Amplify: T-H-U-N-D-E-R HOSTS 4TH ANNUAL REGIONAL SPELLING BEE
School registration now open
The Oklahoma City Thunder is excited to bring students and schools the opportunity to participate in the Scripps National Spelling Bee through the Thunder Regional Spelling Bee.
Schools will have the opportunity to host local spelling bee competitions and the 25 top-scoring champions will advance to compete in the Thunder Regional Spelling Bee for a chance to attend the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C.
The bee provides multiple academic, literacy and lifeskill benefits:
- Improve spelling, increase vocabulary, learn concepts to develop correct English usage
- Opportunity for development of self-confidence, responsibility and autonomy
- Valuable experience in developing the necessary skills for success in public speaking, language comprehension, improved study techniques and new concepts mastery
Public, private, charter and home-school students in grades K-8 within our 50-county Oklahoma region
$180 per school
*Prior to Oct. 31, 2023
$199 per school
*After Oct. 31, 2023
DEADLINE TO REGISTER
SCHOOL SPELLING BEE DEADLINE
ONLINE TESTING TO BE COMPLETED
END OF MARCH
THUNDER REGIONAL SPELLING BEE
What grade levels are able to participate in the Spelling Bee?
What counties are part of the 50-county region?
How is the participation fee used?
This fee goes directly to the Scripps National Spelling Bee to sustain the Bee. Fees are used for staff support, printing and mailing costs, and to implement the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C.
Is there a separate registration for Scripps National Spelling Bee and the Thunder Regional Spelling Bee?
No, enrolling your school at www.spellingbee.com/enrollment will register your school completely.
How will the students who are selected to compete in the Thunder Regional Spelling Bee be determined?
The 25 top-placing students determined through the online testing platform will advance to the Thunder Regional Spelling Bee.
How will I know what words to use at my school’s spelling bee?
Scripps National Spelling Bee will mail your school’s spelling bee representative a list of words prior to your school’s bee.
Who do I contact with questions?
Debbie Williams, Community Engagement Programs Manager, 405-208-4780 or firstname.lastname@example.org.