National Membership Registration

All teams must register as a member annually at to participate in regional and state activities. REGISTER NOW!

National Membership Costs

A member may be a school, a recognized community group, or a college or university. A membership fee is $135 (U.S.). With each membership, you receive:

  • Five long-term problems that are challenging, user-friendly, and cover a wide variety of subjects.​
    One non-competitive primary problem, designed to introduce younger students to creative problem solving.

  • An Odyssey of the Mind Program Guide, which provides coaching information, rules, sample spontaneous problems . . . AND MORE!

  • The Odyssey of the Mind Newsletter, a quarterly publication loaded with valuable program information.

  • The opportunity to enter official competitions.

  • A chance to attend the annual World Finals.

  • The opportunity to win educational scholarships.

  • All mailings and program updates.

  • Support services from International Headquarters.

There is no deadline to become a member of Odyssey of the Mind.  HOWEVER, IF your team chooses to participate in the Regional Tournament, you must be a member by December 15, 2018 (the deadline to register a team for Tournament).  All Schools/Organizations must be members of Odyssey of the Mind PRIOR to registering a team for the Regional Tournament. For more information, visit the team registration requirements page


Established in 2018, Nature Coast is Florida's newest Odyssey of the Mind region. Located in the North Florida Panhandle, Nature Coast will host its first regional tournament for teams from Dixie, Franklin, Gadsden, Jefferson, Lafayette, Leon, Liberty, Madison, Taylor, and Wakulla counties in February 2019!