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Braille Unites Us 

For the 2021 Braille Challenge, we have focused on strategies that allow students to participate in braille literacy challenges while prioritizing the health of all involved. 

AEM is hosting two virtual events: February 6, 2020. The virtual award ceremony is going to be held on March 4, 2021, at 4:30 p.m.  Louisiana Braille Challenge Logo

Meet the Past Winners


2020 & 2019 Winner


2018, 2016, & 2015 Winner


2017 Winner

Braille Challenge

Every year, each state host the Braille Challenge where students who are visually impaired or blind compete with each other across the state. Braille Challenge is the only academic competition of its kind for students who are visually impaired or blind. Any student who can read and write braille in grades 1-12 are eligible to participate. The winner gets to go to California in the summer to compete in the National Braille Challenge.  

Talent Show

Talent Show 2021 is open to take submission of your talent. Simply, fill out the form and submit your video. The student does not have to participant in the Braille Challenge to submit a talent show video.  

Your video would be played on the day of the Braille Challenge Award Show on March 4, 2021, at 4:30 p.m. central time. 

The winner will receive $20 and a goody bag. The last day to email your video is Feb. 19th. 

Sign up Form

Submit A Video

A child smiling with a cupcake in his hand. His mom is smiling as well. Singers are singing in the background.

Braille Challenge 2018 – A small Concet

7 students playing a band in the Talent Show

Braille challenge 2018- LSVI Band

 Permission Slip 

After filling out the permission slip, make sure to email it to Robin King

Permission Slip

Proctor Handbook

More information on proctoring the event.


Braille Institute

To get more information on the National Braille Challenge, visit the Braille Institute website. 


Braille Challenge T-shirt 2021

$20 (cost of shipping is added)

T-shirt in navy blue color. with an outline map of Louisiana (white) connected by 6 Braille dots (yellow). Inside the map, it says “Braille Unites Us.” The bottom of the t-shirt has the Braille Challenge logo. 

Order your Shirt!

Prizes for Winners 

wireless Bone conduction headphone

Overall Winner

Talking watch

Junior Varsity Overall Winner

Talking Watch

Sophomore Overall Winner


Goody Bags

sponsored by Braille Institute


Tote Bag

Wrist band


Water Bottle

UNO Cards