The Latest NCOM - Eastern Region News

2019-2020 Long-Term Problem Synopses

Coaches and Coordinators:

Two helpful documents are 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

January 25, 2020 Final Regional Tournament Registration Deadline
January 25, 2020 Spontaneous Fair - Morris Grove Elementary School
February 22, 2020 Judges Training
February 22, 2020 Eastern Region Primary Tournament
March 7, 2020 Eastern Region Div. I, II, III Tournament - Wakefield HS & MS
March 21, 2020 NCOM State Finals - NC A&T University
May 27-30, 2020 World Finals - Iowa State University

Important Dates for NCOM-E Board Members

February 12, 2020 Eastern Region Board Meeting - 7PM

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 clarification on judge registration button (only for judges not already representing a team)


Added December Webinar Recordings and Presentation Slides


Added Judges Registration Link


Added Coaches Webinar Information


Added Registration link for the Spontaneous Fair


Closed Skills Fair Registration

Recent Newsletters and Emails
19 Jan 2020 - Email
1 Jan 2020 - Newsletter
1 Dec 2019 - Newsletter
22 Nov 2019 - Email
20 Nov 2019 - Email
10 Nov 2019 - Email
7 Nov 2019 - Email
1 Nov 2019 - Newsletter

Resources for Coaches


2019-2020 Program Guide

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

World Finals 2002 Scores