Convention Memory Minute Contest

For many, the first convention becomes a life-changing experience. As a means of encouraging others to register for this year’s convention, please share a video or audio message about a special memory of your first convention in less than sixty seconds. Use #NFB20 in a social media post or submit the entry directly by email or phone, and be entered to win a cash prize and have your story shared at this year’s convention.

Contest Rules

We are seeking entries that are heartwarming, funny, and creative.

All entries must:

  • Be less than one minute!
  • Be received by July 1, 2020.
  • Include the words “National Federation of the Blind” in full.
  • Include your name in spoken form.

You must also:

How to Submit

On Social Media

Post your video using #NFB20 on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or TikTok. In the same post, tag three others to participate too.

By Email

If you do not have social media, record a video, voice memo, or audio file with your phone or computer, and email the file to

By Phone

Call 410-659-9314, extension 2020, and leave a one-minute voicemail of your experience. Still be sure to nominate three friends as part of your message, then call them to share the news and encourage their participation.

Note: Submissions by phone or email may be used on National Federation of the Blind social media.

Prizes and Award Announcement

The Kenneth Jernigan Convention Scholarship Fund Committee will review submissions and award the top three winners based on creativity and impact of their story. Submissions will be played during convention and winners will be announced at the banquet.

  • First Place Winner: $200
  • Second Place Winner: $150
  • Third Place Winner: $100