The Latest NCOM - Eastern Region News

2014-2015 Long-Term Problem Synopses

Important Dates for Teams and Coaches

Oct. 25, 2014 Coaches Training - Salem Middle School - Apex
Nov. 8, 2014 Skills Fair - Davis Drive Elementary School - Cary
Dec. 20, 2014

Regional Tournament Registration Deadline: Early Bird ($85)
*** Team Registration is $105 if not received by this date ***

Jan. 24, 2015 Spontaneous Fair
Jan. 25, 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

Oct.. 21, 2014 NCOME Board Meeting 7PM - Wake Tech
Nov. 19, 2014

NCOME Board Meeting

Jan. 10, 2015 NCOM State Board Meeting + PC Training
(Trinity Methodist Church, Winston Salem)
Jan. 21, 2015 NCOME Board Meeting
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:

Added Skills Fair Registration Info/Link
Added Coaches Training Registration Link
Added important schedule dates for the 2014-2015 year
Added link to 2014-2015 long term problems!

Resources for Coaches

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

World Finals 2002 Scores

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