World Finals 2013

May 22-25, 2013


Michigan State University

World Finals

The pinnacle of international team-based creative problem-solving tournaments!

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2013 Problems Synopses

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Problem 1: Pet Project

Divisions I, II, & III

Problem 2: The Email Must Go Through

Divisions I, II, III, & IV

Problem 3: ARTchitecture: The Musical

Divisions I, II, III & IV

Problem 4: Tumble-wood

Divisions I, II, III & IV

Problem 5: It’s How You Look at It

Divisions I, II, III & IV

Primary: Top Sea-cret Discoveries

Grades K-2

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World Finals

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Flashback to 2012!

Congratulations!

World Finals 2012 Omers

Congratulations to all of the teams that competed at the Odyssey of the Mind 2012 World Finals! Omers made it a creative extravaganza where more than 800 teams from around the world shared their ideas and work. While only a few left with a trophy, everyone came out a winner just by solving an Odyssey of the Mind problem and competing on the world stage. Congratulations to all of you.


Thank you!

We are grateful to all coaches, judges, volunteers, supporters… everyone who helped to make Odyssey of the Mind 2012 such a success. Thanks also to the folks at Iowa State University for being fantastic hosts. We hope everyone had a wonderful World Finals experience, and that we will see you next year, May 22-25, at Michigan State University!


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