This season, due to the pandemic, Odyssey of the Mind will be offering World Finals  Virtual and In-Person.  Teams will be able to chose how they would like to compete.  NorCal teams please keep in mind the requirements and safety guidelines set by your sponsor ( school, community organization, or other) if your team has one.

Go to the Odyssey of the Mind website for details: Odyssey of the Mind World Finals 2021

Virtual Tournament:     

  • Registration will open April 8th, 2021
  • Final team submission deadline will be  April 30th, 2021. (California has been given special consideration due to late date set for WF and it conflicting with NorCal State Tournament, get links in ASAP but can be as late as May 10th.)
  • Registration Fee: $190 per team


In-Person Tournament

  • June 11th-12th, 2021
  • Registration Deadline: May 5th, 2021
  • Registration Fee: $1090 per team (No housing or food packages offered)
  • This will be more of a festival atmosphere and not the traditional WF week long event.  (Festival is similar to a state tournament in California)

Steps to Registering:

  • Step 1: Log in to the Member Area of  You will be using the Member Login at this step, not the Team Login.

  • Step 2: Click the link to select “Virtual World Finals registration” or “In-Person World Finals registration”

  • Step 3: Select your team from the list that appears

  • Step 4: Log in using Team Login information

  • Step 5: Follow the directions and fill out the forms

  • Step 6: Follow the directions provided and fill out the forms.

  • Step 7: Celebrate!