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May 24, 2006
OotM PR Center Phone: 515/294-9663
E-mail: pressroom@odysseyofthemind.com

Opening Ceremonies Kick Off 3 Days Filled With Creativity, Culture . . . and Crazy Glue!

Opening Ceremonies: The beginning of a three-day whirlwind of creativity, competition and fun. The ceremony is the official opening of the Odyssey of the Mind 2006 World Finals. Students will meet and support each other, as well as represent their state or country in a march around Hilton Coliseum Arena. It's a high-energy beginning to an exciting three days of creative problem-solving, fun and teamwork.

WHEN?   Wednesday, May 24, 2006. Ceremony starts at 7:30 p.m.
  • Over 18,000 excited OotM teams, volunteers and officials from around the world
  • ISU President Geoffrey welcomes audience to Iowa
  • Microsoft Corporation“ representative Allyson Knox will be the keynote speaker
  • Our sponsor NASA will give a special show using satellite technology
  • Founder "Dr. Sam" Micklus will speak, lead the crowd in the Odyssey of the Mind pledge, and proclaim, "Let the games begin." His speech will culminate with a surprise ending to the ceremonies
WHERE?   Hilton Coliseum at Iowa State University, Ames
CONTACT:   Odyssey of the Mind PR Center, Scheman Building at ISU, Room 299

WEBSITE:   www.odysseyofthemind.com

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