Houston Public Media Spelling Bee 2017

The Houston Public Media Spelling Bee is the nation’s largest local spelling bee with spellers from over 1,100 schools in 42 Texas counties representing 100,000+ students.

56 spellers, grades third through eighth, will face-off on Sat., April 1 for the 2017 Houston Public Media Spelling Bee, the nation’s largest local spelling bee. New this year, early rounds will stream live at houstonpublicmedia.org/spellingbee at 1:30 p.m. and final rounds will air live on TV 8 and online at 7:00 p.m.

The top two spellers will advance to the Scripps National Spelling Bee, May 28 – June 2, 2017, in the Washington, D.C. area with an all-expenses-paid trip to Bee Week.

Below are pictures of the 2016 Houston Public Media Co-Champions: Shourav Dasari and Nihar Janga. Both competed at the 2016 Scripss National Spelling Bee where Nihar Janga earned the co-champion title with Jairam Hathwar. To view more photos of the 2016 Houston Public Media Spelling Bee, visit our flickr album.


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See photos and results from 2015’s bee.

 

Houston Public Media Spelling Bee contact is Connie HillFor more information, visit Scripps National Spelling Bee and FAQs