These student teams brought their creativity and collaboration skills. They surpassed over 100 Granite State problem solving teams at regional and state competitions. And before they compete in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) based Challenge at the world’s largest academic competition of its type, there was ice cream. So much ice cream they spoiled their dinner. And for today, that’s okay too.

Photos from this event are posted here.

These 8 top teams met for the first time on Friday night at Bow Memorial School before heading to Destination Imagination Global Finals, starting May 20 in Kansas City, MO. There they will compete with teams from nearly every state and around the world in their selected Challenge and age level.

Teams heading to Destination Imagination Global Finals come from Auburn, Bedford, Bow, Canaan, Derry, Hooksett, Jaffrey, and Meredith.

The annual tradition of “Spoil Your Dinner” brings together the qualifying teams from across the state, their parents and Team Managers to learn about what to expect at Global Finals, while team members learn more about the various activities offered outside of their competition and Instant Challenge times.

Destination Imagination Global Finals competition starts Saturday, May 20, 2023 and runs through the 23rd. The Welcome and Closing ceremonies will stream live from

Teams have spent the last several months researching, preparing, rehearsing and competing within their STEAM-based Challenge. The teams representing #TEAMNH in Kansas City this May stood out at regional and state competitions to qualify for a spot at Global Finals.