2018 Iowa Braille Challenge; January 27, 2018

“With Braille, You Can Build Anything.” Join the 2018 Iowa Braille Challenge on January 27, 2018!


When:  Saturday, January 27, 2018

Snow Date:  February 3, 2018

Where:  Iowa Department for the Blind 524 Fourth Street Des Moines, IA 50309

Braille Builder Sessions: Learning Sessions for new and beginning Braille readers – no Braille experience required

  • For all ages
  • Activities will include: Learning Braille and STEM  (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) activities

Master Braille Builders (Iowa Regional Braille Challenge)

  • Students Grades 1st – 12th
  • Compete in a series of 5 skills contests Braille Reading & Comprehension, Speed & Accuracy, Spelling, Proofreading, and Charts & Graphs
  • Levels Include: Apprentice, Freshman, Sophomore, Junior Varsity & Varsity Levels (UEB only)

Parents’ Session: Sessions for parents, family members, and siblings will be held throughout the day.


 For more information Contact:

Leslie Heinzler

Special Services Librarian

Iowa Department for the Blind

Phone: 515-281-1296

Check out the event flyer by clicking here!