Structure Building Tips

Structure Team Guide

The Structure Team Guide is a step-by-step approach to teaching a Destination Imagination team about building structures, from NYDI.

 

Balsa Goddess Website

The Balsa Goddess Website has great information for teams doing the structure challenge. This was written by an experienced structure DI participant. This site has great resources for material and tools as well as information pertaining to weight placement and tester building.

 

Structure tutorial

A great informational tutorial to help all teams doing the structure challenge covering a range of topics including safety, design principles, glues and jigs.

 

Structure Workshop

A presentation from Illinois DI that might be useful to show to teams deciding to do the structure challenge.

 

Structure Tester Guide

Plans and directions on how to build a structure tester like the ones used at tournaments.