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Grayslake Students to Compete in Regional Destination Imagination Tournament Saturday

Area elementary and middle school students will compete in the Far North Regional Tournament of Destination Imagination in Libertyville Saturday.

More than 40 Grayslake students will put their problem-solving skills to the test Saturday, March 2 at the Far North Regional Tournament of Destination Imagination, a non-profit organization that fosters creativity and teamwork in the areas of science, technology engineering, math, the arts and service learning.

This year, FedEx Ground employees will join District 46 staff and parents as volunteers.

The regional tournament will be held from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Highland Middle School at 310 W. Rockland Rd., in Libertyville. Parking will be limited.

Click here to view the full event schedule for all participating teams.

Awards will be held at Libertyville High School at 708 W. Park Ave.

At last year's regional tournament, a in the Structural Challenge category.

Following local tournaments, the top-scoring teams advance to the state finals at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb. The top level of the tournament is the Global Finals.

Destination Imagination, Inc. was incorporated in 1999. About 125,000 students participate each year, supported by 38,000 volunteers.

Get updates on the Destination Imagination Illinois Facebook page.

Related:

FedEx Ground Managers Join D46 Parents & Staff in Support of Student Enrichment

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Jill Alfrejd February 28, 2013 at 05:49 PM
Good luck to all D46 teams!

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