The top two participants of the 61st Annual Golden Chick 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 Golden Chick Dallas Regional Spelling Bee is open to 4th-8th grade public, private, charter, and home school students within the 35-county Dallas region.

Enroll Your School

Dallas Region County Map

Eligibility Requirements

Regional Bee Venue

County Spelling Bees

County Coordinators

Champion Profiles

Scripps National Spelling Bee

RSVBee Program

Become A Sponsor

Winner Advances 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

April 23, 2018

Beginning of Pre-Enrollment Period on the Scripps website ($160)

August 21, 2018

End of Pre-Enrollment Period

August 22, 2018

Beginning of Early Bird School Enrollment Period on the Scripps website ($160)

October 15, 2018

End of Early Bird Enrollment Period

*All schools within Dallas County are required to enroll prior to October 15th, during the Early Bird Enrollment Period*

October 16, 2018

Beginning of Standard School Enrollment Period on the Scripps website ($235)

December 16, 2018

End of Standard Enrollment Period

January 18, 2019

Deadline for schools to conduct school bees

January 23, 2019

Deadline for schools to report school champion to County Coordinator

February 13, 2019

Deadline for County Coordinators to conduct county bees

February 15, 2019

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

March 9, 2019

The 61st Annual Golden Chick Dallas Regional Spelling Bee

May 26-31, 2019

National Spelling Bee Week