Category: News

Julie Farr Scholarship Application Process Now Open

February 1st, 2020 By Calla

We are excited to share with you the opening of the Julie Farr Scholarship Application process. The deadline for students to submit an application is March 31st. Please visit the Julie Farr Scholarship page on the Parents Menu to learn more about this opportunity, the process and more!

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Clarifications Deadline – Feb. 15th

February 1st, 2020 By Calla

Don’t forget the last day to submit clarifications is Feb. 15th! Log into the Member Area to submit a team clarification and keep current with general clarifications that have been issued for your problem.

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Judges Training Coming Up

January 25th, 2020 By Calla

We look forward to meeting all our wonderful judges at the Longs Peak training on Feb. 8th (morning only) or at the Poudre River training on Feb. 8th (afternoon only) or Feb. 22nd at the Mt Evans training in Monument (morning only)!  You can attend any training date that is convenient for you. Questions? Contact our Judges Coordinator at judges@coloradoodyssey.org.

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Registration for Tournaments Is Open!

December 15th, 2019 By Calla

Online tournament registration is open. Please be sure to have the name of your judge & volunteer and their email address.

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PIN CONTEST – HURRY, TIME IS RUNNING OUT!

December 1st, 2019 By Calla

We need your ideas to design this year’s state pin which will also be placed on the t-shirt. Download the entry form and submit by Dec. 15th!

Pin Contest Entry Form

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PIN CONTEST TIME-SHOW US YOUR CREATIVITY!

November 1st, 2019 By Calla

Calling all Omers to design the this year’s Colorado Odyssey state pin. Download the entry form and submit by Dec. 15th! Artistic skills not required – send us your ideas. Check out our pins from past years below and you can choose to include Omer or not – it’s up to you!

Pin Design Entry Form

2013-2014 CO Odyssey Pin

2012-2013 CO Odyssey Pin

2011-2012 CO Odyssey Pin

2010-2011 CO Odyssey Pin

 

 

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Spontaneous & Skill Building Workshops

November 1st, 2019 By Calla

Come enjoy and learn creative problem solving skills with challenging hands on and verbal hands on problems. Registration will open on Nov. 15th at 12 noon and teams can choose from 2 different dates and 2 different 90 minute sessions. Teams, coaches and parents will get an inside look of spontaneous competition while learning new approaches to solving those unique problems. Team members will develop out of the box thinking, identify different uses for common materials and teamwork skills. Teams also will learn the importance of taking a minute or two to brainstorm ideas and develop a plan to solve the problem. Visit the event information on our Calendar menu to register and learn more.

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COACHES TRAINING – COME JOIN THE FUN!

September 15th, 2019 By Calla

Come join us for a half day of fun filled experiential coaches training! One coach from each team is required to attend a half day session. In addition, all first year coaches are required to attend one webinar the week prior. This helps you have a solid understanding of the program before attending the classroom session and allows your classroom training to be filled with experiential learning activities. Please visit our Coaches Menu on the Colorado Odyssey website for more information and to register!

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INFORMATION MEETINGS IN YOUR AREA

September 2nd, 2019 By Calla

Attend one of many Information Meetings in your area to learn more about Odyssey of the Mind and having your children involved with the program! We encourage parents to bring their children because we’re all about the kids! We will conduct some spontaneous problems for kids to participate in and see what all the fun is about and yes, we will have some PowerPoint slides and handouts for parents to learn more. Meetings usually last about 1 hour +. More are being added weekly so check back for updates to this post. Don’t see one in your area? No problem, just contact one of our Regional Directors to schedule one for your school community.

 

Longs Peak – Tracy Rodgers – longspeak@coloradoodyssey.org

Mt Evans – Paula Avis – mtevans@coloradoodyssey.org

Poudre River – Kathy Weimer – poudreriver@coloradoodyssey.org

 

Poudre River

Tuesday, Sept. 10 – Bennett Elementary, 6 pm
Thursday, Sept. 12 – McGraw Elementary, 6 pm
Wednesday, Sept. 18 – Tavelli Elementary, 6 pm
Tuesday, Sept. 24 – Dunn Elementary, 6 pm

Longs Peak

Mt Evans
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2019-2020 PROBLEM SYNOPSIS CHECK IT OUT!

August 20th, 2019 By Calla

Curious about next year’s problems? Check out the 2019-2020 Problem Synopsis!

 

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