Coaches – Team Building

Celebrating after competition

Team, Are You Ready?

Team building

Team building is an important part of the Odyssey Journey. Here are a few resources to assist in team-building activities.

Bob’s Top 10 Teambuilding Tips – Download Now

Youth Team building games –  (NEW)

Team building games –

Games for groups –

Coaching Tactics

Teamwork – Working Through Difficulties

Odyssey of the Mind Coaching Journey – From the Program Guide

7-Step Guideline for a Long-term Solution

Effective Coaching Tactics

Creative Opportunities Unlimited –

Coaches & Teams
Judges & Volunteers
  • “Make it the best it can be.” Remembering Dr. Sam.
    We share some sad news. Dr. Sam, the founder of Odyssey of the Mind, has passed. We remember him with a warm heart and the memories that are created in Odyssey.
  • How are Spontaneous Problems Chosen for Competitions?
    Approximately ⅓ of your final calculated score is based on Spontaneous. Practice, practice, practice…AND…Have fun realizing that on-the-spot creativity can be helped along with advanced prep!
  • Good News! You Can Modify.
    This is when teams are re-evaluating their solutions in light of their experiences at their Qualifying Tournament. And yes, you have the opportunity to make adjustments to your solution given what you learned.