The Latest NCOM - Eastern Region News





2018-2019 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

October 27, 2018 Coaches Training - Durham Technical Community College
December 1, 2018 Skills Fair - Chesterbrook Academy
December 2, 2018 Coaches Webinar
January 26, 2019 Spontaneous Fair
February 9, 2019 Coaches Webinar - Tournament Prep
February 16, 2019 Judges Training
February 16, 2019 Primary Tournament
March 2, 2019 Eastern Region Div. I, II, III Tournament
April 6, 2019 NCOM State Finals - East Carolina University
May 22-25, 2018 World Finals - Michigan State University

Important Dates for NCOM-E Board Members

October 10, 2018 Eastern Region Board Meeting - 7PM
October 20, 2018 NCOM State Board Meeting
November 14, 2018 Eastern Region Board Meeting - 7PM
December 22, 2018 Early bird discount ends for regional tournament team registration
January 5, 2019 NCOM State Board Meeting & PC Training
January 9, 2019 Eastern Region Board Meeting - 7PM
February 13, 2019 Eastern Region Board Meeting - 7PM
February 27, 2019 Eastern Region Tournament Planning & Distribution Meeting
March 20, 2019 Eastern Region Board Meeting - 7PM
April 5, 2019 NCOM State Board Meeting & Finals Set-up - ECU
April 10, 2019 Eastern Region Board Meeting - 7PM
May 8, 2019 Eastern Region Board Meeting - 7PM
June 12, 2019 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 (regional-director@ncome.org).

Recent Updates:

10/1

Added Coaches Training information and Registration Link

10/1

Adjusted date for the Skills Fair (Dec. 1 at Chesterbrook Academy)

9/25

Added link to the 2018-19 General Information Packet for Coaches and Coordinators

8/11

Updated calendar for 2018-2019

5/4

Posted the long-term problem synopses for 2018-2019

Recent Emails to Coaches and Coordinators:
8 March 2018

Resources for Coaches


NCOME Wiki


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


World Finals 2002 Scores