The 2017 Missouri State Tournament will be held at Missouri University of Science & Technology in Rolla on April 1, 2017!


Welcome to Missouri Odyssey of the Mind

Missouri Creative Achievements in Problem Solving (MOCAPS) is the proud sponsor of Odyssey of the Mind in Missouri. We are a non profit, section 501 (3) (c) educational organization run entirely by volunteers.

Odyssey of the Mind
is an international educational program that provides creative problem-solving opportunities for students from kindergarten through college. Team members apply their creativity to solve problems that range from building mechanical devices to presenting their own interpretation of literary classics. They then bring their solutions to competition on the local, state, and World level. Thousands of teams from throughout the U.S. and from about 25 other countries participate in the program. Learn more..


Learn about the Bradley Spence Memorial Scholarship

New: The deadline for the Scholarship application has been extended to March 22, 2017.


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STEM, Creativity and Problem
              SolvingThe STEM Initiative (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) in education is closely linked to creative problem solving. Over the years scientists and engineers have looked at an object such as a telephone and wondered how can we make this portable? Can we get it to do the work of a small computer? Students (Omers) in Odyssey of the Mind creative problem solving program learn to think the same way…identify the problem…analyze the problem…brainstorm innovative ways to solve the problem. Learn more…

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Date change: April 1, 2017—Judges' Training will be held at MS&T in Rolla. 

April 1, 2017—The 2017 Missouri State Tournament will be held at MS&T in Rolla. 


JUDGES' REGISTRATION CLICK HERE (Volunteers should not register online.)

New! Check out the 2017 pins and shirts HERE!

Check out our Shutterfly site for 2016 and earlier Missouri State and World Finals Tournament photos!

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