Here are some things that will help with understanding what Odyssey of the Mind is:
THE passive observer
As your childs' parent, you play a big part in how well your son or daughter does in OotM. But you can not help with their solution of the problem. This is considered Outside Assistants and the team can get pentalized for it.
Want to help out?
We invite you to be a part of Odyssey of the Mind. You can coach a team, Judge at regionals or Volunteer in many ways....Just don't be a team member! To volunteer click here
Please download and print the Parent Contract and give it to your childs coach. Parent-Contract
Odyssey of the Mind (OotM) is the largest worldwide creative problem-solving competition for children. The program begins anew with each school year, when six “problems” are delivered to the mailboxes of anxiously waiting, creatively juiced kids.
State and country association finals are held in March and April of each year, and the Odyssey of the Mind year culminates with World Finals, where the best of the best match wits, imaginations and personalities to become world champions.
Long Term Solution, Style, Spontaneous