Odyssey of the Mind's state finals were held Saturday at Binghamton University in Vestal.
Odyssey of the Mind is an international educational program for students from kindergarten through 12th grade. It holds problem-solving contests throughout the region, state and world.
At Saturday's contest, 230 teams made up of five to seven students each created floats and performed skits.
Teams from Chenango Bridge Elementary, Glenwood Elementary in Vestal, and Chenango Valley Elementary and Middle Schools advanced in the competition.
They will travel to Ames, Iowa in May for the world championships.