The Houston Public Media Spelling Bee is the nation's second 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 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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