MORAGA OOTM INFORMATIONAL MEETING
Wednesday, September 14th, 2022 from 7-8:00
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.
Saturday October 5th (8:30 to 3:00, New Coaches)
Saturday October 5th (12:45 to 3:00, Experienced Coaches)
Wednesday, October 16th (6:30-8:30pm), Experienced Coaches --- Rancho Romero Elementary School, 180 Hemme Drive, Alamo
Saturday Novmeber 2nd (8:30 to 3:00, New Coaches)
Saturday November 2nd (12:45 to 3:00, Experienced Coaches)
Saturday December 7th (8:30 to 3:00, New Coaches)
Saturday December 7th (12:45 to 3:00, Experienced Coaches)
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. All trainings except the Oct. 16th training will be held at the Willow Creek Center, 1026 Mohr Lane, Concord.
Saturday, January 21st, 2023 ( Concord, CA)
Saturday, January 28th, 2023 (Santa Rosa, CA 95404)
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 2023
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.
Judges training (Online Videos and Live interactive sessions)
Saturday, Early February 2023
Saturday, Late February 2023
REGIONAL TOURNAMENT (All teams)
Saturday, February 25th, 2023 (Concord High School, Concord, CA)
Saturday, March 4th, 2023 (Natomas High School, Sacramento, CA)
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)
March 25th, 2023 Adams Middle School, Brentwood, CA
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)
May 24-27, 2023 (Michigan State University, Michigan)
Odyssey of the Mind World Tournament at Iowa State University. 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.