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In Depth Workshop -11/18 1pm-4pm

Coaches,

We are excited to be hosting the In-depth workshop this coming weekend on November 18th. The workshop will be from 1pm-4pm at Woodward North. If you haven’t already signed up, please be sure to do so by navigating to registration –> in depth workshop and filling out the simple registration form. Please arrive early to find parking and get checked in. There will be a spontaneous workshop going on at the same time, so check in may be a little chaotic.

We hope to see everyone there! All of our problem captains are very excited to be discussing the problems with coaches and preparing teams for this season.

Please remember, absolutely no competitors or persons under the age of 18 are allowed at the in depth workshop.

New Coaches Workshop – 9am Saturday October 21st

For all new coaches,

 

The date we are having our coaches workshop for all NEW coaches is this coming Saturday, October 21st!  Please come join us and experience a helpful training session of how to deal with a group of kids and guide them to a successful Odyssey season.  We have lots of experienced folks ready to help guide you and your team on its journey through this experience that is Odyssey of the Mind.

We offer a training session that will go through the ins and outs of the program. The training provides in depth information into coaching, dealing with teams, understanding the basics of the program, a guide to layout the year, how a tournament day works, and other questions you might find yourself asking. We’ll be sure to have a Q&A session with the group so everyone can ask and share anything that comes up.  

Register for the workshop

Workshop Location and Time:  

9am-1pm  -please arrive early as we will be starting the session promptly at 9am!

Parkview High School
998 Cole Dr SW
Lilburn 30047

 

Join us at Maker Faire Atlanta – October 22nd

Hey everyone,

Georgia Odyssey will have a booth at Maker Faire Atlanta on October 22nd. Maker Faire is a gathering of fascinating, curious people who enjoy learning and love sharing what they do. From engineers and artists to scientists and crafters, Maker Faire is a venue for these “makers” to showcase their hobbies, experiments, and projects.

 

Location:

Georgia Freight Depot

65 M.L.K. Dr NW

Atlanta, GA 30303

 

Time: 10am-6pm

 

High School Volunteers

If you are a high school student who would be interested in volunteering at our booth we’d love to have your help. Volunteers will be talking about their Odyssey experiences to attendees of the Maker Faire. Shifts will be 2 hours long. If Interested, please contact Jose Martinez at Jose@georgiaodyssey.org today!

Regional Tournament Registration is live!

Visit the Registration Page in order to get all of the details on how to register your team for a regional tournament in Georgia.   From there, we have a simple 4 step guide to help you get the team completely ready to participate in the 2017-2018 year!

Membership registration is $135 to get your school/organization started. You will receive a copy of all of the problems for this year with the detailed rules and regulations. 

Regional tournament registration fee is $80. This cost will help cover the costs of running the tournament.

 

Spontaneous Workshop Registration will be open October 1st

Simply visit our registration page and navigate to the spontaneous workshop section to learn about the workshops we offer for teams to come and get some practice doing a variety of spontaneous problems before competition. The registration will open October 1st. Registration for the workshops are limited and will be done on a first come first serve basis. In order to reserve a spot, we must have a non-refundable deposit of $40 made via debit card, credit card, or e-check through PayPal. No exceptions will be made.

The November 18th spontaneous workshop falls on the same day, location, and time as the in depth training for coaches. If coaches wish to attend the in depth training and have a team do a spontaneous workshop at the same time, they must have 2 additional adults with them. 1 adult to travel with the team and 1 adult volunteer to assist with the workshop. Please plan accordingly.