The Latest NCOM - Eastern Region News





2016-2017 Long-Term Problem Synopses




Coaches and Coordinators:

Two helpful documents are now available to help you in forming and managing teams.

Please take a look!

OotM Team Formation Common Considerations and Procedures
Administrative Timeline for OotM Coordinators and Coaches




Important Dates for Teams and Coaches

October 22, 2016 Coaches Training - Wake Tech Community College
November 5, 2016 Skills Fair - location TBA
December 17, 2016 Early Bird team registration deadline for regional tournament
January 21, 2017 Spontaneous Fair - location TBA
January 21, 2017 Final, "drop dead" team registration deadline for regional tournament
February 18, 2017 Judges Training & Primary Tournament - Wake Tech Community College
March 4, 2017 Eastern Region Div. I, II, III Tournament - Wake Tech Community College
April 1, 2017 NCOM State Tournament - NC A&T
May 24-27, 2017 World Finals - Michigan State University

Important Dates for NCOM-E Board Members

July 30, 2016 NCOM State Board Meeting - Winston Salem
August 17, 2016 Eastern Region Board Meeting
September 14, 2016 Eastern Region Board Meeting
October 8, 2016 NCOM State Board Meeting - NC A&T
October 19, 2016 Eastern Region Board Meeting
November 16, 2016 Eastern Region Board Meeting
January 7, 2017 NCOM State Board Meeting & PC Training - NC A&T
January 18, 2017 Eastern Region Board Meeting
February 15, 2017 Eastern Region Board Meeting
March 1, 2017 Eastern Region Board planning and distribution meeting for Regional tournament
March 15, 2017 Eastern Region Board Meeting
March 29, 2017 Eastern Region Board planning and distribution meeting for State tournament
March 31, 2017 NCOM State Board Meeting & State tournament setup - NC A&T
April 19, 2017 Eastern Region Board Meeting
May 17, 2017 Eastern Region Board Meeting
June 21, 2017 Eastern Region Board Meeting

Additional NCOM-E Supporters Needed!
The Eastern Region board is actively recruiting for additional supporters. No prerequisites necessary. All that is needed is a willingness to serve the children of the Eastern Region and the desire to attend and contribute to the board meetings. Please join us at our next board meeting (see "Important Dates" above for the schedule)!

Odyssey of the Mind Awareness Sessions
Awareness sessions can be provided to schools who are new to Odyssey of the Mind. Sessions can be given to staff, students, parents, PTAs, etc. The sessions last approximately 75 minutes and include a video, powerpoint presentation, sample problems, and Q&A. Contact Tom Hansen for more information.

Regional Director
If you have any items which should be added to the agenda for our next regional board meeting, or if you would like more information, please contact regional director Tom Hansen (regional-director@ncome.org).

Recent Updates:

7/26

Posted important dates for the 2016-2017 season

6/10

Added WF results and 2016-2017 problem synopses

3/5

Posted tournament scores

3/3

Updated tournament map to show LE 4 as Spontaneous check-in location

Added tournament program

2/27

Added tournament prep webinar presentation and the schedule for the award ceremonies

Recent Emails to Coaches and Coordinators:
8 February 2016
20 January 2016
14 January 2016
14 December 2015
21 November 2015
22 October 2015
9 October 2015
13 August 2015

Resources for Coaches


NCOME Wiki


OotM International Links:
OotM State & Regional Links:
Other Helpful Links:


World Finals 2002 Scores

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