DALLAS - Several Coastal Bend students participated in the Destination Imagination State Tournament in Dallas on Saturday.

Schools from Alice, Calallen, Freer and San Diego traveled to Dallas for the competition with one team advancing to Globals in Knoxville, Tennesse on May 23 through 25th.

The Maroon Dragons placed fourth place in Challenge A: Maze Craze in the elementary level.

DI is a problem-solving organization where students, from all over the world, to show off their creativity and talent. Students must make and design their own scripts, props and costumes without adult interference.

Students use boxes, fabric, duct tape and paint, for example, to make their props and costumes.Students pick a theme approved by DI instructors. DI is more than students having fun. They must use their math, science and critical thinking skills to solve problems.