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Events are added often throughout the year. Check back often to see new events and details of events already announced.

2015

Date & Time
Event Location
September 26 & 27 Vancouver Community Science Celebration - all day open fun challenges at Science World. Free admission to Science World on Sunday, September 27. Science World
September 29, 7:00 p.m. Odyssey of the Mind Information and Awareness Session
Get general information about the program and how to join a team, try your hand at a spontaneous problem, and find answers to all your questions. Sessions are suitable for everyone from Teachers, Parents, potential Coaches, Judges and Volunteers. If you want to find out more about this exciting program - sign up today so we have enough materials and handouts.
Montecito Elementary
2176 Duthie Ave. Burnaby
[ Map ]
September 30, 7:00 p.m. Odyssey Information and Awareness Session
Get general information about the program and how to join a team, try your hand at a spontaneous problem, and find answers to all your questions. Sessions are suitable for everyone from Teachers, Parents, potential Coaches, Judges and Volunteers. If you want to find out more about this exciting program - sign up today so we have enough materials and handouts.
Buckingham Elementary School, 6066 Buckingham Ave. Burnaby
[ Map ]
October 1, 7:00 p.m. Odyssey Information and Awareness Session
Get general information about the program and how to join a team, try your hand at a spontaneous problem, and find answers to all your questions. Sessions are suitable for everyone from Teachers, Parents, potential Coaches, Judges and Volunteers. If you want to find out more about this exciting program - sign up today so we have enough materials and handouts.
École Armstrong
8757 Armstrong Ave. Burnaby
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October 8, 7:00 - 8:30

Creative Problem Solving Society Annual General Meeting & Odyssey Kick-Off Learn more about the events sponsored by CPSS, meet the people "behind the scenes", reflect with us on last season and get an inside scoop on what's planned for this year. Everyone's welcome!

Nancy Bennett Room at Poirier Library, 575 Poirier Street, Coquitlam [ Map ]
October 17
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Curiosity Camp
A morning of fun for the creatively curious. More details here »

Buckingham Elementary,
6066 Buckingham Ave, Burnaby
Map ]

October 24, 9:00 a.m.  - 2:30 p.m.

A Conference for Parents and Kids

Parent Session - Dr. Marcia Imbeau:
Tips for Parents of Gifted Students: The TOP 5 Ideas from Research

Kids Sessions:
Total ChaOS! for Grades 5-8
Jabber-Wacky Mini Camp for Grades 2 - 5

Download OUR KIDS CONFERENCE FLYER for more details.
Registration is now closed.
Winslow Centre
1100 Winslow Ave, Coquitlam
[ Map ]
November 19 Odyssey Information and Awareness Session
Get general information about the program and how to join a team, try your hand at a spontaneous problem, and find answers to all your questions. Sessions are suitable for everyone from Teachers, Parents, potential Coaches, Judges and Volunteers. If you want to find out more about this exciting program - sign up today so we have enough materials and handouts.
Harbour View Elementary School
960 Lillian Street, Coquitlam
[ MAP ]
November 21
9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Fun Day - An all day camp for everyone curious about Odyssey of the Mind
Come out and build, act and create at our annual FUN DAY!  Students will join group activities of construction with both new and recycled materials, and explore using their own plans and ideas! Sessions run from 9 am to 3 pm.
Check out the flyer for more information! »
Montgomery Middle School
1900 Edgewood Ave, Coquitlam V3K 2Y1 [ MAP ]
November 21
9:15 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Coaches Training
Beginner Coaches

Come and get the low down on how to form and support your teams, and navigating through the kids and the problems.
Montgomery Middle School
1900 Edgewood Ave, Coquitlam V3K 2Y1 [ MAP ]
November 21
9:15 to 10:30 a.m.
Odyssey Information and Awareness Session
Parents, teachers, and potential coaches are welcome to come and try out Odyssey for themselves, get general information and hear about how to bring this exciting program to their student's school. Please sign up today so we have enough materials and handouts.
Montgomery Middle School
1900 Edgewood Ave, Coquitlam V3K 2Y1 [ MAP ]

2016

Date & Time
Event Location
January 9 3rd Coaches’ Training
Tips and Techniques to prepare your team for the tournaments. Multiple workshops for new and experienced coaches.
Montgomery Middle School
1900 Edgewood Ave, Coquitlam V3K 2Y1 [ MAP ]
January 15 Deadline for all Team Registrations and Judges Registrations
***Coaches, please remind your team's parents to submit the Annual Consent Form before January 15, 2016. It can be found on our registration site.
 
January 23 Spontaneous Attack
Only open for OM member schools! More information
***Experienced coaches/ spontaneous judges wanted as station leaders! Please contact us to volunteer.SpontaneousAttack2013
Yorkson Creek Middle School
20686 84 Ave
Langley, BC V2Y 2B5 [ MAP ]
February 13 Judges Training
Workshop to prepare this year's judges for the tournaments. Required for ALL (new and experienced) judges. Register here »
Montgomery Middle School
1900 Edgewood Ave, Coquitlam V3K 2Y1 [ MAP ]
February 27

Statbucks logoOdyssey BC Qualifying Tournament (mandatory for inclusion to the Provincial tournament). Thank you to Starbucks Coffee at 1470 Prairie Ave, Port Coquitlam for their kind donation of coffee for our Qualifying Tournament.

Montgomery Middle School
1900 Edgewood Ave, Coquitlam V3K 2Y1 [ MAP ]
April 16 Statbucks logoBC Odyssey of the Mind Provincial Tournament
Thank you to Starbucks Coffee at 1470 Prairie Ave, Port Coquitlam for their kind donation of coffee for our Provincial Tournament.
Montgomery Middle School
1900 Edgewood Ave, Coquitlam V3K 2Y1 [ MAP ]
April 19, 7:00 PM

World Finals Information Session

Coquitlam Public Library, City Centre Branch, Pinetree Way
May 14, 9 am to 2 pm BC World Finals competitors’ Team Rally Day Gleneagle Secondary School
1195 Lansdowne Dr., Coquitlam
[ MAP ]
May 25-28 World Finals for Odyssey of the Mind Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa
July 4-8 Jabber-Wacky Summer Camp

Delta, Ladner Leisure Centre
July 11-15 Jabber-Wacky Summer Camp
Maple Ridge, Harry Hooge Elementary School
July 18-22 Jabber-Wacky Summer Camp
Port Moody, St Joseph's Parish Centre
July 25-29 Jabber-Wacky Summer Camp
Lynn Fripps Elementary School, Langley