The top two participants of the 63rd Annual Dallas Regional Spelling Bee will receive all-expenses paid trips to the Washington, D.C. area to participate in the Scripps National Spelling Bee. The Dallas Regional Spelling Bee is open to all public, private, charter, and home school students that have not exceeded the 8th grade within the 35-county Dallas region.

Enroll Your School

Dallas Region County Map

Eligibility Requirements

County Spelling Bees

Dallas County Spelling Bee

Champion Profiles

Scripps National Spelling Bee

RSVBee Program

Become A Sponsor

Winners Advance to Scripps National Spelling Bee

How It Works

*Please note that certain counties include district-level competition prior to their county spelling bees. Please communicate with your county coordinator to determine if your school winner will advance to a district level of competition*

Important Dates

May 1, 2020

Beginning of Early Bird Scholl Enrollment Period on the Scripps website ($175)


October 16, 2020

End of Early Bird Enrollment Period

October 17, 2020

Beginning of Standard School Enrollment Period on Scripps website ($250)

December 18, 2020

End of Standard Enrollment Period

January 22, 2021

Deadline for schools/school districts to conduct school and district level spelling bees

February 18, 2021

Deadline for County Coordinators to conduct county bees

February 19, 2021

Deadline for County Coordinators to e-mail County Champion Form and Photos to the Dallas Sports Commission

March 2021

The 63rd Annual Dallas Regional Spelling Bee

June 1-3, 2021

Scripps National Spelling Bee Week – Washington D.C.