2015 COU scholarship recipients
The list of recipients for the 2015 Creative Opportunities Unlimited (COU) Scholarships are posted here.
2015 – 2016 Problem Synopses release
Time to start getting excited for next year’s problems. The 2015 – 2016 problem synopses have been released!
World Finals Merchandise
Questions about Merchandise Sales for World Finals Teams should be directed to Mimi Owen
Closing ceremonies entertainment
Iddi Saaka the artist and entertainer at closing ceremonies this year was fun and energetic. Here is a video about him.
2015 Competition results – Posted!
Photo Bomb video montage from closing ceremonies
Thank you to everyone who submitted photos. See what your photo contributions produced here
Important post tournament information
Cash! COU scholarship information
COU Scholarship application deadline is March 15, 2015. An application form can be found on the COU Website
Woo-Hoo – Sample verbal spontaneous problem
The new verbal spontaneous rule changes have been all the talk. It is important to remind teams that not all verbal problems will have these changes. In any case teams should be ready and practice these changes. Coaches can find a sample problem on CTOM’s spontaneous resources page, provided by CCI.
Alert – spontaneous changes
Odyssey of the Mind announced important changes that can impact process and scoring of some verbal problems at competition. Read about these changes on CTOM’s Spontaneous Resources page. Be sure to train your team and practice, practice, practice. Questions: Email Dave.
YIKES! I missed coach training
Review the training presentation, study the program guide, check the clarifications, use the resources found on this web site and continue to review the long problem with the team. If needed contact your problem captain.
CTOM Policy Guide for coaches