Utah's 2013 Regional
March 1, 2013
The Braille Challenge Program is an opportunity for students to improve their Braille reading and writing skills. The culminating event is the regional Braille Challenge on March 2nd which will include competitions, awards, prizes, contests, and fun. Scores from our Utah event will be sent to the national Braille Challenge and compared to other Braille readers around the counter with the top performers in each age group invited to the national competition in June.
Registration forms for the Braille Challenge are due by February 4th. Download the Braille Challenge Registration Form here.The Braille Challenge® Reading, Writing & Spelling Contest Utah Regional: Friday, March 1, 9:00 – 3:00 DSBVI
Individual registration for the 2013 Braille Challenge Utah regional is now happening!! Registration forms and to be returned before February 1. The 13th annual Braille Challenge® is the only national reading and writing contest in braille for blind and visually impaired students.
Braille Challenge® categories include reading comprehension, braille speed and accuracy, proofreading, spelling and reading tactile charts and graphs. The top-scoring 60 contestants come to Los Angeles in June for a Final Round—two days of competition, camaraderie and fun. Register Today! Parents are welcome to attend but will not be able to follow their individual students into the competition rooms. However, we are excited to offer a workshop for parents each year. This year we will have two options. (1)A beginning Braille introduction workshop and (2)a more advanced workshop focusing on Braille contractions.
The Braille Challenge is a national program conducted by the
Institute in Los Angeles and sponsored in Utah by the Utah
Foundation for the Blind. We appreciate the work and support of
the Braille Institute and the national sponsors including
Humanware, National Braille Press, Seedlings, and Perkins