2023 NH Affiliate Tournament

NH-DI has decided to hold the tournament on Saturday as originally planned. Forecasts are for light rain or snow in the afternoon and evening, but temperatures will be above freezing in Bedford, and total accumulations should be an inch or less.

When: Saturday, March 25, 2023 (snow date March 26)
Where: Bedford High School, 47B Nashua Road, Bedford, NH (see map)
Tournament Directors: Terri Behm (terri.behm@nh-di.org)
Craig Richardson (craig.richardsonn@nh-di.org)

Tournament Day Events

7:00 AM Building opens for Appraisers and two-hour volunteers
7:15 AM Building opens for teams
8:15 AM Line up for the Banner Parade
8:30 AM Banner Parade and Opening Ceremony
9:30 AM Team presentations begin
9:30 AM Raffle Table and Gnome Zone Shop open
11:30 AM Gnome Zone Activities Room opens
1:00 PM Bakery Boogie opens
4:30 PM Regroup in the gym for end of day activities

Teams from all over New Hampshire will present their Team Challenge solutions at our state tournament. The highest scoring teams will advance to compete with hundreds of other teams from around the world at Destination Imagination Global Finals.

Latest News

Please check this page regularly for updates and important announcements. We’ll also post the tournament results and photos taken during the tournament here.

March 23

The two hour volunteer schedule is now available. You can ask any adult to report for work at your team’s assigned time. Tournaments run smoothly because of these volunteers, so please make sure your team’s volunteer reports on time! We’ve also posted an updated description of the volunteer jobs for you to share with your volunteer.

We also have an updated version of Housekeeping and Other Information with tournament day information for Team Managers and parents, including this year’s rules for advancement to Global Finals. Team Managers will want to read this and share it with the families of their team members.

We’re planning to post copies of the tournament map and the tournament schedule in key locations throughout the school. If you would like to have copies to carry around with you, you’ll want to download and print them ahead of time. There will only be a limited number of copies available at the tournament.

March 21

The preliminary tournament schedule is now available as both a PDF file and an Excel spreadsheet. Please check the times for your team right away, and email Craig and Terri if you have a question. Please note that this is a preliminary schedule that could change, and the only official schedule will be the one published on the day of the tournament.

Please consider donating to Destination Imagination’s One Team, One Month FUNdraising campaign, which will continue for the entire month of March. We can have FUN, and with your help, raise critical FUNds for an organization we love…DI!

March 13

The Affiliate Tournament Survival Guide is now available. Team Managers who have teams that have advanced to the NH Affiliate Tournament will want to read this!