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Events for 2019-2020

For more information about the events on this page please contact 
Bill Nimick at

Thursday September 26, 2019

Info Night 6:00 pm

Curious about Odyssey of the Mind and want to know more? Ready to participate and want to know how to get started? Come join us at the Altoona Library Suite 2B and get answers to all your questions.
We'll be there from 6:00 to 7:30 pm - drop in anytime!

November 2, 2019

Coach Cafe 9:15am

Coach’s Clinic, Registration starts at 9:00. All coaches are urged to attend. Information will be presented through a series of mini workshops. Subjects will include "getting started" and team building, solving the long term problem, style, spontaneous, balsa wood structures and using the web site. New coaches will gain valuable insight into various aspects of the Odyssey program. Veteran coaches will share coaching tips and learn new tricks.
Rm 146 Hawthorne,
Altoona Campus of the Pennsylvania State University

For more information contact

Food will be offered at lunchtime.

ACT 48 hours available for teachers
Coaches must attend Coach Training and bring a Team that competes in the West Central Regional tournament

15 January 2020

Deadline -

West Central Region/State Registration, West Central Regional Tournament Registration. Memberships on both the International and Regional levels are required to participate in Tournaments. The WC PA Tournament registration is considered final after this date.

29 February 2020

West Central PA Regional
Judges Training

8:30 AM - Registration
9:00 AM SHARP until about 11:30 - Training
St Patricks Elementary School, Newry, PA

ACT 48 hours available for teachers
Judges must attend Judge Training and work the assigned role at our West Central Regional Tournament

29 February 2020

West Central PA Regional
Regional Tournament

Coach check-in will be in the lobby of the building where the team's long-term presentation is scheduled. Teams should check in at least 1 hour prior to their first competition or by 1:00 PM.

Tournament begins at 12:30PM Awards at around 3:00PM

Judges must report where and when assigned by their Problem Captain.

St Patricks Elementary School, Newry, PA

If CANCELLATION is warranted for any reason, announcements will be made on the web page and by email to coaches, judges and volunteers, on the morning of the Tournament.

4 April 2020

PA Odyssey of the Mind
State Tournament

On the campus of Lock Haven University

29 May 2020

Odyssey of the Mind World Finals

At Iowa State University, Ames, IA

Altoona Area Public Library

Map for Altoona Campus of the Pennsylvania State University

Map For St Patrick's Elementary School

Map for Lock Haven University

Iowa State University