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 50 nationally are invited to Braille Institute in Los Angeles for a final competition!
Braille Institute has announced that after looking at state implementation plans and speaking with regional coordinators, TVI’s, and the Braille Challenge Advisory Committee, for 2019, all contests for all categories will be in UEB only. There will be no EBAE option. The Nemeth code will not be used in any of the contests.
ONLINE REGISTRATION for Teachers, Parents, Family Members, District Personnel Agency Personnel, Volunteers, etc. is available!
Click the region/date below to go to the registration site.
West Florida ~ January 25, 2019
New Beginnings Christian Church
4100 S. Manhattan Ave., Tampa 33611
East Florida ~ February 8, 2019
Grace Covenant Presbyterian Church
1655 Peel Ave., Orlando 32806
North Florida ~ February 21, 2019
Jacksonville Public Library
303 N. Laura St., Jacksonville 32202
South Florida ~ March 8, 2019
Arthur Ashe, Jr. Campus
1701 NW 23rd Ave., Ft. Lauderdale, 33311
ALL STUDENT PERMISSION FORMS ARE DUE DECEMBER 14
2019 Florida Regional Braille Challenge Sponsors: Click Here
Please contact Sue Glaser for additional information,
Cell Phone: 813-695-8193 or Fax: 813-837-7979