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 2016-17 Spelling Bee
(for your school calendar and planning purposes).

August 2016 Enroll with Scripps
October 14, 2016 Resource Training & Solutions Deadline
December 1, 2016 (1:00 – 3:30) Coordinators Meeting
January 16 – 27, 2017   District Spelling Bee Weeks
February 8, 2017 
(February 09, 2017  – snow day)
Regional Spelling Bee
Resource Training & Solutions
February 21, 2017
(February 23, 2017 - snow day)
Multi-Region State Spelling Bee
Lakes Country Service Cooperative, Fergus Falls
Sunday-Saturday, May 2017 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