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Lone Star Finals

April 3-4, 2020 | University of Texas at Arlington- Our tournament has been cancelled, due to the Cornoavirus. Please visit the below website for further details. 


All Destination Imagination teams advancing to the Lone Star Finals will register online at The advancing team manager will need to sign into their account to register. Online Registration will open 2/11/20.

Registration Prices - The price is $250.00 per team and $300.00 for Extreme Challenge, and $150.00 for Rising Star, if paid prior to March 17, 2020. Teams will not be able to compete without a paid registration on file or a school purchase order submitted. See payment instructions below.

Printing an Invoice: The Team Manager will log into their account at and open up their State Tournament Registration. Select Print Form button at the bottom of the teams’ State Tournament Registration. The form will print as an invoice. Please, allow 2-3 business days to process payment and plan accordingly. Please, see the important deadline section below for further details.

Several important items you need to know:

Helium and dry ice are permitted by UTA. However, they are not allowed at Global Finals. See the Rules of the Road in regard to weapons, helium, and dry ice. Information is in the Rules of the Road on page 23 under section 15

  • No lights will be turned off during performances
  • Safety is a priority. Police officers will be on site and will be checking for event passes to ensure the safety of our teams and supporters.
  • Only clear bags are allowed in the arena. 
  • The Doubletree Hotel is reserved for the Tournameent Officials and Appraisers. Teams will not be scored, if they stay at this reserved hotel. 

Click HERE to download the tournament schedule. (check back closer to the tournament)


Tuesday, March 17, 2020
  • Pre-Ordering Pins and T-shirts Online (School District Purchase Orders must be submitted via email by noon, see further details below)
  • Pre-Ordering Spectator’s Event Passes Online
  • Team Registration Payment Deadline (School District Purchase Orders must be submitted by noon, see further details below). Team must be registered and paid by this date in order to compete.

Team Mixer: Friday, April 3, 2020
6:00-9:00 p.m. University of Texas at Arlington- Maverick Center Building

On Site Check In: Friday, April 3, 2020: (No students allowed) University of Texas at Arlington- Maverick Center Building. Times will be assigned to each team manager. The team manager will be emailed an assigned on site check in time one week prior to the tournament. Teams will not be allowed to compete if the on-site registration is not completed. Friday night on-site registration only. Everyone must registered prior to Saturday.

Please, see below for a list and link to the Required Paperwork. All paperwork will need to be completed prior to arrival. We will not be able to supply copies. Please, find those online prior to arriving.

Appraisers' and Official's Hotel Only
*The below hotel is reserved for officials only. Teams will not be allowed to book their rooms at this hotel. Please, see your Winner's PowerPoint for further details.

Hotel Reserved for Appraisers Only
*Double Tree by Hilton Arlington DFW South- 1507 N Watson Road, Arlington, TX 76006

Team and Spectator’s Hotels 
We ask that you check and follow your school district’s travel policies and plans, if you are representing your school district. You may contact Arlington Convention & Visitors Bureau, if you need assistants booking multiple rooms for your school district. 

Nearby Hotels: 

Homewood Suites North Arlington
$129.00 per room, per night with Breakfast
Contact Dolly at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Hilton Garden Inn Entertainment District
$119.00 per room, per night.
Contact Chanell Taylor at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Hawthorne Suties
$119.00 per room, per night
Contact Peggy Kahler at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Award Ceremony - University of Texas at Arlington College Park Center


Using Your Smart Phone!

All proceeds from the auction will fund three DI Senior Scholarships for our students. Thank you in advance for supporting our students.

Auction phone number: 844-551-6771

  1. REGISTER as a bidder by texting 'Register' and your name (example text: register First Last)
  2. DOWNLOAD the AUCTRIA app from the App Store or Google Play Store
  3. TEXT 'web' to the auction phone number to get your access code in order to log into the app
  4. REVIEW the AUCTION RULES before your start bidding!

You will be notified by text message if you are outbid on the item.





Paying with a School Credit Card:

School districts will have the option to pay for the Team’s Registration using a school credit card. This will expedite the process. A school district will also have the option of paying for multiple teams. The link will become active on February 11, 2020 and will expire on March 17, 2020 at noon. Please, plan accordingly. to pay for multiple teams (School Districts Only).

Invoices and receipts should be printed through the online Team Registration system. The Team Manager will be able to provide this to the school districts’ business office, as well as the receipt, once payment is applied. See Printing Invoice instructions above.

Paying with a School Purchase Order or School District Check:

Vendor Info: Texas Destination Imagination or TXCPSO P.O. Box 8747, Greenville, TX 75404. Please, be sure your P.O. list the proper vendor and address. Late fees will apply. Teams will not be allowed to compete without payment or an official school purchase order on file. See deadlines details.

Submit: to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (no faxes, please) no later than noon on March 17, 2020.

Pre-Ordering Online Pin and T-shirt Deadline: Noon on March 17, 2020 (submit via email only). If you mail the form, please adhere to the deadline.

Team Registration Deadline: Noon on March 17, 2020.

Please, be sure to print and include the team’s Online Registration Form when submitting a School District’s Purchase Order. Late fees apply for outstanding Purchase Orders. Please, call our office at 903-408-4452 for details and have your team membership numbers and team information available when calling.



PayPal is linked to the Registration Form and Pin and T-shirt Form online (the link will appear when you are ready to check out). The Team Manager will have access to these forms online.
No personal checks accepted.

Team Registration Price: $250.00 per team paid prior to Tuesday, March 17, 2020..
Extreme Challenge Registration Price $300.00 per team paid prior to Tuesday, March 17, 2020.

Team Registration payment must be met in order for a team to compete.

Pre-ordering pins online must be paid by March 17, 2020. Unpaid orders will be deleted and not filled.


The Online Pre-Sale will open on February 11, 2020 and will close at midnight on Tuesday, March 17, 2020. No late orders will be accepted. No exceptions. You may purchase your Lone Star Finals t-shirts and Lone Star Finals' Pins at the on-site Dime Store, if you miss the Tuesday, March 17, 2020 deadline. Please see the TM's T-shirt and Pin Order Form for presale prices and images. Images can also, be found on the Lone Star Finals website (pages 73 and 74 LSF PDF presentation). 

On site pins and t-shirts items are sold on a first come, first serve basis. Shirts will be sold for $18-$22.00 depending on the size. Pins are $4.00 each. 

Credit cards and cash will be accepted on site. No personal checks allowed.


Pre-Ordering Spectator’s Wristbands
Spectators may pre-order and purchase passes prior to March 17, 2020 online. The option to pre-order can be found .  If you miss the deadline of Tuesday, March 17, 2020, you may purchase a wristband onsite. Purchasing a wristband at the tournament will be $15.00 each (ages 3 and under .01 online and free of charge onsite). 

 No one will be allowed in without a pass. A refund will not be issued for lost or misplaced passes.


Each team advancing to The 2020 Lone Star Finals will be required to furnish one volunteer for three hours of light tournament help. Each volunteer is to go to the link and complete the questionnaire. The volunteer will be scheduled as not to conflict with their team's performance. Vera Hayes, Volunteer Coordinator, will provide more information to your volunteer after the competition schedule is set. Those that volunteer for 8 hours on both days (16 hrs. total) will be issued an event pass and t-shirt. Full time volunteers must be approved prior to the tournament. All other volunteers will be required to purchase their pass. Volunteers will receive a TX DI Volunteer pin for volunteering. Thank you for your support!


Click Here for the Tournament Checklist Form (in addition to the 2020 Lone Star Finals requirements below). The below items are unquie to 2020 Lone Star Finals and will be required to compete.

Lone Star Finals Tournament Registration Receipt:
Log into your account at and print your registration, once payment has been applied. Please, allow 2 business days for a School District Purchase Order to be applied to your account. Your registration should be marked PAID. This is your receipt. Please print your receipt and bring it with you. This will be required for on-site registration and during the tournament. We will be stamping your printed copy of your Registration Receipt, once you have successfully completed on-site registration on Friday, April 3, 2020. See Required Paperwork Checklist.

Lone Star Finals Tournament Pre-Sale Order Receipt
Log into your account at and print of your order form, once payment has been applied. Please, allow 2 business days for a School District Purchase Order to be applied to your order. Your paid order will be waiting for you at on-site check in. Your receipt should be brought to the On-Site Team Check In. The order form should read PAID in order to pick up your items. Please note our office only sells 2020 Lone Star Finals items. Please see contact your region when enquiring about regional pins and t-shirts.

Media and Medical Release Forms:
Check the links below to ensure you have the proper forms for Media/Medical Release. They may be the same that you used for Regional tournament. Two copies of each form are required for each team member -- one to turn in and one to keep with you at the tournament.

Media Release Form

Medical Release Form

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Team Managers

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