Florida Braille Challenge

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The BRAILLE CHALLENGE is a national program of the Braille Institute® hosted by regional schools and agencies that serve blind and visually impaired children. It is the only national braille literacy competition of its kind in the country, and is specifically designed to challenge and reward blind students for their study of braille, which is essential to their future academic and employment success.  Regional students who score among the top 60 nationally are invited to Braille Institute in Los Angeles for a final competition!

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2016 FL Braille Challenge Student Permission Forms and Online Registration

2016 FRBC Locations and Dates

North Florida – January 28, 2016, Jacksonville Public Library, 303 N. Laurel Street, Jacksonville, FL  32202 – due date November 16th.   North Permission Form

East Florida – February 19, 2016 – Grace Covenant Presbyterian Church – 1655 Peel Avenue, Orlando, FL  32806 – due date November 30thEast Permission Form

South Florida – February 26, 2016 – Arthur Ashe, Jr. Campus – 1701 N.W. 23rd Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL  33311 –  due date November 30th.   South Permission Form

West Florida – March 04, 2016 – Lions Eye Institute Foundation – 1410 N. 21st Street, Tampa, FL  33605 – due date November 30thWest Permission Form

Florida Instructional Materials Center for the Visually Impaired wishes to gratefully acknowledge the generous support of our 2016 Regional Braille Challenge sponsors:

Please contact Sue Glaser for additional information at FloridaBrailleChallenge@gmail.com, Cell Phone: 813-695-8193 or Fax: 813-837-7979.