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Spelling Bee 2020

Central Oklahoma Spelling Bee

DATE: February 29, 2020

TIME: 1:00 p.m.

LOCATION: Samis Auditorium at OU Children’s Hospital

**SUBMIT REGIONAL WINNER INFORMATION AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE**


Regional Spelling Bees

You can refer to the region break-down on the Newspapers In Education website (https://nie.newsok.com/spellingbee) to determine your school’s region.

Region 1: MAKEUP DATE February 13 – 6:00pm, Jones High School Commons – 304 Dr. Lee Simmons, Jones 73049

Region 2: February 11 – 6:30pm, Douglass High School Auditorium – 600 N. High Ave, Oklahoma City 73117

Region 3: MAKEUP DATE February 11 – 6:00pm, James Griffith Intermediate Elementary School – 1861 S. Indian Meridian, Choctaw 73020

Region 4: January 28 – 6:00pm, South Lake Elementary School – 12701 S. Portland, Oklahoma City 73170

Region 5: January 27 – 6:00pm, Nancy O’Brian Center for the Performing Arts, Norman North High School – 1809 Stubbeman, Norman 73069

Region 6: February 7 – 6:00pm, Pond Creek-Hunter Middle School – 200 E. Broadway St., Pond Creek 73766

Region 7: February 11 – 6:00pm, Pleasant Vale Elementary – 6020 E. Willow Road, Enid 73701

Region 8: February 4 – 5:00pm, Clinton Middle School – 1001 Orient St., Clinton 73601

Region 9: January 28 – 6:00pm, Canyon Ridge Intermediate – 3600 S. Sara Rd, Mustang 73064

Region 10: February 1 – 9:30am, Westwood Elementary – 502 S. Kings St, Stillwater 74074

Region 11: February 1 – 10:00am, Hobart High School – 401 N. Jefferson, Hobart 73651

Region 12: January 29 – 3:30pm, Mission Elementary School – 1200 S. Mission, Anadarko 73005

Region 13: February 11 – 6:00pm, Grove Elementary School – 2800 N. Bryan, Shawnee 74804

Region 14: January 29 – 1:00pm, Central Middle School – 1201 Fort Sill Boulevard, Lawton 73507

Region 15: February 4 – 1:00pm, Plato Elementary School – 1011 W. Plato Rd., Duncan 73534

Region 16: January 30 – 6:30pm, Whitebead Public School – 16476 NCR 3200, Pauls Valley 73075

Region 17: MAKEUP DATE February 12 – 10:00am, Hanna Activity Center (Gym) – 1000 S. Broadway, Tipton 73570

Region 18: January 30 – 6:00pm, Lincoln Elementary School – 615 Stanley, Ardmore 73401

Region 19: February 11 – 6:00pm, Northwest Heights Elementary School – 1715 W. University Blvd, Durant 74701

Region 20: February 6 – 6:00pm, Central Elementary School – 206 SE F Ave, Idabel 74745

Please make sure students arrive at least 30 minutes before the bee is set to begin for registration.

As a reminder, our policy for cancelling regional bees due to inclement weather is:

-If the weather appears threatening, the coordinator of the regional bee and I will make a joint decision about whether to cancel the bee and use the make-up date. We will make this decision at least 6 hours before the start of the bee, or by 4 p.m. Friday if the bee is scheduled for a Saturday morning.

-If the bee is postponed due to inclement weather, this information will be communicated via email and on the homepage of the Newspapers In Education website at https://nie.newsok.com. If the weather conditions are potentially hazardous, please be sure to check your email and/or the website for cancellation information.

You will send your winner AND runner-up to the regional bee, and should make sure your alternate is prepared to attend in case one of the top two students is sick or otherwise unable to attend at the last minute.

Any questions you have about the regional bee should be directed to Bailey Huntsman (bhuntsman@oklahoman.com), not to the host school.

Don’t forget this information, too!

School spelling bees must be held by January 17. Please remember to plan ahead in case of inclement weather.

-Submit your winner and runner-up names directly to Scripps at www.spellingbee.com. You should also determine an alternate but do not need to turn in the alternate’s name.

-After your school bee, you may give copies of the 2020 Words of the Champions study guide to your winner, runner-up and alternate to prepare for the regional bee. Do not distribute any pronouncer’s guides- this is grounds for disqualification!


THIS FORM IS FOR REGIONAL BEE COORDINATORS ONLY.

A special thank you to our event sponsors!



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