33 teams with over 200 New Hampshire creative problem-solving students have earned the right to represent the state at Destination ImagiNation Global Finals going on right now at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville.

The teams have been amazing, as has been interacting with teams from all over North America and the world. Some Granite State teams are “buddy teams” to teams from Europe, South America or Asia. Meanwhile, all are having a great time.

Yesterday’s thunderstorms gave way to a beautiful 78 degree and sunny day Friday, with a warmer day on top for Saturday.

A big eve of events are scheduled, and the amazing closing ceremonies on Saturday night which will be aired on GlobalFinals.org at 7:30 PM EDT. Photos in this story are from Opening Ceremony.