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Wisconsin Destination Imagination
Affiliate Tournament

 

Destination Imagination (DI) is a non-profit, volunteer-led, cause-driven organization whose purpose is to inspire and equip students to become the next generation of innovators and leaders. Annually, they offer seven new standards-based challenges in STEM, improv, visual arts, service learning, and early learning. Each challenge enables student teams to learn and experience the creative process from imagination to innovation. 

Saturday, April 16, 2016

 
Destination Imagination Website: http://www.wisconsindi.org/

Event Program

Visitor Information

Get directions to UW-Stevens Point by entering your departure point into our interactive map. Use our UW-Stevens Point campus map to find your way around our facilities. Consult our special needs map if you need information on accessible parking, wheelchair access or elevators.

Parking Information

Parking near the Health Enhancement Center will be limited this year with Fourth Avenue blocked off from Isadore Street to Reserve Street allowing for a pedestrian mall in front of the Health Enhancement Center.  Parking information will be updated by Mid-March. 

Check back for complete parking information regarding where to park and unload materials per challenge.  Trailers are not to block garage door or door entrances with trailers or park on the grass.  Trailers: park in Lots X or Q. 

Tournament Day Reminders from UW-Stevens Point

UW-Stevens Point would like to keep your family, spectators, and event staff safe while on campus. As visitors, we ask that you protect university equipment, assets, and property while here. Challenge Masters will run each challenge site.  Challenge masters will do what they can to make sure you and university property are safe. A few reminders about university property will be posted here by mid-March. Thank you!

Explore Campus

Get Connected!

The guest wireless network is available in all academic and administrative buildings at UW-Stevens Point! This is an open, unsecured network that provides limited access to UWSP resources.  To gain access to the guest wireless network, connect your device to the network SSID called "UWSP_Unsecure_Guest", open your web browser, and register by entering a valid email address. 
 

Dining on Campus

Tentative dining arrangements include:

Dreyfus University Center

The following locations will be open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.: Up in Flames, Deli, Spicy Meatball, Buen Provencho, and the Sizzling Wok.  The Homegrown Café will be open from 7 a.m. - 4 p.m. 

Debot Dining Center

Enjoy continental breakfast, brunch or dinner.  Purchase a dining ticket in Upper Debot. Adult (A) is age 13 and up.  Youth (Y) is 12 and under. Tickets are: $6.63 (A) and $5.69 (Y) plus tax for continental breakfast (8:30 a.m. - 10 a.m.); $7.58 (A) or $6.63 (Y) plus tax for lunch (10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.), and $8.53 (A) and $7.58 (Y) plus tax for dinner (4 p.m. - 6 p.m.). Visit Debot Dining Center

Delta Phi Epsilon 

UW-Stevens Point student organization kiosk in the Health Enhancement Center across from the Multi-Activity Center (MAC).  

Boy Scout Troop 298

St. Stanislaus Kostka Parish Basement on Reserve Street between High and Stanley Streets
  
Your support of the UW-Stevens Point student organization and the Boy Scout Troop 298 for their fundraising efforts, is appreciated.  All of the above are voucher locations for event volunteers.

Attractions on Campus 

UW-Stevens Piont is excited to offer some new attractions to tournament visitors in 2016!  Please check back regularly to see what we've added as your event host! 

Visit the Creativity Expo

Want a fun team break from the tournament or have extra kiddos along who need some an activity?

Want a fun team break from the tournament or have extra kiddos who need something fun to do? Take a peek in 
the Quandt Gym and get your kids invovled in some creative hands-on activities! The Creativity Expo has a variety of regional organizations and university groups with hands-on exhibits and activities for all ages. Opportunities to learn, have fun, and engage in science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM), problem-solving, creativity, and performance are all here!  There’s a special place for everyone at the Creativity Expo...even for parents!
 
Where/When: Health Enhancement Center, Quandt Gym from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. 
The Quandt Gym will be entirely closed to the public from 3-4:30 p.m. to prepare for the award ceremony.

Watch a Show in the Planetarium!

Showing: “TBD”  
Description:  
Show times: 10 a.m., Noon, 1 p.m., 2:30 p.m., and 3:30 p.m.
Location: The planetarium is located on the second floor of the Science Building directly above the east main entrance.

Shop the University Store

The University Store is located in the Dreyfus University Center on Reserve Street and is open from 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Visit Schmeeckle Reserve

Take a walk through the 280 acre natural area conservancy area with 5 miles of trails and boardwalks, a 24-acre lake, and a large diversity of habitats that support numerous wildlife species. Schmeeckle (shmeek-lee) Reserve is managed to protect and restore natural communities of central Wisconsin, serve as an outdoor classroom for learning, and provide outdoor recreation opportunities.  Open to the public.  Explore the Visitor Center and Shop, and tour the Wisconsin Conservation Hall of Fame gallery and exhibits to learn about the history of conservation in Wisconsin.  The Visitor Center hours are 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.   

Visit the Museums and Art Galleries at UW-Stevens Point

• The Natural History Museum.  Museum Hours: 9 a.m. - 9 p.m., Gift Shop store hours: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
• The Carlsten Art Gallery: Exhibiting "Ampersand" by Jillian Noble. Gallery Hours: 1- 4 p.m.
• Dorothy & Jacque Vallier Early American Pressed Glass Goblet Collection, 2nd Floor of the Noel Fine Arts Center  

Danstage

Faculty premieres and guest choreography. Share in UWSP’s accomplished dancers’ versatility and artistry as they perform inspiring new work by faculty choreographers Michael Estanich, Jeannie Hill, Joan Karlen, and a renowned guest choreographer premiere.
Where: Noel Fine Arts Center Studio Theatre, UW-Stevens Point
When: April 14-16, 7:30 p.m. performance time
 
Tickets for Danstage are available at the University Information and Tickets desk in the Dreyfus University Center, or the Noel Fine Arts Center Box Office.  Ticket prices are $21 (Adult), $20 (Senior) and $16 (Youth).   

Fun off campus   

KASH Playground: http://kashplayground.org/index.htm
Stevens Point Area Children's Museum: http://www.cwchildrensmuseum.org/  
YMCA Adventure Alley and Family Prime Time (For members only or for a fee): http://www.spymca.org/  
Rogers Cinema: http://www.rogerscinema.com/   

Turn on the radio to the world’s largest trivia contest!    

It's Trivia 47 (April 2016), the world's largest trivia contest and it’s only on 90 FM! This 72 hour long trivia contest begins Friday, April 15 and ends Sunday night, April 17. Tune in for 72 hours of music, unusual questions, and a lot of fun.  Check out who’s playing in town by searching for team signage in front of homes and local establishments! How well do YOU know your media? Visit: http://www.90fmtrivia.org/  

Contact   

Questions about the UW-Stevens Point facilities, dining and other logistics related to the event can be sent to:  
Samantha Pech, Outreach Specialist, Continuing Education and Outreach, UW-Stevens Point at spech@uwsp.edu.   
 
The Wisconsin Destination Imagination Affiliate State Tournament is sponsored by Continuing Education and Outreach, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.