The 2018 Missouri State Tournament will be held at Missouri University of Science & Technology in Rolla on March 24, 2018!


Welcome to Missouri Odyssey of the Mind

Missouri Creative Achievements in Problem Solving (MOCAPS) is the proud sponsor of Odyssey of the Mind in Missouri. We are a non profit, section 501 (3) (c) educational organization run entirely by volunteers.

Odyssey of the Mind
is an international educational program that provides creative problem-solving opportunities for students from kindergarten through college. Team members apply their creativity to solve problems that range from building mechanical devices to presenting their own interpretation of literary classics. They then bring their solutions to competition on the local, state, and World level. Thousands of teams from throughout the U.S. and from about 25 other countries participate in the program. Learn more..


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The first ten new memberships for the 2017-2018 school year will have one $75 team tournament registration fee waived. This also includes returning memberships who have not competed in the last 2 years. E-mail Linda Owen and mention this offer for more information.

Ready to join Odyssey and begin your adventure? Go to Odyssey Headquarters for membership information and application.



Do you have a membership for 2018 and do you know someone who might be interested in joining Odyssey of the Mind in Missouri? If so, we’ll give you a break on a future tournament fee if you recruit a new membership. Click for more information.


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STEM, Creativity and Problem
              SolvingThe STEM Initiative (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) in education is closely linked to creative problem solving. Over the years scientists and engineers have looked at an object such as a telephone and wondered how can we make this portable? Can we get it to do the work of a small computer? Students (Omers) in Odyssey of the Mind creative problem solving program learn to think the same way…identify the problem…analyze the problem…brainstorm innovative ways to solve the problem. Learn more…

WATCH the interview with the Odyssey of the Mind Executive Director on the 21st Century Business television series:


2018 Judges' Training Date and Location to be determined. 

March 24, 2018—The 2018 Missouri State Tournament will be held at MS&T in Rolla. 

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