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Important Update From CCI

Do you know of someone participating in Destination Imagination®? Please contact the VA Association Director for info on closest Odyssey Region in the state, costs comparisons and any other program info.



  • Odyssey Angels – VA Team selected!!

    April 25, 2024
      Please join me in congratulating Team Awesomesauce for their selection as the top team for Odyssey Angels! Their project details are here – www.angelnests.com. I believe the team will be introduced at the 2024
  • Farewell to Dr. Sam Micklus, Founder of Odyssey of the Mind

    April 16, 2024
    Dear OMers, Coaches, Volunteers and the entire Odyssey of the Mind family, we at OdysseyHQ and the Micklus family wish to take this time to appreciate, respect and admire the
  • 2024 World Finals – Info Session Presentation

    April 9, 2024
    The presentation is from the World Finals Information Session conducted on April 6th following the VA State Tournament Award Ceremony. The content has been updated with info from the FAQ
  • 2024 VA State Tournament Results

    April 6, 2024
    To view the results from the 2024 VA Statement Tournament, please visit this link: http://www.odysseyofthemind.com/competitions/2024/22077_scores_menu.html. Teams that place first and second and Ranatra Fusca Award winners in each problem/division qualify
  • 2024 VA OOTM Tournament Dates

    October 8, 2023
    Piedmont Region 4: Mar 16, 2024 at Franklin County High School, Rocky Mount Tidewater Region 6: Mar 16, 2024 at Menchville High School, Newport News NoVA North Region 9 &
  • VA Odyssey of the Mind 40th Anniversary Message

    October 8, 2023
    During the 2022-2023 season, we marked the 40th Anniversary of the Virginia Odyssey of the Mind. Since our beginning in 1982, we have been most appreciative of the dedication, perseverance,
  • Odyssey Passport

    October 8, 2023
    CCI created and released Odyssey Passport to assist coaches with planning. Your feedback is welcomed. Coaches will find Odyssey Passport under “Downloads” in the “Members Area’. “The Odyssey Passport” is
  • Arm & Hammer “Message in a Bottle Rocket” Baking Soda Rocket Contest

    October 8, 2023
    Arm & Hammer is a very supportive sponsor of Odyssey of the Mind. They have a cool and engaging contest and they are inviting all of the OMers in the
  • VOICES Teams Finish Great at the 2023 WF!

    June 23, 2023
    VA Coaches and Teams: Congratulations on qualifying and competing at the World Finals level of competition. You and your team experienced the return to the World Finals with almost 800
  • 2023 World Finals Info Presentation

    April 17, 2023
    See the 2023 VOICES World Finals Info Meeting Slides for details and deadlines on: registering for World Finals; selecting between on-campus dorms and dining packages vs. hotels; shipping details for
  • 2023 VA State Tournament Scores

    April 15, 2023
    Please click on the link to view scores from the 2023 VA State Tournament:
  • Silent Auction Fundraiser

    April 12, 2023
    Denim Vest Loaded with vintage Odyssey of the Mind (OOTM) Pins Denim vest (size adult large) loaded with over 240 OOTM pins from as far back as 1992 from throughout
  • VA State Tournament Registration Links

    February 28, 2023
    Below are the links for Volunteer Registration and Judges Registration. Note: Teams qualifying to advance to the State tournament:  Registration links will be provided to the coaches by the respective Region
  • Association Director’s Announcements – Nov 2022

    December 5, 2022
    Welcome New and Veteran OMers!! On behalf of the VOICES Board, I want to express my sincere appreciation to the many coaches and teams and judges that participated in the
  • VOICES Teams Finish Great at the 2022 World Finals

    June 14, 2022
    VA Coaches: Congratulations on qualifying and competing at the World Finals level of competition. You and your team experienced the return to the World Finals with over 600 teams from
  • VOICES Teams Recognized at the 2022 Virtual World Finals

    May 8, 2022
    On behalf of the VOICES organization, I greatly appreciate all the coaches and their team members for conceiving your creative solutions, producing and improving your sets, skits, props, costumes, and
  • VOICES Virtual Tournament Results

    April 1, 2022
    On behalf of the VOICES Board, we thank EVERYONE for making this 2nd Virtual State Tournament a SUCCESS. We wish the BEST to the teams advancing to the WORLD FINALS!
  • VOICES Award Ceremony Presentation & Recording

    April 1, 2022
    Please click here for the VOICES Award Ceremony recording. Ceremony presentation slides can be found here. Information regarding tournament results can be found on this
  • VOICES Award Ceremony, April 1st at 7:00 pm

    March 30, 2022
    ALL: Thank you very much for your patience as the Problem Captains, Head Judges and judges complete adjudicating scores and post them to Odyssey HQ. Please check your OdysseyHQ account
  • MITRE STEM Council Teams up with Odyssey of the Mind

    July 12, 2021
    “When Northern Virginia’s Odyssey of the Mind needed a tournament space, MITRE opened its doors—and its parking garage. Employees volunteered as judges and captains. The hands-on STEM competition was a