For the 2013-2014 school year, the Preliminary competition was held in December 2013, with the Playoffs in January 2014.

The top 8 teams from the Buff, Blue, and Green Divisions, were invited to the national competition held at Gallaudet in March 2014.

Number of Schools in the Preliminary competition: 33
Number of Teams in the Preliminary competition: 58

National Competition teams (Buff):

Earle B. Wood Middle School
Kendall Demonstration Elementary School
CSD Riverside
Indiana SD
Michigan SD
Phoenix Day SD
Rochester SD
Texas SD

National Competition teams (Blue):

Illinois SD
Indiana SD
Kentucky SD
Washington SD

National Competition teams (Green):

Atlanta Area School for the Deaf
CSD Riverside
Illinois SD
Louisiana SD

Buff National Championship match:

Kendall Demonstration Elementary School defeated Earle B. Wood Middle School

Buff Most Outstanding Player:

Jennida Willoughby, 8th grade, Kendall Demonstration Elementary School

Buff Sportsmanship Award:

Kendall Demonstration Elementary School

Buff All Stars:

  • Jared Herman, 8th grade, CSD Riverside
  • Jonathan Summers, 8th grade, Earle B. Wood Middle School
  • Spencer Willey, 7th grade, Indiana SD
  • Eliyas Assefa, 8th grade, Kendall Demonstration Elementary School
  • Tyler Naeyaert, 8th grade, Michigan SD
  • Zander Herbold, 6th grade, Phoenix Day SD
  • Emma Doughty, 6th grade, Rochester SD
  • Nevan Graves, 7th grade, Texas SD

Blue National Championship match:

Kentucky SD defeated Illinois SD

Blue Most Outstanding Player:

Payne Yance, 8th grade, Kentucky SD

Blue Sportsmanship Award:

Kentucky SD

Blue All Stars:

  • Jared Spinale, 8th grade, Indiana SD
  • Ian Fraas, 6th grade, Illinois SD
  • Jadzia Ingram, 7th grade, Washington SD
  • Kalena Bumbala, 6th grade, Indiana SD

Green National Championship match:

Illinois SD and Louisiana SD tied

Green Most Outstanding Player:

Nthabeleng Macdonald, 8th grade, Louisiana SD

Green Sportsmanship Award:

Louisiana SD

Green All Stars:

  • Jahaidia Brown-Love, 7th grade, CSD Riverside
  • Julissa Howle, 8th grade, Illinois SD
  • Chelsey Scott, 8th grade, Louisiana SD
  • Marquize Nash, 7th grade, Atlanta Area SD

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