NorCal Advancing Coach’s Information:

Coach Webinar

A Coach webinar was held on March 9th for teams that qualified to advance to the State tournament.

Recording of Coach State Advancement Webinar

Hotel Information

Be sure and reserve your rooms right away to assure that your team and fans have rooms close to the competition site.

This season we do not have any special offers for teams.  Hotels, at this time, is not offering anything special due to current economic and/or pandemic conditions.


Pins can be order here on this website  through the store OR visit the Pins Booth at the state tournament located in the heart of campus.  STOP IN AND TAKE A LOOK! See what pins are all about.

NorCal Website Store

To complete online purchase  a coupon code is required.  Coupon code to complete sale is: 23State

Returning for the 2023 SEASON! Individual team members trading pins with other team members from across NorCal at the State Tournament.  Team members will trade their special bridging creativity pin, purchased through the state, with other team members from different bridging creativity pins  so that they can collect all three from NorCal.  Pin trading in NorCal has returned and is ALIVE AND WELL.  Don’t miss out on this tradition of meeting other teams from NorCal and trading pins.

2023 California State Tournament Schedule

The state tournament schedule will be available approximately one week before the state tournament.

NorCal Tournament Schedule 2023


Parking & Drop Off for Tournament

Drop off is located in the front of Adams Middle School.  Please drop off at the curb and then park in parking spots or legal locations on the street.

Parking is limited so be sure to park in the lot or on the street in front of the school.

Tournament Maps & Activities

Map of campusAdams Middle School Map

Food  will  be available on the campus.  We will have a long time supporter of the Odyssey of the Mind… Straw Hat Pizza!  They will be on campus selling their classic pizzas for all to enjoy. Be sure to check them out!

NorCal Tournament Program