The San Diego Union-Tribune Countywide Spelling Bee is open to 6th-, 7th-, and 8th-grade students in a public or private school with a combined enrollment of 30 or more children. The overall winner of the countywide Spelling Bee will be awarded the title of Spelling Bee Champion, and will win an all-expense-paid trip to compete in the 2021 Scripps National Spelling Bee.
Find a list of participating students and sponsors on The San Diego Union-Tribune Countywide Spelling Bee webpage.
A school must be
registered with Scripps with fees submitted by Oct. 16, 2020, in order to ensure participation in the countywide spelling bee. School champion winner and runner-up information is due by an extended deadline of Feb. 11. For more information contact
Nicole Shina, 858-295-6627.
Student Zoom Training Video
Spelling Bee Competitors, Parents or Guardians, and School Leaders
Tell Your Story
Do you have an interesting story about making it to the bee? Have a family tree full of spelling bee competitors? We want to hear it! Share the stories that bring the bee to life. Contact
firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more.
For more information contact Nicole Shina, 858-295-6627