Tournament Overview

Welcome to the 38th Annual Connecticut Odyssey of the Mind State Tournament! Our hosts are the administration, faculty and staff of Southern Connecticut State University (SCSU).


The 2018 Competition Schedule, including starting times for long-term and spontaneous performances, can be found here.  Please plan on being at your performance site at least one half hour before your earliest time. (Will be updated with the 2019 schedule in early March.)

Tournament Information

All the information you need to plan your tournament day can be found here.  Please share with any parents and friends who will be attending the tournament to cheer on your team.

Competition Locations
Problem Specific Information
General Information
Directions & Parking
Food on Campus
Merchandise Sales
Getting Your Scores
SCSU STEM Festival
Closing Ceremony
World Finals Information

The CTOM Board of Directors, Problem Captains and judging teams are excited to have the chance to witness the results of what you have created, brainstormed, practiced, tested, designed and redesigned, built and rebuilt!

We welcome your comments on your team’s experience at tournament and at all of our training activities. Please let us know what went right as well as what went wrong and your suggestions on how to improve our program.  A survey will be sent to all coaches after tournament.

Thanks to each of you for participating in this incredible program! Enjoy your day at the 38th Annual Connecticut State Tournament.

Dave Schaller, President and Association Director
Phone: 500-CTOM  – Area Code: 570