2022 Iowa Regional Braille Challenge
Saturday, February 26, 2022
at the Iowa Department for the Blind
We are also offering the option for students to test remotely with their TVI or paraeducator. The remote testing window runs from February 1 through February 18.
This category encourages children to participate from any grade level, kindergarten through grade 12, and can be at any reading and writing level, or who are brand new to braille.
- Lodging at no cost at the Renaissance Des Moines Savery Hotel located less than two blocks from IDB for Friday and/or Saturday nights.
- Travel reimbursement of $50.00 for families who live more than 50 miles from Des Moines.
- Free parking during the Braille Challenge
- Lunch for participants and their families
- Sunday tickets to the Science Center of Iowa
The Braille Challenge is designed to encourage students to practice their braille literacy skills, hone your skills and prepare for the contest, see sample contests here.
Braille Challenge T-Shirts
Each student participating will receive a free Braille Challenge T-shirt. T-shirts for family members and others will be sold by the Friends of the Library.
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