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The US Scripps Spelling Bee Spellers

The US Scripps Spelling Bee Spellers

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The US Scripps Spelling Bee  2017 Final is just around the corner, and almost 300 passionate spelling bee spellers will be taking part in the event. For snapshots of the competitors visit http://spellingbee.com/meet-the-spellers/2017 Some interesting statistics: Grades represented run from K through to 8. Competitors are aged between 6 and 15, with Edith Fuller from Oklahoma being the youngest. The states with the most competitors are Illinois and Ohio, followed closely by Texas, New York and California.   Europe - 1 American Samoa - 1 Canada - 7 Ghana - 1 Bahamas - 1 South Korea - 2 Jamaica - 1 Alabama - 1 Alaska - 2 Arizona - 2 Arkansas - 1 California - 16 Colorado - 2 Connecticut - 1 DC - 1 Delaware - 1 Florida
Cool Things To Know About The US National Spelling Bee Finals

Cool Things To Know About The US National Spelling Bee Finals

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The 2017 US Scripps National Spelling Bee tournament Final is just around the corner. Here is some cool trivia about the event.   Youngest Ever participant This year’s finals will feature the youngest contestant ever. Edith Fuller is a 5-year-old from Oklahoma who beat more than 50 other children in Tulsa to advance to the finals. Annie Fuller, Edith’s mother, said family members learned Edith was gifted last summer when she spelled “restaurant” correctly on her first try. Edith breezed by spelling words like odori, colloquial and sevruga, according to Tulsa World. Her final word, jnana, means knowledge acquired through meditation, according to Merriam-Webster. For more details, see the following article in the Washington Post.   A Ratings Winner ESPN airs the f

Contest rules are now available for the US Scripps Spelling Bee

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Every year, spelling enthusiasts converge on Washington DC to participate in and watch the National Scripps Spelling Bee. This year’s competition will air live, and will take place on May 31 and June 1.   Scripps has just released the contest rules for this year’s competition. These can be viewed at downloaded at http://spellingbee.com/.   According to Scripps, here are the 3 most buzzworthy changes from last year’s rules:   The spelling portion of the Preliminaries Test will be handwritten. For the spelling portion of the Preliminaries Test, spellers will handwrite their spellings on Bee-formatted test forms, which will be hand-graded. This format was most recently implemented in the 2011 Bee, and was also used in several Bees in the early 2000s. Fo
Spelling Bee History and fact sheet

Spelling Bee History and fact sheet

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Spelling Bee History A spelling bee is an event in which participants are asked to spell an extensive selection of words, usually with varying degrees of complications. In this article we propose a quick spelling bee history. The idea is thought to emanate in the United States, and spelling bee competitions, along with other versions, are now held around the world in several countries. The very first individual to ever win an official National Spelling Bee also known as The Scripps National spelling Bee was Frank Neuhauser in 1995, Washington D.C at age eleven. The History of the word ‘Bee’ in Spelling Bee The term ‘ as used in the phrase “spelling bee”, is one of those puzzles in language that has never been accounted for satisfactorily. Most early students of language and those w