This page has been developed to bring Coaches and Teams resources to assist them in this Odyssey journey.  Be sure to check back frequently for new and exciting tools.

NorCal Communications Drive

The drive is  where coaches can find the communications that have been sent out online from the State Association.  This includes general emails and monthly creative journey newsletters that share the current happenings in the coaching process in a season.  Recommended that coaches check here often to make sure they are receiving communications from NorCal.

Coach Communication Drive and Tools

Coach Communication Drive for State Association Tournament

Coach Communication Drive for NorCal Teams Going to Worlds

IF you are not receiving these communications click on the link below to register a new email address to receive the State Finals Teams communications.  This is for State Association Tournament information ONLY:

2022 State Finals Team Communication Registration

NorCal & SoCal Webinar Series

The two associations in the state of California have come together to present a series of webinars that bring together information and special presenters in three areas of focus.  This season, 2021-2022,  here are the three webinars:

NorCal Training Site

The training site is where coaches participate in online training and  can reference any training materials, webinar presentation materials, and handbook. You will need to log in to access the Coaches Resources.

NorCal Training Site

Virtual Memberships:

Virtual Tournament Procedures from HQ

This information posted by Odyssey of the Mind HQ gives step by step instructions for:

  • Registering for a Virtual/Online Tournament
  • Creating and submitting the video of the problem solution

Please keep in mind that these are the basic steps for the procedures and state association and regional tournaments may have addition procedures.

Virtual Tournament Procedures

Virtual Tournament Training for Coaches from HQ

Virtual Tournament Training for Coaches

Virtual Spontaneous Guide from HQ

Coaches Guide to Spontaneous

Virtual Links for Submissions & More

Virtual Links Quick Reference Sheet

Virtual Journey Series

This video shorts series was developed and produced by NorCal and SoCal Odyssey of the Mind.

Odyssey Goes Virtual – Introduction

Virtual Brainstorming and Script Writing

Virtual Props/Scenery/Costumes

Virtual Spontaneous Practicing



Tools for ALL:

Odyssey Academy Series

This video series was developed and produced by Jim Morey of Illinois Odyssey of the Mind.  Odyssey Academy is a free series of videos designed to introduce students, parents, teachers, and coaches to Odyssey of the Mind (OM) and to guide them through the OM experience.

Odyssey Academy Series