Spontaneous Workshop Has Been Postponed to 25JAN20!

Fairfax County has cancelled school activities for this Saturday. 

Therefore, the Spontaneous Workshop will be held on 25 January at Liberty Middle School in Centreville, VA.  Partial teams are welcome to participate in this workshop should your whole team not be available.  Due to our costs to Fairfax County for school use, we cannot issue any refunds. 

Spontaneous Workshop – 18 Jan 2020

This Spontaneous Workshop is conducted in a “tournament like” environment – it is NOT a competition!

Each Team performs two spontaneous problems and watches another team perform two problems. All team members plus coaches (limit 2) can participate. Partial teams and substitute coaches are welcome to participate if necessary. Each team must provide a volunteer to help us make the workshop a success.  Coaches are encouraged to be the team volunteer.

This is open to Division I, II, and III teams only.   Sorry – No Primary teams at this time.

This event is SOLD OUT! 

Tournament Registration is Open!

Click below to register for the 2019-2020 Region 12 Odyssey of the Mind tournament.  You will need to have your CCI membership information to create a team registration online.  Team registration will close on 19 January 2020.
Please do not using AOL email addresses, as they block our registration emails sent to you!

Click here to register a team

Coordinators can check team and judge registration status using this registration status link.

Judges Registration Is Open!

Tournament judge registration is now Open.  We will be holding Judges Training on 29 February, 2020 at Franklin Middle School, Chantilly. 

Click here for information on the specific judging roles.   If you need to reach our Judge  Coordinator, you can reach him at judges@novasouth.org

Click here to register a judge

Order your 2019-2020 T-shirt!

Pre-Order your Regional T-Shirt or Odyssey Souvenirs and Save!

Orders must be picked up on either:  Saturday 29 February 10AM to 1PM at Franklin MS during Judges Training or Saturday 14 March 2020 at tournament concessions!

Click here for online store

Online store closes on Tuesday 7 February! 

Balsa “Crush-a-thon” – 1 Feb 2020

The “Balsa Crush-a-thon” is for balsa teams who want to test their structure prior to the tournament.
1.  Teams can actually crush their structure(s) if you don’t have a crusher apparatus and weights.
2.  Become familiar with the equipment before the tournament.
3.  This is a FREE event open to any Odyssey balsa team.

Click here for more information

Coaches Q&A and Tournament Prep – 1 Feb 2020

Coaches, if you have any problem specific questions (NOT solution related questions) you’d like to ask our Problem Captains come to Coaches Q&A and Tournament Prep session.  This event is for coaches only.  Please, NO team members!

Click here for more information.

Scholarship Opportunities

Interested in educational scholarships or grants from COU or VOICES? Check-out the information under the  “NEWS” tab above.

What is Odyssey of the Mind?

New to Odyssey of the Mind, click here to watch 2018-2019 closing ceremony montage video on Youtube.  Odyssey of the Mind is meeting STEM and Common Core, and 21st Century Skills through Creative Problem Solving.  If your interested in starting the Odyssey of the Mind program at your school, Click here to access a wealth of information or contact our School Coordinator Liaison.

Choose Odyssey of the Mind!

Do you know of someone participating in Destination Imagination?  If so, they might want to check out Odyssey of the Mind!  Visit Odyssey of the Mind website.  Check out this summary of Odyssey of the Mind versus Destination Imagination

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