San Francisco Bay Region
Odyssey of the Mind
2015/2016 Program Year

Updated December 29, 2015

Time to Register your Team for the Tournament!
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To register your team for the tournament you will need your membership number and the zip code associated with your membership. You will also need to the name of each member on your team, their school and grade. Once you have this information, use the link below to register your team for the tournament. Once you have completed registration, you will be redirected to a page on our website where you can pay tournament fees online using PayPal. If you would prefer to mail in your fees, send a check for $75.00 made out to: SF Bay Odyssey of the Mind, 193 Hemme Ave., Alamo, CA 94507-2109 Please indicate the coaches name, membership name and membership number on the check. Tournament fees are due on or before January 17. Late fees of $50 will be applied after that date.

Use this link to register for the SF Bay Regional Tournament: Click Here

If you need to pay your regional tournament fees separate from your registration, go directly to this link to pay your team's tournament fees:
Pay Tournament Fees


Judge and 2 Hour Volunteer Registration Links below - Both must be registered on or before January 17
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Use the link below to register your judge to work the entire day of the tournament. Judges must attend training on either February 6 or Feb. 20. New judges attend from 8:30 to 1:30, experienced judges attend from 10:45 to 1:30. Training is held at the Willow Creek Center, 1026 Mohr Lane, Concord. Every team is required to provide a judge in order to participate in the tournament, NO EXCEPTIONS.

Register Your Judge

Use the link below to register your two hour volunteer to work the day of the tournament or prior to the tournament.
The choices for 2 hour volunteer positions can be viewed here: Volunteer Jobs

Register 2 Hour Volunteer


Spontania-Mania will be held on January 30 - Use the link below to register your team.
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When: Saturday, January 30, 2016
Where: Willow Creek Center, 1026 Mohr Lane, Concord
There are four sessions to choose from: 9-11am, 12-2pm, 3-5pm or 6-8pm. 9-11 is now full
*Each session can have 20 teams. Registration is first come - first served.
Cost is $10 per team to cover cost of building rental.

When you register, you MUST indicate the session you plan to attend AND a brief description of the problem your station will do and the space it needs (ie: table/chairs, 6 x 6 floor space, need a wall, etc). This assures that I will assign you to a station with adequate space. REGISTRATION CANNOT BE CONFIRMED WITHOUT THESE DETAILS!

Spontania-Mania Registration


Coaches Code of Conduct Form and Team Code of Conduct Form
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We have instituted a new Code of Conduct and request that every team and every coach sign a code of conduct form and return it to the SF Bay Region. Forms can be returned by mail or email. Mail the form to Janis Dewar, SF Bay Odyssey of the Mind, 190 Hemme Ave., Alamo, CA 94507 or email a scanned copy to jdewar94507@yahoo.com.

Team Code of Conduct form: Team Code of Conduct Form

Coaches Code of Conduct form: Coach Code of Conduct Form


Want to start an Odyssey Program at your school??
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It's easy and we'll help! Let us know by sending an email to Janis and we will help you get started. Janis's email address is jdewar94507@yahoo.com. For more information about Odyssey of the Mind, go to Odyssey of the Mind and download the program guide which can be found at the bottom of the home page. Also visit the links on the left side of this page.


The Calendar for 2015/2016 is listed below. If you would like to be added to the newsletter email list, use the link below.


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Use these links to view our Newsletters:
View Newsletter #1 emailed Sept. 14
View Newsletter #2 emailed Sept. 29
View Newsletter #3 emailed Oct. 4
View Newsletter #4 emailed Oct. 8
View Newsletter #5 emailed Oct. 24



Links

2015/2016 Calendar of Events


TOURNAMENT REGISTRATION AND FEES DUE
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January 17, 2016

JUDGE AND VOLUNTEER REGISTRATION DEADLINE
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January 17, 2016


SPONTANIA MANIA SPONT PRACTICE EVENT
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January 30, 2016
Registration will be online only and will open up in December

LAST DAY TO SUBMIT PROBLEM CLARIFICATIONS
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Tuesday, February 15, 2016

JUDGES TRAINING
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Sat. February 6 - Willow Creek Center, 1026 Mohr Lane, Concord
Sat. February 20 - Willow Creek Center, 1026 Mohr Lane, Concord
New judges attend 8:30 - 1:30, experienced judges attend 11:30 - 1:30
Judges registration link to be posted soon

SF BAY REGIONAL TOURNAMENT
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Sat., February 27 - Concord High School and El Dorado Middle School, Concord

CALIFORNIA STATE TOURNAMENT
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Sat. April 2 - 2016 CALIFORNIA STATE ODYSSEY OF THE MIND TOURNAMENT
University of California - Riverside

WORLD TOURNAMENT
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2016 ODYSSEY WORLD FINALS, MAY 25-28, 2016, IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY, Ames, Iowa

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For further questions send us an email: info@sfbayomer.org