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Wisconsin Destination Imagination Affiliate
State 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 18, 2015

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

Event Program

Click here for the complete event program for Saturday, April 18, 2015

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

Please click here 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. Please help our Challenge Masters by being aware of our university expectations with regard to protecting university equipment and property. Thank you!

Explore Campus

Get Connected!

The guest wireless network is available in all academic and administrative buildings. 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

 
 

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 

 

Visit the Creativity Expo

 
For a second year, Destination Imagination Inc. has organized an exhibitor hall where regional organizations and university groups will exhibit hands-on activities for our members to continue in the creative process!  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!
 
Where/when: Health Enhancement Center, Quandt Gym from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. 
The Quandt Gym will be closed from 3-4 p.m. to prepare for the award ceremony.
 

Watch a Show in the Planetarium!

 
Showing: “The Night Skies of Spring”  
Description:  As the seasons change, so does our view of the night sky.  This show takes an in-depth look at the stars, planets and constellations of the current night sky. 
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.   

Explore the Garden of Curiosities

Gain a new appreciation for the fort! Internationally acclaimed environmental artist, Patrick Doughtery, completed these site specific sculptures as visiting artist in the spring of 2013.  Created out of nearby saplings, the interwoven sticks form enchanting sculptures adults will be in awe over and kids will maniacally explore! Don’t just drive past them, go in them!  The installation exhibit is located on the edge of the Sundial on Portage Street by the Noel Fine Arts Center. 

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.
 
 
 

Festival of the Arts (Sunday, April 19)

One of the first art festivals of the season for Midwest artists, we maintain a reputation of quality, original and unique art works for sale, represented by 50 select artists.  Where/when: Noel Fine Arts Center, UW-Stevens Point 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. 
 

Danstage

Faculty premieres and guest choreography performance.  Share in UW-Steven Point’s accomplished dancers’ versatility and artistry as they perform inspiring new work by faculty choreographers Michael Estanich, Jeannie Hill, Joan Karlen, Scott Wirtz-Olsen and renowned Chicago choreographer Autumn Eckman.  Where/when: Noel Fine Arts Center Studio Theatre, UW-Stevens Point, 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 $19 (Adult), $18 (Senior) and $14 (Youth).  
 

For kids 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 46, the world's largest trivia contest and it’s only on 90 FM! This 72 hour long trivia contest begins Friday, April 17 and ends Sunday night, April 19. 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.