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Vermont Odyssey of the Mind welcomes you to our 36th year

Welcome to Vermont Odyssey of the Mind.  We our beginning our 36th year of offering creative problem-solving challenges to the youths of Vermont.  We look forward to meeting you and your team at our events this year.  New this year will be a workshop to develop our skills in spontaneous problem solving and ramping up our style points.  Check out our calendar for the date of this event and our other trainings for coaches and judges, as well as the Spontaneous Scrimmage for teams.Best Wishes for a wonderful, creative year of problem-solving!

2014-2015 Problem Synopses now available

The 2014-2015 problem synopses are now available on this page.

Information for WF teams

Please find your world finals information here.

WF Meeting Location Updated

Please note that the meeting time and place for the World Finals teams has been updated. You can check out the details on the events calendar.

Tournament Photos Posted

Some of the tournament photos are now posted on the site, and we will be adding more soon! Click the link in the bar at the top of the page and enjoy!

Scores Posted

Hello All! Thank you for another wonderful Odyssey of the Mind tournament! The scores are now posted on the main site, and can be found here.

New Information Available

The 2014 35th Vermont Odyssey of the Mind State Tournament Schedule

The tournament schedule is now posted here or you can find it under the information tab at the top of the page.

Coaches:  Tournament Handbook available

The Tournament handbook, which contains valuable information for coaches, is available here. It is also available in the information tab at the top of the page.

This will be the 35th anniversary of the Vermont Odyssey of the Mind!

To celebrate this special happening, we will have a number of special events at this year’s tournament. These include:

  • Special guest — Dr. Sam Micklus, founder of Odyssey of the Mind
  • Inflatable Twister
  • Children’s Activities
  • Anniversary cake
  • A visit from OMER, Odyssey of the Mind’s special mascot

We hope that you will join us in these activities that celebrate 35 years of creativity!

Scholarship Application Form Now Posted

Please note that the VTOOTM Scholarship Application form is now available here.

New Registration Links

Hello everybody. Please note that there are now registration links for both Teams and Judges/Officials. You can find these links in the menu bar above.

Spontaneous Scrimmages

The Northern Spontaneous Scrimmage will be held March 8, 2014 at 1:00 PM, at Mater Christi School, 50 Mansfield Ave., Burlington.

The Southern Spontaneous Scrimmage will be held Feb. 8, 2014 at 1:00 PM at Mill River Union High School, Clarendon.

Space is limited in both locations, so register early.  There is no charge for this event.

Want to register?  Click here.