Info and Updates from INDI’s Grand Poobah!

Welcome to another year of Indiana-DI.

Tournament Dates are set:

Southern Regional Tournament
     February 24, 2018 at Southside Elementary in Columbus, IN

Northern Regional Tournament
      March 10, 2018 at Central Noble school in Albion, IN

Snow Date
      The snow date is March 17, 2018 in Fishers, IN

Affiliate Finals Tournament
      April 14, 2018 at Riverside Intermediate/Junior High School, Fishers, IN

Watch for training events for Team Managers this fall.

Check out the Start-A-Team page for Team Number information and challenge information.

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Here is a great article from a VIP at Global Finals 2015 on the National School Boards Association (NSBA) blog site:

(NSBA represents state school boards associations and their more than 90,000 local school board members.)

PUBLIC ADVOCACY UPDATE: Full STEAM Ahead – Destination Imagination

By Lisa Bushey
Associate Executive Director, Public Advocacy and Communications

For the intellectually curious interested in innovative pathways to expand students’ interest in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics), here’s an innovation initiative perhaps unfamiliar to you. Recently, NSBA was invited to gain backstage access to “Destination Imagination” (DI) to learn what DI is, how it works, and why it matters.

– See more at: https://www.nsba.org/newsroom/public-advocacy-update-full-steam-ahead-destination-imagination#sthash.es03CVVT.dpuf

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