MORAGA OOTM INFORMATIONAL MEETING
TBD (may be virtual)
Get more information about what Odyssey of the Mind is, watch some practice performances, do some spontaneous exercises, and sign up for a team/look for new team members.
New and Experienced Coaches Trainings (Willow Creek Center, 1046 Mohr Lane, Concord):
Saturday, October 10th, 2020 - New Coaches 8:30 - 3:00, Experienced Coaches 12:45 -3:00
Wednesday, October TBD, 2020 - Experienced Coaches Training, 6:30pm to 8:30 pm (note: location is Rancho Romero Ele. School, 180 Hemme Ave., Alamo)
Saturday, November 14th, 2020 - New Coaches 8:30 - 3:00, Experienced Coaches 12:45 - 3:00
Saturday, December 12th, 2020 - New Coaches 8:30 - 3:00, Experienced Coaches 12:45 - 3:00
Moraga Coaches should put "Moraga Rotary" as the school name when signing up for coaches training. Note that the new coaches training includes a general training in the morning and an afternoon training for specific problems.
Bring a pencil/pen and empty binder - continental breakfast and buffet lunch will be provided at no cost
Saturday, January 23rd, 2021 at Willow Creek Center (1046 Mohr Lane, Concord)
Coaches have to register their team for a two-hour time slot. Spontania Mania is a great place for teams to practice all different types of spontaneous problems run by coaches from other teams from the region. The sponts are not graded, it is just practice.
Team registration fee is $10.
TEAM REGISTRATION DEADLINE
End of January 2021
Register your team online for the regional tournament. The membership number will be provided to you by the student coordinator. Note that Moraga Rotary only covers the membership fees for Moraga teams. Each team has to pay for their own registration fee, which is about $75.
Saturday, February 6, 2021 8:30-1:30 - Willow Creek Center, 1026 Mohr Ln., Concord
Saturday, February 20, 2021 8:30-1:30 - Willow Creek Center
REGIONAL TOURNAMENT (All teams)
Saturday, February 27th, 2021- Concord High School, 4200 Concord Blvd, Concord
SF Bay Regional Tournament at Concord High School. Performance and spont during the day, awards ceremony in the evening. Teams compete to go to the state level.
NORCAL STATE TOURNAMENT (Only for teams who advance to state)
Late March, 2021 - Natomas High School, Sacramento
NorCal State Tournament at Natomas High School. Performance and spont during the day, awards ceremony in the evening. Teams compete to go to the world level.
WORLD TOURNAMENT (Only for teams who advance to world)
Odyssey of the Mind World Tournament at TBD. International teams also compete. Teams compete for final world ranks.
MORAGA OM TOOL WORKSHOP
One Moraga OM coach, Mr. Franklin, kindly volunteered to lead a "tool workshop” for Moraga OM teams in his garage. He demonstrated how to use various tools that could be useful in making sets and props for long-term problems.