The Latest NCOM - Eastern Region News

2014-2015 Long-Term Problem Synopses

Important Dates for Teams and Coaches

Jan. 24, 2015 Absolute Final Regional Tournament Registration Deadline ($105)
*** Teams must register by this date ($105) ***
Feb. 7, 2015 Judges Training (Mandatory - one per team)
Mar. 7, 2015 Regional Tournament - Wake Tech
Apr. 11, 2015 NC State Tournament - Appalachian State University - Boone
May 20-23, 2015 World Finals - Michigan State University

Important Dates for NCOM-E Board Members

Feb. 18, 2015 NCOME Board Meeting
Apr. 91, 2015 NCOM State Board Meeting (Appalachian State, Boone)

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 (

Recent Updates:

Closed Spontaneous Fair Registration - capacity reached.
Added Spontaneous Fair Registration. Moved coaches training videos to a separate section under "Resources for Coaches"
Added Simple Electronics and Creative Use of Materials handouts from Skills Fair
Added New Coaches presentation from Coaches Training and Brainstorming/Time Mgmt. handout from Skills Fair
Added Coaches training videos (Thanks to Michael Bojanski!)

Resources for Coaches

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

World Finals 2002 Scores

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