Destination Imagination (Or Complete Stress And Anxiety)

Hello there and welcome back to another post this one is about DI.  What is DI? Di stands or destination imagination. What is that? It is a competitive tournament in which teams from around world for more info click this link: DI.this year though DI is a little different due to COVID-19 its online and video submission so the challenge and when I talk about instant challenge is for this year and not original DI.  Something else worth mentioning was the interference contract (ohhhh) so this contract was signed by us (group members) our parents and the teachers. So what this contract means is our parents and teachers won’t interfere with our work meaning they won’t tell us what to do or do anything for us. We also had a budget of 100 dollars US thats roughly 125 dollars CAD. 

So our team name was Jocelyn and the 4 and our challenge was “In Theory”. We were the scientific group meaning we had to bend or break a scientific law using a technical method meaning you use something like pistons or magnets or hydraulics systems. Or something else. So my team members were Santiago,Jocelyn,Brooke,Nolan.  We decided to break the law of buoyancy or Archimedes Principle.  learn more about it :here. So our requirements were we had to have one expert who knows everything about the law Nolan played this person as Jake(the main character). Next we had to have a witness someone who witnesses the law being broken the witness was Mr.Gonzales the CEO  of the fictional company we created called Core-tech he was played by Santiago. We added two of jakes friends Carter and Jocelyn they played supporting roles as Jakes roommates/friends.  And last but not least we had Brooke play the Mom of Jake and the Karen receptionist. 

So what did I learn. I learned the value of teamwork hearing other peoples ideas and adapting improvising and overcoming.  I showed this through the course of DI. Helping my group members and doing what was assigned to me an example of this is when I was tasked with writing the script with Brooke and Jocelyn. It’s was fun we messed around a bit but in the end we got it done each of us had different ideas on what to do like on of our ideas was to use magnets in our story but we didn’t instead used something else. and if your wondering why I’m not telling you what it is that’s because I can’t DI is still happening in some places so I can’t talk about it to much otherwise it might influence other groups doing the same challenge and thats not allowed. 

Another thing about DI is the instant challenge so the instant challenge is a challenge that we found out about 72 hours in advance then we see if its a technical challenge or a story challenge or both. What I mean by that is the performance challenge is all acting no props or special effects just our bodies. The technical one is you get to pick from a set amount of materials and build something out of. And the combination one is you get props and tell a story.  For this year of instant challenge we had to do it on a zoom call that was being recorded were all in different areas of the school so it’s pretty hard to do this as a performance challenge which is the one we got. 

So for now I can’t show you our team challenge video but I can show you a blooper reel 

 

One last thing we had to do was create a team sign here its is.

 

 

 

So thats all for now don’t forget that PLP=blog and DI +end of DI =Blog post equals Carter=blog goodbye

 

UPDATE: so DI is over and here is the main challenge video

 

 

 

 

And also if you have any questions here is a Q&A video

 

 

 

 

So yes that was are video its great also quick brag our team placed 2nd in all on Canada so epic anyways yeah

PLP=blog and DI +end of DI =Blog post equals Carter=blog goodbye.

 

P.S  go check out my group members blogs : Jocelyn ,Brooke,Nolan ,Santiago

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