San Joaquin Valley Events

Information Sessions

Join an information session to find out more about Destination Imagination and how the program prepares students for a rapidly changing future.

September – November

Local schools & Online

Getting Your Team Started

This evening Zoom session is geared for new Team Managers & Coordinators (although experienced TM's and Coordinators are welcome to attend). We will focus on registration, basic requirements, and what to expect at the SJV Regional Tournament.

Tuesday, October 24, 2023 @ 7:00 pm

Thursday, November 9, 2023 @ 7:00 pm

Thursday, November 30, 2023 @ 7:00 pm

(additional dates added as needed)

IC Play Day

This is a hands-on, in-person workshop that gives teams a chance to practice their Instant Challenge skills in a non-competitive environment.


9:00 am – noon


Garfield Elementary / Clovis

IC Skills Workshop

Come join us for an in-person evening session to learn basic Instant Challenge (IC) concepts. We will focus on properties of typical IC materials, elements of a performance, and go over helpful IC tips. TEAM MANAGERS ONLY PLEASE!

Thursday, December 7, 2023 @ 6:30 pm

REGISTRATION DUE BY: Sunday, December 3, 2023

Garfield Elementary / Clovis

Team Manager Training I

This virtual evening session is geared for new Team Managers, but all are welcome to attend! We will cover DI basics like the Team Manager's role, team building techniques, team meetings, and much, much more.

Thursday, November 2, 2023 @ 7:00 pm

Tuesday, November 28, 2023 @ 7:00 pm

Team Manager Training II

This virtual evening session is a continuation of TM Training I. We will build on the basics and branch out to cover things like - what makes a great Central Challenge solution, important documents like The Rules of the Road, and discuss how to start thinking about the tournament.

Wednesday, November 15, 2023 @ 7:00 pm

Monday, December 11, 2023 @ 7:00 pm

Challenge Orientation for Team Managers

Join our Affiliate Challenge Masters to review the requirements of each Team Challenge and Instant Challenge. Each session will be recorded for future viewing.


Various dates October 16-23

Click on link to view all meeting dates & times, Zoom links and recordings

Whine & Cheers



Join us for Whine & Cheers, a virtual Team Manager support group. We can focus on specific topics or discuss any pressing questions you have.

View calendar for dates and times then click link to register

Countdown to the Regional Tournament

This virtual evening session will review all the requirements to compete in the SJV Regional Tournament as well as helpful hints to make the day as stress-free as possible!

February 2023


View calendar for dates and times then click link to register

TM Site Walkthru

Team Managers get an opportunity to visit the venue and the challenge sites as well as meet the Regional Challenge Masters. TMs ONLY.

February 2023


Appraiser Training

All Teams MUST provide ONE trained Appraiser in order to compete at the Regional Tournament! We will be conducting training sessions in January & February.

January & February 2023


Regional Tournament

San Joaquin Valley Regional Tournament. Come and celebrate your team's hardwork and creativity!! Open to all!

Saturday, March 2, 2024

Alta Sierra Intermediate School

Clovis, CA