Assemble Your Team

A DI team can consist of 2-7 students. Click the Read our Rules button below to learn more about forming a team. Start recruiting by sending an email to parents or teachers whose students might benefit from the DI experience. Visit our Help Center to learn about age and grade requirements for each level of competition. View our 22-23 Challenges to see what’s in store for next season.  

Age and grade requirements for the Challenge Experience

Students from pre-K through university level participate in the Destination Imagination Challenge Program. The following are the age/grade requirements to participate in the 2023-23 Destination Imagination Challenge Program:

Rising StarsDesigned for Preschool through 2nd grade
Elementary LevelKindergarten-5th Grade
Middle Level6th-8th Grade
Secondary Level9th-12th Grade
University LevelFull -time, post-secondary students enrolled in college university, trade, or technical school or in the military. College-bound high school seniors who are taking accredited courses offered by a college university that will qualify for course credit when entering higher education.
Teams are able to include team members from differing ages/grade levels, but the team’s Level at competition is determined by the age/grade of the eldest member. For example, if a team is composed of 6 fifth graders and 1 sixth grader, they would compete at the Middle Level.