Information for the 2017 event will be updated regularly, please check back.
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.
Fourth Avenue will be a pedestrian mall blocked off from Isadore Street to just before Berg Gym. Only tournament officials, expo and tournament setup vendors, crews and exhibitors with parking passes and the STEM Shuttle will have driving access on Fourth Avenue.
To accommodate the limited street access, there are three loading zones for the Health Enhancement Center: Lots F-W, F-E and in front of Berg Gym.
Parking attendants will be located at all loading zones near the Dreyfus University Center, the Health Enhancement Center and the Noel Fine Arts Center.
Loading and Unloading Zones per Challenge
All loading vehicles must load/unload within 20 minutes. FLASHERS MUST REMAIN ON.
Campus maps will be provided for tournament participants closer to the event.
Dreyfus University Center: CHALLENGES TBD
Collins Classroom Center: INSTANT CHALLENGE
Health Enhancement Center: CHALLENGES TBD
Parking Lot F-E (in back of Berg Gym) and on Fourth Avenue (in front of Berg Gym)
NO PARKING IN LOT F-E without parking pass
Lot F-W, Lot F-E (in back of MAC)
Noel Fine Arts Center: CHALLENGES TBD
No parking on the grass or in handicap stalls. Trailers may not block door or garage door entrances. Loading zones are for 20 minutes only. Attendants will monitor traffic flow.
Trailers: park in Lots Q.
No parking in Lot F-E and the College of Professional Studies (CPS) Parking Lots without pass. These two lots are reserved for 40 cars for DI Tournament Officials, setup crews and vendors parking. Parking passes are required for Lots F-E and CPS. Fourth Avenue will have no access to CPS lot.
Facility Reminders from UW-Stevens Point
UW-Stevens Point would like to keep you, your family, spectators, and event staff safe while visiting our university. As visitors, we ask that you protect university equipment, assets, and property, and to not include materials in your challenges deemed hazardous, flammable, or difficult to clean, and to take care of our property while visiting.
Challenge Masters will run each challenge site, but as visitors, please be aware of the Tournament Expectations prior to visiting campus. The expectations include what can and can occur in each location, information about blocking entrances, hazardous materials, and exterior art pieces and playgrounds. Thank you for being aware of this information.
Dining on Campus
Dreyfus University Center Venues*
All second floor food court venues are open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The Homegrown Café
on the first floor will be open from 7 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Debot Dining Center*
Debot Dining Center.
Enjoy buffet-style continental breakfast, brunch or dinner. Purchase dining tickets in Upper Debot and prices are for Adult (A) is age 13 and up. Youth (Y) is 12 and under.
Dining ticket prices:
Continental breakfast: $6.63 (A) and $5.69 (Y) plus tax (8:30 a.m. - 10 a.m.)
Brunch: $7.58 (A) or $6.63 (Y) plus tax (10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.)
Dinner: $8.53 (A) and $7.58 (Y) plus tax (4 p.m. - 6 p.m.).
Delta Phi Epsilon Sorority, UW-Stevens Point*
This student organization's fundraiser kiosk will be located across from the Multi-Activity Center (MAC), in the Health Enhancement Center.
Boy Scout Troop 298*
The troop's fundraiser will be located on Reserve St. in St. Stanislaus Kostka Parish basement. Follow the signs.
Aber Suzuki Center Foundation
The organization's fundraiser will be located in the Courtyard of the Noel Fine Arts Center.
*Vendors accepting WIDI volunteer lunch vouchers.
Attractions on Campus
UW-Stevens Point is excited to offer new attractions to WIDI visitors in addition to the Creativity Expo!
Visit the 2017 Creativity Expo!
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 involved 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!
UW-Stevens Point 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!
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 3-4:45p.m. to flip the room to prepare for the Award Ceremony.
The 2016 Exhibitors were:
American Chemical Society
American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
Dance Marathon Children’s Miracle Network Fundraiser
Department of Mathematical Sciences, UW-Stevens Point
Dreamflight USA STEM Shuttle
Health Promotion and Wellness, UW-Stevens Point
Herpetology Society, UW-Stevens Point
KEVA Planks Free Building Zone
Museum of Natural History, UW-Stevens Point
Portage County Public Library
Saint Stanislaus Boy Scout Troop 298
Student Association of Nutrition and Dietetics (SAND), UW-Stevens Point
Wisconsin Center for Academically Talented Youth
Watch a Show in the Planetarium!
Showing: program is TBD
Approximate show times: 10 AM, Noon, 1 PM, 2:30 PM, and 3:30
Shop the University Store
The University Store
is located in the Dreyfus University Center on Reserve Street.
Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Visit Schmeeckle Reserve
Schmeeckle Reserve is a 280 acre natural area with 5 miles of trails and boardwalks, a 24-acre lake, and a large diversity of habitats that support numerous wildlife species. Schmeeckle
) Reserve is managed to protect and restore natural communities of central Wisconsin, serve as an outdoor classroom for learning, and provide outdoor recreation opportunities.
hours 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. The Visitor Center is located at 2419 Northpoint Drive across from Sentry World Golf Course. Trails are open dawn to dusk. Pick up a trail map
at the visitor center or at trail entrances.
TBD: Guided Schmeeckle Reserve Tour: Take a guided tour and hear what happens at Schmeeckle each year! The tour is 45 minutes. Dress for the weather. Program begins at: TBD
Take a Hike...on the Green Circle Trail!
The Green Circle Trail is a natural hiking and biking trail that loops around the Stevens Point area. About 1.4 miles of the Green Circle meanders through the northern part of Schmeeckle Reserve, with easy access to the rest of the trails. Stop by the Schmeeckle Visitor Center for free parking, information and maps, and Green Circle Trail souvenirs. Green Circle Trail Map
Tour UW-STEVENS POINT!
Thinking about college? A visit to campus plays can play an important part in your decision. Come and see what UW-Stevens Point has to offer with a guided tour from our Admissions tour guides!
Tours are scheduled: 10AM, 1PM and 3PM. (TBD)
Meet in the Dreyfus University Center by the Information Desk (Floor 1).
Visit the Museums and Art Galleries at UW-Stevens Point
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 7 - 9, and 13 - 15, performance time TBD
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 from 2016 were: $21 (Adult), $20 (Senior) and $16 (Youth).
Fun off campus
Contact for UW-Stevens Point
For questions related to the UW-Stevens Point facilities, dining and parking information, information on how to participate in the Creativity Expo can be sent to:
Samantha Pech, Outreach Specialist, Continuing Education and Outreach, UW-Stevens Point at firstname.lastname@example.org
Contacts for Wisconsin Destination Imagination
Questions related specifically to the Affiliate Tournament and it's rules and guidelines should be directed to Jean Fugate: Affiliate Tournament Director at: email@example.com
Upcoming Tournament Dates
April 8, 2017
The Wisconsin Destination Imagination Affiliate State Tournament is sponsored by Continuing Education and Outreach, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.