In 2017, we reduced the number of Regional competitions from 5 to 4 and invited 20 teams to each Regional competition. The number of national teams were also reduced from 24 to 20.


2017 West Region

2017 Midwest Region

2017 South Region

2017 East Region


2017 National Academic Bowl

Number of Regional teams: 79

Number of National teams: 20

National Competition teams:

CSD Fremont

CSD Riverside

Edmonds Woodway HS

Florida SDB

Hinsdale South HS

Indiana SD

Kansas SD

Maryland SD

Minnesota State Academy for the Deaf


Nebraska Regional Programs

Oklahoma SD

READS Collaborative

Rockville HS

Starr’s Mill HS

Texas SD

Washington SD

Wyoming Outreach Services for the D/HH

Webcast Link for Championship and Third Place matches:

National Championship match:

Indiana SD defeated Maryland SD

Third Place match:

Texas SD defeated Rockville HS

Sportsmanship Award:

Mountain Lakes HS

Washington SD

Most Outstanding Player:

Franco Bippus, Sophomore, Indiana SD

National All Stars:

Daniel Eischen, Senior, Hinsdale South HS

Lydia Kopp, Senior, Texas SD

William C’Connell, Senior, Starr’s Mill HS

Cade Patterson, Junior, Maryland SD

Gabi Reimann, Senior, Wyoming

Jack Samuelson, Sophomore, Nebraska Regional Programs

Milo Seal, Senior, Edmonds Woodway HS

Bryan Yun, Senior, Rockville HS

Indiana SD Team Roster:

Franco Bippus

Rynata Fonseca

Kate Lorenzo

Isabella Paulone

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

Resource Type: History

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