Start A Team is as Easy as 1, 2, 3

1.   Purchase your Team Pack

  • Purchase your Team Number on ShopDI.org or
  • Call Destination Imagination at 1.888.321.1503 / Mon-Fri 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM (EST)

2.   Select your team location on the national website.

  • Select California
  • The CA state fee will be charged at this point in the application process.
  • Your CA Director will then be automatically notified of your team’s registration.

3.   Register with California at register.caldi.org.

  • After 1 day’s wait, but within a week after your national registration and purchase, register your team(s) into the CA Registration System at register.caldi.orgYou will need your team number(s) and order number you received in an e-mail from ShopDI immediately after you made the team pack purchase.  If you are unable to find the order number, contact Affiliate Director, include your team number and organization.  The director will be able to provide you with the order number.
  • Your Regional Director will then contact you with more localized information, several trainings opportunities, and will be glad to answer any questions you might have throughout the year.

4.  Attend Training

Prices for Unique Team Number(s)

  • First Team Number| 2-7 members | $95 Nat Fee + $70 State Fee = $165 total. (About $23 per student with a team of seven)
  • Each Additional Team Number | 2-7 members | $80 Nat Fee + $42 State Fee = $122 for each (About $18 per student with teams of seven)
  • Early Learners Team Number (Rising Stars!) | 5-10 members | Rising Stars! Team Number |$60 Nat Fee + $70 State Fee = $130 total. (Noncompetitive, ages 4-7) | (About $13 per student with a team of 10)



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