Welcome to Tropical Region
Odyssey of the Mind!
Spontaneous Fair Location Changed
The Spontaneous Fair and Coaches Training has been moved to the Miami Springs Optimist Club located at 1101 Wren Avenue Miami Springs, FL 33166. Event times are still 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM.Tweets by @TropicalOdyssey
If you are visiting us for the first time, Thank You!
Go to the 'Odyssey Develops Creativity' page to learn more about the importance of creativity and the role Odyssey plays in its development.
Go to the 'Considering Odyssey' page to see why we are a great fit for your organization.
Welcome Back for 2016-2017
Welcome to Tropical Region Odyssey of the Mind! The 2016-2017 season has begun. Please keep checking this website for updates as well as other useful information. Be sure to check out the Forms page for information and forms that you might need throughout the season.
Tropical Region Resources
2017 Long-Term Problem Synopses
World Finals 2016
Five Tropical region teams placed in the top five in their long-term problem and division and represented Florida and the Tropical region at World Finals in Iowa.
- David Lawrence K-8 Center
- Howard Drive Elementary
- Palmetto Middle School
- Miami Palmetto Senior High
The 2016 Florida Odyssey of the Mind State Finals were held at the University of Central Florida on April 9, 2016.
Tropical region teams called up on stage at the Florida Odyssey state finals awards ceremony:
- Howard Drive Elementary - 1st Place No-Cycle Recycle Div. I
- Miami Palmetto Senior High - 1st Place No-Cycle Recycle Div. III
- David Lawrence K-8 Center - 2nd Place Something Fishy Div. I
- David Lawrence K-8 Center - 1st Place Something Fishy Div. II
- North Beach Elementary - 5th Place Aesop Gone Viral Div. I
- Palmetto Middle - 2nd Place Aesop Gone Viral Div. II
- Palmetto Elementary - 4th Place Furs, Fins, Feathers & Friends Div. I
Congratulations to all the teams that participated in the state finals. We are very proud of you.
Tournament results, photo galleries and media coverage are available on the Tropical Odyssey Archive.
2016 Intro Package and Calendar
The 2016 Intro Package (PDF) contains a wealth of information about the program and details to get you started. It includes introduction letters, additional materials about the Odyssey of the Mind program, and Tropical region specific information.
The calendar of events and important dates for 2015-2016 has been posted. If you are looking for our information sessions, be sure to check back soon for dates and locations.
Important Infomation for Volunteers
Parents, students, and members of the community that will be volunteering through their school need to update their volunteer information. Instructions to update volunteer information is available here:
* This only applies to Dade County Public Schools volunteers.
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