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World Finals. May 25 - May 28, Iowa State University
2016 World Finals
May 25 - May 28
Iowa State University

Congratulations to all the teams for your outstanding performances! We are proud to welcome everyone to the 37th Anniversary of the Odyssey of the Mind World Finals hosted by Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa. Find all of the important 2016 World Finals information here whether you are a coach, parent, team, member of the press - or just curious! You will find directories for fun things to do at World Finals, Frequently Asked Questions, necessary forms for participation, and much, much more!

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Odyssey of the Mind
is an international educational program that provides creative problem-solving opportunities for students from kindergarten through college. Team members apply their creativity to solve problems that range from building mechanical devices to presenting their own interpretation of literary classics. They then bring their solutions to competition on the local, state, and World level. Thousands of teams from throughout the U.S. and from about 25 other countries participate in the program.

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The Odyssey Angels
The Odyssey Angels program wants to challenge you to use your creative problem-solving abilities to help some aspect of your community that would otherwise be overlooked. Learn more
 
Odyssey Alumni
Odyssey Alumni around the world have continued solving problems using the creativity and divergent thinking skills learned during their time in Odyssey of the Mind. If you participated as a team member or volunteer we would like to hear from you. Go to http://www.odysseyalumni.org/ to find out more about alums from the program that has been a worldwide phenomenon for decades!
 

Odyssey of the Mind Find out how Odyssey of the Mind problems meet STEM & 21st Century Skills requirements.

 

An exciting documentary is airing on PBS featuring Odyssey of the Mind -- "ReCreating America: Creativity and Learning." See if your local station is carrying it, if not send them an email and request it! You can find your local station and its info here. Read more about it here

 

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