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Coaches Training – 6 November

Odyssey of the Mind Coaches Training

When:
Saturday, November 6, 2021

Where:
Durham Technical Community College (Main Campus)
1637 East Lawson Street
Durham, NC 27703 

Registration: 8:00 – 9:00AM
Classes: 8:30 AM – 12:55PM 

Please arrive early, we will start on time!  

Planned Class offerings: 
– New Coaches
– Returning Coaches
– P1 – Escape VroOM
– P2 – Odyssey ReOMvention
– P3 – The Musical Production
– P4 – Matryoshka Structure
– P5 – Life is a Circus!
– Primary Problem – Tri-Cycle Transport
– Style
– 7 Habiits of Highly Effective Teams
– Spontaneous (Primary)
– Spontaneous (Division I)
– Spontaneous (Division II, III)
– Be a Guide on the Side: How to Avoid Outside Assistance
– Secrets of Balsa
– Brainstorming
– Team Building
– No Trauma, No Drama: Tips for a Successful Tournament 

Class offerings may change – a detailed schedule of the final slate of sessions will be available closer to the training date 

All classes will be offered in-person at Durham Tech and virtually via Zoom. 

For those attending virtually, Zoom links will be emailed prior to the training. 

Resource materials and books will be available for purchase at training. 

In-person and virtual attendee registration on-line is $17.00

Masks will be required inside all Durham Tech buildings due to site policy. 

Virtual Memberships

In addition to “In-person” memberships, Odyssey of the Mind is offering a “virtual membership” this year. Organizations can purchase a virtual membership for $125 per team. If you purchase a Virtual Membership, you will compete by submitting videos and forms directly to Odyssey of the Mind and not to NCOM. Odyssey of the Mind will coordinate the competition.

You will compete against other teams from across the country, but not against North Carolina teams at either the NCOM Eastern Region Tournament or the NCOM State Tournament.

Virtual Teams can choose from either Problem 2, Problem 3, or the Primary Problem. Problems 1, 4, and 5 are for in person teams only this year.

Additional information is available here.

In Person World Finals Results and Scores

Congratulations to all of the NCOM teams that competed in the In-Person World Finals! All 15 teams that represented NC were winners! The teams above placed in the top 10.


Special congrats to the team from St. Mark Catholic School (P2D2) for being awarded with Odyssey of the Mind’s highest award – the Ranatra Fusca!


To see all of the scores from In Person World Finals, click the below button:

In Person World Finals Scores

Virtual World Finals Results and Scores

Congratulations to all of the NCOM teams that competed in the Virtual World Finals! The teams above placed in the top 10, but, really, all of the teams are true champions!


Special congrats to the team from Barringer Academic Center for being awarded with Odyssey of the Mind’s highest award – the Ranatra Fusca!


And finally, let’s give a hand to the team from Lake Norman High School for winning an OMer award!


To see all of the scores from Virtual World Finals, click the below button:

Virtual World Finals Scores