Feb 19, 2019

National Spelling Bee

  • Crimson Education
  • Washington, DC, USA
Specialist Essay Editing Competition


Since 1925, the Scripps National Spelling Bee has been held annually for students from all across America, making this one the oldest and most prestigious competitions in spelling.

Students proceed through the stages of spelling challenge from the classroom to the Civic Centre, improving their spelling and growing their vocabulary base as they develop their use of the English language which they take with them for the rest of their lives.

Finalists enjoy the ultimate challenge at the Civic Centre, where their performance is broadcast on television, with the support of their friends, family and teachers.

For more information visit the official website here



Type of Opportunity

Extracurricular Activity

Age Range




Anyone can join via their school

Participation Cost


A pre enrolment fee of $160USD per school or a regular fee of $235USD

Minimum Technical Skill Needed


Time Commitment


In-class practice required plus final events over a 1 week period

Application Deadline

School enrolment for the 2020-2021 school year will open in May.

Application Process Includes

School must be enrolled in the Bee. School must apply.


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