Fun Things To Do
Test your creativity and skill at the Odyssey of the Mind Association booths that offer various creative challenges. NASA will also be back with a fun and interactive booth. Also, visit the CCI pin exhibit for some Odyssey history, see the Ranatra Fusca trophy, and much more. Creativity Festival Flier
NASA will be offering two activities this year. Learn about the most up-to-date satellite technology and experience views from space at its E-Theatre presentation and take part in fun hands-on activities offered by NASA scientists at its classroom activities. Check your program and schedule of events for times and locations NASA Flier
Meet the Odyssey Angels group selected to attend World Finals. You can watch as its members showcase their creative project and how it helped their community. They will be presenting the project during the Creativity Festival, showtimes will be posted there. Also at the Creativity Festival, learn more about this community service initiative at the Odyssey Angels booth. Odyssey Angels Flier
Float & Banner Parade
The Float & Banner Parade will be held on Thursday evening. All State, Provincial, and Country Associations, as well as other Unaffiliated State and Country Representatives, are encouraged to submit an entry. See teams from around the world express their creativity and pride for their association! Evening Events
Graduation / Coaches Competition
Support fellow participants at a special graduation ceremony held for those missing their graduations to be at World Finals. Dr. Sam, OMER, and this year's Spirit Award winner will attend. Afterwards, stick around for the Coaches Competition. Cheer on coaches as they solve a problem written especially for them. The competition is their chance to show off all the creative ideas they've kept to themselves during the year, so it's sure to be fun! Both events are held on Friday starting at 7:00 pm.
Coaches' and Officials' Problem
Trading Odyssey of the Mind pins is a tradition that goes back more than 35 years. Millions of pins have been traded and thousands of friendships have been made during this time. No one ever thought that pin-trading would become as popular and widespread as it is today. Over the years, Odyssey of the Mind has strived to create an environment where people can trade pins without being disruptive to the competition. To keep pin-trading a positive experience for everyone, please read our pin trading rules.
Explore ISU's beautiful campus and all it has to offer! Teams have access to many recreational actiities the University offers: swimming, bowling, basketball, rock climbing and more! Learn more here.