GUIDE TO TVNC TRAINING

2022-2023 All Virtual Training

Get your Quick Start training Guide HERE.

New this year! Team Managers should take the Destination Imagination Online Training supplemented with virtual Q/A Drop-Ins.

TVNC provides a variety of training resources for Team Managers (TMs) in order to make training accessible. Methods of delivery are:

  • DI, Inc. Online Training – recorded, interactive training that addresses many topics. Team managers who register on the DI, Inc. website at www.destinationimagination.org after receiving a team number will receive an invitation to use this training facility. The platform is Adobe Captiva.

    • Comprehensive list of courses offered by DI HERE.​

  • Drop-Ins – regular, short, virtual, optional Q/A sessions where team managers can ask questions of our experts! Check the Calendar for dates.

  • Virtual Training – some trainings will be covered in webinar format (via Zoom), which will be recorded and posted for viewing at a later date - see next section.. 

  • YouTube Videos – short presentations about specific topics. See below. 

*** Click here for the 2022-2023 Challenge Walkthru Drop-In recordings on our YouTube channel. ***

2022-2023 TVNC-Specific Training (Zoom/Virtual)

Check the CALENDAR for dates/times/links

(This training will be recorded/posted here)

Early Learning (Rising Stars) Training, K-2nd grade (Oct 21, 7pm, Virtual/Zoom)

  • 2nd Hour: For All Rising Stars TMs (link to video)

    • Comprehensive understanding of this year’s challenge.

    • Strategies for managing younger kids

    • How to have a successful, fun experience getting to the tournament with a solution of which the team is proud.

Tournament Prep Training (Feb 2, 7pm, Virtual/Zoom)

  • Early Learning / Rising Stars Level

    • Length: 1 hour

    • Topics Covered:

      • Walk through the day including everything from preparing and practicing to performing and celebrating.

      • Includes check-in instructions, unloading and entering, and where everything is.

      • Audience information

      • Review of the challenge.

      • Review of the Event Map.

      • Schedules will be posted.

  • Competitive Level – 1st Year TMs

    • Length: 2 hours

    • Topics Covered:

      • Everything in the above description except from the perspective of a competitive team.

      • No review of the challenge.

      • Forms completion

      • Explanation of scores and picking up your team’s scores

      • Awards explanation

      • Explanation of the appraiser questioning process

      • Review of interference as it relates to tournament day.

      • Appeals process.

      • Review event map

      • Learn about new procedures or details for tournament sites.

      • Revisit some rules and behavior expectations

      • Schedules will be posted.

  • Goals (all Tournament Prep Training)

    • Ensure that TMs are comfortable with how to navigate the tournament.

    • Ensure that each team has a smooth, problem-free experience at a great celebration of creativity!

Training Videos - produced in previous years

These videos can be found on our YouTube Channel!

General Skills Videos:

Check out more training available on our legacy YouTube Channel:

(NOTE: topics/page numbers will differ since this is older material)

Check out our Vimeo training videos including: