RIT/NTID Announces Competitions for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students

The National Technical Institute for the Deaf (NTID) at the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) is hosting three competitions this spring for students who are deaf and hard of hearing.

From April 7-9, 2017, there will be an in-person Math Competition for middle school students who are deaf or hard of hearing. Teams of students will compete in several rounds that test speed, accuracy, teamwork, and other math skills.


The deadline to register for the Math Competition is December 15, 2016.  For more details, email [email protected] or visit www.rit.edu/NTID/MathCompetition.


NTID is also holding a Digital Arts, Film and Animation Competition for deaf and hard of hearing students.  


This competition is for students with artistic talent who are in grades 9 through 12. The deadline to enter is March 1, 2017.


Students are asked to express themselves through graphic media, web design, 3-D animation, film, interactive media, and photo illustration. Exciting prizes will be offered.


For more information about the Digital Arts, Film and Animation Competition, visit www.rit.edu/NTID/Arts or send questions to [email protected].


The third competition hosted by the NTID is the SpiRIT Writing Contest.


The SpiRIT Writing Contest is for writers in 10th and 11th grade who are deaf and hard of hearing.


The contest will take place in the spring, followed by an awards ceremony in the summer.


The deadline to enter the SpiRIT Writing Contest is March 1, 2017.  For more details, go to www.rit.edu/NTID/WritingContest or email questions to [email protected].
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