Last Updated – 11/24/2015

 3 Spontaneous Scrimmages scheduled – NO WAY!blinking_new_arrow

In addition to preparing your team for their long term problem one area that is often over looked is spontaneous. There are currently three scrimmages available – Dec 13th Jan 31st and Feb 6th. Take advantage and sign up before it fills up!

Spontaneous – Practice Practice Practice

Tip number 26: Every meeting should contain a practice spontaneous problem!!! Teams can find spon tips and sample problems on CTOM’s spontaneous resources page. Also check out Dave’s Spontaneous tips!

Coaches please read

Coaches, have you asked, What that vague statement in the long term problem means? Worried about the team required sign, hands-on spontaneous problems, style, outside assistance, supplying a judge?? YIKES! Worry no more …  register for one of two coach training sessions. This training is a must for coaches to navigate the challenges of coaching a team and to understand the problem specifics!

Competition registration now open!!

Registration is now open for the 35th Annual Connecticut Odyssey of the Mind State Tournament! To start read Steps to Register Your Team . Direct all questions to the Association Director. Register early and avoid late fees.  Judge and Volunteer registration is also open

CTOM Policy Guide for coaches

Coaches should take a few minutes to review the CTOM policy guide to prepare for this year. Please direct any questions to the Association Director.

January 2015:

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.