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Team registration

Self-Funded Teams


To be completely registered before the December 5th Early Bird deadline, your team must complete a 3-step process


Purchase A Team Number & Program Materials


Go to the DI Store to buy the Team Number & Program Materials. Choose either Team Challenges or Rising Stars/Early Learning.

Either create an account or log in to a previously created account.

Keep your Team Number in a safe place. It begins with 750-.

Note: After choosing the Texas Affiliate and adding the item to your cart, a lower price will appear. Teams in the state of Texas pay $65 for Rising Stars! materials and $95 for competitive Challenge materials.


claim your team & access the program materials


Go to the DIHQ Resource Log In to add the team to your account, edit your team information, and download the Program Materials.

To download Program Materials follow the step-by-step instructions here or see our Digital Material FAQ here.

For Organization fill in the school(s) that your team attends. If your team members attend more than 2 schools, list your organization as Independent.

Once your team has made it's final Challenge selection, be sure and update this page.


register for the regional tournament


The $100 tournament registration deadline is DECEMBER 5th!

Register your team to participate in the NExT Region Tournament. This is done through the Texas DI website

Either create an account or log in to a previously created account. Note: This account is not linked to the DI account that you created in steps 1 & 2.

After you register for the tournament, your volunteer will need to register as an Appraiser by following these Appraiser Registration Instructions. Appraisers must be registered by January 5th.

Note: The NExT Regional Tournament Fee is separate from, and in addition to, the fee paid in step 1.  Until December 5 pay $100. December 6 through January 5 pay $125. After January 5, teams must receive special permission to register and pay $150.


John Stromp


Shannon Kennedy