69th Regional Spelling Bee Mar. 4 in Amarillo

The 69th annual Regional Spelling Bee is set for Saturday, March 4. The event will be at the Region 16 ESC Panhandle Conference Center located at 5800 Bell Street in Amarillo. A reception for the contestants starts at 1:30 p.m. followed by the Spelling Bee at 2:00 p.m.

20 county junior and senior winners will be represented. Each competes to represent our region at the 89th Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington D.C. The champion speller named on March 4 receives an all-expenses paid trip to the national event where more than $55,000 will be awarded, a Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary and other prizes.

Saturday, March 4, 2017