How do I sign up?
- Click here, and send us your name, and the community that will be represented in the local Bee.

What is the age range allowed for participants?
- Participants must be between the ages of 9 and 14. They may not be younger than 9 years of age, and they may not be older than 14 years of age.

What grade level are the participants allowed to be in?
- Participants must be in or between the 4th grade and 7th grade. They may not have graduated past the 7th grade.

Do I need to work in a school to participate in the Spelling Bee?
- No. You only need a group of willing participants that you will be able to help prepare for the local competition.

How many participants do I need in order to host a spelling bee in my town?
- You may have as many as you would like. You may have from five to fifty students. It doesn't matter, as long as these participants meet the age and grade level requirements.

As a volunteer or teacher, do I need to do anything before I begin helping the students to study the word list?
- Yes. You need to administer the pre-test and send the results to us, or you can just give them to us at regionals. We will eventually be requesting volunteers to administer a post-test after the local competition. Therefore, it might be easier to hand us the pre-test and post-test results at regionals.

Where can I find the word list for the local competition?
www.bnesbee.wikispaces.com/Local+Competition+Resources

Are there specific resources for teachers and volunteers?
www.bnesbee.wikispaces.com/Local+Competition+Resources

Are there specific resources for students/participants?
www.bnesbee.wikispaces.com/Local+Bee+Study+List+for+Students

Regional Word List

All Word Study Lists


Are there any materials available to help volunteers/teachers promote the spelling bee in the school or around the community?
- Yes. You may download a promotional flier from the website. It is available in English and Bulgarian, just scroll down to the end of the page.