Getting Started In Three Steps

1) Sign up for an Odyssey Of The Mind Membership

Register with Odyssey Of The Mind. After registration is complete, you should receive a membership package in the mail and you will be added to our contact list.

2) Contact the Vermont Odyssey of the Mind organization to schedule an Awareness Session

Call/text 1-802-404-1660 or email us to schedule a mutually agreeable date/time. Announce the event in your school and community with posters, flyers, or via the school newsletter.  We can help you get started and share examples with you.

3) Recruit a team and coaches

  • Sign up teams in groups of 5-7 students and 1-2 coaches
  • Work with teams to choose a Long-Term Problem.
  • Each year we offer 5 amazing open-ended problems for Grades 3-12 and beyond.
  • For K-Grade 2 students we offer a non-competitive introductory problem.
  • Have coaches sign up for training (choose one of multiple training sites)