Clarifications for Problem No. 1

“Longshot Solution”

Divisions I, II & III

  1. October 7, 2019
    B10a – Human Characters: Required human characters must be presented as being common human beings. That is, they may not be humans who are no longer alive; are creatures that are partially human; which have some human characteristics; or have special powers, etc.. The human characters may be portrayed in any way the team wishes.
  2. October 8, 2019
    Page 48 of the Program Guide, Assigned Value Items: Number (7) 3-D Printed Items shows .50 cents per hour of printing time. This is a misprint. The assigned value of the cost of 3-D printed items is 50 cents per hour or $0.50 (US).
  3. December 4, 2019
    Program Guide p37 (reminder) – Program Rules (8):
    Nudity, profanity, vulgarity, violent acts, and ethnic/racial slurs are not permitted. This includes the inappropriate use of potentially offensive words or actions. Teams may simulate violent acts during a performance only. Judges have discretion to determine additional situations, portrayals, or behaviors that may be deemed inappropriate for an Odyssey of the Mind performance and they may issue an Unsportsmanlike Conduct penalty, as detailed on p44 of the Program Guide. If the prohibited behavior or portrayal is recurrent, judges may stop a team’s performance.
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