2017 World Finals

Michigan State University
East Lansing, Michigan
May 24 – May 27

Approximately 850 teams from around the world will compete in the Odyssey of the Mind 2017 World Finals. This will be our 38th World Finals and the largest one yet. The competition emphasizes creativity and teamwork and is the largest  international creative problem-solving competition in the world.

Millions of Students have worked hard all year to perfect their original solutions to OotM problems and demonstrating their work in competition within their areas. Only the top qualify to advance to World Finals, but everyone should be proud of their creative journey!

Best wishes to teams, coaches, and volunteers — have fun in Michigan! For those attending, keep an eye on this page for updates. For those enjoying from home, stay tuned as well to see pictures, live feeds, and videos of all the World Finals fun.

Stay connected through OdysseyHQ on Facebook for updates, pictures, and behind-the-scenes action as well!


Watch tonight’s Awards Ceremony from home!

Click the player above OR download this link to view the broadcast. It will be live 30 minutes before the start of the event.