Spontaneous Practice Problems

Check back here every week for a new spontaneous practice problem to do with your teams!

"Happy Heroes" - Verbal  Courtesy of Allen Ball, Tenneessee Odyssey of the Mind.  (added 11/12/11)

"Just in case" - Verbal Problem adapted from one created by Jae Bingham, Georgia Odyssey of the Mind. (added 11/20/11)

"The Park" - Verbal Hands-on (added 11/27/11)

"Happy New Holidays" - Verbal Thanks to Jae Bingham, Georgia Odyssey of the Mind. (added 12/5/11)

"Moving Along" - Hands-On Thanks to Allen Ball, Tennessee Odyssey of the Mind (added 12/11/11)

"Cars" - Verbal (added 12/29/11)

"Things That Move" - Verbal (added 1/9/12)

"Raisin' Raisins" - Hands-On (added 1/17/12)

"Why Mother Nature" - Verbal (added 1/25/12)

"New Uses" - Verbal Hands-On (added 2/5/12)

"Pipe Cleaners" - Verbal Hands-On Adapted from a problem by Allen Ball, Tennessee Odyssey of the Mind (added 2/12/12)

"What Would the Rock Say" - Verbal (added 3/11/12)

"Turn It Up" - Verbal Adapted from a problem by
Allen Ball, Tennessee Odyssey of the Mind (added 3/11/12)

"It All Adds Up!" - Verbal Adapted from a problem by
Allen Ball, Tennessee Odyssey of the Mind (added 4/25/12)

"A Piece of Cake" - Verbal Adapted from a problem by
Allen Ball, Tennessee Odyssey of the Mind (added 10/20/12)

"Put it Together!" - Verbal (added 11/25/12)

"Celebrate or Not?" - Verbal (added 12/9/12)

"Create a Vending Machine" - Verbal (added 1/19/13)

 

News

Missouri OM will be holding
a Virtual/Online State Tournament only this year
 in order to provide teams, coaches, and officials a
safe experience during the pandemic. We look forward to this new avenue of competition with you and your teams!

Important deadlines:

January 31, 2020 —Virtual State Tournament Registration.  Judges must be submtted at this time.

March 13, 2021— Virtual State Tournament Solution Submission. All team submissions and paperwork for the Virtual State Tournament must be received by this date.

April 10, 2021 — Virtual State Tournament Awards Ceremony for the Missouri Virtutal State Tournament.

     For information contact:
    Jerlyn Jones
    Association Director
    jerlynjones@yahoo.com
    417-359-4097

Here is a great video tutorial series about the entire process of a virtual solution from start to finish!

 

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