Communications Contest for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing


2017 - 2018 Contest:

Communications Contest for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, also known as CCDHH.

The contest is open to young people through grade 12 in the United States and Canada, to CEGEP in Québec and grade 13 in the Caribbean, who are educated in the United States, Canada or the Caribbean. Students must submit the results of an audiogram completed no longer than 24 months prior to the date of the contest by a qualified audiologist. Students must be certified to have a hearing loss of 40 decibels or more, which must be supported by the audiogram in order to be eligible to compete.

This year's Theme: Where are My Roots of Optimism?"

General Information from Optimist International can be found at:


The contest is closed for this year, check back after the summer for next year's theme and key dates.