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Seven teams qualify for Destination Imagination Global Finals

(04/12/2024) Eight teams representing Anoka-Hennepin Schools competed at the Destination Imagination state competition at Coon Rapids Middle School April 7. Seven teams advanced to the Global Finals which will be held May 22-25 in Kansas City, Mo.

Teams from around the state competed in various challenge topics consisting of science, fine arts, improvisation, engineering and community service. 

Over 150,000 students participate in Destination Imagination, and only the top one percent of teams qualify for the Global Finals. 

State competition results:

Engineering Challenge

Elementary level
Madison Elementary School, Space Launchers Crew, 3rd place
Rum River Elementary, Crazy Bubblefish, 1st place

Middle level
Oak View Middle School, The Ever Flaming Crystals, 2nd place

Improvisation Challenge

Elementary level
Rum River Elementary, Six Blazing Crystals, 5th place
Rum River Elementary, The Excellent Emerald Emus, 3rd place
Rum River Elementary, Ancient Dust Rats, 2nd place

Community Service Challenge

Middle level
Northdale Middle School, Struck by Creativity, 1st place

Fine Arts Challenge

Elementary level
Madison Elementary, Thee Candy Nerds, 2nd place