The Houston Public Media Spelling Bee is the nation's third largest local spelling bee with spellers from 1,000 schools in 42 Texas Counties representing 100,000+ students.
Get Your School in the 2016 Bee
- September 30, 2015 - Early enrollment deadline to get bonus online Encyclopaedia Britannica prize
- October 15, 2015 - Regular School Enrollment deadline
- Fall Semester: Download, read and plan your spelling bee from day one to end of bee.
- Fall Semester: Distribute study materials, procedures, and timelines to all involved.
- December 11, 2015 - LATE School Enrollment Deadline
- Before Winter Break: Conduct your bee and report your school champion before Winter Break if possible.
- January 16, 2016 - Last date to Conduct your bee and report your school champion on spellingbee.com
- Throughout the month of February: School Champions play in District/Region Spelling Bee Playoffs.
- April 2, 2016 - Houston Public Media Spelling Bee (the Final Bee)
- TBA May 2016, Scripps National Spelling Bee
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