"Encourages students of all ages to build on their strengths and to discover skills they never knew they possessed, be they technical, theatrical, analytical, comic, linguistic, musical...the list goes on." (quote from DI marketing vice president)
Future Problem Solving of Mississippi
"Teaching students creative problem solving processes through competitive and non-competitive instructional programs so they learn to work with others in designing positive futures" (quote from FPS site)
Invent Now, Inc.
Invent Now is a not-for-profit organization which operates the National Inventors Hall of Fame, Collegiate Inventors Competition, and national education programs Camp Invention, Invention Project, and Club Invention. (from their website)
Mississippi Scholastic Chess Association (MSCA)
Provides information about scholastic chess in Mississippi.
Odyssey of the Mind
"Fosters creative thinking and problem-solving skills among participating students and features an annual competition component at local through international levels. Students solve problems in a variety of areas, from building mechanical devices such as spring-driven vehicles to giving their own interpretation of literary classics." (quote from their web site)