Get Involved

The Best of The Bay Region (BoB) of California DI is a volunteer-run organization. Here are some of the ways that you can get involved and champion creativity.

Site Liaison

Be the advocate for DI and help promote DI within your school or educational institution. Schedule the info sessions and help spread the knowledge of this program in your school community

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Team Manager

Serve as a coordinator and mentor for four to six months as a team develops a unique solution to one of seven open-ended Challenges. Observe as they reach past their limits and experience the creative process.


Spend time reviewing a set of team-submitted innovative challenge solutions. Review can be done at your own pace within the provided deadline. Virtual training and scoring guidelines will be provided.

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Team Parent

There are several ways a parent can get involved and help the team. Discuss with your team manager on the different ways you could help.

* No Officials are necessary for the virtual tournament this year.




Appraisers make the tournament possible. They get to experience the excitement and creativity of DI up close and personal. Their job is to award teams every point they are entitled to by their solution presentation. Appraisers must attend training and must work at the Regional Tournament. Appraisers must also work the State Tournament if the team moves on to the State level.

Every competing team is required to provide one Appraiser for the Tournament. 


Parents can help a team in numerous ways. If not as an appraiser, a parent can also help run skills workshops, manage technology needs, manage the team budget etc. Discuss with the team manager and ensure you follow the rules of non-interference.


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