The Northeast regional competition in the 2009 Gallaudet University Academic Bowl starts today at Mill Neck Manor School for the Deaf in New York.
Teams are made up of five players. They answer questions in eight academic categories. There are five regional competitions.
The top three teams from each region get a free trip to the national championship along with one wild-card team selected from the five regional fourth-place teams. That takes place April 25-28 at Gallaudet University.