The Latest NCOM - Eastern Region News

2019-2020 Long-Term Problem Synopses

Primary Tournament Information

February 22
Durham Technical Community College

Competition Schedule
Competition Site Map
Primary Tournament Day Information

Directions to the tournament (Google Maps)

Odyssey of the Mind Member Area

Tournament registration questions? Contact Tom Hansen at

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

February 22, 2020 Judges Training - Durham Tech CC
February 22, 2020 Eastern Region Primary Tournament - Durham Tech CC
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 February Tournament Prep Webinar Recordings and Presentation Slides


Added Primary Tournament Information


Closed judge registration


Added Tournament Prep Webinar Information and February Newsletter


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


Added December Webinar Recordings and Presentation Slides

Recent Newsletters and Emails
1 Feb 2020 - Newsletter
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