DI - Destination Imagination

DI - DestinationImagiNation, a non-profit organization was incorporated in 1982, with the mission to inspire and equip children from preschool to college to achieve anything they can imagine in life, and to build confidence and develop extraordinary creativity, critical thinking, communication, and teamwork skills. It has impacted more than 1 million participants. Today, more than 150,000 students participate in Destination Imagination program each year, with the support of more than 38,000 volunteers worldwide.

DI Website

Best of the Bay, DI

Best of the Bay [BoB], Destination Imagination region serves counties to the east, north and west of San Francisco Bay. The Operating Committee is leading by about 20 volunteers from different ethnic groups. There are over 1,000 preschool to college students competing in the annual Spring Regional tournament, and over 600 volunteers preparing and operating the annual regional tournament.

Best of the Bay Regional tournament registration fee is from $120 to $200

Each team is formed by 2 to 7 team members to complete in elementary, middle school, high school, or university level. Adult Team Managers act as facilitators to a team. If you are living in Alameda. Oakland, San Leandro, or nearby cities, and interested in forming your own team, please contact Alameda DI Chairs: Rachil Tam or Larry Witte via email

Team Challenges

No Interference is allowed from anyone outside of the team.

  • Technical Challenge
  • Scientific Challenge
  • Engineering Challenge
  • Fine Arts Challenge
  • Improvisational Challenge
  • Service Learning Challenge
  • Rising Stars [PreK-2]
Team Challenge Previews

Reading Recommendations

Read together every day for 15 to 20 minutes


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