Manager Info

Team Manager Information


Registration Assistance 2021-2022:

Purchasing & Managing Team Number/Materials @ National DI

Go to www.destinationimagination.org

Registering & Managing Teams with Massachusetts DI

Go to madikids.org

  Registering Your Teams – Step by Step Instructions


Assistance with Uploading Videos and Paperwork for the Virtual Tournament

Coming soon for 2021-22


Electronic Paperwork Copies – Download Here…

Challenge Tournament Data Forms: 

Declaration of Independence and Expense Report forms:

These will be posted when available.


Interference…

Think you’re really being helpful by interfering with the team’s solution?  Read this article and revisit your thinking.  Why interfering isn’t helping the team!


Clarifications…

Need to ask a specific question about the challenge – that is called a CLARIFICATION?  You have 10, so why not use them! Go to www.destinationimagination.org and select Challenge Program and then Clarifications…then you select your team’s challenge!  The deadline to submit a clarification is January 30th.


Rules of the Road & MADI Specific Policies/Procedures

The Rules of the Road 2021-2022 should be the first stop for every Team Manager.

Review the list of banned/prohibited items specific to Massachusetts DI.

Please make sure all of your parents and spectators know about the MADI Code of Conduct

Review the Massachusetts Specific Procedures.


Youth Protection Policy

Youth Protection Policies and Procedures

Youth Protection Information for Parents


New Team Manager Training

New Team Manager Training Slide DeckRecording October 19, 2021

Another New Team Manager training will be held in November.  Date to be determined soon.


Training Materials…

Team Building Activities document.

Restricted Access to Team Training Videos (you get the password from the ADs)


 Team Manager Bootcamp (January)

More information coming soon.


 Tournament Day…Team photos

TBD for 2022


Team Building and Instant Challenge Resources…

MADI: Team Building Activities

National Destination Imagination:  IC Practice Ideas blog post

Montana Destination Imagination: Components of Instant Challenge

Iowa Destination Imagination: Iowa Practice Library

Ben aka – The Duct Tape Guy

New York Destination Imagination:  IC Tips and Tricks

New Hampshire DI:  Practice Library

Our compendium of collected Creative Problem Solving tools and techniques


Creative Problem Solving Resources

Generating Tools

Focusing Tools

  • ALoU— a constructive way to analyze strengths, challenges, unique aspects, and future potential of an option
  • Evaluation_Matrix — evaluate, weigh or choose options against specific criteria
  • Paired_Comparison_Analysis— rank a small number of choices
  • Sequencing — organize tasks along a timeline to create a plan of action.

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