National Membership Registration

All teams must register as a member annually at www.odysseyofthemind.com 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