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Braille Celebration – Wichita Area

Event Description

Welcome to Winter Wonderland 2023

Kansas State School for the Blind welcomes ALL students and families regardless of their braille reading/writing skills to come join us for non-competitive events. All contests and event materials will be in UEB braille format. Our Regional Braille Challenge events will be held in two locations. Please register for one regional location by checking the correct box on the registration form.* *Registrants will be notified of inclement weather days at least 3 days out of the regularly scheduled event.

Please register by December 20, 2022 at https://forms.gle/eXvXj2TwhNHjheGu9

Non Competitive Activities Include

  • Winter Wonderland Spelling Bee
  • Makerspace STEM
  • Culinary Arts
  • O&M Scavenger Hunt
  • Music & Me activity

Competitive Activities Include

The Braille Challenge® is a unique two-stage competition. Each year, between January and March, students in grades 1-12 attend a regional Braille
Challenge in their area. Students participate in Braille Spelling, Speed and Accuracy, Reading Comprehension, Proofreading, and Chart and Graph Reading challenges. The top 50 scorers from regional events in the U.S. and Canada are invited to the National Competition held in Los Angeles, California during the month of June.

Competitive Student Categories

  • Grades 1-2: Apprentice
  • Grades 3-4: Freshman
  • Grades 5-6: Sophomore
  • Grades 7-9: Junior Varsity
  • Grades 10-12: Varsity

Questions? Contact Aundrayah Shermer at ashermer@kssdb.orgcreate new email, (913) 335-5596 or Pam Arbeiter parbeiter@kssdb.orgcreate new email, (913) 424-3324.

Event Details

Date: March 4, 2023

Location
Maize South Middle School 3404 N. Maize Rd., Wichita, KS 67205

Registration Required? Link

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