In 2003, the number of Regional teams jumped from 62 to 74 teams, thanks to an expansion of the Regional competitions from 12 to 16 teams from each Region.
Number of Regional teams: 74
Number of National teams: 10
National Competition teams:

Colorado School for the Deaf and Blind (West)
Florida School for the Deaf and Blind (Southeast)
Indiana School for the Deaf (Midwest)
The Learning Center (Northeast)
Lincoln High School (Southeast)
Maryland School for the Deaf (Mid-Atlantic)
Monroe #1 BOCES (Northeast)
Mountain Lakes High School (Mid-Atlantic)
University High School (West)
Wisconsin School for the Deaf (Midwest)

National Championship match:
Indiana SD defeated University HS
Third Place match:
Maryland SD defeated Mountain Lakes HS
Sportsmanship Award:
Lincoln HS (PA)
Most Outstanding Player:
Pia Marie Paulone, Senior, Indiana SD
Indiana SD Championship Team Roster:

Trevor Baldwin
Jon Mowl
Ellen O’Hara
Pia Marie Paulone
Drew Robarge

Indiana SD

History of the National Academic Bowl for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

The National Academic Bowl for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing was established in 1996 under the guidance of Astrid Amann Goodstein, who was then the Executive Director of Enrollment Services at Gallaudet. That year, only six schools participated in what was considered a competition...

Academic Bowl

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