Team Registration

All Texas Teams must be current with their membership (new or renewed in the summer). They must REGISTER for their regional tournament
using this online system once the team start working on a long term problem. Only teams who complete all their qualifications timely will be included in the schedule.

Deadline to register: December 15, 2017.


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Team Registration (STEP-BY-STEP)

Step 1: Gather All Team Information 

  • Membership Number
  • Zip Code
  • Team Members' Names
  • Team Members' school and grade
  • Coaches' Names
  • Coaches Email Addresses


  • Make sure that you enter the member names correctly. Some regions use an automated process to generate participation certificates. Replacement custom certificates cannot be generated.
  • You will have to enter the school each team member attends.  If all team members do not attend the same school be sure to obtain permission from all principals. There is no special form for this. Also be sure to follow all local school or district rules and all Odyssey of the Mind rules regarding teams from multiple schools.  If you have questions, contact your local Region Director or  info@txodyssey.org


 Step 2: Register Online DUE BY: DECEMBER 15, 2017

Check on the Homepage for the announcement that Team Registration is OPEN for your Region.  then click  REGISTRATION to proceed.

Enter the MEMBERSHIP number and zip code.

When you return to your team registration to view or update certain sections later, you use the same link above ("registration"). You would then use the TEAM username and password which can be found in the Team Confirmation Email.


 

Step 3: Team Confirmation Email

  •  Print and Save Team Confirmation Email
  •  Information to note in the email:
    • Invoice for Tournament Fee
    • How to Make Out a Check or send payment by credit card
    • Address for Sending the Tournament Fee Check
  •  No confirmation email?  You aren't registered!!!  You will receive a TEAM confirmation email after you successfully register.  (The email can take up to an hour or two to be sent.)  If you do not receive a confirmation email, something went wrong.  Contact info@txodyssey.org

 Step 4: Tournament Fee DUE BY: JAN 15, 2018
 
 
  • The Tournament Fee is payable to the TX organization by every team who participates in a tournament. It is not the same as the annual membership fee, which goes to the national organization.
  • Tournament fee for early tournaments (HARO & North) is due by January 15. Fee for other regional tournaments is due February 10.   
  • Tournament fee for the State tournament is due by March 24.

a) Write out a CHECK

  • Include the invoice at the bottom of your team registration email - OR provide the following information in the envelope
    • Membership Number
    •  Problem
    • Division
    • Coaches Names
  • You may pay for multiple teams with one check provide you enclose all team invoices.
  • Enclose the Tournament Fee Check in the same envelope.
  • Send the envelope with the Invoice and Tournament Fee Check to:

Odyssey of the Mind - Texas

10245 Kempwood Drive, #121

Houston, TX 77043-1803

b)  Other option, pay by  CREDIT CARD

  • Include the following information in the comments section of your order (missing information will delay the processing):    

    • Membership Name/Number
    •  Problem
    • Division
  • For example:  Washington Sch. Prob 1 Div 2
        


 Step 5: Print Payment Receipt

  • Once the tournament fee payment is received you can login to print the receipt. It may take 7 to 10 days to post the payment.
  • Click here to print receipt 
    • Login with TEAM username and password which can be found in the Team Confirmation Email
    • Click on “Summary” (right side of page)
    • Please PRINT this page once the Balance-Due is $0.00
  •  Contact info@txodyssey.org if there are any issues.