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November 23, 2004

News Release: Schools Prepare to Host Regional Academic Bowl Competitions

From: Gallaudet - Nov 23, 2004

Schools Prepare to Host Regional Academic Bowl Competitions

(Washington) Regional competition for the ninth annual National Academic Bowl for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students will begin early next year, with the top two teams from each region squaring off in the finals April 23-26 at Gallaudet University.

Conceived in 1997, the National Academic Bowl is sponsored by Gallaudet University, J.W.Marriott and Sorenson VRS. The purpose is to foster the pursuit of academic excellence; promote a spirit of academic competition and good sportsmanship; and encourage social opportunities for collegiality among students.

The five regional competitions include the following:
Feb 16-20, 2005
Utah Association of the Deaf, Inc., Taylorsville, UT
(In conjunction with the Utah School for the Deaf and the Blind, and the Robert G. Sanderson Community Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing)

Feb 24-27, 2005
South Carolina School for the Deaf, Spartanburg, SC

March 3-6, 2005
Ohio School for the Deaf, Columbus OH

March 10-13, 2005
Maryland School f/t Deaf, Frederick MD

March 17-20, 2005
CAPS Collaborative at Monty Tech Montachusett Regional Vocational Technical School, Fitchburg, MA

For more information about the High School Academic Bowl, check the website: