Here you will find all of the necessary Braille Challenge® forms and information to get started. If you would like additional information or if you have questions regarding any of the forms, deadlines or other information, please contact Christine Pak at 1-800-BRAILLE (272-4553), Ext. 1321 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
BRAILLE CHALLENGE® RESOURCE LIST
The Braille Challenge® is designed to set a high standard of achievement for braille students. Like any discipline, braille proficiency takes study and practice. If you are looking for more ways to challenge yourself throughout the year, check out this list of resources that may help you hone your braille skills.
Official 2018 Contest Handbook (Word with graphics)
Agencies who host a regional Braille Challenge® are given a handbook with detailed instructions on how to plan their own event. All artwork, forms and the contests themselves are provided by Braille Institute at no charge. Any agency interested in hosting a Regional Event in their area should contact Christine Pak at 1-800-BRAILLE (272-4553), Ext. 1321 or email@example.com . Uploaded 10/26/2017.
Instructions for Updating Student Registration Log and Scoring Grid 2017 (Excel)
Excel version uploaded 11/03/2016. All Regional Coordinators will be sent an electronic Registration Log template in Excel that includes students who have participated in their region in past years. Please update and add new contestants, then return your updated log within a week of your event. This document includes instructions on how to fill out this sheet. If you have questions, please contact Christine Pak at firstname.lastname@example.org. Uploaded 11/03/2016.
Scoring Grid for Regional Events 2018 (Excel)
Proctor Guidelines 2018 (Word with graphics)
Proctor Guidelines 2018 (BRF)
Contest Face Sheet & Examples 2018 (pdf)
Contest Face Sheet Fillable 2018 (pdf)
Permission Form (generic) 2018 (PDF with graphics)
Spanish Permission Form (generic) 2018 (PDF with graphics)
Hard copy of the parent/guardian permission forms will be sent with the requested contests to the teachers who are administering individual contests in January. You may also download it here. A parent/guardian Permission Form must be signed by a parent or guardian and attached to the student’s completed contest when they are returned by mail to Braille Institute. Regional Coordinators: Please contact Christine Pak at (323) 663-1111 Ext. 1321 or email@example.com for a customized permission form for your event. Uploaded 11/08/2017.
Sample Contest for Training DVD 2012 (brf)
BRF version updated 12/2/2012.
Sample Contest for Training DVD – Answers 2012 (brf)
BRF version updated 12/2/2012.
Use of Digital Players for Speed and Accuracy Contest (PDF with graphics)
The Braille Challenge® Speed and Accuracy Contests are distributed as MP3 files on SD cards, to be played on one of two approved audio players. Updated 9/14/2011.
Guidelines for Scoring Room Administrators 2018 (Word with graphics)
Docx version for Regional Preliminary Events 2018. Uploaded 10/26/2017.
Scoring Guidelines 2018 (Word with graphics)
Scoring Guidelines 2018 (PDF)
Scoring Guidelines 2018 (BRF)