Team workshops FAQ


Winter Workshop (December)

Teams attend classes on a variety of topics that will help them tackle Destination Imagination challenges. A partial team can attend even if some of its members cannot be there.

An adult must stay with the team at all times.

No individual registrations - please register as a team (or partial team).

Rising Stars Teams (8:30-12:00)

$15 per attendee (children AND adults)

All participants will attend 4 classes: Performance Skills, Script-writing & Storytelling, Instant Challenge, and Pop Up Engineering.

Competitive Teams (1:00-4:30)

$15 per attendee (children AND adults)

All participants will attend 4 classes: Performance Skills, Script-writing & Storytelling, Instant Challenge, and a Team Challenge specific class.

For additional information about Winter Workshop, visit the calendar or email

Super Saturday (January)

This half-day workshop focuses on Instant Challenge and Acting/Improv. It builds on the Instant Challenge information introduced at the Winter Workshop.

Each team will get to solve at least 6 Instant Challenges (Performance, Task, and Hybrid) and learn more about Acting/Improv skills needed for Instant Challenge. Teams have the opportunity to perform Instant Challenges and observe other teams performing Instant Challenges.

An Adult must stay with the team at all times. In addition, each team MUST supply one responsible high school student or adult volunteer*.

In addition to Team Managers and Assistant Team Managers, up to 4 parents may accompany a team. A maximum of 7 adults total may accompany a team. All chaperoning adults are expected to monitor their own team's behavior during the event.  Chaperones need to quiet and respectful while volunteers are giving instructions and teams are working to solve their challenge. This means no chatting or talking on phones while a session is in progress. 

Rising Stars Teams (8:30am-11:00am)

$50 per team

Competitive Teams (11:30am-4pm)

$60 per team

*Team-Provided Volunteer: experienced volunteers are usually paired with new volunteers

  • arrive one hour prior to the session start time to be trained

  • help facilitate the challenges

  • help with crowd control

  • review a (provided) handout with teams about the type of challenges they’ll be solving

  • read the instant challenges to the teams

  • go over a reflection handout with the teams after the challenges are completed

  • Super Saturday Challenge Masters (experts) are on site to train team-provided volunteers and assist as needed

For additional information about Super Saturday, visit the calendar or email

Instant Challenge Scrimmage (February)

This event is for competitive teams only. Teams perform two Instant Challenges using procedures very similar to the tournament procedures described in Rules of the Road.

Teams arrive 15 minutes prior to their scheduled time. Teams do back-to-back Instant Challenges (15 minutes each) and then are free to leave the school. Total time at the school will be 45 minutes.

At a 4pm awards ceremony, 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place awards will be given for each level. Teams are also given their score sheets, appraiser feedback, and a ranking relative to all of the other teams performing those Instant Challenges.  The Awards ceremony will last 30-45 minutes.

Competitive Teams

$60 per team

For additional information about Instant Challenge Scrimmage, visit the calendar or email