Scripps National Spelling BeeSpelling Bee

The Spelling Bee program is designed to help students improve their spelling and vocabulary development. The Spelling Bee is a series of spelling contests starting at the school and district level with winners advancing to the regional event. Regional winners may participate in the Multi-Region State Spelling Bee with the winner advancing to the National Spelling Bee.

All schools that want to participate in the regional spelling bee need to enroll with Scripps AND Resource Training & Solutions. Spelling Bee Coordinators, Officials, Assistants: Information for the 2017-18 Spelling Bee
(for your school calendar and planning purposes).

Thursday, August 17 – Monday, October 16, 2017 Scripps' Early Bird Enrollment Period
Tuesday, October 17 – Friday, December 15, 2017 Scripps' Regular Enrollment Period
Friday, November 3, 2017 Resource Training & Solution's Registration Deadline
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 (1 – 3:30 p.m.) Coordinators' Meeting
January 8 – 19, 2018 District Spelling Bee Weeks
Monday, February 5, 2018
Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - Snow Day
Regional Spelling Bee
Resource Training & Solutions
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - Snow Day
Multi-Regional State Spelling Bee
Lakes Country Service Cooperative, Fergus Falls
Sunday–Saturday, May 2018 National Spelling Bee

Thanks for coordinating the Spelling Bee in your district. We know it is a lot of behind-the-scenes work that others don’t see or appreciate.
If you will NOT be the coordinator next year, please email me a name and email address of your successor.
For further information, please contact Sandra Cordie at 320-255-3236 or or Deb Thomes at