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2023-2024 NLC Timeline

Registration and Submissions period: December 11, 2023 from 8:00am EST through December 22, 2023 at 4:00pm EST*.

Awards ceremony will be held on February 29, 2024 (not a live event).

Videos and written entries will be posted on the Youth Programs’ YouTube Channel after the Awards Ceremony.

*Note: Any submissions submitted before or after the designated opening and closing dates and times will not be accepted.

Resources for American Sign Language (ASL) Teachers/Specialists


  • For NLC flyer to distribute to students or post up in hallways, click here.
  • For videos of past winners, please go to History
  • Check out these videos for the National Literary Competition:

Contact Us

National Literary Competition

Peet Hall 412

(202) 651-5000

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