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East Central PA Coaches' Training
Date: Saturday 9:00 AM, November 4 2017
Region: East Central
Contact Name: Lorraine Lowrie
Contact Phone: 717-274-3011
Contact Email: ecodyssey@gmail.com
Website: http://https://ecpaodyssey.com
Location: Cedar Crest Middle School
105 East Evergreen Road
Lebanon, PA 17042
Details: Snow Make up Date: Sat, Nov 11, 2017


North Central PA Coaches' Training
Date: Saturday 9:00 AM, November 4 2017
Region: North Central
Contact Name: Karyl Otruba
Contact Phone: 570 795 4371
Contact Email: mtnbooks@epix.net
Location: Williamsport Area High School
2990 W 4th Street
Williamsport, PA 17701


Western PA Coach Cafe: Training #1
Date: Saturday, November 11 2017
Region: Western
Contact Name: Susan Rosati
Contact Phone: 4124189117
Contact Email: susanrosati@comcast.net
Website: http://www.wpaodyssey.org/
Location: Keystone Oaks HS
1000 Kelton Ave
Dormont, PA 15216
Details: Very informative training for novice and experienced coaches. Learn from our Region's experts! RSVP required by October 24. 8:30-2:00 Lunch included. See website for session breakouts and more information. Be a part of Odyssey - the World's BEST creative problem solving competition & program!


South East PA Coaches' Training
Date: Saturday 9:00 AM, November 18 2017
Region: South East
Contact Name: Allison Emmerich
Contact Email: sepaodyssey@gmail.com
Location: Colonial Elementary
230 Flourtown Rd.
Plymouth Meeting, PA, PA 19462
Details: A must for the first time Odyssey Coach. We will present invaluable information to help you get started. Being an Odyssey of the Mind Coach is one of the most rewarding experiences anyone can have ! Come learn how creative problem solving can be taught. Please email to register.


Western PA Judge Training
Date: Saturday 9:00 AM, January 27 2018
Region: Western
Contact Name: Susan Rosati
Contact Phone: 4124189117
Contact Email: susanrosati@comcast.net
Website: http://www.wpaodyssey.org/
Location: Robert Morris University
6001 University Blvd
Moon Twp, PA 15108
Details: Mandatory training for ALL judges. Get in-depth knowledge of the area you will be judging: Spontaneous, Long Term or Style. Get trained by your Problem Captain and learn more about what is expected on competition day. 9:00-2:00 Lunch included Link to our website for more details and to register. Deadline to register: January 20 Be a part of Odyssey - the World's BEST creative problem solving competition & program!


Western PA Coach Training #2: Competition Edition
Date: Saturday 9:30 AM, January 27 2018
Region: Western
Contact Name: Susan Rosati
Contact Phone: 4124189117
Contact Email: susanrosati@comcast.net
Website: http://www.wpaodyssey.org/
Location: Robert Morris University
6001 University Blvd
Moon Twp, PA 15108
Details: Coaches & Coordinators are invited to attend this very informative session. This session will be aimed at newer coaches and focus on Navigating the Tournament. We will cover paperwork, final practice tips, day-of tips, competition logistics, interpreting your scores, handling your parents, awards ceremony, etc, etc. Experienced coaches will be on hand to answer any questions. 9:30-11:30 Link to our website for more info and to register by January 25. Be a part of Odyssey - the World's BEST creative problem solving competition & program!


East Central PA Judges Training
Date: Saturday 9:00 AM, February 3 2018
Region: East Central
Contact Name: Lorraine Lowrie
Contact Phone: 717-274-3011
Contact Email: ecodyssey@gmail.com
Website: http://https://ecpaodyssey.com
Location: Cedar Crest Middle School
105 East Evergreen Road
Lebanon, PA 17042
Details: Snow Make Up Date Sat, Feb 10, 2018


Western PA Spontaneous Fun Day
Date: Saturday, February 10 2018
Region: Western
Contact Name: Susan Rosati
Contact Phone: 4124189117
Contact Email: susanrosati@comcast.net
Website: http://www.wpaodyssey.org/
Location: Linton Middle School
250 Aster St.
Penn Hills, PA 15235
Details: 9:00- 2:00 9:00 AM Judge and volunteer report time 9:30 AM Team check in /registration 10:00 AM - 2 PM Competition A great way to practice Spontaneous in an actual competition setting. Teams are judged in several problems. Each team must bring a trained spontaneous judge and a volunteer. Be a part of Odyssey - the World's BEST creative problem solving competition & program!


North Central Pa Judges Training
Date: Saturday 8:00 AM, February 10 2018
Region: North Central
Contact Name: Karyl Otruba
Contact Phone: 570 795 4371
Contact Email: mtnbooks@epix.net
Website: http://ncpaodyssey.org/
Location: Loyalsock Twp. High School
1801 Loyalsock Dr
Williamsport, PA 17701
Details: Support an OotM team by becoming a judge for a team. Volunteers are always welcome. You need not be affiliated with a team to judge. Come experience the problem from the judge angle. Training is a must. Can't make the NCPA training - attend another of our states regional training. We can help you if you have a conflict and are not able to make NCPA region judge training. Be a part of Odyssey of the Mind in North Central Pa. Experience the challenge, excitement and fun of divergent thinking and problem solving while developing life skills.


North East PA Judges' Training
Date: Saturday 8:30 AM, February 10 2018
Region: North East
Contact Name: Philip Patterson
Contact Phone: 570-499-1520
Contact Email: nepaodyssey@gmail.com
Website: http://www.nepaootm.com
Location: Abington Heights Middle School
1555 Newton Ransom Blvd
ClarkSummit, PA 18411
Details: This mandatory training is for all current judges for the 2018 season. We will begin with a group meeting where we will give an overview of the Odyssey of the Mind Program, and then break out into training sessions with our Regional Problem Captains to train each judge in the specifics of this year's problems. Again, training is MANDATORY at this meeting for all judges. Snow Date for the event is Saturday, February 17, 2018 at 8:30AM.


West Central PA Judge Training
Date: Saturday 8:30 AM, February 24 2018
Region: West Central
Contact Name: Bill Nimick
Contact Phone: 412-527-7324
Website: http://https://www.wcpaodyssey.org
Location: TBD
Details: This event is a required training for Judges representing the Odyssey of the Mind Teams who are participating in our Regional Tournament, which is the first step on the road to Creative Competitions World Finals where Teams from the USA compete with Teams from around the World. Judges will come to understand the Generals Rules and the scoring that goes with each of the Long Term Problems.


West Central Regional Tournament
Date: Saturday 12:00 PM, February 24 2018
Region: West Central
Contact Name: Laura Deely-Marshall
Contact Phone: 814-207-8061
Contact Email: wcpaodyssey@aol.com
Website: http://https://wcpaodyssey.org
Location: TBD
Details: This amazing event will showcase the creativity of students in our 17 county Region. Come experience creative problem solving at its best ! Currently scheduled to begin at noon on Saturday, February 24, 2018 at St Patrick School in Newry, PA. The fundamental teamwork, non-negative analytical critiquing, and creative problem solving tenents of the Odyssey of the Mind program will be on full display !! Come check them out !!


Western PA Regional Tournament
Date: Saturday 6:30 AM, March 3 2018
Region: Western
Contact Name: Susan Rosati
Contact Phone: 4124189117
Contact Email: susanrosati@comcast.net
Website: http://www.wpaodyssey.org/
Location: Moon Area School District
8353 University Blvd
Coraopolis, PA 15108
Details: 7:00 am - 7:30 pm This is THE BIG DAY!!! 7:00 am -10:00 am Coach Check-In Teams check in to their site at least 1 hour prior to your comp time. Judges report to area assigned by Problem Captain. Registration Required via our website Be a part of Odyssey - the World's BEST creative problem solving competition & program!


North Central Regional Tournament
Date: Saturday 7:00 AM, March 3 2018
Region: North Central
Contact Name: Karyl Otruba
Contact Phone: 570 795 4371
Contact Email: mtnbooks@epix.net
Location: Berwick Area H S & Mid Sch
1100 Fowler Ave
Berwick, Pa 18603
Details: It's Showtime! Regional teams present their problem solutions to the public and to their families, schools and of course, the judges. Be a part of Odyssey of the Mind in North Central Pa. Experience the challenge, excitement and fun of divergent thinking and problem solving while developing life skills. Snow Date - MARCH 10, 2018


South East Regional Tournament
Date: Saturday 7:00 AM, March 3 2018
Region: South East
Contact Name: Allie Emmerich
Contact Email: sepaodyssey@gmail.com
Website: http://sepaodyssey.org/
Location: Pennsbury High School East & West
Fairless Hills, PA


North East PA Regional Odyssey of the Mind Tournament
Date: Saturday 7:00 AM, March 10 2018
Region: North East
Contact Name: Philip Patterson
Contact Phone: 570-499-1520
Contact Email: nepaodyssey@gmail.com
Website: http://www.nepaootm.com
Location: Pocono Mountain West High School
181 Panther Lane
Pocono Summit, PA 18346
Details: This is the North East Regional Tournament where teams will compete against other teams from the North East Region to earn a place to compete in the Pennsylvania State Odyssey of the Mind Tournament.


East Central Regional Tournament
Date: Saturday 8:00 AM, March 10 2018
Region: East Central
Contact Name: Lorraine Lowrie
Contact Phone: 717-274-3011
Contact Email: ecodyssey@gmail.com
Website: http://https://ecpaodyssey.com
Location: Millersville University
1 South George Street
Millersville, PA 17551


PA State Finals
Date: Saturday 7:00 AM, April 7 2018
Region: State
Contact Name: Bill Nimick
Contact Phone: 412-527-7324
Contact Email: paodyssey@gmail.com
Website: http://www.paodyssey.com
Location: Swiftwater Campus - Pocono Mtn East
208 Campus Drive
Swiftwater, PA 18370
Details: This competition is the next step in an Odyssey Team's journey to Creative Competition's World Finals. Held annually, this event brings together Teams that place 1st or 2nd, or earn Ultimate Creativity Awards, from the six Pennsylvania Regions to determine who will earn eligibility to advance to World Finals where they can present their Long Term solution along side Teams from across the globe. ULTIMATE PENNSYLVANIA CREATIVITY through creative problem solving is on brilliant display at Pennsylvania Odyssey of the Mind State Finals at the Swiftwater Campus of the Pocono Mountain East School District in Saturday, April 7, 2018 ! BE THERE !!!


Western PA Sunday Creativity Festival
Date: Sunday, May 6 2018
Region: Western
Contact Name: Susan Rosati
Contact Phone: 4124189117
Contact Email: susanrosati@comcast.net
Website: http://www.wpaodyssey.org/
Location: Community Day School
6424 Forward Ave
pittsburgh, PA 15217
Details: Regional Creativity Festival - by invitation only - for Saturday observant organizations. Call for more details. Be a part of Odyssey - the World's BEST creative problem solving competition & program!



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