Destination Imagination (DI) is an educational program where student teams solve open-ended Challenges and present their solutions at tournaments. DI is a challenge and process-based program. In working to solve Challenges, teams learn vital life skills like time management, collaboration, conflict resolution, and creative & critical thinking.
Our program involves 48 states and more than 30 countries and provinces.
2019-2020 Training and Events
September 7: Training in Bossier City, Bossier Educational Service Center
September 28: Training in Destrehan, Ethel Schoeffner Elementary School
October 26: Training in Bossier City, Bossier Educational Service Center
January 25: Super Saturday in Bossier City
To Be Announced: Super Saturday in South Louisiana
Louisiana Destination Imagination State Tournament, Elm Grove Middle School, Bossier City
LA DI 2019 Tournament Results
Great performances and innovative solutions were showcased at the 2019 State Tournament. Congratulations to all the teams and thank you to all our great volunteers and sponsors. Special recognition to Elm Grove Middle School and Sun City Elementary School for hosting and to sponsor SuddenLink by Altice.
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Emilie Gibson Remembered
Emilie Gibson, a former Louisiana Destination Imagination team member, was remembered for her creativity, grit, and bravery at the 2018 and 2019 LA DI State Tournaments. While a DI team member, Emilie bravely battled DIPG, an aggressive childhood brain cancer, and her family has established a foundation in her honor to raise awareness and funds for DIPG research. Visit the link below to learn about how you can help honor Emilie's memory and join the fight to end childhood DIPG cancer!
During the 2018 LA DI Tournament, a local news reporter covered Emilie's story. The KSLA 10:00 PM news clip, including interviews with Emilie's DI team manager, some of her school-mates and former team members, and with her father, Trey Gibson, may be accessed using the link below.
http://www.ksla.com/story/3764 0850/scholastic-competition- honors-bossier-city-student
Team Manager Training 2019-2020
Interested in being a Team Manager for the 2019-2020 season?
Yearly Destination Imagination Team Manager Training is required for adults who plan to coach competitive Louisiana DI teams.
If your team plans to compete at the 2020 LA DI Tournament, their team manger must attend/complete training this fall.
For more details about training or Q and A, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
2019-2020 Louisiana DI