In 2013, we returned to the Regionals and National competition format after two years of a single National competition.


2013 Regional Academic Bowl


2013 National Academic Bowl

Number of Regional teams: 78

Number of Nationals teams: 20

National competition teams:

California School for the Deaf, Riverside (West)
EDCO @ Newton North High School (Northeast)
Edmonds-Woodway High School (West)
Florida School for the Deaf and Blind (Southeast)
Hinsdale South High School (Midwest)
Indiana School for the Deaf (Midwest)
Iowa School for the Deaf (Midwest)
Kansas School for the Deaf (Midwest)
The Learning Center for the Deaf (Northeast)
Maryland School for the Deaf (Southeast)
Metro Deaf School (Midwest)
Model Secondary School for the Deaf (Southeast)
Monroe #1 BOCES (Northeast)
Montana School for the Deaf and Blind (West)
New Mexico School for the Deaf (Southwest)
Rochester School for the Deaf (Northeast)
Rockville High School (Southeast)
Tennessee High School (Southeast)
Tucson Area Public Schools (Southwest)
University High School (West)

Webcast Link for Championship and Third Place matches:

National Championship match:

Maryland SD defeated University HS

Third Place match:

Tucson Area Public Schools defeated Indiana SD

Sportsmanship Award:

Kansas SD

The Learning Center (Marie Philip School)

Most Outstanding Player:

Ethan Sonnenstrahl, Senior, Maryland SD

National All Stars:

Eric Epstein (Senior), Tucson Area Public Schools
Prachi Kochar (Senior), Rockville High School
Colin Lualdi (Senior), The Learning Center for the Deaf
Lauren Putz (Junior), Hinsdale South High School
Joshua Skjeveland (Junior), Indiana School for the Deaf
Ted Zoerner (Senior), University High School

Maryland SD Team Roster:

Ethan Sonnenstrahl
Jehanne McCullough
Sam Lundquist
Tayla Newman

Maryland 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

Resource Type: History

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