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Saturday Nov 3

Coach Training  9:15am - 2:00pm

Coach’s Clinic,   Registration starts at 9:00. All coaches are urged to attend. Information will be presented through a series of mini workshops. Subjects will include "getting started" and team building, solving the long term problem, style, spontaneous, balsa wood structures and using the web site. New coaches will gain valuable insight into various aspects of the Odyssey program. Veteran coaches will share coaching tips and learn new tricks.

For more information contact Bill Nimick
by email ( wcpaodyssey@aol.com ) or
by phone ( Home:412-795-0759   Cell: 412-527-7324).

Food will be offered at lunchtime.

ACT 48 hours available for teachers
Coaches must attend Coach Training and bring a Team that competes in the West Central Regional tournament

Jan. 15, 2019

Deadline - for West Central Region/State Registration, West Central Regional Tournament Registration. Memberships on both the National and Regional levels are required to participate in Tournaments. The WC PA Tournament registration is considered final after this date.

Feb. 23, 2019

WCPA Region Judge’s training
  8:30 AM - Registration
9:00 AM SHARP until about 11:30 - Training

ACT 48 hours available for teachers
Judges must attend Judge Training and work the assigned role at our West Central Regional Tournament

Feb 23, 2019

West Central Region Tournament
Coach check-in will be in the lobby of the building where the team's long-term presentation is scheduled. Teams should check in at least 1 hour prior to their first competition or by 1:00 PM.

Tournament begins at 12:30PM Awards at around 3:00PM

Judges must report where and when assigned by their Problem Captain.

If CANCELLATION is warranted for any reason, announcements will be made on the web page and by email to coaches, judges and volunteers, on the morning of the Tournament.

Tournament Guidelines

May 22-25, 2019

World Finals




Tournament Guidelines

Directions; PSU Altoona, 3000 Ivyside Park, Altoona, PA 16601

Directions; Pocono East High School, Pocono Mountain School Road Swiftwater, PA 18370

  • From Central PA:
  • Go to Rt 80
  • Merge onto I-80 E go about 100-150 miles depending on where you enter I80.
  • Take the 380 N.
  • Take exit 3 for PA-940 toward Pocono Pines/Mt Pocono .
  • Turn left onto PA-314 E
  • Turn left onto PA-611 N
  • Turn right onto S R 45100/Woodland Rd
  • Turn right onto Pocono Mountain School Rd