenges. It was originally presented at the December 11, 2012 Team Manager training webinar.

Presentation: Team Building

This is a presentation on how to build great teams, with a section on what Appraisers want at the Tournament. It was originally presented by Corrinne Collett — veteran Team Manager and Appraiser — at the October 18, 2014 NYDI Eastern Region Team Manager training session.

Gear

Presentation: The Engineering Process

This is a presentation by Josh Diamond on the Engineering Process, tailored for DI challenges. It was originally presented at the December 2, 2015 Team Manager training webinar.

Presentation: Interference

This is a presentation created by Dee Urban and Cheryl Druding on interference. It was presented at the December 3, 2012 Team Manager training webinar.

Presentation: All Things IC

This is a presentation by Dee Urban, former NYDI Affiliate Director and Affiliate Training Director, on how to train for Instant Challenges. It was originally presented at the November 14, 2012 Team Manager training webinar.

Presentation: Creative Problem Solving Tools

This is a presentation by Dee Urban, former NYDI Affiliate Director and Affiliate Training Director, on tools for creative problem solving. It was originally presented at the November 29, 2012 Team Manager training webinar.

Presentation: How to Read a Challenge

This is a presentation created by Dan Boniello on how to read a DI challenge. It was originally presented at the November 7, 2012 Team Manager training webinar.

Presentation: The Creative Process

This is a presentation created by Dan Boniello on The Creative Process. It was originally presented at the January 5, 2016 Team Manager training webinar.