Destination ImagiNation congratulates all the students who participated in the San Jose tournament. We think you are all winners!

A: Unidentified Moving Object
B: Spinning a Tale
C: Triple Take Road Show
D: Mythology Mission
E: Verses! Foiled Again!

Special Awards

DaVincI Award

Smarty Six
Regnart Elementary
Unidentified Moving Object Middle Level Team
While many teams used cranes and grabbers to place objects atop a 6 foot tower, this team built a partitioned box into each section of which an object was placed. The bottom of this box was then ejected at high speed leaving the objects in place on the tower! This unique and creative solution was unlike any other and a true testament to the principles of DI. Add a well-executed and highly integrated performance with multiple tasks in tandem, good communication, excellent costumes, and a lively presentation (that saved Christmas!) and we were treated to a truly magical solution.

Well, what about the pants?
Graham Middle School
Triple Take Road Show Middle Level Team
Everything this team presented was outstanding! The team’s retelling of the princess and pauper story incorporated truly innovative and unusual story-telling methods. The scenes transitioned from the elegant, black and white silent movie (we felt like we were in the movie theater – right down to the old-fashioned organist accompanying the film) to British balloonists telling their story via semaphore before plummeting through the sky to the gossamer wings of butterflies artfully painted on human hands. Finally their costumes and props showed outstanding creativity and craftsmanship, including intricate use of mosaic paint swatches for hot air balloons, woven cardboard representing a wicker hot air balloon basket, delicate butterfly backgrounds, and double-sided Velcro-lined dresses. Because the quality of the entire production was impeccable, we feel this team deserves the DaVinci Award!

The Renaissance Award

We Forgot
Graham Middle School
Triple Take Road Show Middle Level Team
The “destruction of the Death Star” technical spectacle demonstrated strong teamwork, broad technical expertise, and innovative selection of materials to produce an impressive effect. All of the team members worked on the solution which included a unique application of their electrical and physical science knowledge to produce their “confetti effect.” Because the team showed the range of their scientific engineering expertise in such an elegant and balanced manner, we highly recommend the “We Forgot” team for the Renaissance Award.

DIPT in Chocolate
Graham Middle School
Mythology Mission Middle Level Team
This team’s performance about the Samurai culture was so captivating and professional that you thought you were in a Center for Performing Arts. Their use of song, humor, and drama prepared in just 5 minutes before the performance went well beyond the scope of the Challenge. We laughed, we cried, we applauded the many details woven seamlessly throughout the Story. This is what Improv is all about.

Spirit of Discovery & Imagination Award

Lauren Bird-Wiser
Regional Challenge Master – Mythology Mission
Silicon Valley Region
The recipient of this award has gone out of her way for many years to make our creative problem solving program available to as many students as possible in our Region. She began as a very dedicated Parent, Team Manager, and School Coordinator about 14 years ago. At the time, her two young sons were on teams. As her teams got older and more independent, she chose to give even more to the DI community by joining the Regional Operating Committee and assisting with our Newsletter, Team Manager Trainings, and IC Festivals. We have been fortunate to have her share her artistic and musical talents with us. As our program grew, we needed leadership for our Improv Challenge, and Lauren enthusiastically took on the role and responsibilities of being a Regional Challenge Master. Even though there were only a couple of Improv teams in the beginning, Lauren was a dedicated RCM and always made sure the teams were well prepared for the State Tournament. Lauren has always been very organized and great about planning ahead – this was best demonstrated when she gave us a two year notice about “retiring as our RCM” and moving to Oregon. She wanted to make sure she was able to train her replacement so we would not be left without a trained Challenge Master. It is hard to imagine not having Lauren on our team next year. Tonight, we would like to recognize and applaud Lauren for her outstanding volunteerism and service. She has demonstrated an extraordinary level of volunteerism, and she will be greatly missed in California.

Rising Stars!™ Award: For Our Rising Stars

  • Destination Stars – Garden Gate Elementary
  • The Stingers – Dilworth Elementary
  • Tulip Creative Kids – Parent Group
  • Creative Stars – Parent Group
  • Eaton Star – Eaton Elementary School
  • R(our) PALS – Meyerholz
  • Smart Dolphins – Fairwood Explorer School
  • Team Tron — Regnart Elementary
  • Seven Stingray Girls – Stevenson Elementary School
  • Team Bunnies – Fairwood Explorer School
  • The Itsy Bitsy Dragons – Country Lane Elementary School
  • The Awesome Avatar Fire Dragon Mind Masters – Stevenson Elementary
  • The Crazy Hurricanes – Country Lane Elementary School
  • Blue Wagon – Baker Elementary School
  • Imagine Yourself – Stevenson Elementary
  • FREEZING ICE BUGS – Murdock-Portal Elementary
  • 7 Wonders – Murdock-Portal Elementary
  • Rainbow Superhero Ladybugs – Eaton Elementary School
  • Linosauros – L. P. Collins Elementary School
  • Cougars Rock – L. P. Collins Elementary School
  • Star Lava – Fairwood Explorer School
  • Team Friendship – Community
  • Cool Bug Club – L. P. Collins Elementary School

Teams emphasized as such are going on to the next level of competition.

A: Unidentified Moving Object

A: Unidentified Moving Object, Elementary Level

Rank Name Town Mbrshp# Total Central Equip Matls Sales Side Instant
Deduct Rw.Cen RwEqp RwMtls RwSP RwSide RwInst
1G Smarty Six, Regnart Elementary Cupertino 105-95759 400.00 240.00 91.68 80.00 60.00 60.00 100.00
0.00 231.68 73.34 70.00 48.17 48.50 58.60
2G 7 DI Champions, L.P.Collins Elementary School Cupertino 105-46149 336.60 226.46 100.00 68.57 50.04 53.83 56.31
0.00 218.61 80.00 60.00 40.17 43.51 33.00
3G The Golden Jaguars, Cupertino Young Scientists Club Cupertino 105-59974 326.60 236.64 90.00 80.00 58.44 50.71 39.25
0.00 228.44 72.00 70.00 46.92 40.99 23.00
4 TheTrojanHorse, Regnart 5th Grade Cupertino 105-31582 323.75 209.80 70.00 80.00 52.53 53.20 60.75
0.00 202.53 56.00 70.00 42.17 43.00 35.60
5 650@citizens.com, Bubb Elementary School Mountain View 105-32449 309.42 171.69 67.50 45.71 52.53 37.73 100.00
0.00 165.74 54.00 40.00 42.17 30.50 58.60
6 The People Who Don’t Know What Their Team Name Will be, Bubb Elementary School Mountain View 105-20863 253.41 137.89 94.18 11.43 27.50 29.51 86.01
0.00 133.11 75.34 10.00 22.08 23.85 50.40
7 Lighting Spirit, Baker Elementary School San Jose 105-77617 227.44 160.25 90.00 22.86 41.83 43.30 23.89
0.00 154.69 72.00 20.00 33.58 35.00 14.00
8 The Garage Band, Murdock Portal Elementary School Cupertino 105-70304 218.61 135.57 71.68 34.29 24.90 46.18 36.86
0.00 130.87 57.34 30.00 19.99 37.33 21.60
9 INCREDIBLE FUZZBALL FANATICS, MURDOCK PORTAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Cupertino 105-52350 182.72 103.46 61.68 0.00 38.19 40.01 39.25
0.00 99.87 49.34 0.00 30.66 32.34 23.00
10 The Thinkers, Nativity School Palo Alto 105-66556 173.70 111.38 79.18 0.00 28.34 27.85 34.47
0.00 107.52 63.34 0.00 22.75 22.51 20.20
11 NEEDTOC, Stevenson Elementary Mountain View 105-43918 146.87 95.13 44.18 11.43 36.22 38.77 12.97
0.00 91.83 35.34 10.00 29.08 31.34 7.60

A: Unidentified Moving Object, Middle Level

Rank Name Town Mbrshp# Total Central Equip Matls Sales Side Instant
Deduct Rw.Cen RwEqp RwMtls RwSP RwSide RwInst
1G Mastermind Monkeys, Lawson Middle School Cupertino 105-56650 388.79 240.00 77.24 66.67 60.00 58.09 90.70
0.00 203.91 63.34 50.00 43.83 35.49 54.60
2G Chocolate Teletubbies Wearing Purple Pants of Danger from Pizza Hut, Crittenden Middle School Mountain View 105-43911 372.22 225.31 75.61 80.00 35.82 46.91 100.00
0.00 191.43 62.00 60.00 26.17 28.66 60.20
3G I Can’t Pronounce This, Graham Middle School Mountain View 105-96641 340.43 221.96 100.00 40.00 48.58 60.00 58.47
0.00 188.58 82.00 30.00 35.49 36.66 35.20
4 Pirated, Peterson Middle School Sunnyvale 105-06553 293.21 166.34 77.24 13.33 50.76 53.45 73.42
0.00 141.33 63.34 10.00 37.08 32.66 44.20
5 Fuzzy Socks, Graham Middle School Mountain View 105-72508 271.37 164.86 82.93 13.33 43.81 41.73 64.78
0.00 140.07 68.00 10.00 32.00 25.50 39.00
6 Snow Leopards, Lawson Middle School Cupertino 105-74377 255.99 126.44 31.71 26.67 49.05 48.82 80.73
0.00 107.43 26.00 20.00 35.83 29.83 48.60
7 The Boltz (Warning: High Voltage), Lawson Middle School Cupertino 105-20057 171.11 96.12 70.73 0.00 10.94 21.83 53.16
0.00 81.67 58.00 0.00 7.99 13.34 32.00

B: Spinning a Tale

B: Spinning a Tale, Elementary Level

Rank Name Town Mbrshp# Total Central Side Instant
Deduct Rw.Cen RwSide RwInst
1G Portal Flaming Falcons, Murdock-Portal Elementary School Cupertino 105-61107 400.00 240.00 60.00 100.00
0.00 201.29 50.99 61.80
2G The Secret Hidden Treasure, Payne Elementary School San Jose 105-11795 323.07 197.80 54.72 70.55
0.00 165.90 46.50 43.60
3 Shockers, Harker 3rd Grade – I Cupertino 105-35170 285.26 189.78 47.26 48.22
0.00 159.17 40.16 29.80

B: Spinning a Tale, Middle Level

Rank Name Town Mbrshp# Total Central Side Instant
Deduct Rw.Cen RwSide RwInst
1G Purely Awesomes, Lawson Middle School Cupertino 105-13241 400.00 240.00 60.00 100.00
0.00 189.51 44.83 32.40

C: Triple Take Road Show

C: Triple Take Road Show, Elementary Level

Rank Name Town Mbrshp# Total Central Side Instant
Deduct Rw.Cen RwSide RwInst
1G The imaginative cool-yos, Eaton Elementary School Cupertino 105-32363 384.90 240.00 60.00 84.90
0.00 151.68 38.88 68.60
2G Seven girls a WEEK, Bubb Elementary School Mountain View 105-22079 363.69 216.06 51.10 96.53
0.00 136.55 33.11 78.00
3G Inventing Stars, Parent Group – Cupertino Cupertino 105-50235 357.85 205.89 51.96 100.00
0.00 130.12 33.67 80.80
4G KK- Kreative Kids, L.P.Collins Elementary School Cupertino 105-86808 335.93 207.78 46.47 81.68
0.00 131.32 30.11 66.00
5 If We’re Not Here, We Didn’t Make it Past Security, Bubb Elementary School Mountain View 105-67705 331.68 193.18 43.70 94.80
0.00 122.09 28.32 76.60
6 Golden Wizards, Blue Hills Elementary PTA Saratoga 105-40461 330.67 200.60 38.73 91.34
0.00 126.78 25.10 73.80
7 INVINCIBLE WINNERS, Lincoln – Rainbow Elementary School cupertino 105-44301 306.36 180.02 53.07 73.27
0.00 113.77 34.39 59.20
8 Cool Creators, Murdock-Portal Elementary School Cupertino 105-17272 292.23 173.01 52.64 66.58
0.00 109.34 34.11 53.80
9 Ouch, my marshmallow burned again, Bubb Elementary School Mountain View 105-39977 291.16 172.85 41.33 76.98
0.00 109.24 26.78 62.20
10 The Maniacs, Stevenson Elementary Mountain View 105-16207 287.60 172.47 36.17 78.96
0.00 109.00 23.44 63.80
11 The Green Roadrunners, Regnart Elementary PTA Cupertino 105-36028 280.69 148.39 36.51 95.79
0.00 93.78 23.66 77.40
12 ‘Nameless’, Stevenson Elementary Mountain View 105-15054 273.69 142.04 38.58 93.07
0.00 89.77 25.00 75.20
13 Stormy Raccoon Adventurers, San Lorenzo Elementary Mount Hermon 105-25984 209.06 120.27 21.96 66.83
0.00 76.01 14.23 54.00
14 D.I.E.T., Payne Elementary School San Jose 105-52761 204.11 89.30 29.66 85.15
0.00 56.44 19.22 68.80

C: Triple Take Road Show, Middle Level

Rank Name Town Mbrshp# Total Central Side Instant
Deduct Rw.Cen RwSide RwInst
1G Well, what about the pants?, Graham Middle School Mountain View 105-80246 399.16 240.00 60.00 99.16
0.00 210.89 54.99 70.80
2G Go Green!, Crittenden Middle School Mountain View 105-04616 336.42 190.69 52.73 93.00
0.00 167.56 48.33 66.40
3G Smartie Partie, Moreland Middle School San Jose 105-51563 330.94 217.61 51.15 62.18
0.00 191.22 46.88 44.40
4 DInamight, Lawson Middle School Cupertino 105-70540 328.33 174.75 53.58 100.00
0.00 153.55 49.11 71.40
5 We Forgot, Graham Middle School Mountain View 105-69580 325.35 193.72 46.20 85.43
0.00 170.22 42.34 61.00
6 Veni Vidi Vici, DiKids Sunnyvale 105-76565 308.87 168.30 53.46 87.11
0.00 147.89 49.00 62.20
7 Epic Rainbow Bagels, San Lorenzo Valley Middle School Felton 105-78942 295.80 214.30 51.53 29.97
0.00 188.31 47.23 21.40

D: Mythology Mission

D: Mythology Mission, Elementary Level

Rank Name Town Mbrshp# Total Central Instant
Deduct Rw.Cen RwInst
1G The Blue Thunder, Eaton Elementary School Cupertino 105-66316 345.56 300.00 45.56
0.00 214.77 39.00
2G Unicorns Gone Bad, Country Lane Elementary School San Jose 105-81555 332.43 232.43 100.00
0.00 166.40 85.60
3G Fireballz, Murdock-Portal Elementary School Cupertino 105-18344 292.28 242.51 49.77
0.00 173.61 42.60
4 ImagiNation Train, Fairwood Elementary School Felton 105-65453 279.32 195.91 83.41
0.00 140.25 71.40
5 The Bunch of Stuff, San Lorenzo Valley Elementary Ben Lomond 105-61214 273.10 199.97 73.13
0.00 143.16 62.60
6 Ask Us The Super Stars, Garden Gate Elementary School cupertino 105-87204 252.41 179.51 72.90
0.00 128.51 62.40
7 Dangerous Dragons, Country Lane Elementary School San Jose 105-88178 241.45 166.22 75.23
0.00 119.00 64.40
8T Vitamin D.I., Payne Elementary School San Jose 105-68995 234.24 163.68 70.56
0.00 117.18 60.40
8T Six Wizards, Baker Elementary School San Jose 105-27011 234.22 169.73 64.49
0.00 121.51 55.20
9 Sept Helios, Anderson Elementary School San Jose 105-19673 211.95 167.09 44.86
0.00 119.62 38.40
10 Panther Sharks, Payne Elementary School San Jose 105-51521 157.12 91.93 65.19
0.00 65.81 55.80

D: Mythology Mission, Middle Level

Rank Name Town Mbrshp# Total Central Instant
Deduct Rw.Cen RwInst
1G DIPT in Chocolate, Graham Middle School Mountain View 105-25840 399.66 299.66 100.00
0.00 232.29 78.80
2G The Flying MacJacks, Moreland Middle School San Jose 105-18061 352.28 300.00 52.28
0.00 232.55 41.20
3 1 – Oh! – 6, Crittenden Middle School Mountain View 105-11627 277.46 238.88 38.58
0.00 185.17 30.40
4 The Only Exception, Crittenden Middle School Mountain View 105-25626 190.77 158.03 32.74
0.00 122.50 25.80
5 The Flying Unicorns Without Horn, Crittenden Middle School Mountain View 105-94992 184.83 147.77 37.06
0.00 114.55 29.20
6 the ladies plus two, Cabrillo Middle School Santa Clara 105-47749 97.31 83.35 13.96
0.00 64.61 11.00

E: Verses! Foiled Again!

E: Verses! Foiled Again!, Elementary Level

Rank Name Town Mbrshp# Total Central   WHR OWH Side Instant
Deduct RwCen Tot2+3 RwWHR StrWt RwSide RwInst
1G Double-0-5, Eaton Elementary School Cupertino 105-22564 367.94 240.00   138.95 370.00 41.42 86.52
0.00 205.63 66.68 15.88 23.30 31.67 77.00
2G DI Homework Machine, Murdock-Portal Elementary School Cupertino 105-24463 352.85 224.99   140.00 320.00 50.56 77.30
0.00 192.77 52.77 16.00 20.00 38.66 68.80
3G Extra Terresterial Species MADC, Silicon Valley Schools Saratoga 105-43391 273.77 120.74   39.38 95.00 60.00 93.03
0.00 103.45 64.07 4.50 21.10 45.88 82.80
4G Seven VFA Dragons, Eaton Elementary School Cupertino 105-84374 262.78 131.42   48.83 135.00 44.62 86.74
0.00 112.60 63.77 5.58 24.20 34.12 77.20
5 The Awesomely Awesome People, Blue Hills Elementary School Saratoga 105-40753 259.61 124.81   49.18 100.00 51.43 83.37
0.00 106.94 57.76 5.62 17.80 39.33 74.20
6 Brainiacs – Foiled Again!, L.P.Collins Elementary School Cupertino 105-10237 253.68 148.57   58.89 165.00 47.81 57.30
0.00 127.29 68.40 6.73 24.50 36.56 51.00
7 Never Mind, L.P.Collins Elementary School Cupertino 105-07406 239.96 99.69   38.85 110.00 40.27 100.00
0.00 85.41 46.56 4.44 24.80 30.79 89.00
8 Awesome Gagikaz, Payne Elementary School San Jose 105-14285 211.40 164.53   90.30 255.00 29.79 17.08
0.00 140.97 50.67 10.32 24.70 22.78 15.20
9 Awesomest Lollipops, Stevenson Elementary Mountain View 105-72234 203.87 92.24   31.24 40.00 42.87 68.76
0.00 79.03 47.79 3.57 11.20 32.78 61.20
10 Rainbow Stars, Country Lane School San Jose 105-12695 194.36 85.06   15.05 40.00 55.37 53.93
0.00 72.88 57.83 1.72 23.20 42.34 48.00
11 The Arcki Tech, Eaton Elementary School Cupertino 105-76515 172.78 64.12   0.00 0.00 49.11 59.55
0.00 54.94 54.94 0.00 24.60 37.55 53.00
12 The Shadow Hawks, Lincoln Elementary Cupertino 105-61294 169.45 70.26   10.76 30.00 35.15 64.04
0.00 60.20 49.44 1.23 24.30 26.88 57.00
13 Fantastic Six, Eaton Elementary School Cupertino 105-95058 167.73 96.92   29.75 85.00 33.28 37.53
0.00 83.04 53.29 3.40 25.00 25.45 33.40
14 The DI’s Wild Demo Goddesses, Eaton Elementary School Cupertino 105-27810 146.96 67.92   8.75 24.00 28.93 50.11
0.00 58.19 49.44 1.00 24.00 22.12 44.60
15 EgyptianKings, Harker 3rd Grade – II Cupertino 105-88541 127.38 59.01   0.00 0.00 41.85 26.52
0.00 50.56 50.56 0.00 170.70 32.00 23.60
16 Yellow Turtles, Payne Elementary School San Jose 105-46992 126.29 39.64   0.00 0.00 36.76 49.89
0.00 33.96 33.96 0.00 59.40 28.11 44.40

E: Verses! Foiled Again!, Middle Level

Rank Name Town Mbrshp# Total Central   WHR OWH Side Instant
Deduct RwCen Tot2+3 RwWHR StrWt RwSide RwInst
1G Green Eggs and Ham, Crittenden Middle School Mountain View 105-91760 351.17 240.00   140.00 370.00 38.28 72.89
0.00 186.39 46.39 18.50 20.00 33.11 50.00
2G Hello, My Name Is…, Crittenden Middle School Mountain View 105-83624 314.09 173.62   68.11 180.00 60.00 80.47
0.00 134.84 66.73 9.00 20.00 51.90 55.20
3G Puffy Olympians, Moreland Middle School San Jose 105-07953 227.63 104.89   20.51 45.00 41.11 81.63
0.00 81.46 60.95 2.71 16.60 35.56 56.00
4T Gummi Bears, Graham Middle School Mountain View 105-55683 215.62 87.49   7.34 17.50 43.29 84.84
0.00 67.95 60.61 0.97 18.10 37.45 58.20
4T Ships Ahoy, Lawson Middle School Cupertino 105-40096 214.73 78.13   34.96 85.00 36.60 100.00
0.00 60.68 25.72 4.62 18.40 31.66 68.60
5 [insert team name here], Cabrillo Middle School Santa Clara 105-17358 186.05 95.68   31.03 77.50 34.68 55.69
0.00 74.31 43.28 4.10 18.90 30.00 38.20
6 Team ESSPN, Moreland Middle School San Jose 105-67184 184.63 71.97   9.61 25.00 41.23 71.43
0.00 55.89 46.28 1.27 19.70 35.66 49.00

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