Students performing a "mock" United Nations Meeting, at a tournament

Regions

The memberships of Illinois Destination Imagination present their solutions to Team Challenges at a Regional Tournament in one of four regions: Region 1, Region 2, Region 3, and Region 4.

Each membership must perform in the Regional Tournament they are assigned to in order to advance to the Affiliate Finals Tournament. Be aware that it is the membership’s mailing address in the counties or District, which determines this year’s assignment. If your school’s mailing address is located in the area south of Interstate 80 and the counties not listed above, or if the membership mailing address is located in the area north of Interstate 80 and the county or district is not listed above, please contact the Affiliate Directors for assignment. The prospective membership will be placed with one of the above Regions depending on its location. Each membership will be added to a Region using a case-by-case method, to ensure a more balanced number of teams presenting at each Regional Tournament.

  • Region 1  includes all of Lake and McHenry counties. Included are all Independent School Districts, private schools, parochial schools, home schools, neighborhood teams, and other organizations located within the boundaries of the above counties or designated sections.

 

  • Region 2  includes all DuPage, DeKalb, Kane, Kankakee, Kendall counties and in Cook County,  the City of Chicago, the southern and western Cook county communities located south and west of O’Hare airport. Included are all Independent School Districts, private schools, parochial schools, home schools, neighborhood teams, and other organizations located within the boundaries of the above counties or designated sections.

 

  • Region 3  currently includes the counties of McLean, Peoria, Tazewell, Ford, Champaign, Vermillion, and Warren and most areas that are located south of Interstate 80 that are not specifically covered by the three northern Regions. Included are all Independent School Districts, private schools, parochial schools, home schools, and other organizations located within the boundaries of the above counties and areas.

 

  • Region 4NEW – includes most of northern Cook County suburbs north and east of O’Hare and above the Chicago city limits. Included are all Independent School Districts, private schools, parochial schools, home schools, neighborhood teams, and other organizations located within the boundaries of the above counties or designated sections.

 

  • Other Counties Not Listed– Please contact the Affiliate Directors,  Diana Dignan or Jan Darnell,  to facilitate your placement into a Region.

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