The Kentucky School for the Blind (KSB) offers a comprehensive sports program for Kentucky students who are blind and visually impaired in grades kindergarten through 12. KSB is a member in good standing of the North Central Association of Schools for the Blind (NCASB) and the Kentucky High School Athletic Association (KHSAA) since the inception of both organizations.
KSB students, students that attend the Short Term Program, and those that attend Jefferson County and surrounding districts in grades 7-12 or 14 and older are eligible to participate in the following:
Track & Field
KSB competes in the NCASB Conference which includes residential schools for the blind from 12 member states. Students travel thoughout the season and compete in regaional meets. A combined conference meet is held at the conclusion of each sport season.
This program is available to students who wish to participate in speech competition. It includes categories such as poetry, impromptu speaking, serious and humorous interpretation and other forms of public speaking. Students compete against other NCASB schools.
Junior Varsity Program
KSB students, students that attend the Short Term Program, and those that attend Jefferson County and surrounding districts in grades K-6 are eligible to particpate in the companion sports listed above. Students that particpate in track and field compete at the Annual Bill Roby Games held in October on the KSB campus. Students that practice goalball, wrestling, cheerleading, and swimming, compete in the Annual Junior Varsity Tournament that rotates between the Kentucky, indiana and Ohio schools for the blind.